Wednesday, August 24, 2016

NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Statistical Advance: Roseburg

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2016) – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will return to Oregon’s Douglas County Speedway Saturday after a six-year absence for the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150. Below is a look at the past performance of the series and selected drivers.

Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 Race Setup:
• Todd Gilliland heads into the weekend with at 12-point lead over Ryan Partridge and a 31-point lead over Chris Eggleston.
• None of the drivers slated to compete this weekend have competed in a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at the Roseburg, Oregon track.
• The last time the series visited the track in 2010, Eric Holmes collected the win after leading 98 laps.

At Douglas County Speedway:
• This will be the series’ 13th visit to the .375-mile oval.
• Located at the Douglas County Fairgrounds in Roseburg, Oregon, the oval is the state’s premier paved oval.
• Nine different winners have been celebrated in the previous 12 events held at the track, Eric Holmes leads with three victories.

• Eric Holmes has the most wins at the track with three consecutive victories in 2008-10.
• Austin Cameron is the only other driver with multiple wins at the track with two in 2002-03.
• Mike Duncan, Eric Holmes and Jack McCoy have collected the most poles at Roseburg with two apiece.
• Eric Holmes has the most top fives and top 10s at Roseburg with 5, respectively.

Roseburg Data:
Race: #10 out of 14
Race Date: Saturday, August 27th at 8 p.m. PT
Track Layout: .375-mile oval
Race Length: 150 laps, 56.25 miles

Roseburg Qualifying/Race Data:
2015 Winner: did not race
2015 Pole Sitter: did not race
1-Lap Qualifying Record: Mike Davis, Ford, 119.276 mph, June 30, 2007
150-Lap Race Record: Eric Holmes, Toyota, 53 minutes 54 seconds (62.616 mph), July 11, 2008.

Roseburg Leaders:
Eric Holmes … 3
Austin Cameron … 2
Mike Duncan … 1
Brian Ickler … 1
Jack McCoy … 1
Hershel McGriff … 1
Scott Lynch … 1
Peyton Sellers … 1
Johnny Steele … 1

Mike Duncan … 2
Eric Holmes … 2
Scott McCoy … 2
Austin Cameron … 1
Mike David … 1
Scott Gaylord … 1
David Mayhew … 1
Hershel McGriff … 1
Peyton Sellers … 1

Laps Completed:
Mike David … 1116
Mike Duncan … 1104
Eric Holmes … 805
Scott Gaylord … 800
Austin Cameron … 779
Johnny Borneman III … 694

Laps Led:
Eric Holmes … 377
Mike Duncan … 318
Austin Cameron … 210
Ray Elder … 173
Peyton Sellers … 125
Scott Gaylord … 115

Selected Driver Highlights:
Chris Eggleston (No. 50 NAPA Filters Toyota)
• Heads into Roseburg ranked third in the standings with two wins and seven top fives.
• At the two previous .375-mile ovals (Tucson (Ariz.) Speedway and Colorado National Speedway) this season, he finished third and first, respectively.

Todd Gilliland (No. 16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota)
• Is first in the standings with five wins and eight top 10s.
• Heads into the weekend on a three-race win streak after collecting wins at Stateline, Iowa Speedway and Washington’s Evergreen Speedway.
• At the two similar sized ovals (Tucson and Colorado) this season, he finished second in both events.
• Is a member of the 2016-17 NASCAR Next class.

Noah Gragson (No. 7 SPEEDVEGAS/AlertID/Colliers International Ford)
• Is fifth in the standings with four top fives and eight top 10s.
• At Tucson and Colorado this season, he finished ninth and 10th, respectively. But he earned his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West victory at Tucson in 2015.
• Is a member of the 2016-17 NASCAR Next class.

Riley Herbst (No. 19 NOS Energy Drink Toyota)
• Heads into the weekend ranked sixth with four top fives and seven top 10s.
• He finished seventh at Tucson and 13th at Colorado this season.

Julia Landauer (No. 54 Curb Records Toyota)
• Is eighth in the standings with three top fives and eight top 10s.
• This season in her Tucson and Colorado debuts, she finished fifth and sixth, respectively.
• Is a member of the 2016-17 NASCAR Next class.

Ron Norman (No. 30 Port of Tucson/Tucson Speedway/Chuy’s Ford)
• Heads into Roseburg 10th in the standings with four top 10s.
• This season at Tucson and Colorado he finished 10th and seventh, respectively.

Ryan Partridge (No. 9 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford)
• Is second in the standings headed into Roseburg with one win, seven top fives and ninth top 10s.
• Collected his first victory of the season at Tucson and finished fourth at Colorado this year.

Blaine Perkins (No. 21 Four Star Fruit Chevrolet)
• Is ranked ninth in the standings with one top five and five top 10s.
• Finished eighth at Tucson and fifth at Colorado this season.

Gracin Raz (No. 27 Montana Tech Ford)
• Heads into the weekend ranked fourth in the standings with six top fives and seven top 10s.
• At Tucson and Colorado this season, he finished 16th and third, respectively.

Cole Rouse (No. 6 Sunrise Ford/Eibach Springs/Lucas Oil Ford)
• Is seventh in the standings with three top fives and eight top 10s.
• In his Tucson and Colorado debuts, he finished fourth and ninth, respectively.

Up To Speed:
• The 2016 season is the 63rd for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.
• The 2016 schedule features 14 races at 13 different tracks across eight states.
• Third-generation driver Todd Gilliland won the season opener at California’s Irwindale Speedway on March 19 after leading a total of 33 laps.
• Gilliland expanded his K&N Pro Series West streak to three after winning the second race of the season at California’s Kern County Raceway Park.
• Ryan Partridge collected his first win of the year at Arizona’s Tucson Speedway after leading 127 laps.
• Chris Eggleston, the defending NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion, picked up his first win of 2016 after gaining the lead with nine laps to go at California’s Orange Show Speedway.
• Eggleston made it two-for-two after leading 102 laps at his home track, Colorado National Speedway.
• Chase Elliott scored the first road course victory of the year at California’s Sonoma Raceway after passing Noah Gragson with two laps to go.
• Todd Gilliland scored his third win of the year at Idaho’s Stateline Speedway after crossing the finish line .004 seconds in front of Gragson.
• Todd Gilliland won the K&N Pro Series combination event at Iowa Speedway to make it two-for-two and collect his four win of the season.
• Gilliland continued his win streak at Washington’s Evergreen Speedway after dominating the field and leading all 150 laps.