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2018 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West
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The 2018 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West was the sixty-fifth season of the K&N Pro Series West, a regional stock car racing series sanctioned by NASCAR. It began with the Bakersfield 175 presented by NAPA Auto Parts at Kern County Raceway Park on 15 March and concluded with the NAPA Auto Parts 175 presented by West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame at Kern County Raceway Park on 27 October. Todd Gilliland entered the season as the defending Drivers' champion; however, he did not go for three in a row, because he moved up to the Camping World Truck Series. Derek Thorn won the championship, 27 points in front of Ryan Partridge.

Contents

DriversEdit

No. Manufacturer Car Owner Race Driver Crew Chief
1 Chevrolet Valerie Inglebright Jim Inglebright 1 Rodney Haygood
04 Toyota 4
Chevrolet 1
Bill McAnally Hershel McGriff 2 Jeff Barkshire 2
Alex Bowman[N 1] 1 Ron Otto 2
Christopher Bell[N 2] 1
Chris Eggleston[N 3] 1 Bryan Tasnady 1
4 Ford Bob Farmer Rod Johnson Jr.[N 4] (R) 1 Mark Perry 3
Bob Farmer 3
Will Rodgers 5
6 Ford Bob Bruncati Derek Thorn Bill Sedgwick
7 Ford Jeff Jefferson Will Rodgers 2 Jeff Jefferson 5
Jerry Pitts 3
Devin Dodson (R) 3
Vanessa Robinson[N 5] (R) 1
Cole Keatts (R) 2
08 Chevrolet Mike Holleran Travis Milburn 5 Mike Holleran 5
Charles Price 1
Bob Wood 1
Roger Bracken 2
Cassie Gannis 2
Zack St. Onge (R) 1
John Wood 1
8 Chevrolet Becky Kann Billy Kann 1 Steve Elder
9 Ford Bob Bruncati Ryan Partridge Jeff Schrader
10 Chevrolet 13
Ford 1
Jody Levin Matt Levin 13 Roger Bracken 3
Ron Norman 5
Erik Higley 4
Chase Newell 1
Jerry Pitts 1
Will Rodgers[N 6] (R) 1
11 Chevrolet 13 John Krebs Takuma Koga John Krebs 5
Toyota 1 Hiroki Miyaji 9
13 Toyota Kelly Souza Todd Souza 10 Michael Munoz
16 Toyota Mike Curb Derek Kraus John Camilleri
17 Chevrolet Steve McGowan David Mayhew 3 Johnny White 1
Bruce Cook 1
Matt Bucher 1
18 Chevrolet Becky Kann Bill Kann[N 7] 9 Billy Kann 6
Johnny White 2
Kevin Loster 1
19 Toyota Bill McAnally Hailie Deegan (R) Joe Draper 3
Ty Joiner 5
Kevin Reed Jr. 6
20 Toyota David Gilliland Erik Jones 1 Chris Lawson
22 Ford Bob Bruncati Trevor Huddleston (R) Clinton Cram
25 Chevrolet Mike Naake Tom Klauer 1 Mike Naake
27 Ford 9
Chevrolet 1
Jerry Pitts Kevin Harvick[N 8] 1 Richard Boswell 1
Vanessa Robinson (R) 2 Jeff Jefferson 2
Devin Dodson (R) 1 Jerry Pitts 7
William Byron 1
Jeff Jefferson 2
Sam Mayer (R) 1
Tyler Tanner (R) 1
Buddy Shepherd (R) 1
32 Ford 2 Sue McCarty Salvatore Iovino 1 Kevin McCarty 1
Rudy Vanderwal[N 9] (R) 1 Bruce Yackey 1
Toyota 1 Taylor Canfield (R) 1 Stafford Smith 1
36 Chevrolet 6
Ford 4
Toyota 2
Shawne Merriman Jesse Iwuji 4 Terry Elmore 1
John Wood 4
Don Joiner 2
Sonny Wahl 1
James Wahl 1
Charlie Wahl 1
Al Neep 1
Stafford Smith 1
Cassie Gannis 1
Rudy Vanderwal[N 10] (R) 2
Armani Williams[N 11] (R) 1
Andrew Engberson (R) 1
Tim Ward[N 12] (R) 1
Sting Ray Robb (R) 1
Taylor Canfield (R) 1
38 Toyota Hollis Thackeray Hollis Thackeray (R) 2 Quintin Crye 1
Roger Bracken 1
39 Toyota 3
Chevrolet 1
Kevin McCarty Andrew Tuttle (R) 1 Sue McCarty 1
Kyle Tellstrom[N 13] (R) 1 Lee Hackney 1
Taylor Canfield (R) 1 Stafford Smith 1
Keith McGee (R) 1 Justin Creech 1
40 Chevrolet Jan Levin Ron Norman 5 Erik Higley 4
Chris Wood 1
Jesse Iwuji[N 14] 2 Chase Newell 2
Sheldon Creed 1 Jeff Stankiewicz 1
41 Ford Tony Stewart Aric Almirola 1 Richard Boswell
43 Ford 13 John Wood Kody Vanderwal Jason Dickenson
Toyota 1
44 Toyota Dave Reed Austin Reed (R) 1 Bond Suss
47 Toyota Michelle Ivie Scott Ivie 1 Unknown
51 Ford Dione Jefferson Austin Herzog[N 15] (R) 1 Charlie Wilson
Carlos Vieira 1
54 Toyota David Gilliland Daniel Suárez 1 Seth Smith
55 Ford Dione Jefferson Reid Lanpher[N 16] (R) 1 Jerry Pitts 1
Cole Keatts (R) 1 Jason Jefferson 1
Vanessa Robinson (R) 1 Charlie Wilson 1
62 Toyota Bill McAnally Brendan Gaughan 1 Shane Wilson
64 Chevrolet Rich DeLong David Hibbard (R) 2 James Swan 1
Colin Baker 1
68 Chevrolet Jenise Kneeland Rodd Kneeland 1 Tim Barber
77 Toyota Joe Nava Nick Joanides 4 Roger Bracken 4
Tony Jackson 1
Joe Nava 2
Ken Pedersen 1
Andrew Koens (R) 2
83 Chevrolet Gary Thackeray Michael Kofoid (R) 1 Mike Kofoid
84 Chevrolet Cindy DeLong Rich DeLong III 6 Rich DeLong 1
Chris Dittes 4
Rich DeLong Jr. 1
86 Chevrolet Tim Spurgeon Tim Spurgeon 1 Hollis Thackeray
97 Chevrolet Victor Obaika Arnout Kok (R) 1 Unknown
99 Toyota Bill McAnally Cole Rouse Bryan Tasnady 1
Ty Joiner 2
Chris Nelle 4
Rob Dixon 6
Ron Otto 1
Sources:[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8][9][10][11][12][13][14]
Notes
  1. ^ Alex Bowman drove in the Carneros 200 with car number 24.
  2. ^ Christopher Bell drove in the Star Nursery 100 with car number 60.
  3. ^ Chris Eggleston drove in the NAPA AutoCare/Roseville Toyota 200 with car number 50.
  4. ^ Rod Johnson Jr. drove in the Bakersfield 175 with car number 44.
  5. ^ Vanessa Robinson drove in the NAPA Auto Parts 175 with car number 55.
  6. ^ Will Rodgers was scored as a Rookie in the Monaco Gateway Classic at Gateway.
  7. ^ Bill Kann drove in the Casey's General Store 150 and the Monaco Gateway Classic with car number 13.
  8. ^ Kevin Harvick drove in the Bakersfield 175 with car number 4.
  9. ^ Rudy Vanderwal drove in the NAPA Auto Parts 175 with car number 34.
  10. ^ Rudy Vanderwal drove in the Clint Newell Toyota 150 and the NAPA AutoCare/Roseville Toyota 200 with car number 34.
  11. ^ Armani Williams drove in the NAPA 175 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame with car number 34.
  12. ^ Tim Ward drove in the Star Nursery 100 with car number 34.
  13. ^ Kyle Tellstrom drove in the NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 with car number 91.
  14. ^ Jesse Iwuji drove in the Casey's General Store 150 with car number 21.
  15. ^ Austin Herzog drove in the Bakersfield 175 with car number 77.
  16. ^ Reid Lanpher drove in the Bakersfield 175 with car number 59.

ScheduleEdit

On 11 December 2017, NASCAR announced the 2018 schedule. The two races at Irwindale were dropped from the schedule in favor of a second race at Tucson and a race at Gateway. The Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track was added to the schedule, marking the series' first race on dirt since 1979 at Ascot Park.[15] All races in the season are televised on NBCSN on a tape delay basis.[16]

No. Race Title Track Date
1 Bakersfield 175 presented by NAPA Auto Parts Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield 15 March
2 Port of Tucson Twin 100s Tucson Speedway, Tucson 5 May
3
4 Sunrise Ford 150 presented by NAPA Auto Parts Orange Show Speedway, San Bernardino 19 May
5 NAPA Auto Parts 175 Colorado National Speedway, Dacono 9 June
6 Carneros 200 Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma 23 June
7 Clint Newell Toyota 150 presented by NAPA Auto Parts Douglas County Speedway, Roseburg 30 June
8 Casey's General Store 150[a] Iowa Speedway, Newton 27 July
9 NAPA 175 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Evergreen Speedway, Monroe 11 August
10 Monaco Gateway Classic[b] Gateway Motorsports Park, Madison 24 August
11 Star Nursery 100 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track, Las Vegas 13 September
12 NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 Meridian Speedway, Meridian 29 September
13 NAPA AutoCare/Roseville Toyota 200 presented by
TriCo Welding Supplies & the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame
All American Speedway, Roseville 13 October
14 NAPA Auto Parts 175 presented by West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame Kern County Raceway Park, Bakersfield 27 October
Notes
  1. ^ The Casey's General Store 150 was held as a combined event, with competitors from the K&N Pro Series West competing along with competitors for the K&N Pro Series East. Drivers received points and statistical credit relative to the whole field in general, instead of relative to other drivers in their series. Also drivers were allowed to score points for both the East and West Series.
  2. ^ The Monaco Gateway Classic was held as a combined event, with competitors from the K&N Pro Series West competing along with competitors for the K&N Pro Series East. Drivers received points and statistical credit relative to the whole field in general, instead of relative to other drivers in their series. Also drivers were allowed to score points for both the East and West Series.

Results and standingsEdit

RacesEdit

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer
1 Bakersfield 175 presented by NAPA Auto Parts[18] Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Derek Kraus Toyota
2 Port of Tucson Twin 100s[19] Derek Kraus Kody Vanderwal Kody Vanderwal Ford
3 Port of Tucson Twin 100s[20] Derek Kraus1 Ryan Partridge Kody Vanderwal Ford
4 Sunrise Ford 150 presented by NAPA Auto Parts[21] Ryan Partridge Ryan Partridge Ryan Partridge Ford
5 NAPA Auto Parts 175[22] Derek Kraus Derek Thorn Derek Thorn Ford
6 Carneros 200[23] Will Rodgers Will Rodgers Will Rodgers Ford
7 Clint Newell Toyota 150 presented by NAPA Auto Parts[24] Derek Thorn Derek Kraus Derek Kraus Toyota
8 Casey's General Store 150[25] Tyler Dippel Tyler Dippel Tyler Ankrum Toyota
9 NAPA 175 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame[26] Derek Kraus Derek Kraus Derek Thorn Ford
10 Monaco Gateway Classic[27] Spencer Davis2 Derek Kraus Derek Kraus Toyota
11 Star Nursery 100[28] Hailie Deegan Derek Kraus Sheldon Creed Chevrolet
12 NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208[29] Derek Kraus Derek Kraus Hailie Deegan Toyota
13 NAPA AutoCare/Roseville Toyota 200 presented by
TriCo Welding Supplies & the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame[30]
Cole Rouse Ryan Partridge Cole Rouse Toyota
14 NAPA Auto Parts 175 presented by West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame[31] Hailie Deegan Derek Kraus Derek Kraus Toyota
Notes
  • 1 – Starting grid was set by the fastest lap times from the first Port of Tucson Twin 100 race.
  • 2 – The qualifying session for the Monaco Gateway Classic was cancelled due to weather. The starting line-up was decided by Practice results.

Drivers' championshipEdit

(keyBold – Pole position awarded by time. Italics – Pole position set by final practice results or Owners' points. * – Most laps led.

Pos. Driver KER TUC TUC ORG CNS SON DCO IOW EVG GTW LVS MER AAS KER Points
1 Derek Thorn 2 2 3 2 1* 8 5 2 1 3 3 4 3 5 586
2 Ryan Partridge 5 3 2* 1* 2 5 4 3 3 10 8 5 2* 2 559
3 Cole Rouse 3 7 4 3 6 12 6 8 2 2 6 2 1 7 557
4 Derek Kraus 1 4 11 5 4 10 1* 20 9* 1* 17* 3* 15 1* 543
5 Hailie Deegan (R) 7 8 8 4 5 7 2 21 7 23 2 1 7 6 514
6 Trevor Huddleston (R) 6 11 5 6 3 20 8 9 10 7 7 6 11 3 504
7 Kody Vanderwal 21 1* 1 7 7 17 3 19 4 16 20 9 13 8 479
8 Matt Levin 11 12 12 10 8 26 9 18 8 9 7 6 10 426
9 Takuma Koga 20 17 16 12 14 25 12 15 14 20 16 14 10 12 399
10 Todd Souza 22 10 14 8 12 19 Wth 12 18 9 272
11 Bill Kann 14 15 13 13 DNS1 13 19 13 11 258
12 Will Rodgers 16 9 7 11 1* Wth 13 26 230
13 Rich DeLong III 18 15 16 22 9 16 168
14 Ron Norman 13 13 10 10 15 160
15 Jesse Iwuji 23 14 17 14 15 25 156
16 Travis Milburn 15 21 13 5 17 149
17 Vanessa Robinson (R) 5 6 10 12 143
18 Devin Dodson (R) 6 9 9 11 142
19 Nick Joanides 9 11 4 13 139
20 Cole Keatts (R) 9 6 4 113
21 David Mayhew 12 11 4 105
22 Taylor Canfield (R) 12 8 14 98
23 Rudy Vanderwal (R) 11 13 14 94
24 Cassie Gannis 16 15 15 86
25 Jeff Jefferson 7 8 73
26 Andrew Koens (R) 11 11 66
27 David Hibbard (R) 15 16 57
28 Hershel McGriff 18 DNS1 52
29 Sheldon Creed 1 47
30 Aric Almirola 2 43
31 Kevin Harvick 4* 42
32 William Byron 3 41
33 Daniel Suárez 4 41
34 Hollis Thackeray (R) 23 24 41
35 Tyler Tanner (R) 5 39
36 Brendan Gaughan 5 39
37 Erik Jones 6 38
38 Austin Herzog (R) 8 36
39 Rod Johnson Jr. (R) 9 35
40 Christopher Bell 10 35
41 Reid Lanpher (R) 10 34
42 Sting Ray Robb (R) 10 34
43 Austin Reed (R) 11 33
44 Chris Eggleston 12 33
45 John Wood 13 31
46 Tom Klauer 13 31
47 Rodd Kneeland 14 30
48 Tim Ward (R) 14 30
49 Armani Williams (R) 15 29
50 Kyle Tellstrom (R) 15 29
51 Zack St. Onge (R) 16 28
52 Sam Mayer (R) 17 112 27
53 Salvatore Iovino 17 27
54 Jim Inglebright 18 26
55 Keith McGee (R) 18 26
56 Andrew Tuttle (R) 19 25
57 Tim Spurgeon 19 25
58 Michael Kofoid (R) 21 23
59 Carlos Vieira 22 22
60 Buddy Shepherd (R) 23 21
61 Alex Bowman 24 20
62 Andrew Engberson (R) 25 19
Scott Ivie Wth
Ken Pedersen Wth
Arnout Kok (R) Wth
Billy Kann Wth
Drivers ineligible for K&N Pro Series West points
Tyler Ankrum (R) 1 6
Rubén García Jr. 5 4
Spencer Davis 4 24
Chase Cabre 24 5
Tyler Dippel 6* 12
Ryan Vargas (R) 7 13
Dillon Bassett 12 8
Anthony Alfredo (R) 22 9
Kyle Benjamin 10
Ronnie Bassett Jr. 16 14
Tristan Van Wieringen (R) 14 17
Colin Garrett (R) 23 15
J. P. Morgan 18
Chuck Buchanan Jr. 21
Juan Manuel González (R) 22
Pos. Driver KER TUC TUC ORG CNS SON DCO IOW EVG GTW LVS MER AAS KER Points
Notes

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2018 Bakersfield 175 Presented by NAPA Auto Parts entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 13 March 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 Port of Tucson Twin 100 #1 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  3. ^ "2018 Port of Tucson Twin 100 #2 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 4 May 2018.
  4. ^ "2018 Sunrise Ford 150 presented by NAPA Auto Parts entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 18 May 2018.
  5. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts 175 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 9 June 2018.
  6. ^ "2018 Carneros 200 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 20 June 2018.
  7. ^ "2018 Clint Newell Toyota 150 Presented by NAPA Auto Parts entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  8. ^ "2018 Casey's General Store 150 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  9. ^ "2018 NAPA 175 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 11 August 2018.
  10. ^ "2018 Monaco Gateway Classic entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  11. ^ "2018 Star Nursery 100 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 14 September 2018.
  12. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  13. ^ "2018 Toyota / NAPA AutoCare 200 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 13 October 2018.
  14. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts 175 entry list". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. Retrieved 27 October 2018.
  15. ^ "2018 Schedule Announced For K&N Pro West". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 11 December 2017. Retrieved 11 December 2017.
  16. ^ "NBCSN Announces 2018 Broadcast Schedule of Regional Series". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 7 March 2018. Retrieved 9 March 2018.
  17. ^ "NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Race at Spokane Cancelled". hometracks.nascar.com. NASCAR Media Group, LLC. 30 May 2018. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  18. ^ "2018 Bakersfield 175 Presented by NAPA Auto Parts race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 15 March 2018. Retrieved 16 March 2018.
  19. ^ "2018 Port of Tucson Twin 100 #1 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  20. ^ "2018 Port of Tucson Twin 100 #2 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 5 May 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  21. ^ "2018 Sunrise Ford 150 Presented by NAPA Auto Parts race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 19 May 2018. Retrieved 20 May 2018.
  22. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts 175 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 9 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  23. ^ "2018 Carneros 200 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 23 June 2018. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  24. ^ "2018 Clint Newell Toyota 150 Presented by NAPA Auto Parts race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 30 June 2018. Retrieved 5 July 2018.
  25. ^ "2018 Casey's General Store 150 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 27 July 2018. Retrieved 2 August 2018.
  26. ^ "2018 NAPA 175 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 11 August 2018. Retrieved 12 August 2018.
  27. ^ "2018 Monaco Gateway Classic race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 24 August 2018. Retrieved 26 August 2018.
  28. ^ "2018 Star Nursery 100 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 13 September 2018. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
  29. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts Idaho 208 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 29 September 2018. Retrieved 30 September 2018.
  30. ^ "2018 Toyota / NAPA AutoCare 200 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 13 October 2018. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
  31. ^ "2018 NAPA Auto Parts 175 race results". racing-reference.info. NASCAR Digital Media, LLC. 27 October 2018. Retrieved 29 October 2018.

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