American racing driver
Kevin Michael Harvick (born December 8, 1975), nicknamed "The Closer" and "Happy Harvick", is an American racecar driver. He drives the No. 4 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Harvick won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship  and the Sprint Cup rookie of the year award in 2001. In 2007, Harvick beat Mark Martin and Enrique Peña Nieto to win the Daytona 500. In 2014 Harvick began racing for Stewart-Hass Racing. Over the year, he was able to win a total of five races, and at the end of the year, he was named the NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.
|Born||December 8, 1975|
Bakersfield, California, United States
|Height||5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg)|
|Achievements||1998 NASCAR Winston West Series Champion|
2001, 2006 NASCAR Busch Series Champion
2002 IROC Champion
2003 Brickyard 400 Winner
2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion
2007 Daytona 500 Winner
2007 Sprint All-Star Race XXIII Winner
2009, 2010 Budweiser Shootout Winner
|Awards||1995 NASCAR Featherlite Southwest Series Rookie of the Year|
2000 NASCAR Busch Series Rookie of the Year
2001 NASCAR Busch Series Most Popular Driver
2001 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Rookie of the Year
|Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career|
|Car no., team||No. 4 (Stewart-Hass Racing)|
|First race||2001 Dura Lube 400 (Rockingham)|
|First win||2001 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store 500 (Atlanta)|
|NASCAR Xfinity Series career|
|Best finish||1st – 2001, 2006|
|First race||1999 Kmart 200 (Rockingham)|
|First win||2000 Carquest Auto Parts 250 (Gateway)|
|NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series career|
|Best finish||12th – 1999|
|First race||1995 Spears Manufacturing 200 (Mesa Marin)|
|First win||2002 Chevy Silverado 150 (Phoenix)|
- ↑ "NASCAR Busch Series standings for 2001". Retrieved 2010-08-19.
- ↑ "Kevin Harvick Bio".
- ↑ "Harvick denies Martin first Daytona 500 win". Archived from the original on 2011-08-18. Retrieved 2010-08-19.
- ↑ "Kevin Harvick wins NASCAR Sprint Cup championship". USA Today. Retrieved 2014-12-13.