After a three-week hiatus, the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East returned to the Stafford Motor Speedway. The track was originally designed for standardbred horse racing and held events through the end of World War II. In 1959, Stafford entered into an agreement with NASCAR and the facility has hosted stock car racing every year since.
|Noah Gragson led a total of two laps enroute to his first his win at
Stafford Motor Speedway. (Adam Glanzman/NASCAR via Getty Images)
Noah Gragson picked up his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win at Stafford Motor Speedway last Friday night. Gragson enter the race ranked fifth in the series point standings with three top 10 finishes. In a green-white-checkered finish, he NASCAR Next driver held of a charging Dillon Bassett and Todd Gilliland to secure the checkered flag.
The Stafford 150 will air on NBCSN Thursday, June 23rd at 5 p.m. ET.
The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will be back in action Saturday, July 2 at Ohio’s Columbus Motor Speedway.
Fastest Qualifier: John Holleman IV *, Time: 19.466 Seconds, Speed: 92.469 mph
Time of Race: 1 hrs., 9 mins, 36 secs Average Speed: 65.948 mph Margin of Victory: .287 Seconds
Caution Flags: Laps 91-94 (#30 - Turn 2 - FP #09); 130-134 (#1 Turn 4 - FP#09); 137-140 (#43, #31, #39 Turn 1 - FP#1); 142-144 (Multiple Cars Turn 3- No FP); 147-150 (#42 Turn 1 - FP #71). 5 for 20 laps.
Lap Leaders: John Holleman IV * 1-2, Dominique Van Wieringen * 3-90, Dillon Bassett 91-134, Noah Gragson 135, Dillon Bassett 136-150, Todd Gilliland * 151-152, Noah Gragson 153. Total Laps Led:Dominique Van Wieringen * 88, Dillon Bassett 59, Todd Gilliland * 2, Noah Gragson 2, John Holleman IV * 2. 6 changes involving 5 drivers.
Top 10 Driver Points: Justin Haley 286, Spencer Davis * 264, Kyle Benjamin 259, Noah Gragson 255, Austin Theriault 236, Tyler Dippel * 233, Ronnie Bassett Jr. 229, Hunter Baize * 222, Collin Cabre 213, Dillon Bassett 211
|3||5||41||Spencer Davis *||153|
|5||6||16||Todd Gilliland *||153|
|9||19||13||Hunter Baize *||153|
|10||10||6||Ruben Garcia Jr. *||153|
|11||1||49||John Holleman IV *||153|
|14||20||4||Ali Kern *||152|
|15||4||12||Harrison Burton *||151|
|16||3||30||Dominique Van Wieringen *||151|
|17||11||38||Tyler Dippel *||149|
|18||8||29||Grant Quinlan *||147|
|19||13||42||J.A. Junior Avila *||146|
|20||18||39||Justin Fontaine *||142|
|21||16||43||Ronnie Bassett Jr.||141|
|22||14||31||Reid Lanpher *||136|