Behind the Scenes with Gary Mong

Behind the Scenes with Gary Mong

Position at Anderson Speedway?

Vice President of Marketing since May of 2016. Started flagging at the track in August of 2008.

Favorite Race at Anderson Speedway?

Pay Less Little 500 presented by UAW

Favorite Track Concession Food?

Breaded Tenderloin

Interesting Fact

Gary worked at Marsh Supermarkets for 37 years before coming to Anderson Speedway full time.

Gary’s Anderson Speedway Fun Fact

Gary has been coming to Anderson Speedway for 59 years. Gary’s parents attended the first race at then Sun Valley Speedway in July 1948.

Have you ever dropped a flag as a flagman?

He has never dropped a flag, but he did leave the checkered flag on the wall after a victory lane photo once. Luckily, he was quickly able to retrieve it during the Naskart Race.

Favorite Type of Racecar?

Stock Figure 8’s

Favorite Memory?

Having the privilege of flagging the 2017 Little 500 that included the quickest Little 500 field in history with Tony Stewart and Ken Schrader competing in it.

Favorite Part of the Job?

Interaction with the sponsorship partners, crews, and fans.

Favorite Goods Ice Cream Flavor?

His favorite flavor is Strawberry.

Interested in sponsoring at Anderson Speedway? Contact Gary at