Anderson Speedway will be playing host to two major late model races this weekend highlighted by the running of the Parallax Power Supply Redbud 400 presented by Mitch Smith Auto Service and Perfecto Too and Engineering.
The Champion Racing Association Late Model Sportsman will be in action Saturday for the second leg of the Triple Crown in the Motion Motors/PGG 100.
Marcum, the two-time McGunegill Engine Performance Late Model champion at Anderson Speedway, will be looking for his sixth consecutive win and first with CRA at the high banked quarter-mile oval.
Marcum won the first leg of the CRA Triple Crown for the Sportsman Late Models at Mt. Lawn Speedway.
The PGG 100 pays $2,000 to the winner.
A strong field of competitors is expected with Anderson Speedway regulars Dustin Burge, Kent Baledge, Danny Trent and Rich Segvich looking to hold off the invaders from the CRA traveling series.
Trent and Fort Wayne driver Tommy Cook have posted CRA Sportsman Late Model wins in 2018 along with Marcum.
Qualifying on Saturday takes place at 6:30 p.m. with racing at 8 p.m.
Adult tickets are $12, $4 for children between 6 and 12 years of age and under the age of six are admitted for free.
The Parallax Power Supply Redbud 400 presented by Mitch Smith Auto Service and Perfecto Tool & Engineering is set for Monday.
A host of local drivers will be looking to win the prestigious Redbud 400.
New Castle’s Dalton Armstrong won the Redbud 400 in 2016. He will be driving a car prepared by Scott Neal and his brother Dakoda Armstrong will be looking to make only his second career Super Late Model start.
Dakoda Armstrong the past few years was competing in the Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series with NASCAR.
Greg VanAlst, Jeff Marcum, Jack Dossey III, Billy VanMeter and Fred Hopkins are among the 28 entries for the Redbud 400.
Dalton Armstrong is joined on the entry list by 2017 winner Steve Wallace, 2013 winner Johnny VanDoorn and 2011 winner Steve Dorer.
The race pays $15,000 to the winner and has attracted a stellar field of drivers from across the country.
Qualifying for the Redbud 400 is set for 4:45 p.m. with an autograph session at 6 p.m. The race is set to start at 7:30 p.m.
Adult tickets are $25 and $10 for children.