By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - Trey Craig took advantage
of the low groove opening up with 10 laps
remaining to claim his second CRA Top Speed
Fabrication Sportsman Late Model win of the
year at Anderson Speedway.
There was plenty of action over the course
of the final 15 laps as leader Danny Trent
battling a left rear tire going flat while
being pressured by Mark Lambert, Craig and
Trent’s effort to maintain the lead ended on
lap 65 when he spun going down the back
straight. That put Mark Lambert into the
lead with Blount lining up on the outside.
On the restart Lambert and Blount drifted
high in turn two which allowed Craig to dive
to the inside and grab the lead and the
victory. He was followed to the checkers by
Lambert, K.C. Spillers, Trent and Blount.
Craig also set the fast time during
qualifying and started eighth in the 22-car
field, working his way to the front.
Jason Atkinson led the first 14 laps of the
race before Trent was able to get inside
entering turn three.
There were four caution periods in the first
10 laps, and only four over the final 65
For 25 laps Rob Allman was able to keep Tom
Gossar and Curtis Chapman at bay to record
his second WMDH ThunderCar feature win of
Allman, who set quick time, jumped into the
lead at the start but was never able to pull
more than a half a car length lead over Tom
Gossar with Chapman glued to the tail of
Allman won over Tom Gossar by .179-seconds
followed by Chapman, Tommy Brown Jr. and
During the past four events, Allman has
scored two victories and two runner-up
Paul Phipps led the entire distance to win
his first feature win since the first week
of the season in the Front Wheel Drive Oval
The driver to watch was Jerry Dane, who went
to a back-up car for the feature and started
at the tail of the field and worked his way
up to a second place finish. Kamden Creek,
Elliott McKinney and Marshall Clark Jr.
rounded out the top five.
With the victory Phipps took the point lead
over McKinney by eight points in the
Kevin Henson dominated Front Wheel Drive
Figure-8 action for his seventh feature win
of the year.
Henson took the lead from the pole position
and steadily pulled away from Mike Alley and
Elliott McKinney. Brian McKinney and Randy
Hoppes rounded out the top five.
Racing action returns to Anderson Speedway
on Saturday, August 17, with the BestWay
Disposal Must See Racing Spectacular
featuring the TruFuel Must See Racing Xtreme
Sprint Series in a 50-lap event. Other
divisions in action include CRA Street
Stocks, Thunder Roadsters, Front Wheel