By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - For the fourth time in six
feature races for the Front Wheel Drive
Figure-8 Division, Kevin Henson put the
orange colored car in victory lane.
Henson was relegated to
the field on lap eight after making contact
with Nick Warner, causing Warner to spin on
the front straight.
He made quick trip to the pit area on lap 11
during a caution period when Kenny Jones,
making only his second start, bounced off
the turn three wall.
But from that point on Henson was the driver
on the move. First passing Jamie Valentine
for third on lap 12 entering turn one, than
using an outside move to pass Warner in the
Henson closed on teammate Elliott McKinney
and grabbed the lead on lap 17 with an
inside pass entering turn three.
Following Henson and McKinney to the
checkers were Warner and Valentine, the only
cars running at the finish.
Warner took the early lead, but was passed
by McKinney on lap two entering turn three.
McKinney maintained the lead until he was
passed by Henson with four laps remaining.
Warner got his first heat win of the year
when he passed Mark Allman on the third
circuit with an outside move on the front
Henson got around Allman on the same lap
with an inside pass on the back straight.
But he spun on the final lap on the front
Finishing behind Warner were McKinney,
Allman, Valentine and Henson.
Jones entertained the fans with numerous
close calls in the cross-over with the front