Rheem will sponsor Kevin Harvick at Las Vegas (Mar), Darlington and Kansas Sep). Image from Stewart Haas Racing.
As Kevin Harvick embarks on his 22nd year within the NASCAR Cup Sequence, a acquainted effect rejoins the driver of the No. 4 Ford Mustang for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) in 2022.
Rheem, The US’s No. 1 water heating effect and major aircon and heating producer, is commemorating its 15th anniversary in racing, and as a a part of the occasion, Rheem will accomplice with Harvick and the No. 4 team for 3 NASCAR Cup Sequence races. Harvick will power the No. 4 Rheem Ford Mustang March 6 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Would possibly presumably 8 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway and Sept. 11 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City.
The pairing reunites Rheem with Harvick, a relationship that began in 2007 when Harvick obtained the Daytona 500 in dramatic vogue, beating NASCAR Hall of Famer Heed Martin for the victory by .02 of a second in a frantic green-white-checkered lift out. It ended in Rheem serving as a important accomplice for Harvick’s NASCAR Xfinity Sequence team, Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI), in 2008.
“Kevin Harvick helped start Rheem Racing and via KHI, Kevin played an excellent role in Rheem realizing fee within the game and progressively intelligent up to the NASCAR Cup Sequence,” mentioned Ed Raniszeski, executive director, Rheem motorsports. “Kevin’s prolonged historical previous with Rheem and his immense rapport with Rheem customers makes this a genuinely welcome homecoming. NASCAR has been an increasingly more treasured platform for Rheem and we hope this reunion serves as our manner of thanking racing followers for supporting Rheem and all sponsors who showcase their brands and imagine within the vitality and future of NASCAR.”
Rheem’s debut with KHI got right here on Would possibly presumably 2, 2008 at Richmond (Va.) Raceway the set aside Harvick carried out second within the Lipton Tea 250. Harvick delivered Rheem its first victory as a important sponsor on Feb. 27, 2010 when he obtained the Sam’s City 300 at Las Vegas. Rheem aligned as a important accomplice with Harvick within the NASCAR Cup Sequence in 2011 and stayed with him via the 2013 season earlier than Harvick joined SHR in 2014.
“It’s been 15 years since we first began working with Rheem and it’s immense to be aid with them,” Harvick mentioned. “The NASCAR fan is their customer, and we’ve labored genuinely tough to stamp that relationship to be definite that Rheem will get a factual return on its funding. This year roughly throws it aid to the diagram all of it began with Rheem being a important sponsor on one in every of my racecars. I’m proud to protect their colours again in 2022.”
Harvick is the 2014 NASCAR Cup Sequence champion and he could be a two-time Xfinity Sequence champion (2001 and 2006). He has 119 capabilities-paying victories all over NASCAR’s prime-three national touring series – Cup (58 wins), Xfinity (47 wins) and Camping World Truck (14 wins).
Harvick’s season kicks off with the non-capabilities Busch Light Conflict at the Coliseum Feb. 5-6 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum earlier than the succesful start of the 2022 campaign with the 64th annual Daytona 500 Feb. 20 at Daytona (Fla.) Global Speedway.
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