Sports and Outdoors

Friday, September 2, 2011

"Night of Thrills" planned Saturday at Anderson Speedway

ANDERSON, Ind. – One of the newest Labor Day traditions at Anderson Speedway will be showcased on Saturday, Sept. 3, with the "Night of Thrills" presented by the U.S. Air Force.

Events to be featured will include IOFS Outlaw figure 8’s, school bus figure 8’s, culver’s trailer race, cork screw race, backwards race along with front-wheel drives on the Oval and Figure 8.

Chris Teepe sits atop the front wheel drive figure 8 point standings. He leads Elliott McKinney by 119 markers with Donnie Ellis Jr. in third position. Harry Lashure and Trevin Henson complete the top five.

Other events on the schedule include the Culver’s Trailer Race, the Backwards Race and the Cork Screw Race.

Spectator gates open at 5 p.m., with the races beginning at 8 p.m.. Admission is $12 for adults and $4 for children ages 6-12. Children five and under get in free.

For additional information on Anderson Speedway, visit or call 765-642-0206.

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