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Harvick's 2nd win this season has him, Stewart-Haas team aiming for bigger things

Kevin Harvick knew his first-year Stewart-Haas Racing team was better than it had shown the past few weeks. After taking the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday night, Harvick is convinced the group has exactly what it takes to win a Sprint Cup championship."I'm excited about it and I think that's why everybody on this team came here," Harvick said. "We came here to race for wins, to be in a position to contend for a championship. I really feel like everybody on this team feels like we bettered ourselves by coming together."They took a major step to proving that with Harvick's first victory in 18 races at the track "Too Tough To Tame." It made Harvick the first this season with two victories — and a lock for the season-ending, 16-team Chase for a Sprint Cup championship.The victory also ended a maddening slump where Harvick had finishes of 41st, 39th, 36th, seventh and 42nd in the races since the team's breakthrough win at Phoenix last month.Harvick said such a stretch might...

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