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Hoffman Auto Racing Returns to Little 500

By: Kelland Sloan Hoffman Auto Racing and Crew Chief/Owner Rob Hoffman have returned to Anderson Speedway for the 74th...

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Spring Championships on Tap at Anderson

Double points are on the line during the Byrider Spring Championships at Anderson Speedway this Saturday. Drivers in six divisions will be looking to make an early statement in the chase for the track championships.

Isaac Chapple Returns to Rice Racing for Little 500 Bid

Isaac Chapple Returns to Rice Racing for Little 500 Bid  The 2021 runner-up in the Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series (BOSS), Isaac Chapple, returns to the Lucas Oil Little 500...

Lapped Traffic Helps McKinney Claim Victory

Anderson's Elliott McKinney chased down visiting Ohio driver Corey Plunkett in the closing laps to win the Marcum's Welding Front Wheel Drive Division feature race.

West Claims Thrilling Ford Division Feature

Muncie driver Dawson West took the lead from his brother, Jordan, on lap nine and then held off two visiting Kentucky drivers to win the Vintage Wrench Ford Division feature.

Tomasik Cruises to Modified Victory

When the three drivers leading the Modified race got involved in a tangle, fast qualifier Scotty Tomasik took control of the 50-lap feature. Veteran driver Joe Beaver, making a rare start,...

Last Minute Heroics Led to Three Victors

Tight racing was strongly in evidence at Anderson Speedway with the winners in three feature events decided in the closing laps. Brandon Huff for the third time captured the Coyote Racing Series feature on the high-banked quarter mile oval on Saturday Night Racing presented by the U.S. Army.

CRS Super Trucks Visit Anderson Speedway

Touring Truck Series returns to Anderson After not competing on the high banked quarter-mile Anderson Speedway for several years the CRS returns this Saturday. The night’s racing activities are being presented by...

Ryan Newman enters Lucas Oil Little 500 presented by UAW

Anderson, Indiana (May 4, 2022): Ryan Newman has officially entered the 74th Annual Lucas Oil Little 500 presented by UAW. Ryan Newman, 44, from South Bend, Indiana will compete...

Updated Sprint Car Rule

Technical Bulletin 2022 – 1

Little 500/500 Sprint Car Tour

Effective Date: April 29, 2022

We have received numerous questions from teams relating to ignition systems. Upon further review, it has been determined that an ignition system in use by some teams is outside the intended goals of non-wing pavement sprint car racing. We understand this directive comes within a month of Little 500.

Updated Rule 13.1.2 A-F:

Ignitions 

a.     All cars must be equipped with one (1) ignition kill switch or emergency shut off located within easy reach of the driver.

b.     Electronically controlled fuel injection systems shall not be permitted.

c.     A magneto style ignition or MSD style ignition are permitted.  

d.     The use of any data collection device is not permitted. One (1) switch that alternates the current between the magneto and the crank trigger may be mounted to the dash within drivers reach.

e.     All ignition system components, including but not limited to electronics, parts, control box may be inspected, sealed, or confiscated at any time. 

f.      Ignition control boxes may be required to be removed and replaced with a provided 500 Sprint Car Tour control box at any time. 

Crabtree Claims Late Model Win; Kirby Captures ThunderCar 100

For the first time since 2004 Muncie competitor Jim Crabtree Jr. claimed a victory at Anderson Speedway. But until the final stages of the race the outcome of the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Model feature was unclear.

Vintage Wrench Ford Division Points Schedule Change

Attention Vintage Wrench Ford Division participants: Anderson Speedway officials have listened to the concerns of the racers and have decided as of April 21, the scheduled points races will no longer include the Figure 8 events. A complete list of all points events for each division can be found by clicking on the driver tab at the top of the website.

ThunderCar 100 Tops Racing Card

For drivers competing in the Noble Wine & Spirits ThunderCar Division this Saturday marks their biggest race of the year. The ThunderCars will be joined by the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models, Marcum’s Welding Front Wheel Drives and the Legends.

Kelland Sloan Joins Anderson Speedway Staff

Anderson, Indiana: (April 20, 2022) Anderson Speedway officials have announced the recent hiring of Kelland Sloan. Kelland will take on the role as Director of Fan Engagement at Anderson Speedway. Within the newly created role...

Poore Claims Anderson Win in Dominating Fashion

Anderson driver Josh Poore started his 49th career Street Stock win at Anderson Speedway in the CRA Street Stock portion of the Spring Fling presented by O'Reilly Auto Parts. Poore is two wins off the Anderson all-time victory mark held by Rick Fields with 51.

Marcum Masters Anderson Speedway

Jeff Marcum used a three-wide pass to claim the Champion Racing Association Sportsman Late Model feature at Anderson Speedway in the 75-lap feature on Spring Fling Night sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Marcum, Poore Score CRA Wins; Jennings and Fannin are Vore’s Victors

Jeff Marcum used a three-wide pass to claim the Champion Racing Association Sportsman Late Model feature at Anderson Speedway in the 75-lap feature on Spring Fling Night sponsored by O'Reilly Auto Parts.

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