By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - After having his winning
streak snapped at six in the WMDH Thunder
Car division, Curtis Chapman started work on
a new one.
Chapman, starting from
the pole position, was able to lead all 25
laps but was dogged the entire distance by
With the lead secured
and Allman battling with Trent Gossar for
the second spot, Chapman saw his advantage
erased when the race’s only caution flag
waved on lap 15 when Nick Lewis came to a
stop on the back straight following a spin.
On the restart Allman
was able to run with Chapman on the outside
couple of laps before Chapman pulled away.
attempted to perform a bump and run move on
Allman over the final ten laps. Several
times Allman got loose coming off the
corners but was able to maintain the
Gossar finished third
followed by Jeff Hopkins and Austin Russell.
It was Chapman’s seventh
win in eight races this season as he looks
claim the track championship.
Fast qualifier Tom
Gossar completed only one lap with a cracked
Chapman held off Allman
in the heat race to win by .215-seconds with
Trent Gossar finishing third.
Gossar was running fifth
after the opening lap but passed Russell on
lap two with an outside power move coming
off the second corner and on lap four used
the low groove to pass Hopkins in turn