Tim Thompson Nationwide Insurance National Crown Featured on Saturday Night


 (October 8, 2013) - Anderson Speedway returns to action on Saturday, October 12 with one of the crown jewel events on the schedule. The 64th Annual Tim Thompson Nationwide Insurance National Crown will feature the IOFS Outlaw Figure 8’s in a 100-lap feature paying $3,000 to the winner of the prestigious event. The racing program will also include IOFS Compact Figure 8’s, IOFS Super Karts and Mini Cups.

The IOFS Outlaw Figure 8’s will make their fourth and final appearance at Anderson Speedway on Saturday Night. Drivers that have earned victories this season include Charlie Hargraves (May 20 and June 14) and Ben Tunny on July 4th.

Last season marked the first occasion the National Crown was run under the IOFS sanction with Outlaw Figure 8’s. Eddie Van Meter scored the victory over Mike Riddle Jr. and Chris Green.

The last five National Crowns have produced different winners. Saturday night’s event will include a 100-lap main event to award the $3,000 check to the winner.

David Reynolds has earned three IOFS Super Karts wins at Anderson this season. Brad Kares and Angie Goodin have also won main events at the quarter-mile oval.

The IOFS Compact Figure 8’s will be featured in a 15-lap main event. Previous winners this year include Kevin Henson and Nick Warner.

A season debut is on tap for the Mini Cups when they complete in a 25-lap feature.

Come out early to celebrate Oktoberfest. Bring your pennies to vote for your favorite chili in the Anderson Fire Department Chili Cookoff. Bring your camera to snap photos with the Sam Adams girls. Test your endurance during the Sam Adams stein hoisting competition and fill your stomach with brats, pretzels and draft beer all while listening to live classic rock from Three North.

On Saturday, October 12, spectator gates open at 3 p.m. with racing beginning at 6. Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under get in free.