K&N Pro West Stat Advance: Roseville

Analyzing The Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 At All American

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits All American Speedway in Roseville, California, Saturday for the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Roseville, as well as some other statistical trends.

Roseville Race Setup:
• With only two races remaining in the season, Noah Gragson has a two point lead over runner-up Chris Eggleston (438-436), while Ryan Partridge is in third with 430 points.
• A new race winner and pole sitter will be crowned this weekend, no previous pole or race winners are scheduled to compete in the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150.

At Roseville:
History

• This will be the 17th series visit to All American Speedway. The track hosted five events between 1977 and 1982 when it was a quarter-mile oval and 11 races since 2008, after it was renovated and became a third-mile track. The series visited Roseville twice each year from 2008-2011 and once each year since 2012.
• All American Speedway is located at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville, California. It began as a quarter-mile dirt oval in 1955 and was known as Placer County Speedway. It was paved in 1972.

Notebook
• The 16 series races at All American Speedway produced 12 different winners. Eric Holmes, with four wins, and his former teammate at Bill McAnally Racing – Paulie Harraka, with two wins – are the only multiple winners.
• Thirteen different drivers have qualified on the pole in series competition at Roseville. Harraka has the most poles, with three.
• Holmes has the most top-five and top-10 finishes at Roseville, with seven and eight, respectively.
• Holmes has the most series starts at All American Speedway, taking the green flag 10 times.
• The race distance was extended for a green-white-checkered finish in four of the 11 most recent series’ events at Roseville.
• Toyota leads manufacturers with seven victories at All American Speedway.
• Eight of the 16 races at Roseville were won by the pole winner. Jason Fensler started the furthest back and won, coming from 15th on the grid in 2011.

Roseville Data:
Race:
#12 of 13
Track Layout: .333-mile paved oval
Race Length: 150 laps (50 miles)

Roseville Qualifying/Race Records:
2014 Winner:
Christian PaHud
2014 Pole Winner: Christian PaHud
1-Lap Qualifying Record: Jason Bowles, 13.589 seconds (88.218 mph), April 4, 2009.
150 Lap Race Record: Eric Holmes, 44 minutes 21 seconds (67.576 mph), April 4, 2009.

Roseville Leaders:
Winners:
Eric Holmes … 4
Paulie Harraka … 2
Jason Bowles … 1
Jim Bown … 1
Jason Fensler … 1
Cameron Hayley … 1
Jim Insolo … 1
Dylan Kwasniewski … 1
Sumner McKnight … 1
Christian PaHud … 1
Jim Robinson … 1
Tim Williamson … 1

Pole Winners:
Paulie Harraka … 3
Jason Bowles … 2
Chuck Bown … 1
Jim Bown … 1
Jacob Gomes … 1
Eric Holmes … 1
Jim Insolo … 1
Dylan Kwasniewski … 1
Christian PaHud … 1
Greg Pursley … 1
Jim Robinson … 1
Bill Schmitt … 1
Derek Thorn … 1

Top Fives
Eric Holmes … 7
David Mayhew … 6
Greg Pursley … 5
Paulie Harraka … 4
Moses Smith … 4
Five drivers … 3
Ten drivers … 2

Top 10s
Eric Holmes … 8
David Mayhew … 8
Moses Smith … 7
Greg Pursley … 7
Paulie Harraka … 5
Four drivers … 4
Six drivers … 3

Selected Driver Highlights:
Nicole Behar (No. 33 Custom Welding & Fabrication, Inc. Toyota)
• Is ranked 10th in the championship standings after earning two top fives and eight top 10s.
• Became the highest finishing female in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West history after her second place finish at California’s Irwindale Speedway.
• At her only start at Roseville (2014), she finished eighth after starting 15th.
• At similar sized tracks this season, Tucson (Ariz.) Speedway, California’s Shasta Speedway and Colorado National Speedway, she’s finished fifth, 10th and ninth, respectively.
• Is a member of the 2015-16 NASCAR Next class.

James Bickford (No. 6 Sunrise Ford/Interstate Plastics Ford)
• Is ranked eighth in the championship standings after tallying one win, four top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
• In his only series’ start at Roseville (2014), he finished second.
• At similar sized tracks this season, Tucson, Shasta and Colorado, he’s finished sixth, second and 10th, respectively.
• Is a member of the 2015-16 NASCAR Next class.

Chris Eggleston (No. 99 NAPA Belts & Hoses Toyota)
• Is runner-up in the championship standings after recording two wins, eight top fives and nine top 10s.
• This will be his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start at Roseville.
• At similar tracks this season (Tucson, Shasta and Colorado), he’s finished ninth, first and third, respectively.

Noah Gragson (No. 7 Alert ID/Colliers International Ford)
• Is first in the championship standings after racking up two victories, seven top-five and 10 top-10 finishes.
• This will be his first K&N West start at Roseville.
• At similar sized tracks (Tucson, Shasta and Colorado) this season, he’s finished first, 16th and eighth, respectively.
• Leads the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings with 88 points.

David Mayhew (No. 17 MMI Racing/Ron’s Rear Ends/Pour House Chevrolet)
• Is ranked fifth in the championship standings after registering two wins, five top fives and seven top 10s.
• In eight starts at Roseville, he finished in the top 10 every time, to be tied with Eric Holmes for the most top 10s at the track.
• Has an average start of 6.0 and an average finish of 4.9 at the California track.
• His best finish at Roseville was second in 2008 and 2010.

Brandon McReynolds (No. 16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota)
• Is ranked sixth in the championship standings after netting two wins, four top-five and seven top-10 finishes.
• In his only start at Roseville (2014), he led 49 laps and finished third.
• At similar sized tracks this season (Tucson, Shasta and Colorado), he’s finished eighth, seventh and fifth, respectively.

Ryan Partridge (No. Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford)
• Is ranked third in the championship standings after earning one victory, six top fives and nine top 10s.
• In his only start at Roseville (2012), he finished 14th after starting 23rd.
• At similar sized tracks (Tucson, Shasta and Colorado) this season, he’s finished fourth, sixth and first, respectively.
• Is ranked third in the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings with 77 points.

Gracin Raz (No. 27 Montana Tech Ford)
• Is ranked fourth in the championship standings after tallying five top-fives and 10 top-10 finishes.
• In his only start at Roseville (2014), he finished seventh after starting ninth.
• At similar sized tracks this season (Tucson, Shasta, Colorado), he’s finished second, fourth and sixth, respectively.
• Is runner-up in the 2015 Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings with 83 points.

Alex Schutte (No. 21 Proficio Chevrolet)
• Is ranked seventh in the championship standings after racking up one top five and 10 top 10s.
• In his only start at Roseville (2014), he finished 16th after starting 12th.
• At similar sized tracks this season (Tucson, Shasta and Colorado), he’s finished 15th, ninth and seventh, respectively.

Johnny White (No. 31 Pour House/Ron’s Rear Ends Chevrolet)
• Is ranked ninth in the championship standings after recording two top-five and eight top-10 finishes.
• This will be his first K&N West start at Roseville.
• At similar sized tracks (Tucson, Shasta, Colorado) this season, he’s finished 10th, third and 15th, respectively.

Fresh Faces:
• Harrison Burton (No. 12 Dex Imaging Toyota): Among the six drivers making their series debut, he became the youngest driver to win a Division I race in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series with a Super Late Model win in February at New Smyrna (Fla.) Speedway.
• Eddie Cheever III (No. 00 Trico, Inc. Toyota): He finished fifth in the NASCAR Whelen Euro Series this season with 599 points, 63 points behind champion Ander Vilarino.

Up To Speed:
• The 2015 season is the 62nd for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
• The 2015 schedule features 13 races at 11 different tracks across the United States.
• NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver Dalton Sargeant, collected his first K&N Pro Series victory and pole award at the season opener at California’s Kern County Raceway Park on March 28.
• Chris Eggleston nabbed his second K&N West win at California’s Irwindale Speedway on April 11.
• Rookie Noah Gragson earned his first series victory at Tucson (Ariz.) Speedway, while Ron Norman collected his first pole award on May 2.
• Brandon McReynolds earned his first career victory and pole award at Iowa Speedway in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series combination event on May 16.
• Eggleston returned to Victory Lane on May 30th for the second time this season with a win at California’s Shasta Speedway.
• David Mayhew collected his first win and second pole of the season at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway on June 27.
• James Bickford earned his second career win and first pole at Idaho’s Stateline Speedway on July 11.
• McReynolds became the first driver in the K&N Pro Series to earn multiple victories at Iowa Speedway on July 31.
• Mayhew collected his second victory of the season with a win at Washington’s Evergreen Speedway on August 15.
• Ryan Partridge picked up his first career win and pole at Colorado National Speedway on August 22.
• Gragson collected his second win and his first pole at Idaho’s Meridian Speedway on September 5.