Harvick on road from Bronx to the Glen

Childress veteran threw out first pitch at Yanks game before heading to upstate race

Updated: August 12, 2011, 10:05 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEW YORK -- Kevin Harvick grew up in California. But he should feel right at home in upstate New York this weekend, where he'll face off against the rest of the Sprint Cup field on the road course at Watkins Glen.

Harvick grew up racing Go-Karts in California, so he says he's comfortable turning right on a road track.

"All we ever did was race on the road courses and for me, it's one of those things that I enjoy," Harvick said Wednesday afternoon. "It's a lot of fun; ...

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