SWS: Pursley tests at Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS - Greg Pursley and Brandon Miller spent Wednesday preparing for the Nevada 100 Featherlite Southwest Series race Oct. 13 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Pursley, currently sixth in the Featherlite Southwest Series point standings, comes...

LAS VEGAS - Greg Pursley and Brandon Miller spent Wednesday preparing for the Nevada 100 Featherlite Southwest Series race Oct. 13 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Pursley, currently sixth in the Featherlite Southwest Series point standings, comes into the Las Vegas race after a disappointing 26th-place finish at Irwindale after he was involved in an accident.

"We have been having a lot of problems the last races. We've been getting crashed, having unforeseen circumstances, it seems that something always happens," Pursley said. "It seems if something happens, we're always in it."

The Star Nursery crew spent Wednesday working and preparing the No. 70 Chevrolet Monte Carlo. The Nevada 100 will be Pursley's first time on the 1.5-mile superspeedway.

"We're trying to get the car as neutral as possible. It feels pretty good. It is responding pretty good front and rear," Pursley said. "We are trying to work on finding a little more speed.

"Hopefully, we can come out of here in the top five. We are going to come in here, do our own thing, race our own race and try to be in the top five.

Miller has competed twice this year in the Series at Sears Point Raceway and Pikes Peak International Raceway. The Oct. 13 race will be the 20-year-old's first experience on the superspeedway.

"This is my first time here. The track is fun," Miller said. "Testing is going good. Right now we are just feeling it out and seeing how it is. This is the biggest track I've been on yet. I'm looking forward to the race."

Also testing Wednesday were Las Vegas' Jason Allen (Southwest Series) and Jason Small (Winston West).

In addition to the Nevada 100, the 24 Hour Fitness 150 NASCAR Winston West Series will run Oct. 13 and the stars of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series will return to LVMS for the running of The Orleans 350 on Sunday, Oct. 14. Tickets are available for all three events by calling 1-800-644-4444.

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Series NASCAR
Drivers Jason Small , Brandon Miller , Greg Pursley , Jason Allen