SOUTH BOSTON—Camden Gullie’s 2022 season at South Boston Speedway is monitoring together the similar standard pattern that his period was tracking at this stage final year.
Entering the 100-lap NASCAR Progress Car Elements Weekly Sequence Late Design Inventory Automobile Division race that will headline Saturday’s Bojangles Prelude to the 200, Gullie has just one leading-5 finish, 7 top-10 showings and sits in sixth place in the division point standings, 14 factors out of fourth position.
It was not until finally an early-June twinbill that Gullie developed the to start with of his a few best-Five finishes for the 2021 period. He posted 11 top rated 10 finishes previous time and finished third in the closing issue standings.
While Gullie’s season really a lot mirrors his prosperous 2021 time, the younger racer from Durham, North Carolina wishes better points for 2022.
“We’re getting a fairly very good period,” Gullie explained.
“For the most portion we have finished all the races and had constant runs. Certainly, I want to be running a minor superior. You constantly want to do much better than you did the prior season.
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“We want to be competing for wins or at least regularly being in the best 3.”
Gullie, who is looking for his 1st job acquire at the monitor, explained the 2022 time has been a tricky 1, most notably because of the high degree of the level of competition at the 4/10-mile oval.
The top four motorists in the NASCAR Progress Car Parts Weekly Series national standings and five of the top rated 8 drivers in the nationwide standings are normal rivals.
“It’s been really challenging,” Gullie claimed. You have bought the country’s top rated Late Model drivers out right here and you are competing against them every single race.
“This is really, genuinely limited level of competition. You’ve received to be on your “A” recreation every race in order to be successful.”
Gullie reported he is progressing with each and every commence.
“I see progress each and every time we’re on the observe.
“We’re however hoping to figure out this new motor vehicle. We’ve acquired Marcus Richmond encouraging us now. I come to feel like he can assistance get us dialed in. I’m frequently improving upon as a driver.
“We need to have to determine out what the auto wants and what I can do as a driver to be appropriate with the automobile. I sense like after we do that, and as soon as we locate our rhythm and get into that rhythm the finishes and wins we want and should have will start off coming.”