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Kevin Harvick’s Busch Beer throwback for Darlington Raceway revealed

Kevin Harvick will drive a throwback paint scheme honoring former NASCAR Busch Series champions at Darlington Raceway.

The No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford Mustang will sport a retro blue-and-white Busch Beer look for the NASCAR Cup Series Southern 500 throwback race at the 1.366-mile South Carolina oval on Sept. 6 (6 p.m. ET on NBCSN/NBC Sports App, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The car also features the old Busch Series logo (which is now the NASCAR Xfinity Series) and a tribute to Harvick’s pair of series championships in 2001 and 2006.

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In addition to the paint scheme, Busch Beer, the Official Beer of NASCAR, has also created a specialty can that pays homage to all the former Busch Series title winners.

Harvick has established himself as a championship favorite this season. He currently sits as the Cup Series regular-season points leader with three races to go before the playoff opener at Darlington. He has recorded six race victories, 15 top fives and 19 top 10s in 23 races this year.