William Byron


Byron Earns Third K&N East Win of the Season with a Victory at Langley

Byron Earns Third K&N East Win of the Season with a Victory at Langley

June 20, 2015

Hampton, VA (June 20, 2015)  - Rookie William Byron led 174 out of 175 laps in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Langley (Va.) Speedway to earn his third K&N victory of the season.  With the win, Byron extends his lead to 23 points in the overall championship standings after six of 14 races on the K&N East Series schedule.

Byron qualified the No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet on the outside pole for the 175-lap race, but took the lead on lap 1.  Byron never relinquished the top spot despite a field of hard-charging competition and met his HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks Team in victory lane for the third time this season.

The Visit Hampton VA 175 will be televised on NBCSN on Thursday, June 25 at 5:30 p.m.

Quick Facts:

  • In six K&N Pro Series East starts, Byron has 1 pole position, 3 wins, 4 top-five and 5 top-10 finishes
  • Is the only multiple race winner this season in the K&N Pro Series East
  • Leads the NASCAR K&N rookie standings in addition to the overall championship standings
  • Has an average starting position of 2.7 and an average finish of 4.5
  • Has led 498 laps out of 902 laps of competition this season (55% of the laps run)

Langley Speedway Results

1         9        William Byron *            Liberty University Chevrolet                     

2       27        Kyle Benjamin *             Eibach Springs Ford                                           

3       51        Dalton Sargeant *          GALT Chevrolet                                                    

4       12        Gray Gaulding               Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Toyota                      

5       42        Jay Beasley                   Special Smiles Pediatric Dentistry Toyota         

6       34        Scott Heckert                 Project Lifesaver Chevrolet                               

7       91        Justin Carroll *               WindStax/Carroll Auto/Snap-On Toyota    

8       15        Nick Drake                     NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                     

9       98        Rico Abreu *                   AccuDoc Solutions/GoPro Motorplex              

10     22        Austin Hill                       A&D Welding/Don Rich Ford                              

11     4          Ronnie Bassett Jr.          Bassett Gutters Ford                                            

12     4          Kenzie Ruston                Rev Racing Toyota                                           

13     44        Dillon Bassett *               Cars that Go/Bassett Gutters Ford                   

14     6          Devon Amos *                 Max Seigel, Inc Toyota                                        

15     2          Collin Cabre *                 UTI/NTI Toyota                                                     

16     8          Tyler Hughes *                G2 Inc Ford                                                            

17     3          Kaz Grala                        Kiklos Olive Oil Toyota                                       

18     23        J. P. Morgan                    www.SoldbyJackieMorgan.com                        

19     31        David Garbo, Jr *             Whelen Engineering                                             

20     5          J.J. Haley *                      Braun Auto Chevrolet                                         

21     18        Sam Hunt                        Drive Technology Toyota                                  

22     45        Christian Celaya *           Farbe Technik Chevrolet                                     

23     19        Charles Buchanan          Spring Drug Chevrolet

24     94        Dylan Hoffman *             Killman Const/C. Neer RV Chevrolet                         

*Denotes Rookie of the Year Contender