Pay Less Little 500 and City of Anderson Little 500 Festival Press Conference
Cancelled on Thursday Due to Heavy Rain and Storms
By Kyle Larson
Public Relations Director
Little 500 Festival and Anderson
Speedway officials have cancelled the press conference for the 59th running of
the Pay Less Little 500 and the 20th Annual Little 500 Festival originally
scheduled for Thursday, April 26 at 3 p.m. due to the strong possibility of
severe storms and heavy rain that is forecasted., at the historic Central
The Pay Less Little 500 is the world’s richest sprint car race on asphalt,
featuring 33 cars battling for one of the most treasured checkered flags in
The Little 500 Festival is a month long celebration in May with numerous events
that have raised nearly 1 million dollars for local non-profit organizations.
Since 1988, the Festival has provided Madison County residents and visitors
enough activities to fill the month of May. The goal of the Little 500 Festival
is to create a celebration that provides family entertainment, inspires pride in
our community and promotes the history of the historic Pay Less Little 500 at
the world's fastest quarter-mile oval of Anderson Speedway while raising money
for local charities.
Tickets are available for legendary 59th Pay Less Little 500 for a price of $27
for reserved seating. For more information, contact the Anderson Speedway Ticket
Office from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For additional information, contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206 or visit
For a complete listing of events for the 20th Annual Little 500 Festival, visit