17th Annual Halloween 200 to Showcase Many Anderson Speedway Drivers

By Kyle Larson
Public Relations Director

One of the most challenging races, the 17th Annual Halloween 200 presented by Jasper Engines and Transmissions, is set for Sunday, October 30 at Salem Speedway. Anderson Speedway will be well represented this weekend in the challenging 200-lap race that can feature over 100 cars taking the green flag.

Three-time Terry’s RV Sales & Service Champion and defending Halloween 200 winner Rich Boyer will be among the contenders this weekend. The Anderson racer is concluding his unbelievable season that has seen the Boyer Brothers No. 33 record 18 feature wins at Anderson Speedway this year.

Other Anderson Street Stock drivers that will compete include 1981 champion Jim Jordan Jr., David Woesnner, 2001 champion Danny Acrey ll, Jeff Perry, Johnny Magee and Missy Perry.

The Boss Hogg Catering & Jerky Figure 8 division will have several drivers with 2005 champion Curtis Chapman making his annual trek to Southern Indiana. Other Figure 8 racers include this year’s runner-up Mike Riddle Jr., Michael Phipps, Ronnie Phipps, Dale Phillips, Rob Allman and Rod Phipps.

Other drivers hoping to win the prestigious Halloween 200 this weekend with Anderson Speedway ties include Ed Martin Auto Group SuperTruck racers Bob Lemen, Brian Hopkins, Fred Hopkins and Derrick Layne. The Insight ThunderCar division will also send representatives with Tim Brown, Mike Peters and Billy Riddle.

On Sunday, spectator gates open at 9:30 a.m. at Salem Speedway with practice beginning at 10. The Halloween 200 goes green at 1 p.m. Advance General Admission tickets are $13 for adults with children (age 7-12) admitted for just $3. Advance reserved tickets are selling for $18. For more information, contact Salem Speedway at (812) 883-6504 or www.salemspeedway.com.