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PAVEMENT, DIRT USAC SPRINT TRADITIONS CONTINUE AT ANDERSON & TERRE HAUTE WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY USAC National Sprint racing tradition continues with back-to-back pavement and dirt track events in central Indiana next Wednesday...

PAVEMENT, DIRT USAC SPRINT TRADITIONS CONTINUE AT ANDERSON & TERRE HAUTE WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY

USAC National Sprint racing tradition continues with back-to-back pavement and dirt track events in central Indiana next Wednesday and Thursday.

The 9th Annual Banjo "Glen Niebel Classic" is Wednesday night at Anderson Speedway. A 50-lap feature is on tap, serving as a prelude to Saturday night's 60th PayLess "Little 500" at the 1/4-mile paved oval.

Thursday night's race at the Terre Haute Action Track is the 38th First Financial "Tony Hulman Classic" presented by Budweiser. A 30-lap feature event completes the action on the 1/2-mile dirt oval.

Defending National Sprint Champion Levi Jones is the defending champion of the "Glen Niebel Classic" and the current series point leader. Other former winners are Eric Gordon, Derek Davidson, Tracy Hines, Aaron Pierce, Jay Drake, Dave Steele and Dave Darland. No driver has won the race more than once!

Jon Stanbrough won last year's "Tony Hulman Classic," one of 29 drivers who have won the classic in its 38 years. The former winners of the race form a veritable "who's-who" of the sport of Sprint racing.

Jones' point lead will be in jeopardy as he holds a slim three-point lead over youngster Brady Bacon. Jones' Tony Stewart Racing teammate, Tracy Hines, ranks third, only one point behind Bacon after winning last Saturday night's 30-lap feature at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio.

-credit: usac

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Series USAC
Drivers Tony Stewart , Dave Darland , Tracy Hines , Dave Steele , Jay Drake , Eric Gordon , Levi Jones , Aaron Pierce , Jon Stanbrough