Anderson Speedway Releases Exciting 2009 Schedule

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Action Entertainment has released the tentative 2009 racing schedule for Anderson Speedway that celebrates the 62nd season at the World’s Fastest Quarter-Mile Oval. The Speedway has put a big emphasis on its Saturday night programs for 2009. Headlining Saturdays will be Street Stocks, Figure 8’s, ThunderCars and Front Wheel Drives in the Oval and Figure 8.

The 2009 season began Thursday with the 11th Annual New Year’s Day Bash. Over 70 cars competed on a blustery day to the enjoyment of a large crowd of fans.

The schedule is packed with many special events and touring series in an effort to give the fans a wide variety of entertainment. Highlighting these will be the 61st Pay Less Little 500 on Saturday, May 23rd with the top asphalt Sprint Car racers in the country. The 2nd Annual Midget 400 Classic will continue its run on July 25th.

Several touring series will make visits to Anderson Speedway including USAC National Sprint Cars & Midgets, CRA Super Series Late Models, H.O.S.S. Winged Sprint Cars, Kenyon Midgets and Ford Focus Midgets. Negotiations are ongoing to present an afternoon Legend program and Drifting races which is a new and fast growing motorsport.

The increasingly popular CRA Sportsman Late models will make 3 appearances in 2009. A new event to the schedule will be a 300 Lap Street Stock race on June 27th. Several returning events will have different formats, primarily the Stock Car Festival in October has been trimmed to a one day, features only event.

Three big Nights of Thrills and Figure 8 Madness on July 4th will continue to be some of the most popular and exciting nights at the Speedway. Officials are also busy working on a Labor Day Weekend Festival.

The 2009 schedule will should become official in early February. Specially discounted ticket packages are available at the Speedway office daily from 10 – 4.

For additional information on Anderson Speedway call (765) 642-0206.