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PRACTICE: Holmes Tops Monroe Charts

Eyes Back-To-Back Wins In Northwest
By John Tejeda, NASCAR
August 17, 2013 - 4:20pm

MONROE, Wash. – Eric Holmes led the way in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West practice for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Toyota on Saturday at Evergreen Speedway.

Holmes, out of Escalon, Calif., rolled around the .646-mile Western Washington track in 23.616 seconds (98.476 mph) behind the wheel of his No. 16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota. Holmes won this race a season ago.

The second-fastest driver over the two 45-minute practice sessions was Michael Self, who recorded a time of 23.832 seconds (97.853 mph) followed by points leader Derek Thorn with a time of 23.864 seconds (97.452 mph).

Sixteen-year-old Cameron Hayley had the fourth-quickest time at 23.940 seconds (97.143 mph) while Kelly Admiraal posted a time of 23.959 seconds (97.066 mph).

Last season's pole winner at this event, Greg Pursley, ended up with the sixth-fastest car. Matt Tift, Dylan Hutchison, Daryll Harr and Braeden Havens rounded out the top 10.

Qualifying for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 is slated for 4:15 p.m. PT and the race is expected to take the green flag at 6:25 p.m.