Corey Day wheels his No. 14 at Thunderbowl Raceway. (Paul Trevino Photo)

Trophy Cup Racers Receive Record Payout

TULARE, Calif. — The 29th version of the Trophy Cup paid a record $223,015, which includes $47, 470 that was added to the top 24 payout to meet the guaranteed purse.  

The added amount varies based on what the 24 drivers earned from the standard purse of $178,835.  

The Trophy Cup champion, Corey Day, had $7,750 added to his earnings from the purse to reach the $29,000 guarantee as 18 of the 24 drivers had additional earnings added to the guarantee.  

The least a driver could earn as a result of making it to the Saturday A main was $6,000 for the three days combined.

While Day earned $29,000, Buddy Kofoid picked up a check for $11,650, Shane Golobic earned $13,350 and Dominic Scelzi cashed a check for $10,850.

Landon Brooks ($8,750), Rico Abreu ($9,850) and Ryan Timms ($6,300) all surpassed the guarantee.

Justin Peck, Aaron Reutzel, Justyn Cox, D.J. Netto, Hunter Scheurenberg, Tyler Courtney, Cole Macedo, Justin Sanders, Colby Copeland, Bud Kaeding, Jake Andreotti, Chase Johnson, Chase Randall, Zeb Wise, Grant Duinkerken, Logan Seavey and Willie Croft each earned $6,000.