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5th Working Man’s $10 Grands Heads to Kil-Kare

The 5th Annual Working Man’s 10 Grands returns to Kil-Kare Raceway August 4-6, 2023. Make plans to attend now!

Photos by Holloway Saunders

XENIA, OH- It’s almost time to clock in for the rescheduled Final Call Promotions 5th Annual Working Man’s $10 Grands presented by LAW Chevrolet! Head on over to Kil-Kare Raceway August 4-6, 2023 to race each day for $10K in Top ET, $2,500 in No-Box, and $1K in Junior Dragsters. In addition, there will also be a $2,500-to-win FuelTech Friday Clocking in Early race and a Moser Engineering Saturday Workin’ Overtime progressive payout race.

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 Diamond Engine & Machine.

Get all of the details below.

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Top E.T. Competition

Top Bulb racers will compete for $10,000 on both Saturday and Sunday for a weekend entry of just $300! Racers can also chose to buy a single day entry for $200 or a double-enter 1-day entry for $300. If racers chose to double-enter both days ($600), you will get one free re-entry ticket.

The Top ET runner-up will earn $2,500 with semi-finalists getting $1,000. $100 round money after third round win and if they have over 300 cars, they will pay $125 round money. There is a re-entry available for $100.

No-Box Competition

In No-Box, drivers will compete for $2,500 on both days with a weekend entry of $150. The single-day entry will be $100 and 1st round re-entry will be available for $50. 

For a weekend entry fee of $300, the High Roller No-Box drivers will collect $100 round money or advertised No Box payouts. If the No-Box class winner is also a High Roller entry, they move on into the next round of Top ET for a chance at the $10K. The High Roller Re-Entry will be $100 for 1st round only. 

Junior Dragsters 

Junior Dragsters will race for $1,000 on both Saturday and Sunday and will be divided up by age groups (6-9, 10-12, 13 & Up). Age groups will run separate until one reminds in each category and then they will be combined. There will be a $100 bonus to the last standing 6-9 year old! The weekend entry is $100 and the first round buyback will be $20.

FuelTech $2,500-to-win Friday Clocking in Early

For once, you are going to want to clock in early! Punch your time card early on Friday, August 4th for the FuelTech USA $2,500-to-win Friday Clocking in Early race. Following Test n’ Tune (10 AM-6 PM), they will kick-off the race at 1pm. The runner-up will earn $1,000 and FREE Saturday/Sunday buybacks and the semifinalist(s) will take home $500 and one FREE Saturday/Sunday entry. If there are over 125 entries, it will pay $50 round money starting with round 3 win.

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 be $7,500-to-win but could increase up to $43,000 at 256 cars. More cars means more money! It will be $250 to enter, no buybacks, and no doubles.

Event Extras

There will be one “Run for the Money” opportunity on Saturday. 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 Saturday night, there will also be JB’s Racer Appreciation Dinner at 7pm thanks to JB’s Tire & Auto Fabrication and Tailgaters BBQ. If time permits, there will also be a pit vehicle race on Friday night.

Working Man’s Schedule


  • Early Parking…. 6pm- midnight


  • Gates & Registration Open…. 8AM
  • Test n’ Tune ($40)…. 10AM-6PM
  • (Friday Run Stickers Marked for Official Time Run @ 1PM)
  • FuelTech $2.5K Eliminations to Follow
  • Pit Vehicle Race to Follow!


  • Gates Open…. 8AM
  • New Entry Time Trial…. 10AM
  • MAYES Main Event to Follow
  • Jenna Protz Memorial Scholarship “Run for the Money” during Round 1
  • JB’s Racer Appreciation Dinner… 7PM
  • Moser Workin’ Overtime SAT night!


  • Gates Open…. 8AM
  • Chapel Services… 8:30AM
  • New Entry Time Trial…. 10AM
  • GRIZZLY Main Event to Follow
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A special thanks to all of the other sponsors of this event. They include: GZ Motorsports, Stainless Works, VP Racing Fuels, FTI Performance, Alliance Race wear, Fuel Tech, BME Photography, Champs Performance, Super Tour, MRA, May Race Carbs, House of Payne, Icon Forged Pistons, Accelerated Graphics & Signs, K+R Performance Engineering, and Wild Willy Full Fragrance. 

Are you ready to get to work? Be at Kil-Kare Raceway August 4-6, 2023 for the Working Man’s 10 Grands. 

For more information, contact Jake Hodge at 812-558-4712 or via email at finalcallpromotions@gmail.com

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