SOPHIA, N.C. –– By Tim Southers, NASCAR — Brenda Meserve/Speed51.com photo — It appears that George Brunnhoelzl III is ready to get back to Victory Lane at Caraway Speedway.
Brunnhoelzl led the way during afternoon practice for the Southern Pride 150 with a fast lap time of 16.030 seconds (102.183 mph) at the .455-mile track located in central North Carolina.
Brunnhoelzl, who shares the record for most NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour wins at the track with Andy Seuss at 10, bested Danny Bohn who finished second at 16.131 seconds (101.544).
Seuss followed in third (16.144/101.462) with rookie driver Joe Ryan Osborne (16.231/100.918) and last week’s race winner Burt Myers (16.237/100.881) completing the top five.
Spencer Davis, Jason Myers, Daniel Speeney, Kyle Ebersole and J.R. Bertuccio rounded out the top 10.
Up next will be qualifying for the Coors Light Pole Award at 6:45 p.m. ET with the Southern Pride 150 scheduled to start at approximately 9:30 p.m.