Photo by David Sink
3, 2013) -
Racing action returns to Anderson
Speedway on Saturday, April 6th with the season debut of the McGunegill
Engine Performance Late Models, Street Stocks and Front Wheel Drive Figure 8
divisions. The Front Wheel Drive Oval division will also be in action on the
high-banked quarter-mile oval.
The MEP Late Models were one of the most competitive divisions last year
producing nine winners in 13 events. The opening six races of the season
were won by six competitors. Only three drivers, Jason Atkinson, Ryan
Amonett and Ronnie Rose visited the winner’s circle on multiple occasions.
In the final standings, Josh Poore earned the championship over Rose with
Brandon Phillips ranked in third position.
Street Stocks will compete in their first of 13 races on Saturday Night.
Last year, Indianapolis’ racer Jimmy Kirby visited the winner’s circle on
five times en route to his division title. Tyler Marsh and Josh Meyers were
his closest challengers in the points rundown.
The Front Wheel Drive Oval division held its first race last weekend with
Paul Phipps earning the victory after a classic battle with Nick Warner. The
remainder of the top five included Marshall Clark Jr., Elliott McKinney and
Alley earned his first division crown last year with capturing the Front
Wheel Drive Figure 8 hardware. He earned a single victory, but consistent
finishes propelled him to the title. Behind Alley were Donnie Ellis Jr. and
On Saturday, April 6, spectator gates open at 4 p.m. with the racing
beginning at 7. Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12.
Children five and under get in free.
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