Although they are expected to dominate, there are other fast drivers who are threats for victory on the team, including former Gander Outdoors Truck Series driver Rico Abreu and dirt-racing ace Logan Seavey, both of whom won their respective qualifying nights earlier in the week to make the big show, as well. Bell, winner of the past two Chili Bowl championships, is looking to become the third driver to win three or more and only the second driver to earn three consecutive triumphs in the prestigious race. Despite making it look easy, Bell said the speed in his No. Especially Thursday night kind of left us wondering a little bit, but we know from watching the other prelim nights, Larson is good.
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Understanding The Chili Bowl Format | SPEED SPORT
The format has been changed slightly with the addition of a Monday preliminary night event. Previously the top-three finishers in each preliminary feature advanced to the Chili Bowl finale. The driver who draws lowest number will start on the pole of Heat 1, second lowest number on the pole of Heat 2, etc. Advancement from heat race to features is based upon passing points earned in heat race and qualifying races. Passing points are based upon car starting position when the yellow light goes out prior to the initial start of the heat or qualifying race.
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By Kraig Doremus. For five days, the Tulsa Expo Raceway, a quarter-mile clay oval inside of the Tulsa Expo Center, becomes home to some of the best midget racers in the country. The event, which took place this past week, is a big one for Toyota, as the manufacturer had 37 competitors with TRD-powered engines on the entry list and has now had a driver win the A-main each of the past five years.
The Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is an indoor midget car racing event. The inaugural Chili Bowl was organized by Lanny Edwards and partner Emmett Hahn  It was named after a local company who sponsored the first event. The inaugural event consisted of 52 midgets competing in the 2-day event.