Kyle Larson won 46 races on the dirt last year, including his breakthrough Chili Bowl Nationals win to kick off the year.  After a weeklong affair at the River Spirit Expo Center, “Yung Money” picked up where he left off in 2020 with his second consecutive Chili Bowl triumph in the 35th annual running of […]

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Friday night’s qualifying night at the Chili Bowl Nationals had the biggest share of storylines all week.  Two drivers ran the alphabet soup and posted top-five finishes, and an underdog nearly pulled off an upset after a last-second deal highlighted the final preliminary night in Tulsa, OK.   After coming up short one year ago, […]

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Christopher Bell has been nearly unstoppable at the Chili Bowl Nationals ever since he took his first Golden Driller in 2017.  That success has carried over to 2021 once again, as he continued his perfect week with his sixth straight Thursday night preliminary A-Main win, the longest active prelim night winning streak at the event. […]

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About 24 hours after his VIROC race ended with a big tumble on the backstretch, Rico Abreu returned to form with yet another Wednesday night preliminary A-Main triumph at the Chili Bowl Nationals.  It marked the fourth straight Wednesday night prelim win and the sixth in seven years for the two-time Chili Bowl champion, who […]

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Drivers who take part in the Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions (VIROC) each year tend to avoid competing on the Tuesday preliminary night due to the extra strain the invitational causes on equipment and the quick turnaround for that night’s A-Main.  However, that hasn’t stopped Kyle Larson over the years.   “Yung Money” kicked off […]

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Cannon McIntosh became the breakout star of the 2020 Chili Bowl Nationals by winning his preliminary night A-Main and finishing third in the main event. One year later, the now 18 year old has cemented himself as “Mr. Monday” with his second consecutive Monday night triumph.   The native of nearby Bixby, OK took the […]

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Mooresville, NC — Rowdy Energy, the enhanced hydration formula energy drink created by two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch, announced today that it will partner with Pit Pay, the only mobile pit pass app for the motorsports industry, to be co-primary sponsors for two-time Chili Bowl champion Rico Abreu’s entry in this year’s Chili […]

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After winning the Keith Kunz Giveback Classic at Millbridge Speedway in November, Brian Carber declined the free Chili Bowl ride from Kunz and opted for the $15,000 to help with his race program back in Pennsylvania.  After receiving fan support from around the country since his triumph, he will be making the trip to Tulsa, […]

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TULSA, Okla. – Wrapping up the 36th edition of the Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout with six first time winners, and one taking a second for good measure, one Golden Driller, drivers from Arizona, California, Illinois, Iowa, Oklahoma, and Pennsylvania each earned victories.   Three leaders in pursuit of the title of overall champion in the […]

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Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (January 1, 2021) With 257 races now added to the history books, the 36th annual Lucas Oil Tulsa Shootout has only 39 rounds of action remaining with B-Features and Last Chance Qualifiers making up 32 of those races before the seven championship events.   Rolling through Friday’s action, 17 drivers […]

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