57th Pay Less / Remy
International Little 500 Entry List Becomes to Take Form
By Kyle Larson
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As the month of April comes to a
close, event entries for the 57th Pay Less / Remy International Little 500 have
began to arrive in the Anderson Speedway office. Currently, 16 teams have
submitted entries for the Sprint Car Classic slated for Saturday, May 28.
All-time victory leader Eric Gordon is among the early race entries. The
Indianapolis racer will attempt to score his fifth consecutive win driving Jack
French’s No. 2 with primary sponsorship from Pay Less.
Michigan’s Jeff Bloom returns in 2005, attempting to make his 29th career start.
He has amassed three victories, five top five-finishes, seven top 10s and
completed 6,097 laps.
year’s runner-up Aaron Pierce of Muncie, Ind., will pilot the No. 26 with
sponsorship from Sam Pierce Chevrolet. Pierce finished second in the 6th Annual
Glen Niebel Classic at Anderson Speedway on April 10.
Jason McCord has constructed an
impressive Little 500 resume, posting six top 10s in 13 career starts. He tied
his best career finish with crossing the finish line in fourth spot last year.
California’s Tony Hunt has performed outstanding in three starts and looks to
record the elusive first victory in 2005. He made his debut in 2002, driving the
Ken Pierson entry to a fourth place performance and earning Rookie of the Year
honors. He also posted second and third place finishes the previous two events.
the opening 152 laps in the 2004 Pay Less / Remy International Little 500, Levi
Jones is back this year to contend for the race victory. He will drive for Nolen
Racing with sponsorship from Keco.
USAC veteran Tracy Hines plans to make his first start in the historic event,
teaming up with Hoffman Auto Racing in the No. 69 with backing from Kroger.
Tony Elliott, of Kokomo, Ind., finished sixth in the 2004 USAC Sprint Car
standings and placed a career best third in the 1995 Little 500. He has amassed
six top 10s and led 657 laps in competition.
Other drivers that will be involved in the 57th Pay Less / Remy International
Little 500 include 2004 Rookie of the Year Paul White, 2002 runner-up Jonathan
Vennard, Chris Hayes, Tim Barker, Donnie Adams Jr., D.C. Jessup, Tim Cox and Tom
Tickets are available for the 57th Pay
Less / Remy International Little 500 for a price of $25 for reserved seating.
For more information, contact the Anderson Speedway Ticket Office from 10 a.m.
through 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
For additional information contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.