KNPSW: NAPA Challenge To Kick Off Season For The K&N Pro Series West

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. — The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West is set to launch its 2017 season next week with the biggest kickoff in the history of the series — the NAPA 500 Challenge that features four races and more than $400,000 in posted awards with huge bonus awards. The NAPA 500 Challenge, which includes a giant $100,000 bonus for any driver …

KNPSW: Gilliland Does it Again; Goes to Three-for-Three After K&N West Win at Irwindale

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IRWINDALE, Calif. – staff report — Joshua Blanchard/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Todd Gilliland is making it look easy to compete and win the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West. Gilliland started from the pole and took the lead back from Ryan Partridge on Lap 123 to win the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at California’s Irwindale Speedway. His victory was …

KNPSW: Bill McAnally Racing Quartet Set to Kickstart 2016 K&N West Season at Irwindale

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. – official team release — Getty Images for NASCAR photo — The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West kicks off its season with the Toyota/NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway on Saturday. It will mark a key event in the career of the four Bill McAnally Racing drivers who are racing the full series schedule this season. …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Trevor Huddleston Claims California, Irwindale Titles in Banner 2015 Season

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IRWINDALE, Calif. — Audio, story and photo by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — 19-year-old Trevor Huddleston never pictured himself standing on the Charlotte Convention Center/NASCAR Hall of Fame stage accepting one trophy during the annual NASCAR Whelen All American Series awards banquet. However, on the strength of a career season at the Irwindale Speedway, Huddleston not only …

KOTW: King of the Wing Sprint Cars Head West to Close Out 2015 Season

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BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – official series release — One of the most exciting race weekends in the West is just two days away. Davey Hamilton’s “King of the Wing” National Sprint Car Championship invades California with a three-day, three-track series that will crown a West Coast champion and a national champion. With 30 drivers and teams pre-entered for the west coast swing, …

KNPSW: Gracin Raz, GTR Simulator Ink Partnership for Irwindale Stop

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LAKE OSWEGO, Ore. — official team release — 17-year old NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Driver Gracin Raz will head to the legendary Irwindale Speedway on Saturday with a new partner onboard his No. 27 machine in GTR Simulator. After finishing just outside the top three in his first race of the series at the Kern County Raceway Park in March, Raz has continued to …

LUCAS MODS: 18-Year-Old Dylan Cappello Stomps Competition in Lucas Oil Modifieds at Irwindale

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IRWINDALE, Calif. — official release — Dylan Cappello had a coming out party Saturday night at the Irwindale Event Center. The 18-year-old Lucas Oil Modified Series rookie from Peoria, Ariz., set a track record to pace the Speedco qualifying sheet, won the LoanMart Super Fast 75 presented by K&N Filters after a long back-and-forth battle with reigning series champion Chris …

NWAAS: Ryan Partridge Set For Irwindale Opener

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April 4, 2014 — By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR — photo courtesy Marv Keller/marvsphotography.com — DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Ryan Partridge believes his racing program was just hitting stride late last season en route to his first NASCAR late model track championship at Irwindale (Calif.) Event Center. “I know our program was getting good at the end of last year,” Partridge said. A lot …

KOTW: Toledo Speedway to Host First “King of the Wings” Event

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(TOLEDO, Ohio – March 26, 2014) – Photo courtesy Donovan and Associates — A new, six-race sprint car series at tracks from Toledo to Irwindale, Calif., will open at Toledo Speedway on Wednesday, July 2. The 40-lap Rollie Beale Memorial Classic presented by Hemelgarn Racing and Super Fitness will be the first race of the new “King of the Wing,” …

KNPSW: California Dreamin’; Patrick Staropoli Grabs Improbable K&N West Victory at Irwindale

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March 23, 2014 — race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Victor Decolongon/Getty Images for NASCAR — IRWINDALE, CA — Who says dreams can’t be realized? Patrick Staropoli proved Saturday night that even the most far-reaching and improbable dreams can be achieved, and in remarkable fashion to boot. Staropoli, a native of Plantation, Florida …