Kevin Harvick No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet Event Preview: Bristol

Pre-Race Reports | NASCAR Cup Series | 03/12/14

Budweiser Racing Team Notes of Interest

Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) this weekend for the Food City 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race.

Bud Tap Room... Fans wanting to take their Bristol racing experience to the next level can purchase tickets for the Bud Tap Room package, which combines grandstand seat tickets with access to an indoor, climate-controlled, skybox suite. Not only will fans have spectacular racing views, but also a $25 food and drink voucher, access to private restrooms and the ability to watch closed-circuit TVs. Harvick will make a special appearance at the Bud Tap Room on Sunday prior to the Food City 500. More information on the special ticket package can be found by calling 866-415-4158 or by

Chassis Info…The No. 4 team will utilize Chassis No. 846 in Sunday’s race. This is a new car from the Stewart-Haas Racing shop.

Bristol Stats... Harvick has 26 starts at BMS. He has earned one win (April 2005), nine top fives and 12 top 10s, and has an average start of 17.7 and an average finish of 13.4 at BMS. 

Loop Data... Harvick owns a number of impressive marks in NASCAR’s Loop Data scoring system at BMS heading into this weekend's event, third in fastest drivers late in a run (113.837 mph); third in green flag passes (887 passes); fifth in green flag speed (114.994 mph); fifth in speed in traffic (114.528 mph); seventh in average running position (13.596) seventh in closers (12 positions gained); ninth in driver rating (89.8); and 10th in laps in top 15 (5,523 laps)

Looking Back... During last year’s spring race at BMS, Harvick started 18th and finished 14th.

Double Duty… In addition to racing the No. 4 Chevrolet on Sunday, Harvick will drive the No. 5 Armour Chevrolet Camaro in NASCAR Nationwide Series competition for JR Motorsports in Saturday’s race. ESPN2 will have live television coverage of the race while PRN radio affiliates and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio provide the radio broadcast starting at 1:30 p.m. EDT.

Harvick on Racing at BMS

What is your outlook heading into this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway?

“Bristol is a track where I’ve had a lot of good results in the past. We’ve run well so far this year, other than a parts failure last weekend, but we’re still getting established as a team. Every week is a new page in the notebook for us and I’m looking forward to getting on the track Friday and seeing exactly where we are speed-wise, how the car feels and all of that.”

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