Sunday, August 16, 2015

Saturday Night K&N Pro Series Racing #NASCAR

Saturday night found both the K&N Pro Series battling for championship wins and points. The East completed in the “UPMC Health Plan 150” at Motordrome Speedway; while the West put on a show in the “NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Toyota” at Evergreen Speedway. 

 Dillon Bassett and team celebrate in Victory Lane following his first career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win Saturday night at Motordrome Speedway. Mitchell Leff/Getty Images for NASCAR
Dillon Bassett and team celebrate in Victory Lane
 Mitchell Leff/Getty Images for NASCAR

K&N Pro Series Points Leader, rookie William Byron won his third career ‘21 Means 21’ Pole Award Presented by Coors Brewing Co. in qualifying for the UPMC Health Plan 150. However, 17-year-old Dillon Bassett scored his breakthrough victory in the series' inaugural visit to the Motordrome Speedway. In the process, he became the 100th different winner in series history!

NKNPS East Motordrome 8/15/15 Race Results

Top 10 Driver Points:

  1. William Byron * 437
  2. Scott Heckert 425
  3. Austin Hill 409
  4. Dalton Sargeant * 396
  5. Rico Abreu * 389
  6. J.J. Haley * 381
  7. Kyle Benjamin * 380
  8. Kaz Grala 380
  9. Nick Drake 371
  10. Kenzie Ruston 325

Next Race:“Biscutville 125” on August 29, 2015 at Virginia International Raceway



K&N Pro Series West veteran David Mayhew won the ‘NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Toyota’ at the .646-mile Washington track. In doing so, he joins notable names such as Bill Amick, Ray Elder, Ron Eaton, Jim Robinson, Chad Little and Brenden Gaughan on the list of drivers to earn back-to-back finishes at Evergreen Speedway. It was Mayhew's tenth overall victory and his second win of the season.

NKNPS West Evergreen 8/15/15 Race Results

Top 10 Driver Points:

  1. Chris Eggleston 354
  2. Noah Gragson * 354
  3. Ryan Partridge * 347
  4. Gracin Raz * 346
  5. David Mayhew 338
  6. James Bickford 324
  7. Alex Schutte *320
  8. Brandon McReynolds 312
  9. Johnny White *306
  10. Nicole Behar * 303

Next Race: “NAPA/Toyota 150” on August 22, 2015 at Colorado National Speedway

*Series Rookie

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