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ERIC HOLMES WINS NASCAR WEST RACE AT ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY

NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES, WEST
Source — NASCAR
Date Posted — October 17, 2010
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ERIC HOLMES WINS NASCAR WEST RACE AT ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY

ROSEVILLE, Calif —Eric Holmes came out on top after a race-long duel with David Mayhew to win the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 in NASCAR K&N Pro Series action Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd at All American Speedway.

Holmes, out of Escalon, Calif., celebrated his 36th birthday in style by winning the race from the pole position, his first Coors Light Pole Award of the season, while inching closer to his third series title.

He pulled away from Mayhew, who finished second, for the final time on a Lap 144 restart to collect his fifth win of the season and the 14th of his series career. It also was his third win at the Roseville track. Holmes and Mayhew exchanged the lead multiple times and spent a good portion of the night side by side.

Eric Schmidt in his first series start this season finished third. Paulie Harraka, who was looking for his third straight victory at All American finished fourth followed by Juan Pitta in fifth.

Luis Martinez Jr">Luis Martinez Jr., Jonathan Gomez, Moses Smith, Jason Bowles and Jacob Gomes rounded out the top 10.

The Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 will air on SPEED on Thursday, Oct. 21 at 6 p.m. ET.

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will close out its 2010 campaign on Saturday, Nov. 13 in the 3 Amigos Tequila 125 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway.

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NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST-TOYOTA/NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 Results

Saturday

At All American Speedway

Roseville, CA

Lap length: 0.333 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (1) Eric Holmes, Escalon, Calif., Toyota, 150 laps, 47.259 mph, $8,600.

2. (10) David Mayhew, Atascadero, Calif., Chevrolet, 150, $5,500.

3. (5) Eric Schmidt, Roseville, Calif., Chevrolet, 150, $3,000.

4. (4) Paulie Harraka, Wayne, N.J., Toyota, 150, $2,600.

5. (9) Juan Pitta, Galt, Calif., Chevrolet, 150, $2,000.

6. (7) Luis Martinez, Jr., Long Beach, Calif., Ford, 150, $2,575.

7. (8) Jonathon Gomez, Twin Falls, Idaho, Chevrolet, 150, $2,800.

8. (13) Moses Smith, Tempe, Ariz., Toyota, 150, $2,175.

9. (6) Jason Bowles, Ontario, Calif., Ford, 150, $2,750.

10. (2) Jacob Gomes, Manteca, Calif., Chevrolet, 150, $1,625.

11. (19) Travis Milburn, Eagle, Idaho, Ford, 150, $2,100.

12. (3) Michael Self, Park City, Utah, Chevrolet, 150, $2,071.

13. (17) Wes Banks, Oakdale, Calif., Ford, 150, $1,550.

14. (16) Troy Ermish, Fremont, Calif., Chevrolet, 149, $2,020.

15. (23) Rodd Kneeland, Sonoma, Calif., Chevrolet, 147, $1,500.

16. (20) Jack Sellers, Sacramento, Calif., Chevrolet, 147, $1,450.

17. (21) Greg Rayl, Roseville, Calif., Ford, 146, $1,850.

18. (12) Greg Pursley, Newhall, Calif., Ford, 145, $1,800.

19. (14) Justin Funkhouser, Paradise, Calif., Chevrolet, 144, $1,250.

20. (22) Joe Miller, Tooele, Utah, Chevrolet, 139, $1,200.

21. (15) Todd Souza, Aromas, Calif., Chevrolet, 95, suspension, $1,650.

22. (11) Thomas Martin, Auburn, Calif., Chevrolet, 65, electrical, $1,600.

23. (18) Bobby Grewohl, Hollister, Calif., Toyota, 11, rear end, $1,050.

Race Statistics

Time of Race: 1 hour 3 minutes 25 seconds

Margin of Victory: .406 seconds

Fastest Qualifier: E.Holmes (87.059 mph, 13.77 seconds)

Caution Flags: 9 for 61 laps.

Lead Changes: 10 among 3 drivers.

Lap Leaders: E. Holmes 1-26; D. Mayhew 27-28; J. Gomes 29-44; D. Mayhew 45-55; E. Holmes 56-70; D. Mayhew 71; E. Holmes 72-94; D. Mayhew 95-104; E. Holmes 105-111; D. Mayhew 112-113; E. Holmes 114-150.

Standings: 1. E. Holmes, 1822; 2. D. Mayhew, 1666; 3. P. Harraka, 1614; 4. M. Smith, 1544; 5. L. Martinez,Jr., 1514; 6. J. Gomez, 1500; 7. G. Pursley, 1456; 8. M. Self, 1410; 9. T. Souza, 1375; 10. T. Milburn, 1312.

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