Wins Prestigious Late Model Stock Special Event For Second Time
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Lee Pulliam realized a few weeks ago that he didn’t have a chance to win his third straight NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championship but what he accomplished Sunday might ease a little bit of his frustration at not getting another title.
Pulliam took the lead on the restart of a green-white-checkered finish from Peyton Sellers and went on to win his second grandfather clock winning the MDCU 300 for the second time in four years. Pulliam’s first Martinsville victory came in 2011.
On Sunday’s final restart on Lap 198, Pulliam was able to pull ahead of Sellers and take the lead. On the final lap, Sellers and Sam Yarbrough got together in Turn 1. The contact sent Sellers into a spin in front of the field. Anthony Anders, 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series national champion, was unable to miss Sellers and was collected as well.
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