ANDERSON – Triple 75 lap features for three divisions will close out the oval racing season at Anderson Speedway this weekend.
Knightstown veteran competitor Calvin Parham provided his own birthday present by winning the Season Championship Street Stock feature at Anderson Speedway. Throughout the 35-lap event there was a four car battle for the top spot on Advanced Dental Care night on Saturday. Champions in six division were unofficially named following the racing action, including five first time champs.
Tyler Roahrig inherited the lead for the conclusion of the Glen Niebel Classic and powered to an impressive win at Anderson Speedway. The 20th running of the Glen Niebel Classic presented by CB Fabricating and Thompson Insurance was completed on Thursday after inclement weather on Sept. 12 stopped the action. It was Roahrig’s second sprint car win on the high banked quarter-mile oval having won the Tony Elliott Classic last year. Nick Hamilton finished second 7.76-seconds back followed by Kody Swanson, Aaron Pierce and Caleb Armstrong.
Last Thursday’s 20th Glen Niebel Classic presented by CB Fabricating and Thompson Insurance was postponed due to lightning and rain and has been scheduled to be completed on Thursday night.
Just when it looked like Frankie Oakes' strong performance in the ThunderCar 100 would not produce a victory, his fortunes took a 180 degree turn. With ten laps remaining in the PGG Enterprise ThunderCar race at Anderson Speedway Saturday, race leader Josh Garr had smoke erupt from his ride.
Bobby Santos and Kyle O'Gara battle side by side
The sound of non-wing sprint cars is returning to Anderson Speedway this week for the 20th running of the Glen Niebel Classic presented by CB Fabricating and Thompson Insurance. After taking a weekend off because of the action at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Anderson Speedway kicks off the week on Thursday with sprint car racing and a 100 lap feature on Saturday for the PGG ThunderCars presented by AERCO Heating and Cooling and Sherwin Williams.
Anderson driver Elliott McKinney took advantage of an early opening to score his first feature win of the year in Marcum's Welding Front Wheel Drive action.
Kody Swanson took advantage of an opening in the low groove to win the sprint car feature on UAW Night at the Races Saturday Night. Swanson chased early race leader Aaron Pierce for more than 100 circuits and finally prevailed with the inside pass helped by lapped traffic.