The 24th Annual Final Call Promotions’ Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals comes to Wabash Valley Dragway May 27-29, 2022.
TERRE HAUTE, IN- Head on over to Wabash Valley Dragway May 27-29, 2022 for the 24th Annual Final Call Promotions’ Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals. The No-Box & Junior Dragster event will give racers an opportunity to compete in twin $7,500’s, $2,000-to-win Friday Gamblers Race, FREE for Veterans DD-214 $1,000-to-win Shootout, and two-days of $1,000-to-win for Junior Dragsters. Plus, you won’t want to miss the 50/50 Race Cars Burnout Contest, LIVE concert at the Racers Appreciation Dinner, and the Jenna Protz Memorial Scholarship Run for the Money.
If you aren’t able to make this event in person, be sure to tune into Motormania TV to catch all of the racing action live. The live stream is presented by Moser Engineering.
Get all of the details below!
Friday Gamblers Race + DD-214 Veteran’s Shootout
On Friday, there will be $2,000-to-win Competitive Suspension Gamblers Race. The entry fee will be $80 with a 1st round only buyback available for $40. Runner-up will earn $1,000 and semi-finalists will win $500. There will be $50 round money starting 3rd round win.
In addition, there will also be a DD-214 Veteran’s Shootout that will have a free entry for all Veterans. The winner will receive $1,000.
Saturday & Sunday Twin $7,500’s
Saturday and Sunday will feature the twin $7,500-to-win No-Box races with an Sat-Sun Weekend Entry for only $250. The runner-up on each day will receive $1,500 and semi-finalists will win $500. There will be $80 round money starting after the 3rd round win. The Bernie Mann Bonus will be in effect for both days and will award the furthest advancing past champion a $500 bonus. If there is more than one that goes out in the last round, there will be a run-off.
Grizzly, Inc Construction & Industrial Supply will be Saturday’s Sponsor and Mayes Powder coating & Sandblasting will be Sunday’s day sponsor.
- 1-Day Entry: $150
- Double-Enter 1-Day: $250
- Sat-Sun Weekend Entry: $250
- Re-Entry: $100
The purse for Jr.Dragster racers each day is $1,000-to-win and will consist of three age groups: 6-9, 10-12, 13 & Up. Age groups will run separate until one remains in each category, then combined. The runner-up will earn $400 and semi-finalists will win $100. The Sat-Sun Weekend Entry is $100 with a $20 buyback. There will also be a $100 bonus to the last standing 6-9 year old!
Final Call Promotion events are always packed with extras! There will be a time-permitting pit vehicle race on Friday night. Saturday night will feature a Tailgaters BBQ racer appreciation dinner plus a LIVE band performance by Lou Greco & Trainwreck. Earlier on Saturday, there will be a Jenna Protz Memorial Scholarship Run for the Money at 8:30AM. The Run for the Money will benefit the Jenna Protz Foundation, which provides a one thousand dollar scholarship each year to a graduating student of Vandalia High School. The foundation is in memory of Jenna Protz, a promising junior drag racer and athlete. On Sunday, there will be a 50/50 Race Cars Burnout Contest.
There will be power parking spots available with 50amp services for $20 a day in the tower side pits and showers will also be available on property.
A special thanks to all of the other sponsors of this event. They include: GZ Motorsports, FTI Performance, Firecracker Performance, Stainless Works, VP Racing Fuels, Alliance Racewear, Fuel Tech, BME Photography, Competitive Suspension, Champs Performance, Super Tour, MRA, May Race Carbs, House of Payne, Icon Forged Pistons, Moser Engineering, Wild Willy Full Fragrance, and LAW Chevrolet & Buick.
Click here to see last year’s Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals Full Results.
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