Monday, May 27, 2024

Mark your Calendars for the 26th Annual Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals

The 26th Annual Final Call Promotions Grizzly Inc. Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals returns to Wabash Valley Dragway on May 24-26, 2024. 

TERRE HAUTE, IN- Wabash Valley Dragway will be the place to race on May 24-26, 2024 for the 26th Annual Final Call Promotions Grizzly Inc. Bernie Mann Memorial No Delay Nationals. The No-Box & Junior Dragster event will feature twin $13,000’s each day, a $2,000-to-win FuelTech Friday Clocking in Early Gamblers Race, FREE entry DD-214 $1,000-to-win Veteran’s 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 Laris Motorsports Insurance.

Get all of the details below!

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Friday FuelTech Gamblers Race + DD-214 Veteran’s Shootout

On Friday, there will be $2,000-to-win FuelTech Clocking in Early Gamblers Race. The entry fee will be $80 with a 1st round 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 $13,000’s

Saturday and Sunday will feature the twin $13,000-to-win No-Box races with a Saturday and Sunday 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 also 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

Back again for 2024 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 $21,000 at 200 cars. More cars means more money! It will be $160 to enter, doubles will be allowed, and no buybacks. Racers must be entered in the main event to participate.

Brady Mase, 2023 Saturday Moser Workin’ Overtime Winner

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 Saturday and Sunday 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 8:00AM. 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.

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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