for Beaver, Allman and Hoppes
Opening Points night at Anderson Speedway saw plenty of excitement as Joe
Beaver, Ron Allman and Randy Hoppes won their respective races.
Smokiní Joe Beaver took the checkered flag for the Ed Martin Chevrolet
Supertrucks in the first race of the evening. Brian Lemmer and Scott Brooks won
Heats 1 and 2 respectively. Beaver took the lead with just thirteen laps
remaining and held off Brian Lemmer to take the first race of the season for the
Ronnie Rose was third, Scott Brooks fourth and Derrick Layne took fifth.
The Street Stocks were next on the program with Rob Allman l leading every lap
of the event. Allman won Heat #2 with Jon Conklin winning Heat #1.Josh Ebbert
and Kevin Rudisill both spun twice during the race to bring out the yellow flag.
Jeff Perry came home third, Wes Russell, Jr. fourth and Ronnie Rose fifth.
The Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Pro division saw some exciting racing as Randy
Hoppes won the race. Hoppes ran near the front most of the race and took the
lead with just a few laps to go. Nick Warner finished second, Trevor About ran
third, Gary Bragg, Jr. fourth and Kevin Claborn came in fifth.
Excitement happened on lap 6 as sparks flew from Jerry Bakerís car #19 coming
out of turn four. Baker wasnít injured in the incident and luckily didnít
collect any other cars.
Rob Allman visited victory lane for the second time of the evening in the
Immediadent Figure 8 Feature. Ronnie Rose led most of the race, but was involved
in an incident on lap 14 and finished second. Ranny Hinton came in third, Nick
Warner fourth and Jeff Swinford finished fifth.
Racing resumes today as the USAC National Midgets return to the high banks along
with the USAC Kenyon Midgets. Gates open at 11:00 with racing beginning at 2:00.