The start of the 32nd annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals is a week away and a number of big-name NASCAR drivers will be there.
NBCSports.com reports Kyle Larson, fresh off his New Zealand jaunt where he won the midget nationals, heads the field that sports the likes of Kasey Kahne, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Chase Briscoe and Justin Allgaier. Truck series champion Christopher Bell will also be on hand to defend his Chili Bowl title.
The so-called “Super Bowl of Midget Racing” is held indoors at the Tulsa Expo Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The 4-day event begins January 9th with qualifying leading up to the main race Saturday night where 24 cars go for the title. Previous drivers in the Chili Bowl include Tony Stewart, Josh Wise, Terry McCarl, Tim McCreadie, and AJ Foyt.