USSA: Mel Kenyon Midget Series Slate Set for 2016; New Sanction for Anderson’s Little 500

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LEBANON, Ind. – official series release —

The first battle for the championship in the USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series will take place at Anderson Speedway on April 2, 2016.

Anderson will be joined on the USSA 2016 Racing Schedule by the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome, Columbus Motor Speedway, Sportsdrome Speedway and US 24 Speedway. The season consists of 19 races between April and October.

In addition to the Mel Kenyon Midget Series races in 2016, the United States Speed Association will sanction Anderson Speedway’s 68th Pay Less Little 500. The 68th running of the sprint car classic will be held on May 29, with qualifying on May 27 and Bump day on May 28.

The Mel Kenyon Midget Series will be making its first trip to Columbus Motor Speedway on April 23. July 2 will mark the series inaugural visit to Jeffersonville’s Sportsdrome Speedway.

The high banks of Anderson Speedway will host the series for six events in 2016. The drivers will see is they can break USSA’s pavement track margin of victory record of 0.004 seconds on April 2, May 25, June 11, July 9, Aug. 6 and Oct. 8.

Fans at the Lincoln Tech Indianapolis Speedrome will be treat to five 50 lap features at the historic racing facility on Indy’s east side. The Mel Kenyon Midget Series drivers will test themselves and their competitors on the fifth-mile oval April 30, May 21, June 25, July 30, Aug. 13 and Sept. 3.

The dirt bullring at US 24 Speedway will challenge the drivers’ dirt racing skills on five different Saturdays. The Mel Kenyon Midget Series will visit US 24 on May 7, May 14, June 4, Aug. 20 and Sept. 17.

CREDIT: United States Speed Association

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