Putnam rules Thunderhill for first SRRS victory
SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. (April 25) — Josh Putnam of Killen, Ala., led all 40 laps at Thunderhill Raceway for his first career victory on the Southern Regional Racing Series. The 25-year-old Putnam, who started outside the front row, earned $3,000 and moved into the SRRS points lead. | Josh Putnam feature story
Fast qualifier Tony Knowles of Tyrone, Ga., finished second with Anthony Burroughs of Athens, Ala., finishing third. Billy Moyer Jr. of Batesville, Ark., and Eric Hickerson of Linden, Tenn., rounded out the top five.
Notes: Putnam's MasterSbilt Race Car is sponsored by Wise Alloys, Neat Parts, Valley Metals and ABC Cash Register. ... The track drew 112 race cars for all divisions. ... Michael Greer won Thunderhill's Limited Late Model feature. ... SRRS competitors are scheduled to run a $3,000-to-win event at Boyd's Speedway in Ringgold, Ga., on May 1.
SRRS @ Thunderhill: (1) Josh Putnam, (2) Tony Knowles, (3) Anthony Burroughs, (4) Billy Moyer Jr., (5) Eric Hickerson, (6) Ray McElhiney, (7) David Gentry, (8) Brandon King, (9) Jaybird Marlin, (10) Daniel Miller, (11) David Seibers, (12) Jay Brinkley, (13) Tyler Landers, (14) Steven Ashby, (15) Jimmy Tucker, (16) Mark Fields, (17) Ben Kittrell, (18) William Burns, (19) Cale Finley, (20) Perry Delany, (21) Jerry Owens, (22) Donald Johns, (23) Chris Ragan, (24) Michael Luna. Fast qualifier (among 25 cars): Knowles, 12.460 sconds. Heat race winners: Hickerson, Ragan, Ashby.