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    Gordon races to fifth Brickyard win; Harvick finishes 8th

    INDIANAPOLIS -- With a tinge of gray hair at his temples, his hat on backward and his two young children by his side, Jeff Gordon...

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    Sawyer wins feature race, apologizes for suspension

    Robby Sawyer raced to his first victory of the season Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway, then apologized. Not for anything...

  3. 14-year-old wins Late Model feature

    Danny Allen proved to be a quick learner during his first time driving on a track bigger than a quarter-mile. The 14-year old from...

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    Sylvester seeking 3rd straight Sports Mod win at Speedway

    He struggled early in the season, but Nick Sylvester has hit his stride at Bakersfield Speedway. Sylvester has won the past two...

  5. 14-year-old driver talks Late Models on show

    Fourteen-year-old Buddy Shepherd was a guest on Tuesday during the Bako Motorsports Power Hour and talked about competing in the...

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    Harvick claims Sprint Cup pole at Indianapolis with track record

    INDIANAPOLIS -- The season-long rivalry between Hendrick Motorsports and Team Penske heads into the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis...

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  1. Dillon wins Nationwide race at Indianapolis; Harvick finishes 4th

    BY DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer
    Saturday, Jul 26 2014 05:02 PM

    INDIANAPOLIS -- For a first time winner, Ty Dillon had the Brickyard's winning tradition down as cold as the celebratory beer he chugged outside his car.

    "We get to kiss the bricks, baby!" he radioed as he crossed the finish line. Dillon parked his car on the famed yard of bricks and raised his arms toward the sky in triumph. His No. 3 car wasn't going to budge from the bricks without a push -- it was out of gas.

    Dillon was the latest driver to kiss the bricks after he pulled away from Kyle Busch on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway to win for the first time in the Nationwide Series. Dillon made this celebration a family affair. Team owner and grandfather Richard Childress and Sprint Cup driver and brother Austin Dillon joined...

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    New coach hired for Condors

    He won't roll into Bakersfield until sometime next week, but on Wednesday the Condors announced that Jean-Francois Houle had been named as the new head coach of the team. The Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League purchased the...

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    Racing notebook: Dalton, Coffey make successful transitions to Spec Mod Division

    Chris Dalton and Jim Coffey both cut their racing teeth on dirt tracks but were drawn to pavement racing when Kern County Raceway Park opened last year. Dalton previously raced in the Sports Mod class at Bakersfield Speedway and Coffey...

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    Power Hour recap: KCRP Spec Mod drivers Dalton, Coffey join show

    It was a jam-packed Bako Motorsports Power Hour on Tuesday with four guests in studio. Spec Mod drivers Chris Dalton and Jim Coffey joined Steven Blakesley to talk about racing on the Kern County Raceway Park half-mile oval. Dalton, the...

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    BAKERSFIELD SPEEDWAY: Opportunistic Hurt wins IMCA race

    Ron Hurt of Hanford took advantage of an early bobble by Chris Mancebo to win the inaugural IMCA Stock Car A-main event at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night. Mancebo led the first three laps before getting loose in the fourth turn on...

  6. Plenty of parity in Late Models at Speedway

    Late Model stock cars take to the third-mile clay oval at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night where four previous races have produced four different winners. Steve Drake of San Luis Obispo was the latest to drive to victory at...

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    POWER HOUR RECAP: Rookie Puryear picks up first win

    Carson Puryear, a rookie driver in the American Stock class at Bakersfield Speedway, joined the Bako Motorsports Power Hour Tuesday as an in-studio guest following his first victory last Saturday night. Puryear raced flat-track quads last...

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    Brad Keselowski dominates in victory at New Hampshire

    LOUDON, N.H. -- Brad Keselowski hopped out of his car and grabbed an oversized broom to give a playful sweep of all the confetti already collected around his Ford. He then truly savored his victory, snagging a New England lobster and...

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    Richardson rebounds to win Late Model feature at KCRP

    A night that began disastrously for Brian Richardson ended with the Bakersfield driver celebrating in Victory Lane. After being involved in a Trophy Dash wreck that left his car with heavy damage and forced him to drive his cousin Eric's...

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    Heckman wins twice at Speedway, takes IMCA Modifieds point lead

    Kyle Heckman had two wins and the points lead coming into the IMCA Modified race at Bakersfield Speedway on Saturday night. One of those wins came when six-time winner Brad Pounds was not on the ground and the other came in a race during...

  11. Wreck opens door for Wilson in Trophy Dash at KCRP

    A two-car wreck during the CITGO Lubricants Late Model Trophy Dash put Brian Richardson's car out of commission. But it did nothing to slow down Lance Wilson. Wilson rallied from sixth position on the starting to grid to win the first of...

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    Racing notes: Richardson looks to build on points lead at KC Raceway

    Brian Richardson will be seeking to extend his points lead at Kern County Raceway on Saturday night as Late Models roar back into action with twin 35-lap features. Richardson has won six of 11 races on the paved half-mile oval and holds a...

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    Youth movement in full swing at KCRP

    From 8-year-olds just starting their racing careers to 65-year olds still dominating their sport, Tuesday's Bako Motorsports Hour covered a variety of topics. As for the youth movement, Bakersfield racers Kercie Jung, 8, and Tyler...

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