22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals and Where They Come From TULSA, Okla. (January 5, 2008) -- Distance is no object. Nor are any supposed travel concerns. Perpetually over-inflated fuel prices be damned. There is no stopping those intent...
22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals and Where They Come From
TULSA, Okla. (January 5, 2008) -- Distance is no object. Nor are any supposed travel concerns. Perpetually over-inflated fuel prices be damned.
There is no stopping those intent upon reaching Tulsa, OK, each January, as is evidenced by the 285 entries for the 22nd Annual Dodge Chili Bowl Nationals, set to unfold atop the 0x00bc-mile Tulsa Expo Raceway clay oval inside the QuikTrip Center next week, January 8-12.
Entries have been filed from all corners of the country and beyond, with 29 states as well as Canada and Australia represented.
A nomadic sort by nature, drivers are listed by state according to what was listed as the hometown on their entry forms, which may in some cases differ from their original hometown and state.
The states and their representatives are as follows:
Arizona (12) -- Terry Goodwin (2g), Shon Deskins (5s), Jerry Coons, Jr. (11), Nathan High (12jr), Stevie Sussex (21az), Chad Boat (30), Bob Ream, Jr. (34), Ron Shuman (37T), Casey Shuman (37x), Mike Leslie (42), J.J. Yeley (47x), R.J. Johnson (51)
Arkansas (4) -- Rafe Essary (6e), Larry Campbell (31c), Derek Hagar (52d), Kurt Blackaby (83).
California (65) -- Darrin Bolton (XX), Dennis Rodriguez (1d), Steve Davis (2d), Chris Rahe (3c), Danny Ebberts (5e), Greg Bragg (05b), P.J. Jones (05J), Blake Miller (7r), Shannon McQueen (7s), Randi Pankratz (8), Bud Kaeding (8x), Cameron Beard (9b), Mason Moore (10m), T.J. Smith (10T), Shane Golobic (10w), Doug DeWitt (11d), Stan Yockey (11T), Travis Berryhill (11z), Rick Hendrix (12h), Tyler Walker (13), Matt Streeter (14jr), David Prickett (15n), Kevin Morris (17k), Justin Grant (17T), Floyd Alvis (18), Troy Rutherford (19s), Mike Spencer (19w), C.J. Sarna (20c), John Sarna (20s), Ryan Kaplan (21k), Austin Mero (25m), Glenn Carson (26), Doug Nunes (27c), Kyle Larson (27d), Nathan Smith (28), Darren Hagen (32), Kirk Kubik (32k), Austin Smith (33s), Scott Pierovich (35p), Matt Mitchell (37), Tyler Brown (37b), Colby Copeland (37c), Jason Meyers (39T), Gary Scelzi (41), Cory Kruseman (47), Brad Sweet (49e), Bobby Michnowicz (49JR), Jeff Griffin (50J), Brent Camarillo (51c), Danny Sheridan (51s), Cole Peard (58), Brett Miller (64), Garrett Hansen (70), Cole Whitt (71), Jason Leffler (71k), Josh Ford (73), Josh Wise (75), Joey Fabozzi (84), Johnny Rodriguez (87), Johnathon Henry (88), Alan Ballard (97a), David Cardey (97b), Robby Josett (99J), Thomas Meseraull (132), Brian Camarillo (175).
Colorado (8) -- Steve Newman (11s), Chris Sheil (14s), Tony Rossi (14T), Billy Mentgen (17x), Scott Fennell (33x), Brent Rees (87d), Dave Scroggs (98d), Kyle Rayburn (99k).
Connecticut (1) -- Kelly Ferrell (10F).
Georgia (1) -- Mark Bush (2).
Illinois (29) -- Joey Moughan (2m), Kevin Olson (4ko), Zach Daum (5d), Patrick Bruns (5x), Austin Brown (7a), Dan Mecum (8m), Jay Mounce (12m), Tim Siner (15), Chris Windom (17), Kenny Brown (17b), Levi Jones (20J), Lee Beckwith (21s), Derrick Myers (25x), Donnie Lehmann (31), Davey Ray (33), Jeff Davis (d33), Mat Neely (35), Tyler Robbins (35T), Don Hammer (45), Daniel Adler (50), Mike Hess (51), Nick Knepper (55k), Bubba Altig (67a), A.J. Fike (69), David Gough (75x), Kellen Conover (76), Justin Allgaier (86), Dave Camfield, Jr. (86c), Rich Camfield (87c).
Indiana (33) -- Don O'Keefe, Jr. (0K), Shane Cottle (1ST), Brady Short (2B), Bobby East (4E), Jon Stanbrough (05S), Critter Malone (7), Dakoda Armstrong (7D), Anthony Peterman (7P), Jason Holt (8J), Joey Saldana (9), Dave Darland (9X), Russ Harper (09), Billy Wease (12W), Tony Stewart (20), Tracy Hines (21), Danny Stratton (21A), Jimmy Light (23J), Chris Coers (33A), Randy Hannagan (39R), Jeff Bland, Jr. (43), Johnny Heydenreich (57B), Rex Norris Iii (63N), Kyle Robbins (63R), Bryan Clauson (67), Jonathan Hendrick (68), Cruz Pedregon (71C), Damion Gardner (71G), Brad Kuhn (71X), Blake Fitzpatrick (73I), Shane Hollingsworth (85), Brandon Wagner (92), Caleb Armstrong (97K), Brent Beauchamp (112).
Iowa (3) -- Josh Most (6c), Jody Rosenboom (6x), Terry McCarl (11).
Kansas (7) -- Scott Crystal (1b), Chad McDaniel (1c), Joe Cleveland (11c), Garrett Hood (11h), Rick England (12c), Garry Lee Maier (73s), Andrew Deal (75d).
Minnesota (1) -- Scott Winters (23w).
Mississippi (1) -- Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. (97).
Missouri (17) -- Jesse Stovall (00s), Hunter Schuerenberg (1h), Tony Roney (1T), Robby Ross (4R), Bill Allen (5a), Joey Montgomery (5c), Brad Loyet (05), Danny Lasoski (05L), Joe Boyles (7b), Doug Frye (7c), Eric Todd (7T), Will Pierce (10T), Steve Stroud (21x), Jesse Hockett (29L), Joe Walker (37J), Andrew Felker (73F), Todd McVay (89JR).
North Carolina (1) -- Brandon Knupp (15k).
North Dakota (1) -- Lee Grosz (31L).
Nebraska (5) -- Trish Dover (6p), Tadd Holliman (23), Jack Dover (53), Don Droud, Jr. (71), Ryan Durst (191).
New Jersey (3) -- Frank Polimeda (44F), Billy Pauch, Jr. (49), Nick Wean (78J).
New York (4) -- Coleman Gulick (00), Tim McCreadie (1au), Jessica Zemken (6z), Jerry Higbie, Jr. (39J).
Ohio (6) -- Mike Fulper (1F), Tony Beaber (3T), Chad Kemenah (8k), Ricky Williams (11x), Matt Westfall (14), Bart Hartman (75h).
Oklahoma (32) -- Eddie Martin (1x), Dalton Cole (4c), Mike Goodman (5F), Randy Timms (5T), Gary Taylor (5*), Wayne Johnson (F5), Justin Hendricks (6J), Jerrod Wilson (7J), Michelle Decker (7mx), Darren Stewart (7x), Ryan Cole (11R), Trey Robb (12), Harley Hollan (14h), Nick O'Neal (19n), Jasiel Randolph (22J), Shane Stewart (22s), Joe Duvall (31x), Jonathan Beason (36), Lee Little (48), Scott Walton (51w), Donnie Ray Crawford (55), Dex Eaton (59), Kevin Battles (61), Matt Sherrell (67k), Matt Covington (68c), Shane Carson (81), Jonathan Halford (83h), Matt Johnson (85J), Kevin Bayer (91k), Dustin Morgan (93), Cody Brewer (96), Brady Bacon (99).
Pennsylvania (7) -- Tracy Miller (3), Michele Miller (4), Eric Heydenreich (10h), Andy Martin (21m), Ray Bull (22), Steve Buckwalter (25), Ryan Smith (54).
South Dakota (1) -- Justin Henderson (d1).
Tennessee (2) -- Sammy Swindell (1), Kevin Swindell (39).
Texas (14) -- Johnny Murdock (0), Paul White (1w), Tommy Bryant (2a), Brian Carter (6), Kevin Ramey (7m), Gary Wright (07), Doug McCune (9m), George White (10), Danny Burke (15b), Sam Hafertepe, Jr. (15x), Bill Eslick (24), Justin Melton (36J), Travis Rilat (67x), Brian Harvey (93h).
Virginia (2) -- French Grimes (F1), Randy Monroe, Jr. (27).
Washington (3) -- Samantha Taylor (17s), Eric Young (22wa), Kasey Kahne (91).
Wisconsin (9) -- Kurt Davis (5w), Aaron Fiscus (7F), Brandon Waelti (7w), Randy Koch (57k), Paul Perkins (63), Tim Noble (71n), Brian Portschy (73e), David Budres (78c), Chad DeSelle (94).
West Virginia (1) -- Josh Richards (20R).
Wyoming (1) -- Justin Mallo (6m).
Ontario, Canada (2) -- Glenn Styres (0b), Stewart Friesen (13au).
New South Wales, Australia (1) -- Mark Brown (71b).
Eight entries are still listed as TBA's with the driver yet to be determined.