By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - There were two drivers on
the move during the feature for the Front
Wheel Drive Oval division at Anderson
Speedway and as can be expected they
finished in the top two positions.
Paul Phipps led the
first six laps before being passed by Kamden
Creek on the sixth lap with an outside pass
on the front straight. While Phipps and
Creek were battling for the top spot, Jerry
Dane and Elliott McKinney were working their
way to the front of the field.
Dane moved into the
third spot on lap five with an inside pass
of McKinney entering turn three and used the
high groove on the back straight to get
around Phipps for second.
He was able to get
inside of Creek entering turn three on lap
ten to grab
the lead and started to pull away from the
pack. McKinney passed Phipps on the front
straight on lap 11 and then got round Creek
three circuits later on the back straight.
After two caution
periods, Phipps passed Creek with an inside
move on the back straight with three laps
remaining to claim the third spot. Jerry
Swinford came home in fifth.
Elliott McKinney claimed
his second heat win of the season in the
opening race for the division by working his
way from the sixth position to the lead on
lap eight with a pass of Phipps entering
There was tight racing
for the top five positions with Marshall
passing Phipps on lap nine to claim second,
Phipps finished third followed by Dane and
In the second heat race,
Swinford took the early lead but was passed
Jesse Thomas and Austin McKinney on the
second lap on the front straight.
Thomas was black-flagged
on lap eight for exceeding his qualifying
Austin McKinney recorded
his second win of the year followed by Kevin
Henson and Jeremy Allen.