Chili Bowl Tuesday Pre-Qualifier Tickets Available in Advance
TULSA, Okla. (November 24, 2006) -- Race fans finalizing plans for the 21st Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, which takes place at the Tulsa Expo Raceway on January 9-13, 2007, can avoid Tuesday night's Pre-Qualifying event ticket lines by ordering tickets in advance.
Tickets to the Tuesday night Pre-Qualifying card, recently added to accommodate ever increasing car counts and facilitate the efficiency of the three Qualifying events, are available for just $20 per person. Tickets for the Tuesday night Pre-Qualifier, at which seating is open, may be ordered by calling the O'Reilly Chili Bowl ticket office at 918-838-3777.
Advance ticket orders for the Tuesday night Pre-Qualifier must be placed before December 20. There will be no Tuesday night advance ticket sales after that date.
Tickets for the balance of the 21st Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals were sold in four-night ticket packages, with all packages sold upon the June 30 ticket renewal deadline.
A record 260 competitors converged upon Tulsa, OK, for the 20th running of the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in January 2006, with New York's Tim McCreadie pulling off one of the biggest upsets in event history by becoming the first driver from a background outside the open wheel ranks to capture the coveted Golden Driller trophy.
The January 14 victory kicked off a prosperous year for McCreadie, as he went on to capture the 2006 World of Outlaws Late Model series championship.
McCreadie joined a prestigious list of Chili Bowl Nationals winners that includes Sammy Swindell (1998, 1996, 1992 and 1989), Cory Kruseman (2004 and 2000), Dan Boorse (2003 and 1999), Tracy Hines (2005), Tony Stewart (2002), Jay Drake (2001), Billy Boat (1997), Donnie Beechler (1995), Andy Hillenburg (1994), Dave Blaney (1993), Lealand McSpadden (1991), Jon Heydenreich (1990), Scott Hatton (1988) and Rich Vogler (1987).
The 21st edition of the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals will once again attract the top drivers from all variety of motorsports disciplines, including the likes of NASCAR stars Tony Stewart, Kasey Kahne and J.J. Yeley.
The Tuesday night, January 9, Pre-Qualifier event, will be followed by three full Qualifying events on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, with the 21st Annual O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals championship feature events on Saturday, January 13, 2007.
Advance discount pit vouchers for the four nights covering Wednesday through Saturday are available for just $150.
Additional information regarding the O'Reilly Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is available at www.chilibowl.com or by calling 918-838-3777.