Grant Fritz / Greg Dietzen Memorial Showcased on Saturday
23, 2012) –
Racing action returns to Anderson Speedway on Saturday, August 25
when the Grant Fritz / Greg Dietzen Memorial showcasing the Legends division
will be featured on the high-banked quarter-mile oval. Other divisions in
action include McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models, EDCO Welding
Street Stocks, WMDH ThunderCars and Thunder Roadsters.
The Legends division will compete at Anderson Speedway for the fifth
occasion this season in the Grant Fritz / Greg Dietzen Memorial. Tennessee’s
David Moyes lll has scored four consecutive victories in the annual event.
Drivers that have visited the winner’s circle in Legends action this year
include Jack Dossey Jr., Moyes and John Robbins.
After a month off from racing action, the McGunegill Engine Performance Late
Models return to action on Saturday night. Josh Poore continues to pace the
division with a 30 point lead over Brandon Phillips. Third in the standings
is Ronnie Rose with Fred Hopkins and Rob Allman rounding out the top five.
Earning the most recent feature victory propelled Jimmy Kirby to the EDCO
Welding Street Stock points lead. Second is Josh Myers with Tyler Marsh
listed in third position. Rickie Tharp and Frankie Oakes complete the
In the WMDH ThunderCars, defending division champion Hannah Lundy holds a
slim points lead over Rob Allman, who has notched two consecutive feature
victories. Earl Adams lll ranks third with Pam Neal and Sammy Hawkins rounding out the top five.
The Thunder Roadsters will also be in action on Saturday night. Nate Shrout
and Larry Fritz are the most recent winners in the division.
On Saturday, August 25, 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.
For additional information on Anderson Speedway, visit
www.andersonspeedway.com or contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.