Chili Bowl news 2005-09-08

Time Running Out for Four-Night O'Reilly Chili Bowl Tickets TULSA, Okla. (September 8, 2005) -- As the 2005 racing season enters the stretch drive, preparations are already well under way for the 20th Anniversary of the O'Reilly Chili Bowl...

Time Running Out for Four-Night O'Reilly Chili Bowl Tickets

TULSA, Okla. (September 8, 2005) -- As the 2005 racing season enters the stretch drive, preparations are already well under way for the 20th Anniversary of the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, to be held at Tulsa Expo Raceway on January 11-14, 2006.

And the clock is ticking for race fans that haven't renewed their four-day tickets yet. Four-day ticket renewals must be received by Tuesday, September 20, to retain last year's tickets. While renewals continue, new four-day ticket orders continue to flood the ticket office at record pace.

New orders will continue to be taken until three-day tickets go on sale October 11.Four-day tickets are just $139. Holders of four-day tickets will also receive a free grandstand pass for the Tuesday, January 10, practice session. Three-day tickets, if available, will be $118.

Four-night ticket renewals as well new ticket orders may be submitted at any time via the secure, on-line site at www.chilibowl.com, or by calling the ticket office at 918-838-3777.

Top drivers from all variety of racing disciplines, including NASCAR, Sprint Cars, Midgets, Late Models, NHRA and others annually flock to Tulsa, OK, for the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. The 2005 edition of the indoor winter racing classic attracted a record 249 entries from 27 different states as well as New Zealand and Australia. Indiana's Tracy Hines joined the prestigious list of O'Reilly Chili Bowl winners this past January as he gave the Wilke-Pak Motorsports team its first Golden Driller trophy. Sammy Swindell has topped the indoor classic on four occasions, with Cory Kruseman and Dan Boorse each claiming two wins. Drivers with one Chili Bowl crown to their credit include Tony Stewart, Jay Drake, Billy Boat, Donnie Beechler, Andy Hillenburg, Dave Blaney, Lealand McSpadden, Johnny Heydenreich, Scott Hatton and Rich Vogler.

Additional information regarding the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is available at www.chilibowl.com.

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Series Midget
Drivers Tony Stewart , Billy Boat , Donnie Beechler , Tracy Hines , Sammy Swindell , Cory Kruseman , Jay Drake , Dave Blaney