Monday, December 4, 2023

Final Call Promotions 2nd Annual Moser Door Car Duel Coming Up

Final Call Promotions returns to Wabash Valley Dragway for their final race of the season the 2nd Annual Moser Engineering Door Car Duel on August 25-27, 2023.

TERRE HAUTE, IN – The final stop on the Final Call Promotions 2023 schedule will be the Annual Final Call Promotions Moser Engineering Door Car Duel at Wabash Valley Dragway on August 25-27, 2023. You can expect three days of racing that will be open to Box, No-Box, and Junior Dragster racers, but as the name suggests, you must leave the full-size dragsters at home. The Door Car Duel gives door cars and left hand steer roadsters all the spotlight as the event is live-streamed on MotorManiaTV, courtesy of Laris Motorsports Insurance.

Get all of the details below!

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Friday Test n’ Tune & FuelTech Gamblers Race

Racers get the opportunity to warm up the racetrack beginning on Friday with the $30 Test n’ Tune session from 12-4pm. In addition, there will also be a FuelTech $2,000-to-win Gamblers Race that will have a $80 entry fee and a $40 re-entry. Drivers in the Gamblers Race will receive one time trial at 5pm, followed by first round of eliminations. Double entries will be allowed and $50 round money will begin with 3rd round win. Box and No-Box will be called separate until one remains in a category, then they will be combined.

If time allows, there will also be a pit vehicle race on Friday night.

Box Door Cars

On both Grizzly, Inc. Saturday and Mayes Powder Coating Sunday, the top bulb drivers will be competing for $10,000 to win, $2,500 for the runner-up, and $1,000 for the semifinalists.

First round losers can pay $100 for their shot at redemption in the re-entry round. Once a driver turns on the third round win light, they will collect $100 for each winning round.

There are multiple payment options for those who want to participate in the main events. A one-day Box single entry is $200 or a driver can double one-day for $300. If you’re looking to cash in both days, $300 will cover your tab.

Kevin Adams, 2022 Saturday Box Winner
Photo credit: Alkey Alex Photos
Kevin Adams, 2022 Saturday Box Winner
Photo credit: Alkey Alex Photos


Bottom bulb racers have a little more flexibility in how much risk and reward they are willing to race for during the Door Car Duel main events.

With the $100 single day entry or $150 weekend entry, No Box drivers will compete for $2,500 to win, $500 for the runner up, and $250 for the semifinalists. The re-entry will cost $50 but there is no round money earned for this option.

For those willing to up the ante by paying the $300 weekend entry fee they will also be eligible for increased benefits. The No Box High Roller racers will earn $100 round money or the No Box semi, runner-up, and winner’s purse. A first round buyback for No Box High Rollers will only cost $100.

If you win the No Box class while racing with a High Roller tech card, you will also advance into the next round of the Box class and continue racing for their $10,000 purse!

Charlie Lockhart, 2022 Sunday No Box Winner
Photo credit: Alkey Alex Photos

Junior Dragsters

Junior Dragster racers are also invited in on the fun and will compete for $1,000, $400 runner-up, and $100 semifinalists each day. They will be divided into age groups (6-9, 10-12, 13 & Up) until one remains and then they will be combined. There will also be a $100 bonus to the last standing 6-9 year old. The Saturday and Sunday weekend entry is $100 and the buyback will be $20.

Moser Engineering Saturday Workin’ Overtime

New this year 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, but doubles are okay. $250 round money will start with round 3 win.

Last Chance to Race with Final Call in 2023

The warm and fuzzy feelings you get while attending a Final Call Promotions event will be in full swing during the Moser Engineering Door Car Duel. Features like the Saturday night Tailgaters BBQ Racer Appreciation Dinner, live band performance by Big Guns, Jenna Protz Memorial Scholarship Run for the Money, and numerous fabulous round prizes will be up for grabs during the event.

Spectators and Crew gate fee will be $10 daily or $20 for the full weekend (Fri- Sun), Veterans (w/ ID) and Kids 12 & Under will be FREE!

  • Thursday: Gates & Registration Open for Early Parking: 5PM-Midnight
  • Friday:
    • 10 AM: Registration Open
    • 12-4 PM: Test n’ Tune ($30)
    • 5 PM: Gamblers Time Trial
    • FuelTech Gamblers Round 1 to follow
    • Pit Vehicle Race (Time Permitting)
  • Saturday:
    • 8 AM: Registration Open
    • 8:30 AM: Time Trial/Jenna Protz Memorial Scholarship Run for the Money
    • Grizzly Inc. Eliminations to follow
    • 6 PM: Racer Appreciation Dinner (Tailgaters BBQ)
    • Moser Workin’ Overtime Shootout!
  • Sunday:
    • 8 AM: Chapel Service
    • 8:30 AM: New Car Time Trial
    • Mayes Eliminations to follow

Make plans now to attend the Moser Engineering Door Car Duel at Wabash Valley Dragway on August 25-27, 2023!

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