Thursday, October 10, 2013

K&N West Statistical Advance: Roseville

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West visits All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif., on Saturday, Oct. 12. Below is a statistical look at the recent performance of the series and selected drivers at Roseville, as well as some other statistical trends:

Giles Thornton - K&N Pro Series West Rookie
Series rookie Giles Thornton looks to make his first start
at All American Speedway (Getty Images for NASCAR)

Roseville Race Setup

  • While Derek Thorn holds a 20-point lead in the championship standings, the three drivers in second through fourth are all within just nine points of each other. Greg Pursley is second in the standings, one point ahead of Cameron Hayley. Michael Self is fourth in points, nine markers behind Pursley.
  • Dylan Lupton has a significant 20-point lead in the chase for the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award over Giles Thornton. Lupton could clinch the award with a strong finish at Roseville.
  • Cameron Hayley has registered a top-10 finish in all 12 races so far this year. He has 14 consecutive top 10 finishes, extending back to last season.
  • NASCAR K&N Pro Series West At Roseville
  • This race will be the 15th series visit to All American Speedway. The track hosted five series events between 1977 and 1982 when it was a quarter-mile oval and nine races since 2008, after it was renovated and became a third-mile track. The series visited Roseville twice each year between 2008-2011 and once in 2012 and this year.
  • All American Speedway is located at the Placer County Fairgrounds in Roseville, Calif. It began as a quarter-mile dirt oval in 1955 and was known as Placer County Speedway. It was paved in 1972.
  • The 14 series races at All American Speedway produced 10 different winners. Eric Holmes, with four wins, and his former teammate at Bill McAnally Racing – Paulie Harraka, with two wins – are the only multiple winners.
  • Eleven different drivers have qualified on the pole in series competition at Roseville. Harraka has the most poles, with three.
  • Holmes has the most top-five finishes at Roseville, with six.
  • Holmes is tied with David Mayhew and Moses Smith for the most top-10 finishes at Roseville, with seven each.
  • Holmes has the most series starts at All American Speedway, taking the green flag there nine times.
  • The race distance was extended for a green-white-checkered finish in four of the nine most recent series events at Roseville.
  • Toyota leads manufacturers with six victories at All American Speedway.
  • Seven of the 14 series races at Roseville were won by the pole winner. Jason Fensler started the furthest back and won, coming from 15th on the grid in 2011.
  • 127 different drivers have raced in series competition at the fairgrounds track.

Roseville Data

Race: #13 of 15 (10/12/13)

Track Layout: .333-mile, paved oval

Race Length: 150 laps (50 miles)


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