2017 Silver Dollar Nationals

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

A Chili Bowl Blast from the Past

What's a race without a few distractions? The Hooter Girls have been a mainstay of the Chili Bowl for numerous years. - Dennis Krieger Imagery

Two-time USAC midget champion Kevin Olson of Machesney Park, Ill., decides to go old-school with his racing gear. - Dennis Krieger Imagery


Sammy Swindell of Bartlet, Tenn., pops a wheelie on his way to winning his record fifth Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in 2009. - Dennis Krieger Imagery

Donnie Beechler (10) and Kasey Kahne (67k) duke it out during the 2004 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. - Dennis Krieger Imagery


Tony Stewart is hard at work behind the wheel in 2002. Stewart would win his first of two Chili Bowl Midget Nationals that year. - Dennis Krieger Imagery

Cory Kruseman is nothing but a blur en route to winning the 2004 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. - Dennis Krieger Imagery


Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., traded his late model for something a little smaller at the 2004 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. - Dennis Krieger Imagery


A.J. Fike of Galesburg, Ill., eyes the competition prior to the start of the "A" main of the 2002 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. - Dennis Kreiger Imagery


Future ARCA and NASCAR Nationwide star Justin Allgaier gets on the gas during the 2004 Chili Bowl Midget Nationals. - Dennis Krieger Imagery

Wisconsin's Dan Boorse celebrates after winning the 17th Annual "Chili Bowl Midget Nationals" at the Tulsa Expo Raceway on January 11, 2003. Boorse passed Jay Drake on the final round to claim the win before a crowd of 14,630. — Dennis Krieger Imagery


Corey Kruseman, Ventura, Calif., joined Sammy Swindell and Dan Boorse as the only multi-time winners, after grabbing top honors at the 18th Annual "Chili Bowl Midget Nationals" at Tulsa Expo Raceway on January 10, 2004. — Dennis Krieger Imagery

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