Harvick won twice during his first Sprint Cup season in 2001 and was a consistent winner, winning 24 times with RCR. He won the 2007 Daytona 500 and qualified for the Chase seven times in the 10 years since it debuted in 2004, finishing fifth or better five times.
It’s been a good run, one he and Childress can appreciate as it nears an end.
“I’m sure y’all have heard that old song, `Don’t blink, 100 years goes by fast,’ and this is just another chapter in life that we’re all living,” Childress said. “You’ve got to be tough to hang in there and make it, and we’ve did a lot together. We’ve won a lot. We’ve been through some tough times. But at the end of the day, 100 years go by awful fast.”