By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - Nick Warner won his third
Front Wheel Drive Oval feature of the year
in only his fifth race in the division
during UAW Paint the Night Pink at Anderson
Warner was quickest during qualifying and
led all 25 laps chased by newly crowned
division champion Paul Phipps.
Jerry Dane, Ryan Claborn and Chris Jennings
rounded out the top five.Phipps locked up
the championship when Elliott McKinney lost
a right rear tire on lap 16 while running
McKinney, who started seventh in the 21 car
field got inside of Marshall Clark Jr. on
lap eighth to move into the fourth position
with Clark spinning a lap later.
From there the leaders ran in a straight
line with Claborn passing McKinney on lap 12
on the back straight and four laps later
McKinney’s bid for the championship ended.
Despite being involved in a lap six incident
at the crossover, Kevin Henson secured the
Front Wheel Drive Figure-8 title.
Henson was collected after Lawrence Jones
and Jamie Valentine made contact in the
crossover, leaving Henson to where to go to
avoid the accident.
Elliott McKinney led the entire distance
holding off Claborn and Warner. Claborn
passed Warner on the final lap when Warner
got loose coming off the fourth corner.