Evergreen Speedway Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer On the track, Brittney Zamora is one of the top racing talents from the Northwest. Off the track, education highlights her sheer determination and selfless care of others. The Kennewick, Washington native wrapped up her first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West campaign with Bill McAnally Racing, scoring two poles and two-third place finishes in 14 starts. It only took four rounds into the season where Zamora made a name for herself during the second Tucson race where she led the field to the green flag afterRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer MONROE, Wash. — After multiple weather delays, two red flags, tempers flaring, and fuel problems from pole sitter Derek Kraus, NASCAR K&N Pro Series West points leader Derek Thorn capitalized through all obstacles, and was the only driver smiling, scoring his second win of the season in Saturday’s NAPA Auto Parts 175 at Evergreen Speedway, beating Cole Rouse by 1.629 seconds. For 115 laps, it was all Kraus as he had a comfortable lead over Thorn, Coe Rouse, Ryan Partridge, and Kody Vanderwal until heRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer MONROE, Wash. — Mother Nature favored the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West drivers, as they were able to get qualifying completed, and when it was all set and done, NASCAR NEXT driver Derek Kraus (23.459 seconds) scored his third pole of the season. Kraus told Motorsports Tribune that tire conservation is crucial to be in the race-winning battle and he hopes to be in contention. “It’s definitely a good thing to start the day with the pole, but the race is what counts,” said Kraus. “Qualifying isRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer MONROE, Wash. – The goal is simple for Armani Williams of Detroit, getting to compete in as many races as he can, and pursuing his dream as the first NASCAR driver on the autism spectrum. Hours before making his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West debut at Evergreen Speedway, the pilot of the No. 34 Race4Autism.com Ford said he’s been trying to get as many opportunities to race since his East debut at Memphis International Raceway back in June. In that race, he started 19th andRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West returns to action Saturday for the running of the NAPA Auto Parts 175 at Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, Washington, and its championship battle has heated up with only six races remaining. Bob Bruncati Racing drivers Derek Thorn and Ryan Partridge are tied in first. Both drivers have a win to their name, but Thorn owns the tiebreaker because of his four runner-up finishes to Partridge’s two. The 2013 series champion captured his latest runner-up effort in the combination raceRead More