2013) - Daleville’s Aaron Pierce
remained perfect in USSA Sprint Car
challenge competition leading all 50 laps at
Anderson Speedway on Saturday, September 21.
Pierce, who won the Glen Niebel Classic in
April, took advantage of the inversion of
the top four qualifiers to dominate the
event. Aside from the Pay Less Little 500,
which was a USSA point race, Pierce has won
every event at the track.
After Pierce opened a comfortable lead
through the first 18 laps over fast
qualifier Chris Neuenschwander when the
caution flag waved when third place running
Joe Swanson made contact with the front
On the restart Neuenschwander was able to
stay close to Pierce for the next 10
circuits, but then it was all Pierce the
remainder of the event. Third place went to
The best racing was for the fourth spot
between Brian Gerster, Tony Hunt and Tyler
Roahrig Jr. The three ran nose to nail for
the final 32 laps with Gerster and Hunt
holding on to the fourth and fifth
The USSA Sprint Car Challenge will conclude
its season at Anderson Speedway on Oct. 5.
After not recording a victory in more than a
month in NASH FM Thunder Car action, Curtis
Chapman scored his eighth feature win of the
Chapman took the lead from Trent Gossar on a
lap three restart with an outside pass on
the front straight.
Gossar challenged him during three more
restarts, but was never able to make the
pass for the lead.
Cautions were brought out by Billy Cribbs
who spun in turn one and came to rest
against the outside retaining wall. Tom
Gossar lost an engine on lap 22 while he was
The final caution flag waved on lap 22 when
Danny Stanley Jr. and Nick Lewis tangled on
the back straight while fighting for the
Following Chapman and Trent Gossar to the
checkers were Robbie Allman, Nick Warner and
The father son team of Brad Kares and Dustin
Kares hooked up on a restart with six laps
remaining to finish first and second in the
IOFS FasCarts competition.
The two hooked up on a restart after Dave
Reynolds lost a tire while batting for the
On the restart Brad Kares went to the
outside to pass Jason Reynolds and a lap
later Dustin Kares and Ryan Cherry got
inside of Reynolds.
With the five cars battling for the top spot
Dustin Kares lined up behind his dad, Brad,
in a two-car draft to sweep the top two
positions. Cherry finished third followed by
Jason Reynolds and Cody Rinehart.
Nick Warner worked his way through the field
passing Elliott McKinney with an outside
pass entering turn one with six laps
remaining to win the IOFS Front Wheel Drive
Once Warner took the lead McKinney and Ryan
Claborn exchanged paint while battling for
the second spot on lap 12. Both drivers were
disqualified for unsportsmanlike conduct.
The race was slowed on the restart when
Lawrence Kelly Jones and Jamie Valentine
crashed in turn three.
Warner maintained the lead over the final
four laps followed by Kevin Henson, Mike
Alley, Mark Allman and Jeff Williams.
Racing action returns to Anderson Speedway
on Saturday, September 28 with McGunegill
Engine Performance Late Models, Street
Stocks, Front Wheel Drives Figure 8’s and
IOFS Super Karts.