Below is everything to know about the 2022 Chili Bowl, including the TV schedule, a record-breaking entry list and the list of winners over the event’s 35-year history. Contested annually on the quarter-mile dirt oval known as Tulsa Expo Raceway inside the SageNet Center at Tulsa’s Expo Square in Oklahoma, the Chili Bowl is the hottest auto race in the cold of winter. The event’s prestige has only grown since its inception in 1987.
WHAT TV CHANNEL IS THE CHILI BOWL ON IN 2022?
The majority of the 2022 Chili Bowl Nationals will be shown live on FloRacing, the new streaming home for all NASCAR Roots action. FloRacing’s coverage captures all five qualifying nights from Monday, Jan. 10 through Friday, Jan. 15.
MAVTV Motorsports Network will show Saturday’s final feature events, beginning with the evening’s opening ceremonies at 7 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. CT (local).
Below is the breakdown of the TV and live streaming schedule for the 2022 Chili Bowl.
TULSA, Okla. — Preparations are underway as teams get ready to face off for the 36th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl nationals. The week-long event will feature hundreds of “sprint” race-cars speeding around a track at Expo Square. The final drivers made their way into the racer’s pit Sunday with the first race kicking off Monday.
Organizers tell 2 News this year’s event is a record-breaking year with the number of teams participating in the event. There are 395 teams from 38 states and 5 countries competing.
Former Cup champion Chase Elliott is among the NASCAR Cup contingent scheduled to compete Monday in the opening day of the Chili Bowl Nationals at the SageNet Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
The premier midget car event in the country goes through Saturday night’s main event. There are nearly 400 entries. Twenty-four cars will earn a spot in the 55-lap main event Saturday.
Elliott, Chase Briscoe and Alex Bowman are on the entry list for Monday’s action. Also scheduled to compete is Jesse Love, the two-time reigning ARCA Menards Series West champion, and Carson Kvapil, who will compete for JR Motorsports’ Late Model team this season.
Monday’s schedule also includes the annual Vacuworx Invitational Race of Champions. Eighteen drivers will compete in that event, including reigning Cup champion Kyle Larson, Christopher Bell and Elliott. That race is 25 laps.
Bell won the Race of Champions last year. Larson won the Chili Bowl Nationals last year for a second year in a row.
Practice Monday begins at 8 a.m. ET. Racing is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. ET. FloRacing.com will stream the action.