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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Dalton Sargeant is looking to make the tow west worth it, and he's off to the right start Saturday.
The 17-year-old rookie from Boca Raton, Florida, won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award presented by Coors Brewing Co. in qualifying for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Kern County Raceway Park. Sargeant posted a lap of 18.013 seconds (99.928 mph) in his No. 55 GALT Ford around the banked half-mile for the opener of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
SOPHIA, N.C. - Ryan Preece likes starting up front and racing in the NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour.
Preece captured his seventh career Coors Light Pole Award in his 11th appearance on the tour during qualifying on Saturday.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Brandon McReynolds was fast out of the gate as the NASCAR Next driver paced practice Saturday for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season-opener at Kern County Raceway Park.
McReynolds put down a lap of 18.164 seconds (99.097 mph) in the No. 16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota around the banked half-mile in preparation for Saturday night's NAPA Auto Parts 150.
SOPHIA, N.C. - After a rough start to his 2015 campaign Andy Seuss is back to normal at Caraway Speedway.
The defending NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour champion paced the field during practice for the Charles Kepley Memorial 150 Saturday with a fast lap at 15.748 seconds (104.013 mph). Seuss is looking to rebound from an early-race accident in the season opener two weeks ago at Caraway.
Ryan Preece followed closely in second at the .455-banked oval with a time of 15.769 (103.723).
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Winning championships in California is nothing new to Brian Richardson. But his 2014 trophy was a little more meaningful thanks to the many family members who helped him through the year.
Richardson rolled to the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championship in the CITGO Late Model Division at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, California. He had 10 wins and finished in the top five in all 20 races.
It wasn’t as easy as it looked for the 39 year-old Bakersfield native.
Knauf France announced today that the company will further increase its presence in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series by officially supporting rising star Thomas Ferrando in his quest for the ELITE 2 division title and his progress in his NASCAR career.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Jeran Frailey successfully defending his Salina Highbanks Speedway championship, and got a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series state title to go along with it.
Frailey captured the 360 Modified Division title at .375-mile clay high-banked oval and claimed the Oklahoma championship.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season begins this Saturday night at Kern (Calif.) County Raceway Park with the NAPA Auto Parts 150, the first of thirteen scheduled events in the 2015 season. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the field at Kern.
NAPA Auto Parts 150 Setup
• Defending champion Greg Pursley, now retired, owns the track record for most wins with two victories at Kern.
SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports will run a second car in select races during the 2015 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. Ron Silk will drive the No. 40 15-40 Connection Chevrolet for the team.
“I feel it is very important for us as a company to continue to develop our product line,” said Rob Fuller, owner of LFR Chassis and Rob Fuller Motorsports. “Ronnie has a great deal of experience in this division and will be a great pilot for our car as we try different set ups and test different packages and pass along the data to our LFR Chassis customers.”
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 2015 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour will hold its second race of the season on Saturday night at Caraway Speedway with the Charles Kepley Memorial 150, the second of three scheduled visits to the track for the tour this year. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers at Caraway:
DAYTONA BEACH. Fla. – When the curtain closed on the 2014 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season, Greg Pursley raised the championship trophy for the second time and then announced his retirement from racing.
His departure leaves a wide-open race for the 2015 championship, which kicks off Saturday with the NAPA Auto Parts 150 at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, Calif.
And there are plenty of talented young drivers looking to make their mark in Pursley's absence.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After controlling Victory Lane recently at Caraway Speedway, the owners of the past four NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championships experienced a rough start to their season. They'll look to turn their fortune around Saturday when the tour returns to Caraway for the Charles Kepley Memorial 150.
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FONTANA, Calif.— K&N Filters has extended its entitlement sponsorship of the touring NASCAR K&N Pro Series for five years, through 2021, the sanctioning body announced Friday at Auto Club Speedway.
And with good reason. According to K&N Engineering CEO Tom McGann, “This is probably the best return on investment we have in sports marketing, bar none.”
SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Rob Fuller Motorsports is excited to announce Corey LaJoie as the driver of the No. 15 15-40 Connection modified Chevrolet. LaJoie and the team will run seven races in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour (NWMT) this season.
LaJoie has plenty of experience in multiple racing series, including previous runs in the NWMT and Sprint Cup. He has made additional starts in NASCAR’s XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series. LaJoie also competed in NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series East where he racked up five wins, 17 Top-5 and 20 Top-10 finishes.