By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - Curtis Chapman’s win streak
in the WMDH ThunderCars ended at five
victories after making contact with the turn
three wall with some assistance from Tom
With the fastest four
driver’s from qualifying inverted for the
the feature on Poet Biorefining Night at
Anderson Speedway, Rob Allman jumped into
Allman was chased by
Trent Gossar, Tom Gossar, Chapman and Jeff
Hopkins when the races first caution flag
waved on the fourth lap when Danny Stanley
Jr. made contact with the turn four outside
On the restart Allman
maintained the lead, but the action took
place when Tom Gossar went high entering
turn three and forced Chapman to make heavy
contact with the outside retaining wall.
Chapman’s streak of five feature wins to
start the season came to an end as he was
towed to the pit area.
Chapman has beaten both
members of the Gossar father and son team
with late race passes to win the past two
features. There has been a history of
contact among the three drivers from the
start of the season.
Allman was closely
chased by Trent Gossar until the final five
when he pulled away to win by a half-second.
Tom Gossar finished third
followed by Hopkins and Craig Sutherland.
Allman scored his first
heat win of the year earlier in the night, a
in which Chapman spun on the second lap in
turn one and collected the car of Tom Gossar.
Trent Gossar took the
lead from Allman on lap three on the restart
with an outside move on the front straight,
but two laps later Allman retook the lead
with an inside pass on the front straight.
Trent Gossar finished
second followed by Hopkins, Ryan Archer and