By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - Dustin Burge scored his
second Street Stock Division win of the 2013
season on Murat Shrine Night at the races at
Anderson Speedway on Saturday.
Burge ran side by side
with Tyler Marsh during the opening two
stanzas as a result of the inversion of the
fastest six qualifiers, and took over the
lead coming off the fourth corner when Marsh
suffered a flat left front tire.
With Marsh slowing,
Burge was able to open a comfortable lead
over Calvin Parham, Jimmy Kirby and Danny
Adams who ran nose to tail for the entire 30
Parham maintained the
preferred racing line and never got out of
the low groove in holding off Kirby and
Adams, Larry Lathan gave home in fifth.
With his second place
finish Parham gained valuable points in the
championship chase over Marsh, who finished
“It helped starting on
the front row,” Burge said of his win. “I
didn’t get into the side of Tyler’s (Marsh)
car, I was giving it all I
particularly tight for the 15 drivers that
showed up for
Street Stock competition with Josh Tharp
setting quick time with a lap of
14.051-seconds. The top eight drivers were
all within a half-second of each other.
Danny Sullivan was known
in Indy Car circles for spinning and winning
the Indianapolis 500, 13-year-old Mason
Keller accomplished the same feat this past
Keller started on the
pole position for the first of the two heat
and spun on the front straight bringing out
the caution flag on the
On the Aerco Heating and
Cooling restart Keller jumped into the lead
chased by Lathan, Marsh, Burge and Parham.
With Keller holding off
Lathan, the driver putting on a show was
Adams, who started seventh.
Adams used the inside
lone entering turn one to pass Parham on lap
four to move into the top five. Adams then
got inside of Burge entering turn one on the
next circuit to move into the fourth
position and then on lap eight got inside of
Marsh on the back straight to finish third.
Keller recorded his
first career win followed by Lathan, Adams,
Marsh and Burge.
Andrew Cook got his
first win ever at Anderson Speedway in the
second heat race by first passing T.J. Flynn
for the second spot on lap three entering
turn three and then passing Phil Jenkins on
the sixth circuit on the back straight.Cook
was followed to the checkers by Jenkins,
Flynn, David Lester and Eric Clevenger.