Derek Kraus #16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry

Derek Kraus
#16 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota Camry

Derek Kraus will return for a third season at Bill McAnally Racing (BMR) in 2019 where he will pilot the No. 16 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota Camry in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series. Kraus will also make a jump to the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and compete in BMR’s No. 19 ENEOS Toyota Tundra in select events.

Kraus led the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West in 2018 in victories (four), poles (five) and laps-led (717).

Along with winning the rookie title in the series in his freshman season in 2017, Kraus has accumulated five wins, six poles, 17 top-fives, and 20 top-10s in 28 starts in K&N West competition over the past two years. He has one win, two poles and six top-10s in nine K&N East starts during that span.

Kraus, also a successful youth state wrestler, has competed in karting, a Bandolero Series, the Midwest Truck Series, and super late models.

Born: Sept. 1, 2001
Hometown: Stratford, Wisconsin
Hobbies: Riding snowmobile, iRacing
Favorite Sports: Multi-time regional qualifier for youth state wrestling; also played football, baseball