|· Earning It Since 2014: Harvick is in his 17th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season and his fourth at Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) with crew chief Rodney Childers at the helm. In their first three seasons together, Harvick and Childers combined to produce 12 victories, 11 poles, 54 top-five finishes and 75 top-10s; led 5,815 laps; won the 2014 Cup Series title; finished runner-up in 2015 to champion Kyle Busch and eighth in 2016.
· Points Position: Harvick arrives at the Coca-Cola 600 ranked sixth in the NASCAR Cup Series standings with 347 points after a third-place finish at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. He trails leader Kyle Larson by 128 points.
· Leading Laps: Through the first 11 points-paying NASCAR Cup Series events of 2017, Harvick ranks third in laps led with 469 of 3,298 total laps contested – more than 14.2 percent. He trails series-leader Martin Truex Jr. by 67 laps. Harvick has led at least one lap in seven of the 11 points-paying events of 2017, including at least 10 laps in five straight points-paying events. Harvick leads the series in miles led with 760.792.
· Harvick at Charlotte since Joining SHR:Harvick has six Cup Series points-paying starts at Charlotte and four non-points starts in the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race since joining SHR at the beginning of the 2014 season. He scored runner-up finishes in 2014 and 2015 in the All-Star Race. Harvick has one win, one pole, three second-place finishes, a ninth-place finish and a 38th-place finish in his six points-paying starts at Charlotte since joining SHR. His lone win came in the Bank of America 500 in October 2014, when he started seventh, led 162 laps and beat Jeff Gordon to the finish line by.571 of a second. He finished runner-up to Jimmie Johnson in May 2014, Joey Logano in October 2015 and Truex in May 2016. Harvick won the pole in October 2016 with a lap of 27.547 seconds at 196.029 mph.
· Harvick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Charlotte: The Coca-Cola 600 will mark Harvick’s 32nd career points-paying Cup Series start at Charlotte. He has three wins (May 2011 and 2013, October 2014), a pole (October 2016), seven top-five finishes and 14 top-10s at the 1.5-mile oval. The 41-year-old driver has led 334 laps, has an average starting position of 16.2, has an average finish of 15.4 and has completed 96.4 percent (11,043 of 11,454) of the laps he’s contested there. Harvick’s three Cup Series wins at Charlotte trails only Johnson’s eight and Kasey Kahne’s four among active Cup Series drivers.
· Runner-Up Finishes at Charlotte: Harvick is tied with Matt Kenseth among active Cup Series drivers with four runner-up finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway. They both trail NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty’s nine for most all-time.
· Upcoming Milestone: Harvick sits at 48 second-place finishes in the Cup Series and needs one more to break a tie with Lee Petty and take sole possession of 10th on the all-time Cup Series second-place-finishes list. Harvick also needs 290 laps led to become the 17th Cup Series driver of all-time to lead 11,000 or more laps.
· Double Duty at Charlotte:Harvick will drive the No. 41 Hunt Brothers Pizza Ford Mustang for SHR in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race Saturday at Charlotte.
· Harvick at Charlotte in the Xfinity Series: Harvick has 27 NASCAR Xfinity Series starts at Charlotte. He has three poles (May 2001, May and October 2003), seven top-fives, 17 top-10s, and has led 293 laps with an average finish of 10.7. He has also scored top-fives in five of his last seven Xfinity starts at Charlotte. His best Xfinity finish at Charlotte was second in October 2012, when he took the checkered flag 2.760 seconds behind race-winner Joey Logano.
· Harvick at Charlotte in the Camping World Truck Series: Harvick has three starts at Charlotte in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. He started third, led 70 of 136 laps and finished fifth in his first start in May 2003. He started sixth and finished fourth in May 2004. In his most recent Truck Series start at Charlotte in May 2007, Harvick started 24th and finished 28th after he suffered a mechanical issue.
· Career NASCAR Cup Series Totals: Harvick has 35 wins, 158 top-fives, 290 top-10s and 19 poles in 585 career Cup Series starts heading into Sunday’s 600-mile event at Charlotte.
· Harvick the TV Broadcaster: Harvick will serve as the play-by-play announcer in the FOX TV booth for the first-ever all-driver NASCAR Xfinity Series race broadcast at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway June 10. It will mark his fifth appearance in the booth since the start of the season. He also visited the booth on Feb. 25 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, March 18 at Phoenix International Raceway, April 22 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, May 6 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, as well as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event April 1 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. He also is slated to broadcast the Truck Series races July 21 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Oct. 13 at Talladega.
· Harvick’s Happy Hours on SiriusXM Radio: On March 14, Harvick announced that he will hostHappy Hours on SiriusXM Radio. The show debuted March 28 and airs every Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. ET, featuring Harvick’s distinctive perspective on his sport and life outside the track. Harvick and co-host Matt Yocum take calls from listeners and give NASCAR fans a unique view on the driver’s life and interests when he is away from the racecar. In June, the show will begin airing every other week.