Battles Brew As K and N West Heads To Roseville
Battles are brewing among the top drivers as the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West heads into its final three events of the season, with the circuit first visiting All American Speedway for the NAPA AUTO PARTS / ENEOS 150 on Saturday.
Drivers look to claim their share of the spotlight in the annual Roseville, California event that is known for
tight, door-to-door, short-track action and great VIP hospitality.
Three Bill McAnally Racing drivers – Derek Kraus, Hailie Deegan and Brittney Zamora – will each be
gunning for their first win on the third-mile track. Kraus is an 18-year-old NASCAR Next driver from
Stratford, Wisconsin. Deegan, also an 18-year-old NASCAR Next driver, is from Temecula, California.
Zamora is a 20-year-old series rookie from Kennewick, Washington.
Kraus, who wheels the familiar blue and gold No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry, is coming off a
win at Meridian Speedway in Idaho and holds a 40-point lead in the championship standings. He has four
wins, eight top-five, and 10 top-10 finishes in 11 series starts this season. In addition, he scored two wins
early this year in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East.
Kraus finished fourth at Roseville in his rookie season in 2017 and 15th last year.
Deegan, driver of the No. 19 Monster Energy / NAPA Power Premium Plus Toyota Camry, is third in the
championship standings – just five points out of second and 45 points out of the lead. She has two wins,
five top-five and eight top-10 finishes in 11 starts this year and is coming off a 13th-place finish at
She finished seventh as a rookie last year at Roseville.
Zamora, preparing for her first start at Roseville, drives the No. 99 ENEOS / NAPA Filters Toyota Camry.
Coming off an eighth-place finish at Meridian, she is fifth in the overall championship standings and
second in rookie points.
She has five top-five and seven top-10 finishes in 11 series starts.
Two additional BMR entries will join with those three full-time drivers in Saturday’s K&N West race. Dylan
Garner will drive the No. 50 NAPA Belts & Hoses/California Peace Officers Memorial Foundation Toyota
Camry and Derrick Doering will be in the No. 12 Burning Barrel Brewing/Community Home Mortgage
Garner – a 20-year-old from Yorba Linda, California – made his series debut earlier this year in a BMR
entry with a ninth-place finish at Southern California’s Irwindale Speedway.
Doering, who races in the NASCAR Modified Division at All American Speedway, got the opportunity to
compete in the K&N West event through a special program the track provided. He was selected from
among a dozen drivers from the Late Model and Modified divisions who were eligible by virtue of
competing full-time at the track this season. Doering, 37, is from Auburn, California.
Saturday’s K&N West race is the featured event for the Annual October Classic at All American
Speedway. It has been recognized by Placer Valley Tourism as the largest single-day event of the year in
Placer County. Two foundations will benefit from this year’s event – the Placer County Breast Cancer
Foundation and the California Peace Officers’ Memorial Foundation. More than $100,000 has been raised
in event history under the tutelage of Bill McAnally Racing Promotions for the Breast Cancer Foundation,
while the Peace Officers’ Memorial is a new benefactor this year.
The midway is a popular attraction with the fans on race day, featuring a variety of activities. A large
turnout is anticipated at the VIP Hospitality event, with NAPA and Toyota being well-represented. Their
guests will be treated to a special VIP experience.
The Roseville race will air live on FansChoice. TV – the streaming digital platform that’s airing the entire
NASCAR regional series schedule live this year. In addition, it will also be broadcast to a national
audience on NBCSN on Oct. 17 at 3 p.m. PT.