Hoppes, Burge and
Keller Bag Wins at Anderson
t was a special edition of the MAX/WLBC Friday Night Summer Series Friday
evening at Anderson Speedway with Randy Hoppes claiming the Quick Auto Front
Wheel Drive Pro feature while Andy Keller copped the Figure 8 main and Travis
Burge grabbed the Thundercar headliner.
In Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Pro action Randy Hoppes took the lead from Peter
Corsaro on lap 9 with Jared Keller glued to his bumper. Keller tangled with
Corsaro on lap 16, eliminating himself and sending Hoppes on to the win over a
fast closing Kevin Harmon. Jeff Williams was 3rd, Andy Keller 4th and Harry
LaShure 5th. Jared Keller and Burge were heat winners with Harmon setting fast
time at 16.130 seconds.
In the Quick Auto front Wheel Drive Figure 8'sTravis Burge led the first 4 laps
before Donnie Ellis, Jr took over the point. His mount then failed on lap 9
vaulting Burge back to the point. Burge and Andy Keller battled for the lead
with Keller taking control for good on lap 12 and sailing on to his second win
of the year. Finishing out the top five were Burge, Jared Keller, Harry LaShure
and Peter Corsaro.
In Thundercar racing, Travis Burge grabbed the lead early and never looked back
as he sailed on to his fourth feature win of the season defeating Lonnie Burton
by two lengths. Finishing out the top 5 were Sam Folsom, Tom Tackett and Stephen
Councellor. Tackett and Elliott McKinney were heat winners with Burton fast
timer at 15.070 seconds.
The Midget 400 Classic will take place on Saturday, July 26. Watch the nations
top Midget Car drivers compete in this first ever race with live pit stops.
Gates open at 4 p.m. with the race beginning at approximately 8 p.m. All adult
general admission tickets are $22 and kids under 12 are $10.
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