By Ken de la Bastide
(June 23, 2014) –
Jerry Dane was perfect through the
first three races of the Front Wheel Drive
Oval Division, but had not returned to the
winner’s circle in four weeks.
That changed last Saturday at Anderson
Speedway as Dane jumped into the lead from
the fourth starting position and led the
Behind Dane there was a see-saw battle for
the second through fifth spots between Billy
Hooten, Jeff Williams, Dylan Hoppes and
Hooten never surrendered the second spot but
was challenged for the position by Clark and
Williams and Clark swapped the third spot a
total of three times many times running side
by side for several laps.
Dane won by a half-second over Hooten with
Williams claiming the third spot followed by
Clark and Jared Keller.
“The car hasn’t been right,” Dane said of
his absence from the Tim Thompson Nationwide
Insurance Winner’s Circle. “We’ve made some
“Some of the guys got slowed down by
traffic,” he said of his hottest pursuers.
“I was fortunate to get out front.”
Keller recorded his third quick time of the
season with a lap of 15.52-seconds, which
was more than a tenth of a second faster
than Dane’s lap of 15.66.