McGinley, Riall, Riddle, Folsom
and Warner Record Friday Night Feature Wins
By Kyle Larson
Public Relations Director
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Anderson Speedway returned to racing action on Friday, September 16 with the
MAX/WLBC Friday Night Summer Series showcasing Scott McGinley winning in the
Legends, Alice Riall earning the Insight ThunderCar Oval victory and Billy
Riddle taking ThunderCar Figure 8 top honors. Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel
Drive Oval victory went to Sam Folsom with the Figure 8 victory awarded to Nick
Camby’s Scott McGinley drove to his first season victory in the 25-lap Legends
feature. 2005 point contender John Robbins grabbed the lead at the drop of the
green flag, getting the jump on Mike Carroll and Trent Henderson.
Robbins paced the opening 19 laps with McGinley making a pass using the lower
groove to take the lead. Daniel Russell followed McGinley around Robbins At the
finish, McGinley held off Russell for the win. Robbins placed third with
T.J. Sneva and Craig Haack completing the top-five finishers.
In heat race action, Robbins and Greenfield’s Tony Holden grabbed the winning
hardware. Daniel Russell scored his ninth fast time of the season with an
official clocking of 13.929 seconds.
Alexandria’s Alice Riall recorded her fourth Insight ThunderCar Oval victory,
making a mid-race pass on Roy Grissom Sr. and driving to a comfortable win over
a hard-charging Billy Riddle. Third at the finish was Brandon Phillips with
William Coffman in fourth position and Josh Myers earning fifth-place honors.
Anderson’s Josh Myers and Muncie’s Ed Knott visited the Texas Roadhouse Winner’s
Circle during ThunderCar Oval heat races. Paris Swallows grabbed quick time
honors with a lap of 15.334 seconds.
Billy Riddle won his seventh Insight ThunderCar Figure 8 feature after bypassing
Terry Malone Jr. on the sixth circuit. Riddle then held off a late-race
challenge from Paris Swallows Jr. Third at the finish was Malone with James
Peterson and Tim Nickerson rounding out the top-five finishers.
In Chappy’s Rent to Own Front Wheel Drive oval action, Sam Folsom scored his
sixth win of the 2005 season. Katie Beaver grabbed the lead at the start with
Jerry Smith taking over the point the second go-around. Folsom completed the
race-winning pass on the 11th circuit, driving around the outside of Smith.
At the conclusion of the 15-lap event, Folsom was followed by Travis Burge,
Jerry Smith, Nick Warner and point leader Dustin Burge. In preliminary action,
Brad Stevens and Kevin Harmon earned victories in heat race action. Dustin Burge
posted the fastest qualifying time at 16.000 seconds.
Nick Warner turned in dominating performance in the 10-lap Chappy’s Rent to Own
Front Wheel Drive Figure 8 feature. He sailed into the first position at the
start and never looked back, pacing the entire distance. At the checkers, Mt.
Summit’s Keith Morris was second with Randy Owen, David Baker and Travis Burge
filling out the top five.
Anderson Speedway returns to action on Saturday, September 17 with The Star
Press Saturday Night Series featuring the final season appearance of Super Late
Models. Plus Boss Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8’s, Indy URL Stock Cars and
Limited Late Models.
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 Sunday afternoon, don’t miss the inaugural USAC Ford Focus National
Championships on the world’s fastest quarter-mile oval. The Ed Martin Auto Group
SuperTrucks will also be featured during this special Sunday afternoon program.
On Sunday Afternoon, spectator gates open at noon with racing beginning at 3
p.m. Admission is $15 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.