Thunder Hill Speedway
Anderson snaps Boen's five-race win streak
MAYETTA, Kan. (Aug. 21) — John Anderson of Omaha, Neb., slipped away from Alan Vaughn of Belton, Mo., on the ninth lap at Thunder Hill Speedway on Saturday and raced to victory on the O'Reilly National Championship Racing Association. Anderson's $2,500 victory halted the five-race win streak of NCRA points leader Kelly Boen of Henderson, Colo., who rallied from his 19th starting spot to finish fourth. | Slideshow
Vaughn settled for second while Delbert Smith of Wichita, Kan., took the third spot. Jason O'Brien of Atlantic, Iowa, was fifth, just behind Boen.
Vaughn jumped into the lead in the 23-car field, but he had his hands full with Anderson and Smith in the early stages. Anderson took over on lap nine and stretched his margin by lap 15. The top three tightened up briefly at lap 20, but Anderson edged back away for the victory.
NCRA @ Thunder Hill: (1) John Anderson, (2) Alan Vaughn, (3) Delbert Smith, (4) Kelly Boen, (5) Jason O'Brien, (6) Dave Eckrich, (7) Brad Looney, (8) Eric Turner, (9) Mike Collins, (10) Billy Koons) Jr, (11) Jase Kaser, (12) Justin Asplin, (13) Bill Koons, (14) Shawn Harker, (15) Dave Conkwright, (16) Car 28 Rigsby, (17) Vince Wagoner, (18) Denton Duncan, (19) Al Purkey, (20) Al Humphrey, (21) Corey Zeitner, (22) Tom Charles, (23) David Brack. Heat race winners: Anderson, Vaughn, Smith.