K&N Pro Series West
The NASCAR K & N Pro Series West, formerly known as " NASCAR West Series ," " NASCAR Winston West Series ," " NASCAR AutoZone West Series" and " NASCAR Camping World West Series" is an amateur stock car racing series of NASCAR, for the most part in western United States discharged their race. It belongs, together with the NASCAR K & N Pro Series East at the Grand National divisions of NASCAR.
The series was founded in 1954. At the time of its inception, it was the western United States, in contrast to the East, very few stock car events, so the series was talented racers from the western United States that could be put in the race to flaunt their skills.
In 2003, NASCAR unified the rules of the NASCAR West Series and the NASCAR K & N Pro Series East (formerly NASCAR Busch North Series). Since the 2004 season, the best pilots of both series at the Toyota All-Star Showdown allowed to participate.
In 2007, NASCAR introduced some changes to the regulations. All race teams must use the same type of engine. In addition, a modified chassis is used. The changes were made to reduce the cost and thus to give smaller teams a chance to compete in the series.
For known drivers such as Kevin Harvick, Brendan Gaughan and Derrike Cope NASCAR West Series was one of the first stages of her career. Kevin Harvick was in the year 1998, the champion of the series, Brendan Gaughan it was 2000 and 2001.