Thursday Thunder opens 2007 season

Tue, 06/05/2007 - 2:38pm
By: The Citizen

Atlanta Motor Speedway’s 10th Anniversary season of Thursday Thunder opened with a record-high 113 competitors vying to make their mark early in the season in hopes of capturing a coveted championship title. Papa John’s Pizza Opening Night featured a New Year’s Eve theme with an entertaining backwards junker car race during intermission.

Local drivers who finished well were:

• Fuddrucker’s Semi-Pro - Jonathan Chandler, Fayetteville, 10th; Tina Johnson, Senoia, 16th,

• Zaxby’s Bandits - Matt Dooley, Brooks, 11th

• Curry’s Collision Center Chargers - Leslie Cash, Brooks, 9th; Tyler Armstrong, Fayetteville, 11th

• Back Yard Burgers Roadsters - Ed Clark, Peachtree City, 3rd

• Greencastle Dental Young Guns - Jake Armstrong, Fayetteville, 11th

• Tanger Outlet Center Masters - Ed Clark, Peachtree City, 8th; Steve Fessler, Tyrone, 12th

• Adenalin Powersports Pro - Billy Fulson, Brooks, 8th

Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Thursday Thunder will return on June 7 for the second of 10 weeks of Legends, Bandolero and Thunder Roadster racing. Next week will feature Gresham & Associates Disco night showcasing the always amusing kids candy and coin scramble.

For more information about Legends racing, call Legends of Georgia director Pete Horne at 770-707-2977 or visit

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