Eggleston wins NASCAR West race in Colorado
DACONO, Colo. (July 29, 2014) – Chris Eggleston used track experience to his advantage and won the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West NAPA Auto Parts/Toyota 150 at Colorado National Speedway.
The event was just Eggleston’s second series start and his first victory in the West Series. He is a regular in the CNS late model stock division.
The 3/8-mile CNS oval has hosted a variety of NASCAR touring series through the years, including the Camping World Truck Series. Goodyear has been a part of each of those racing series. Every starter in the West Series race raced on Goodyear Eagle bias-ply tires.
Eggleston led three times for a total of 107 laps. There were seven lead changes during the 150-lap event. The winner averaged 62.890 mph.
Dylan Lupton finished second, .434 of a second behind the winner. James Bickford was third, followed by Greg Pursley and Brandon McReynolds. David Mayhew started on the pole after turning a lap averaging 79.149 mph during time trials.
Lupton is also second in the points, trailing Pursley by a margin of 342-317.
Goodyear employs about 69,000 people at manufacturing plants and facilities in 22 nations. Based in Akron, Ohio, Goodyear is among the largest tiremakers in the world and is the worldwide leader in race tire innovation.