SPEED SPORT CHALLENGE: King Kinser Named Millbridge Grand Marshal

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SALISBURY, N.C. — official release — Adam Fenwick photo — The greatest sprint car racer of all time, Steve Kinser, will be the grand marshal for the May 21 SPEED SPORT Challenge open outlaw kart race at Millbridge Speedway.

Kinser, the 20-time World of Outlaws champion and National Sprint Car Hall of Fame inductee, will also sign autographs prior to the event.

While Kinser will be a guest of honor, four-time Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals champion Kevin Swindell is the latest entry for the race. Swindell practiced at the sixth-mile dirt track May 13 and competed in the following night’s racing program.

Swindell joins other noted entries, which include J.J. Yeley, Tyler Reddick, Joey Saldana, Paul McMahan, Rico Abreu, Tanner Thorson and Jimmy Elledge.

With more entries expected, 58 drivers are currently entered in the open outlaw kart class. Four other divisions of outlaw kart racing are also on the card.

An open practice will be held for all divisions from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on May 20, while gates will open at 3 p.m. for the May 21 race with engine warm up scheduled for 6:10 p.m. and hot laps at 6:45 p.m.

SPEED SPORT TV crews will tape the SPEED SPORT Challenge for broadcast June 5 at 8 p.m. on MAVTV.

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