Bandit truck racing season finale set for Saturday

| October 25, 2017

Ricky “Rude” Proffitt and the rest of the Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series racers will hit the track at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Ga., this weekend for the final race of the series’ inaugural season.

The Minimizer Bandit Big Rig Series will wrap up its inaugural season this Saturday, Oct. 28, at Crisp Motorsports Park in Cordele, Ga., where it will crown its first champion.

The race is the 13th on the series’ schedule, which began back in March. Ricky “Rude” Proffitt has consistently been among the top finishers throughout the year, claiming five wins, which has allowed him to build a 192-point cushion in the overall points standings going into the final race.

Behind Proffitt in the standings is truck racing rookie Tommy Boileau, who ran off a string of four consecutive wins in the second half of the season.

Following the 25-lap feature race Saturday night, the championship will be awarded to the points leader.

Tickets for the race are $15 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12, and free for children 5 and under. Pit passes are available for $30 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Grandstands and pits open at 2 p.m., practice begins at 4 p.m. and racing begins at 5 p.m.

The race will also be livestreamed on the Bandit Series’ Facebook page.

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