Three Nights of Racing Set for Labor Day Weekend

Anderson Speedway returns to action on Friday, August 29, with the Newco Metals Labor Day Weekend of racing showcasing Newco Metals Legends, ThunderCars and Quick Auto Front Wheel Drives in Amateur and Figure 8 action.

On Saturday, August 30, the Grant Fritz / Greg Dietzen Memorial will take place featuring the Newco Metals Legends. The Ed Martin Chevrolet SuperTrucks and ImmediaDent Figure 8ís will also be in action.

The weekend will conclude on Sunday, August 31 with the Night of Thrills. Featured events include School Bus Figure 8ís, Roll Over Contest, Cork Screw Race, Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Amateur and Spectator Races.

Defending division champion John Robbins holds a 199 point advantage over Billy Smith in the Newco Metals Legends. Third is Mark Dietzen with Adam Roberts and Clark Dietzen completing the top five.

In the ThunderCar division, Lonny Burton finished outside of the top five last weekend, but still has a 41 point lead over Sam Folsom. Third is Tom Tacket with Travis Burge and Tim Nickerson filling out the top five.

Earning his second victory in three weeks propelled Kevin Harmon to a 81 point lead in the Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Amateur division. Second is Andy Keller with Jared Keller just two markers behind second position. The remainder of the top five includes Jeff Saxon and Ray Zirkle.

On Friday Night, spectator gates open at 5:30 p.m. with the racing program beginning at 8. Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under get in free.

On Saturday Night, the Newco Metals Legends will be featured in their biggest event of the season as the INEX National Qualifier event will showcase a 100-lap feature.

In the Ed Martin Chevrolet SuperTrucks, Joe Beaver leads Josh Poore by 33 markers. Third is Rod Phipps with Jerry Faucett and Josh Timmerman completing the top five.

Ranny Hinton continues to pace the ImmediaDent Figure 8 point standings. For the last two weeks, former division champion Ronnie Phipps has been behind the wheel as Hinton recovers from a medical condition. Second is Rob Allman with the remainder of the top five including Ronnie Rose, Mike Riddle Jr. and Joe Hart Jr.

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.

On Sunday night, the always entertaining Night of Thrills concludes an exciting racing weekend at Anderson Speedway. The lineup features School Bus Figure 8ís, Roll-Over Contest, Cork Screw Race, Spectator Race and Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Amateur division.

On Sunday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with free school bus rides at 6 pm and the Thrills beginning at 7. Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under get in free.
 

For additional information on Anderson Speedway, visit www.andersonspeedway.com or contact Anderson Speedway at
(765) 642-0206.



 

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