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Analyzing the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 NASCAR West Race

Nascar West Series
Source — Nascar
Date Posted — October 15, 2011
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Analyzing the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 NASCAR West Race

DAYTONA BEACH, Florida — The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 15.

All American Speedway Data

Race: #13 of 14 (10/15/11)

Track Layout: .333-mile, paved oval

Race Length: 150 laps (50 miles)

Records

1-lap Qualifying: Jason Bowles, 13.589 seconds, 88.218 mph, April 4, 2009

150-lap Race: Eric Holmes, 44 minutes 21 seconds, 67.576 mph, April 4, 2009

Series Race Winners at Roseville

Eric Holmes, 3

Paulie Harraka, 2

Jason Bowles, 1

Jim Bown, 1

Jason Fensler, 1

Jim Insolo, 1

Sumner McKnight, 1

Jim Robinson, 1

Tim Williamson, 1

Series Pole Winners at Roseville

Paulie Harraka, 3

Jason Bowles, 2

Chuck Bown, 1

Jim Bown, 1

Eric Holmes, 1

Jim Insolo, 1

Greg Pursley, 1

Jim Robinson, 1

Bill Schmitt, 1

NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES WEST AT ALL AMERICAN SPEEDWAY

• This race will be the 13th series visit to All American Speedway. The track hosted five series events between 1977 and 1982 when it was a quarter-mile oval and seven races since 2008, after it was renovated and became a third-mile track.

• All American Speedway is located at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville, Calif. It began as a quarter-mile dirt oval in 1955 and was known as Placer County Speedway. It was paved in 1972.

• The 12 series races at All American Speedway produced nine different winners. Eric Holmes, with three wins, and his former teammate at Bill McAnally Racing – Paulie Harraka, with two wins – are the only multiple winners.

• Nine different drivers have qualified on the pole in series competition at Roseville. Harraka has the most poles, with three.

• Four drivers are tied for the most top-five finishes, with four each – Harraka, Holmes, David Mayhew and Moses Smith.

• Smith has the most top-10 finishes, as the only driver to finish in the top 10 in all seven series visits to the track since 2008.

• Four drivers share the distinction of having the most series starts at All American Speedway, with seven each – Holmes, Smith, Wes Banks and Jack Sellers.

• The race distance was extended for a green-white-checkered finish in three of the seven most recent series events at Roseville.

• By virtue of wins by Bill McAnally Racing, Toyota leads manufacturers with five victories at All American Speedway.

• Six of the 12 series races at Roseville were won by the pole winner. Jason Fensler started the furthest back and won, coming from 15th on the grid earlier this year

• 110 drivers have raced in series competition at the fairgrounds track.

Below is a statistical look at the performance of selected drivers in the series:

Greg Pursley (No. 26 Gene Price Mrtspts Ford)

• Two top fives, four top 10s in five AAS starts

• Best finish at AAS of third, on two occasions

• Average finish at Roseville of 7.2

• Average finish this season of 4.25

• Nine career series wins, six this year

• 10 career series poles, five this year

• 53 career series starts

Eric Holmes (No. 20 NAPA Toyota)

• Three wins, four top fives in seven AAS starts

• Wins at AAS in 2008, 2009 and 2010

• Average finish at Roseville of 7.14

• Has led series high 517 laps at Roseville

• Average finish this season of 7.58

• 15 career series wins, one this year

• 13 career series poles

• 73 career series starts

• Three-time series champion (’06, ’08, ’10)

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

• Four top five, seven top 10s in seven Roseville starts

• Best AAS finish of second, earlier this year

• Average finish at Roseville of 5.57

• Has led eight laps at Roseville

• Average finish this season of 9.58

• Best career finish of second, three times

• 65 career series starts

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

• One top five, three top 10s in three starts at Roseville

• Best finish at All American Speedway of fifth in 2010

• Average finish at Roseville of 6.0

• Average finish this season of 9.66

• One career series win, earlier this season at Portland

• Two career series poles, one this year

• 26 career series starts

Dylan Kwasniewski (No. 03 Rockstar/Royal Purple Ford)

• Finished fourth in making series debut at Roseville in April

• Has clinched this year’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award

• Average finish this season of 9.54

• Two career series wins

• Two career series poles

• 11 career series starts

Brett Thompson (No. 61 Rich Thompson Trucking Chevrolet)

• One top 10 in four starts at Roseville

• Best finish at All American Speedway of sixth in 2009

• Average finish at Roseville of 12.0

• Average finish this season of 10.5

• One career series win

• One career series pole

• 111 career series starts

Michael Self (No. 21 Bay Bio Diesel/GGRT/RCR Chevrolet)

• Best finish in three starts at All American Speedway was 12th in 2010

• Average finish at Roseville of 13.33

• Average finish this season of 11.5

• Best career series finish of fourth, at The Bullring at Las Vegas this year

• 26 career series starts

Daryl Harr (No. 71 WestWorld Computers Chevrolet)

• Best finish in three starts at All American Speedway was 12th in 2008

• Average finish at Roseville of 15.0

• Average finish this season of 16.33

• Best career series finish of fifth, on four occasions

• 89 career series starts

Ryan Philpott (No. 52 51 FIFTY Energy Drink Ford)

• One top 10 in two starts at All American Speedway

• Best finish at All American Speedway of ninth earlier this year, also career-best mark

• Average finish at Roseville of 16.0

• Average finish of this season of 15.64

• 16 career series starts

Travis Milburn (No. 14 Cooks Collision Chevrolet)

• One top 10 in four starts at All American Speedway

• Best finish at Roseville of seventh in 2010

• Average finish at Roseville of 10.75

• Best career series finish of sixth, at Colorado in 2009

• 26 career series starts

Greg Rayl (No. 07 Spectator Racing Ford)

• Five starts at Roseville, with a best finish of 17th on four occasions

• Average finish at Roseville of 17.2

• Average finish this season of 18.09

• Best career series finish of ninth, at The Bullring at Las Vegas this year

• 27 career series starts

Jack Sellers (No. 15 Bay Bio Diesel Chevrolet)

• Seven starts at Roseville, with a best finish of 13th in 2009

• Average finish at Roseville of 18.29

• Average finish this season of 20.55

• Best career series finish of seventh, on four occasions

• 252 career series starts (modern era series record)

Justin Funkhouser (No. 01 K&L Frame & Body Ford)

• Three starts at Roseville, with best finish of 12th earlier this year

• Average finish at Roseville of 17.67

• Average finish this season of 20.09

• Best career series finish of eighth, at The Bullring at Las Vegas this year

• 18 career series starts

Jim Inglebright (No. 1 ESEF Apparel Chevrolet)

• Two top 10s in four starts at All American Speedway

• Best finish at Roseville of ninth in 2009

• Average finish at Roseville of 11.0

• Three career series wins

• One career series pole

• 66 career series starts, three this year

Wes Banks (No. 3 Valvoline Ford)

• Two top 10s in seven starts at All American Speedway

• Best finish at Roseville of eighth in 2008, also career-best mark

• Average finish at Roseville of 12.14

• 32 career series starts

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Article posted by RacingWest.com staff on October 15, 2011. http://www.racingwest.com

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