Santino Ferrucci Diagnosed with Concussion Following Massive Tumble in Chili Bowl Hot Laps

Santino Ferrucci of Woodbury, CT has been diagnosed with a concussion following a massive tumble in hot laps for the 2022 Chili Bowl Nationals on Friday. 

Almost 400 Drivers Have Entered the Chili Bowl

Having already set a new record for number of entries, the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals may reach another benchmark on Saturday as teams begin to unload at the Tulsa Expo Center in Oklahoma. 400. This is the eighth consecutive year that the race has eclipsed 300 and the list features champions and contenders from the NASCAR Cup Series, IndyCar, World of Outlaws, All Stars Circuit of Champions and USAC.

Gravel’s Chili Bowl a Fun Detour from Outlaws Preparation

Having won the 2019 Knoxville Nationals, not to mention 69 victories with the World of Outlaws, David Gravel of Watertown, CT generally has a good idea of what constitutes as cool in motorsports. Simply making the feature for the Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in 2019 was right up there with his other resume topping achievements. First of all, this is the only Midget race the 410 Sprint Car ace enters each year and he doesn’t have the experience or tendencies of the USAC and POWRi regulars.

Jeff Champagne Looks For Success in Next Weekend’s Chili Bowl

Massachusetts driver Jeff Champagne will be making his second start at the Lucas Oil Chili-Bowl Nationals when the 36th running of the world-famous event gets underway on January 10th . Driving for respected TQ and Midget team owner Marc Dailey, this will be the duo’s first effort chasing after a Golden Driller.