Webb Sweeps Legends Opener
11, 2011) –
Jeffersonville teenager Taylor Webb swept the opening
weekend for the Legends Division at Anderson Speedway on Saturday, but there
was plenty of racing action.
Webb passed Brian Nuckles on the second lap of the feature to take the
point, a lead he would never relinquish. But the fireworks started on lap
four when Nuckles and third place running John Robbins locked bumpers
causing a multi-car incident in turn four with Cody Jagger going over the
front of another car.
Than things really got interesting on lap seven when first Nuckles and
Robbins again made contact coming off the second corner with Nuckles night
ending with a flat tire and Robbins being sent to the tail. On the restart
Doug Dugger and Andrea Hans got together in turn one.
From that point the stayed green with Robbins slashing his way back through
the field and on lap 11 got inside of Aaron Holden to move into the third
spot on the front straight and five laps later used the exact same move to
pass Alec Webb said second.
At the finish it was Taylor Webb winning by more than two seconds over a
closing Robbins with Alec Webb, Aaron Holden and Chris Rhodes rounding out
the top five.
Taylor Webb led the entire distance to capture the first heat race with
Nuckles finishing second followed by Tony Holden. Chris Weddle gained two
positions during the 10-lap race to finish fourth and Jagger rounding out
the top five.
Robbins led wire to wire to capture the second heat race followed by Alec
Webb, James Edsall III, Aaron Holden and Dugger.