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Feb 5, 2024
Kevin Harvick, Inc. has announced it is returning to full-time competition in 2024, with plans to compete in Super Late Model and Late Model Stock events over the course of the year.
“With KHI Management representing drviers with all levels of experience, it felt like a good opportunity to jump back in to fulltime competition,” Kevin Harvick said. “We love to compete and it brings all aspects of our businsses together on the track.”
Brent Crews will contend for the zMAX CARS Tour Late Model Stock championship in the team's No. 29 Mobil1 Toyota Camry entry. Crews claimed the Trans Am Series' TA2 championship in 2023. He also won in the ARCA Menards Series' visit to Illinois State Fairgrounds during the 2023 season.
KHI will also field a No. 62 Late Model Stock entry, with driving duties shared between NASCAR Cup Series competitor Josh Berry, NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series driver Layne Riggs, 2023 ARCA Menards Series East champion William Sawalich and Landen Lewis.
There are also plans to field Super Late Models in select events over the course of the 2024 season. Berry, Sawalich and Lewis have been tabbed to compete in those events, as well as Berry's NASCAR Cup Series teammate at Stewart-Haas Racing, Ryan Preece.
Berry competed in the team's No. 62 Super Late Model at SpeedFest in January, as well as the team's Late Model Stock Car in a handful of end-of-season events in 2023. Berry scored podium finishes at both Hickory Motor Speedway's Fall Brawl and the Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National Motorsports Park in those events.
Preece took part in the 2023 Snowball Derby at Five Flags Speedway with Kevin Harvick, Inc., but was collected in an incident after completing 165 laps and finished 31st.
When Berry competed at SpeedFest in January, Landen Lewis piloted the No. 62 during the event's optional practice day while Berry attended NASCAR preseason media obligations. Lewis is also a former ARCA race winner and a champion in Legends and Dirt Modified racing.
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