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Stewart Friesen Takes $5,000 DIRTcar Nationals Finale, Wight Wins Gator Championship

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2019 – After a breathless week of incredible Super DIRTcar Series action, Stewart Friesen held off Gypsum Racing teammates Larry Wight and Billy Decker to win the 50-lap DIRTcar Nationals finale. On a green-white-checkered finish Friesen almost gave away the victory when he scraped the wall in turns one and two, allowing Wight enough room ...

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THE ‘OK’ CORRAL; Oklahoma natives find 2019 success Sooner rather than later on World of Outlaws tour

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 15, 2019 – There’s something in the water in Oklahoma. At least you might think that when looking at last week’s Sprint Car results from the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park.   Oklahoma natives Daryn Pittman, Shane Stewart and Christopher Bell dominated about a week’s worth of Sprint Car racing in Florida.   – Pittman ...

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Justin Grant Unstoppable In Third Consecutive Vacuworx Qualifying Night Win

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 18, 2019) Wheeling his NOS Energy Drink No. 4a to the pole of Friday’s Vacuworx Qualifying Night, Justin Grant set a feverish pace for 25 non-stop laps to garner his third career preliminary night win in as many years at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. “This one was a ...

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Christopher Bell Fends Off Late Race Challenge For John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night Triumph

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2019) Surviving a myriad of cautions in Thursday John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night, along with a late race challenge from Shane Golobic and C.J. Leary, two-time defending Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire Champion, Christopher Bell locked his iRacing No. 71w into his seventh Saturday A-Feature in as many years. ...

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Rico Rocks It On Hard Rock Casino Qualifying Night at Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 16, 2019) Rico Abreu was the class of the field in Wednesday’s Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire; winning for the fourth time since 2015 aboard the Safelite AutoGlass/Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 97. Asked if he felt his comfort ...

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Kyle Larson Motors To Warren CAT Qualifying Night Win at Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2019) Winning in preliminary night competition for the fifth time at the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, California’s Kyle Larson grabbed the lead on Lap 6 of Tuesday’s Warren CAT Qualifying Night A-Feature then went unchallenged to punch his ticket into his eighth 55 Lap championship event. Chasing Zach ...

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Logan Seavey Perfect On Cummins Qualifying Night at Chili Bowl

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2019) Rolling into Chili Bowl Victory Lane for the first time in his career, California’s Logan Seavey was perfect in the first every Monday Qualifying Night presented by Cummins. Taking advantage of his Heat and Qualifier wins to position the Keith Kunz Motorsports No. 67 on the pole, Seavey led start to finish ...

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Bacon off to Fast Start in 2019 – Locks into Chili Bowl Championship Feature!

Lonnie Wheatley, TULSA, Okla. (January 15, 2019) – Brady Bacon is starting off the 2019 season on a strong note as he raced into Saturday night’s 33rd Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals 55-lap championship by virtue of a runner-up finish in Monday’s opening night of preliminary action. On a rare occasion to race in front of scores of friends ...

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Field For Chili Bowl’s 11th Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions Set

  Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 14, 2019) For the 11th time, a field of some of the best drivers to scatter clay atop the Tulsa Expo Raceway will gather for a showdown on Tuesday night as the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) will go 20 laps for a $2,500 prize. Set to go down among 20 drivers, ...

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NOS® Energy Drink Named Official Energy Drink Of The Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented By General Tire

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 10, 2019) The 33rd edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented By General Tire will be revved higher than normal as NOS Energy Drink has signed on as the “Official Energy Drink of the Chili Bowl”. Introduced in 2005, NOS Energy Drink has been a staple supporter of Motorsports with representation over ...

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Swindell Searching for Sixth Chili Bowl Midget Nationals Title

Inside Line Promotions – GERMANTOWN, Tenn. (Jan. 9, 2019) – There is no more of a decorated driver entering the famed Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals than Sammy Swindell. Swindell has earned the most event victories – five – and the most Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions wins – four – throughout the storied history of the marquee midget ...

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Need To Know: 2019 Chili Bowl Format Explained

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 8, 2019) The countdown to the 33rd annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is nearly complete. Taking place January 14-19, 2019, the melting pot of racing talent set to converge on the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. stands at 355 entries from 33 states and five countries. For ...

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Worth Among Half-Dozen First Time Winners In 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout

(Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 5, 2019) Seven Golden Drillers claimed, and six by first-time winners, the 34th Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout wrapped up Saturday night with California’s Ben Worth leading the charge of first-time winners with his victory in the night’s 55-lap Outlaw A-Feature. Chasing Frank Flud the first five laps, the Driven Midwest No. 81 suddenly stalled ...

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Brad Loyet Set To Take On The Chili Bowl Nationals One Last Time

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 28, 2018) The 33rd Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals Presented by General Tire will be one of mixed emotions for the Loyet family as Brad Loyet will get behind the wheel of the Loyet Landscaping/Vacuworx No. 05 one last time before he hangs up the helmet. Taken out of the seat in February 2018 ...

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Over 300 Entries Readying For 2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 20, 2018) Exceeding 300 entries for the fifth consecutive event, a melting pot of talent is set to converge on Tulsa, Okla. with tens of thousands of fans from all walks of life set to file into the River Spirit Expo Center from nearly every corner of the globe for the 33rd Lucas Oil ...

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T-MEZ Takes Knepper 55

by Don Martin Thomas Meseraull won the Junior Knepper 55 Saturday night at the Southern Illinois Center located in DuQuoin, Illinois.  This USAC sanctioned non-point event continues to grow and be one of the biggest midget races of the year.    The San Jose, California driver Meseraull took advantage when leader and defending event winner Christopher Bell dropped out with mechanical ...

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