Full Little 500 Lineup Set, Axsom Fastest Again In Final Practice

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The starting field for the 76th Annual Little 500 Presented by UAW has officially been set after Bump Day qualifications on Friday.

A few drivers took the opportunity to improve their qualifying times, including Shane Butler (22nd-17th), Trey Burke (26th-25th) and Jerry Kobza (P33).  Two new entrants also made qualifying runs, Colin Grissom (P28) and John Inman (P34).

76th Annual Little 500 Starting Line-Up

Race teams also took advantage of the final practice session before Saturday night’s Little 500, with 21 teams taking to the track for the one hour, 45-minute session.  Polesitter Emerson Axsom was once again on top of the board with a lap of 11.218.  Shane Hollingsworth, Caleb Armstrong, Logan Seavey and Donnie Adams Jr. rounded out the top-five.

The 76th Annual Little 500 Presented by UAW is tomorrow night, May 25th at 8:00pm.  Grandstand gates open at 3:00 for the Little 500 driver’s meeting, which is open to the public.  Teams will get a warm up session at 4:30, followed by an autograph session at 5:30.  Pre-race is slated to begin at 7:00, with the green flag set to wave at 8:00.

Tickets for the event are still available and are reserved seating only. All tickets are $45 and can be purchased online HERE or at the gate on Saturday.  The race will also be streamed live on DIRTVision.

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