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Grant Wins One For Clauson
Saturday, 14 Jan, 2017 – 9:01 | Comments Off on Grant Wins One For Clauson
Grant Wins One For Clauson

The final session of qualifying for the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals was filled with emotion, as Justin Grant visited Victory Lane for the first time in a Clauson-Marshall car one year after Bryan Clauson took his final checkered flag at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
“I’m not going to say I’m carrying on (Clauson’s) legacy […]

Oklahoma’s Bell Strikes At Chili Bowl
Friday, 13 Jan, 2017 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Oklahoma’s Bell Strikes At Chili Bowl
Oklahoma’s Bell Strikes At Chili Bowl

Oklahoma favorite son Christopher Bell locked into his fourth Saturday A-Feature championship spot with a victory in Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying Night prelim during the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals at Tulsa Expo Raceway.
“I’ve been coming to the Chili Bowl for a long time. Growing up here in Oklahoma, this is the […]

Prock To Make Forceful Return
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2017 – 19:14 | Comments Off on Prock To Make Forceful Return
Prock To Make Forceful Return

Funny Car icon John Force will chase a record 17th NHRA world championship in 2017 with crew chief Jimmy Prock calling the shots following his prodigal return to John Force Racing after a two-year stint with archrival Don Schumacher Racing.
Prock, who tuned Force to the 2013 NHRA world title, will join co-crew chief Chris Cunningham […]

Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2017 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night
Berryhill Tops Chili Bowl Qualifying Night

California’s Travis Berryhill solidified his spot in Saturday’s championship feature event with a win in Wednesday night’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa Qualifying Night at the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals.
The 42nd different preliminary night winner in Chili Bowl history, Berryhill was chased to the line by fellow-Californians Jake Swanson and Colby Copeland. All three […]

INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 18:04 | Comments Off on INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing
INDYCAR Big On Midget Racing

INDYCAR is reaching back to its racing roots this week, sponsoring 10 drivers via a contingency award program during the 31st annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
Team INDYCAR’s 10 drivers will compete in the famed off-season event that attracts hundreds of racers ranging from weekly short-track regulars and legends to INDYCAR and NASCAR […]

Courtney Opens Chili Bowl With Win
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2017 – 8:12 | One Comment
Courtney Opens Chili Bowl With Win

Indiana’s Tyler Courtney spent Tuesday morning unveiling the Driven2SaveLives program in honor of the late Bryan Clauson. Courtney then spent the evening driving like his friend, guiding the Clauson-Marshall Racing No. 7BC to his first preliminary A-Feature win during opening night of the 31st annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Okla.
“Two words. Parked […]

Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
Tuesday, 3 Jan, 2017 – 20:50 | Comments Off on Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl
Midgets’ Big Boys Line Up For Chili Bowl

A record 358 entries have been filed for the 31st edition of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, the annual “Mecca of Midgets” in Tulsa, Okla.
That number could grow, as entries for the Jan. 10-14 event inside the River Spirit Expo Center will be accepted until the final preliminary night on […]

Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2016 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy
Enders, Elite Going Back To Chevy

Multiple NHRA Pro Stock world champions Jeg Coughlin Jr. and Erica Enders have rejoined the Bowtie Brigade.
Elite Motorsports team-owner Richard Freeman announced at the Performance Racing Industry Show in Indianapolis that Coughlin and Enders will compete for the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series Pro Stock crown in a pair of RJ Racecars-built Chevrolet Camaros.
The […]

Kalitta Shakes Up Driver Lineup
Tuesday, 6 Dec, 2016 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Kalitta Shakes Up Driver Lineup
Kalitta Shakes Up Driver Lineup

Kalitta Motorsports has acted in-house to fill the Funny Car vacancy created by the unexpected departure of 2015 NHRA world champion Del Worsham.
Top Fuel regular J.R. Todd will drive the DHL Toyota Camry during the 2017 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Meanwhile, Troy Coughlin Jr.’s previously announced part-time/sixth team schedule has been upgraded […]

Monster Energy Replaces Sprint
Thursday, 1 Dec, 2016 – 17:12 | Comments Off on Monster Energy Replaces Sprint
Monster Energy Replaces Sprint

NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]