The Star Press Spring
Championship Featured at Anderson Speedway This Weekend
By Kyle Larson
Speedway returns to racing action this weekend with The Star Press Spring
Championships on Friday, May 20 and Saturday, May 21. The MAX / WLBC Friday
Night Summer Series will be featured on May 20, showcasing Legends, Insight
ThunderCars in Oval and Figure 8 action along with Chappy’s Rent to Own Front
Wheel Drives in Oval and Figure 8 racing.
The Star Press Spring Championship concludes on Saturday, May 21, featuring Ed
Martin Auto Group SuperTrucks, Terry’s RV Sales & Service Street Stocks and Boss
Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8’s.
Russell has recorded three feature wins to start the Legends season and has
built a 48 point lead on 2004 division runner-up John Robbins. Two top-five
performances have placed T.J. Sneva in third position with Scott McGinley and
Eric Black rounding out the top five in the point standings.
William Coffman sits atop the Insight ThunderCar Oval points tally, after
claiming top honors on May 6. Alexandria’s Alice Riall ranks second after
producing two top-three finishes. She trails Coffman by 22 markers. Roy Grissom
Sr. has rose to third spot with A.J. Jones and Robert Brumback completing the
Paris Swallows Jr. continues to pace the Insight ThunderCar Figure 8’s with an
11 point lead on Mike Peters. Third is Robert Brumback with May 6 feature winner
Terry Malone Jr. holding the fourth spot. Billy Riddle rounds out the top five
performers after three events.
Dustin Burge has a nine point cushion in the Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel
Drive Oval division. Three top five finishes have placed him in first position.
Early season winner Kreigh Leever is second with Nick Warner, Sam Folsom and
Travis Erhart filling out the top five.
a dramatic victory in the Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drive Figure 8’s on
May 6, Warner extended his points lead to 30 markers over Mt. Summit’s Keith
Morris. The remainder of the top five includes Allen Wagner, Jeffrey Reichardt
and Randy Owen.
On Friday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with racing beginning at 8.
Admission is $7 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under
get in free.
Castle’s Tony Broyles has began the Ed Martin Auto Group SuperTruck season on a
great note, posting four top-five finishes and three fast times in the opening
four races. He leads last week’s feature runner-up Mike Mendenhall by 166
points. Veteran Bob Lemen is third with Tom Miller and Ronnie Rose completing
the top five.
Collecting a division leading fifth feature victory on May 14, Rich Boyer now
holds a 174 point lead on Rod Phipps in the Terry’s RV Sales & Service Street
Stock point standings. Six top 10’s have placed Curtis Chapman third in the
point rundown with Bruce McFall and Danny Acrey ll rounding out the top five.
Boss Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8 champion Jeff Swinford has recorded three
top five and four top 10s to hold a 40 point margin over Jason Pitts. Ranking
third is Michael Phipps with Rod Phipps fourth and Ronnie Rose fifth.
On Saturday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with racing beginning at 8.
Admission is $10 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under
get in free. On Saturday Night, watch the NASCAR race at the track on our big
For additional information contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.