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2018 Race Series: BTE Title Sponsored King of the Coast
Now in its 13th year, the
King of the Coast bracket racing series
at Gulfport Dragway kicks off again in February for another exciting year. BTE is a proud title sponsor of the series, and we'll be rooting on racers in Gulfport, Mississippi throughout the year.
We'll also be supporting the series with our "BTE Bonus," which gives racers that elect to participate a chance to win our Top Sportsman Transmission in the Electronics and Footbrake classes for the 2018 Race Season. The participating racer that finishes the highest in the 2018 KOC Points Championship will earn the BTE Bonus and the BTE Top Sportsman Transmission.
The BTE Bonus is an addition to the current KOC Series Awards Program. The 2018 season will now have three components, listed below.
Electronics and Footbrake Points Champion: 2019 KOC Gold Card to include Buy Backs + $1000 + BTE KOC Points Champion Jacket + BTE KOC Series Trophy Check
Electronics and Footbrake Points Runner Up: FREE Buybacks to ALL 2019 KOC Races
BTE Tournament of Champions
Winner: BTE Top Sportsman Transmission + KOC Commemorative Tournament of Champions Trophy from Ezell Custom Painting
Runner Up: BTE $1,000 Shopping Spree towards BTE Manufactured Products
Semi1: BTE Torque Converter + Drum of Renegade Methanol
Semi 2: 2018 KOC Weekend Entry + Moser Engineering Gift Certificate for set of axles
BTE Bonus-BTE Top Sportsman Transmission + Bonus Cash.
Racers that elect to participate in the BTE Bonus must participate in the BTE KOC Series Event decal and display decal on their car once purchased. Decal must be purchased no later than the third event.
The cost of the KOC Series Event decal will be as follows:
$10 if decal is purchased prior to 1st Rd of Event 1.
$15 if decal is purchased at Event 1 during 1st Rd or after.
$20 if decal is purchased after Event 1.
$25 if decal is purchased after Event 2.
The cost to produce the BTE KOC Series Event Decal is $5. All monies collected over the cost to the manufacturer for the decal will be awarded to the winner of the BTE Bonus Winner in “Bonus Cash” in Electronics and Footbrake. The KOC will publish a list of participating racers and the amount of monies collected for the BTE Bonus Program.
Mark your calendars with these dates!
February 16-18: Season opener
May 4-6: King of the Coast banquet
June 1-3: BTE Tournament of Champions
September 21-23: Battle for the Golden Check
November 2-4: Junior Dragster trophy Nationals
November 30-December 2: BTE Championship Weeked and Battle for the Golden Check (
For more information, follow the King of the Coast
, and check out the
Gulfport Dragway website
at 2:38 PM
King of the Coast
Car of the Week: Tim Richard's 2010 Joe Monden Monoshock Top Dragster
Car of the Week: Dan Simmerly and Ricky Richardson's 1962 Pontiac Catalina Chassis