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NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits Toyota Speedway at Irwindale

July 2, 2010 |  9:51 am


Brandon Davis from Huntington Beach will be one of four drivers for Bill McAnally Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night.

He is coming off his best finish in his short West Series career. He was third in the West Series race at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma two weeks ago.

"Went out there and had a good race, had some problems on pit lane with fueling and whatnot," Davis said. "Had to come down twice and that kind of hurt us. That was rough, but we kept digging and digging."

Davis, an SCCA Pro Racing Speed World Challenge GT champion, will be driving the No. 10 Toyota at Irwindale. He is also racing in the NASCAR Late Model division at Irwindale, where he is ninth in the Late Model standings.

Davis is one of several drivers from the Los Angeles area who are entered in the King Taco 200 at Irwindale.

Luis Martinez Jr. of Long Beach, Brian Wong from Newport Beach and Greg Pursley, a graduate of Canyon High in Canyon Country, will be qualifying for the West Series race in Irwindale.

Dusty Davis and Justin Johnson, drivers from Las Vegas who have been racing regularly in the NASCAR Super Late Model division at Irwindale, also are entered in the West Series race. Johnson leads the Super Late Model standings at Irwindale.

Practice for the King Taco 200 begins at 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Qualifying is at 4:45 p.m. The race is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m.

Eric Holmes of Escalon leads the West Series standings after five races. He is 24 points ahead of David Mayhew of Bakersfield.

Track gates open at 4 p.m. and races start at 7 p.m.

There also will be a hauler parade from the Santa Anita track to Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Friday night. The race car haulers will leave Santa Anita at 5 p.m.and are expected to reach Toyota Speedway at 6:15 p.m.

Follow the West Series action from Irwindale at NASCARHomeTracks.com and HaddockinthePaddock.com.

-- Tim Haddock

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