CORR: 8th Annual BorgWarner Shootout at Crandon preview

The World Championship Manufacturers' Shootout, sponsored by auto components giant BorgWarner, is the most prestigious and lucrative in professional off-road truck racing for drivers, team owners and sponsors. Crandon is where the action is as...

The World Championship Manufacturers' Shootout, sponsored by auto components giant BorgWarner, is the most prestigious and lucrative in professional off-road truck racing for drivers, team owners and sponsors. Crandon is where the action is as high performance, high horsepower 4x4 trucks square off against 2-wheel drive pickups to determine who is the best, the fastest and the mythical "King of Off-Road Racing". The 10-lap Shootout race is in its eighth year at Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Total available purse since the inception of the race is over $750,000. Highlights of special Awards for this very special Race are noted below:

BorgWarner sterling silver and 18K gold World Championship Manufacturers' Challenge Cup, awarded to the winning driver and manufacturer of the truck taking the checkered flag.....appraised at $100,000.00+

2002 BorgWarner World Championship Manufacturers' Shootout Championship purse paid to race winner.....$20,000.00 total with Miller Electric Spectrum Plasma Cutter.

2002 BorgWarner "Lead Lap Awards" presented to all drivers finishing on the lead lap of the race without a class podium finish.....$500.00 to each driver. Maximum awards total is $10,000.00

2002 BorgWarner sterling silver and 18K gold "King of Off-Road Racing" Championship Drivers trophy.....valued at $7,500.00

2002 Ford Trucks contingency purse paid to the winner if driving a Ford Truck into Crandon's Victory Circle.....$5,000.00 cash

2002 BorgWarner "Tough Two" Award presented to the first 2-wheel drive race truck crossing the finish line.....$5,000.00 cash

2002 Crandon Big Show at the Big House "Super S2" Award presented to Class 13/Sportsman 2 (S2) truck racers as follows: $1,300 to first Class 13/Sportsman 2 truck crossing the finish line. $900 to 2nd place Class 13/Sportsman 2 truck crossing the finish line. $600 to 3rd place Class 13/Sportsman 2 crossing the finish line. $500 to 4th place Class 13/Sportsman 2 crossing the finish line. To qualify for award, trucks must complete a minimum of four laps. Total purse.....$3,300 cash.

BorgWarner Lead Lap Award also eligible to S2 trucks only.

2002 Forest County Potawatomi "Blackjack Award" presented on behalf of Potawatomi Bingo Northern Lights Casino to the winning driver.....$2,100.00 cash

2002 Rancho Suspension "Rancho Jump Award" presented to any driver breaking the Rancho Jump record of 165.4 feet during the race.....$2,002 cash

2002 Toyota "Tough Tundra Bonus Award" contingency purse paid to the winner if driving a Toyota Tundra into Crandon's Victory Circle.....$2,000.00 cash.

2002 Parsons Chevy Trucks "Like a Rock Award" presented to the winner if driving a Chevrolet into Crandon's Victory Circle...$2,000 cash from Parsons Chevrolet of Antigo WI, and Parsons of Crandon.

2002 Crandon Big Show at the Big House 8th Annual BorgWarner Shootout Runner-Up Award presented to the overall race runner-up in either 4x4 or 2WD vehicle.....$2,000 cash

2002 Trail Master "Lap Master Award" presented to fastest qualifier and Shootout Pole Winner at the Trail Master Time Trials conducted Friday, August 30 beginning at 1:00 p.m......$2,000.00 cash

2002 Crandon Big Show at the Big House 8th Annual BorgWarner Shootout 3rd Place Award presented to the third place overall 4x4 or 2WD truck in the race.....$1,250.00 cash

2002 Amsoil "First in Synthetics Award"...To the race winner, one case of Amsoil racing oil, one case of Amsoil gear lube, official Amsoil winner's jacket, polo shirt and cap. To the highest finishing Sportsman 2 driver, one case of Amsoil engine oil, one case of Amsoil gear lube, official Amsoil winner's polo shirt, cap and variety pack. Value for two awards....$1050.00

2002 Crandon Big Show at the Big House 8th Annual Borg-Warner Shootout 2WD Runner-up Award presented to the second place 2WD truck crossing the finish line.....$1,000.00 cash

2002 Ford "Built Ford Tuff Award"...$1,000 contingency to first 2WD truck crossing the finish line. Must be Ford Truck.

2002 Miller Electric "Hot Welder Award" presented to the winning driver and his pit crew chief. A Miller Electric Spectrum Plasma Cutter valued at $1,200 -- Miller Electric-- number one in welders and official welding equipment of Crandon International Off-Road Raceway. Part of first place prize award total.

2002 Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry Co., Inc. "Pressure the Leader Award" presented to the overall race runner-up. 40-qt. pressure cooker with $100 money order for the food to cook! A great prize from the official aluminum cookware products of Crandon International Off-Road Raceway -- Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry! Valued at..... $550.00

2002 Indian Springs Lodge "Sleeper Award" presented to any Sportsman 2 pickup driver finishing in the Top 5...$250.00 cash plus complimentary weekend accommodations for two with food...total value $500.00

2002 Trail Master Time Trials 1st 2WD Award presented to the fastest 2WD truck during the Friday, September 1 time trials.....$500.00 cash

2002 BF Goodrich "When You're Ready to Get Serious/Team T/A" contingency purse paid to the champion if the winning truck is equipped with BF Goodrich tires.....$500.00 cash

2002 BF Goodrich "When You're Ready to Get Serious/Team T/A 2WD" contingency purse paid to the first 2-wheel drive truck crossing the finish line if equipped with BF Goodrich tires...$250.00

2002 Goodyear "Wrangler" contingency purse paid to the champion if the winning truck is equipped with Goodyear tires.....$500.00 cash

2002 Goodyear "Wrangler" contingency purse paid to the first 2-wheel drive truck crossing the finish line if equipped with Goodyear tires.....$500.00 cash

2002 Crandon International Off-Road Raceway 2001 World Championship Manufacturers' Shootout Champion Driver's ring.....$500.00 value

2002 Trail Master Time Trials "Runner-Up Award" presented to the second fastest qualifier.....$500.00 cash

2002 Johnsonville Sausage Fantastic Formula 4x4 Award presented to any F4x4 truck that qualifies for the race. If two or more F4x4 trucks qualify, racers split award....$400 cash

2002 Precision Gear "Rear End Award" presented to the last place driver crossing the finish line.....$300.00 product certificate.

2002 Snap-On "Victory Wreath Award", winner's wreath presented to the winning driver....$300 value.

2002 Bergstrom Ford "Super Star Award" official NFL football autographed by NFL Super Star quarterback Brett Favre of the Green Bay Packers presented to the race winner by Bergstrom Ford in Rhinelander, WI...$300.00 value.

2002 Cell Com "Hot Badger Award" -- a Nokia cellular phone, charger cord and 250 airtime minutes to the highest finishing driver in the Shootout from the State of Wisconsin from Cell Com -- official cellular service of Crandon Raceway....$213.00

2002 Potawatomi Bingo Northern Lights Casino "We're Going to Win You Over Awards" of gift certificates. $100.00 certificate to the winning driver. $50 certificate to first truck from Wisconsin. $25 certificate to first Sportsman 2 truck.....$175.00 total.

2002 Snap-On "No Bluff Award" presented to the first 4x4 driver into the first turn on the first lap, one of the most exciting but dangerous turns in all of racing.....$100.00 gift certificate.

2002 Johnsonville Sausage "Good Sport Award", presented to the driver exhibiting the most sportsmanship......A limited edition Johnsonville 4-wheeled cooler valued at $100

2002 Johnsonville Sausage "World Championship Brat Award" presented to the winning driver. A limited edition Johnsonville Weber grill valued at $100.

2002 Phil's Automotive Warehouse Phantastic Sportsman 2 Award", presented to first place finishing Sportsman 2 pickup truck in the race.....$100 gift certificate from Phil's Automotive Warehouse, Evanston, IL.

2002 Miller Lite "Salute to the Champion Award" presented the winning driver. Four sets of six limited edition Crandon Raceway/Miller Lite pint barware glasses...$72 value

Additional Prizes: Trail Master Time Trials 3rd place.....$200 cash, Trail Master Time Trials 2nd 2WD truck.....$200 cash, Trail Master Time Trials 1st Class 13/Sportsman 2 truck.....$200 cash, Runner-Up S2....$100 cash. Non-prize winning racers are guaranteed $100 to take the green flag. $500 bonus if finishing on lead lap in non-paying position does not include $100.

Crandon Raceway, the drivers and the fans wish to thank the finest group of "World Championship" sponsors for helping to make the Super Show of Off-Road Racing possible -- the World Championship Manufacturers' Shootout:

BorgWarner; Ford Truck; Forest County Potawatomi; Rancho; Toyota; Trail Master Suspension; Miller Electric Welders; Indian Springs Lodge; Goodyear; Snap-On; BF Goodrich; Parsons Chevrolet, Amsoil, Wisconsin Aluminum Foundry; Miller Lite; Precision Gear; Johnsonville Sausage; Potawatomi Bingo Northern Lights Casino; Bergstrom Ford; Cell Com; Phil's Automotive Warehouse, Evanston, IL.

-cr-

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