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Bowles Takes Second Pole Award

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

IRWINDALE, Calif. - Jason Bowles continued his momentum Friday with his second NASCAR Camping World Series Coors Light Pole Award. Bowles (No. 22 Sunrise Ford Ford), who enters the race coming off his first win of the season, set fast time in qualifying for Friday night's California Highway Patrol 200 at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.

Bowles' time of 18.627 seconds/96.634 mph edged David Mayhew (No. 21 BayBioDiesel/RCR Chevrolet). Mayhew posted the top time in both practices and qualified at 18.693/96.293.

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Practice: Mayhew Fastest At Toyota

By Official Release

IRWINDALE, Calif. - David Mayhew (No. 21 BayBioDiesel/RCR Chevrolet) led both one-hour NASCAR Camping World Series West practice sessions Friday at the Toyota Speedway at Irwindale.

Mayhew's fastest lap around the .500-mile track was 18.991 seconds/94.782 mph, and came in the second practice. He also led the first practice at 19.092/94.280. Qualifying for the California Highway Patrol 200 is scheduled for 4 p.m. PT and the race at 8:10 p.m. ET.

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News & Notes: Hardin Hopes Return Home Will Bring Good Luck

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

After getting off to a solid start this season, Eric Hardin (No. 5 Direct Shopping Network Chevrolet) encountered some bad luck that knocked him out of the top 10 of the championship standings in the NASCAR Camping World Series West. The Anaheim, Calif., competitor hopes a visit to his NASCAR Home Track, Toyota Speedway at Irwindale, will provide him with an opportunity to turn his season back around.

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Road Rules: Bowles Conquers Sonoma

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

SONOMA, Calif. – Jason Bowles won a spirited three-way battle around the twisting 1.99-mile road course of Infineon Raceway to take the victory in the Bennett Lane Winery 200 presented by Supercuts on Saturday.

Bowles held off fierce challenges from Eric Holmes and Jim Inglebright in the closing laps to score his first win of the year in NASCAR Camping World Series West competition.

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Holmes Will Start Out Front - Again

By Official Release

SONOMA, Calif. - Eric Holmes continues to apply the pressure. Despite winning three of the first five events, Holmes still trails point leader Mike David in the NASCAR Camping World Series West standings. Holmes took another step toward closing that gap when he picked up his third Coors Light Pole Award of the season Friday afternoon in qualifying for Saturday's Bennett Lane Winery 200 presented by Supercuts.

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NCWS West Race At Evergreen Moved

By Official Release

The NASCAR Camping World Series West event at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Wash., has been moved by one week to Saturday, July 26. The race length has also been changed to 150 laps.

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Calif. Highway Patrol To Sponsor July NCWS West Race At Irwindale

By Track Release

IRWINDALE, Calif. –  TOYOTA Speedway at Irwindale announced today a sponsor partnership with the California Highway Patrol (CHP) www.chp.ca.gov which includes title sponsorship of the July 4th California Highway Patrol 200 NASCAR Camping World West Series event. The partnership also provides the law enforcement agency with year around branding presence on the Speedway’s oval track and drag strip, career recruitment and community relations activities and the promoting of safe driving messages during marquee oval track events.

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News & Notes: Bowles Looking For Redemption In Return To Infineon

By Kevin Green, NASCAR

Jason Bowles (No. 22 Sunrise Ford Ford) had a remarkable rookie season last year, winning two of the three road races on the schedule for the NASCAR Camping World Series West en route to winning the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award, and finishing third in the overall championship standings.

The race at Infineon Raceway was a different story, however. Bowles was beset by mechanical problems there from the drop of the green flag, leaving him to finish a lap down in 29th.

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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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