PIT BOX: ARCA Menards Series West season resumes with return to All American Speedway



(Photo: Nina Riggio/ARCA Racing)

After nearly a month away from the track, the ARCA Menards Series West season is set to resume on Saturday night with racing for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif.

The race is the ninth event on the 2022 ARCA Menards Series West calendar and marks the series’ 24th visit to the 0.333-mile cobbled oval.

With three races to go in the West Series season, Jake Drew continues to hold a comfortable lead in the standings. He has a 52-point advantage over Sunrise Ford Racing teammate Tanner Reif, who will race Saturday at All American.

The West Series made its All American debut in 1977, when Sumner McKnight earned his first series victory. Drivers to claim West Series victories at the track include Jim Bown, Eric Holmes, Dylan Kwasniewski, Michael Self, Gio Scelzi and, most recently, PJ Pedroncelli.

Tickets for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood at All American Speedway are available. Below is everything you need to know about Saturday’s event.


NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood at the All American Speedway

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The tight confines of All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif. always provide an entertaining sight when the ARCA Menards Series West comes to town. There’s no reason to think Saturday’s race will be any different.

Drew enters the race as the man to beat, having won half of the eight races contested so far this season. However, only one of those victories came at an oval. He will look to add his second oval win at the All American.

Reif is the only driver to beat Drew since early June. He picked up wins at Irwindale Speedway on March 26 and Evergreen Speedway on August 20. Both Drew and Reif will be among the contenders for All American.

One driver to watch is PJ Pedroncelli, who returns to All American as the reigning West Series race winner. He canceled the last two races and returns to West Series competition, which could be bad news for his rivals on Saturday night.

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Local favorite Cole Moore returns to All American still looking for his first West Series win. Moore won the 2020 Late Model Track Championship at All American, which means he knows how to navigate the tricky setup.

Landen Lewis, who triumphed earlier this year at Kern County Raceway Park in Bakersfield, Calif., continues his pursuit of his second victory of the year in Bill McAnally Racing’s No. 16. Veteran racer John Moore returns to the West Series for the first time since 2015 aboard the No. 24 Chevrolet for team owner Alex McAnally.

Joey Iest, Todd Souza, Bridget Burgess and Takuma Koga are among the other series regulars who are expected to compete.

The full entry list for Saturday’s NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood at All American Speedway is available here.

PJ Pedroncelli, driver of the #33 Select Mobile Bottlers Toyota, starts strong during the NAPA AutoCare 150 presented by Berco Redwood for the ARCA Menards Series West at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif. on October 9, 2021. (Nina Riggio/ARCA Racing )
(Photo: Nina Riggio/ARCA Racing)

RACE REFERENCE:

RACING FACTS

RACE NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood
SQUARE All American Speedway in Roseville, California
DATE Saturday, October 1, 2022
TIME 7:45 p.m. PT / 10:45 p.m. ET
TV CHANNEL/LIVE STREAM FloRacing
RADIO ARCARacing.com
LAYOUT OF THE TRACKS 0.333 mile paved oval
TOWERS 150
SCHEDULED EVENT Saturday, October 1: Practice/Qualifying from 3:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. PT… Race at 7:45 p.m. PT

TEAM LEADER DOCUMENT: The starting field for the NAPA Auto Parts 150 presented by Berco Redwood is limited to more than 20 tentative positions. This event will be run under the rules, procedures, regulations and specifications of the ARCA Menards Series West 2022.

QUALIFICATION : The starting position will be determined by the fastest lap recorded by each car during the practice/qualifying session.

STOP AT THE RACE PIT: The pits during any period of caution in this event will be for repairs and adjustments only, no tires may be changed without the approval of ARCA officials. Positions will not be gained or lost among those competing on the same lap unless there is a penalty or lap delay on pit road.

The maximum tire allocation available for this event is as follows: The maximum on-track tire usage for the event is eight (8). Per ARCA rules, the maximum number of tires allowed in the pit for race use is four (4) for emergency use only.

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