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Holmes Looking for Back-to-Back Wins at Phoenix International Raceway Eric Holmes captured his first career win at the one-mile dog-legged oval of Phoenix International Raceway in April. Piloting the no. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry for Bill...

Holmes Looking for Back-to-Back Wins at Phoenix International Raceway

Eric Holmes captured his first career win at the one-mile dog-legged oval of Phoenix International Raceway in April. Piloting the no. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry for Bill McAnally Racing, Holmes walked away with this sought after victory but found himself third in the point standings after a disappointing finish in the season opener at All American Speedway.

The No. 20 NAPA Toyota team led by crew chief Matt Goslant continued to focus on winning races and achieving their goal of giving their race partner, NAPA AUTO PARTS a fifth series championship. Holmes and the NAPA team put the No. 20 in Victory Lane at Douglas County Speedway. They took over the points lead after taking on the road course of Infineon Raceway with a top-five finish. At Toyota Speedway they garnered a top-ten finish, a second place finish at Portland International Raceway and then recorded the team's third season win at Montana Raceway Park demonstrated that they were the team to beat. Next up was Colorado National finishing with an additional victory. The NAPA team recorded a strong 6th place finish at Miller Motorsports Park only to follow it up with their fifth win of the season in front of their hometown fans at All American Speedway.

Holmes and the No. 20 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota team return to Phoenix International Raceway for the 2010 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West season finale; the 3 Amigos Tequila '125'. With a 156 point lead, Holmes will only have to take the green flag to secure the 2010 NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Championship.

-source: bmr

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