Late Models, Legends top Anderson’s racing card

ANDERSON – There will be lots of mixed emotions when the Legends Division compete in the Fritz/Dietzen Memorial Race at Anderson Speedway.

During the past few weeks long-time competitor Marty Griffith passed away and after a long illness Larry Fritz, an early promoter of the division died.

Zack Miller has dominated the Fritz/Dietzen Memorial in recent years with four consecutive victories and is expected to be in competition along with his brother, Ryan.

The race is 50 laps divided into two 25 lap segments.

The Champion Racing Association’s Sportsman Late Models will be competing in a 100-lap feature event.

It is the championship event in the Triple Crown Series. The event pays $2,000 to win.

Zachary Tinkle, the current point leader in the McGunegill Engine Performance Late Models at Anderson Speedway, won the first Triple Crown event at Mt. Lawn Speedway. The second race was canceled by rain at Baer Field Motorsports Park.

Winners in the CRA Sportsman Late Models this year include Austin Coe and Justin Alsip.

Joining the racing action is the CRS Super Trucks for a 50 lap feature event in their final appearance of the year and the PGG Enterprise Thunder Cars.

Dustin Sapp with multiple wins this year leads the point standings over Dylan Hoppes and Ron Phipps.

Qualifying is set for 6 p.m. and racing action at 7:30 p.m. Adult tickets are $12 and $4 for children between the ages of 6 and 12 is $4. Children under the age of 6 are admitted free.