DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 88 Armour Sandwich Creations Chevrolet RACE: VFW Help A Hero 200 (147 laps / 200.8 miles)
TRACK: Darlington Raceway
DATE: Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015
Quotes | Kevin Harvick
“Darlington is one of those tracks you circle on your calendar each year just for the fact of its history. I’m looking forward to returning there this Labor Day weekend and getting back behind the wheel of the No. 88 Armour Sandwich Creations Chevrolet.”
Notes | No. 88 Team
HARVICK AT DARLINGTON: Harvick has a total of 12 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) starts at Darlington Raceway, earning one top-five and seven top-10 finishes with one pole. He’s led 119 laps at the track nicknamed “The Lady in Black,” and his average finish is 11.8. The two-time NXS champion has made one start at Darlington for JRM, which came in last year’s 147-lap event, where he started fourth and led five laps en route to a seventh-place finish.
ARMOUR SANDWICH CREATIONS AND FEED OUR VETS: Armour’s new Sandwich Creations are quick, ready-to-eat meal solutions to make the perfect sandwich. Sandwich Creations items come in four flavors, including BBQ Pork, BBQ Chicken, Chicken Taco and Buffalo, and can be found in the packaged meat section of the grocery store. Armour, a Pinnacle Foods brand, will be changing the traditional Armour blue and gold colors on the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro to red, white and blue for the first time ever in support of Feed our Vets. As part of the launch of Sandwich Creations, Pinnacle Foods will be donating Armour products to Feed Our Vets, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to help those veterans in the United States, along with their spouses and children, whose circumstances have left them on the battlefield of hunger.
88 ARMOUR SWEEPSTAKES: Armour is running a sweepstakes featuring 11 monthly winners for eight months (March – October), who will receive a Kevin Harvick prize pack, and a grand prize that includes a dream race weekend for two and custom Bad Boy Recoil iS. Entries can be submitted online at https://www.armourpitstop.com/.
WINNINGEST CHASSIS: The No. 88 team will unload with chassis No. 892 this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Harvick has been the only driver of what is the winningest chassis in the No. 88 stable. He has never finished outside of the top eight with the car, earning three wins (Atlanta in February 2014, 2015 and Fontana in March 2015), six top-five and eight top-10 finishes in eight races. Harvick has led the most laps in five of those eight races, ultimately leading 448 laps for a total of 35 percent of all laps completed in chassis No. 892.