Henson On A Hot Streak; Pumpkin Car Scores Fourth Win
By Ken de la Bastide
24, 2012) – Kevin Henson saved his best for the end of the 2012
season in the G.W. Pierce Front Wheel Drive Figure-8 competition powering
the familiar orange colored car to his fourth consecutive win.
Henson has won three G.W. Pierce Division features and won the last IOFS
feature at Anderson Speedway.
Henson took the lead at the start and was chased the entire distance by
Elliott McKinney, who was the fast qualifier.
Although McKinney was able to stay close to Henson early in the race, Henson
went on to win by 1.3-seconds with Mark Allman finishing third.
Henson got his second heat win by leading the entire distance with Mike
Alley claiming the second spot as the leaders mixed it up on the final lap.
The big loser in the skirmish was Allman who had been running second
entering the final lap. Alley got around both Allman and McKinney to record
the runner-up finish. McKinney, Allman and Donnie Ellis Jr. rounded out the
The second heat saw Jeremy Acree lead the entire distance, to record his
first ever win in competition at the Anderson Speedway. Harry Lashure
finished second followed by Brian McKinney.
During qualifications Elliott McKinney tied the track record for the
McKinney turned a lap at 20.312-seconds to match the lap recorded by Alley
on June 12.
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