Mama Pays Well: Nearly $100,000 in Purse Money Set for Cherokee ‘Rebel 50’

GAFFNEY, SC – Mama pays well.

The Bob Hilbert Sportswear Short Track Super Series (STSS) Fueled By Sunoco heads to Gaffney, S.C., for the ‘Rebel 50’ at “The Place Your Mama Warned You About” Cherokee Speedway February 24-26.

Penske Racing Shocks ‘Qualifying Night’ takes place on February 25, with paid heat races for both the STSS Modifieds and STSS Crate 602 Sportsman.

The STSS big-block/small-block Modifieds will run 20-lap qualifiers paying $1,000-to-win and $200-to-start.

The full pay structure for the STSS Modified qualifying races is:

Position Payout
1 $1,000
2 $750
3 $450
4 $375
5 $325
6 $275
7 $250
8 $200
9 $200
10 $200
11 $200
12 $200
13 $200
14 $200
15-last $200



The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman will go for 15-laps for their qualifiers, paying $500 to each of the winners and $100 to start.

The full pay structure for the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman qualifying races is:

Position Payout
1 $500
2 $375
3 $225
4 $185
5 $160
6 $135
7 $125
8 $100
9 $100
10 $100
11 $100
12 $100
13 $100
14 $100
15-last $100

 

“Not Your Mama’s Heat Races” leads into Saturday’s ‘Rebel 50,’ as the STSS Modifieds race for $25,000-to-win in the first ever Halmar International ‘Elite’ Series Event.

The full pay structure for the ‘Rebel 50’ is as follows:

Position Payout
1 $25,000
2 $12,500
3 $8,000
4 $5,000
5 $4,000
6 $3,000
7 $2,500
8 $2,250
9 $2,000
10 $1,750
11 $1,500
12 $1,400
13 $1,300
14 $1,200
15 $1,100
16 $1,000
17 $900
18 $800
19 $700
20 $600
21 $500
22 $500
23 $500
24 $500
25 $500
26-last $500

The STSS Crate 602 Sportsman join the Modifieds at the ‘Place Your Mama Warned You About’ for a 30-lap, $2,000-to-win feature event.

The full pay structure for the STSS Crate 602 Sportsman feature is:

Position Payout
1 $2,000
2 $1,000
3 $700
4 $400
5 $300
6 $250
7 $200
8 $195
9 $190
10 $185
11 $180
12 $175
13 $170
14 $165
15 $160
16 $155
17 $150
18 $150
19 $150
20 $150
21 $150
22 $150
23 $150
24 $150
25 $150
26-last $150

In total, nearly $100,000 is scheduled to be handed out by the STSS, not including bonuses and awards that will be handed out to competitors additionally.

The weekend of racing is preceded by a practice night on February 24 to begin the historic weekend of racing.

A complete ‘Rebel 50’ information center has been posted on the web at the following link: http://shorttracksuperseries.com/event-info.

The entire weekend of racing, along with every STSS race in 2022, will be broadcast LIVE on FloRacing (www.floracing.tv).

To learn more about the Short Track Super Series Fueled By Sunoco, visit www.shorttracksuperseries.com, e-mail bdmotorsportsmedia@gmail.com, check out ‘Short Track Super Series’ on Facebook or @ShortTrackSS on Twitter or Instagram.

The Short Track Super Series is presented by American Racer/Lias Tire, Sunoco Race Fuel, Insinger Performance, FloSports, Bob Hilbert Sportswear, Halmar International, River Valley Builders, Hurlock Auto & Speed, Velocita-USA, St. Lawrence Radiology, Design for Vision & Sunglass Central, Belmont’s Garage, Precision Hydraulic & Oil, Prime MAC Tools, F.X. Caprara Car Companies, Behrent’s Performance Warehouse, Beyea Custom Headers, Bicknell Racing Products, Dirt Track Digest, EIBACH, Elite Welder Testing & Training, Flach Performance Products, Henry’s Exhaust, Hig Fab, Penske Racing Shocks, Schultz Racing Fuel Cells, Spyder Filters, Superior Remodeling, Teo-Pro Car, VAHLCO, Wegner Automotive & Wilwood.