Warner Earns Two Championships;
Robbins and Wright Also Earn 2007 Titles
Anderson Speedway returned to racing
action on Friday, September 28 with the Season Championships for the WLBC / MAX
Summer Series featuring Newco Metals Legends, ImmediaDent ThunderCars along with
Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drives in Oval and Figure 8 action.
Ohio’s Bryan Nuckles recorded his second feature victory in the Newco Metals
Legends with Frankton’s John Robbins winning the season championship. The 30-lap
event began with Nuckles getting the jump on Rodney Smith. The remainder of the
race, Smith tried to move into position to grab the victory, but was forced to
settle for second behind Nuckles. Third was Robbins with Billy Smith and James
Edsall lll completing the top-five finishers.
Nuckles set quick time with a lap of 14.020 seconds with Edsall and Eric Black
winning heat races.
Anderson’s Sam Folsom collected his seventh victory in the ImmediaDent
ThunderCars with Nick Warner earning the championship for car owner Chris
Portwood. In the early stages of the feature, Lonny Burton was in control of the
race as he chased the championship. On the 15th circuit, his title hopes went
away after making hard contact with the outside retaining wall. Burton finished
That handed the top spot to Sam Folsom, who then finished ahead of Warner by
2.521 seconds. Alexandria’s Alice Riall placed third with Tom Tacket and Jeff
Eytchison completing the top five. Folsom set fast time with an official
clocking of 15.012 with Darryl Rogers and Tim Nickerson scoring heat race
Devin Mitchell dominated the Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drive Oval
feature, earning a flag-to-flag victory. Bryan Wright locked up the championship
trophy prior to the final event. Mitchell darted into the first position at the
start and then survived some early race cautions to finish 1.496 seconds ahead
of Trevor Abbott. Third was Jerry Baker with Casey Davis and Russell Kirby
filling out the top five. Mitchell posted the best qualifying time at 15.869
seconds with Brandon Mayhugh and Jon Smith collecting heat victories.
Nick Warner capped off his championship in the Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel
Drive Figure 8 season with winning his 15th feature. Warner got the jump on Andy
Keller and then cruised to the victory. At the checkers, Jeff Wright crossed the
finish line in second spot with Keller, Donnie Ellis Jr. and Dennis Farver Sr.
rounding out the top five.
For additional information, contact Anderson
Speedway at (765) 642-0206.