All Star Circuit Of Champions Gets Point Fund Increase

The Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions point fund will increase for 2020. (Jim DenHamer photo)

BROWNSBURG, Ind. – The Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 has increased the point fund for drivers finishing in the top-12 positions in the series standings.

The series point fund will now award $258,000 across the top-12 positions, including $65,000 for the championship team; a $58,000 increase from 2019. Kevin Rudeen has committed to sponsoring $50,000 of the increased fund.

“I’ll be the first to admit that I have never liked points racing, but this past year was a lot of fun for me and my team,” said Rudeen. “We had an awesome time at the All Star banquet in December and I really like the way that Tony and his team do things with the Series. I’m looking forward to 2020 with our partnership with the All Stars. We will be announcing details at a later date on our 2020 Rayce Rudeen Foundation Race.”

Not only will the series champion notice an impressive lift in the season-ending point fund, bumping up from $51,000 in 2019 to $65,000 in 2020, but the remaining 11 positions within the top-12 will also see an increase including a $9,000 jump for second and third place raising the payouts to $45,000 and $35,000, respectively.

In addition, the fourth place payout will increase from $21,000 to $28,000, fifth place from $16,000 to $22,000, sixth place from $11,000 to $15,000, seventh place from $9,500 to $12,000, eighth place from $8,000 to $10,000, ninth place from $6,500 to $8,000, tenth place from $5,500 to $7,000, eleventh place from $5,000 to $6,000, and twelfth place from $4,500 to $5,000.

“This is awesome,” said series owner Tony Stewart. “A huge thank you goes out to Kevin Rudeen. He took a chance with the All Stars last year having Cory (Eliason) driving full-time, also put together a nice contingency package for the racers and sponsored a huge Foundation race. Whenever we can give back to our racers, it puts a smile on my face.”