Kevin Swindell Does It Again At Chili Bowl Nationals


Sunday, January 13th 2013, 10:01 am
By: Dave Davis


Another week of Chili Bowl action wrapped up at Expo Square on Saturday night.

For a record fourth straight year, Kevin Swindell won the Golden Driller trophy at the Chili Bowl Nationals.  His father, Sammy Swindell, finished second, while Brad Sweet took third place in a starting field of more than 250 drivers.

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Two Oklahomans - both from Broken Arrow - made the final A main race. Jonathan Beason ended up 15th, and Brady Bacon did not finish. Bacon spun out on the first lap and then flipped a few laps later.

NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart finished 13th. The Chili Bowl returns to Tulsa January 14-18, 2014.

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Other Oklahomans who were in the hunt for the Golden Driller include:

  • Danny Smith, Sand Springs
  • Michelle Decker, Guthrie
  • Trey Marcham, Oklahoma City
  • Alex Sewell, Broken Arrow
  • Jonathan Beason, Broken Arrow,
  • Blake Hahn, Sapulpa
  • Matt Ward, Glenpool
  • Chett Gehrke, Broken Arrow
  • Eric Fenton, Jenks
  • Blake Edwards, Claremore
  • Mike Goodman, Broken Arrow
  • Wayne Johnson, Oklahoma City
  • Kip Hughes, Enid
  • Justin Hendricks, Stillwater
  • Brandon Hahn, Tulsa
  • Tim Kent, Bristow
  • Evan Sewell, Tulsa
  • Danny Jennings, Norman
  • Tyler Robbins, Collinsville
  • Cameron Hagin, Broken Arrow
  • Hannah Adair, Tulsa
  • Billy Lawhead, Tulsa
  • Christopher Bell, Norman
  • Tyler Edwards, Salina
  • Matt Johnson, Edmond
  • Coby Hughes, Collinsville
  • Kevin Bayer, Tulsa
  • Harli White, Lindsay
  • Tyler Thomas, Collinsville
  • Jake Rosario, Guthrie
  • Dustin Morgan, Owasso
  • Waylon Weaver, Claremore
  • Layne Himebaugh, Collinsville
  • Brady Bacon, Broken Arrow
  • Jesse Frazier, Tulsa