** Eggleston and the BMR crew heads to San Bernardino California to compete at the tight 1/4 mile oval at Orange Show Speedway this weekend. Orange Show is where Eggleston picked up his first K&N win of the 2016 season last year and hopes to return back to victory lane.
Chris Eggleston (No. 99 NAPA Filters Toyota)
• Has six career K&N West wins with 24 top fives and 27 top 10s in 36 career starts.
• Was the 2015 series champion as a rookie for Bill McAnally Racing.
• Won the season opener at Arizona’s Tucson Speedway in March and is the defending race winner at Orange Show.
• Has an average starting position of 2.0 and average finishing position of 2.4 in five races this season.
At Orange Show Speedway:
• In continual operation since 1947, the quarter-mile Orange Show Speedway is the longest tenured race track in the country.
• The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West made its inaugural visit to Orange Show in 1966, and the series held at least one race at the track in every season through 1973 before returning in 1978 for one race.
• After a 38-year hiatus, the K&N Pro Series returned to Orange Show in 2016.
• This is the series’ 12th event all-time at Orange Show.
• Six different drivers have won previously at Orange Show, with Marvin Porter winning the inaugural event in 1966. Jack McCoy leads all drivers with four wins at Orange Show, including three in a row from 1969-1971.
• Six different drivers have earned poles at Orange Show, led by Jack McCoy with three.
• The record for most cautions in an event at Orange Show is nine, set in 2016, when 63 laps were run under the yellow flag.
• There have been an average of 2.7 lead changes in K&N Pro Series West races at the track.