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Sportsdrome Speedway Van Meter Takes Checkered Flag

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Sportsdrome Speedway Indianapolis’ Eddie Van Meter took the first leg of the World Figure 8 Tour on Sunday night.

Van Meter won the 74-lap Outlaw Figure 8 feature at Sportsdrome Speedway on its opening night of the 2020 season.

Van Meter outlasted Artie Ware, Jesse Tunny, Chris Harmon and Calvin Crain to take the checkered flag. Ben Tunny, the fastest qualifier, finished sixth.

Meanwhile, Katie Shelton won the Ford Powder Puff Division.

In the Ford Oval Division, Paul Hartlage set the pace as the fastest qualifier. Aaron Schott won the 25-lap A feature for the odd qualifiers while Jamie Bierman took first in the 25-lap A feature for even qualifiers. Allan Williams took the checkered flag in the 15-lap B feature.

In the Ford Figure 8 Division, Robbie Greenwell outlasted the 24-car field in the 25-lap feature.

Racing, which remains spectator-free, returns to Sportsdrome on Saturday.

News and Tribune| June 2nd