Outlaw Figure 8's
Added to October Night of Thrills Event
Speedway officials have announced that an Outlaw Figure 8 event has been added
to the final Night of Thrills event scheduled on Saturday, October 11. The
Outlaw Figure 8's will be competing in their second appearance of the season
after making a return to Anderson Speedway during the July 4th Figure 8 Madness
Outlaw Figure 8 racing at Anderson Speedway carries a rich and storied past. In
1980, the former RED, WHITE, and BLUE Open Competition Figure 8 Series debuted
and drew huge crowds. Drivers from all over the Midwest regularly traveled to
Anderson Speedway for the yearly series until it ended in the early 1990s.
Drivers who have captured Outlaw figure 8 events at Anderson over the years
include: Kenny St. John, Billy Simmons, Jim Fox, Duane Lee, and Mike St. John
among others. Several of the top Outlaw Figure 8 drivers from around the Midwest
are expected to participate.
The October 11 event will pay $1,500 to the winner. The School Bus Figure 8ís
presented by Pepsi will also be part of the Night of Thrills program in October
plus other exciting events.
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