Top-10 finish in Independence 50 at Portsmouth

Ricky Thornton Jr. returned with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series (LOLMDS) on Friday afternoon at Portsmouth Raceway Park (Portsmouth, Ohio) for the Independence 50. Drawing 25 Late Models, Thornton Jr. passed three cars in his heat race to place fourth. Earning the 10th-starting position for the $12,000-to-win A-Main, Ricky held his spot for…