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Thompson in Turn 5: Kevin Harvick Came Close to Catching “The Turtle” – & Should Be Commended For It

Kevin Harvick and the No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil team’s record-setting streak of 81 races without a DNF ended in Fontana, California last Sunday. It was a tough pill to swallow for Harvick and his Richard Childress Racing crew, who had finished every Sprint Cup event since Dover in September of 2006. After an engine failure got the better of them at the Monster Mile, their streak of running at the finish lasted through the rest of 2006, the entire 2007 and 2008 seasons, and into the second race of the 2009 Cup schedule. That’s an impressive feat that Harvick and his crew should be immensely proud of.

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