Post race notes following Saturday's California 100 IRL Menards Infiniti Pro Series event at California Speedway, round 11 of the 2003 Championship.

- With his victory today, Mark Taylor has clinched the Menards Infiniti Pro Series Championship.

- Mark Taylor won his seventh Menards Infiniti Pro Series race of the season and the seventh of his career. Both are records for the Menards Infiniti Pro Series.

- Ed Carpenter finished second. He now has 13 top-five finishes in his career and 15 top-10 finishes.

- Panther Racing has won seven Menards Infiniti Pro Series races, more than any other team. The previous record was five by A.J. Foyt Racing.

- G.J. Mennen finished a fourth today, tying a career-best. He finished fourth in 2002 at Gateway.

- Mark Taylor led all 50 laps en route to a victory in the California 100. Taylor also led every lap en route to victories at Phoenix and Nashville. This was the fifth time in the history of the series that a driver has led all laps in a race. Ryan Hampton did it in 2002 at Gateway and Jeff Simmons did it at Kentucky in August.



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