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Kevin Harvick Future Racing Plans: A New Chapter Beyond NASCAR Cup Series

Kevin Harvick Future Racing Plans: On the latest Dale Jr. Download episode aired on November 8th, the guest of honor was none other than Kevin Harvick. In the captivating two-hour dialogue, the former 2014 NASCAR Cup Series champ, who concluded his full-time NASCAR Cup Series career at the end of 2023, firmly stated his decision never to grace the NASCAR Cup Series racetrack again. However, he left the door ajar for potential races in other series.

Harvick made it clear, asserting, “I’m not sure, yet. The door is open. I’m not going to drive Cup ever again. Never again.”

His reasoning behind this resolve delved into the challenges of balancing in and out of the intensely competitive Cup Series. “I just can’t be competitive. I can’t make myself go there and say, ‘I’m looking for a top-30 today.’ That’s what it would be. You’d be lucky to run 30th,” Harvick expressed, emphasizing the difficulty of maintaining competitiveness in such a high-stakes environment.

Regarding potential future ventures, Harvick remains entirely open. Freed from any specific manufacturer obligations post his driving contract with Stewart-Haas Racing, Harvick’s KHI Management late model program, previously aligned with Ford, now enjoys the liberty to explore different options.

Harvick elaborated, “The late model teams in my mind were an asset for KHI Management.” Explaining his vision, he continued, “So the theory is, okay we’re going to have the late model teams, the supers and late model stocks so that our clients can get in the cars, and we’ll use the cars for our clients or special events, like [Dale Jr.] did with Larson.”

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The prospect of steering something in 2024 ignited Harvick’s enthusiasm. He hinted at participation in grassroots events or other entertaining endeavors. When Dale Earnhardt Jr. proposed the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series or NASCAR Xfinity Series, Harvick entertained the idea but balked at the pressure-packed manner in which Earnhardt operates his Xfinity Series team.

“I’m not going to do it that way. No way. You’re a brave man,” Harvick chuckled, appreciating Earnhardt’s bold approach while affirming his personal stance.

Even though Harvick has retired from NASCAR Cup Series racing, the idea of him donning a firesuit, helmet, and gloves again isn’t entirely out of the question.

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Our Reader’s Queries

What is Kevin Harvick going to do next?

Harvick’s love for the racetrack is undeniable, as he can’t imagine a life without it. Apart from his upcoming transition to the media industry, he also manages a driver management company, co-owns a late model racing series, operates a golf cart business, and is raising two budding racers of his own. His passion for the sport is evident in his various ventures, making him a true icon in the racing world.

What is Kevin Harvick going to do in 2024?

After 22 years of racing at the top of NASCAR, Harvick announced his retirement in January. This sparked a season-long celebration of the California native’s career, filled with heartwarming moments. In 2024, Harvick will transition to the Fox Sports booth.

What is Kevin Harvick going to do after he retires?

As Harvick prepares to make his return to Phoenix Raceway, a track where he has had immense success, the realization finally sets in that he will be retiring as a NASCAR Cup Series driver. After Sunday’s race, he will be moving on to the next chapter of his career as a Fox Sports broadcaster.

Is Kevin Harvick done racing?

With over 20 years of experience covering NASCAR, I’ve witnessed countless drivers come and go. Kevin Harvick, however, has left an indelible mark on the sport. After an impressive career spanning 826 races, 120 wins, and one Cup series title, the 47-year-old from Bakersfield, California has officially retired as a fulltime Cup driver. It’s hard to imagine NASCAR without Harvick, but his legacy will undoubtedly live on.

Khushal Bhatia
Khushal Bhatia
Khushal Bhatia, a distinguished BA (Hons) English graduate from St. Stephen College (University of Delhi) and a holder of a Post Graduate Diploma in Journalism (English) from IIMC Delhi, is an accomplished journalist. Currently affiliated with, Khushal is an expert in covering a range of sports topics with a specialization in motorsports, particularly NASCAR. His insightful articles explore the nuances of the sporting world, providing readers with comprehensive analysis and the latest updates. With a commitment to unbiased reporting, Khushal's expertise and authoritative voice make him a reliable source for sports enthusiasts.


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