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Home Cooking Pays Off For Gallegos

By Official Release

CAREER BEST NCWS WEST FINISH COMES AT  COLORADO

Mike Gallegos, of Wheat Ridge, Colo., scored his first top five finish of the season Saturday night in the Toyota/NAPA 150 at Colorado National Speedway. Gallegos’ fourth-place finish, a career-best in the NASCAR Camping World Series West, came in front of a grandstand full of hometown fans.

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Three's A Charm For Holmes

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

DACANO, Colo. – Eric Holmes keeps winning races, but Mike David keeps turning in consistent performances. The combination by the two most recent champions in the NASCAR Camping World Series West is making for another tight championship battle this season.

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Points Leaders Will Lead West To Green

By Official Release

HOLMES PICKS UP SECOND COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

DACONA, Colo. - Eric Holmes and Mike David have been locked in the points battle all season. It's only fitting that the two former champions will start the Toyota/NAPA 150 on the front row.

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Practice: Bowles Posts Fastest Time At Colorado National; David Second

By Official Release

DACONA, Colo. - Jason Bowles (No. 22 Sunrise Ford Ford) posted the fastest lap at Colorado National Speedway during Saturday's practice session for Saturday night's Toyota/NAPA 150.

Bowles' fast time of 16.704 seconds/80.819 mph around the 3/8-mile oval was .069 seconds faster than points leader Mike David. David had a lap of 16.773/80.486 in his No. 2 Bennett Lane Winery Ford.

Eric Hardin (16.793/80.391), Eric Holmes (16.797/80.371) and rookie James Warn (16.804/80.338) rounded out the top five cars in practice.

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News & Notes: Borneman Hopes To Turn His Season Around At Colorado

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

Colorado National Speedway is a track that has always been very popular with drivers, teams and fans of the NASCAR Camping World Series West. The .375-mile track, located just north of Denver, has been the scene of plenty of exciting side-by-side competition – with drivers such as Ron Hornaday Jr., Mike Chase, Mike Duncan and Steve Portenga emerging victorious.
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Ickler Brings It Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEWTON, Iowa - Brian Ickler packed his bags in December and moved to North Carolina, starting from scratch in the hub of NASCAR in an effort to further his career.

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Dillon Earns First Career Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROOKIES MAKE UP FRONT ROW FOR US CELLULAR 200

NEWTON, Iowa - Austin Dillon won his first NASCAR race in his first start. Now he has his first Coors Light Pole Award in start No. 2.

The 18-year-old grandson had the fastest time in Sunday afternoon's qualifying for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway. Dillon (No. 3 Garage Equipment Supply) had a lap of 23.576 seconds/133.610 mph around the 7/8-mile oval.

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Dillon Rolls With The Changes

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROOKIE PACES SUNDAY MORNING PRACTICE; KAHNE 16TH FASTEST 

NEWTON, Iowa – The weather change – from warm and windy to chilly – did nothing to slow down Austin Dillon.

The 18-year-old NASCAR Camping World Series rookie posted the fastest time in Sunday morning’s practice for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway, as he adjusted to the change of conditions from Saturday’s session, where he was second quick.

“The track picked up a little bit,” Dillon said. “Everybody got a little better, so we just started picking it up.”

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Haase Paces First Iowa Practice

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

TWO TEENS TOP SPEED CHARTS FOR SUNDAY'S US CELLULAR 200 

NEWTON, Iowa – Alex Haase doesn’t have fond memories of his experience at Iowa Speedway last year.

“We just struggled all week,” Haase said of last year’s NASCAR Camping World Series race at Iowa where he started 41st and finished 27th.

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Making A Father's Day

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

THOUSANDS OF MILES AWAY, CRAFTON CELEBRATES SON'S FIRST VICTORY 

NEWTON, Iowa – The most haggard person in the Iowa Speedway garage Saturday may have been Dan Crafton. Not that he’s complaining.

Crafton’s Friday night stay in Newton consisted of pacing back and forth in front of the hotel television as he watched his son Matt collect his first career NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series win at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C.

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