KNPSW: Thorn Snags K&N Pro Series West Title; Gaulding Gets Record-Setting Phoenix Victory

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November 9, 2013 — By Shon Sbarra, NASCAR — AVONDALE, Ariz. – Gray Gaulding won the Casino Arizona 50 on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, but Derek Thorn was the man of the night. Thorn clinched his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series West championship with a 15th-place finish which was enough to hold off a trio of contenders. Thorn carried a 16-point …

NCWTS: One for the Ages; Erik Jones, 17, makes Truck Series history with win at Phoenix

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November 8, 2013 — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — AVONDALE, Ariz. — In a battle between two drivers who had never won a NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesrace, 17-year-old Erik Jones pulled away from Ross Chastain in the final 10 laps of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, becoming the youngest winner in series history. Driving the No. 51 Kyle Busch …