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BMR Team Battles in Wild K&N West Race at Sonoma

Derek Kraus NAPA BMR KN West Sonoma 2019

Despite having mechanical problems that put him several laps down, Derek Kraus maintained his points lead in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West race Saturday as part of the NASCAR weekend at Sonoma Raceway.

Bill McAnally Racing drivers battled among Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and specialized road race drivers for every position possible during the K&N Pro Series road course race.

Derek Kraus was pushing the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry into the top five when fuel issues forced him into pit lane for several laps. He finished 19th but maintained his lead in the overall series points standings.


Derek Kraus NAPA BMR KN West Sonoma 2019


His BMR teammate, Hailie Deegan, started the day with the fastest lap in qualifying to win her second pole position of the year in the No. 19 Monster Energy/NAPA Power Premium Plus Toyota Camry. She maintained a solid pace inside the top ten for much of the race, avoiding all manner of wrecks to finish in the No. 8 position. She is second in the standings, just one point behind Kraus.


Derek Kraus NAPA BMR KN West Sonoma 2019


Brittney Zamora made her series debut at Sonoma Raceway in the No. 99 NAPA Belts & Hoses/ENEOS Toyota Camry. She qualified 24th and gained spots in the first ten laps of the race before electrical problems forced her out of the race. She was credited a 29th place finish. Zamora is second in rookie points and sixth in the overall standings.


Derek Kraus NAPA BMR KN West Sonoma 2019


The Sonoma race will be televised to a national audience on NBCSN on June 27 at 3 p.m. (PST).


Derek Kraus

Start / Finish: 7 / 19
Points Earned: 25
K&N West Points Standing / Total: 1st / 241 pts.


Hailie Deegan

Start / Finish: 1 / 8
Points Earned: 36
K&N West Points Standing / Total: 2nd / 240 pts.


Brittney Zamora

Start / Finish: 24 / 29
Points Earned: 15
K&N West Points Standing / Total: 6th / 205 pts.


Next Race: NASCAR K&N Pro Series West, Douglas County Speedway on June 29
How to Watch or Listen:


Derek Kraus: @derek9kraus
Hailie Deegan: @HailieDeegan
Brittney Zamora: @BrittneyZ52
NAPA Racing: @NAPARacing
Bill McAnally Racing: @BMR_NASCAR

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Based in Roseville, California, Bill McAnally Racing fields multiple teams in the ACRA Menards Series (formally NASCAR K&N Pro Series), including the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota driven by Austin Herzog. The team has amassed a record 106 wins and 11 championships, with six of those titles earned in the last seven years.

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