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Kevin Harvick pays tribute to Dale Earnhardt after Atlanta win

Kevin Harvick flashed the “3” in honor of NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt as he drove by fans on a victory lap following his win in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

The tribute called to mind Harvick’s first win in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, which was in 2001 at Atlanta in his third race with Richard Childress Racing.

That win, which came shortly after Earnhardt’s death, was Harvick’s last one at the 1.54-mile track prior to Sunday. Harvick, who drives the No. 4 Ford for Stewart-Haas Racing, now has 38 wins in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.