Twenty Southern Super Series drivers took to Gresham Motorsports Park (GA) Thursday evening for an optional practice in advance of Saturday’s 31st annual World Crown 300 presented by Victory Junction. Jeff Choquette was the quickest SLM driver of the day.


Even more drivers are expected to make laps at GMP Friday for another optional practice from 5:30-8:30pm. will be on hand Friday with live Trackside Now coverage of Friday’s practice beginning at 5pm ET. 


Fans can view the practice for free from Trackside Parking. And fans – don’t forget to attend the Hoosier Racing Qualifying Draw Party immediately afterward in the Main Grandstand and Turn 1 Refueling Station. There will be free food, soft drinks and $1.50 Bud, Bud Light, Miller Lite and Fat Tire on tap.


Here are a few photos from around the pit area from Thursday’s practice, which were provided to by GMP officials.



Thursday’s World Crown 300 Optional Practice Results

Jeff Choquette – 16.881
Russell Fleeman – 16.957
Daniel Hemric – 16.962
Stephen Nasse – 16,981
Harrison Burton – 16.995
Casey Roderick – 17.081
Daniel Keene, Jr. – 17.035
Spencer Wauters – 17.054
Spencer Davis – 17.062
Donnie Wilson – 17.062
Landon Cling – 17.113
T.J. Reaid – 17.117.
Brian Hoar – 17.208
Kyle Grissom – 17.216
Scotty Ellis – 17.222
Will Gallaher – 17.251
Travis Cope – 17.264
Dennis Schoenfeld – 17.334
Dalton Grindle – 17.405
Ron Young – 17.507



Choquette Quick in Thursday’s Optional World Crown Practice