CONCORD, NC — This week’s DRIVEN Racing Oil World Short Track Championship features nine divisions of racing Oct. 31-Nov. 2 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, where a number of special awards will add to the overall purse of more than $125,000.
First, one of the competitors will win Chevrolet Performance engine. Those who pre-registered for the event will receive an extra entry and the drawing will be on Saturday, Nov. 2, at the drivers meeting, where the winner must be in attendance.
The traditional Hard Charger awards will be presented by FOX racing SHOX, with the hard chargers in Pro Late Models, Sportsman Modifieds and Pro Stocks receiving one set of FOX Racing SHOX and hard chargers in 602 Late Models, Pro Modifieds and Crate Sportsman receiving at $150 FOX Racing SHOX product certificate.
There will be three Longest Tow awards (West/longest overall, longest north, longest south), each receiving a prize package valued at more than $500. Plus, the Sportsman of Year award, as determined by the officials, will receive a prize package worth more than $400.
New this season is the Hard Luck Award, the winner of which will be determined by officials and receive a prize package from DRIVEN Racing Oil.
RaceQuip has once again joined the event by awarding each Saturday Feature winner with a RaceQuip Vesta 15 America Helmet.
All of the contingency awards are set for Saturday and include awards for top-20 positions in each division other than 602 Late Models, where positions 2 through 7 are rewarded.
The divisions of racing include:
- FOX Racing SHOX Pro Late Models
- Summit Racing Equipment UMP Modifieds
- VP Racing Fuels Sportsman Modifieds
- Hoosier Racing Tire Pro Modifieds
- com Pro Stocks
- Chevrolet Performance 602 Late Models
- DRIVEN Racing Oil Crate Sportsman
- COMP CAMS Mini Stocks
- DIRTVision Hornets.
Arizona Sport Shirts/GOTTA RACE will have the official apparel for the event.
Tickets will be available at the gate, with general admission grandstands $25 on Friday and $35 on Saturday. Kids 13-and-under are FREE in general admission.