Anders Sweeps Opening Night
Anders visited Victory Lane in both Late Model Mains on Opening Night
Anthony Anders took up right where he left off Saturday night as Greenville-Pickens Speedway opened the 2013 season. Anders started deep in the field in the first main event, and stormed into first for the win, then again started mid-pack for the nightcap and won it going away. "Driving this car is like driving your own vehicle out on the highway," Anders said. "It handles just like it is on a rail. It's a blessing to have equipment like this, but what I really want to do is thank my fans," Anders said.
Defending track champion Toby Porter finished second in the first race, with Marty Ward third, Justin Sorrow fourth and Will Ragsdale fifth.
In the nightcap, Ward was the second-place finisher, with Porter third, Sorrow fourth and Brandon Fox fifth.
GPS closed out the 2012 season with Twin Late Model Stock races, and Anders won both of thos. With tonight's wins, Anders is riding a four-race winning streak at GPS that spans two seasons.
Ryan Walker took sixth and Brandon Fox was seventh in the opener. Will Ragsdale took eighth, Dylan Hall ninth and Tasha Kummer was tenth Bernie Dyches finished 11th.
In the nightcap, Ragsdale was sixth, Ron Hall seventh, and Dylan Hall eighth. Tasha Kummer and Bernie Dyches was tenth.
Andrew Cordell worked his way to the front to win the Renegade main event, as Bobby Emory was second. Daniel Jameson was third, and Parker Jamison was Fourth. Blake Gregory, Scotty Tyner and Lee Alexander finsihed seventh.
Zach Pressley held on to win a wild Chargers race, and the two cars that crossed the finish line second and third were disqualified during post-race inspection. Tim Crowe moved up to second, and Josh Sams was third. Chris Harvell was fourth and Steve Kelley was fifth. Jeremy Drummond; Bryan Davis and Andy Norris completed the field.
Buck Simmons won the Street Stock main, with Dylan Crowe second and Freddy Hale, Jr.; third. Eric Gibson was fourth and Curtis Allen fifth. Scott Walker, Dale Walker, Furman Craft and Drew Moser completed the field.
Ray Mullinax was the winner in the four cylinder division, with Chris Francis second. Charlie Hooper was third, Don Taverria fourth and Buck Simmons fifth. Austin Heil, John King, Jamie McCall, Andrew Heil and Dusty Simmons completed the top ten.