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PRACTICE: Early Edge To Kwasniewski

Moffitt Fifth With K&N East Title On The Line
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
October 18, 2013 - 12:57pm

BRASELTON, Ga. – Dylan Kwasniewski topped the charts on Friday in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East practice at Road Atlanta.

The 18-year-old Las Vegas driver brings a five-point lead over Brett Moffitt, 21, into the event as the two NASCAR Next drivers vie for the series title. Kwasniewski made his way around the 2.54-mile road course in 87.306 seconds for an average speed of 104.735 mph.

Fleming Claims SoMod Sunoco Rookie Honors

By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
October 18, 2013 - 8:58am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After kicking off his NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour career with a bang in 2009, Luke Fleming completed his first full season of competition this year as the Sunoco Rookie of the Year.

Rain Cancels On-Track Activity For K&N East

Schedule Shifts For Inaugural Road Atlanta Event
By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR
October 17, 2013 - 2:57pm

BRASELTON, Ga. – Persistent rain showers throughout the day forced cancellation of all on-track activity for the inaugural NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event at Road Atlanta on Thursday.

NASCAR is working with IMSA and track officials to determine time windows for practice and qualifying sessions on Friday. The race is still scheduled for a 3:30 p.m. ET start.

FLAT OUT: The Business

AOL On Series Behind-The-Scenes With Dylan Kwasniewski

October 17, 2013 - 1:00pm

'Flat Out' Ep. 5 -- 'The Business': Getting behind the wheel isn't Dylan's only focus as a race car driver, he needs to focus on working with sponsors on the business end as well. These obligations, plus training for his upcoming races throw a wrench into his plans to take a vacation with his best friend from high school.

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VIDEO: Scenes From Charlotte

Southern Modified Tour At Charlotte Motor Speedway

October 17, 2013 - 8:37am

The NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour closed out its 2013 campaign on an historic night at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C.

George Brunnhoelzl III wrapped up his fourth tour title when he took the green flag for the UNOH Southern Slam 150 that was streamed live on both NASCAR.com and NASCARHomeTracks.com. Burt Myers capitalized on engine trouble for pole sitter Ryan Preece to take his second career Charlotte victory.

Whelen Modified Stat Advance: Thompson

Analyzing The Sunoco World Series 150 At Thompson Speedway
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 15, 2013 - 3:40pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour will conclude the 2013 season and crown a champion in the Sunoco World Series 150 presented by Xtra Mart on Sunday, Oct. 20 at Thompson (Conn.) Speedway. Below is a statistical look at the performance of tour and selected drivers at the track:

K&N East Statistical Advance: Road Atlanta

Analyzing The Inaugural Series Event At Road Atlanta
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 15, 2013 - 10:50am

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will head to Braselton, Ga., to close out the 2013 campaign with the inaugural series event at Road Atlanta on Friday, Oct. 18. Below is a statistical look at the performance of the series and selected drivers:

Whelen Modified News & Notes: Thompson

Preece Positioned For First Tour Title
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 14, 2013 - 3:30pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – It all comes down to Thompson (Conn.) Speedway as the 2013 NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour season concludes with the crowing of a champion in the Sunoco World Series presented by Xtra Mart on Sunday, Oct. 20.

Ryan Preece enters as the favorite to take home the hardware thanks to a 26-point advantage on defending champion Doug Coby. If Preece finishes 22nd or better on Sunday then the title is his, but that’s easier said than done.

K&N East News & Notes: Road Atlanta

Championship Comes Down To Kwasniewski Versus Moffitt
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 14, 2013 - 12:50pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Could this finally be the year for Brett Moffitt? Recent misfortune for Dylan Kwasniewski has certainly left the door wide open.

A title picture that looked like a foregone conclusion two races ago is now most certainly an uncertainty as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East heads to Road Atlanta to close out the 2013 campaign and crown a champion on Oct. 18.

Peralta Earns First Career Victory

Overtakes Suarez During Green-White-Checkered Finish
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
October 13, 2013 - 5:20pm

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – In the final stretch of the 2013 NASCAR Toyota Series season, the numbers are now in Rodriga Peralta's favor after the driver of the no. 24 Tame Racing Toyota won the Aguascalientes 240 on Sunday. 

Vilarino Wins Second Whelen Euro Title

Overcomes Spin, Holds On As Gabillon Wins LeMans Race
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
October 13, 2013 - 7:12am
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LEMANS, France -- Ander Vilariño overcame another near disaster Sunday to claim his second straight NASCAR Whelen Euro Series championship.

The 33-year-old from Spain was spun in the closing minutes of the season finale for the Elite Division on the 2.655-mile Circuit Le Mans Bugatti at LeMans, but he recovered to drive his No. 2 TFT-Banco Santander Chevrolet to a fourth-place finish.

Hayley Charges To Victory At All American

Earns First Career K&N Pro Series West Win
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
October 13, 2013 - 12:30am
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ROSEVILLE, Calif. – Cameron Cameron Hayley out-dueled polesitter and race leader Derek Thorn following the ninth and final restart of the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 Saturday night at All American Speedway to earn his first career NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory.

Hayley, a 17-year-old from Calgary, Alberta, battled Thorn for five laps following the last restart and made the decisive move on the outside to take the lead four laps from the finish and capture his first win in a championship points race.

QUALIFYING: Thorn Nabs All American Pole

Field Set For K&N West Toyota/NAPA 150 At Roseville
By Kevin W. Green, NASCAR
October 12, 2013 - 8:23pm

ROSEVILLE, Calif. - Derek Thorn set the fast mark in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West qualifying at All American Speedway on Saturday to take the Coors Light Pole for the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150.

A lap of 13.675 seconds (87.664 mph) on the third-mile oval earned the driver of the No. 6 Sunrise Ford/Lucas Oil/Eibach Ford his third pole this season and fourth of his career.

QUALIFYING: Patrick Goeters On A Roll

Follows Up First Win Of 2013 With First Pole Of The Season
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
October 12, 2013 - 7:18pm

AGUASCALIENTES, Mexico – Patrick Goeters is picking up momentum. Five weeks after winning his first race of 2013, Goeters topped the speed charts Saturday at Autódromo Internacional de Aguascalientes. 

The Mexico City, Mexico native and driver of the no. 43 Suspensión y Dirección/Husovarna Toyota raced around the .875-mile concrete oval in 24.101 seconds (130.700 mph), fast enough for his first pole award of 2013 and fifth of his career.

Gabillon Leads Wire-To-Wire At LeMans

Vilarino Rebounds From Spin To Retain Championship Lead
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
October 12, 2013 - 9:35am

LEMANS, France -- Frédéric Gabillon did what he needed to do - driving to the win Saturday - and Ander Vilarino avoided near disaster to remain firmly in control of the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series championship battle.

Gabillon led wire-to-wire to pick up his third win of the season. The 37-year-old Frenchman earned the pole in qualifying Saturday morning and kept the No. 5 Rapido Racing by Still Chevrolet out front for all 17 laps on the 2.655-mile Circuit Le Mans Bugatti at LeMans Saturday afternoon.