Racing Great Kevin Harvick to Perform Coin Toss at Outback Bowl

December 27, 2013

TAMPA, Fla. - Outback Bowlofficials announced today that 23-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race winner Kevin Harvick will perform the official coin toss atthis year's Outback Bowl college football game in Raymond James Stadium. Harvick is the driver of the No. 4Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) and aperennial Sprint Cup championship contender.

The Outback Bowl will kick off at 1p.m. EST on New Year's Day as the No. 14 LSU Tigers square off against the IowaHawkeyes. Tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster at (813) 287-8844 or 1-800-745-3000 and can be purchasedonline at www.ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased at anyTicketmaster outlet in the state of Florida.

For information on limited priorityseating call the Outback Bowl office directly at (813) 874-BOWL or go to thebowl web site at www.outbackbowl.com for details.

Outback Steakhouse and SHR haveteamed up for a third consecutive NASCAR season. Outback will serve as primarysponsor of Harvick for tworaces each in 2014 and 2015, and when not serving as a primary sponsor, will bean associate sponsor with placement on the B-post of the No. 4 Chevrolet SS.Outback's popular Bloomin' Monday promotion will continue in 2014, where whenever Harvick finishes among thetop-10 in a Sprint Cup race, a free Bloomin' Onion will be offered to customerson the Monday following the race. Customers have been treated to over 400,000 free Bloomin' Onions sincethe first Bloomin' Monday in 2012. Find out more at www.Outback.com\racing

About Outback Steakhouse:

At Outback Steakhouse, our flavorsrun wild - where it's not only OK to sit back, relax and forget your manners -it's encouraged. "No Rules, Just Right," is the spirit of the Outback thatdelivers a delicious and no worries dining experience. Outback Steakhouse wasvoted No. 1 Best Steak in the 2012 Zagat Survey of National Full-ServiceRestaurant Chains for the fourth consecutive year. For more information, pleasevisit www.Outback.com, www.Facebook.com/Outback, or www.Twitter.com/Outback.

About Stewart-Haas Racing:

Stewart-HaasRacing is the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned bythree-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of HaasAutomation - the largest CNC machine tool builder in the western world. Theteam fields four entries in the elite Sprint Cup Series - the No. 14 Bass ProShops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet for Stewart, the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet for DanicaPatrick, the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet for Kevin Harvick and the No.41 Haas Automation Chevrolet for Kurt Busch. Based in Kannapolis, N.C.,Stewart-Haas Racing operates out of a 140,000-square-foot facility withapproximately 250 employees. For more information, please visit us on the Webat www.StewartHaasRacing.com, onFacebook at www.Facebook.com/StewartHaasRacingand follow on Twitter @StewartHaasRcng.