Limited Late Models Return
Friday, Winged Sprint Cars Featured Saturday Night
By Kyle Larson
Public Relations Director
Speedway returns to racing action with the Texas Roadhouse Racing Through the
Night Weekend. On Friday, June 24, the MAX/WLBC Friday Night Summer Series will
feature Limited Late Models, Insight ThunderCars in Oval and Figure 8 action and
Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drives on the Oval and Figure 8.
On Saturday Night, June 25, The Star Press Saturday Night Series will showcase
the first appearance of the Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series, the world’s fastest
cars on a quarter-mile oval. The Terry’s RV Sales & Service Street Stocks and
Boss Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8’s will also be featured during the final
night of the Texas Roadhouse Racing Through the Night Weekend. The Chappy's Rent
to Own Front Wheel Drive Oval division has been added to the schedule as a
points show-up event for Saturday Night.
Limited Late Models make a second trip to Anderson after Jon Conklin captured
the first victory on June 10, recording his first oval victory at Anderson
Speedway. Other strong performances were turned in by Scott Hinshaw, Jason
Fullen, Mike Riddle Jr. and Mike Coates.
Insight ThunderCar Oval division continues to feature a close points battle with
Roy Grissom Sr. and Brandon Phillips tied for first position in the point
standings after seven events. Grissom has collected six top-10 finishes while
Phillips has placed in the top five on three occasions. Rookie Lonny Burton is
third with Alice Riall and Billy Riddle completing the top five.
his first checkered flag of the Insight ThunderCar Figure 8 season, Mike Peters
closed the gap on Paris Swallows Jr. in the point standings. Swallows holds a
21-point advantage on Peters. Third is Terry Malone Jr. with Roy Grissom Sr.
fourth and Billy Riddle listed in fifth position.
Leever returned to first position in the Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drive
Oval point standings after finishing third last Friday. Leever holds a slim
three point margin on previous leader Sam Folsom. Third is two-time feature
winner Dustin Burge with Kevin Harmon and Nick Warner completing the top five.
consecutive top-five performances have placed Nick Warner atop the Chappy’s Rent
to Own Front Wheel Drive Figure 8’s. He leads most recent winner Randy Owen by
120 points. Allen Wagner, Chris Teepe and Travis Burge fill out the top five.
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.
the Winged Sprint Cars of the Hoosier Outlaw Sprint Series return it will be the
13th Winged Sprint Car event held at Anderson Speedway. The fastest short track
cars in the world will once again bring record setting speeds with them when
they return for a 30-lap feature on the final night of the Texas Roadhouse
Racing Through The Night Weekend.
Over 20 cars are expected to return including Toledo, Ohio's Jimmy McCune who
lowered the Anderson Speedway one lap track record to 10.444 seconds last
August. McCune's new track record is also a world record for a .250 mile
Also featured in the event will be 2005 Pay Less / Remy International Little 500
runner-up Tim Cox. The Illinois driver is perhaps the hottest H.O.S.S. driver
after sweeping last weekends events at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Iowa and
Rockford Speedway in Illinois.
Other drivers expected to compete include current point leader and defending
champion, Greg Wheeler, as well as other current top five point standing
drivers: Michael Tarlton, Hank Lower, and Jason Fuller.
his fifth victory to his 2005 resume helped Rich Boyer inch further ahead of his
competition as he attempts to capture his third division crown. Boyer leads Rod
Phipps by 243 points. Third is Curtis Chapman, who finished a season best second
last weekend. Fourth is former division champion Danny Acrey ll with Elwood’s
Bruce McFall completing the top five.
Boss Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8 division features a great points battle with
the top seven drivers separated by just 134 points. Defending champion Jeff
Swinford holds a 20 point margin on Curtis Chapman. Third is Ronnie Phipps with
Mike Riddle Jr. and Michael Phipps filling out the top five.
On Saturday Night, spectator gates open at 5 p.m. with racing beginning at 8.
Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for kids ages 6-12. Children five and under
get in free.
For additional information contact Anderson Speedway at (765) 642-0206.