Category archives for: Chili Bowl History

Chili Bowl 1996: Sammy Scarfs Chili Bowl Money

SLAMMING: Sammy Swindell storms past Colin Shipman (82) en route to victory in the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa Expo Raceway in Oklahoma. (Max Dolder Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1995: Beechler ‘Dunks’ Chili Bowl

BEST AT THE BOWL: Baby-faced winner Donnie Beechler is flanked by elder statesmen of dirt-track midget racing, (left) Ronnie Shuman and Billy Boat, at the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals winner’s interview. (Chris Economaki Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1994: Hillenburg Aces Chili Bowl

INDOOR FLYER: Andy Hillenburg was the class of the field in winning the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals indoors at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway. (Jim Braden Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1993: Dave Blaney Shines In Chili Bowl Debut

1993: Thursday night preliminary winner Dave Blaney prepares for battle before the seventh annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway Saturday night. Blaney went on to win the event. (Chris Economaki Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1992: Swindell First Chili Bowl Repeater

MASTERFUL: The headline from the January 15, 1992, issue of NSSN boasts Sammy Swindell as the first repeat winner of the annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway, proving Swindell’s prowess in the indoor midget classic.

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1991: McSpadden Holds Off Swindell For Golden Driller

UP THE ANTE: Strawberry king J.W. Hunt (left) adds a few dollars to Lealand McSpadden’s kitty following his victory in Saturday night’s fifth annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals inside the Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Center. (Tom Davey Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1990: Johnny Heydenreich Scores As Sammy’s Hopes Deflate

SITTING PRETTY: Johnny Heydenreich won two of the three feature races at the fourth annual Original Chili Bowl Midget Nationals at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway last weekend. (Terry Ford Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1988: Hatton, Frye Taste Chili Bowl Success

FAMILIAR GROUND: Scott Hatton, shown here after a preliminary feature win in the 2003 edition of the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals, rode a Friday night win all the way to his first Chili Bowl main event win at Tulsa (Okla.) Expo Raceway in 1988. (Tom Davey Photo)

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

Chili Bowl 1987: Vogler Bags Rich Tulsa Midget Main

Chili Bowl 1987: Vogler Bags Rich Tulsa Midget Main

The 25th annual Chili Bowl Nationals will be held Jan. 11-15 at the QuickTrip Center’s Tulsa Expo Raceway.

In celebration of the Silver Anniversary of this prestigious indoor midget race, www.nationalspeedsportnews.com will be publishing the race reports that appeared in the pages of National Speed Sport News for the first 24 runnings of the event.

Beginning with the inaugural event in 1987, race recaps will be posted on a daily basis from Dec. 18 through Jan. 10.

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