10, 2014) - Martinsville driver
Danny Trent made it two consecutive wins in
Sportsman Late Model action at Anderson
Speedway on Saturday.
Trent started on the pole position thanks to
an inversion of the eight fastest qualifiers
and led all 75 laps to win the
CRA/McGunegill Engine Performance feature.
To record his victory Trent had to turn back
a number of challengers on 10 restarts. He
was challenged early by defending track
champion Ronnie Rose, Jeff Marcum and
finally Trey Craig.
Craig moved into the second spot on lap 35
with an inside pass of Rose on lap 35
entering turn one.
Trent went on to win by almost one second
over Craig with Marcum, JP Crabtree and Greg
VanAlst rounding out the top five.
Billy Van Meter, who set a new CRA track
record during qualifying was caught up in an
incident with Jared Thomas on lap 18. Thomas
got loose coming down the back straight
making contact with Van Meter.
Gossar inherited the lead in the NASH FM
Thunder Car feature when his father, Tom
spun with three laps remaining.
Trent Gossar maintained the lead on a
green-white-checker finish holding off
defending champion Curtis Chapman and Robbie
Brian Lewis took the early lead before being
passed by Tom Gossar on the fifth lap with
an outside move on the back straight.
Nick Warner made it three consecutive wins
in the Front Wheel Drive Figure-8 Division
taking the lead from Randy Owens on the
third lap entering turn one.
After taking the point, Warner pulled away
from Owens and Kevin Henson battling side by
side before Henson took control on lap 11
with an inside pass coming off the fourth
Jeff Williams and Randy Hoppes rounded out
the top five.
Racing returns to Anderson Speedway on
Saturday, May 17 with Spring Championships
taking place featuring MEP Late Models,
Street Stocks, NASH FM ThunderCars, Front
Wheel Drives Oval and Front Wheel Drives