Benton, IL: The inaugural JEGS Spring Door Car Shootout is less than one month away.   The event, which features two $7500-to-win main events for door car competitors only, will take place at I-57 Dragstrip (Benton, IL) on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1.   In addition to a guaranteed cash purse of over $30,000, the JEGS Spring Door Car Shootout will also boast a myriad of randomly awarded “Door” prizes for competitors who fail to make the money rounds.
“Door” Prizes at the SDCS will be randomly awarded to racers who are defeated in second and third round of the daily main events.   These special awards range in value from a set of Mickey Thompson Drive Tires to $25 JEGS gift certificates, with all sorts of values and specific prizes in between.   All told, race directors will award more than 90 individual “Door” prizes that combine for a value of over $12,000!
Some of the prizes available include:
APD Carburetor Conversion Certificate (Up to $640 value)
1 Set Mickey Thompson Drive Tires
Milodon Oil Pan, Oil Pump & Pickup
$500 off the purchase of a Racepak Sportsman Data Logger from
$250 off the purchase of any Ohlins Shock(s) from Dixie Racing Products “Live” Schools
Dixie Shift Solenoids
J&J Engine Diapers Subscriptions
K&N Cold Air Intake Systems
Digital Delay “Little Wizard” Delay Box
K&N “Wrench Off” Oil Filters
ISC Racers Tape
Plus tons of gift certificates to the following retailers:
Nitroplate, BTE, Eagle Racing Engines, Nitrous Express, Huntsville Engine & Performance, Sunset Racecraft, K&R Performance Engineering, Folk Race Cars, JEGS, Auto Meter, Abruzzi Racing Transmissions, Driskell Racing Engines, Holley, BRODIX Cylinder Heads, Moser Engineering, and The Fab Shop.
“Our goal is for every entrant to leave I-57 Dragstrip with something of value; whether it’s cash from the deep purse or a couple of these great prizes,” said co-promoter Luke Bogacki.   “Thanks to help from these great event sponsors, I think we’ll be able to spread some of the wealth to just about everyone.”
For more information about the inaugural JEGS Spring Door Car Shootout, visit or contact race promoters Scott Bailey (618-513-0165) or Luke Bogacki (256-679-8328).


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