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Nick Joanides wins NASCAR Late Model race at Irwindale

March 28, 2009 |  9:48 pm

Nick Joanides of Woodland Hills won the NASCAR Late Model race at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale on Saturday night.
It was the second win in as many weeks for Joanides. He won the NASCAR Super Late Model season opener at the track last Saturday night.
Joanides was not expected to race in the Late Model division. His team does not have a sponsor for his Late Model car. He was the runner-up in the Late Model standings at the track last year.
Joanides won the Super Late Model championship at the track last year.
Go to for video interviews from Joanides and Tim Huddleston of Agoura Hills, who finished second in the Late Model race at Irwindale.
Ken Michaelian of Lawndale won the NASCAR Classic Stocks and the Figure Eight races at the track. Larry Cerquettini of Redlands won the NASCAR Super Stocks race.

-- Tim Haddock