KNPSW: Bickford Hoping for Bigger Things in 2016 After Season of Close Calls in K&N West

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. and NAPA, Calif. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images North America photo – For James Bickford, his 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West stat sheet does not do him justice. In a season full of close calls and near-misses, the 17-year-old, Napa, Calif. native made strides in the “Learning” category despite …

KNPSW: Bickford Scores Dominant K&N West Victory; NASCAR Next Driver Wins for Second Time at Stateline

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POST FALLS, Idaho – official series release by Tim Southers, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — James Bickford is ready to call Idaho his home away from home, after winning his second consecutive race at Stateline Speedway on Saturday night. After making a late pass in last year’s race and leading only four laps en route to his first career NASCAR …

K&N Pro Series West and Camping World Truck Duos Headline Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Tonight at 7 Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — James Bickford Motorsports/Getty Images for NASCAR photos — A pair of NASCAR K&N Pro Series West drivers — Bob Bruncati Racing’s James Bickford and Thompson Motorsports’ Hannah Newhouse — headline an all-new edition of the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show, airing live tonight at 7 p.m. Eastern on the Performance Motorsports …

KNPSW PRACTICE: Bickford Fast At Roseville; K&N Pro West Rookie Paces Both Sessions

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. — By Jason Christley, NASCAR — Noah Graham/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — NASCAR K&N Pro Series West rookie James Bickford paced both 45-minute practice sessions Saturday at All American Speedway in advance of the Toyota/NAPA 150. Bickford had a lap of 86.888 mph (13.797 seconds) to lead the final practice for the top speed overall. The 16-year-old Napa, California, …

KNPSW: Bickford Clinches K&N West Sunoco Rookie of The Year Honors With Two Races Remaining

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — By John Tejada, NASCAR — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — James Bickford went from a 25th-place finish in his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West debut to winning his first career race and now top rookie honors in the series. The 16-year-old Napa, California, native has clinched the Sunoco Rookie of the Year title with two races …

RADIO/PODCAST: Teenage Winners Bickford, Bowen and Little Provide Power Punch to Last Night’s Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Last night, on a special Wednesday night edition of the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show, weekend winners and rising teenagers Jesse Little (NASCAR K&N Pro Series East), Anderson Bowen (Southern Super Series) and James Bickford (NASCAR K&N Pro Series West) joined Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online co-hosts Tom Baker …

Bickford, Little and Bowen Make Up Power Trio of Guests on Special Wednesday Edition of the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show at 7 PM Eastern

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — ABR/NASCAR/Getty Images photos — On a special Wednesday night edition of the Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show, a power trio of guests joins the main cast as weekend winners Jesse Little (NASCAR K&N Pro Series East), Anderson Bowen (Southern Super Series) and James Bickford (NASCAR K&N Pro Series West) return to …

KNPSW: Bickford Finishes On Right Note; Teenager Takes 1st K&N Pro West Win At State Line With Late Pass

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POST FALLS, Idaho – official release — By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR — William Mancebo/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — James Bickford showed Saturday night he’s a fast learner. And a fast driver. The Napa, California, driver in just his seventh NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race, passed former champion Greg Pursley with four laps to go in the NAPA Auto Parts/Toyota 150 …

KNPSW PRACTICE: Bickford Leads The Way at Stockton

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May 3, 2014 — By Jason Christley, NASCAR — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — STOCKTON, Calif. — NASCAR K&N Pro Series West rookie James Bickford posted the fastest lap Saturday afternoon at Stockton 99 Speedway in practice for the Stockton 150. Bickford’s top lap of 13.857 seconds (64.949) was just .005 seconds faster than former series champion Greg Pursley. Pursley had …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Bickford hopes to turn big chance into big gains in 2014

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February 12, 2014 — Audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Photo credit Don Thompson — NAPA, CA — James Bickford didn’t even expect to get a chance in 2014. Instead, he ended up with an opportunity beyond his wildest imagination. Bickford, who will turn sixteen next month, was tapped to …

RADIO/PODCAST: Quartet of Rhodes, Bickford, Osborne and Hirschman highlights last night’s Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show

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February 7, 2014 — RaceChaser Online/Speed77 Radio audio — CHARLOTTE, NC — If you missed last night’s brand new Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online, you missed quite an earful, but we’ve got it all for you right here! Co-hosts Jacob Seelman and Kyle Souza took to the Roundtable in usual host Tom Baker’s absence, …

Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show Features K&N Pro Series drivers Bickford and Rhodes, Modified Shoes Hirschman and Osborne tonight at 7 PM Eastern

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Charlotte, N.C. – February 6, 2013 – NASCAR K&N Pro Series drivers James Bickford and Ben Rhodes will be spotlighted on tonight’s Stock Car Steel/SRI Motorsports Show at 7pm Eastern on Speed77 Radio Powered by RaceChaser Online. NASCAR WHELEN Modified racer “Money” Matt Hirschman and WHELEN Southern Modified Tour Series Rookie Joe Ryan Osborne will also be featured on the …