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All Paths Lead To Iowa

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Jason Bowles grew up dreaming of Formula One racing and the Indianapolis 500. Ricky Carmichael spent the past decade establishing himself as one of the greatest motocross racers of all-time.

Their careers, however, have diverged onto similar paths as they seek success moving up the NASCAR ranks. Their decisions have led them to Iowa, where they will be among a top-notch field of short-track drivers that converge on the Hawkeye State this weekend for the US Cellular 200.

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News & Notes: Meeting In The Middle

By Official Release

Best Of The NASCAR Camping World Series Head To The Heartland

The entry list reads like a ‘who’s who’ of NASCAR short-track drivers, from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series development teams to seasoned veterans with championship resumes.

The US Cellular 200 marks the only time the NASCAR Camping World Series East and NASCAR Camping World Series West will meet in the same race with points on the line. And the event has produced an all-star roster of cars.

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News & Notes: Full House Ready For Camping Trip To Iowa Speedway

By Official Release

Fifty-five cars are already entered to race at Iowa Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Inc. was the first to sign up, with three cars. And the entries kept flooding in. The entry list currently stands at 55 cars that will attempt to qualify for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway Sunday, May 18.

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Gallegos Picking Up Momentum

By Official Release

Mike Gallegos scored his second consecutive top 10 in the NASCAR Camping World Series West on Saturday at Thunderhill Raceway in Kyle, Tex. Gallegos finished ninth in the Texas Thunder 150.

“We’ve got some momentum now,” said Gallegos. “Rob [Dixon] and the guys work hard to give me a good car every week. We’re building a solid foundation with this RTD Motorsports team.”

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Holmes Rolls To Lone Star Win

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

Holds Off BMR Teammate Cameron For Second Win 

KYLE, Texas – For a majority of the race, Eric Holmes had just one car to get around to reach victory lane in the Allstate Texas Thunder 150 at Thunder Hill Raceway. But because that one car was his teammate, Austin Cameron, Holmes knew it would take a combination of caution and aggression in securing the win in the NASCAR Camping World Series West event on Saturday, April 19.

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McAnally Influence: Holmes & Sellers Earn NCWS Coors Light Pole Awards

By Official Release

Eric Holmes and Peyton Sellers will start their respective NASCAR Camping World Series races Saturday night up front on opposite coasts.

Holmes captured his first Coors Light Pole Award of the NCWS West season. Holmes' lap of 90.976 mph in qualifying for the Allstate Texas Thunder 150 at Thunder Hill Raceway in Kyle, Texas earned him his sixth career pole. His time of 14.839 seconds was just .003 of a second off the track record of 14.839 set a year ago.

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Running Wide Open: At Track Updates

By Official Release

Follow race action all day long as the NASCAR Camping World Series West (Kyle, Texas), NASCAR Camping World Series East (Greenville, S.C.), NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour (Asheboro, N.C.) and NASCAR Mexico Series (Mexico City) take the track.

Update (5:30 p.m. ET) - L.W. Miller paced NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour practice at Caraway. But the rain that plagued Greenville in the morning is moving in on the Asheboro, N.C. track.

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News & Notes: David And Co. Return To Lone Star State Running Up Front

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

Thunder Hill Raceway’s 3/8-mile track features some of the tightest side-by-side racing on the NASCAR Camping World Series West circuit. However, it’s a track that perfectly suits 2007 champion Mike David (No. 2 Bennett Lane Winery Ford).

David began his title campaign with a runner-up finish at the short track in Kyle, Texas, a year ago. He hopes for similar results this season when the NASCAR Camping World Series West travels to the Lone Star State for the Allstate Texas Thunder 150 on Saturday, April 19.

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Gas And Go: David's Gamble Pays Off

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

AVONDALE, Ariz. – A new car and a big gamble paid off for Mike David.

A week after taking delivery of a new chassis, David drove the No. 2 Bennett Lane Winery Toyota to victory in the Jimmie Johnson Foundation 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. It was the seventh career victory for the defending NASCAR Camping World Series West champion.

“It’s great,” said David of his first win at the one-mile flat track. “It’s kind of a relief, too. This track has a lot of history. To bring home the trophy is important.”

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Foster Rewards Sponsor With Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Avondale, Ariz. – Ryan Foster wasn’t sure if he’d even be here. But as soon as he concluded his qualifying lap that it was good enough to put him up at the front of Thursday night’s event.

Foster (No. 41 Glen Haven Beach Resort Ford) got an infusion in the form of his sponsor to be able to haul to Phoenix International Raceway for the NASCAR Camping World Series West race. He repaid the effort with a Coors Light Pole run Thursday afternoon for the Jimmie Johnson Foundation 150.

“I felt it before I crossed the finish line,” said Foster. “I said, ‘This is it baby.’ ”

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