From Anderson Speedway
ANDERSON, Ind. (November 24, 2010) – Anderson Speedway officials announced today that Must See Racing has again been named the Official Sanctioning Organization for the 63rd Pay Less Little 500 to be held on Saturday, May 28, 2011.
“We are excited to have Must See Racing on board again for this great event” said Rick Dawson, President of Anderson Speedway. “This association will continue to bring more exposure and prestige to what many consider to be the nation’s best asphalt sprint car event. Last year we had 48 sprint cars and was the fastest field in the history of the Pay Less Little 500.”
Must See Racing and the Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series are organizations founded and managed by Jim Hanks, with headquarters in Holly, MI. Founded in 2007, Must See Racing has been involved in the production and broadcasts of sprint car events, both winged and non-winged over the past three years, including the 2009 and 2010 Pay Less Little 500’s. These tape delayed broadcasts have been available to over 90 million households across the United States and millions more across the world.
“We are very proud of our relationship with Anderson Speedway and the opportunity to associate our name with the most prestigious sprint car race in the country” said Jim Hanks, President of Must See Racing. “We intend to enhance the excitement of this event and assist the Speedway in continuing the rich tradition and professionalism of this race.”
As in the past, officiating the race will continue to be under Anderson Speedway control. The format of the Pay Less Little 500 is unique to Sprint Car racing. The starting grid is comprised of thirty-three cars in 11 rows of three, charging to the green flag. Two mandatory pits stops are required during the challenging 500-lap event. Billed as the most entertaining event in auto racing, fans will be filled with anticipation in the most exciting start to a racing event.
Pay Less Little 500 week will be similar to the 2010 schedule with a 60 lap Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series winged sprint race on Wednesday night, May 25. There will again be two days of qualifying on Thursday and Friday for the 63rd running of the Pay Less Little 500 on Saturday, May 28th. Many of the nations top drivers have already committed to participate in the event.
“The event promotion and our top quality television production, with announcers Rick Benjamin ,Tom Bigelow and Dave Argabright , will be what race fans have viewed on our television programming in the past, first class wheel to wheel excitement.” says Jim Hanks. “In addition to the Pay Less Little 500 we will also televise the Must See Racing Xtreme Sprint Series Event on May 26th at Anderson Speedway plus 10-12 additional MSRXSS events through out the 2011 racing season.”