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Kevin Harvick, No. 29 team vow to fight during final season at Richard Childress Racing

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    Kevin Harvick stands in Victory Lane next to the championship trophy after winning the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux)The Associated Press

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    Kevin Harvick celebrates with his wife, Delana, and daughter, Keelan, 7 months, in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla.(AP Photo/John Raoux)The Associated Press

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    Kevin Harvick's crew members gather on pit row after Harvick won the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)The Associated Press

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    Kevin Harvick crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)The Associated Press

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    Kevin Harvick (29) crosses the finish line ahead of Greg Biffle (16) to win the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited auto race at Daytona International Speedway, Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013, in Daytona Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Terry Renna)The Associated Press

Kevin Harvick and his Richard Childress Racing team sent a message to the garage following their dominating win in the first race of the 2013 season.

The team has 38 final races together and plans to get everything out of each one of them.

Harvick won Saturday night's exhibition Sprint Unlimited to open his last season with RCR. He's moving to Stewart-Haas Racing in 2014, a decision made more than a year before he'll leave the team that hired him in 1999.

He didn't want news of his departure out too early, and when it leaked last November with two races remaining in the season, it could have disrupted his final 13 months with RCR.

Instead, Harvick is determined to show this won't be a lame duck season.