SONOMA — Friday was promising for Escalon race car driver Eric Holmes.
The three-time series champion was fifth fastest in his final session in advance of today's NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Carneros 200 at Sonoma Raceway.
Holmes' best time around the 1.99-mile track course was 1 minute, 19.311 seconds. Oakdale's Wes Banks spun a time of 1:23.796 in the final session and Atwater's Carlos Viera went 1:24.918 in the first group.
Qualifying starts today at 9:30 a.m. with the race scheduled to start at 1 p.m.