Almost 300 young racers from across America are flocking to London this week at the Madison County Fairgrounds for the Quarter Midget Eastern Grands.
The speedsters, as young as five and as old as 16, start practicing this week Tuesday and Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
An opening ceremony will be held Wednesday at 8 a.m.
The competition starts Thursday with heat races and lower mains at 9 a.m. ending at 6 p.m. Friday the a-mains will race from 9 a.m. to 5 or 6 p.m.
Then the kids will head off to Indianapolis for more racing Saturday and Sunday. Fairgrounds Director Bob Richardson, a racing enthusiast himself encourages people to come watch for free.
“If you come down and see, you’ll be impressed,” he said.