By Ken de la Bastide
2013) - Anderson Speedway returns
to racing action on Saturday, August 24 with
the Grant Fritz/Greg Dietzen Memorial taking
place featuring the Legends. The McGunegill
Engine Performance Late Models, Front Wheel
Drives Oval and Thunder Roadsters will also
be in action.
Tennessee driver David Moyes III l won his
fifth consecutive Grant Fritz/Greg Dietzen
Memorial race for the Legends division in
2012. It took Moyes 31 laps to climb from
the fifth starting position to the lead, but
it wasn’t an easy win as fast qualifier Jack
Dossey Jr. stayed glued on his tail.
Although at times Dossey was running faster
laps than Moyes on the track, closing to
within a car length with 10 laps remaining.
With five laps left the two front runners
were running nose to tail before Moyes
pulled away getting the win by 1.28-seconds.
Robbins held on for third followed by Kyle
Baugh with Gerad Miller rounding out the top
In the McGunegill Engine Performance Late
Models, Ronnie Rose paces the division with
a 167 point advantage over Rob Allman. The
remainder of the top five includes Jeff
Williams, Joe Woodring and Chris Hacker.
Paul Phipps scored his second consecutive
feature victory and third overall and now
leads Elliott McKinney by 39 points in the
Front Wheel Drives Oval division. Third is
Jerry Dane with Dylan Hoppes in fourth and
Jesse Thomas in fifth position.
The Thunder Roadsters will race at Anderson
for the sixth time this year. Marty Griffin
has visited the winner’s circle in the last
three of four events for the division. James
Edsell has scored the victory in the other
On Saturday, August 24, spectator gates open
at 5 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