FINISH FOR SCOTT IN NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES DEBUT
GROVE, CALIFORNIA (October 19, 2011)
– Two-time All American Speedway champion Matt Scott drove the #35
Kamps Propane / RPM NorCal Chevrolet to a tenth place finish in his
NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West debut on Saturday night. The 19-time
feature winner at the one-third mile asphalt oval made the most of
his first opportunity in the series driving for the Matt Scott Racing team.
Scott, age 19,
finished tenth despite one of the toughest fields in track history
and “last-minute” circumstances that allowed him to record only
approximately 60 laps of practice total before the start of the
TOYOTA / NAPA Auto Parts 150.
the top-ten) means a lot especially since the car was put together
in 13 days,” Scott said.
Before a packed
crowd and needing to qualify in on time without any provisionals
available, Scott turned a 13.962 second lap around the speed. The
lap time was good enough for 14th overall. Scott ran
tough amongst a host of series veterans throughout the race, running
in the top-15 at all times.
Fighting a tight
car, Scott managed to avoid several crashes and stay on the lead lap
through a 37 lap green flag run. On the final lap of the race
several cars spun with Scott navigating through the smoke to cross
the line in the tenth position.
“I knew from
watching the races in the past that I just had to keep the fenders
on the car,” Scott said. “The car went pretty tight at the end of a
run so I just stayed out of trouble and got the finish I was looking
Racing thanks sponsors Kamps Propane, RPM NorCal, Pardee Lake
Recreation, CatchYourEye.com, TAS Construction, SP Graphics, and
Blakesley Sports Media for their support of the debut in the NASCAR
On Friday night,
Scott participated in the RPM NorCal / PRS 100 for Late Models which
attracted a 26 car field of drivers from all over California. Scott
picked up his seventh fast-time of the season but had to start 14th
after the inversion.
Scott drove all
the way to fifth in the field before being forced up into the wall
ending his day prematurely. It was Scott’s first DNF of the season
in the Late Models in a very productive season for the 2011
Racing plans to compete in the 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West with
sponsorship opportunities available by contacting Steven Blakesley
firstname.lastname@example.org or (916)
509-7049. The team is also planning to race at the California
Classic for Late Models at TOYOTA Speedway in
Irwindale, Calif. on November 26 but needs additional sponsorship
support to compete.
Race fans can
learn more about Matt Scott Racing at
or “Matt Scott Racing” on Facebook.