H.O.S.S. Winged Sprints Invade Anderson; CRA Street Stocks, Figure 8's,
WMDH ThunderCars and Front Wheel Drive Figure 8's Also in Action
14, 2011) – Anderson Speedway returns to racing action on Saturday,
September 17 with the H.O.S.S. Winged Sprints, EDCO Welding CRA Street
Stocks, Figure 8’s, WMDH ThunderCars and Front Wheel Drive Figure 8’s on the
high-banked quarter-mile oval.
Joe Swanson sits atop the H.O.S.S. Winged Sprint Cars season point standings
heading into this weekend’s event at Anderson. Swanson holds an 18 point
lead over Aaron Pierce with Tim Cox ranked in third position. The remainder
of the top five includes Jason Cox and Sam Davis. Recent winners this season
include Jimmy McCune (Plymouth, Angola), Aaron Pierce (Baer Field) and Geoff
The EDCO Welding CRA Street Stocks will compete in their 12th event of the
season and fifth series event held at Anderson Speedway. Former series
Champion Rich Boyer and Josh Poore are tied for the most series wins at
Anderson with three a piece, Jason Thompson and Ronnie Rose have two. Rose
was the series latest winner at Anderson on August 20th. Thompson, Poore and
Brian Hopkins have also picked up series wins at Anderson this season.
Anderson regular Josh Myers got his first ever series victory at the series
last event on Labor Day Weekend at Winchester Speedway.
CRA veteran racer Jeff Lane is the point’s leader in the EDCO Welding CRA
Street Stocks heading into Saturday night’s event. Lane holds a commanding
112 point lead over Poore for veteran car owner Danny Acrey. Lane has two
wins on the season and has been the Allstar Performance Fast Qualifier in
eight events so far this season. The Steve Davis owned number 21 car is
third in points with most recent driver Ryan Amonett. Hopkins is in fourth
in points, despite missing one series event this season. Leading series
Rookie J.J. Schafer is currently in fifth place.
Josh Poore is the current leader in the Anderson Speedway EDCO Welding
Street Stocks points heading into Saturday night’s event, which is a points
race for that division. Myers is in second place, 111 points behind Poore.
Rob Allman is third, Randy Hoppes is fourth and Frankie Oakes is in fifth
In the Figure 8 point standings, Curtis Chapman leads the division with Josh
Tharp still close the season winding down. The remainder of the top five
includes Jeff Swinford, James Peterson and Bruce McFall.
Hannah Lundy continues to pace the WMDH ThunderCars division with Lonny
Burton in the runner-up position. Rob Allman ranks third with Rob Noel and
Ronnie Rose completing the top five.
Chris Teepe ranks first in the Front Wheel Drive Figure 8 standings with
most recent feature winner Elliott McKinney in second spot. Multiple feature
winner Donnie Ellis Jr. is third with Trevin Henson and Harry LaShure
filling out the top five.
On Saturday, spectator gates open at 4:30 p.m. with the racing beginning at
8. Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and
under get in free.