Glen Niebel Classic Mel Kenyon 100 Kicks-Off 2013 Sprint Car Challenge
Series, Built by UAW on April 14
25, 2012) – The excitement of non-wing sprint car racing
returns to Anderson Speedway when the USSA Sprint Car Challenge Series,
Built by the UAW kicks-off its inaugural season on Sunday afternoon April
14, 2013. The USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series will join the sprint cars on the
high banks of Anderson Speedway.
The Glen Niebel Classic Mel Kenyon 100 marks the 1st event for the
championship of the United States Speed Association’s new series for
non-wing pavement sprint cars. The series uses the car rules of the Pay Less
Little 500 and features an open tire manufacturer rule.
The Glen Niebel Classic is the traditional opener for the pavement sprint
car racing in the Midwest. The Niebel Classic honors legendary sprint car
mechanic Glen Niebel. For the 2013 Niebel Classic the “King of Midgets” Mel
Kenyon will serve as the event Grand Marshal.
“The Glen Niebel Classic Mel Kenyon 100 is the perfect opener for our sprint
car division, it has the tradition and honors one of the great sprint car
mechanics of all time,” said Don Kenyon, President of USSA. Kenyon added,
“Having Mel serve as Grand Marshal is just icing on the cake for us.”
Race fans will be able to enjoy a full afternoon of racing thrills. The
program will feature qualifying, heat races and features for both the Sprint
Car Challenge Series, Built by the UAW and the Mel Kenyon Midget Series. The
sprint cars feature is scheduled for 100-laps and the Kenyon Midgets for
30-laps. Mel Kenyon will join the Sprint Car Challenge Series, Built by the
UAW and Mel Kenyon Midget Series drivers for a fan appreciation autograph
For additional information on Anderson Speedway, visit
www.andersonspeedway.com or contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.