2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East

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2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East
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The 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East is the 28th season of the K&N Pro Series East. It began with the Hart to Heart Breast Cancer Foundation 150 at New Smyrna Speedway on February 15 and ended with the Drive Sober 125 at Dover International Speedway on October 3.[1] Ben Rhodes enters the season as the defending Drivers' Champion. William Byron won the championship, fifteen points in front of Scott Heckert. All of the races in the 2015 season were televised on NBCSN on a tape delay basis.[2]

William Byron won the K&N Pro Series East championship of 2015.

Drivers[edit]

No. Manufacturer Car Owner Race Driver Crew Chief
00 Toyota Bill McAnally Cole Custer 1 Matthew Goslant
1 Toyota Shigeaki Hattori Sergio Peña 1 Scott Goyer
Mason Mitchell (R) 1 Jamie Jones
Jesse Little 2
Brandon McReynolds 1 Bobby Burrell
02 Chevrolet Tony Blanchard Sarah Cornett-Ching (R) 2 Tony Blanchard
2 Toyota Jennifer Satterfield Collin Cabre[3] (R) Matt Bucher
3 Toyota Ben Kennedy Kaz Grala[4] Mike Fritts
04 Ford Ronnie Bassett Ronnie Bassett Jr.[5] 12 Jerry Babb
4 Toyota Max Siegel Kenzie Ruston[3] Mark Green
5 Chevrolet Harry Scott Jr. Justin Haley[6] (R) Mark McFarland
6 Toyota Max Siegel Devon Amos[3] (R)[N 1][N 2] Jon Wolfe
7 Chevrolet 6 Larry Berg Codie Rohrbaugh (R) 6 Mark Huff
Ford 1 Jerry Pitts Noah Gragson (R) 1 Jerry Pitts
08 Ford Paul Green Tyler Hughes (R) 4 Paul Green
09 Toyota 1 Rodrigo San Martin Christian Celaya (R) 6 Tony Ponkauskas
Chevrolet 4
9 Chevrolet Justin Marks William Byron[6] (R) Kevin Bellicourt
12 Toyota Rick Gdovic Gray Gaulding 7[7] Charles Denike III
Brandon Gdovic 1
Corey LaJoie 1
13 Toyota Kelly Souza Todd Souza 1 Michael Munoz
14 Chevrolet Bobby Hutchens Trey Hutchens 6[N 1][N 2] Bobby Hutchens Jr.
15 Toyota Bill McAnally Nick Drake[8] David McCarty
17 Toyota James Finchum Chad Finchum 1 Binky Torbett
18 Toyota Shayne Lockhart Peyton Sellers 2 Hoyt Overbagh
Sarah Cornett-Ching (R) 1 Shayne Lockhart
Justin LaDuke (R) 1
Sam Hunt 2 Peyton Sellers
19 Chevrolet Chuck Buchanan Chuck Buchanan Jr. 4 Craig Wood
20 Chevrolet Bob Newberry Gray Gaulding 1[9] Ryan McKinney
Daniel Hemric 3 Doug Howe
Spencer Davis (R) 4
22 Ford Bryan Hill Austin Hill[10] Mike Abner
23 Chevrolet J. P. Morgan J. P. Morgan (R) 5 James Beck
27 Ford Steven Benjamin Kyle Benjamin[11][N 2] (R) 13 Kevin Reed
28 Toyota Ernie Irvan Jared Irvan (R) 1 Mark Reno
30 Ford Mark Rette Grant Quinlan (R) 3 Mark Rette
31 Chevrolet Ted Marsh David Garbo Jr.[12] (R)[N 1][N 2] Todd Fisette
32 Chevrolet Dale Quarterley Dale Quarterley 1 Teddy Brown
33 Chevrolet Bob Newberry Brandon Jones 2 Chris Rice
34 Chevrolet Justin Marks Scott Heckert[6] Fuz Burgdoff
36 Chevrolet Linda Marsh Dalton Zehr (R) 1 Todd Fisette
Anthony Kumpen (R) 1 Robert Russell Jr.
37 Chevrolet Jeff Spraker Kevin O'Connell 1 Scott Goyer
Mike Senica (R) 1
Clair Zimmerman (R) 1 Yogan Yiengst
39 Chevrolet Eric McClure Chad Finchum 2 Chris Carrier
40 Chevrolet Michael Hillman Travis Miller 8 Pat Tryson
Brian Wong 1 Doug Chouinard
41 Chevrolet Douglas Fuller Ryan Preece (R) 1 Paul Clapprood
Landon Cassill 1 Mark Hillman
42 Toyota Max Siegel Jay Beasley[3] 11 Clyde Eyler
Sergio Peña 3
44 Ford Ronnie Bassett Dillon Bassett[5] (R) 12 Ron Otto
45 Chevrolet John Stange Christian Celaya[13] (R) 6 James Heuberger
Ashley Stange Mike Senica (R) 1
47 Chevrolet Ashley Stange Mike Senica[14] (R) 3 Bob White
49 Toyota 2 Zeno Marshall Jr. John Holleman IV (R) 4 Rock Harris
Chevrolet 2
50 Chevrolet Zeb Pixley Zeb Pixley (R) 1 Craig Wood
51 Chevrolet Harry Scott Jr. Dalton Sargeant[6] (R) Kris Bowen
53 Ford Robert Torriere Marc-Antoine Camirand (R) 1 Jim Kilmer
55 Ford Dione Jefferson Dylan Lupton 1 Jeff Jefferson
Jerry Pitts Noah Gragson (R) 1 Jerry Pitts
56 Chevrolet Charles Dean Gus Dean (R) 1 Franklin Hinson II
57 Chevrolet Thomas Oakley Brandon Oakley (R) 1 Gary Estes
63 Dodge 1 Joe Salemi Brandon Glover (R) 1 Joe Salemi
Toyota 1 John Salemi 1 Kevin Salemi
71 Chevrolet Rob Grimm Eddie MacDonald 5 Rollie Lachance Jr.
72 Ford Jeff Jefferson Gracin Raz (R) 1 Jeff Jefferson
79 Chevrolet Sandra Marshall Steven Berrier (R) 1 Rock Harris
81 Chevrolet Michael Burns Jeremy Burns 1 Mike Burns
91 Toyota Terry Carroll Justin Carroll (R) 2 Charles Denike III
94 Chevrolet Jim Hoffman Dylan Hoffman (R) 4 Jim Hoffman
97 Toyota Jason Little Jesse Little 4 Steve Graham
98 Chevrolet Mike Curb Rico Abreu[15] (R) Mardy Lindley
99 Toyota Bill McAnally Anthony Kumpen (R) 1 Roger Bracken
Eddie Cheever III (R) 1
Patrick Staropoli (R) 2 Matthew Goslant
Notes
  1. ^ a b c At the Casey's General Stores 150 at Iowa, NASCAR regulations state when an East team and a West team use the same car number, the team that qualifies faster will be able to retain their number. East Series drivers who had to change numbers after qualifying: Devon Amos drove car number 66, instead of his regular car number 6, while Trey Hutchens drove car number 23, instead of his regular car number 14 and David Garbo Jr. drove car number 36, instead of his regular car number 31.
  2. ^ a b c d At #ThanksKenny 150 at Iowa, NASCAR regulations state when an East team and a West team use the same car number, the team that qualifies faster will be able to retain their number. East Series drivers who had to change numbers after qualifying: Devon Amos drove car number 66, instead of his regular car number 6, while Trey Hutchens drove car number 23, instead of his regular car number 14. Kyle Benjamin drove car number 72, instead of car number 27, and David Garbo Jr. drove car number 36, instead of his regular car number 31.

Schedule[edit]

All of the races in the 2015 season will be televised on NBCSN and will be on a tape delay basis.[16]

No. Race Title Track Date[1]
1 The Hart to Heart Breast Cancer Foundation 150 New Smyrna Speedway, New Smyrna Beach[17] February 15
2 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 Greenville-Pickens Speedway, Greenville April 4
3 PittLite 125 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol April 18
4 Casey's General Stores 150[a] Iowa Speedway, Newton May 16
5 NASCAR Hall of Fame 150 Bowman Gray Stadium, Winston-Salem May 30
6 Visit Hampton 175 Langley Speedway, Hampton June 20[1]
7 NAPA 150 presented by Germain Toyota Columbus Motor Speedway, Columbus July 4
8 United Site Services 70 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon July 17
9 #ThanksKenny 150[b] Iowa Speedway, Newton July 31
10 Bully Hill Vineyards 125 Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen August 7[18]
11 UPMC Health Plan 150 Motordrome Speedway, Smithton August 15[1]
12 Biscuitville 125 Virginia International Raceway, Danville August 29
13 UNOH 100 Richmond International Raceway, Richmond September 10
14 Drive Sober 125 Dover International Speedway, Dover October 3[19][c]
Notes
  1. ^ The Casey's General Stores 150 was held as a combined event, with competitors from the K&N Pro Series West competing along with competitors for the K&N Pro Series East. The race was run with a series-based point distribution, where drivers received points and statistical credit for their finish relative to other drivers in their series, not to the whole field in general.
  2. ^ The #ThanksKenny 150 was held as a combined event, with competitors from the K&N Pro Series West competing along with competitors for the K&N Pro Series East. The race was run with a series-based point distribution, where drivers received points and statistical credit for their finish relative to other drivers in their series, not to the whole field in general.
  3. ^ The Drive Sober 125 was postponed a day because of persistent rain.

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Manufacturer
1 The Hart to Heart Breast Cancer Foundation 150 Austin Hill Austin Hill Austin Hill Ford
2 Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 Daniel Hemric William Byron William Byron Chevrolet
3 PittLite 125 Jesse Little Kyle Benjamin Kyle Benjamin Ford
4 Casey's General Stores 150 William Byron William Byron William Byron Chevrolet
5 NASCAR Hall of Fame 150 Scott Heckert Scott Heckert Scott Heckert Chevrolet
6 Visit Hampton 175 Rico Abreu William Byron William Byron Chevrolet
7 NAPA 150 presented by Germain Toyota Rico Abreu Rico Abreu Rico Abreu Chevrolet
8 United Site Services 70 William Byron William Byron William Byron Chevrolet
9 #ThanksKenny 150 Rico Abreu Brandon McReynolds Jesse Little Toyota
10 Bully Hill Vineyards 125 Cole Custer Scott Heckert Scott Heckert Chevrolet
11 UPMC Health Plan 150 William Byron William Byron Dillon Bassett Ford
12 Biscuitville 125 Scott Heckert Scott Heckert Sergio Peña Toyota
13 UNOH 100 William Byron1 Austin Hill Austin Hill Ford
14 Drive Sober 125 William Byron2 Collin Cabre Collin Cabre Toyota
Notes
  • 1 – The qualifying session for the UNOH 100 was cancelled due to heavy rain. The starting line-up was decided by championship points.[20]
  • 2 – The qualifying session for the Drive Sober 125 was cancelled due to heavy rain. The starting line-up was decided by championship points.

Drivers' championship[edit]

(key) Bold - Pole position awarded by time. Italics - Pole position set by final practice results or rainout. * – Most laps led.

Pos Driver NSM GRE BRI IOW BGS LGY COL NHA IOW GLN MOT VIR RCH DOV Points
1 William Byron (R) 7 1* 2 2* 15 1* 14 1* 19 7 8* 10 6 9 546
2 Scott Heckert 4 25 3 8 1* 6 15 2 8 1* 4 15* 4 10 531
3 Austin Hill 1* 4 7 10 14 10 7 5 26 6 3 6 1* 27 513
4 Dalton Sargeant (R) 2 3 26 23 2 3 6 12 13 2 11 9 3 11 506
5 Rico Abreu (R) 17 9 10 30 11 9 1* 10 4 12 2 16 11 3 492
6 Justin Haley (R) 21 18 9 6 3 20 9 8 7 3 5 5 12 6 491
7 Kaz Grala 18 6 4 29 7 17 3 3 11 15 7 2 8 19 483
8 Nick Drake 8 7 13 18 10 8 11 4 25 11 14 7 28 5 463
9 Kyle Benjamin (R) 5 12 1* 9 13 2 16 14 14 14 16 9 16 443
10 Collin Cabre (R) 15 15 24 22 17 15 13 24 9 16 17 4 17 1* 424
11 Kenzie Ruston 10 14 27 25 9 12 10 16 34 18 6 14 22 13 408
12 David Garbo Jr. (R) 12 13 12 13 19 19 19 20 17 23 21 3 21 26 387
13 Dillon Bassett (R) 6 16 18 34 16 13 8 13 15 1 2 31 377
14 Devon Amos (R) 23 19 28 31 6 14 12 18 31 19 13 17 29 12 367
15 Ronnie Bassett Jr. 16 8 15 3 12 11 5 25 37 19 24 28 340
16 Jay Beasley 25 20 21 12 4 5 4 26 12 9 INJ INJ INJ 21 333
17 Gray Gaulding 3 2 11 36 5 4 17 7 282
18 Christian Celaya (R) 19 21 27 21 22 22 23 30 18 11 27 29 280
19 Travis Miller DNS1 22 14 37 28 24 25 14 186
20 Trey Hutchens 16 14 17 20 7 15 185
21 Jesse Little 25 4 11 2 13 30 184
22 Eddie MacDonald 6 19 9 19 2 172
23 Codie Rohrbaugh (R) 13 22 19 9 13 17 171
24 Spencer Davis (R) 6 3 5 4 159
25 Sergio Peña 9 10 1 31 129
26 J. P. Morgan (R) 22 23 18 12 23 122
27 Daniel Hemric 5 8 10 109
28 Tyler Hughes (R) 16 15 18 20 107
29 John Holleman IV (R) 20 17 19 20 100
30 Grant Quinlan (R) 2 15 20 96
31 Chuck Buchanan Jr. 23 23 13 30 87
32 Dylan Hoffman (R) 24 18 27 20 87
33 Mike Senica (R) Wth 24 20 33 32 79
34 Chad Finchum 17 27 23 74
35 Noah Gragson (R) 73 53 8 10 70
36 Brandon Jones 5 15 68
37 Sarah Cornett-Ching (R) 20 21 24 67
38 Peyton Sellers 10 18 60
39 Justin Carroll (R) 7 26 55
40 Anthony Kumpen (R) 14 21 53
41 Sam Hunt 21 16 51
42 Dylan Lupton 4 40
43 Cole Custer 5 40
44 Corey LaJoie 7 37
45 Mason Mitchell (R) 8 36
46 Dale Quarterley 8 36
47 Landon Cassill 8 36
48 Dalton Zehr (R) 11 33
49 Jeremy Burns 11 33
50 Brandon Gdovic 12 32
51 Ryan Preece (R) 14 30
52 Patrick Staropoli (R) 35 24 29
53 Marc-Antoine Camirand (R) 17 27
54 Justin LaDuke (R) 18 26
55 Zeb Pixley (R) 18 26
56 Todd Souza 20 24
57 Kevin O'Connell 21 23
58 John Salemi 22 22
59 Brian Wong 22 22
60 Brandon McReynolds 13 1*3 22 22
61 Jared Irvan (R) 24 20
62 Eddie Cheever III DNQ2 19
63 Clair Zimmerman (R) 25 19
64 Brandon Glover (R) DNQ2 15
65 Gus Dean (R) 33 11
66 Gracin Raz (R) 173 233 34 10
Brandon Oakley (R) Wth 0
Steven Berrier (R) Wth 0
Drivers ineligible for K&N Pro Series East points
Christopher Bell (R) 5
James Bickford 24 6
Alex Schutte (R) 16 10
David Mayhew 11 38
Chris Eggleston 15 16
Ryan Partridge (R) 20 18
Nicole Behar (R) 21 21
Johnny White (R) 35 22
Brett Thompson 26
Matt Levin (R) 28 28
Dylan Caldwell (R) 29
Ron Norman (R) 32 35
Rich DeLong III 39 32
John Wood 33 36
Rob Powers (R) 38
Pos Driver NSM GRE BRI IOW BGS LGY COL NHA IOW GLN MOT VIR RCH DOV Points
Notes
  • 1 – Travis Miller received championship points, despite the fact that he did not start the race.
  • 2 – Brandon Glover and Eddie Cheever III received championship points, despite the fact that they did not qualify for the race.
  • 3 – Scored points towards the K&N Pro Series West.

See also[edit]

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