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25th Annual Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals

The 25th Annual Final Call Promotions Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals comes to Wabash Valley Dragway May 26-28, 2023. 

TERRE HAUTE, IN- Head on over to Wabash Valley Dragway May 26-28, 2023 for the 25th Annual Final Call Promotions Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals. The No-Box & Junior Dragster event will feature twin $12,500’s each day, a $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 Moser Engineering Workin’ Overtime progressive payout race on Saturday!

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!

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Friday Gamblers Race + DD-214 Veteran’s Shootout

On Friday, there will be $2,000-to-win FuelTech USA 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 $12,500’s

Saturday and Sunday will feature the twin $12,500-to-win No-Box races with an Sat-Sun Weekend Entry for only $300. The runner-up on each day will receive $1,500 and semi-finalists will win $750. There will be $100 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. 

Entry Fees

  • 1-Day Entry: $200
  • Double-Enter 1-Day: $300
  • Sat-Sun Single Weekend Entry: $300
  • Re-Entry: $100

Moser Engineering Saturday Workin’ Overtime

New for 2023 is the Saturday night Moser Engineering Workin’ Overtime race! It’s a shootout, without the hassle and rush to sign up. At 75 cars, it will start off at $4,000-to-win but could increase up to $25,000 at 230 cars. More cars means more money! It will be $160 to enter, no buybacks, and no doubles.

Jr. Dragster 

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!

Event Extras

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. 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. Also, the FuelTech MVP will win a FT450!

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.

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Cody Nott & Josh Rogers, 2022 Pit Vehicle Race Winners
25th Bernie Mann

For more information, contact Jake Hodge at 812-558-4712 or via email at finalcallpromotions@gmail.com. Click here to see last year’s Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals Full Results. 

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