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Season finale this Sunday at Mt. Lawn

By RICK SWEIGART of Mt. Lawn Speedway -

Mt. Lawn Speedway hosts its final race program of the 2018 season Sunday, highlighted by Doc’s Golf Carts 1-hour Factory Stock FWD Enduro. Van Hoy Oil Thunder Cars, Adams Enterprises Pro Compacts, and Factory Stock FWD Compacts also will be on the program with season point championships on the line.

Big Wheel races and the Citizen’s State Bank nickel scramble for kids ages three to eight will be conducted on the track after qualifications. A photo and autograph session with the drivers and their cars on the track will follow. Thompson Insurance Street Drags also will be on the program.

The Enduro race will be an hour-long race with the driver completing the most laps declared the winner. The race will have no yellow flags and time will be kept for green flag conditions only. The race may be red flagged and stopped under certain conditions.

In the Van Hoy Oil Thunder Car division, Ronnie Rose of Anderson has a six-point lead over David McConnell of Shirley with Kevin Rabinstine of Muncie ten points behind McConnell in third.

In the Adams Enterprises Pro Compact division, Terry Neal has the top spot locked up with a 41-point lead over Mark Jennings of Richmond. Brian Slavey of New Castle is five points behind Jennings.

The Factory Stock Compact division has Alex Abbott of New Castle leading by 18 points over Justin Mefford of Knightstown and Jeff Marlow of New Castle is 31 points behind Mefford.

Ticket price is $10 with children 12 and under admitted free of charge. Any rainchecks from the two rained out Bob Fields Memorial races will be honored.

The grandstand gate and qualifications open at 2 p.m., with Big Wheel races starting after qualifications at approximately 3:15. Racing begins at 4:30 p.m. A complete schedule of events can be found on the Mt. Lawn website www.mtlawn.com.

Mt. Lawn Speedway is located at 1494 S CR 400 W, five miles west of New Castle.