MEP Late Models, NASH FM Thunder and Front Wheel Drives on Saturday Plus Madison Park Church of God Easter Midway

(April 15, 2014) -
Anderson Speedway returns to racing action on Saturday, April 19 with McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models, NASH FM ThunderCars and Front Wheel Drives on the Oval. The Saturday night racing program presented by Madison County Storm Water Quality Partnership will also include the Madison Church of God Easter Midway.

The McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models return after many of the regular teams competed with the CRA Late Model Sportsman in the speedway’s opening event on March 30. Chris Hacker earned that victory over Jason Atkinson with Eric McGlothlen completing the podium finishers. K.C. Spillers and Jack Dossey lll rounded out the top-five performers.

Saturday will mark the opening point’s event for the NASH FM ThunderCars. The division competed in a special non-points event in March with Jesse Marcum scoring the victory in the 75-lap main event. He was followed by Trent Gossar and defending champion Curtis Chapman. Jessy Bilbrey finished fourth with Brian Lewis crossed the line in fifth spot.

Jerry Dane has started off the Front Wheel Drive Oval season with two consecutive victories to construct a 45 point lead of Brandon Cook. The remainder of the top five includes Billy Hooten, Jared Keller and Dylan Hoppes.

Come early and experience the Madison Park Church of God Easter Midway that will feature the Easter Bunny, Face Painting and an Easter Egg Hunt at 6:30.

On Saturday, April 19, 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.