2013) - Jacob Wilson turned in a
dominating performance to win the Must See
Racing Xtreme Splints feature at Anderson
Speedway on Wednesday, May 22.
Starting from the pole position Wilson
pulled away from the start from Aaron
His run to the checkers was interrupted on
lap 16 when Jimmy Kite spun in turn three,
erasing a sizeable lead.
Wilson got into lapped traffic on lap 23
which allowed Pierce, JoJo Helberg and Brian
Gerster to close. But by lap 30 Wilson
cleared the slower cars and again started to
increase his lead over Pierce.
The second caution flag waved on lap 39 when
Brian Gerster spun while battling with JoJo
Helberg for the third position as they
entered turn three. The two split a lapped
car on the back straight with Gerster
slipping inside entering the corner, but he
was tapped by Helberg.
From there Wilson went on to win by
4.67-seconds over Pierce with Helberg, Troy
DeCaire and Brian Olson rounding out the top
Helberg was looking to get the second leg of
a $50,000 bonus. He won at Winchester
Speedway and if he could have won the Must
See 60 and the Little 500 would have earned
Rookie contender Spencer Bayston continued
his impressive first year in the Mel Kenyon
Midget Series by recording his fourth win in
The Lebanon native has now won four of five
races with the series and has a second in
the fifth feature event.
Defending series champion Travis Young led
the first 12 laps with Bayston quickly
moving into contention from the fourth
Bayston several times looked to the inside
of Young entering the third corner, but
couldn’t make the pass stick until lap 13.
He got along side of Young in turn three and
coming off the fourth corner Bayston took
the lead. Young glanced off the front
straight wall, but was able to finish
Cordy Horn ran in the third position for
most of the race with Jessica Bean and
Dameron Taylor swapping the fourth position.
Bayston went on to the win by 1.8-seconds
over Young followed by Horn, Bean and
The lone caution flag waved on lap five when
Tony McCune attempted to get inside of Cole
Fehr for the third spot. The two made
contact with Fehr hitting the outside
retaining wall and McCune finished for the
night with a flat right rear tire.
First round qualifications for the 65th Pay
Less Little 500 will take place on Thursday,
May 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. with the
33-car field set during second round of
qualifications on Friday afternoon. The 65th
Pay Less Little 500 goes green approximately
at 8 p.m. on Saturday night.
Tickets are available for the historic 65th
Pay Less Little 500 at $29 for reserved
seating. For more information, contact the
Anderson Speedway Ticket Office at (765)