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NASCAR, FOX Sports Announce TV Schedule

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today the broadcast schedule for the remainder of the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series and NASCAR Whelen Modified Tours Championship events on FOX Sports 1.

The schedule includes 28 events for NASCAR’s touring series including previously aired races from Bristol Motor Speedway, Greenville Pickens Speedway, and Irwindale Speedway.

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51 FIFTY Partners With Sonoma

Track Release

SONOMA, Calif.  – Sonoma Raceway has welcomed a Central California-based business as its newest official partner, as 51 FIFTY becomes the raceway’s official energy drink.

51 FIFTY, based in Livingston (Calif.), will be the exclusive energy drink at all Sonoma Raceway major-event weekends in 2014, including the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and IZOD IndyCar Series. 

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Patience Pays Off For Staropoli

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Patrick Staropoli played the patient game in his first visit to Irwindale Speedway. The result was the rookie's first NASCAR victory.

The 24-year-old from Plantation, Fla., took the lead on a Lap 137 restart and drove to the win in the NAPA Auto Parts 150. It was just the sixth career start for the Harvard University graduate.

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QUALIFYING: McReynolds Rolls At Irwindale

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Brandon McReynolds is running for the NASCCAR K&N Pro Series West championship this season, and he's making an early season statement at Irwindale Speedway.

The 22-year-old from Mooresville, N.C., was fastest in practice and then went out and won his first career Coors Light Pole Award Saturday in qualifying for the NAPA Auto Parts 150. McReynolds had a lap of 18.150 seconds (99.174 mph) around the graduated-banking on the half-mile track.

David Mayhew qualified second at 18.152 (99.163), with Greg Pursley third at 18.247 (98.646).

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PRACTICE: McReynolds Fast At Irwindale

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

IRWINDALE, Calif. -- Brandon McReynolds set the pace Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West's return to Irwindale Speedway.

McReynolds had a fast lap of 18.290 seconds (98.414 mph) around the progressive banked half-mile as the series prepared for Saturday night's NAPA Auto Parts 150.

David Mayhew was second quickest overall with a lap of 18.293 (93.398) in the second session. His lap of 18.333 (98.184) led the first practice.

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K&N West Statistical Advance: Irwindale

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West heads to Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway for the first time since July 2011 on Saturday, March 22 for the NAPA 150. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Irwindale, as well as some other statistical trends:

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K&N West News & Notes: Irwindale

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – One of the pleasures in life is reuniting with an old friend.

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will do just that when it rolls into Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway on Saturday, March 22 for the NAPA 150 for the first time since July 2011.

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FansChoice.tv Brings Race Track To The Fans

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Motorcycle races at Daytona. Sports cars at Watkins Glen. Modifieds at Langley.

For race fans, if they couldn’t make it to the track and the event didn’t have television coverage, there hasn’t been an option to watch all the action. Until now.

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Custer Finally Gets Phoenix Win

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

AVONDALE, Ariz. – Cole Custer had the checkered flag in sight four months ago at Phoenix International Raceway, but had to wait until Thursday night to get the win.

Custer, 16, won the Talking Stick Resort 75, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season opener in the Arizona desert. The Ladera Ranch, Calif., driver started from the pole position and first had to deal with three-time Phoenix race winner Greg Pursley and then with a hard-charging Brennan Newberry on a green-white-checkered finish.

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QUALIFYING: Custer On A Quest

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR

AVONDALE, Ariz. – With his second straight 21 Means 21 presented by Coors Brewing Company Pole Award at Phoenix International Raceway, Cole Custer looks for the win he thought he had at the track about four months ago.

In qualifying for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West’s 2014 season-opening Talking Stick Resort 75 on Thursday, the 16-year-old from Ladera Ranch, Calif., won his second series-career pole position with a lap time of 27.369 seconds for an average speed of 131.536 mph on the one-mile oval in his No. 00 NAPA Auto Parts/Haas Automation Chevrolet.

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2014 Schedule/Results

DATE RACE/VENUE WINNER/POLE VIEW
Feb 27 Talking Stick Resort 75
Phoenix International Raceway
Cole Custer
Cole Custer
Race Results
Race Review
Mar 22 NAPA Auto Parts 150
Irwindale Speedway
Patrick Staropoli
Brandon McReynolds
Race Results
Race Review
May 3 Stockton 150
Stockton 99 Speedway
May 17 NKNPSW Iowa 5/17/14
Iowa Speedway
May 24 NKNPSW Kern County 5/24/14
Kern County Raceway Park
Jun 21 NKNPSW Sonoma 6/21/14
Sonoma Raceway
Jul 12 NKNPSW State Line 7/12/14
State Line Speedway
Jul 26 NKNPSW Colorado 7/12/14
Colorado National Speedway
Aug 1 NKNPSW Iowa 8/1/14
Iowa Speedway
Aug 16 NKNPSW Evergreen 8/16/14
Evergreen Speedway
Aug 30 NKNPSW Kern County 8/30/14
Kern County Raceway Park
Sep 13 NKNPSW Miller 9/13/14
Miller Motorsports Park
Oct 11 NKNPSW All American 10/11/14
All American Speedway
Nov 6 NKNPSW Phoenix 11/6/14
Phoenix International Raceway

* Denotes Rookie
# Qualifying cancelled; Field set per rule book