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Harvick shows off his ornery side

Harvick shows off his ornery side

Family dynamics are always an issue approaching the holiday season. You invite Crazy Uncle Mike over for Thanksgiving dinner and before you know it, Brother Larry takes a pumpkin pie to the face because Crazy Mike is off the meds.

That’s the wholesome dynamic we see at Stewart-Haas Racing heading into the four-race stretch run of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.

While the stout four-driver Joe Gibbs Racing crew is hanging out, cool and calm, protecting its turf, the SHR gang seems intent on taking a wrecking ball to its championship chances.

Why else would you jab a teammate in the face?

Kevin Harvick leaned inside the car of teammate Kurt Busch and...