A Rap Board for Race Fans
Welcome to Race Rap! A Rap Board for Race Fans
Top News
The Plain Truth News
Dec 10, 2017 -
Today in The Plain Truth

The Plain Truth News
Dec 10, 2017 -
HEADLINES & STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD

The Plain Truth News
Dec 7, 2017 -
Remembering Pearl Harbor, 76 Years Later

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Busch Executes Perfect Strategy to Win 50th Annual Snowball Derby for 2nd Career Title

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Pollard, Choquette Deliver Clash for the Ages with Bubba Winning 2nd Career Snowflake 100

Five Flags Speedway Snowball Derby News
Dec 4, 2017 - By Chuck Corder
Another Derby, Another Piece of History and Hardware as Grill Handily Wins Modifieds 75 Lapper

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Dec 4, 2017 -
Stafford Speedway’s 2018 Early Buy Season Tickets Offer Big Savings

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Dec 4, 2017 -
Tyler Leary Excited About 2018 Late Model Prospects at Stafford Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 27, 2017 - Andy Marquis
SNS Thanksgiving Day Race Results

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 27, 2017 -
Matt McCall Wins Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 26, 2017 -
SNS. Turkey Day Live Scoring Race Monitor

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 26, 2017 - Langley Austin
Mini Tyrrell Eager to Get Back to Southern National for Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Thanksgiving Classic 2017 Live Scoring -ALL DIVISIONS- RACE MONITOR

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
LIVE: Thanksgiving Classic Day 2

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
By the Numbers: Thanksgiving Classic at Southern National

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Big names among winners of SNMP’s Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
NEWS & NOTES: 17th Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Philip Morris Hopes to Remain Undefeated in Thanksgiving Classic

Southern National Motorsports Park News
Nov 25, 2017 -
Jamie York Scores First Career Win in Opening Night at the Thanksgiving Classic

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
Thanksgiving Day: Pilgrims were a surprisingly worldly, tolerant lot

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
EARLY COMMUNISM: AS MUCH A FAILURE THEN AS NOW

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
The Real Story of Thanksgiving

The Plain Truth News
Nov 23, 2017 -
In Today's Edition of - The Plain Truth -Thanksgiving Edition

Motor Mile Speedway News
Nov 19, 2017 -
Motor Mile Ends NASCAR racing

Langley Speedway News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway Releases 2018 Racing Schedule

Nascar Camping World Series News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Timothy Peters to close out Truck Series season for Young’s Motorsports

Waterford Speedbowl News
Nov 18, 2017 -
New London Waterford Speedbowl announces Opening Dates for the 2018 Season

Stafford Motor Speedway News
Nov 18, 2017 -
Keith Rocco, Glen Reen, Cory DiMatteo, Duane Provost, & Johnny Walker Honored As 2017 Stafford Speedway Track Champions


Please patronize our sponsors!
Advertise on RaceRap


Tamco Paint.Com NOW ONLINE

Legend
  5:13am   Past Hour
  4:13am   1-4 hrs old
  1:13am   4-12 hrs
  5:13pm   12-24 hrs
  5:13am   Over 24 hrs
     Registered Key
     Referred Key
RaceRap News & Messageboard  Page topnews: Viewing Top News Article
   Viewing Top News Article
NASCAR Whelen All-American Series

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series News
Nevadan Kayli Barker Sets NASCAR Age Record LVMS Bullring Driver Is Youngest Woman To Win Feature
Aug 29, 2012 - updated Aug 29th, 2012 5:54pm
Web posted by Jason Christley

Daytona Beach, Fla. --

NASCAR HomeTracks.com Link

Tweet This Release: http://hmtk.co/O3ofpV

For Immediate Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 29, 2012) — Nevadan Kayli Barker established a milestone recently when she became the youngest woman to win a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series feature race on Aug. 18. The win came in the Super Stock division at Las Vegas Motor Speedway’s .375-mile paved oval known as The Bullring.

 

“We didn’t expect to win so quickly,” Barker said. Her first NASCAR Super Stock win came in her eighth career start.

 

“We were hoping to get some top-three finishes, finish in the top-five in points and win our division’s rookie of the year award,” she said.

 

The North Las Vegas resident and high school sophomore lowered the women’s age record to 15 years, 21 days. She eclipsed the record of 15 years, two months, 10 days set by Hannah Newhouse in April. Newhouse won her first career NASCAR Super Stock division feature at Magic Valley Speedway in Twin Falls, Idaho on April 14. The overall age record is held by Denton Garrett of Hope Valley, R.I. Garrett won a NASCAR Mini Stock feature at Waterford (Conn.) Speedbowl at the age of 14 years, five months, 10 days on Aug. 20, 2011.

 

Barker is currently fourth in Super Stock division points at The Bullring, and leads her division’s rookie race. Her current racing record is one win, five top-fives and eight top-10s in eight starts.

 

Her first win came in dramatic fashion. After the field had taken the white flag the two leaders tangled during the last lap and spun, effectively ending the race because the caution flag. Third place driver Barker soldiered across the finish line as the race winner.

 

“I thought we got second place. Dad told me over the radio that I won, so I went to victory lane,” Barker said.

 

Kayli’s parents Ron and Vicki Barker are her car owners with her dad doubling as crew chief. She has been racing since 2005.

 

“We’ve watched Kayli progress from Bandoleros to Super Stocks, and she’s a good solid racer,” said John Bisci, a life-long weekly racing enthusiast and public relations manager at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “She has the talent and she’s definitely on the way up. Our Super Stock division is tough. The competition is wide open because so many of them could win any night. Kayli won in a wild finish. Trophies and plaques don’t say a driver was in the right place at the right time. They just say ‘Feature Winner.’ You take the wins as they come.”

 

Barker is a second generation driver.

 

“I was born into a racing family,” Barker said. “Dad raced Super Stocks when I was three. I was always around racing so it became something I wanted to do.”

 

She began racing Bandoleros at age eight.

 

“It took a couple of years to get confidence in myself as a driver,” she admits.

 

She won Bandolero championships at The Bullring in 2009 and 2011, and amassed 22 wins. She still races those cars in western winter months.

 

“When the age to apply for a NASCAR license was lowered to 14, we got a Super Stock and entered four races to get some experience but protect our rookie status for this year,” Barker said. “Super Stocks were a whole different everything from what I was used to, especially the horsepower and handling.”

 

Barker is in 10th grade at Mountain View Christian School in Las Vegas. The business end of her deal with her parents to drive race cars is to be a straight-A student in order to compete.

 

Car sponsors and crew members Conrad and Judy Rowe purchased the Chevy Camaro Super Stock for Barker last year. Mrs. Rowe is a second-year NASCAR Bomber division driver and is eighth in track points. Other sponsors include Morris Sealy and Execuclean. In addition to her parents and the Rowes, team members include Greg Cole, Josh Ohman and Patrick Camburn.

 

The Super Stock division at The Bullring is the track’s NASCAR Finalist Division II.

 

The NASCAR Finalist Division program recognizes drivers who compete in support divisions at NASCAR Whelen All-American Series tracks. With “Division I” being each track’s top division, the NASCAR Finalist Division line-up at each track highlights drivers competing in their second, third, fourth and fifth tier divisions. A NASCAR-licensed driver’s best 14 finishes are counted toward their final point total for the year. Points are kept separately for dirt and asphalt tracks. The NASCAR point season concludes Sept. 16.

 


Home  |  Contact

(c) Copyright 2017 RaceRap, LLC

[ Go To Top of Page ]

Tracksdie Weather


Driver Web Sites - Click Here

Advertisers







Tracks

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

RaceRap News & Photo Page
RaceRap News & Photo Page

Dillon Motor Speedway
Dillon Motor Speedway

Caraway Speedway
Caraway Speedway

Hickory Motor Speedway
Hickory Motor Speedway

Driver & Team Press Releases
Driver & Team Press Releases

Florence Motor Speedway
Florence Motor Speedway

Coastal Plains Raceway Park
Coastal Plains Raceway Park

Richmond International Raceway
Richmond International Raceway

Myrtle Beach Speedway
Myrtle Beach Speedway

Southside Speedway
Southside Speedway

Southern National Motorsports Park
Southern National Motorsports Park

Mountain View Speedway
Mountain View Speedway

Editorial

Lonesome Pine Raceway
Lonesome Pine Raceway

ACE Speedway
ACE Speedway

Wake County Speedway
Wake County Speedway

Carteret County Speedway
Carteret County Speedway



Series

Click Here for entire list of tracks and series

Pass Series Racing
Pass Series Racing

UARA Series
UARA Series

MiniStock Mayhem Series
MiniStock Mayhem Series

South East Limited Late Models Series
South East Limited Late Models Series


RaceRap, LLC

RaceRap