38th Annual NationsRent 400
Showcased Saturday Night
One of the greatest short track
traditions in American stock car racing, the 38th Annual NationsRent 400
presented by Corteco and Great Deals, will take place at Anderson Speedway on
Saturday, July 17. Annually, the most high profile event of the Sunoco Super
Series Late Model season, it offers the richest purse and largest crowds of its
For the fifth consecutive year, the Indiana-based Sunoco Super Series is
sanctioning the historic event. Greenfield's Kenny Tweedy won the inaugural
event with the Sunoco Super Series in 2000, fending off challenges from two of
greatest stock car drivers, Canadian Hall of Fame member Junior Hanley and
Badger standout Scott Hansen.
Daleville's Bull Baker took the checkered flag in 2001 with Chet Fillip and
Bobby Parsley winning the last two events. Fillip became the first driver in
history to win the Pay Less / Delco Remy Little 500 and the NationsRent 400.
Kentucky's Parsley earned the prestigious victory last July, holding off a
furious challenge from Hanley.
The NationsRent 400 presented by Corteco and Great Deals has an impressive
history with many of the top Late Model drivers competing in the legendary event
in the previous 37 years. Tiny Lund of South Carolina won the 1974 race with
Bobby Allison, Darrell Waltrip and Rusty Wallace all making at least one
appearance in the event.
The winner's list is a who's who of short track racing including Dave Watson,
Mark Martin, Bob Senneker, Alan Kulwicki, Dick Trickle, Mike Eddy, Bryan
Reffner, Kevin Cywinski and Gary St. Amant. Added with the recent Sunoco Super
Series winners, the list is one of the most renowned in stock car racing.
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
For additional information on Anderson Speedway contact Anderson Speedway at
(765) 642-0206. For more information on the Sunoco Super Series, visit