Sunday, June 9, 2013

NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Lebanon

Derek Thorn, shown talking with his crew chief  Bill Sedgwick.
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June 9, 2013 Schedule

9 a.m. Registration opens

10 a.m. Garage opens & Registration begins

12:30 p.m. Practice

5 p.m. Qualifying

6 p.m. Driver/Crew Chief Meeting

8 p.m. Race (150 Laps, 56.25 Miles)

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West headed down the highway and compete in the Toyota/G-Oil 150 at I-44 Speedway in Lebanon, Mo. The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will make its inaugural visit to Lebanon (Mo.) I-44 Speedway for the Toyota/G-Oil 150 this Sunday.FAST FACTS The Race: This event is the fifth of 15 events on the 2013 schedule for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.

The Procedure: The starting field is 24 cars, including provisionals. The first 20 cars will qualify through two-lap time trials. The remaining four spots will be awarded through the provisional process. The race will be 150 laps (56.25 miles).

The Track: Lebanon I-44 Speedway is a .375-mile paved oval with turns 1 and 2 banked 11 degrees, turns 3 and 4 banked 12 degrees and six degrees banking in the front stretch and back stretch.

Records: To be established.


First Missouri Visit: This will mark the first series race in the state of Missouri. The series raced in the neighboring state of Kansas in 1998 and again in 2001 and 2002.

Back-To-Back Events: This will not be the first time for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West to race in two races in one weekend in the Midwest. In 2007, the series competed in back-to-back NASCAR K&N Pro Series East-West combination races – visiting Elko (Minn.) Speedway on a Friday night and then traveling to Iowa Speedway for an event on Sunday.


The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West next heads to the wine country of Northern California for its annual visit to Sonoma Raceway on June 22. The event is the second of three road course events on this year’s schedule. Last year’s race was won by David Gilliland.

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