Jani-King Southern Showdown Presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers- Fast Facts
Date: Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2007
Location: The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway, Concord, N.C.
Four-tenths-mile clay oval with 10-degree banking in turns
Series: World of Outlaws Late Model Series
800-horsepower, Super Late Model Stock Cars
Purse: $73,300 with a possible $30,000 for the winner of the 50-lap late model feature
Pit Gate Opens: 1:00 p.m.
Spectator Gates Open: 5:00 p.m.
WoO Late Model Series Hot Laps: 6:45 p.m.
Opening Ceremonies: 7:20 p.m.
WoO Late Model Series Heat Races: 7:30 p.m.
WoO Late Model Series Last Chance Races: 9:15 p.m.
Jani-King Southern Showdown (50 laps): 10:05 p.m.
Format: The top three finishers in each of the six heat races advance directly to the main event and they will draw for starting positions. If the driver who wins the 50-lap finale submitted an official entry form prior to Sept. 15, he will receive the $10,000 first-place prize along with an amount equal to $1,000 multiplied by his starting position.
Expected Competitors: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup drivers Clint Bowyer and Ryan Newman; late model legend Scott Bloomquist; World 100 winner Jimmy Owens; and World of Outlaws regulars Steve Francis, Chub Frank, Clint Smith, Shane Clanton, Josh Richards, Rick Eckert, Darrell Lanigan, Brian Shirley, Tim Fuller, Shannon Babb, Chris Madden and Billy Moyer are among the more than 50 late model drivers expected to compete.
Tickets: If purchased in advance, tickets for the Jani-King Southern Showdown presented by Ferris Commercial Mowers on Wednesday night, Oct. 10, are $25 for adults and $10 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online.