By Ken de la Bastide
3, 2014) - Jack Dossey III led the
final 12 laps to record his first career
victory in the McGunegill Engine Performance
Late Model feature at Anderson Speedway.
Dossey set fast time and started sixth in
the feature, inheriting the lead when the
front runners ran into trouble with a lapped
car on lap 23.
Wes Russell Jr. recovered from an early spin
to finish second with Kent Baledge, Joe
Woodring and Jon Watson rounding out the top
“I’m amazed right now,” Dossey said of his
win in the Tim Thompson Nationwide Insurance
winner’s circle. “I wanted to stay smooth
and consistent. I didn’t want to give up the
Jeff Marcum started from the pole position
and races side by side with Wed Russell Jr.
for the first five laps before taking a
Russell spun on lap 10 which put Greg
VanAlst into second followed by Billy
Marcum’s bad luck in 2014 continued when
Thomas Huffard spun in turn three on lap 23
and collected the race leader. VanAlst’s car
offered some front end damage but was able
It was the second consecutive race that
Marcum was involved in an incident while
running in the lead.
On the restart VanAlst’s right front tire
locked up entering turn three and he made
contact with VanMeter, who was able to
Danny Trent’s bid for a fourth consecutive
win went up in smoke during his heat race.
Dossey set fast time with a lap of
13.112-seconds which was one-thousandth of a
second quicker than the time posted by
VanAlst scored his first win of 2014 by
claiming the first of two heat races by
passing Tyler Marsh with an outside move on
the front straight following a restart when
Marcum spun in turn two.
Dossey climbed from outside the top five to
record a second place finish followed by
VanMeter, Watson and Russell.
Ronnie Phipps led the entire distance to
record his first win of the year in the
second heat race. He was followed to the
checkers by Rob Allman, Orie Parkhurst,
Ronnie Rose and Baledge.