MAVTV Returns to Televise 2018 SRL Winter Showdown

January 9, 2018 • App, Archives, Late Models, Region - National, Region - West, Ticker

Bakersfield, CA — MAVTV and Lucas Oil Productions will be on hand to once again to nationally televise the upcoming “Winter Showdown” at Kern County Raceway in Bakersfield, California.


The $150,000.00 Winter Showdown for Super Late Models/Tour Cars is billed as the “Nation’s Richest Short Track Race,” with top drivers from throughout North America already entered in the February 2nd and 3rd event.  The two-day event will also feature the Late Models and Super Stocks for the first time.


“We’re happy to have the opportunity to be part of the Winter Showdown once again and showcase this great event on MAVTV,” stated MAVTV Director of Programming, Jason Patison.  “The Winter Showdown has quickly become a premier event for short track racing and we’re proud to be part of it.”


The Winter Showdown will air on a taped delayed basis, with the airdates of the “Winter Showdown 300” to be announced at a later date.


“In only four years the Winter Showdown has become a crown jewel of Super Late Model racing and one of the biggest events of Short Track Racing in America,” said Bob Dillner, commentator for MAVTV and owner of  “This year’s event is going to be the biggest yet with so much on the line.  We are excited to bring the action of the Winter Showdown to fans across the globe in this tape-delayed broadcast on MAVTV.”


Owned and operated by Lucas Oil Products, MAVTV is a television network with its roots deep in the automotive world.  With an unparalleled line-up of motorsports events and exclusive automotive reality shows, MAVTV is the answer for motorheads from all walks of life.


The 2018 Winter Showdown weekend will be headlined by the Saturday afternoon, February 3rd $30,000 to win “Winter Showdown 300” for Super Late Models.  Friday, February 2nd will feature Super Late Model Qualifying, along with the Super Stocks, Late Models and Winter Showdown Last Chance Qualifier.


For more event information, go to the “Winter Showdown” icon at


-SRL Press Release

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