2019 NTPA Grand National Precommitment Program Competitors: Light Unlimited

LUNL 2019 PCPrecommitment at a Glance:

For 2019, 10 precommitment positions were made available in each of the NTPA's 13 Grand National divisions. After the initial offering to 2018's top-10 GN point finishers, remaining 2018 GN point-earners were offered positions in descending order of finish.

Precommitted competitors who fulfill the program's terms receive free entry to their class(es) of precommitment at Super National and Grand National events and shares of the end-of-season Precommitment Fund. Any GN-licensed competitor can earn points at GN events, however, so precommitment is not a prerequisite to contend for a GN championship. So fans, remember just because your favorite driver is not on this list, they still may be at an event.

To see other divisions previously released check out the 2019 Precommitment section here.

2019 Grand National Light Unlimited

The schedule (14 hooks as of 4/1/2019): Benson, NC x 2; North Dinwiddie, VA x 2; Tomah, WI x 2; Hagerstown, MD x 2; Ionia, MI x 2; Mt. Sterling, IL; Salem, IL; Bowling Green, OH x 2.

The competitors (7 vehicles as of 4/1/2019):

Steve Bollinger (Taylorville, IL) and Craig and Ashley Corzine (Assumption, IL)

  • Money Pit Screwed Up: 2018 GN champion (259 points, won tie on 1sts)...4 GN wins (Tomah S2, Fort Recovery S1, Mt. Sterling, Hudsonville S1)...8 T5s, 8 T10s...average finish: 2.4 (8 appearances).]
  • New vehicle in 2019.

Brandon and R.J. Simon (Farley, IA)

  • Simon Sez: Finished 2nd in 2018 GN points (259)...3 GN wins (Fort Recovery S2, Bowling Green S2, won ring, Hudsonville S2)...8 T5s, 8 T10s...average GN finish: 2.4 (8 appearances)...won Shell Rotella Cup...2017, 2016, 2014 GN champion.
  • Simon Sez Show No Mercy: Finished 4th in 2018 GN points (-9)...GN win at Waverly...7 T5s, 8 T10s...average finish: 3.8 (8 appearances).

Keith Wayson (Harwood, MD)

  • Super Bee: Finished 3rd in 2018 GN points (-5)...best GN finish: 2nd (Tomah S2, Fort Recovery S2)...8 T5s, 8 T10s...average GN finish: 3.0 (8 appearances)...2015 GN champion.

Doug Theobald (Shelbyville, IN)

  • Full Blown Wicked: New vehicle in 2019.

Jason Gibson (Georgetown, KY)

  • New vehicle in 2019.

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