For the 12th year, some of the greatest footbrake racers in the country will be traveling this week to Thunder Valley, Bristol Dragway in Tennessee for the BTE World Footbrake Challenge. With three days of high dollar bracket racing on the eighth-mile, this time next week, some very talented racers will be making some healthy deposits into their bank accounts.
Run by Coalburg Promotions, the event is one of the greatest in footbrake racing bringing racers to the area from all over the country.
With three separate races, the Triple 10s co-sponsored by Yukon Gear & Axle, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, just the winner’s take each day is $10,000. However, beginning with a second-round win, racers will be enjoying round money which increases with each win light. In addition, round prizes and random awards highlight each day.
The action begins Thursday with a Test n’ Tune session followed by a $3,000-to-win Gambler’s Race to get racers tuned up for the bigger money the next three days. Time permitting, another Gambler’s Race will take place after the action winds down on Friday. After Saturday’s action a Racer Appreciation Dinner will take place for in attendance; racers, crew or fans.
MotorManiaTV will also be on hand to stream the action from the opening run on Friday right up until the final round on Sunday. For more info or to follow along with all the action, visit www.worldfootbrakechallenge.com. Daily results will be posted on the World Footbrake Challenge’s Facebook page.