2016 Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout Entry Count Nearing 600

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TS_MF_1-2-2015_IMG_02312016 Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout Entry Count Nearing 600

TULSA, Okla. (November 18, 2015) The pre-entry deadline for the 31st annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout is less than a month away and the entry list is on pace to surpass all expectations with drivers from 25 states and four countries (United States, Canada, Australia, and Tasmania) making their intentions of a Golden Driller known.

A quick look inside the numbers shows the entry list standing at 551 received so far. The list of nine classes is comprised of 270 drivers.

Among the entered includes 2015 champions Frank Flud (1,200cc Mini Sprints), Blake Hahn (ECOtec Midget), Trey Marcham (“A” Class Non-Wing and Non-Wing Oultaw), Giovanni Scelzi (“A” Class), and Kaylee Bryson (Restricted “A” Class), and Michael Faccinto (Winged Outlaw). The only 2015 Golden Driller recipient that has not entered yet is California’s Nikko Panella who topped Junior Sprints.

TS_MF_1-2-2015_IMG_0265Overall, 17 past champions are currently entered; accounting for 30 Shootout victories. Sapulpa, Oklahoma’s Blake Hahn with six wins leads the current count with Frank Flud (Pryor, Okla.) closest at a trio of Golden Drillers.

Brock Lemley (Bellingham, Wash.), Chad Winfrey (Liberty, Mo.), Chris Andrews (Tulsa, Okla.), Chris Cochran (McLoud, Okla.), Michael Faccinto (Hanford, Cali.), and Trey Marcham (Oklahoma City, Okla.) each make the list with a pair wins.

Single wins on our past champion’s list include Chance Morton (Coweta, Okla.), Dalton Seigler (Sapulpa, Okla.), Giovanni Scelzi (Fresno, Cali.), Grady Chandler (Edmond, Okla.), Jason Tyer (Irving, Texas), Mike Ward (Tulsa, Okla.), Riley Adair (Tulsa, Okla.), Shawn Wicker (Sand Springs, Okla.), and Tucker Worth (Coalinga, Cali.).

Further into the numbers shows only two drivers so far entered in five or more classes with Frank Flud leading the charge at six, followed by Blake Hahn at five. In all, 167 drivers have entered into two or more classes of competition.

The 2016 edition of the Tulsa Shootout takes place December 30, 2015 through January 2, 2016. Classes for the 31st annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout will include:

* Winged Outlaw
* Non-Winged Outlaw
* “A” Class Winged
* “A” Class Non-Winged
* “A” Class Restricted
* Junior Sprints
* 1,200cc Non-Winged Mini Sprints
* 1,200cc Winged Mini Sprints
* ECOtec/Ford Focus Midgets

If there are any questions about the rules, contact Matt Ward at 918-838-3777. The running order for the Tulsa Shootout is still in the works, and will be announced as the event draws closer.

Pre-entry is $103 per class and can be mailed to the Tulsa Shootout office at 1141 S. 83rd East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74112 or faxed to (918) 836-5517 starting September 30, 2015. Teams will also be able to enter online at http://www.tulsashootout.com. To enter by phone, contact Ashleigh Ward at 918-838-3777.

Entries received on, or after, December 9, 2015 are considered late and will be charged $120 per entry. Please note, any team wanting to pay for Pit Passes with a check must be pre-approved by the Tulsa Shootout office. Call the office at 918-838-3777 for approval.

For complete rules and information, log onto http://www.tulsashootout.com.

Need To Know Information:

Event: 31st annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout
Move-In/Registration: December 29, 2015
Race Dates: December 30, 2015 through January 2, 2016

Where: Tulsa Expo Raceway – 4145 East 21st Tulsa, OK 74114
Pre Entries: Discounted Pre-Entry: December 9, 2015
Pre Entry Cutoff: December 23, 2015

Drivers who do not enter before the deadline will enter when they check in at the event on December 29, 2015.*

Send Entries to: Attn: Ashleigh Ward
Mail: Tulsa Shootout 1141 S. 83rd East Ave. Tulsa, OK 74112
Phone: 918-838-3777
Fax: 918-836-5517
Online: http://www.tulsashootout.com

Rules for the represented classes can be found at http://www.tulsashootout.com/classes/default.aspx.

Tentative Schedule:

Each racing vehicle (NOT ENTRY) is allowed one 9’x10′ space only. Multiple vehicles may combine spaces to leave trailer inside the complex. All times below may vary depending on vehicle count.

Tuesday, December 29, 2015 – Sign-In Day!

9:00 AM – 6:00 PM…………………………….Parking
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM……………………………Sign-In All Classes

Wednesday, December 30, 2015 – Practice All Classes & Non Wing Outlaw & ‘A’ Class Heats!

8:00 AM……………………………………………………Gates Open & Sign-In
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM……………………………………..Practice
5:00 PM……………………………………………………Grandstands Open
6:30 PM……………………………………………………Heat Races
Driver/Non-Driver Friday Pit Pass $30
Adults $15.00 | Children FREE When Accompanied by an Adult
All TIMES MAY VARY DUE TO VEHICLE COUNT!

Thursday, December 31, 2016 – Heat Races & Qualifiers!

8:00 AM…………………………………………………….Gates Open & Sign In
9:00 AM – 6:30 PM……………………………………..Heat Races
9:00 AM – 6:30 PM……………………………………..Grandstands Open
Driver/Non-Driver Saturday Pit Pass $30
Adults $15.00 | Children FREE When Accompanied by an Adult
All TIMES MAY VARY DUE TO VEHICLE COUNT!

Friday January 1, 2016 – Heat Races & Qualifiers!

8:00 AM………………………………………………..Gates Open & Sign In
9:00 AM – 6:30 PM…………………………………Heat Races
9:00 am………………………………………………..Grandstands Opens
Driver/Non-Driver Saturday Pit Pass $30
Adults $15.00 | Children FREE When Accompanied by an Adult
All TIMES MAY VARY DUE TO VEHICLE COUNT!

Saturday January 2, 2016 – Non-Qualifiers & Features!

8:00 AM………………………………………………..Gates Open
9:00 am………………………………………………..Grandstands Opens
9:00 am………………………………………………..Non-Qualifier Races
6:00 pm………………………………………………..Opening Ceremonies
Features will follow Opening Ceremonies!
Driver/Non-Driver Saturday Pit Pass $40
Drivers Saturday Pit Pass included in Entry Fee
Adults $20.00 | Children FREE When Accompanied by an Adult
All TIMES MAY VARY DUE TO VEHICLE COUNT!

***Schedule is subject to change without notice. Please contact the Tulsa Shootout office if you have any questions.

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Speedway Motors is the title sponsor of the Tulsa Shootout. Founded in 1952 by “Speedy” Bill Smith – a racer and street rodder himself – Speedway Motors has grown from a one-man operation to become the world’s largest manufacturer, distributor and retailer of street rod and racing products. Our industry-leading fast delivery is the result of same-day shipping from our state-of-the-art, centrally located 500,000 sq. ft. headquarters. Speedway Motors size offers customers unmatched product selection and low pricing, while our excellent technical support and customer service have made us a recognized leader in the rodding and racing industries.
Find out more at www.speedwaymotors.com.

For more information about the Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout log onto www.tulsashootout.com. The Tulsa Shootout can also be found at Facebook as well as Twitter.

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