EDCO Welding CRA Street Stocks, Figure 8's and Front Wheel Drives Oval
23, 2011) – Racing action returns to the high-banked quarter-mile
oval of Anderson Speedway on Saturday, June 25 with the ABATE Night at the
Races. The program will showcase the EDCO Welding CRA Street Stocks in a
75-lap main event along with Figure 8’s and Front Wheel Drives Oval.
This will be the fifth event of the season for the EDCO Welding CRA Street
Stocks. Chad Poorman scored the season opening checkered flag at Plymouth
Speedway. Josh Poore won the second event of the season at Anderson Speedway
with Brian Hopkins capturing the victory at Baer Field Speedway. The most
recent winner is Frank Kimmell II at Lucas Oil Raceway on June 12.
Poore has been on a roll at Anderson Speedway in EDCO Welding Street Stock
competition with eight straight wins in the division, including three this
season and the last five events of the 2010 season. Poore is leading the
Anderson Speedway Street Stock points standings with his three wins in 2011.
Josh Myers is second with Rob Allman in third.
CRA veteran racer Jeff Lane is the points leader in the EDCO Welding CRA
Street Stocks heading into Saturday night’s event. Lane holds a 27 point
lead over Poore for veteran car owner Danny Acrey. Lane has yet to score his
first series win of the 2011 season, but has finished third, fourth, fifth
and sixth in the four series events so far this season and has been the
Allstar Performance Fast Qualifier in three of the four events. The Steve
Davis owned number 21 car is third in points. Rookie J.J. Schafer is fourth
in series points, while Brian Hopkins is in fifth place.
Curtis Chapman and Nick Warner have continued their battle in the Figure 8
division. Warner earned a thrilling victory last Friday and closed the gap
on Chapman to 14 points in the season standings. Josh Tharp ranks third with
James Peterson listed fourth and veteran Bruce McFall completing the top
In the Front Wheel Drive Oval division, Jeff Williams remains undefeated
with scoring his sixth consecutive feature victory to open up the 2011
season. Second position in the standings is Ron Phipps with Marshall Clark
in third spot. Trevin Henson and Sean Bragg complete the top five.
On Saturday, June 25, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with the racing program
at 8. Adult admission is $10 for adults with kids ages 6-12 admitted for $4.
Children five and under get in free.