Thrice as nice for Michigan driver Johnny VanDoorn in the Redbud 400. VanDoorn won the classic super late model event at Anderson Speedway on Monday leading 338 of the 400 laps to record his third Redbud 400 victory. He joins legendary short track drivers Bob Senneker and Scott Hansen with three Redbud victories and trails Mark Martin by one.
Local driver Colin Grissom scored his first Kenyon Midget feature win but it involved some intense racing in the waning laps.
There will be fireworks on the track at Anderson Speedway and in the skies during two nights of racing action this week. The speedway will be hosting the traditional Community Hospital Figure 8 Madness on Thursday presented by the Anderson/Madison County Visitors Bureau starting at 7:00 p.m. with the Outlaw Figure 8’s in a 50-lap feature at the crossover.
For the final 80 laps and five restarts Hunter Jack was able to hold off Steve Dorer for the victory in the Sport Clips 100 for the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour. The Saturday night event marked the return of the Pro Late Model Series to Anderson Speedway after a two-year absence and it brought Jack his first career win with the series.
After a two-year hiatus from Anderson Speedway the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour returns for the Sports Clip 100. The JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour is a pro late model division with over 20 cars entered for the $2,500 to win feature event on Saturday. The CRS Super Trucks will be making their first appearance of the year and the PGG Thunder Cars are on the racing program.
Morristown’s Jeff Marcum turned in one of the most dominating performances of his career in winning the PGG 100 at Anderson Speedway. Marcum, a three-time McGunegill Engine Performance champion, led the final 81 laps on Saturday on Drive Sober Night presented by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to record his fourth feature win of 2019.
The biggest event of the 2019 season for the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Model teams is set for this Saturday at Anderson Speedway. The fifth annual PGG Late Model Shootout will feature 100 laps of action and will serve as a prelude to the August CRA Late Model Sportsman 100 lap feature. The Late Models will be joined on the racing card by the second appearance of the Vintage Racing Organization of America Modifieds, the Hart’s Auto Figure-8 Division and Front Wheel Drive action in the crossover.
Veteran Aaron Pierce made a picture perfect crossover pass on lap 71 to take the lead from Justin Grant and score the victory. With a tightly bunched field track position was crucial on Sugar Fork Crossing night at Anderson Speedway.
Action Entertainment and Anderson Speedway plan to have a great evening of racing entertainment tonight with the Thursday Night Sprints presented by Sugar Fork Crossing. Pit Gates open at 3pm with Practice at 4pm and Racing at 7pm. Join us tonight for a great evening of racing excitement including Non-Wing Sprints, K & M Tool and Die Kenyon Midgets and Marcum's Welding Front Wheel Drives.
Ryan Boorsma earned the family bragging rights by besting his father to win the VROA Modified feature at Anderson Speedway.
After taking a week off following the 71st running of the Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW, Anderson Speedway kicks off an action packed month of June. There are four special events throughout the month featuring Pro Late Models, Street Stocks, sprint cars and the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models. Action begins this Saturday during Military Appreciation Night sponsored by Double T Leather with the return of the Michigan based VROA Modifieds which is making their ninth visit to the lightning fast Anderson Speedway where the Boorsma family has been dominant.
The Staff of Anderson Speedway would like to congratulate the President of Action Entertainment, Rick Dawson and his wife Brenda on the birth of their first Grandchild. Calvin Dawson Cobb was born on Friday, May 17th at 11:46pm weighing in at 7lbs 9oz and 20.5 inches long. Proud parents, Lauren and Dan Cobb are home with their precious new addition and all are doing well!