Las Vegas Native Taylor Barton Set to Compete in Prestigious NASCAR Race

Taylor Barton is gearing up to race in the 2011 NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown at the Toyota Speedway in Irwindale, Calif. on Jan. 28 and 29. This will be Barton’s biggest race of the past season and will also be a pivotal race in solidifying Taylor’s continued NASCAR success. He is sponsored in this race by Full Tilt Poker.Net.

The race is put on by K&N Pro Series West, a regional stock-car racing division of NASCAR, and is NASCAR’s top short-track showcase. The race is often called the “Daytona 500 of short-track racing.” Barton will race with Gene Price Motorsports, the team which won the last K&N Pro Series West race in Phoenix, Ariz.

Many large names have entered in the race to date including D.J. Kennington, Bobby Santos, Burt Myers, German Quiroga, Keith Rocco and three-time NASCAR K&N Pro Series West winner Eric Holmes.

Media and fans are encouraged to attend and cheer on Barton to support his efforts in bringing home a top-placing finish.

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