Series on Friday Night, Family Fun Night on Saturday
Speedway returns to action on Friday, Night, September 19 with the WLBC/MAX
Friday Night Summer Series. Featured divisions include Newco Metals Legends,
ThunderCars, Mini Cups and Quick Auto Front Wheel Drives in Amateur and Figure 8
On Saturday, September 20, Family Fun Night will take place at the world’s
fastest quarter-mile oval. The program will include Kids Bicycle Races, Stunt
Metal Motorcycle Show, USAC Ford Focus Midgets, Mini Cups and Powder Puff Front
Heading into Friday’s night action, defending Newco Metals Legends champion John
Robbins holds a 181 point lead over Billy Smith. The remainder of the top five
includes Mark Dietzen, Clark Dietzen and Adam Roberts.
After finishing in the second position last year in the final ThunderCar point
standings, Lonny Burton continues to chase this year’s crown. He leads Sam
Folsom by 55 markers with Tom Tacket, Travis Burge and Tim Nickerson rounding
out the top five.
In the Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Amateur division, veteran Kevin Harmon holds
75 point lead over Andy Keller. Newcomer Jeff Saxon ranks in third position with
Jared Keller and Ray Zirkle filling out the top five.
Andy Keller paces the Quick Auto Front Wheel Drive Figure 8’s standings with a
healthy margin over Harry Lashure. Third is Donnie Ellis Jr. with Jared Keller
and Peter Corsaro completing the top five.
On Friday Night, spectator gates open at 5:30 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.
Anderson Speedway will feature Kids Bicycle Races on Saturday, September 20 as
part of the Family Fun Night. The Kids Bicycle races will begin at 7 p.m. and
include several divisions with two free bikes awarded to Kids on Saturday Night.
The USAC Indiana Ford Focus Midgets will make a return trip on Saturday night as
part of the Family Fun Night. Kyle Hamilton enters the event as the points
Mini Cups will also make another 2008 visit with Michigan’s Tim Phillips earning
the victory in a mid-season race in July.
The Front Wheel Drive Powder Puffs and Stunt Metal Motorcycle will also be
featured in the Family Fun Night event.
On Saturday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with the racing program
beginning at 8. Admission is $5 for adults and free for 12 and under.
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