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Tulsa Shootout Begins Friday

TULSA, Okla. – With 846 pre-entries into the 28th annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout presented by Vacuworx Global, things are sure to be entertaining when racing begins this Friday with heat races for the Non-Winged Outlaw and “A” Class Winged divisions.

Heat races will begin following Friday’s practice session for all classes. The Shootout format for all classes will be as follows according to race directors. Note this is not the order of events.

Outlaws, Non-Wing Outlaws, “A” Class & Non-Wing:

Heat Races lined up according to draw (approx. 8 cars per heat), passing points in effect.

Top 72 in passing points from Heat Races advance to 6 Qualifying Races (12 cars each) with a four-car inversion in effect for each Qualifying Race. Thus, high point driver from Heat Races will start fourth in the First Qualifier and so on (top 24 make invert – 25th on back start third row and back in Qualifiers).

Passing points in Qualifying Races as well.

Top 16 in combined passing points from Heats & Qualifiers advance to Saturday night’s A Main. Those 17th to 72nd in combined passing points lock into 8 “B” Mains (positions 1-7) along with 73rd to 112th from heat race passing points (“B” Main positions 8-12). 113th on back in Heat Race passing points go to “C” Mains with the number of transfers to “B” Mains based upon number of “C” Mains. Top two from each “B” Main transfer to Saturday night’s A Feature Qualifier.

Top 8 from A Feature Qualifier advance to Tulsa Shootout Championship A Main event.

Restricted “A” Class:

Heat Races lined up according to draw (approx. 8 cars per heat), passing points in effect.

Top 48 in passing points from Heat Races advance to 4 Qualifying Races (12 cars each) with a four-car inversion in effect for each Qualifying Race. Thus, high point driver from Heat Races will start fourth in the First Qualifier and so on (top 16 make invert – 17th on back start third row and back in Qualifiers).

Passing points in Qualifying Races as well.

Top 16 in combined passing points from Heats & Qualifiers advance to Saturday night’s A Main. Balance to Saturday “B” Mains along with 49th on back from heat race passing points. Top finishers from each B Main (number of transfers is based upon number of “B” Mains) to Saturday night’s A Feature Qualifier.

Top 8 from A Feature Qualifier advance to Tulsa Shootout Championship A Main event.

ECO Tech Midgets:

Heat Races lined up according to draw (approx. 8 cars per heat), passing points in effect. Like number of qualifying races with inversion of four.

Combined passing points from Heats & Qualifiers determine A Main lineup. B Main if necessary.

1200cc Mini Sprints:

Heat Races lined up according to draw (approx. 8 cars per heat), passing points in effect. Like number of qualifying races with inversion four.

Top 14 in combined passing points from Heats & Qualifiers advance to Saturday night’s A Main. Balance of field to Saturday’s B Main(s) to fill out 20-car A Main.

Jr. Sprints:

Heat Races lined up according to draw (approx. 8 cars per heat), passing points in effect.

Top 14 in passing points directly to Saturday night’s A Main. Balance of field to Saturday’s B Main(s) to fill out 20-car A Main.

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