Niebel Classic To Open USSA Campaign
ANDERSON, Ind. — Non-winged sprint car racing will return to Anderson Speedway when the USSA Sprint Car Challenge Series kicks off its inaugural season April 14, 2013.
The USSA Mel Kenyon Midget Series will join the sprint cars on the high banks of Anderson Speedway.
The Glen Niebel Classic Mel Kenyon 100 marks the firsts event for the championship of the United States Speed Ass’n’s new series for non-wing pavement sprint cars. The series uses the car rules of the Pay Less Little 500 and features an open-tire manufacturer rule.
The Glen Niebel Classic is the traditional opener for the pavement sprint car racing in the Midwest and honors legendary sprint car mechanic Glen Niebel.
For the 2013 Niebel Classic the “King of Midgets” Mel Kenyon will serve as the event Grand Marshal.
“The Glen Niebel Classic Mel Kenyon 100 is the perfect opener for our sprint car division, it has the tradition and honors one of the great sprint car mechanics of all time,” said Don Kenyon, president of USSA. Kenyon added, “Having Mel serve as Grand Marshal is just icing on the cake for us.”