WAYNESBORO, Va. – Dirt late model racer Logan Roberson will tackle Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in January for the first time in his young career.
Roberson, 22, has landed a ride with three-time POWRi National Midget champion Zach Daum for the 34th edition of the marquee event, held Jan. 13-18 inside the River Spirit Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla.
“I’m just really excited, this is a dream come true,” Roberson said. “I can’t thank Wynbridge, Inc. and Volunteer Speedway enough for believing in me and making this opportunity possible. We’re still seeking additional support to give us the best chance to be successful in this event.”
Roberson has been racing most of his life. He began racing at the age of six when he started racing Go-Karts. During a five-year run he accumulated more than 30 feature wins and two championships. Between his Go-Kart stint and the beginning of his late model career, Roberson acted as crew chief for his father’s operation, learning the responsibilities and requirements to maintain a successful racing program.
This year Roberson has scored 12 victories in crate late model competition in addition to dabbling in super late model competition.
“The Chili Bowl is impressive. What other race do you have nearly 400 entries for one class,” Roberson explained. “In my opinion it’s the biggest race in the world. I’m looking forward to the opportunity to further my motorsports career.”