Friday, July 1, 2011

The Southern California Toyota Dealers "200"

Fast Facts
This event is the seventh of 14 events on the 2011 schedule for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.

Procedure: The starting field is 30 cars, including provisionals. The first 26 cars will qualify through two-lap time trials. The remaining four spots will be awarded through the provisional process. The race will be 200 laps (100 miles).

Track: Toyota Speedway at Irwindale is a half-mile paved oval with blended banking of six, nine and 12 degrees in the corners and banking of six degrees in the straights. This will be the 21st visit by the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, dating back to June of 1999.

Records: Qualifying: Butch Gilliland, June 19, 1999, 100.722 mph, 17.871 seconds; Race: Jason Bowles, Aug. 16, 2008, 76.255 mph, 1 hour 18 minutes 41 seconds.

Special Advance Activities For Fans On Friday
Activities for the Southern California Toyota Dealers 200 presented by King Taco get under way with a couple of special advance activities near the track on Friday, July 1.

Fans will have an opportunity to chat with drivers and get autographs during a Meet and Greet from 5 to 6 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriott in nearby Monrovia. Team haulers are slated to head from the hotel to the track in a cavalcade, beginning at 6 p.m.

West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Induction and Dinner
The West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame will hold its annual induction and dinner at the Azusa Greens Country Club in Azusa, Calif., on Friday, July 1.

Those slated for induction include Marvin Burke, Louis “Lou” Mangini, Chuck Parko, Al Schmidhamer, George Seeger and Chuck Stevenson, Cary Agajanian, Roger McCluskey, Joe Ruttman and Tim Williamson.

Festivities are set to begin with a no-host cocktail reception at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner at 7:30 p.m. Additional information about the event can be obtained from Dusty Brandel, 818-842-7005 or 925-552-9887,

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