By Ken de la Bastide
Photo by David Sink
12, 2014) - Nick Warner made his
third consecutive visit to the Tim Thompson
Nationwide Insurance winner’s circle in
Figure-8 action for the Front Wheel Drive
Warner took the lead from Randy Owens with
an inside pass entering turn one on the
second circuit and was never challenged for
While Warner was pulling away from the
field, Owens and Kevin Henson waged a
spirited battle for the second position.
At the finish it was Henson claiming the
runner-up spot followed by Owens, Elliott
McKinney and Randy Hoppes.
McKinney and Hoppes both gained a position
when Jeff Williams retired while running
fourth with two laps remaining.
In the heat race Williams recorded the
victory passing Kamden Creek at the halfway
point with an inside moving exiting the
Henson passed Creek two laps later and the
chase was on for the win. Both drivers had
narrow escapes in the cross-over with the
car of Blake Zirkle.
While the action was taking place on the
point, Warner slowly made his way through
the field to finish third followed by Creek