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Oct 2, 2009, 4:47 PM

RTD Motorsports and Dugan ready to challenge Infineon Raceway North Highlands, Calif. -- 21 year-old Phil Dugan and the Rob Dixon's RTD Motorsports will invade Sonoma this Friday and Saturday for the "Bennett Lane Winery 200" at the twisting ...

RTD Motorsports and Dugan ready to challenge Infineon Raceway

North Highlands, Calif. -- 21 year-old Phil Dugan and the Rob Dixon's RTD Motorsports will invade Sonoma this Friday and Saturday for the "Bennett Lane Winery 200" at the twisting Infineon Raceway road course.

The event will mark Dugan's first career road course appearance and his second start in the #34 Drive for Diversity Chevrolet.

Dugan was featured on Monday's CBS 2 Sports Report in Boise, ID. Fans throughout the western United States are beginning to take notice of the young driver.

The NASCAR Camping World Series West events at the 1.99 mile road course will be a part of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events there. It marks the second time this season that the series have shared a weekend card.

A large field of over 40 cars is expected to enter, vying for 40 starting positions in the 64 lap contest.

Dugan will be racing alongside veterans such as Boris Said and David Gilliland, presenting an excellent opportunity for the young driver to gain exposure.

Qualifying will commence at 1:50 p.m. on Friday afternoon, with racing beginning nearly a full 24 hours later. A 12:30 p.m. start is scheduled for Saturday afternoon.

-credit: rtdm

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