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    Sprint Cup Championship Live Blog

    By Jeff Evans
    Sunday, Nov 16 2014 12:28 PM

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    Harvick wins in Phoenix, advances to NASCAR final

    AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Kevin Harvick finally has a shot to win his first Sprint Cup championship, while Jeff Gordon was once again denied in his drive for No. 5. Harvick routed the field Sunday at Phoenix International Raceway, where he...

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    Kevin Harvick tweet-feuds with his wife, hilarity ensues

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    5 things that stood out for Bakersfield Speedway in 2014

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    Visalia's Thompson primed for California Hot Rod Reunion

    Conceived as a one-time event, the 23rd annual NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion takes place Friday through Sunday at Auto Club Famoso Raceway. Nostalgia Funny Car drivder Brad Thomspon of Visalia stopped by our studio on Tuesday to talk...

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    Harvick's win sets tone for Chase

    After months of pit-stop messes, near wins and laps led, Kevin Harvick's victory Saturday night at Charlotte comes just in time as NASCAR's Sprint Cup Chase winnows its way toward a fast finale. With the win at Charlotte, Harvick is now...

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    Camping World Truck Series champ Crafton to race at Bakersfield Speedway

    Defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion and current points leader Matt Crafton will be competing in the 29th annual Bud Nationals at Bakersfield Speedway on Friday and Saturday nights. Crafton, who was raised in Tulare, will...

  8. Goaltenders arrive, more players coming to camp

    Goaltenders Fran Tuhimaa and Ty Rimmer skated with the Condors for the first time on Monday after arriving from AHL training camp in Oklahoma City. Tuohimma, a rookie, is under an NHL contract and was assinged by Edmonton while Rimmer,...

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    Emotional night for Childress family at Bakersfield Speedway

    There was tears of joy as well sadness for members of the Childress family on Saturday night at Bakersfield Speedway. Fourteen days after the unexpected death of their grandmother, Lorel Childress, Brian Childress wrapped up the American...

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    NASCAR announces sweeping rule changes

    NASCAR announced sweeping rule changes on Tuesday, reducing testing, reducing horsepower and deemphasizing aerodynamics for its Sprint Cup Series. NASCAR will ban all private testing at any track following the season finale at...

  11. Mayhew talks about his NASCAR West win in Utah

    Bakersfield's David Mayhew sums up his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory on Sept. 13 on the road course at Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah. It was his fourth win of the season and his first career win on  road course. Mayhew...

  12. A bit of Bakersfield in Charlotte

    Bakersfield native and NASCAR Spring Cup driver Casey Mears, who lives in Charlotte, N.C.,  found a little something to remind him of home. Tacos  Tequila  Whiskey Good start to a menu

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    Harvick wins Nationwide race in Atlanta

    HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) — Kevin Harvick led the final 159 laps to beat Joey Logano and win an unusually wreck-free NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night. Harvick, who will start from the pole Sunday night in...

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