Bull Baker Aiming for Third
Consecutive NationsRent 400 Pole Position on Friday
Anderson Speedway Street Stock Champion Bull Baker is aiming for his third
consecutive NationsRent 400 pole position on Friday, July 16 during qualifying
for the 38th running of the legendary short track event.
Driving the familiar No. 78 Chevrolet, Baker has captured the last two pole
positions for the Sunoco Super Series most high profile event. Last year, he
toured the world’s fastest quarter-mile oval in 12.101 seconds at 74.374 mph.
In 2002, Baker narrowly edged eventual NationsRent 400 winner Bobby Parsley and
former series champion Joel Kauffman for the top qualifying honors. In 2001,
Baker was second quickest behind 2000 Sunoco Super Series Rookie of the Year and
Champion Scott Hantz.
In the Sunoco Super Series’ debut of sanctioning the legendary event in 2000,
Chet Fillip set the NationsRent 400 qualifying record, with an official time of
Baker, of Daleville, is tied for third position on the pole list. In four
appearances, the Late Model veteran has joined some exclusive company. Mike
Eddy, who makes his return to Anderson Speedway this year and current NASCAR
star Mark Martin top the charts, both earning four pole awards. Michigan
standout Butch Miller has been the events fast qualifier on three occasions.
for the 38th Annual NationsRent 400 presented by Corteco and Great Deals begin
on Friday, July 16, with pole qualifying set for 8 p.m. The MAX/WLBC Friday
Night Summer Series will also be featured with the McCrocklin Ford & Mobility
Legends, Insight ThunderCars on the Oval and Figure 8 and Chappy's Rent to Own
Front Wheel Drives.
On Saturday, July 17, a warm-up session is set for 5 p.m. with an on-track
autograph session scheduled for 6. The 38th Annual NationsRent 400 presented by
Corteco and Great Deals goes green at 8. General admission tickets for the event
are $18 in advance and $20 on race day.
For additional information on Anderson Speedway contact Anderson Speedway at
(765) 642-0206. For more information on the Sunoco Super Series, visit