Chili Bowl Nationals news 2009-05-20

Last Call for Chili Bowl Ticket Renewals Deadline on Friday, May 22 TULSA, Okla. (May 20, 2009) -- Master procrastinators, your time has come as only two days remain to renew tickets for the 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili...

Last Call for Chili Bowl Ticket Renewals
Deadline on Friday, May 22

TULSA, Okla. (May 20, 2009) -- Master procrastinators, your time has come as only two days remain to renew tickets for the 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire at the QuikTrip Center's Tulsa Expo Raceway.

Tickets must be renewed by the close of business on Friday, May 22, lest they be released into the overflowing pool of new orders.

Tickets for all five nights of Midget racing competition atop the 0x00bc-mile indoor clay oval are available for $211, with tickets for four nights (Wednesday through Saturday) just $185 apiece. A $1 per ticket handling charge is applied if paying by credit card.

The 24th edition of the prestigious event that attracts top competitors from all variety of motorsports to Tulsa, OK, each year is set for January 12-16, 2010.

Tickets are available by calling the Chili Bowl ticket office at 918-838-3777 or online at www.chilibowl.com.

The 2008 version of the Chili Bowl drew a record count of 281 competitors with Tennessee's Sammy Swindell capturing an unprecedented fifth Golden Driller trophy.

Swindell is one of just four drivers to earn multiple Chili Bowl triumphs, with Tony Stewart, Cory Kruseman and Dan Boorse each posting two event wins. Another dozen drivers have claimed one Chili Bowl triumph including Damion Gardner, Tim McCreadie, Tracy Hines, Jay Drake, Billy Boat, Donnie Beechler, Andy Hillenburg, Dave Blaney, Lealand McSpadden, Jon Heydenreich, Scott Hatton and Rich Vogler.

Additional information regarding the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire is available by calling 918-838-3777 or at www.chilibowl.com.

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Series Midget
Drivers Tony Stewart , Billy Boat , Donnie Beechler , Andy Hillenburg , Tracy Hines , Sammy Swindell , Cory Kruseman , Jay Drake , Dave Blaney , Damion Gardner , Tim McCreadie , Scott Hatton