BMR x Four at Colorado National Speedway for the NAPA/Toyota “150”
Roseville, CA– Bill McAnally Racing will field two additional entries for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West NAPA/Toyota “150” making them four strong for the event.
Driving the No 55 NAPA KNOWS HOW TO CARE Toyota Camry will be Michael Waltrip. He knows he’ll have a chance for victory. He’s finished in the top five three times in his five West races. Waltrip’s most recent start in the West Series was with BMR at Montana Raceway Park last August where he finished in seventh. Waltrip has series win, at Pikes Peak International Raceway in Fountain, Colo., in 1997. He is the winner of two Daytona 500s (2001 & 2003), co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing and a television commentator for Speed’s coverage of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. With a bestselling book, an upcoming movie, truck broadcasts, Showtime appearances, national commercials and a role in Fox’s pre-race show, Waltrip is as busy as he was when he raced full time.
Driving the No. 24 NAPA Batteries/Cabinets by Hayley Toyota Camry will be rookie Cameron Hayley. Hayley, who turned 16 years old on July 21st, is from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. He has raced go-karts, Baby Grand stock cars, Legends race cars and late model stock cars. He is currently leading the charge for the 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year title in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series. He is eighth in the chase for the series championship. This will be his first visit to Colorado National Raceway.
Driving the No. 96 Ben Kennedy Racing/BMR Toyota Camry will be Ben Kennedy. His racing roots go back three generations, and now 20-year-old Ben Kennedy is making his own mark in the sport that’s virtually synonymous with his grandfather and great-grandfather’s name – France. Kennedy, the great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France, Sr. and son of International Speedway Corporation CEO Lesa France Kennedy, is already a champion in the Pro-Truck class at Orlando Speed World and New Smyrna Speedway. This will be his fifth start in the NKNPS West .He is a series regular in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and is currently sixth in the chase for the championship.
Rounding out the four is the three-time champion, Eric Holmes piloting the No. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry. Holmes has two wins at Colorado National Speedway in his last four visits. Notably, he holds the record for the most Pole Awards at the .375-mile high banked oval and holds the record for leading the most laps at CNS in the West Series. Fresh off a win at Evergreen Speedway, Holmes and the No. 20 NAPA team look to get a winning streak going. He is currently fifth in the chase for the championship and 27 points out of the top-three.
NAPA will be hosting a “Meet and Greet” at the NAPA Distribution Center at 2101 Highway 224, Denver, Colorado from 5 pm until 8 pm on Friday, July 27th. Join NAPA and the American Red Cross in raising funds to help support the Disaster Relief efforts for the Colorado Wildfires. Hamburgers, hot dogs and soda will be provided in support of the American Red Cross for only a $5 donation. Meet Michael Waltrip Eric Holmes, and Cameron Hayley at the event and help people affected by disasters like most recent Colorado Wildfires.
The NAPA/Toyota “150” at Colorado National Speedway will be on Saturday, July 28th. Ticket information is available at www.coloradospeedway.com. Get in on the conversation by becoming a follower of the speedway on Twitter @cnsracing.
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