Return of the Modifieds Highlights Opening Night

ANDERSON – For the 77th consecutive year Anderson Speedway opens a new season Saturday with the return of two full-time divisions.
For the first time since 2003 the Speedway will have a full-time modified division. Modifieds have been racing on a regular basis with touring series making visits, but this year marks the return as a full-time division. Mark Harrison was crowned the last champion in 2003 and a large field of the powerful open-wheel cars is expected this year. The Modified will be competing in a 40-lap feature.
Opening night also marks the return of the Legends as a full-time division. The track has hosted Legends competitors on an annual basis for the Grant Fritz/Greg Dietzen Memorial race. The Legends feature is 25 laps. Madison County resident John Robbins has been crowned a champion four times over the years.
The Ford Crown Vic division returns along with the Thunder Roadsters. Both divisions in 25 lap feature events.
Doug Dugger is the defending Thunder Roadster champion and Noah Allison was the 2023 Ford Division champion.
Qualifying on Saturday is set for 4:30 p.m. with racing at 6 p.m. Adult tickets are $15, $5 for children between the ages of 6 and 12 and free for children under the age of 5.