Memphis: John Wes Townley preview

* John Wes Townley and RAB Racing plan to make their NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Memphis Motorsports Park in this weekend's Kroger on Track for the Cure 250. * Given John Wes Townley's favorite hobbies, playing the guitar...

* John Wes Townley and RAB Racing plan to make their NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Memphis Motorsports Park in this weekend's Kroger on Track for the Cure 250.

* Given John Wes Townley's favorite hobbies, playing the guitar and piano, he is very excited about visiting Memphis, "Home of the Blues, Birthplace of Rock' n' Roll".

This Week's No. 09 Zaxby's Ford: John Wes Townley will pilot chassis No. 025 in the Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 this weekend. This is a previous Roush-Fenway Racing chassis that Travis Kvapil piloted to a 20th place finish in the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway in September.

Season Review: After 31 of the 35 scheduled events on the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule, John Wes Townley has 22 starts including one top-10 and five top-15's. The rookie also has five top-20 and nine top-25 finishes.

Last Chance to Vote: Time is running out to vote for John Wes Townley as your NASCAR Nationwide Series most popular driver. Before October 31st please visit; www.nascar.com/news/features/mpd.poll.nationwide.series/index.html to vote.

Points Check: John Wes Townley moved up two spots to 25th in the 2009 driver point standings following the Dollar General 300 at Lowe's Motor Speedway. The No. 09 entry remains 32nd in the season long championship owner point standings with 2,099 points, 435 points outside the top-30.

Rookie Race: Townley currently remains 7th in the 2009 Raybestos Rookie of the year battle.

We're Guessing He Signs His Name Fast Too: John Wes Townley will join other NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers for an autograph session on Friday, October 23rd from 5:15-6:15 p.m. on the frontstretch following the second practice.

-credit: rabr

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers John Wes Townley , Travis Kvapil