In 2011, Joey Logano surprised the racing world, and himself, by laying down an impressive qualifying lap at Sonoma and winning his first-career road course pole.
John Wood (No. 30 Wahl Traction Toyota) has a best finish in three career series starts at Colorado National Speedway of 14th (2012).
Looking back to last year’s 18th-place finish at Martinsville in the Goody's 500, Kurt Busch has alternated top-five finishes with results outside the top 15 on NASCAR’s flat tracks. That has made him one of the more difficult drivers to handicap on a weekly basis.
Brett Thompson (No. 61 Rich Thompson Trucking, Inc. & 61 Chevrolet) has one win, 23 top fives and 70 top 10s in 128 career K&N Pro Series West starts.
Scott Steckly (No. 22 Canadian Tire/Sylvania Dodge) has a series-leading three championships (2008, `11, `13) through the first seven years of NCATS competition.
Twenty-three-year old Dakoda Armstrong grew up in New Castle, Ind., just about an hour from one of the most historic tracks for auto racing in the world.
Greg Pursley (No. 26 Gene Price Motorsports/Star Nursery/Real Water Chevrolet) has 19 wins, 18 poles, 54 top fives, 69 top 10s in 92 career K&N West starts.
Andrew Ranger (No. 27 Mopar/Exide Dodge) is tied for the series all-time lead in both wins (19) and poles (14). Has 41 top fives and 57 top 10s in 66 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.
Based on post-qualifying technical inspection at the July 19 Ansell ActivArmr 150 at Chicagoland Speedway, the Venturini Motorsports #15 team has been penalized for violating 2014 ARCA Rulebook Page 19, #4F.
Brandon McReynolds (No. 16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota) has six top fives and eight top 10s in nine career K&N West starts.
Steve Mathews (No. 15 Bill Mathews Motors Ford) has three poles and nine top 10s in 28 career NASCAR Canadian Tire Series starts.
Zing Zang Bloody Mary will sponsor the No. 36 Chevrolet of Reed Sorenson in four high-profile races this season: Indianapolis on July 27, Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11, Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 19 and Martinsville Speedway on Oct. 26.