Eric Richardson sweeps Twin 38s

TOM MACHT / THE CALIFORNIAN Late Model cars lineup in front of a packed grandstand at the start of the first of two Spirit of 76 Twin 38s at Kern County Raceway Park on Saturday.

Eric Richardson had a first Saturday night at Kern County Raceway Park.

Richardson became the first drive to earn two double main event victories in the same night when he won a shortened second NASCAR Late Model main event.

Richardson won the 38-lap first race, then was leading after 19 laps of the second race when a violent collision involving Buddy Shepherd and points leader Lance Wilson prompted officials to end racing for the night.

Wilson and Shepherd were in a tight battle for third and fourth, well behind Richardson and Racin Vernon, when the cars bumped and

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