Eric Holmes and Cameron Hayley Headed to Iowa Speedway
About Iowa Speedway:
Iowa Speedway is a state-of-the-art 7/8 mile asphalt paved tri-oval race track and motorsports facility located in Newton, Iowa, 30 miles east of Des Moines, Iowa. The track is owned and operated by U.S. Motorsport Corporation and designed by former NASCAR Champion Rusty Wallace, now an anchor and analyst for ABC-TV/ESPN. Iowa Speedway is designed for year-round use and includes 30,000 permanent grandstand seats. It was designed as the first track in the world to protect fans and drivers through the use of SAFER barrier technology surrounding the entire perimeter of the track.
Eric Holmes and the No. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota team Iowa bound
Antelope, CA (May 11, 2012) – Iowa Speedway will once again host the NASCAR K&N Pro Series Combination race in which eighteen drivers from the East and eighteen drivers from the West will face off for bragging rights and championship points in their respective divisions. Eric Holmes, the three-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series West champion from Bill McAnally Racing, who pilots the No. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry, looks to add his name to the list of winners. Holmes best finish came in 2010 in which he took third place. This will be the series seventh visit to Iowa Speedway.
“I love Iowa Speedway,” said Holmes. “It’s fast and wide with three grooves. There is a lot of room to race. It’s a really fun track to race on.”
“It’s great to go racing with the East Series drivers. There is a great deal of competition so it makes it a lot more interesting. Hopefully we will run well there this year and better than we have in the past. Being part of the NASCAR Nationwide Series event is always exciting for the teams and the fans.”
The No. 24 Cabinets by Hayley team heading next to Iowa Speedway
The team is looking for their luck to turn around.
Antelope, CA (May 7, 2012) – Rookie driver Cameron Hayley and the No. 24 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota team will for the first time be racing against their NASCAR K&N Pro Series counterparts for the Graham Tire “150″ at Iowa Speedway May 19th. This race is the seventh running of the series combination race event with the East Series and the West. The event counts for both the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship and separately for the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship. Hayley and the team from Bill McAnally Racing currently is sixth in the chase for this year’s championship with Hayley leading in the 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year points.
“Iowa is going to be my second one mile oval I have ever been on and I am just as excited as the first time,” said Hayley. “I heard it is a really fun track and I’m really looking forward to a good showing. I think that the Cabinets by Hayley Toyota team is about due for some good luck instead of bad luck that we seem to have been having in the first part of the season. We are confident that we gave a good Toyota Camry and I am going to go out there and show the East teams that the West cars can run with them and do well. I’m looking forward to a good weekend.”
The Graham Tire “150″ is a 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series Combination race will be on Saturday May 19th. For ticket information, please visit www.iowaspeedway.com. For the most up-to-date information all weekend long, please visit www. hometracks.nascar.com/series/kn_pro_series_west.
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