Lee Pulliam Will Lead the 2017 Thanksgiving Classic Field to Green on Sunday Afternoon
Lucama, NC – Lee Pulliam, who had his 2016 Thanksgiving Classic ended early after contact between himself and Matt McCall earned the right to lead the field to the green flag with a 15.407-second (93.464 mph) lap of record earlier in the afternoon during single-car qualifying. 2016 winner, Tommy Lemon Jr., 2017 Hampton Heat winner, Bobby McCarty, Mike Darne and Philip Morris will round out the top five starters.
“We had a good car all weekend,” Pulliam said. “The guys have been working hard. We had a couple different packages that we tried yesterday. We feel pretty good about it and think we’ve got a good piece for the race. I don’t normally like predicting results, but I think we’ve got a good shot at it. Hopefully, we can be in the right place at the right time.”
Others posting times fast enough to guarantee themselves a spot in the 2017 Solid Rock Carriers Thanksgiving Classic was Matt McCall, Bradley McCaskill, Mason Diaz, Peyton Sellers, Jonathan Findley, Justin Johnson, Brenden Queen, Cameron Bowen, Layne Riggs, and Jason York. The rest of the field will be set with a 25-lap Last Chance Race Sunday morning.
Grandstands will open at 9:45 AM. On track autograph session will begin at 10:15 AM and run ill 11:30 AM with the green flag scheduled to wave at noon.
2017 Thanksgiving Classic Qualifying Order
|2||27||Tommy Lemons Jr||15.447|