• 2018 Chili Bowl draws hundreds of drivers


    TULSA, Okla. - Quick Facts: 

    • The 2018 Chili Bowl Nationals opens Tuesday 
    • 351 drivers entered, representing 39 states and 5 countries
    • During a Monday press conference, speakers including Emmett Hahn, Christopher Bell (defending champ), Tony Stewart and Rico Abreu(2-time Chili Bowl champs), Chili Bowl Nationals Co-founder Emmett Hahn and Ray Hoyt, senior VP of regional tourism at the Tulsa Regional Chamber spoke. 
    • Races begin 5 p.m. Tuesday; the Trade Show is free of charge, offering racing products, apparel and more. 
    • More than 15,000 fans are expected to attend.
    • Check this story for the latest from the River Spirit Expo Center - Tulsa Expo Raceway as the week progresses.


    Organizers and Tulsa leaders held a news conference Monday to talk about the Chili Bowl:

    FOX23 went to the trade show Tuesday:


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