Chase Elliott Scores World Crown 300 Pole At GMP

Chase Elliott topped the speed charts in qualifying for tonight’s World Crown 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park. Photo by Brandon Reed

Dawsonville, Georgia’s Chase Elliott fired the first shot in the battle to win tonight’s World Crown 300 at Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, GA.

The second generation racer scored the pole award for the 29th annual event with a lap at 16.609, 108.375 mph.  His blistering speed was matched only by the heat, with track temperatures reaching into triple digits.

Stephen Nasse, who had paced Tuesday practice, was second fastest with a 16.644, 108.147 mph.  T.J. Reaid, teammate to Elliott, was third fastest with a 16.663, 108.024 mph, was third, with Clay Alexander (16.703, 107.765 mph) fourth and NASCAR Sprint Cup driver David Ragan (16.704, 107.759) fifth.

Kenzie Ruston, who paced final practice, was sixth, followed by Kyle Benjamin, four time World Crown winner Paul Kelly, Eric Jones and Matt Tifft.

For more info on tonight’s World Crown 300, visit www.racegmp.com.

Gresham Motorsports Park – Jefferson, GA
World Crown 300 Quaifying – July 4, 2012

1. Chase Elliott
2. Stephen Nasse
3. T.J. Reaid
4. Clay Alexander
5. David Ragan
6. Kenzie Ruston
7. Kyle Benjamin
8. Paul Kelley
9. Erik Jones
10. Matt Tifft
11. Ryan Blaney
12. Mason Mitchell
13. Cale Gale
14. Mike Garvey
15. Bubba Pollard
16. Spencer Davis
17. David Odell
18. Austin Theriault
19. Ross Kenseth
20. Casey Smith
21. Johnny Henderson
22. Max Gresham
23. Brady Boswell
24. Donnie Wilson
25. Dalton Grindle
26. Rodney Benefield
27. Brandon Jones
28. Allen Karnes

 

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