Kevin Harvick won at AMS 18 years ago

Kevin Harvick won an emotional race at Atlanta Motor Speedway 18 years ago today.

After the death of Dale Earnhardt at Daytona, Richard Childress Racing placed Harvick in a white and black (opposite colors of Earnhardt) Goodwrench Chevrolet with the number No. 29 on the side.

Three races into his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career the 25-year-old went to victory lane.

Harvick would go onto win again that season at Chicagoland. He has 45 career wins in the MENCS claiming the championship in 2014.