12, 2014) -
Anderson’s Josh Poore took advantage of a
restart to pass early leader Dustin Burge to
capture the Street Stock feature at Anderson
Speedway on Saturday, April 12.
Poore visited the Tim Thompson Nationwide
Insurance Winner’s Circle for the first time
this season as the Street Stock Division
made its first appearance of 2014.
Burge grabbed the point on the opening lap
from the third starting position when pole
sitter Fred Hopkins slipped high on the back
straight which forced James Kirby to
check-up. Burge dove to the inside to take
The only caution flag waved on lap seven
when Hopkins spun coming off the second
After the restart Poore pulled away to a
comfortable lead over Burge for the win
followed by Kirby, Andrew Cook and Jason
“Car got faster on the long run,” Poore the
2011 track champion said. “Dustin (Burge)
and James (Kirby) both raced me hard.”
Jerry Dane made it a clean sweep in the
Front Wheel Drive Oval Division by setting
fast time, capturing a win in a heat race
and then driving to his second consecutive
Dane started fourth in the feature but was
able to pass Adam Lee for the point on the
second lap with an inside pass entering turn
one. Lee was able to hang close to Dane’s
rear bumper until lap 11 when he suddenly
Marshall Clark suffered a flat tire will
running third after four laps. Dylan Hoppes
worked his way from the 10th starting
position to move into the second space with
a pass of Brandon Lee Cook with five laps
remaining to finish second.
Cook finished third followed by Ryan Claborn
and Jared Keller.
Nick Warner made it two consecutive wins in
Front Wheel Drive Figure-8 action but not
without some excitement in the crossover.
Warner took the lead on the second lap with
a pass of Randy Hoppes chased by defending
track champion Kevin Henson.
The two leaders were forced to brake on lap
nine entering the cross-over to miss the car
of Kamden Creek.
Randy Owen claimed the third place at the
finish line from Jeff Williams with Hoppes
rounding out the top five.
Chris Weddel took advantage of starting on
the pole position to hold off fast qualifier
James Edsel at the start of the Thunder
Roadster feature and went on to secure the
Weddel held off Edsel on the only restart of
the race on lap nine following a spin in
turn two by Marty Griffin, who was battling
for third at the time.
Following Weddel and Edsel to the checkered
flag were John Robbins, Doug Dugger and
Next up for Anderson Speedway is Saturday
Night Racing presented by Madison County
Storm Water Quality Partnership on April 19.
Racing action features MEP Late Models, NASH
FM Thunder Cars and Front Wheel Drives Oval.
Come early and experience the Madison Park
Church of God Easter Midway.