WMDH ThunderCar Enduro and IOFS Outlaw Figure 8's Highlight Season
(March 28, 2012) –
The 2012 racing season will officially kick off at Anderson
Speedway on Saturday, March 31 with a blockbuster program on tap headlined
by the WMDH ThunderCar Enduro and IOFS Outlaw Figure 8’s. Other divisions in
action include Legends and Thunder Roadsters.
For the 21st occasion at Anderson Speedway, a WMDH ThunderCar Enduro will
take place on the quarter-mile oval. Nine drivers have visited the winner’s
circle following an Enduro event in the 10-year history of the grueling
200-lap race. In 2011, victories were captured by Benny Blevins in April and
Nick Warner in October.
The IOFS Outlaw Figure 8’s will make their season debut in a 50-lap feature
event. A solid field of drivers is expected including defending IOFS
champion Gary Bedell. Other drivers that plan to participate include Charlie
Hargraves, Dane Laster, Kenny Boggs, Jeff Hizer, Johnny Hagraves, Robbie
Loving, Ben Tunny, Austin Tunny, Jeremy Vanderhoof, Bruce McFall, Jeff
Swinford, Shawn Cullen, Josh Tharp, and Preston Maxwell among many others.
The Legends will do battle in a 25-lap main event. 2011 race winners at
Anderson included Taylor Webb, John Robbins, Bryan Nuckles and David Moyes
lll. The Thunder Roadsters return for a 25 lap feature.
On Saturday night, spectator gates open at 3 p.m. with the racing beginning
at 6. Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five
and under get in free.