The reportedly drunk heckler who drew Tony Stewart’s ire at the Chili Bowl nationals last night, prompting the NASCAR star to angrily confront him in the stands is a Tulsa County sheriff’s deputy according to an update today by the Tulsa World.
Multiple videos have turned up showing a guy arguing with NASCAR star Tony Stewart in the stands at the Chili Bowl. Witnesses on Twitter say the gent flipped Stewart off; we only know it’s smart to avoid confrontation with “Smoke” at a dirt track.
The Chili Bowl Nationals coming up in Tulsa, Oklahoma takes a massive field of huge-horsepower midget cars and sticks them on a tiny track indoors. To call it a contact sport would be an understatement. So why race your own car there?
Attention racers preparing for the Best Race In The U S of A That Is The Best And Not Anything That Is Not The Best, the Chili Bowl Nationals indoor midget race: right rear tire requirements are now open.
Well, that didn't take long. We mentioned that Chili Bowl winner Rico Abreu would be going places, and lo and behold, Abreu announced today that he will be driving for HScott Motorsports with Justin Marks for the NASCAR K&N Pro East series.
Who is Rico Abreu? Well, he's the winner of the 2015 Chili Bowl Nationals, for one, which is thesingle most important dirt track race in the world. More importantly, he's a young four-foot, four-inch barrel of awesome who you should get to know now because he's inevitably going to pop up elsewhere soon.
This year's Chili Bowl Nationals had a record number of flips. Sixty-one flips, to be precise. Didn't have time to watch the whole event? Here's a montage of all of the gnarliest flips from the week leading up to the feature races. Check out how much air these cars get!
The Chili Bowl is tomorrow!
NASCAR may be a sanitized version of its rougher past, but old America is still alive at the Chili Bowl, the country's great annual dirt track race. At least, the drivers still fight each other.
Imagine 400 horsepower, 1,000 pound V8 racecars running a quarter mile dirt track, indoors. This is the Chili Bowl, and it's unbelievable. Here's why nobody even had a chance to watch it.
Now this is how you do a victory donut: with no steering wheel!