On Friday night, Ricky Thornton Jr. followed the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series to Bristol Motor Speedway (Bristol, Tenn.) for the Bristol Bash invitational. After destroying a car in practice on Thursday evening, Ricky came two spots short of a transfer position in his heat race on Friday with a sixth-place finish. Coming in second in his B-Main behind Tyler Bruening, Thornton Jr. locked into the 20th-starting position for the opening night feature. With $10,000 on the line, Ricky advanced forward 11 spots in the 40-lapper to place ninth. (Michael Boggs Photography)
After Saturday evening’s program was postponed to Sunday afternoon, Thornton Jr. followed up a fifth-place finish in his heat with a fourth-place finish in his consolation event. Starting the $20,000-to-win Bristol Bash in 20th, Ricky marched through the field 16 spots to register a fourth-place finish, trailing Devin Moran, Ricky Weiss, and Ross Bailes to the checkers with Brandon Overton coming in fifth.
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