Chili Bowl Lap Sponsors up ante

TULSA, Okla. (December 16, 2004) -- Another $6,500 has been added to the 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals feature purse as various representatives throughout the racing industry have purchased laps in the 50 lap finale. Each lap of the...

TULSA, Okla. (December 16, 2004) -- Another $6,500 has been added to the 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals feature purse as various representatives throughout the racing industry have purchased laps in the 50 lap finale.

Each lap of the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals main event on Saturday night, January 8, will offer $100 in lap money. Half of that total will go to the lap's leader, with $30 going to second and $20 to third.

The traditional Weld Racing Midway bonus, on lap 25, will continue to be worth $1,500. Two different sponsors also anted up $100 each for lap 20, bringing the lap money total to $6,500.

A complete list of the lap sponsors for the 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals is available at www.chilibowl.com/lapsponsors05.asp.

The 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals, the Super Bowl of auto racing, takes place January 5-8, 2005, inside the spacious Tulsa Expo Center in Tulsa, OK. More than 200 entries have already been received for the event, including top racers such as Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne, Steve Kinser, J.J. Yeley and defending race winner Cory Kruseman.

A limited supply of tickets remains for the Wednesday and Thursday night qualifiers, with only pit vouchers available for the Friday qualifier and Saturday's finale. Four night passes to the "Pit Stop Caf0x00e9", which is affixed to the east end of the Tulsa Expo Center, are also available for just $104.

Additional information regarding the 19th Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Nationals is available at www.chilibowl.com or by calling 918-838-3777.

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Series Midget
Drivers Tony Stewart , Kasey Kahne , Steve Kinser , J.J. Yeley , Cory Kruseman