61st Best Way Disposal National Crown
Set for Saturday Night
longest continuous stock car race will be contested at Anderson Speedway on
Saturday, July 17, when the 61st Best Way Disposal National Crown will showcase
the competitors from the Figure 8 division. The racing program will also include
appearances from the Motion Motors Late Models and Front Wheel Drive Oval
The Best Way Disposal National Crown is the longest running continuous stock car
race in America. The winner’s list is a who’s who of Figure 8 racing. Last year,
Rod Phipps earned his third victory in the historic event. Recent winners of the
National Crown include Rod Phipps (1999, 2007, 2009), Nick Warner (2008), Mike
Riddle Jr. (2005), Ronnie Rose (2004), Ronnie Phipps (1998, 2003), Mark Goettman
(2002) and Curtis Chapman (2001).
Rod Phipps holds a comfortable 153 points lead in the Figure 8 point standings
over Curtis Chapman with Jason Pitts ranked in third. Bruce McFall and Danny
Stanley Jr. round out the top five performers in the Figure 8 division.
In the Front Wheel Drives Oval division, Chris Teepe advanced to the first
position after winning the most recent event on July 3. Gary Bragg Jr. and Gary
Bragg Sr. dropped from the top two positions after electing to skip post race
technical inspection following the feature and now rank second and third. Frank
Gasho and Jerry Dane complete the top five in the points rundown.
The Motion Motor Late Models that compete on a regular basis at Mt. Lawn
Speedway will make their first showing at Anderson Speedway.
Spectator gates open at 5 p.m. on Saturday with racing beginning at 8. Admission
is $10 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under get in