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STATISTICAL ADVANCE: ANALYZING LARRY H. MILLER DEALERSHIPS UTAH GRAND PRIX AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK

NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST
Source — NASCAR
Date Posted — April 26, 2011
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STATISTICAL ADVANCE: ANALYZING LARRY H. MILLER DEALERSHIPS UTAH GRAND PRIX AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK
Greg Pursley (26) leads Patrick Long (9) and David Mayhew (17) early in the race. Photo: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits Miller Motorsports Park in Tooele, Utah, on Saturday, April 30. Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers in series action:

"The four series races at MMP featured four different race winners – Jason Bowles, 2007; Todd Souza, 2008; Patrick Long, 2009; and Greg Pursley, 2010. Souza and Pursley are entered in this year’s race."

Greg Pursley (No. 26 Gene Price Mtrspt Ford)

• One win, two top fives in two starts at MMP

• Win at Miller Motorsports Park was in 2010

• Average finish at MMP of 2.5

• Led 14 laps at MMP in 2010

• Four career series wins

• Six career series poles

Eric Holmes (No. 20 NAPA Toyota)

• Two top 10s in three starts at MMP

• Best finish at MMP was sixth in 2010

• Average finish at Miller track of 10.0

• Led one lap at MMP (2009)

• 14 career series wins

• 13 career series poles

David Mayhew (No. 17 MMI Services Chevrolet)

• One top 10 in three starts at MMP

• Best finish at MMP of eighth was in 2008

• Average finish at MMP of 15.33

• Led 16 laps at MMP

• Three career series wins

• Six career series poles

Moses Smith (No. 16 HASA Pools/NAPA Filters Toyota)

• Three top fives in four starts at MMP

• Best finish at MMP of fourth on two occasions

• Average finish at Miller Motorsports Park of 6.0

• Led one lap at MMP (2010)

• Best career series finish of second on two occasions, most recently Roseville on April 16

Daryl Harr (No. 2 WestWorld Computers Chevrolet)

• One top five, two top 10s in four starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Best finish at MMP of fifth was in 2008

• Average finish at MMP of 11.25

• Led six laps at Miller

• Best career series finish of fifth on three occasions, most recently at MMP in 2008

Jim Inglebright (No. 1 ESEF Chevrolet)

• One top 10 finish in four starts at MMP

• Best finish of 10th was in 2007

• Average finish at MMP of 12.0

• Led 16 laps at Miller Motorsports Park

• Three career series wins

• One career series pole

Brett Thompson (No. 61 Rich Thompson Trucking Chevrolet)

• Best finish of 12th (2009) in two starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Average finish at MMP of 12.5

• One career series win

• One career series pole

Luis Martinez Jr">Luis Martinez Jr. (No. 6 King Taco/Sunrise Ford/Lucas Oil Ford)

• Best finish of 19th (2010) in two starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Average finish at MMP of 20.5

• Best career series finish of third at Colorado in 2010

• One career series pole

Todd Souza (No. 13 Central Coast Cabinets Chevrolet)

• One win, two top 10s in four starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Win at MMP was in 2008, in one of four series races he ran that season

• Average finish at Miller Motorsports Park of 8.75

• Led two laps at MMP, en route to win in 2008

• Victory at MMP is only career series win

Travis Milburn (No. 14 Cooks Collision Ford)

• One top 10 in three starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Best finish at MMP was 10th in 2010

• Best career series finish of sixth at Colorado in 2009

Brian Wong (No. 89 World Stage Racing Dodge)

• One top 10 in two starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Best finish at MMP was sixth in 2009

• Average finish at MMP of 10.0

• Best career series finish of third at Portland in 2009

Tony Toste (No. 19 MMI Services/Papich Construction Chevrolet)

• Two top 10s in two starts at Miller Motorsports Park

• Best finish at MMP was seventh in 2010

• Average finish at MMP of 8.0

• Best career series finish of second at Las Vegas in 1998

Kyle Kelley (No. 7 Upracing.com/Jamison Eng/Apex Chevrolet)

• One top five, two top 10s in three starts at MMP

• Best finish at MMP of 5th in 2010, also a career-best series finish

• Average finish at Miller Motorsports Park of 13.0

Scott Ivie (No. 74 MSI Development Ford)

• Best finish of 11th (2009) in two starts at Miller Motorsports Park, also best career finish

• Average finish at MMP of 18.5

NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST AT MILLER MOTORSPORTS PARK

• This race will be the fifth series visit to Miller Motorsports Park.

• MMP is located on 500 acres in Tooele, Utah. The track, which was designed by engineer Alan Wilson and opened on April 1, 2006, features multiple configurations.

• The four series races at MMP featured four different race winners – Jason Bowles, 2007; Todd Souza, 2008; Patrick Long, 2009; and Greg Pursley, 2010. Souza and Pursley are entered in this year’s race.

• There have been three different winners of the Coors Light Pole Award. Patrick Long is the only driver to win the pole twice at MMP (2009 and 2010).

• Moses Smith has the most top-five finishes, with three.

• With three each, Smith and Bowles are tied for the most top-10s.

• Patrick Long has led the most laps of competition, running out front for 50 circuits.

• Only four drivers – Smith, Souza, Daryl Harr and Jim Inglebright – started all four previous series races at MMP.

• Only one of the four series races at MMP was extended for a green-white-checkered finish – 2008.

• Only one of the four races was won from the pole – Patrick Long in 2009.

• Fifty-nine drivers have raced in series competition at Tooele.

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Article posted by RacingWest.com staff on April 26, 2011. http://www.racingwest.com

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