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2000 Chili Bowl Nationals Story & Results

2000 Chili Bowl Nationals Entry List

All photos courtesy of Don Hubbard

Restored #52 Pepsi 100 inch supermodified driven by Emmett Hahn in the early 80's.

Terry Caves with his stable of midgets driven by Bud Kaeding & Joey Saldana.

Johnny Murdock & Chris Shoulders from Texas. (Murdock hasn't colored his hair green yet).

Tony George's Motor home and trailer.

Jerry McGehee's new IMCA Modified.

#8NM Al Damazio from Albuquerque, NM.

#6NM Robert Marfia Jr. & Al Damazio team cars from Albuquerque, NM.

Lawson Motorsport's fleet of midgets driven by PJ Jones, Billy Boat & Billy Pauch.

#81T Tim Spindler from Columbus, IN.

Johnny Murdock after coloring his hair. (The Dennis Rodman of Racing)

Daryn Pittman checks out his ride.

O'Reilly Auto Parts representative Doug Bragg at press conferance.

Travis Rilat at press conferance.

Johnny Murdock at press conferance.

Ed Carpenter at press conferance.

Jason Lefler at press conferance.

Joey Saldana at press conferance.

The Pits at the 14th Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Chili Bowl Nationals.

Jimmy Sills from Placerville, CA.

John Ferrell from Chaplin, CT. He's a 53 year old Rookie at the Chili Bowl Nationals. This will be his first time on dirt.

Billy Pauch from Frenchtown, NJ at press conferance.

Jackie Howerton & Jack Miller at the 2000 Chili Bowl.

Emergency crew hard at work cleaning up a flip.

Page, PJ & Parnelli Jones at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Tony George, CEO of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and president of the IRL making his rookie appearance at the 2000 Chili Bowl Nationals. Tony ran a few races last summer and shows that he can still be very competitive.

Kenny Jacobs with Chris Walker's Steath/Esslinger #10 at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Kasey Kahne from Enumclaw, WA at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Johnny Beaber'sflip at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Ed Carpenter tangled in turns 1 & 2 at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Dave Darland gets pushed off at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Dave Darland being interviewed by Jack Miller at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Dave Darland with the Hooter's girls at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Thursday nights top 3. (left to right) Joe Boyles, Dave Darland & Dan Boorse at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Brad Doty & Dave Argabright autographing new book at the trade show at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Korey Weyant 14 year old rookie, 4th generation driver from Springfield, IL at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Friday nights drivers meeting at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Gary Wright relaxing at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Tony Wilson & ASCS 1999 Rookie Jan Howard at the Builtwiser Chassis booth at trade show at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Jack Hewitt's 2 seated sprint car at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Jack Hewitt's 2 seated sprint car at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Travis Rilat's Steve Peachy owned entry gets hook to the pits after flip at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman in deep thought before friday nights "A" feature at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman and Tommy Worth from Aero Weld at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman being interviewed by Jack Miller after victory in the "A" feature at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman and his wife celebrate in victory lane friday night at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman with Hooter's girls in victory lane friday night at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Corey Kruseman with Hooter's girls in victory lane friday night at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Top 3 friday night. Tracy Hines(2nd) Corey Kruseman(1st) Kevin Doty(3rd) at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Top 3 friday night. Tracy Hines(2nd) Corey Kruseman(1st) Kevin Doty(3rd) at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Top 3 friday night. Tracy Hines(2nd) Corey Kruseman(1st) Kevin Doty(3rd) with Emmett Hahn at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Joey Saldana with his new Hemsaw 410 ride for 2000 at the trade show at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Claudette Self of the Tulsa Parent Child Center is interviewed at tradeshow auction by Jack Miller.

Page & Parnelli Jones interviewed by Jack Miller at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Mike Price of Iowa City, IA was high bidder ($150) for the J.W. Hunt Strawberry cap at the tradeshow auction.

Johnny "Rodman" Murdock sinks $100 basket for the Tulsa Parent Child Center at the Chili Bowl Nationals free throw contest.

Tommy Estes gets ready for shot but missess at the Chili Bowl Nationals free throw contest.

Jack Hewitt being interviewed by Jack Miller at free throw contest at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

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Jack Hewitt, Page Jones & Claudett Self with another $100 bill for the free contest to benefit the Tulsa Parent Child Center.

Dale Pittman was the high bidder ($650) for the Brad Doty & Dave Argabright book "Still Wide Open" with Claudette Self at the Chili Bowl Nationals trade show auction.

Dale Pittman pictured with Brad Doty & Dave Argabright at the Chili Bowl Nationals trade show auction.

John Mancuso was the high bidder ($450) for the Parnelli Jones replica at the Chili Bowl Nationals trade show auction.

Zach Chappell show off his new ASCS sprinter at the Chili Bowl Nationals trade show.

O'Reilly Auto Parts reps Doug Bragg & Ron Byerly with Grand Mashal Parnelli Jones and promoters Lanny Edwards and Emmett Hahn at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

O'Reilly Auto Parts Reps Doug Bragg & Ron Byerly with Grand Mashal Parnelli Jones and promoters Lanny Edwards and Emmett Hahn at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Jack Miller introduces Parnelli Jones as the 2000 O'Reilly Autoparts Chili Bowl Nationals Grand Marshal.

Ron Byerly, O'Reilly Auto Parts Representative is inverviewed by Jack Miller at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Emmett Hahn, Doug Bragg & Ron Byerly are introduced and interviewed by Jack Miller at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Jack Hewitt receives the Ron Hughes Jr. Memorial Sportsmanship Award from Ron & Susie Hughes at the Chili Bowl Nationals.

Steve Peachy receives the "Hard Luck Award" for repairing Travis Rilat's mount twice during the weekend at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Jim Bruner of Tampa Florida takes final ride of the weekend in Jack Hewitt's 2 seater at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

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The Hooter's Girls at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Corey Kruseman steps out of his Bondia entry after his first win and waves to the crowd at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Top 3 Corey Kruseman, Shane Cottle & Bud Kaeding saturday night are interviewed by Jack Miller at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Top 3 Corey Kruseman, Shane Cottle & Bud Kaeding saturday night on stage with the Hooter's girls at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Top 3 Corey Kruseman, Shane Cottle & Bud Kaeding saturday night on stage with the Hooter's girls at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Corey Kruseman with the Hooter's girls at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Top 3 Corey Kruseman, Shane Cottle & Bud Kaeding in press room at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

Top 3 Corey Kruseman, Shane Cottle & Bud Kaeding with Prelimary Feature winners in the press room at the Chili Bowl Naitonals.

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