Christopher Bell wins Thursday night feature at Chili Bowl


Christopher Bell won Thursday night’s A-main at the Chili Bowl Nationals, marking the sixth consecutive year he has won the Thursday night feature.

He advanced to Saturday night’s A-main with Thursday’s win. Michael Kofoid finished second to also advance to Saturday’s A-main.

Bell, a three-time Chili Bowl Nationals champion, also won his heat race and qualifying race. Earlier this week, Bell won the Race of Champions invitational race.

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Also competing Thursday were NASCAR drivers Garrett Smithley and Ryan Ellis.

Smithley finished seventh in his heat race and 11th in his C-main.

Ellis finished fifth in his heat and placed fifth in his C-main

Here is when other drivers with NASCAR ties are scheduled to compete this week in the Chili Bowl: