"Our All-Star race is a lot different than other sports." Harvick said recently. "With the All-Star race they put a million dollars in front of you. Anytime they put that much money in front of anybody it's going to cause things to rise to another level. Take the points away from that and you really have some unique scenarios that come up. It's always fun when you know there is really nothing on the line but to win. If you do, then usually there is a big check waiting for you at the end so that gives you some bragging rights and a lot of money."
"Charlotte (Motor Speedway) is just one of those places that you have to have everything going well. Especially the All-Star event it seems like everybody brings their latest and greatest stuff to see if it will make it through the inspection line and not blow up. That means you have to have your best stuff there and you have to put a night together with all the short segments this year and the bonuses for trying to win the segments you've got to try to make something happen. It's just a unique race." Harvick added.
The #29 Bud Chevy is coming off a 16th place at Darlington. Last season, Happy brought home a 9th place finish, after battling a ill handling race car. Harvick hopes to grab his second all star win, matching his 2007 feat.
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