Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 50 to Close 2013 Sprint Car Challenge Series Built by the UAW Season

Photo by Dave Sink

(April 16, 2013) - Officials of the United States Speed Association and Anderson Speedway have scheduled the “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 50” to close out the 2013 USSA Sprint Car Challenge Series Season. The event will be run in conjunction with Anderson Speedway’s Fall Festival Event October 4 and 5. The event will promote the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer efforts and kick-off 2013’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

The two day event will feature qualifying and heat races on Friday night October 4th and the 50 lap feature for the popular non-wing sprint cars will be held on Saturday October 5th.

“I am very excited to be joining forces with the Women of the UAW, USSA and Anderson Speedway to Make Strides Against Breast Cancer. The American Cancer Society is the world’s leader in the fight to end breast cancer. Together we can do the most for people with breast cancer today to end the disease tomorrow.” said Beverley Austin, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Manager in Central Indiana.

The UAW’s Danny Ernstes explained “We in the UAW are proud of this partnership with Anderson Speedway, USSA and the Making Strides Campaign. This event is a witness to all who have battled cancer. It represents the UAW’s commitment of our members and our families to help eliminate breast cancer while providing a means of support.”

"Anderson Speedway is very proud to partner with the UAW and USSA for this special event" said Rick Dawson, President of Anderson Speedway. "It is very important that bring awareness to this effort and we are looking forward to assisting in the cause"

“As we build the Sprint Car Challenge Series along with our partners, the men and women of the UAW, it’s important that we are good citizens and a part of the communities we race in,” said USSA VP Eric Bunn. “I think our race fans will be excited when they see what Rick Dawson and Anderson Speedway has planned for this special race,” Bunn continued.

The next event up for the Sprint Car Challenge Series Built by the UAW is the 65th Pay Less Little 500 May 25. USSA races in the Pay Less Little 500 in cooperation with Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series.

For additional information contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.