NOW600 Adds Sponsor, Increases Purse For 2019


DRUMRIGHT, Okla. – The Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by MyRacePass wrapped up the season by not only enjoying the two closest points battles in series history, but also announcing a major step forward beginning next year.

Lucas Oil Products is returning as the primary sponsor and Tel-Star Technologies has signed on as the presenting sponsor along with being the title sponsor of all NOW600 regional series. The series will now be known as the Lucas Oil National Open Wheel 600 Series presented by Tel-Star Technologies.

In other news, tow/appearance money is being introduced to the series next season. Drivers who are at 100 percent attendance and in the top three in the championship standings will receive $30 in tow/appearance money at each event.

There will also be a loyalty bonus for drivers who compete in 100 percent of all NOW600 national shows. A $5 bonus per race will be added to their point fund and there will be select events that will add extra bonus money.

To top it off a $15,000 points fund has been secured for the three premier NOW600 national divisions. The Stock Non-Wing and Winged ‘A’ Class national champion will each be awarded $2,000 and the Restricted ‘A’ Class national champion will be given $1,000.

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