COLUMBUS, OH – Sergio Pena found his way back to Victory Lane.

The 21-year-old from Winchester, Va., held off the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East field following a late caution at Columbus Motor Speedway to win the JEGS 150 presented by Germain Toyota.

It is the third win of the season for Rev Racing and the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program. It is also the third win in four years for Rev Racing at Columbus, following wins by Darrell Wallace Jr. (2011) and Daniel Suarez (2013).

It is Pena’s fourth career NASCAR K&N Pro Series East win and first since 2011, when he won three times.

Pena took the lead from Cameron Hayley on Lap 120 and then held off Hayley’s challenges over the closing laps. A caution with 10 to go gave Hayley one more shot, but Pena was able to power his way to the victory.

Hayley settled for second, followed by championship points leader Ben Rhodes. Jesse Little and Pena’s Rev Racing teammate Ryan Gifford  were fourth and fifth, respectively.

Ross Chastain was sixth and rookies Nick Drake and Kaz Grala were seventh and eighth, and Brennan Newberry was ninth. Scott Heckert, who won the 21 Means 21 Pole Award earlier in the day, finished 10th.

Rhodes continues to lead the championship points standings by 62 over Hayley. Gaulding is third, another 12 points back, and is followed by Little and Brandon Jones.

The JEGS 150 presented by Germain Toyota will air on FOX Sports 1 on Sunday, July 27 at 10 a.m.

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East will return to action at Iowa Speedway on Aug. 1 for the second showdown of the season with the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West.

NASCAR K&N PRO SERIES EAST-JEGS 150 presented by Germain Toyota Results

Columbus Motor Speedway – Columbus, Ohio

Lap length: 0.333 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (4) Sergio Pena, Winchester, VA, Toyota, 150 laps, 58.497 mph.

2. (10) Cameron Hayley, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, Chevrolet, 150.

3. (6) Ben Rhodes, Louisville, Ky., Chevrolet, 150.

4. (5) Jesse Little, Sherrills Ford, N.C., Chevrolet, 150.

5. (3) Ryan Gifford, Winchester, Tenn., Toyota, 150.

6. (11) Ross Chastain, Alva, Fla., Toyota, 150.

7. (2) Nick Drake, Mooresville, N.C., Toyota, 150.

8. (17) Kaz Grala, Westborough, Mass., Chevrolet, 150.

9. (8) Brennan Newberry, Bakersfield, Calif., Chevrolet, 150.

10. (1) Scott Heckert, Ridgefield, Conn., Chevrolet, 150.

11. (12) Ronnie Bassett, Jr., Winston-Salem, NC, Toyota, 150.

12. (14) Kenzie Ruston, El Reno, Okla., Chevrolet, 150.

13. (18) Jay Beasley, Las Vegas, Nev., Toyota, 150.

14. (20) Brandon Jones, Atlanta, Ga., Chevrolet, 150.

15. (16) Gray Gaulding, Colonial Heights, Va., Chevrolet, 149.

16. (13) Mason Massey, Temple, GA, Toyota, 149.

17. (22) Brad Means, Port St. Lucie, Fla., Chevrolet, 148.

18. (9) Austin Hill, Winston, Ga., Ford, 146.

19. (7) Brandon Oakley, Beavercreek, Ohio, Chevrolet, 146.

20. (23) Chuck Buchanan, Jr., Hildebrand, N.C., Chevrolet, 145.

21. (15) Brodie Kostecki, Perth, Australia, Toyota, 143.

22. (21) Mackena Bell, Carson City, Nev., Toyota, 114.

23. (19) J.J. Haley, Winamac, IN, Chevrolet, 110, ignition.

Race Statistics

Time of Race: 0 hours 51 minutes 14 seconds

Margin of Victory: .283 seconds

Fastest Qualifier: S.Heckert (83.903 mph, 14.288 seconds)

Caution Flags: 6 for 36 laps.

Lead Changes: 3 among 4 drivers.

Lap Leaders: S. Heckert 1-56; R. Chastain 57-60; C. Hayley 61-119; S. Pena 120-150.

Standings: 1. B. Rhodes, 457; 2. C. Hayley, 395; 3. G. Gaulding, 383; 4. J. Little, 379;

5. B. Jones, 369; 6. A. Hill, 362; 7. N. Drake, 355; 8. R. Bassett,Jr., 353; 9. K. Grala,

352; 10. K. Ruston, 350.

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First Win for Pena in NASCAR KN East Since 2011