Competitors invited to the DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown will enjoy double features on Saturday, December 12, with a chance to win $3,000 over the course of the evening at Millbridge Speedway.
With the shortening of the event to one day of racing with no fans or media in attendance and an invite-only list of competitors due to executive orders, racers will still take part in two features on Saturday.
Each feature race will pay the top three finishers, with $500 going to the winner. There will also be points accumulated throughout the day, with the top points earner taking home $2,000.
Saturday’s card will include a full race day, starting with practice and qualifying. Points will be awarded for qualifying, as drivers will begin their pursuit of the overall DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown crown.
Qualifying will set the lineup for heat races, with the top four cars inverted in each heat. Drivers will then be awarded for their heat race performance via passing points format.
The points standings from qualifying and heats will set the lineup for the first feature race, where the winner will pocket $500, with second and third place winning $200 and $100, respectively. Results from the first feature along with a dice roll will determine the lineup for the nightcap, Four, six or eight cars will be inverted based on the dice roll.
Just like in the first feature, the top three positions will pay $500, $200 and $100 for the second feature. At the conclusion of the second feature, total points accumulated from qualifying, heat races and both main events will determine the overall points champion of the event.
The DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown will be awarded $2,000, with pay going throughout the field. Second place in points will receive $1,250, with third place taking home $1,000.
Due to executive orders from the state of North Carolina, no spectators or media will be allowed for the DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown. A limited number of teams will be participating in the event, on an invitation-only basis. Invited teams are required to submit a list of crew members for approval, and only those individuals will be able to enter the pit gates for the DiaEdge Carolina Midget Showdown.
While fans will not be permitted on the premises, those interested in watching the Carolina Midget Showdown can still do so by purchasing the Speed51.TV pay-per-view broadcast. The broadcast assists Millbridge Speedway in making this event possible without ticket revenue.
Click here to order your video ticket for the Carolina Midget Showdown today. The broadcast will begin at 2 p.m. ET Saturday with practice for the Midget competitors.
-Story by: Zach Evans, Speed51 Content Supervisor – Twitter: @ztevans
-Photo credit: Speed51 Photo