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More than 370 race car drivers are making their way into Tulsa for the 31st Annual Chili Bowl

Posted at 12:41 PM, Jan 08, 2017
and last updated 2017-01-08 13:41:26-05

More than 370 race car drivers are making their way into Tulsa for the 31st Annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals, according to the event's founder and co-Promoter Emmett Hahn.

The week-long event attracts drivers as young as 16. Hahn says the participants come from 36 states and five countries.

2 Works for You Reporter Gitzel Puente interviewed Rico Abreu, who won the Chili Bowl the last two consecutive years, about defending his title. She also interviewed another race car driver, Brad Noffsinger, who'll be competing this year.

Sunday is the move-in day for drivers and their midget cars. For more on the schedule of races, click here.