There’s no telling whether there will be a bountiful harvest of fast-food pizza, fried chicken and tacos at the housewarming, but newly retired NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick and his wife recently purchased the home marked by his appearance in the film “Talladega” became famous Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby.
The Charlotte Business Journalciting Mecklenberg County records, reported Tuesday that the Harvicks purchased the 12,042 square foot mansion at the end of October for $6.75 million. The six-bedroom, nine-bathroom home, which sits on 1.31 acres and includes two docks, a boat lift, a sandy beach area, a putting green and an infinity pool with a hot tub, is located on Lake Norman in Cornelius, North Carolina .
Harvick ranks No. 10 on NASCAR’s all-time list with 60 victories on the Cup circuit in his 23 years of racing, including winning the 2014 Cup Series championship. His annual salary and endorsements at Richard Childress Racing and Stewart-Haas Racing totaled $210 million from 2007 to 2022 alone, according to Spotrac.
His new home was built in 2002 and served as the residence of fictional NASCAR driver Ricky Bobby, played by actor Will Ferrell in “Talladega Nights,” which premiered in 2006 and grossed more than $163 million worldwide.
According to the Charlotte Business Journal, the property, which also features a billiards room and a panic room with a vault door, was listed in February for $9.9 million and underwent a major renovation after selling for $4 million in 2018 subjected.