Elite Racing Chili Bowl Nationals wrapup

RECAP: 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals The 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals took place on January 12-16, 2010 in Tulsa, Okla., at the Tulsa Expo Raceway where Jason Meyers, driver of the Elite Racing's No. 14 in the World of...

RECAP: 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

The 24th Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals took place on January 12-16, 2010 in Tulsa, Okla., at the Tulsa Expo Raceway where Jason Meyers, driver of the Elite Racing's No. 14 in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, was one of a handful of World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers who fielded a Midget car. Meyers was among one of the favorites competing for the prestigious Golden Driller, the desirable trophy awarded to the Chili Bowl Nationals' A-Main feature winner.

Among the approximately 256 competitors who battled for starting positions in the Chili Bowl Nationals, included some of the best open wheel drivers in both sprint and midget car, as well as top dirt late model, NHRA drag racing and NASCAR. The record Chili Bowl National entry list required four nights of qualifying and preliminary features to shave the field down for the 24 car A-Main field, and poor luck on those nights has kept Meyers from achieving an entry in the Saturday night A-Main finale. His best A-Main finish was sixth, in 2003 with his first Chili Bowl appearance.

"I had the opportunity to climb into a beautifully prepared No. 9 Steve Lewis Spike car powered by Esslinger. Rusty Kunz and Glen Martin put together one of the nicest Midgets I have ever had the opportunity to drive," said Jason Meyers. "The combination of equipment and crew on the No. 9J was a dream come true for me."

-source: elite racing

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Series MIDGET
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