TULSA, Okla. - The Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions goes into its ninth year with a field of 20 former VIROC winners, Owner Champion choices, and Chili Bowl Driver champions set for the 20 lap shootout. Normally a $2,500 to win event for these select drivers, this year's will bring an added bonus to the […]

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While there are some race fans who may choose to twiddle their thumbs until late February waiting for the majesty of the top levels of racing in the nation to return, the short track hardcore know that there is no such excuse. With tracks opening their gates in both the deep Southeast and desert Southwest, […]

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Dirt Modified teams and fans are always faced with some of the most rigorous seasons in all of short track racing, with 2017 shaping up to be more of the same. Whether it’s the Big-Block thunder of the Northeast or Open-Wheel lightning of the Midwest and Southeast, we take a look at how the upcoming […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- The first round of Qualifying Nights for the 2017 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire have been released.   An event where there is no such thing as an easy night, the list of entries stands at 358 spread across four nights of qualifying from January 10-13 with only […]

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While most drivers on the Super DIRTcar Series are taking time off before rising this February to race again at the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park , Larry Wight is taking the time to prepare for another one of the great winter racing events. Wight has entered the 31st running of the Chili Bow […]

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The 31st Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals attracts drivers from different disciplines of racing all over the world.  Most of them have some experience in the open-wheeled Midgets, while some do not.  Jonathan Davenport is a highly decorated Dirt Late Model racer, but he has never turned a lap in a Midget.  However, "Superman" is now entered […]

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TULSA, Okla. -- The chill in the air may signal the coming of Christmas for some, but for the world of dirt track racing, that means the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is right around the corner.   Happening January 10-14, 2017 inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. […]

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This past August, Bryan Clauson announced what he is calling the “Circular Insanity Tour.”  He has come up with a schedule consisting of 200 races that he will attempt throughout the 2016 year.  One of the biggest races on that schedule is the Chili Bowl Nationals.  Clauson, a former winner of the event, took home […]

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In 2015 the sell-out crowd at the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma chanted “Rico! Rico! Rico!” as loud as they possibly could after Rico Abreu won the Chili Bowl Nationals.  One year later, the sell-out crowd at the expo center was doing the exact same thing after Abreu took the checkered flag to […]

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