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Lewis Charges to Top Five in BMR NAPA Debut

Laden Lewis NAPA AUTO PARTS Irwindale 2022 feat

Landen Lewis, a 16-year-old driver from Ocean Isle Beach, N.C., made his first start for Bill McAnally Racing in the blue and gold No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS and earned a top-five finish Saturday at Irwindale Speedway. Lewis was competing in the NAPA AUTO PARTS 150 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Motorsports Hall of Fame at the sold out, state-of-the-art facility in Southern California.

Laden Lewis NAPA AUTO PARTS Irwindale 2022 by car

It was a big night for the ARCA Menards Series West at Irwindale with NAPA representatives, fireworks, and a packed grandstand.

Laden Lewis NAPA AUTO PARTS Irwindale 2022 crowd

Lewis used an overtime green-white-checkered finish to charge forward, winning a three-wide battle across the line for an exciting, fifth-place finish. The driver joins Bill McAnally Racing after winning in the ARCA Menards Series in 2021 and in the ARCA West in 2022 as well. He is also a national champion in INEX Legends cars.

Lewis’ teammate Cole Moore finished second in the No. 99 Adaptive One Chevrolet SS.

Laden Lewis NAPA AUTO PARTS Irwindale 2022 turn

Lewis and BMR will now turn his attention to the expansive, .646-mile Evergreen Speedway in Washington in August.

Start / Finish: 13 / 5
Points Standing / Total: 13th / 117 pts. (-201)

Next Race: August 20, Evergreen 150, Evergreen Speedway, Monroe, Wash. (.646-mile oval)
How to Watch or Listen: Live on FloRacing and Tape-Delay USA Network

Landen Lewis: @landenlewis99
NAPA Racing: @NAPARacing
Bill McAnally Racing: @BMR_NASCAR

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Bill McAnally Racing (BMR) holds the ARCA Menards Series West record with 11 championships and eclipsed the 100-win mark in 2022. The team has piled on six titles in the last eight seasons with four different drivers since 2015. Second-year driver Tanner Reif takes control of the No. 16 NAPA Auto Care Chevrolet for the 12-race campaign in 2023 and looks to improve on his runner-up finish in the 2022 drivers’ standings to build on BMR’s west coast legacy.

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  1. first time race fan, last night at Monroe. Lewis is an impressive kid. what a great time. thank you lynnwood auto parts

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