( Pierson, Fl. ) Steel Block Bandits Dirt Late Model Challenge promoter Jim Long ,Jr broke the news this morning that the 2022 Rookie of the Year championship has been taken to a new level. The announcement came early today in Florida where Long is attending the Sunshine Nationals.
“We are super excited to announce that with the support of Arizona Sport Shirts and New Point Lighting and Design, that our 2022 Rookie of the Year championship has gone from $1000 to win at its inception to $3000 to win as of today. We have seen a lot of interest since we kicked off this aspect of our program in mid November so our Rookie battle should be highly competitive. I want to thank Gerald, Wayne and Robert for helping us get this off and running this year.”Also today Long introduced a new member of the Bandit marketing team that will also associate with the Rookie class of 2022.
Furr’s Deli & Dogs of Bracey, Virginia will sponsor a $100 award for the highest finishing Rookie in each of our 14 events as well as adding $1,000 to the winning rookie of the year award. “We wanna thank Robert and his great staff at Furr’s for joining the posse to help out our Rookie program, we really appreciate it and we’ll definitely have to get the crew by there for lunch one day!” Noted Long. Furr’s is also a sponsor on Cody Wright Racing #11 that you will see on the #dueceswild tour.
Rookie points start race 1 Must pledge for full season run by race two to receive bonus money & title eligibility
Top finishing rookie at every race gets the $100