Poore Scores Street Stock Victory; Webb, Edsall and Teepe Also Visit
9, 2011) – Anderson’s Josh Poore took the lead from Josh Meyers on
the third double file restart and then kept him at bay to record the opening
win of the season for the EDCO Street Stocks at Anderson Speedway on
The early lead was taken by rookie driver JP Crabtree, but when he slipped
on the third lap Meyers, Poore and Ronnie Rose all gained positions.
On the first restart Meyers and Poore raced side by side battling for the
lead when the caution flag waved when Crabtree and Pam Neal spun in turn
one, which set up another double file restart. Poore jumped into the lead
entering turn one and despite two more restarts went on to record the win.
Meyers finished second followed by Jacob McElfresh, Randy Hoppes and Rob
Rose’s strong run in a brand new car came to an end on lap 17. While Poore
was taking command of the race, Hoppes and Allman swapped the fourth spot
several times before the finish.
Going back to 2010 it was Poore’s fourth feature win in the division.
“I did my homework to get the car right,” Poore said after the win. “The
restarts make you work for your position. I like it.”
Taylor Webb scored a clean sweep in the Legend’s Division competition
setting fast time and then going on to win a heat race and an accident
filled feature event.
Bryan Nuckles took the early lead in the feature but on the second lap Webb
got inside on the front straight to take the lead. On lap four Nuckles and
third place running John Robbins locked bumpers coming off the fourth
corner, which resulted in a multi-car crash.
Nuckles and Robbins again locked horns coming off the second corner on lap
seven with both drivers being sent to the tail for being involved in the
caution. Nuckles night ended with a flat tire. On the restart Doug Dugger
and Andrea Hans getting together in turn one.
Robbins climbed back through the field and moved into the second spot with
nine laps remaining, but was unable to close on Webb. Alec Webb came home
third followed by Aaron Holden and Chris Rhodes.
James Edsall III continued his winning ways in the Last Chance Wrecker
Thunder Roadster Division by inheriting the lead on lap 13 when Tony Holden
Edsall has never lost in the winged roadster dubbed the “Batmobile”. Once
Holden was out of the race, Edsall pulled away from the field. Al Renner
came home in second followed by Aaron Holden, Darrell Brown and Chris
Weddle, who recovered from a spin on lap 14.
The complexion of the Front Wheel Drive Figure-8 event changed dramatically
with two laps remaining when Zach Kendall spun coming off the second corner.
The leaders Elliott McKinney and Chris Teepe split Kendall.
Before the restart McKinney was forced to the pits with a flat tire and
rejoined the field last. Teepe grabbed the top spot followed by Kevin
Henson, Bruce McFall and Donnie Ellis Jr.
Prior to the caution flag, the leaders had to take evasive action in the
crossover to miss traffic. Teepe pressed McKinney throughout the middle
stages of the race before the caution flag waved on the thirteenth circuit.
At the finish it was Teepe scoring a sweep on the night with McKinney
recovering to finish second after Henson bounced off the turn one wall on
the final lap. Mike Alley finished third followed by McFall and Harry
The Champion Racing Association Super Late Models open the 2011 season with
the running of the Seal Wrap 125 presented by Great Deals Savings Magazine
next Saturday at Anderson Speedway. Included in the exciting racing card are
WMDH ThunderCars and Front Wheel Drive Oval Division. Racing starts at 7