WS: Stockton: Race notes

STOCKTON, Calif. - Austin Cameron took advantage of lapped traffic to make a late-race pass for the lead and win the Havoline/NAPA Auto Parts 150 NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series event at Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday. ...

STOCKTON, Calif. - Austin Cameron took advantage of lapped traffic to make a late-race pass for the lead and win the Havoline/NAPA Auto Parts 150 NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series event at Stockton 99 Speedway on Saturday.

Cameron slipped to the inside of Mike Duncan as the pair battled through lapped traffic with just seven laps remaining. He held off Duncan in the closing laps to win by .229 of a second.

Series rookie David Gilliland crossed the line in third, followed by Tavo (C.T.) Hellmund and Tim Smith.

The win was Cameron's ninth career victory and his second consecutive win on Stockton's historic quarter-mile oval.

Race stats:

Did not qualify: (2) Buzz DeVore, P.J. Abbott
Time of race: 54 minutes 51 seconds
Margin of victory: .229 seconds
Caution flags: 7 for 36 (5-9, 13-16, 28-32, 41-44, 64-69, 73-75, 104-112)
Lead changes: 1 between 2 drivers
Lap leaders: Mike Duncan 1-142, Austin Cameron 143-150.

<pre> NASCAR Grand National Division, West Series Championship Standings: 1. Mike Duncan 646 2. David Gilliland 625 3. Austin Cameron 606 4. Mike David 600 5. Scott Gaylord 569 6. Scott Lynch 561 7. Jose Luis Ramirez 514 8. Daryl Harr 507 9. Tim Woods III 486 10. Carl Harr 476

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Tim Woods , Scott Gaylord , Scott Lynch , Mike David , Daryl Harr , Carl Harr , David Gilliland , Austin Cameron , Jose Luis Ramirez , P.J. Abbott