Bubba Pollard stamped his ticket into an SRX race as the local star at Five Flags Speedway on Friday and Saturday night at the track by posting the best average finish in the PepperJack Kennels Twins.
The 35-year-old Georgian finished second on Friday night, then fourth on Saturday to secure the guest spot.
The big ride is going to the one and only @bubbapollard26. 👀
We talked with Pollard about this monumental opportunity he now has 💬 @SRXracing | @5FlagsSpeedway pic.twitter.com/daepEvx4mg
— Racing America (@RacingAmerica) April 10, 2022
Pollard is one of the biggest and most successful names on the late model circuit, having won such prestigious races as 2016 All American 400 at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway and the 2018 Oxford 250 at Oxford Plains Speedway. Pollard is also still up for voting to run the SRX race at Nashville as the local star as well.
Six Names. One Seat.
Voting is officially open for @RaceFairgrounds and the fan vote driver for our visit on July 9.
Scan the code, or click this link to cast your vote: https://t.co/0aBDRWfVB8 pic.twitter.com/GB3W0eT79u
— Superstar Racing Experience (@SRXracing) April 4, 2022
Joining Pollard in the SRX event at Five Flags, in addition to the eight full-time drivers, will be Ernie Francis Jr. and Tony Kanaan. A 12th and final guest driver for this particular race remains to be determined.
The SRX event at Five Flags will take place on Saturday, June 18 with TV coverage provided by CBS.
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Michael has watched NASCAR for 20 years and regularly covered the sport from 2013-2021. He moved on to Formula 1, IndyCar, and SRX coverage for the site, while still putting a toe in the water from time-to-time back into the NASCAR pool.
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