SECOND LATE MODEL TITLE, MOVES TO NASCAR WEST SERIES
GROVE, CALIFORNIA (September 20, 2011)
– On Saturday night, 19 year-old Matt Scott won his sixth Late Model
main event of 2011 at All American Speedway to take the NASCAR Late
Model championship. With the championship, Matt Scott Racing will
now move into the NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West beginning at All
American Speedway on Saturday October 15.
“The level of
competition is a lot higher in the West so I’m really just looking
for a good top-five finish or top-ten finish to get my feet wet,”
The 2011 NASCAR
Late Model championship is the second straight for the 19-time main
Scott not only
won the race on Saturday but he also took quick time in time trials
with a 13.80 second lap around the one-third mile asphalt oval. An
invert of seven placed Scott seventh on the grid for the 50 lap main
event with Scott jumping up to third by lap 12.
second from NASCAR West regular Travis Milburn, Scott began to reel
in rookie Dylan Hutchison for the lead. On lap 44, Scott moved past
Hutchison to drive to a comfortable victory before a large crowd of
supporters on championship night.
“I was biding my
time to get through pack so I’d have a car left for the leaders,”
Scott said. “I wasn’t sure I was going to be able to reel in
Hutchison because he was so far ahead so it was nice to get the
within the top-four in all 14 races for the NASCAR Late Models this
year at All American Speedway and starting his NASCAR K&N Pro
Series, West career at the speedway should give him a good
opportunity for success.
“It would mean a
lot to win the race as I’ve watched the series race at Roseville
over the years and with it being our home track,” Scott said.
“There’s definitely a bunch of nerves going into it as I want to do
Racing took delivery of a NASCAR K&N Pro Series, West car last week
and will carry co-primary sponsorship from Kamps Propane and RPM
NorCal in its debut on October 15. Additional sponsorships are
needed to fill out the car for October 15 and for the 2012 season
where Matt Scott Racing intends to run the entire season.
“This is a good
chance to partner up with a corporate sponsor or maybe even an
up-and-comer who would like to grow with us as we go up the NASCAR
ladder,” Scott said.
Race fans can
help support Matt Scott Racing by making a $5 donation towards
tickets for the October 14 Late Model race at All American
Speedway. The $5 donation can be made at
www.mattscottracing.com Matt Scott is also in contention for
the national Most Popular Driver poll on Speed51.com where fans can
vote once daily.
sponsors are urged to contact Steven Blakesley at
email@example.com or (916)
509-7049 for details on sponsoring Matt Scott Racing.
Racing’s 2011 NASCAR Late Model championship was made possible by
BJB Enterprises, Inc., RPM NorCal, Karp Capital, Kamps Propane,
Jimboy’s Tacos, CatchYourEye.com, Halm Metal Fab, Pardee Lake
Recreation, DoubleTree Hotel Monrovia, Hobbs Construction, T.A.S.
Construction, Sumseeds, Red Corral Auto, and Blakesley Sports
Media. Matt Scott would like to thank his crew, sponsors, and fans
for their support this season.
Race fans can
learn more about Matt Scott Racing at
or “Matt Scott Racing” on Facebook.