Lessard debuted in 1987, starting last (34th) at Dover. Driving his own car, Lessard completed all but eighteen laps in route to a solid top-20 finish; 18th.
Lessard returned to the series at Martinsville Speedway in 1988. Starting 30th in the thirty-two car field, Lessard only got fifteen laps in before a rear end gear failed. He finished that race 29th and has not raced since.