Wed, 02 Dec 2020, 21:00 PM
Funny Car Chaos Releases 2021 Championship Tour Schedule
Courtesy of Chris Graves
The Funny Car Chaos drag racing series has taken the funny car racing scene by storm since its
inaugural event in September of 2017 in Texas. Twenty one events later, with over 70 different
teams participating from across the country, the series will head into its third Championship
season in 2021 and has a lot to look forward to.
The Chaos continues to gain steam with the signing of new title sponsor Spell Paving Services out
of Texas which will propel the series to increased payouts across the eight race tour potentially
reaching a guaranteed $30,000 per event across eighteen spots. Red Line Shirt Club has returned as
title sponsor of the Championship points fund which is a guaranteed $10,000 distributed to the top
five points finishers at the end of the season.
With no regulation on body style, engine combination or fuel used, Funny Car Chaos events attract a
wide variety of floppers in their come one, come all approach. Nitro burners, screw blown alcohol
Hemis and big power Chevrolets are the most popular setups, but the door is wide open and rumors in
the pits indicate a few injected nitro combinations and even a nitrous assisted package are headed
for Chaos in 2021. The series was created by promoters Chris & Tera Graves to provide a grassroots,
affordable and competitive drag racing platform while prioritizing the entertainment value and
ground pounding action that funny cars bring to the sport of drag racing.
"Funny cars are the most iconic entity in drag racing and Funny Car Chaos has put them back on
center stage as a main attraction at unique venues across the Southwestern and Midwestern United
States. Racers can build their cars to their liking, experiment with new combinations and do it all
within their allotted budgets instead of being required to spend unnecessary money and conforming
to a rule book during their build. We strive to provide a series where racers, marketing partners
and fans are told what they can do, not what they can't do. The support from Chaos nation has been
tremendous and it keeps us motivated to push forward for bigger and better things and next season
is sure to deliver that," says Chris Graves.
The old school approach is what seems to be working for Chaos, with back up girl contests, long
smoky burnouts, dry hops and between round action including nostalgia gassers and the crowd
pleasing jet cars. Competing at smaller venues where nitro and funny car shows headline the coming
attractions each year has brought record crowds through the gates of these tracks that are the
lifeblood of the sport. It's great for the racers, it's great for the venues and it's a new and
exciting entertainment option for the traditional drag racing fan who has been longing for
something fresh at an affordable ticket price.
Ken Singleton will kick off the new season with a big target on his back as the two time defending
series Champion in his alcohol burning Monte Carlo from Oklahoma. Singleton fought off stiff
competition from Texan Chuck Loftin and his "Motivation" nitro burner and the Missouri based
"Brutus" team of John Troxel and Chris Schneider. It was a thrilling season in 2020 as the series
battled re-scheduling requirements due to the pandemic but was able to complete all eight scheduled
events and attract 55 funny car teams from over a dozen states to compete in the Chaos this year.
The 2021 Spell Paving Services Funny Car Chaos Championship Tour, presented by Red Line Shirt Club,
will kick off in epic form at the Texas Motorplex in Ennis on March 26-27th with a double feature
event that will also include the season opener of the Outlaw Fuel Altered Association. This two day
hootenanny is sure to be one of the largest drag racing events of the year in the lone star state
with 200+ cars expected on the property and a fleet three second, 200 mile per hour performers. The
series will return to Amarillo Dragway, Penwell Knights Raceway, Eddyville Raceway Park, Kearney
Raceway Park, Mo-Kan Dragway and Alamo City Motorplex, all of which were host facilities in 2020.
Added to the mix is an inaugural visit to Kansas International Dragway in Wichita, Kansas in July
which will complete the eight race battleground.
2021 Spell Paving Services Funny Car Chaos Championship Schedule:
March 26-27th - Texas Motorplex - Ennis, Texas
April 23-24th - Amarillo Dragway - Amarillo, Texas
May 14-15th - Penwell Knights Raceway - Odessa, Texas
June 4-5th - Eddyville Raceway Park - Eddyville, Iowa
June 11-12th - Kearney Raceway Park - Kearney, Nebraska
July 9-10th - Kansas International Dragway - Wichita, Kansas
September 3-4th - Mo-Kan Dragway - Asbury, Missouri
October 1-2nd - Alamo City Motorplex - San Antonio, Texas
Presented by Red Line Shirt Club
Putting the fun back in funny car, that's what the motto is at Funny Car Chaos and it's paying off
for everyone involved as popularity and attraction continues to rise among racers and fans. The
family environment in the stands and in the pits makes every event one where patrons feel over
satisfied with their experience at the drag races. This is a spectator driven sport and with that
in focus the Chaos will ride a lot of momentum into its next campaign.
More news comes from the 'Chaos' brand for 2021 with the recent announcement of "Nitro Chaos" which
will be hosted July 30-31st at Iowa's Eddyville Raceway Park. Anticipation is already building
among the independent nitro teams across the country as this event welcomes any nitro burning drag
racing machine to participate. The only rule, it must run a minimum of 80% pop in the tank. Fuel
altereds, funny cars, dragsters of all kinds, door slammers, motorcycles, if it's on fuel, it's in!
A guaranteed $30,000 purse has been posted with $10,000 to the 'A' Field winner. If you are a nitro
connoisseur, you'll certainly want to check this one out.
The Funny Car Chaos series would like to thank Spell Paving Services, Red Line Shirt Club, Mears
Mazda Volvo, Littlefield Blowers, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Taylor Motorsports Products, AlkyDigger,
Rodak's Custom Coffee, S&W Race Cars, Victory Driveline Components, CP-Carrillo, Meyer Enterprises,
Performax Trailers, Ellis County Custom Carts, Best of Texas BBQ Sauce, Still Crazy Racing, Dooley
& Sons Hot Rod Shop and Tony Lewis Collision & Paint for their support of the series and it's
racers. Find out more about the Chaos at www.funnycarchaos.com.
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