Putnam tops SRRS foes at Thunderhill
By Connie PutnamDirtonDirt.com correspondent
SUMMERTOWN, Tenn. (July 23) — Polesitter Josh Putnam led flag-to-flag on a dry-slick track at high-banked Thunderhill Racway to increase his points lead on the Southern Regional Racing Series.
Putnam earned $3,000 for the victory over Ronny Lee Hollingsworth of Northport, Ala. Anthony Burroughs of Muscle Shoals, Ala., Putnam's closest pursuer in SRRS points, was third while Eric Hickerson and Ray McElhiney rounded out the top five finsihers. | Slideshow
SRRS @ Thunderhill: (1) Josh Putnam, (2) Ronny Lee Hollingsworth, (3) Anthony Burroughs, (4) Eric Hickerson, (5) Ray McElhiney, (6) Jerry Owens, (7) Tony Morris, (8) Chad Winkles, (9) Randy Todd, (10) Jason Clayton, (11) David Brannon, (12) Jacob France, (13) Robert Ardry, (14) Shawn Mitchell, (15) William Burns, (16) Mark Fields, (17) Corey Posey, (18) Cody Martin, (19) Scott Cook, (20) Steven Ashby, (21) David Gentry, (22) Jacob Grizzle. Fast qualifier (among 22 cars): Putnam, 12.098 seconds. Heat race winners: Burroughs, McElhiney.
Correction: Adds Clayton to finish in 10th spot.