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.

Jim Crabtree Jr. holds a slight point leader over Buddy Davis on the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Model division. Crabtree is the most recent winner in the division when several leaders were involved in late race incidents.

Elliott McKinney, the most recent winner in the Marcum’s Welding Front Wheel Drive Division, has a 5-point lead over Terrill Willhoite, the winner of the first feature race in the division.

James Kirby III has won both feature events, including a 100-lap feature in the Noble Wine & Spirits Thunder Car Division. His father, Jimmy, is currently second in points after winning the championship in 2021.

Dawson West captured a thrilling Vintage Wrench Ford Division race last Saturday. Jared Keller was the winner of the first feature of the year.

The Thunder Roadsters and Midwest Champ Carts are both making their first appearance of the season.

Qualifications are set for 5:30 p.m. Racing starts at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $13, $5 from children between the ages of 6 and 12 and children 5 and under are admitted free.