Six Divisions Featured on Saturday Night

Photo By David Sink

Anderson Speedway returns to racing action on Saturday, May 31 with six divisions of racing scheduled to compete. The featured divisions include Ed Martin Chevrolet SuperTrucks, Street Stocks, ImmediaDent Figure 8’s, KOIL Legend Series, ThunderCars and the Thunder Roadsters showcased in an exhibition race.

Noblesville’s Joe Beaver, who leads virtually every category in the Ed Martin Chevrolet SuperTrucks career statistics, continues to put together a superb 2008 season. He produced a second division victory on May 21 that has added to his points lead. Other early season challengers include Josh Poore, Mark Livesay, Rod Phipps and former champion Ronnie Rose.

After notching a second season victory during the Spring Championships, Rob Allman extended his points lead to 45 markers over Ranny Hinton. Third is Mike Riddle Jr., who remains in striking distance with Ronnie and Herb Rose completing the top five.

The closest points battle is now featured in the Street Stock division, with Jake McElfresh three points ahead of Jeff Perry. Most recent winner Katie Jackson rose to third spot, only 21 markers from first position. Rob Allman and Ronnie Rose round out the top five in the standings.

Lonnie Burton opened his search for the ThunderCar championship with a victory during Spring Championships on May 17. Early season challengers include Dennis Farver Sr., Sam Folsom, Travis Burge and PJ Swallows.

The KOIL Legends Series will return to the world’s fastest quarter-mile oval on Saturday night. John Robbins ranks first in the Newco Metals Legends with a 47 point margin on Mark Dietzen. Third is Billy Smith with Clark Diezten ranked in fourth spot.

On Saturday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with the racing program beginning at 8. Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under get in free.

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