After Mother Nature delayed opening night by a week, the 70th year of racing action at Anderson Speedway kicks off this Saturday with Late Models highlighting the racing card.
Wayne Alspaugh the only Madison County competitor to win the prestigious Pay Less Little 500 passed away last Saturday at the age of 90.
Scott Neal Racing has announced that they will be teaming up with accomplished Sprint Car driver, Aaron Pierce, for the Late Model opener on Saturday, April 1 at Anderson Speedway.
Anderson Speedway management and staff was devastated to learn veteran race car driver David Steele died Saturday night as a result of injuries sustained in an accident at Desoto Speedway near Bradenton, Florida.
Anderson Speedway officials have canceled Opening Night scheduled for Saturday, March 25 due to the forecast of rain all night long. Anderson Speedway’s 70th Season will open on Saturday, April 1 with Late Models, Marcums Welding Front Wheel Drives, Thunder Roadsters and Hart’s Auto Figure 8.
For many years stars from Hollywood would travel to Anderson Speedway to be the grand marshal for the annual Little 500. Clint Walker, Vince Edwards, Dinah Shore and other Hollywood celebrities would be on hand for the Little 500, but there was never someone involved directly involved in racing. That will change this coming May.
Anderson Speedway Officials have moved the open practice schedule for Saturday, March 18 to Sunday, March 19 due to the forecast of frigid temperatures. On Sunday pit gates will open at 1pm with practice from 2 until 5 pm. All pit passes for open practice are $17.
A former Little 500 driver, former car owner, and current official are slated for induction into the Little 500 Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 27, part of Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW-GM Week. The Class of 2017 will be formally inducted at a luncheon at Anderson Speedway the afternoon of the Little 500.
“Smoke” is coming to Anderson Speedway to compete in the 69th running of the Pay Less Little 500.
The Indianapolis Motor Speedway Midwest Engagement Tour will visit Anderson, Indiana on Monday, March 13, previewing the historic 101st Running of the Indianapolis 500 Presented by PennGrade Motor Oil. Fans will receive a special chance to interact with IMS historian Donald Davidson, believed to be the only full-time historian employed at any race track in the world.