Harvick Makes His Third Start This Season In The NXS

Kevin Harvick

NASCAR Xfinity Series Overview
 

Event: LTi Printing 250 at Michigan

Date: June 9, 2018

Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn

Layout: 2-mile oval

 

Kevin Harvick Notes of Interest
· The No. 98 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing with Biagi-DenBeste (SHR) makes its seventh appearance of 2018. Chase Briscoe has three starts in the No. 98, Kevin Harvick two and Aric Almirola made one.

 

· FIELDS makes its first appearance as the primary sponsor of the No. 98 Ford with driver Kevin Harvick in 2018. FIELDS appeared on Harvick’s No. 4 K&N Pro Series West Ford at Sonoma and the No. 41 Ford for SHR in the Xfinity Series at Watkins Glen in 2017.

 

· FIELDS, one of the companies of Sports Fields Inc., is the pre-eminent builder of fields and sports parks in the country. FIELDS is committed to “Building Sports Parks of Distinction.” The company’s fields facilitate peak team performance, are constructed using the industry’s best resources, and embody the essence of durability, precision, technological innovation, service, and quality. By combining the premium quality fields with the best in customer care, the company creates sports parks of distinction that wow teams, coaches, and guests. FIELDS is truly setting the standard in today’s field construction and sports park construction business.

 

· FIELDS has worked with the Kevin Harvick Foundation over the last few years to help create fields at the Boys & Girls Club in Vero Beach, Florida, Greensboro, North Carolina and in Harvick’s hometown of Bakersfield, California. FIELDS is currently working with the foundation on a new project in Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

· In their first race of the season, Harvick and the No. 98 team scored the win Feb. 24 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Harvick started fifth, won both stages, led 141 of 163 total laps and beat runner-up Joey Logano by 4.183 seconds.

 

· Harvick is making his third of five scheduled Xfinity Series starts in the No. 98 Ford Mustang for SHR in 2018.

 

· Harvick has one Xfinity Series win at Michigan (August 2003), four top-five finishes and eight top-10s in his 10 Xfinity Series starts at Michigan.

 

· This weekend marks Harvick’s first Xfinity Series start at Michigan since June 2015, when he started seventh and finished sixth.

 

· In 343 career Xfinity Series starts, Harvick has 47 wins, 184 top-five finishes, 257 top-10s, 25 poles and 9,639 laps led.

 

· The team’s spotter, Tim Fedewa, claims Holt, Michigan as his hometown. Holt is approximately 55 miles north of the track.

 

· Harvick will be joined in the Michigan field by SHR teammate Cole Custer in the No. 00 Haas Automation Ford Mustang.

 

Kevin Harvick, Driver of the No. 98 FIELDS Ford Mustang
“I’m looking forward to getting back behind the wheel of the No. 98 Ford Mustang, and it’s great to have FIELDS supporting us for the weekend. They came on the car for both the Xfinity Series race at Watkins Glen and the K&N West race at Sonoma last year, so they got the win at Sonoma, finished sixth at The Glen, and now we have them joining us for a third time. Hopefully, we can go out there and put up a strong effort, both for the folks at FIELDS and the guys working on the No. 98 Mustang. Richard Boswell and his crew put in a ton of effort and do a great job getting our cars prepared. They don’t race every weekend, but I can tell you they put in a full-time effort, and they’re a fun team to work with.”

 

Kevin Harvick Michigan Performance Profile
 

 

No. 98 FIELDS Team Roster
Primary Team Members:

 

Driver: Kevin Harvick

Hometown: Bakersfield, California

 

Crew Chief: Richard Boswell

Hometown: Friendship, Maryland

 

Car Chief: Nick Hutchins

Hometown: Columbia, South Carolina

 

Lead Engineer: Jonathon Toney

Hometown: Newton, North Carolina

 

Second Engineer: Dillion Silverman

Hometown: Chico, California

 

Spotter: Tim Fedewa

Hometown: Holt, Michigan

Over-The-Wall Crew:

Front Tire Changer: Eric Maycroft

Hometown: Algonmquin, Illinois

 

Rear Tire Changer: Daniel SmithHometown: Concord, North Carolina

 

Rear Tire Carrier: Mike Morneau

Hometown: Oxford, Maine

 

Gas Man: Justin White

Hometown: Lynnville, Tennessee

 

Jackman: Stan Doolittle

Hometown: Ninety-Six, South Carolina

 

 

Road Crew Members:

 

Truck Driver: Jason Eidson

Hometown: Dallas, North Carolina

 

Mechanic: Craig Benike

Hometown: West Bend, Wisconsin

 

Mechanic: Shawn Warren

Hometown: Concord, North Carolina

 

Interior/Tires: Tom Gagliano

Hometown: East Hampton, Connecticut

 

Engine Specialist: Sean Irvan

Hometown: Monterey, California

 

TIL NEXT TIME, I AM STILL WORKING ON MY REDNECK!

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