Ken Schrader Advance: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway


No. 2 Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q/Kroger Chevrolet Silverado
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race 15 of 25

Too Tough to Tame 200


BIG NUMBERS: Ken Schrader is no rookie at the track that's "Too Tough to Tame," having made 14,488 laps over 55 starts at the egg-shaped oval in NASCAR's top-three series (Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck). Schrader has earned four pole awards (fall of 1993, spring of 1988 and spring of 1987 in the Sprint Cup Series, fall of 1989 in the Nationwide Series) and has a best finish of second, which he earned in 2001 in the Truck Series.

 

WINNING BAR-B-Q: Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q returns to the No. 2 Chevrolet Silverado this weekend at Darlington (S.C) Raceway. Stubb's made its Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) and Truck Series debut in July at Gateway (Ill.) International Raceway where Kevin Harvick earned his first-career Truck Series pole and drove the No. 2 to a dominating victory.

 

FORE!: In addition to competing in the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series races in Michigan International Raceway, Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) co-owner Kevin Harvick will also get in a few rounds of golf over the next week. The Kevin Harvick Foundation has partnered with the Wyndham Championship PGA Tour for the Kevin Harvick Foundation Pro-Am presented by Technology Concepts & Design at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. on Monday, August 16th. Harvick will be joined by Sprint Cup Series drivers Elliott Sadler and Scott Speed, in addition to other celebrities, PGA Tour professionals and amateurs. Admission to the event is only $15.

 

THOUGHTS FROM THE DRIVER: Ken Schrader

 

What are your thoughts on Darlington Raceway?

"Darlington is a track where I have a lot of Cup Series starts, so I'm pretty familiar with its characteristics and challenges. Some people call that 'character,' others call it frustrating, but make no mistake about it, Darlington is unique.  There will never be another track like it because I believe they broke the mold, and a lot of drivers breathed a sigh of relief."

 

PREVIOUS RACE RECAP: Ken Schrader continued his streak of top-10 finishes, earning his fourth straight top 10 in KHI equipment. After a solid fourth-place qualifying run, Schrader battled the handling of his truck throughout the night, pulling off a 10th-place finish in the No. 2 Moore's Marinade Chevrolet Silverado.

 

CHASSIS HISTORY: The No. 2 team will utilize chassis No. 042 this weekend at Darlington Raceway. Chassis No. 42 has visited victory lane twice in 2010. Kevin Harvick drove the chassis to the win at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March and Elliott Sadler wheeled it to his career-first Truck Series victory at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in July.

 

ARE YOU A FOLLOWER? Twitter users can now keep up-to-date with Kevin Harvick Inc.'s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Teams by following at http://twitter.com/KHI_TruckSeries. In addition, you can follow KHI's Nationwide Series team at http://twitter.com /KHI_NNS. Want more from KHI? Follow KHI's co-owners Kevin and DeLana Harvick at http://twitter.com/kevinharvick and http://twitter.com/delanaharvick.

 

 

About Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q

 

Austin, Texas-based Stubbs Legendary Bar-B-Q is the maker of Stubb's, the #1 premium Bar-B-Q brand of sauces, rubs and marinades in the country. Stubbs products are all-natural, feature gluten free ingredients and are available in over 80% of grocery stores nationwide. Stubbs products have garnered praise from publications such as Wine Spectator, Cook's Illustrated, Men's Fitness and the book Eat This, Not That, by David Zinczenko. 

 

Stubb's roots are in the iconic Stubb's restaurant and live music venue in Austin, Texas that marries music and Bar-B-Q. Legends such as B.B. King, Joe Ely, George Thorogood, Stevie Ray Vaughn and Willie Nelson have all "sang for their supper" at Stubbs original location in Lubbock Texas.  CB Stubblefield "Stubb", the Company's founder used to say "I was born hungry; I want to feed the world". Today the Company honors its founder with its annual "Feed The World" tour that brings Stubb's famous Bar-B-Q and sauces to thousands of homeless and hungry people in cities across the nation.   For more information, go to www.stubbsbbq.com.

About Kevin Harvick Inc.

Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI), established in 2001 by Kevin and DeLana Harvick, is an 80,000 sq. ft. facility located in Kernersville, N.C. Home of the 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship team, KHI enters 2010 in its seventh full year of competition with two full-time Truck Series teams and one full-time Nationwide Series team.  Four-time Truck Series champion Ron Hornaday returns to the helm of the No. 33 Truck team looking for his fifth title and third championship for KHI (2009 and 2007), while Sprint Cup series stars Kevin Harvick and Elliott Sadler guide the No. 2 Truck team.  Two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Harvick will again shine as the lead driver of the No. 33 Nationwide Series team as he continues to make his mark in motorsports and establish KHI as one of the top teams in NASCAR competition. For more information about KHI and its teams, please visit www.KevinHarvickInc.com.


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