Chili Bowl Review, NASCAR Media Tour Preview & More on Motorsports Madness, Tonight at 7 ET on PMN Radio

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Race Chaser Online/Performance Motorsports Network release — TeeJay Crawford photo — A review of the 2015 and 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, including Rico Abreu’s late-race slide job for the win, as well as a preview of this week’s NASCAR Media Tour presented by Technocom highlight the topics that will be discussed on tonight’s episode …

INDOOR: Back to Back; Rico Abreu Wins Second-Straight Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa

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TULSA, Okla. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Dave Biro III photo — Rico Abreu’s description of the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals? “That was pretty bad-ass!” And those five words were a fitting description of the night for the 23-year old, St. Helena, Calif. native, who rocketed past polesitter and late-race leader …

INDOOR: Clauson Tops All Comers on Vacuworx Qualifying Night; Claims Win & Chili Bowl Pole

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TULSA, Okla. — official event release —  James Fleming photo — Bryan Clauson picked up his fourth career preliminary night victory in dominant fashion during Friday night’s Vacuworx Global Qualifying Night at the at Tulsa Expo Raceway, setting the stage for the finale of the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire on Saturday. “My Golden Driller …

NCWTS: Abreu Moves to Truck Series for 2016; Officially Unveiled as Newest ThorSport Driver

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TULSA, Okla. — official team release — Chris Seelman photo — Rico Abreu, a former USAC National Midget champion, open wheel standout and the defending Chili Bowl Nationals winner, will join ThorSport Racing as a full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver in 2016 piloting the No. 98 Curb Records Toyota Tundra powered by Triad engines. Abreu’s first full-time …

INDOOR: Victory Bell Tolls During Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Chili Bowl Qualifying Night

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TULSA, Okla. — official release — Adam Mollenkopf photo — Let the victory bells toll as Oklahoma’s Christopher Bell went uncontested for his second career preliminary night score during Thursday’s John Christner Trucking Qualifying night at the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire at Tulsa Expo Raceway. “If you give me one race a year, …

INDOOR: Déjà Vu; Abreu Wins Second Straight River Spirit Qualifying Night Feature at Chili Bowl

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TULSA, Okla. — official event release — Patrick Grant photo — It was almost Déjà vu as Rico Abreu came up aces in Wednesday’s River Spirit Qualifying Night, topping action for the second time in as many years in his quest for the Golden Driller in the 30th running of the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire …

NCWTS: Rico Abreu Reported to Have Full-Time ThorSport Truck Seat for 2016 Season

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Abreu Racing photo — Rico Abreu’s ‘big stage’ looks as though it will be getting even bigger in 2016. The defending Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals champion, who will look to score his second straight “Golden Driller” during this week’s 30th renewal of the prestigious event, will …

INDOOR: Bright Nips Saldana to Win Tuesday’s Warren CAT Preliminary Night at Chili Bowl

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TULSA, Okla. — official event release — Patrick Grant photo — With only a few feet to spare at the line, Pennsylvania’s Alex Bright held off Indiana’s Joey Saldana at the line to kick off the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire during Tuesday’s Warren Cat Qualifying Night inside the River Spirit Center. Marking the …

INDOOR: Thorson Bests Loaded Field for First VIROC Crown During Chili Bowl Opening Night

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TULSA, Okla. — official event release — TeeJay Crawford photo — In a stunning display, the eighth annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions found a new champion on Tuesday night at the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals. 2015 National Midget Driver of the Year Tanner Thorson, driving for legendary car owner Keith Kunz, held off the hard charging …

MIDWEST: Landon Simon Teams With Bill Ecker for Shot at Chili Bowl Glory in Tulsa

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INDIANAPOLIS – official team release — LAR photo — Landon Simon will pilot the No. 57M Bill Ecker-owned midget for the 30th annual running of the Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire and held at the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. In addition to Landon Simon Racing’s primary sponsor Mt Baker Vapor, the bright red car will …

INDOOR: Defending Chili Bowl Champion Rico Abreu Highlights Latest Update to Entry List

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TULSA, Okla. – official event release — Kent Bergman photo — The talent keeps pouring in for the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire, happening Jan. 12-16, 2016 at the River Spirit Expo Center, as the latest count puts the number of entries at 280 with confirmed drivers currently at 258. Compared to the entry list …

MIDWEST: Pole Dash Added Onto Chili Bowl Friday; Tail Tank Rules Clarified

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TULSA, Okla. – official event release — Serena Dalhamer file photo — A bit of a change is in line for drivers who finish in the top-three on their qualifying night during the 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals presented by General Tire. Whereas traditionally, a draw has been held following Friday night’s races to determine the Top 12 …