Greg Pursley returns to the track where he won a NASCAR Whelen All American Series national championship in 2004. Pursley won the NASCAR Super Late Model championship at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale and was crowned the national champion of NASCAR short track racing the same year.
Purlsey, a Canyon High graduate, won the West Series season opener in Kyle, Texas. He is fifth in the West Series standings. He has three career West Series starts at Irwindale with one top-10 finish.