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The Texas Outlaw: Donny Schatz Wins at Devil�s Bowl Speedway

Becomes the second ever winner of the Texas Outlaw Nationals� Ted Johnson Memorial trophy

 

 

MESQUITE, Tex. - April 25, 2015 - The Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil's Bowl Speedway on Saturday night was a battle between two drivers and the lapped traffic that lay ahead. When the checkered flag fell on the $20,000-to-win, 30-lap feature, it was Donny Schatz who scored the coveted Ted Johnson Memorial trophy and his sixth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.

Schatz led the field to the green flag. A red flag flew on the start catching up several cars including 294-time series winner Sammy Swindell. The field reset and returned to green.

Schatz led the first lap and maintained that position through the opening portion of the feature. The six-time champion caught lapped traffic on lap five and second place Shane Stewart began to catch. On lap seven, Stewart got his opportunity to take the lead.

"I knew he was a little better off the bottom of two than I was up top but I had to give it a shot," Stewart said.

Stewart slid Schatz as the two drivers came off of turn two onto the back straight using the Kyle Hirst as a pick.

"You get to a lapped car, you try to do something to get around them," Schatz said. "Shane capitalized on it. Sometimes the best place to be is running second when you hit those spots. He got by us."

For the next eight laps, Stewart worked to build up a lead over Schatz. But as he worked his way through traffic, Schatz caught back up to the Larson Marks Racing driver. On lap 16, it was Schatz back in prime position to take back the lead. In a move reminiscent of Stewart's pass for the lead several laps earlier, Schatz, on the bottom, slid Stewart as the drivers came off of turn two onto the back straight.

"You just can't make any mistakes with him running behind you," Stewart said of Schatz. "He lost the lead doing that and of course I did too."

Farther back in the field, Logan Schuchart, who started third, held off challenges from Jason Sides for the position. Sides eventually found his way around Schuchart's Shark Racing car on lap 19. The move was short lived though as Kraig Kinser battled his Mesilla Valley Transportation No. 11K car forward after falling back to fifth in the opening laps. Kinser got around Schuchart on lap 24 and then around Sides with four laps to go to take over the third position.

As the race wound down, Stewart tried to close the gap on Schatz's No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car for the lead.

"Anytime (Schatz is) out front he sets a pretty torrid pace," Stewart said. "I was trying to stay with him just in case he got caught up in lapped traffic."

Ultimately it was Schatz who donned the Outlaws cowboy hat and hoisted the Ted Johnson Memorial trophy in victory lane. He is just the second driver to have his name engraved on the award.

"It's fun racing with Shane. He's a class act. He races hard and he races clean and it's fun to come out on the better end of him," Schatz said. "Never been so proud to wear a hat in my life."

Schatz said getting through traffic and anticipating the challenges from behind were the key for the night.

"Well you've got to expect it - you don't know if he's there or not," Schatz said. "You've got to go as hard as you can and try not to make mistakes. And if you've got to move around, you move around. That we did. Getting through traffic - that's what wins and loses these races. That's what has lost me a lot of races and that's what's won me a lot too."

It was the sixth win of the season for Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team. He currently leads the championship points standings by 26 over second place Stewart.

Stewart said he was disappointed with his finish but pleased with the way the 2015 season has gone so far for his team.

"I really, really wanted to win this race," Stewart said. "I've got a lot of friends and family here. It was a race that I had on my radar that I really wanted to win. This Eneos/GoPro car has been really good all season and (crew members Scotty Martin and Andrew Seamans) once again gave me a good car. It's always fun to be able to race for the lead, to be able to race up front like we've been able to do all year. Definitely a dream come true for me."

Kinser, who finished third and in the process scored his first podium finish of the season, said the finish was one his team needed.

"We struggled a little bit the last month and a half," Kinser said. "Just to get up here on the front stretch with these two guys is an accomplishment right now for us. Hopefully this will give us some momentum going into the rest of the year."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action next Friday night, May 1 at Salina (Okla.) Highbanks Speedway. That is the first of a three night stretch that also takes the Outlaws to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. for the Spring Classic on Saturday, May 2 and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. on Sunday, May 3. Great tickets remain for all three events. Visit http://www.WoOSprint.com for more information.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

Devil's Bowl Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Tonight's win was the sixth of the season for Donny Schatz… Donny Schatz joins Daryn Pittman as the only other recipient of the Ted Johnson Memorial Award… Kraig Kinser scored his first podium finish of the season tonight at Devil's Bowl… Brad Sweet was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 10 positions to finish in 10th… Shane Stewart scored his third quick time award of the season. He is second in total awards to Kerry Madsen.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Ray Kulhanek; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Jason Johnson;Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Daryn Pittman; Superflow ($50 cash): David Gravel; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Brad Sweet; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Donny Schatz;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Ray Kulhanek; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): David Gravel; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Ray Kulhanek.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 6 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12, Devil's Bowl Speedway on April 26); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2(Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 2 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5, Keller Auto Speedway on April 17); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Paul McMahan - 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 18).

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Devil's Bowl Speedway; Mesquite, Tex.; April 25, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [$20,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [$6,000]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5] [$3,750]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [4] [$3,250]; 5. 1S-Logan Schuchart [3] [$2,750]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [11] [$2,500]; 7. 51-Paul McMahan [8] [$2,400]; 8. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [9] [$2,300]; 9. 29-Kerry Madsen [6] [$2,200]; 10. 49-Brad Sweet [20] [$2,100]; 11. 41-Jamie Veal [13] [$1,700]; 12. 9-Daryn Pittman [18] [$1,400]; 13. 45X-Johnny Herrera [14] [$1,300]; 14. 11-Steve Kinser [7] [$1,200]; 15. 31B-Kevin Swindell [21] [$1,100]; 16. 7-David Gravel [16] [$1,000]; 17. 18-Tony Bruce Jr [19] [$1,000]; 18. 1A-Jacob Allen [15] [$1,000]; 19. 83-Kyle Hirst [24] [$1,000]; 20. 7H-Jojo Helberg [10] [$1,000]; 21. 21T-Ray Kulhanek [22] [$1,000]; 22. O1-Sammy Swindell [17] [$1,000]; 23. 29T-Travis Rilat [23] [$1,000]; 24. 77X-Wayne Johnson [12] [$1,000]. Lap Leaders: Donny Schatz 1-7, 17-30; Shane Stewart 8-16. KSE Hard Charger Award: 49-Brad Sweet [+10]

Qualifying - 1. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.095; 2. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.206; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 14.229; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.242; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 14.243; 6. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, 14.361; 7. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.364; 8. 11-Steve Kinser, 14.372; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 14.374; 10. 71M-Joey Saldana, 14.441; 11. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 14.475; 12. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.543; 13. 41-Jamie Veal, 14.561; 14. 45X-Johnny Herrera, 14.608; 15. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.639; 16. 7-David Gravel, 14.640; 17. O1-Sammy Swindell, 14.643; 18. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.702; 19. 18-Tony Bruce Jr, 14.704; 20. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.726; 21. 31B-Kevin Swindell, 14.769; 22. 21T-Ray Kulhanek, 14.804; 23. O3-Joe Wood, 14.807; 24. 29T-Travis Rilat, 14.898; 25. 4X-Shawn Peterson, 14.957; 26. 83-Kyle Hirst, 14.967; 27. 17-Lane Whittington, 15.072; 28. 74X-Josh Hodges, 15.095; 29. 1AX-Kevin Ramey, 15.202; 30. 74B-John Carney II, 15.365

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]; 5. 21T-Ray Kulhanek [8]; 6. 7-David Gravel [6]; 7. 18-Tony Bruce Jr [7]; 8. 41-Jamie Veal [5]; 9. 4X-Shawn Peterson [9]; 10. 74X-Josh Hodges [10]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 11-Steve Kinser [2]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 4. 45X-Johnny Herrera [5]; 5. 77X-Wayne Johnson [1]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 7. O1-Sammy Swindell [6]; 8. 1AX-Kevin Ramey [10]; 9. 83-Kyle Hirst [9]; 10. O3-Joe Wood [8]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [1]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [4]; 4. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [3]; 5. 7H-Jojo Helberg [2]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [5]; 7. 74B-John Carney II [10]; 8. 29T-Travis Rilat [8]; 9. 31B-Kevin Swindell [7]; 10. 17-Lane Whittington [9]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [2]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [8]; 7. 11-Steve Kinser [7]; 8. 51-Paul McMahan [5]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jamie Veal [1] [-]; 2. O1-Sammy Swindell [2] [-]; 3. 31B-Kevin Swindell [4] [-]; 4. 18-Tony Bruce Jr [3] [-]; 5. 29T-Travis Rilat [6] [-]; 6. 83-Kyle Hirst [8] [-]; 7. 17-Lane Whittington [9] [$300]; 8. 74B-John Carney II [12] [$250]; 9. 1AX-Kevin Ramey [11] [$225]; 10. 74X-Josh Hodges [10] [$200]; 11. O3-Joe Wood [5] [$200]; 12. 4X-Shawn Peterson [7] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos.

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2529

0

6

12

16

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2503

-26

2

10

14

3

3

49

Brad Sweet

2456

-73

2

9

14

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2426

-103

0

6

15

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2416

-113

0

5

14

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

2410

-119

1

9

13

2

7

7s

Jason Sides

2324

-205

0

6

8

0

8

9

Daryn Pittman

2298

-231

2

6

11

0

9

7

David Gravel

2287

-242

0

2

9

1

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

2190

-339

0

1

3

0

11

1S

Logan Schuchart

2065

-464

0

1

5

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

2007

-522

0

1

5

0

13

7

Craig Dollansky

1909

-620

0

1

4

0

14

1A

Jacob Allen

1756

-773

0

0

0

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-1028

2

3

5

1

16

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-1048

1

3

6

0

17

7H

Jojo Helberg

1402

-1127

0

0

0

0

18

0

Bud Kaeding

1179

-1350

0

2

3

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-1361

0

0

0

0

20

88N

D.J. Netto

1066

-1463

0

0

0

0

 

 

Fridays Texas Outlaw Nationals Opener Rained Out at Devils Bowl

Focus on Saturdays huge $20,000-to-win World of Outlaws spectacular

MESQUITE, Texas - April 24, 2015 - The Texas Outlaw Nationals opener on Friday night at Devil's Bowl Speedway has been rained out to put the emphasis on Saturday's huge $20,000-to-win spectacular.

On Saturday the pits will open at 3 p.m. and the grandstands will open at 4 p.m.

Fans with Friday tickets can exchange them for a Saturday ticket at no change in price. Fans with a two-day package have several options. Fans can use the Friday value of their ticket for any ticket at www.WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or they can return the Friday ticket to the address printed on the back of the ticket for a refund.

If tickets are in Will Call, or if you have any other questions regarding Friday night tickets, call the World of Outlaws ticket hotline at 877-395-8606 for assistance.

 

 

 

 

At A Glance: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Returns Home to Devil�s Bowl

As the series celebrates the �80s and welcomes back Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell, the Outlaws sound off on the birthplace of the series

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - April 21, 2015 - In 1978 Ted Johnson brought together a group of sprint car drivers to form a national touring series, the World of Outlaws. And on March 18 of that year, the series held its first ever event at Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Tex.

47 years the later, the series again returns to its birthplace to take on the Texas Outlaw Nationals this Friday and Saturday night. As the series celebrates the winners of the 1980s this year, two winners from that era, 20-time Outlaw champion Steve Kinser and 294-time series winner Sammy Swindell, will join the Outlaw regulars in competing for the Texas Outlaw Nationals title.

For the full-time competitors of the series, Devil's Bowl Speedway is a special place with history and memories.

Jacob Allen, No. 1a Mark Pell Tire Service/Marty Thompson Investments, Shark Racing

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"It's fun because the historical thing is always cool - just to be part of something that's been going on for a longtime. I like Devil's Bowl - I made both nights there last year. I think it's a neat thing and I'm happy to be back."

Your father and car owner, Bobby Allen, is a previous winner at Devil's Bowl.

"My dad's won at a lot of places so I hope that means he's got the hot setup to make us go faster. And I hope I can drive the car good enough to put us up in a good position to be in the dash and up front in the main, and hopefully contend for a win."

David Gravel, No. 7 Destiny Motorsports, Destiny Motorsports

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

" It's definitely really cool because it's where it all started for the World of Outlaws. It's a unique racetrack. I ran there last year and have a little bit of experience as a driver at the track. Having a couple of starts there as a driver is definitely helpful."

Kraig Kinser, No. 11k Mesilla Valley Transportation, Steve Kinser Racing

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"Especially with sprint car racing you hit the big three places - Knoxville, Eldora, Williams Grove. Those are the biggest races but you've got to talk about Devil's Bowl. This is where it all started. It's a big track."

"People around there love that place. I ran there a few times really early in my career and then we went through a long dry spell where we didn't race there until last year. It was good to be there last year and it's definitely good to be getting back to a track that's got that tie with the Outlaws. It's a good feeling and hopefully we'll have some success there."

Kerry Madsen, No. 29 American Racing Custom Wheels, Keneric Racing

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"That's why I joined the World of Outlaws, to be able to race at the historic places, the big tracks. Devil's Bowl has a huge history with the sport. Last year was my first year on there. It had a great atmosphere about it and everyone was so excited to be there which makes the event."

Paul McMahan, No. 51 CJB Motorsports/Bair's Tree Service, CJB Motorsports

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"My hero won the very first final points night at Devil's Bowl and first Outlaws race so it's cool. Last year, going there, and seeing the No. 21 car was really cool. It's a very historical place. It's right up there with Knoxville and Eldora with what's gone on over the years at Devil's Bowl. Lanny has done a great job with the racetrack. I used to go there back when I was racing in California and the Outlaws would finish the season there. That was always a good time and I always enjoyed it. It's a unique place with the elevated back straightaway. It's one of the premier racetracks in the country."

Daryn Pittman, No. 9 Great Clips, Kasey Kahne Racing

You won at Devil's Bowl last year, how much confidence does that give your team going in to the race?

"I'm excited to go back. Devil's Bowl is a fun place. It's close to home, close to family. It's a place I grew up racing at. I was excited to go there last year. I couldn't have had a better return getting the win on the final day. I just really enjoyed it. It's a race I've been looking forward to going back to since I saw it on the schedule and know that you're going to make a return. I'm confident in our team and know that we can go there and repeat."

Joey Saldana, No. 71m Motter Equipment, Motter Motorsports

You are one of just four Outlaw regulars who have won a race at Devil's Bowl and you have some more experience going back years. How helpful is that to you as a driver and for your team?

"It's very helpful. It's cool that the track is back on the schedule - it's where the Outlaws should be. It's a cool race track and there's a lot of support for sprint car racing there. It was a home run last year. I thought they had a great crowd and great race. I'm looking forward to racing there - it suits what we do really well."

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"For myself my dad won the Summer Nationals and the Winter Nationals there. That was pre-World of Outlaws. I was lucky enough to win them too. That was cool winning something that my dad won too. And then it left and now it's back on. Hopefully it continues to stay on our schedule. It's got a great history and a lot of great racers have won there."

Donny Schatz, No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"Well that's what has made the racing for guys like me that want to be out here. Everybody starts out here with a dream and you do that going to all of these historic places. Devil's Bowl is one that was absent from the schedule for a longtime. It's back on the schedule and we went there last year and had a great time, and we get to go back there again. It means a lot to go to those places. "

You won at Devil's Bowl last year and are only one of four full-time Outlaws with a win at the track. How much confidence does that give you going in to this weekend's event?

"It doesn't give you any confidence. What you've done in the past doesn't give you any confidence for tomorrow. Experience might a little bit but just because you've won there doesn't mean you're going to go there and be good. Track prep and all of the things leading up to the race dictate a lot about what's going to happen and how things play out. We do our best to stay on top of things."

Logan Schuchart, No. 1s Mark Pell Tire Service/Marty Thompson Investments, Shark Racing

You don't have much experience at Devil's Bowl as a driver. How is that challenge different from a normal night for you?

"We go to a couple of new tracks this year, so we've got to go into it with the same attitude we had last year. Mostly last year the attitude we had going into every race is that it's a new track and hopefully we figure it out when we get there in warm ups so we can have a good start to the night. At least adapt after warm ups and get a good time trial spot. Thankfully there are some notes in our notebook that will help me. I'll at least have a car to start from and be able to adapt to the track as a driver."

Devil's Bowl holds a lot of history for the series and has a special connection to your family - your grandfather Bobby Allen is a previous winner.

"I've seen videos of my grandfather racing there. Some of the first starts the Outlaws had. That part is pretty cool. It's definitely a different track the way it's shaped. I enjoy going to different tracks throughout the country and I'm looking forward to Devil's Bowl."

Jason Sides, No. 7s Wetherington Tractor Service, Sides Motorsports

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to compete at such an historic track?

"We actually started racing there with 360s back in '93, '94. To go back there and run with the Outlaws - I always used to watch it on TV. It's where the Outlaws started so there's a lot of history there. It's always fun to go back. Lanny and Beverly have always done a really good job with the track. They keep improving it so it's great to go back there."

Shane Stewart, No. 2 Eneos/GoPro/Kick-It, Larson Marks Racing

You are from Oklahoma and have raced in other regional series that make regular appearances at Devil's Bowl. What has been your experience at the track over the years?

"A lot. It's one of the so called local tracks that I grew up racing being based in Tulsa. Back when I started that was one of the races that we could always make was the Devil's Bowl Outlaw races. Of course, they went there in the spring and the fall. ASCS went there a lot. I've raced Devil's Bowl many times. I'm definitely looking forward to getting back there. I was really excited to see that track get put back on the schedule last year. There's a lot of history there as everybody knows with the Outlaws. It has been one of the races that's been on my radar since last year, even though we didn't follow the series. I knew we were working to getting to that point this year. That is one of the races I want to do really well at. Hopefully that comes true."

Brad Sweet, No. 49 Razor Back Professional Tools, Kasey Kahne Racing

What does it mean to you as a driver to be able to go to a track like Devil's Bowl with a lot of history for the series?

"I grew up racing and watching the Outlaws go there. For whatever reason we didn't go there for a long time. Now that I'm part of the Outlaws it's nice we're going back to a place like that that has so much history. It's a great place. The fans come out which is nice. I just hope it's one of those events that keeps getting built up and we go there for a long time. It puts on great racing."

Tickets for the Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil's Speedway on Friday, April 24 and Saturday, April 25 are still available by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606. Two day ticket packages are available for both nights. A special autograph session with the Devil's Bowl Outlaw winners of the 1980s will be held on Saturday from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. behind the main grandstand.

ABOUT THE TRACK
DEVIL'S BOWL SPEEDWAY
is a high-banked, half mile oval. The track record of 13.530 seconds was established by Mark Kinser on April 24, 1999.For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/texas-outlaw-nationals-devil-s-bowl.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Donny Schatz on April 18, Daryn Pittman on April 19
2003 - Tyler Walker on March 15
2002 - Joey Saldana on March 16
2001 - Craig Dollansky on March 10, Joey Saldana on October 27
2000 - Danny Lasoski on March 11, Sammy Swindell on October 28
1999 - Danny Lasoski on April 24, Sammy Swindell on April 24 (1998 Winter Nat'ls finale), Gary Wright on October 15
1998 - Steve Kinser on March 21
1997 - Mark Kinser on March 22, Mark Kinser on October 18
1996 - Steve Kinser on March 23, Mark Kinser on October 19
1995 - Gary Wright on March 18, Stevie Smith on July 29, Gary Wright on October 21
1994 - Andy Hillenburg on March 19, Steve Kinser on July 30, Sammy Swindell on October 23
1993 - Steve Kinser on March 20, Gary Wright on July 31, Dave Blaney on October 23
1992 - Stevie Smith on March 21, Sammy Swindell on June 13, Steve Kinser on October 24
1988 - Dave Blaney on March 19, Steve Kinser on June 18
1987 - Sammy Swindell on March 15, Bobby Davis, Jr., on June 20
1986 - Bobby Allen on March 9, Sammy Swindell on June 21
1985 - Steve Kinser on March 3, Sammy Swindell on June 21
1984 - Steve Kinser on March 4, Bobby Davis, Jr., on May 4, Jeff Swindell on June 22
1983 - Doug Wolfgang on April 22, Ron Shuman on June 24
1982 - Bobby Davis, Jr., on March 20, Steve Kinser on June 25
1981 - Danny Smith on March 14, Doug Wolfgang on March 21, Ron Shuman on June 26
1980 - Doug Wolfgang on March 15, Sammy Swindell on March 22, Sammy Swindell on June 27, Sammy Swindell on September 13
1979 - Steve Kinser on March 31, Sammy Swindell on September 8
1978 - Jimmy Boyd on March 18, Sammy Swindell on September 16

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s1a.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s1a.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12); Rico Abreu - 2(Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 2 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5, Keller Auto Speedway on April 17); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1(The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Paul McMahan - 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 18).

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UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action next week. The series takes on the Salina (Okla.) Highbanks Speedway on May 1, the Spring Classic at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. on May 2 and Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. on May 3.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2379

0

5

11

15

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2356

-23

2

9

13

2

3

49

Brad Sweet

2326

-53

2

9

13

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2294

-85

0

6

14

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2278

-101

0

5

13

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

2274

-105

1

9

12

2

7

7s

Jason Sides

2182

-197

0

5

7

0

8

9

Daryn Pittman

2172

-207

2

6

11

0

9

83

David Gravel

2169

-210

0

2

9

1

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

2046

-333

0

0

2

0

11

1S

Logan Schuchart

1925

-454

0

0

4

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

1922

-457

0

1

5

0

13

7

Craig Dollansky

1909

-470

0

1

4

0

14

1A

Jacob Allen

1642

-737

0

0

0

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-878

2

3

5

1

16

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-898

1

3

6

0

17

7H

Jojo Helberg

1292

-1087

0

0

0

0

18

0

Bud Kaeding

1179

-1200

0

2

3

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-1211

0

0

0

0

20

88N

D.J. Netto

1066

-1313

0

0

0

0

2015 STAT ATTACK
There have been 17 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features this season.
Winners (9 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 5

2. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 2

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 2

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

6. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1
- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

Total Laps Led (15 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 92

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 81

3. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 74

4. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 57

5. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 50

6. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 31

7. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 30

8. - KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. - 27

9. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 23

10. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 22

11. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 12

- KERRY MADSEN, St Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 12

13. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 5

15. - JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

Pole Positions (11 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 3

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 3

3. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

5. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

Hard Charger Award (17 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 1

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DOMINIC SCELZI, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- JASON STATLER, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Dover, Pa. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- KEVIN SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Time Trial leaders (10 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 4

2. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 2

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

6. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 1

- JONATHAN ALLARD, Chico, Calif. - 1

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

Heat Race Winners (27 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 6

2. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 5

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 5

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 5

5. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 4

6. - RICO ABREU, Rutherford, Calif. - 3

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 3

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

- D.J. NETTO, Hanford, Calif. - 3

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 3

12. - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 2

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 2

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 2

16. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- CHASE JOHNSON, Penngrove, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- AUSTEN WHEATLEY, Lake Stevens, Wash. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (11 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 3

2. - LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 2

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 2

4. - BRYAN CLAUSON, Noblesville, Ind. - 1

- WILLIE CROFT, Roseville, Calif. - 1

- MITCHELL FACCINTO, Hanford, Calif. - 1

- SHANE GOLOBIC, Fremont, Calif. - 1

- KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- CARSON MACEDO, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DUSTY ZOMER, Brandon, S.D. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (17 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 2

4 - 5

6 - 9

8 - 1

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $75,000

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $63,150

3. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $53,250

4. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $47,900

5. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $44,800

6. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $38,950

7. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $35,675

8. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $29,300

9. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $26,625

10.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $16,875

11.- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $16,450

12.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $16,350

13.- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $15,850

16.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $8,175

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)
2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)
3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)
4. Wednesday, March 3 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Shane Stewart (1)
5. Thursday, March 4 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Terry McCarl (1)
6. Saturday, March 7 / USA Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brian Brown (1)
7. Friday, March 13 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (1)
8. Saturday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)
9. Saturday, March 21 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)
10. Sunday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Rico Abreu (2)
11. Saturday, March 28 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, Calif. / Donny Schatz (3)
12. Sunday, March 29 / Antioch Speedway / Antioch, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (2)
13. Wednesday, April 8 / Placerville Speedway / Placerville, Calif. / Donny Schatz (4)
14. Saturday, April 11 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Brad Sweet (2)
15. Sunday, April 12 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Donny Schatz (5)
16. Friday, April 17 / Keller Auto Speedway / Hanford, Calif. / Shane Stewart (2)
17. Saturday, April 18 / Perris Auto Speedway / Perris, Calif. / Paul McMahan (1)

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

A Tale of Two Ends: McMahan Scores His First Win of the Season

With his win at Perris, the CJB Motorsports driver is the ninth different winner of the season

 

 

PERRIS, Calif. - April 18, 2015 - Saturday night's SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway was a tale of two ends - the scramble at the beginning and the pass at the end.

After a three lap scrum to start the feature, Kerry Madsen battled past Donny Schatz to take over the lead. It was then Joey Saldana who fought his way past Madsen. Ultimately though, the night belonged to Paul McMahan who got around Saldana on the second to last lap and took home his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.

"We qualified well and we were just trying things all night long and we just went back to normal," McMahan said. "I tell you what, the car was phenomenal. I could run the top and bottom of one and two and three and four I was coming in around the top. It started taking a little rubber or cleaned off a lot and Joey just got held up with lapped traffic and I was able to get to him. And then got down in there and was able slide up in front of him. Going to victory lane - I'll tell you it's awesome to win here in Perris."

McMahan's win made him the ninth different winner of a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event so far this season. With 24 career wins, he is now just one win away from tying Bobby Allen for 17th on the all-time wins list.

The night was notable early on as the first time the series has used a new format for fields under 21 cars. After qualifying, there were two heat races with the winner and top qualifier in each transferring to the Dash. Then there were two qualifier races - the fields were set by Heat race finishing position - where the winner and top qualifier in each transferred to the Dash.

Donny Schatz won the Dash and led the field to the feature green flag. As the field entered turn one, Madsen dove in and slid Schatz onto the backstretch. Schatz drag raced Madsen to turn three and briefly retook the lead before Madsen got back around him. Madsen led one more lap before Saldana charged forward.

As they rounded turn four approaching the start finish line on lap three, Saldana went high onto the front straight and took over the lead. McMahan, meanwhile, battled from his fourth place starting position, around Madsen and Schatz to take over the second place position.

Saldana hit lapped traffic on lap seven, but continued to expand his lead through much of the 30-lap feature which went flag-to-flag without a caution. Schatz, who started the night on the pole, slipped back as far as sixth. The Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver began to make his march back to the front on lap 23. He got around Brad Sweet, then Madsen and finally around Stewart, who sits second in the championship standings behind Schatz, to take over the third position.

In the waning laps, McMahan began to make his push forward and was able to close the gap as Saldana got bunched up in lapped traffic. As the two drivers rounded the track with two laps to go, McMahan was able to get a run on Saldana coming off of turn two and drag race past the Motter Motorsports No. 71m. Saldana tried to retake the position, but it was McMahan who crossed the finishline in first.

"That was my only shot," McMahan said about the pass on Saldana. "I wasn't going to be able to follow him around there and to be able to pass him - Joey was keeping up a pretty good pace there. The middle is kind of dirty and that's what we were kind of banking on. I was able to get through there clean and slide up in front of him."

Saldana and his Motter Motorsports team hosted Workshops for Warriors, a non-profit dedicated to training military veterans for manufacturing careers, on Saturday night at Perris. Saldana finished the night in second.

"It's huge for us right now," Saldana said. "I've been struggling so it's nice to get a good result for our Workshop for Warriors tonight. We had a good car here."

Schatz said his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car was good heading into the feature but took a while to get up to speed.

"We missed it a little bit," Schatz said. "I was in the wrong part of the race track at all the right time so it's just the way it goes. I made some mistakes tonight… but had we were able to get back going there at the end and had a shot just came up a little short."

Two-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Jason Meyers, who filled in through the final four races of the California stretch for an injured Jason Johnson, took home the KSE Racing Hard Charger Award after advancing four positions to finish in eighth.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads east to take on the birthplace of the series, Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the Texas Outlaw Nationals on April 24 and 25. Great seats still remain at the historic track and can be purchased by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606 . Purchase a 2-day ticket package by April 23 and receive a free fan pit pass.

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Perris Auto Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Paul McMahan's win tonight was his first win of 2015… Paul McMahan was the ninth different winner of 2015… Jason Meyers, filling in for Jason Johnson, was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing four positions to finish in eighth… Shane Stewart took home his second quick time of the season.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Randy Waitman; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Paul McMahan;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Jason Meyers; Edelbrock ($50 cash): David Gravel; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart;Superflow ($50 cash): Jacob Allen; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Paul McMahan;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Jason Meyers; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Paul McMahan;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Randy Waitman; JE Pistons (Set of Rings):Jacob Allen; JE Pistons(Set of Rings): Randy Waitman.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12); Rico Abreu - 2(Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 2 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5, Keller Auto Speedway on April 17); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1(The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Paul McMahan - 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 18).

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Perris Auto Speedway; Perris, Calif.; April 18, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [4] [$10,000]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [3] [$5,500]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [$3,200]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [5] [$2,800]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [6] [$2,500]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [2] [$2,300]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [7] [$2,200]; 8. 41-Jason Meyers [12] [$2,100]; 9. 83-David Gravel [8] [$2,050]; 10. 7S-Jason Sides [13] [$2,000]; 11. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10] [$1,500]; 12. 1s-Logan Schuchart [9] [$1,200]; 13. 7-Craig Dollansky [11] [$1,100]; 14. 7H-Jojo Helberg [15] [$1,050]; 15. 1A-Jacob Allen [14] [$1,100]; 16. 69-Randy Waitman [17] [$900]; 17. 73-Shane Golobic [16] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Kerry Madsen 1-2, Joey Saldana 3-28, Paul McMahan 29-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 41-Jason Meyers [+4]

Qualifying - 1. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.506; 2. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.566; 3. 51-Paul McMahan, 14.660; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana, 14.663; 5. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.666; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.845; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.939; 8. 83-David Gravel, 14.950; 9. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 14.989; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 15.005; 11. 7-Craig Dollansky, 15.024; 12. 41-Jason Meyers, 15.112; 13. 7S-Jason Sides, 15.306; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen, 15.338; 15. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 15.366; 16. 73-Shane Golobic, 15.433; 17. 69-Randy Waitman, 16.856

Heat 1 - (8 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 6. 7S-Jason Sides [7]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]; 9. 69-Randy Waitman [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps) - 1. 83-David Gravel [1]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 5. 41-Jason Meyers [6]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5]; 7. 73-Shane Golobic [8]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]

Qualifier 1 - (8 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [3]; 3. 7s-Jason Sides [4]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [2]; 5. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 6. 7H-Jojo Helberg [6]; 7. 69-Randy Waitman [7]

Qualifier 2 - (8 Laps) - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [1]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [2]; 3. 41-Jason Meyers [3]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [4]; 5. 73-Shane Golobic [5]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [6]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [1]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 2-Shane Stewart [6]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [5]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [7]; 8. 83-David Gravel [8]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2379

0

5

11

15

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2356

-23

2

9

13

2

3

49

Brad Sweet

2326

-53

2

9

13

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2294

-85

0

6

14

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2278

-101

0

5

13

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

2274

-105

1

9

12

2

7

7s

Jason Sides

2182

-197

0

5

7

0

8

9

Daryn Pittman

2172

-207

2

6

11

0

9

83

David Gravel

2169

-210

0

2

9

1

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

2046

-333

0

0

2

0

11

1S

Logan Schuchart

1925

-454

0

0

4

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

1922

-457

0

1

5

0

13

7

Craig Dollansky

1909

-470

0

1

4

0

14

1A

Jacob Allen

1642

-737

0

0

0

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-878

2

3

5

1

16

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-898

1

3

6

0

17

7H

Jojo Helberg

1292

-1087

0

0

0

0

18

0

Bud Kaeding

1179

-1200

0

2

3

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-1211

0

0

0

0

20

88N

D.J. Netto

1066

-1313

0

0

0

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Bad Boy Buggies (Official Side-by-Side Vehicle), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Penske Racing Shocks, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, Impact Race Products, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

Shane Stewart Scores Second Win of the Season

The Larson Marks Racing driver narrows his deficit in the championship standings to 22 points behind Schatz after Keller Auto Speedway Win

 

 

HANFORD, Calif. - April 17, 2015 - Shane Stewart scored his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season in dominant fashion Friday night at Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds.

The Larson Marks Racing driver battled past Bud Kaeding to start the feature and through early cautions and lapped traffic, Stewart never looked back.

"It was such a really slow paced race, it's so hard to judge how fast you need to push yourself," Stewart said in victory lane. "It was just a really, really tricky track. These races are so hard to win and to get two wins already before we get off the west coast swing is just a true testament to this team."

Stewart inched closer to reigning World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz in championship points standings. He is now just 22 points back after 16 races.

California-native Bud Kaeding started the feature on the pole with Stewart in second. When the green flag waved, Kaeding jumped to a solid start as Stewart bobbled. By the time the two came around for the first lap however, Stewart had battled past Kaeding and led the first lap. Brad Sweet was the biggest beneficiary of the start as he advanced to third by lap 1 and second by lap 2. Paul McMahan took over the third spot on lap two.

The first caution flag fell on lap five as the No. 37 car of Michael Faccinto stopped just off the back straight. A quick red followed on the restart after David Gravel's No. 83 car flipped on the back. He was OK. Two more cautions came out in the laps that followed.

One driver who was able to take advantage of the restarts was Schatz. He started in the 16th position and by lap 10 had worked his way to eighth. On the final restart of the night on lap 11, Schatz was able to battle past four cars to take over the fourth position. He ended the night as the KSE Racing Hard Charger Award recipient after advancing 12 positions.

Lapped traffic came into play for Stewart on lap 16 and he worked hard to maneuver his No. 2 Eneos/GoPro car through. With Sweet catching in second, Stewart nearly cost himself the lead as a lapped car slowed him off of turn four.

"When it gets that slow, you know you can't hesitate, especially with these guys," Stewart said. "I was thinking that if I did get too slow off of four then some guy is going to duck underneath coming off the bottom."

He was able to maintain his lead.

When the checkered flag fell, Stewart had built up a sizable lead and lapped up to 11th place.

"Everything worked out well for us tonight," Stewart said. "It starts at the beginning of the night… Hopefully lady luck stays with us throughout the season."

Sweet, who has two wins on the season, said he was happy with the consistency of his No. 49 Razor Back Professional Tools team.

"We started seventh in the dash and moved forward there to fourth," Sweet said. "Started fourth, moved to second. We would have liked to have won it but on nights like this, we're really happy with the podium finish. We've been trying to build some consistency with these cars."

After bad luck last weekend at Calistoga, McMahan, a California-native and veteran at Hanford, said it was good to get over the hump and finish well with his CJB Motorsports team.

"I had two bad days and then a bad experience going home so hopefully we got all the bad out of the way," McMahan said. "Very tricky race track, very dirty running the bottom. You just kind of had to bide your time on the time in lapped traffic, wait to catch… We had a good race car. I've run a lot of laps at this place and means a lot to be here and finish on the podium."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series closes out the spring California swing tomorrow night at the SoCal Showdown at Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Great seats remain and can be purchased at the track's ticket booth.

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Keller Auto Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Tonight's win was the second of the season for Shane Stewart… Paul McMahan scored his second quick time of the season tonight… Donny Schatz's championship points lead over Shane Stewart shrank to 22 points… Donny Schatz was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 12 positions to finish in fourth… Paul McMahan, who took home his second quick time of the season Friday night, finished third in his heat, third in the dash and third in the feature… Shane Stewart led all 35 laps in his win tonight.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Craig Dollansky; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Shane Stewart;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Bud Kaeding; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Cometic Gasket($50 cash): Jason Sides; Superflow ($50 cash): Jason Meyers; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Donny Schatz; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): David Gravel; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): David Gravel; JE Pistons(Set of Rings): Craig Dollansky.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12); Rico Abreu - 2(Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 2 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5, Keller Auto Speedway on April 17); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1(The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5).

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Keller Auto Speedway; Hanford, Calif.; April 17, 2015

A-Main - (35 Laps) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [$10,000]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [4] [$5,500]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [3] [$3,200]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [16] [$2,800]; 5. O-Bud Kaeding [1] [$2,500]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [6] [$2,300]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [8] [$2,200]; 8. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [5] [$2,100]; 9. 21-Tommy Tarlton [19] [$2,050]; 10. 1s-Logan Schuchart [11] [$2,000]; 11. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [17] [$1,500]; 12. 7S-Jason Sides [14] [$1,200]; 13. 71M-Joey Saldana [7] [$1,100]; 14. 41-Jason Meyers [20] [$1,050]; 15. 1A-Jacob Allen [21] [$1,000]; 16. 12-Scott Parker [23] [$900]; 17. 11K-Kraig Kinser [13] [$800]; 18. 99-Shawn Wright [24] [$800]; 19. 9S-Landon Hurst [22] [$800]; 20. 7H-Jojo Helberg [9] [$800]; 21. 83-David Gravel [10] [$800]; 22. 88N-DJ Netto [12] [$800]; 23. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [15] [$800]; 24. 7-Craig Dollansky [18] [$800]. Lap Leaders:Shane Stewart 1-35. KSE Hard Charger Award: 15-Donny Schatz [+12]

Qualifying - 1. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.542; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.577; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.577; 4. 83JR-Kyle Hirst, 13.603; 5. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.649; 6. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 13.662; 7. O-Bud Kaeding, 13.676; 8. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.676; 9. 83-David Gravel, 13.715; 10. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.725; 11. 88N-DJ Netto, 13.725; 12. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.736; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.754; 14. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.754; 15. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, 13.763; 16. 33E-Evan Suggs, 13.859; 17. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.890; 18. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 13.924; 19. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.090; 20. OOJR-Cory Eliason, 14.108; 21. 21-Tommy Tarlton, 14.112; 22. 41-Jason Meyers, 14.221; 23. 12-Scott Parker, 14.440; 24. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.462; 25. 9S-Landon Hurst, 14.596; 26. 99-Shawn Wright, 14.673; 27. 98-Sean Watts, 15.251

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. O-Bud Kaeding [2]; 2. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 4. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [3]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5]; 6. 41-Jason Meyers [8]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 8. 33E-Evan Suggs [6]; 9. 9S-Landon Hurst [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [2]; 2. 88N-DJ Netto [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 6. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 7. OOJR-Cory Eliason [7]; 8. 99-Shawn Wright [9]; 9. 12-Scott Parker [8]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 83-David Gravel [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [6]; 5. 21-Tommy Tarlton [7]; 6. 7H-Jojo Helberg [3]; 7. 1A-Jacob Allen [8]; 8. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [5]; 9. 98-Sean Watts [9]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. O-Bud Kaeding [1]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [6]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 5. 83JR-Kyle Hirst [3]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 8. 9-Daryn Pittman [8]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [1] [-]; 2. 1A-Jacob Allen [6] [-]; 3. 9S-Landon Hurst [7] [-]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [3] [-]; 5. 12-Scott Parker [5] [-]; 6. 99-Shawn Wright [8] [-]; 7. OOJR-Cory Eliason [4] [$300]; 8. 33E-Evan Suggs [2] [$250]; 9. 98-Sean Watts [9] [$225]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2235

0

5

10

14

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2213

-22

2

8

12

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

2186

-49

2

8

12

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2156

-79

0

6

13

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2132

-103

0

4

12

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

2124

-111

0

8

11

2

7

7s

Jason Sides

2052

-183

0

5

6

0

8

83

David Gravel

2037

-198

0

2

8

1

9

9

Daryn Pittman

2036

-199

2

6

10

0

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

1918

-317

0

0

2

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1837

-398

0

1

5

0

12

1S

Logan Schuchart

1799

-436

0

0

4

0

13

7

Craig Dollansky

1785

-450

0

1

4

0

14

1A

Jacob Allen

1522

-713

0

0

0

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-734

2

3

5

1

16

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-754

1

3

6

0

17

0

Bud Kaeding

1179

-1056

0

2

3

0

18

7H

Jojo Helberg

1170

-1065

0

0

0

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-1067

0

0

0

0

20

88N

D.J. Netto

1066

-1169

0

0

0

0


 

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At A Glance: Jason Sides on the Move with Scott Gerkin

The Bartlett, Tenn.-native is knocking on the door of a win as the series moves to Keller Auto Speedway and Perris Auto Speedway

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - April 15, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series wraps up its spring California swing this weekend at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. One driver who is experiencing a renaissance as the season gets into full swing is Jason Sides.

The Bartlett, Tenn.-native moved into 2015 after a disappointing run the previous season. Sides, a 13-time series winner, finished 2014 with no wins and only three top-five finishes.

So far this year, he has five top-five finishes and has found himself on the podium in the last three straight races, including a season-best second place finish last weekend at Calistoga.

"Right now it's started off pretty good," Sides said of 2015 after good runs in Florida at DIRTcar Nationals and success toward the latter end of the California swing.

One important addition for Sides and his team this season is Scott Gerkin.

Gerkin, the longtime and prolific crew chief for Steve Kinser, is a master engine tuner and innovator in the sport. The series veteran is also known for his work teaching many others around the garage. He was honored in the off-season with the Ted Johnson Memorial Award for Outstanding Contribution to Sprint Car Racing.

"We've been friends for a longtime and having him over here has helped us tremendously just not having to do so much with just myself and (crew member/brother Paul Sides)," Sides said. "He's brought a lot of knowledge and it's been good to just be able to bounce stuff off of him and back and forth. It makes for a fun night."

Sides is on the hunt for his first win this season. His last win came toward the end of the 2012 season at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. As he looks to the rest of the season, Sides said consistency is the key for success.

"You really need to be consistent every night, in and out," he said. "The biggest thing is getting out of California. We haven't always run good here. We get back East a little bit and hopefully we can get things turned around and have a little more consistency as far as top-fives. If you're in the top-five the wins will come and hopefully we can just be up there."

Tickets for both World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events at Keller Auto Speedway and Perris Auto Speedway are still available by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606. A free fan pit pass is available for all advance ticket purchases to the Perris event.

ABOUT THE TRACKS
KELLER AUTO SPEEDWAY
is asemi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.293 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on Feb. 23, 2001.For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/keller-auto-speedway.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Cody Darrah on April 11
2013 - Donny Schatz on April 12
2003 - Tim Kaeding on Feb. 21
2002 - Danny Lasoski on Feb. 22
2001 - Andy Hillenburg on Feb. 23, Stevie Smith on Aug. 28
2000 - Johnny Herrera on Feb. 25, Joey Saldana on Sept. 8
1999 - Danny Lasoski on Feb. 19, Steve Kinser on Sept. 10
1998 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 11
1997 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 12
1996 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 11
1995 - Danny Lasoski on Sept.6
1994 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 7
1993 - Stevie Smith on Sept. 1
1992 - Stevie Smith on March 4, Sammy Swindell on Sept. 2
1991 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 18
1990 - Steve Kinser on Feb. 28, Steve Kinser on Sept. 19
1989 - Joe Gaerte on March 8, Bobby Davis Jr. on Sept. 19
1988 - Doug Wolfgang on Feb. 24, Steve Kinser on Sept. 20
1987 - Bobby Davis Jr. on Feb. 25, Steve Kinser on Sept. 9
1986 - Brad Doty on Feb. 26, Steve Kinser on Sept. 27
1985 - Jeff Swindell on Sept. 25

PERRIS AUTO SPEEDWAY is asemi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 13.875 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on Feb. 23, 2002. For more event information and to purchase tickets, visit http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/ordertickets.asp?p=558&backurl=default.asp .

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Joey Saldana on April 12
2013 - Daryn Pittman on April 13
2012 - Joey Saldana on March 10
2007 - Kerry Madsen on Oct. 20
2004 - Jason Meyers on Feb. 28
2003 - Danny Lasoski on Feb. 23
2002 - Daryn Pittman on Feb. 23
2000 - Danny Lasoski on Feb. 26
1999 - Johnny Herrera on Feb. 20, Craig Dollansky on Oct. 30
1998 - Mark Kinser on Oct. 31, Mark Kinser on Oct. 31
1997 - Mark Kinser on Feb. 15, Mark Kinser on Oct. 26
1996 - Mark Kinser on Nov. 1

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s1a.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s1a.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12); Rico Abreu - 2(Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5)

LISTEN LIVE: Listen live for FREE to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Hanford Speedway and Keller Auto Speedway on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to the birthplace of the series, Devil's Bowl Speedway on April 24 and 25 for the Texas Outlaw Nationals. Donny Schatz and Daryn Pittman split wins at the track last season.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2093

0

5

9

13

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2063

-30

1

7

11

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

2040

-53

2

7

11

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2018

-75

0

6

12

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2008

-85

0

4

12

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

1979

-114

0

7

10

1

7

83

David Gravel

1929

-164

0

2

8

1

8

7s

Jason Sides

1926

-167

0

5

6

0

9

9

Daryn Pittman

1900

-193

2

6

9

0

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

1802

-291

0

0

2

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1752

-341

0

1

5

0

12

7

Craig Dollansky

1683

-410

0

1

4

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1669

-424

0

0

3

0

14

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-592

2

3

5

1

15

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-612

1

3

6

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1402

-691

0

0

0

0

17

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-925

0

0

0

0

18

7H

Jojo Helberg

1060

-1033

0

0

0

0

19

21X

Carson Macedo

1043

-1050

0

0

0

0

20

0

Bud Kaeding

1039

-1054

0

1

2

0

2015 STAT ATTACK
There have been 15 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features this season.
Winners (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 5

2. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 2

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

5. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

Total Laps Led (15 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 92

2. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 57

3. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 50

4. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 48

5. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 46

6. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 31

7. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 30

8. - KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. - 27

9. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 22

10. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 21

11. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 12

12. - KERRY MADSEN, St Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 10

13. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 5

15. - JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

Pole Positions (10 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 3

2. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

5. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

Hard Charger Award (15 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DOMINIC SCELZI, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- JASON STATLER, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Dover, Pa. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- KEVIN SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Time Trial leaders (10 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 4

2. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

4. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 1

- JONATHAN ALLARD, Chico, Calif. - 1

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

Heat Race Winners (27 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 6

2. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 5

3. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 4

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 4

5. - RICO ABREU, Rutherford, Calif. - 3

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

- D.J. NETTO, Hanford, Calif. - 3

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 3

10. - BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 2

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 2

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 2

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

16. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- CHASE JOHNSON, Penngrove, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- AUSTEN WHEATLEY, Lake Stevens, Wash. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (11 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 3

2. - LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 2

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 2

4. - BRYAN CLAUSON, Noblesville, Ind. - 1

- WILLIE CROFT, Roseville, Calif. - 1

- SHANE GOLOBIC, Fremont, Calif. - 1

- KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- CARSON MACEDO, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DUSTY ZOMER, Brandon, S.D. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (15 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 2

4 - 5

6 - 7

8 - 1

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $69,000

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $50,350

3. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $45,250

4. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $40,400

5. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $34,700

6. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $32,350

7. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $31,075

8. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $26,100

9. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $23,775

10.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $16,350

11.- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $14,550

12.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $13,675

13.- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $13,550

16.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $6,075

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)
2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)
3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)
4. Wednesday, March 3 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Shane Stewart (1)
5. Thursday, March 4 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Terry McCarl (1)
6. Saturday, March 7 / USA Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brian Brown (1)
7. Friday, March 13 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (1)
8. Saturday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)
9. Saturday, March 21 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)
10. Sunday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Rico Abreu (2)
11. Saturday, March 28 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, Calif. / Donny Schatz (3)
12. Sunday, March 29 / Antioch Speedway / Antioch, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (2)
13. Wednesday, April 8 / Placerville Speedway / Placerville, Calif. / Donny Schatz (4)
14. Saturday, April 11 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Brad Sweet (2)
15. Sunday, April 12 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Donny Schatz (5)

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

Schatz Overcomes Illness, Battles Past Dollansky to Score Calistoga Win

It is the fifth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win of the season for the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver

 

 

CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 12, 2015 - Donny Schatz powered past two formidable foes in Sunday night's Wine Country Outlaw Showdown at Calistoga Speedway - illness and Craig Dollansky.

"I was a little nervous there," Schatz said in victory lane. "These guys carried this whole race team tonight. I don't know what I did last night - either I've got the flu coming on again or something but I feel like hell. I've been having the chills here for the last hour but I'm just glad to get the win."

It was the fifth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season for Schatz - the most of any driver so far this season. The six-time series champion also extended his points lead over second place Shane Stewart to 30.

While the night may have belonged to Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team, it was series veterans Craig Dollansky and Jason Sides, with an appearance from Shane Stewart, who put on the biggest show throughout the feature.

Dollansky, who has 59 series wins and last stood in victory lane at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 nearly two years ago, led the field to the green flag. By lap six, the Elk River, Minn.-native had built up a sizable half-straightaway lead. Then disaster nearly struck. As Dollansky exited turn two on lap seven, he nearly lost control of his car.

"Initially they had rolled the top in and I had raced more around the top part and it was coming apart - some ruts were developing in both corners," Dollansky said.

The driver recovered and maintained the lead, but Schatz was able to close the gap.

In the third position, Joey Saldana, who started the night in fifth but battled forward in the opening lap, was fending off a challenge from third place starter Jason Sides. After a two lap fight, Sides took over the position on lap nine.

A three-way battle at the front commenced with Schatz trying to get around Dollansky while fending off a challenge from Sides. Both Schatz and Sides got around Dollansky on lap 12. A caution flag flew the next lap by.

Dollansky ultimately slipped as far as the fourth position before he worked his way back to second. A caution flag with eight to go bunched the field back up and gave Dollansky and Stewart the opportunity they needed.

On the restart, the Destiny Motorsports driver powered his No. 7 Aggressive Hydraulics car forward. He battled Schatz through the next several laps as he tried to regain the lead. Stewart got around Sides to take over the third position, but it was a short-lived five laps, as Sides worked his way back.

As Schatz extended the lead for his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car in the final three laps, all eyes turned to the battle for second. Dollansky and Sides worked the low side and the middle on the cushion - Dollansky held off Sides with two to go.

"Then the last lap, Craig was hung on the outside there and I just kept hitting the bottom," Sides said. "There was a little bit of moisture coming down the front straightaway and I hit it and drag raced by him."

With the checkered flag in the air, Sides drag raced his No. 7s Mesilla Valley Transportation car past Dollansky to the finishline, taking home a second place finish.

"It's just one of those things where we just kept plugging away on the bottom," Sides said. "We were actually pretty good early. Some of the cautions there we felt like we had a right rear flat and it took three or four laps to get back going but the longer it went, the better it was and we'd get back on a rhythm."

Dollansky led the first 12 laps of the feature on the way to scoring the best finish of the season for his team.

"We're leaps and bounds ahead of where we have been and this Destiny Motorsports team is just going to keep working hard," Dollansky said. "These two guys who beat us tonight, they've been on their game and obviously Donny has been in a class of his own for a while. I raced with him, raced with Jason, some good clean racing. Those guys are the best it gets."

After a run Saturday night at Calistoga that saw his team as far back eighth, Schatz said they learned from their mistakes and entered the night with changes in mind. As Dollansky set the pace early, Schatz said he was confident the bottom line would be the best as the night wore on.

"I didn't figure it would come in until we got to traffic and (Jason) kind of showed me the bottom there and got down there and was able to get by Craig and stay there," Schatz said. "The car just got better and better and better, and that's what this Bad Boy team does. They just make phenomenal decisions and do all the right things."

Logan Schuchart was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 11 positions to finish in eighth.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series wraps up its spring California swing next weekend at Keller Auto Speedway at King's Fairgrounds in Hanford and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway. Great seats remain for both events and can be purchased by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or by calling (877) 395-8606.

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Calistoga Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Donny Schatz scored his fifth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season - the most of any driver so far… After a string of eight different winners to start the season, the last seven winners have been repeat winners… Schatz's points lead is now 30 over second place Shane Stewart… Logan Schuchart was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 11 positions to finish in eighth… David Gravel got his first quick time of the season Sunday night.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Kraig Kinser; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): David Gravel; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): David Gravel; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Jason Meyers; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Bud Kaeding; Superflow ($50 cash): Cody Darrah; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Craig Dollansky;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Logan Schuchart; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Donny Schatz;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Kraig Kinser; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Austen Wheatley; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Paul McMahan.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 12); Rico Abreu - 2(Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Calistoga Speedway; Calistoga, Calif.; April 12, 2015

A-Main - (25 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [$10,000]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [3] [$5,000]; 3. 7-Craig Dollansky [2] [$3,000]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [4] [$2,700]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [10] [$2,500]; 6. 83-David Gravel [7] [$2,200]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [5] [$2,000]; 8. 1s-Logan Schuchart [19] [$1,800]; 9. 49-Brad Sweet [14] [$1,600]; 10. 41-Jason Meyers [6] [$1,450]; 11. 3C-Jonathan Allard [13] [$1,300]; 12. 21X-Carson Macedo [15] [$1,200]; 13. O-Bud Kaeding [8] [$1,100]; 14. 9-Cody Darrah [9] [$1,000]; 15. 31C-Justyn Cox [12] [$950]; 16. 35M-Kyle Hirst [21] [$900]; 17. 88N-DJ Netto [22] [$850]; 18. 44W-Austen Wheatley [24] [$750]; 19. 83JR-Kevin Swindell [23] [$725]; 20. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [18] [$700]; 21. 24-Rico Abreu [11] [$700]; 22. 51-Paul McMahan [17] [$700]; 23. 29W-Willie Croft [16] [$700]; 24. 11K-Kraig Kinser [20] [$700].Lap Leaders: Craig Dollansky 1-12, Donny Schatz 13-25. KSE Hard Charger Award: 1s-Logan Schuchart [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 83-David Gravel, 16.799; 2. 2-Shane Stewart, 16.859; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana, 16.999; 4. 7S-Jason Sides, 17.132; 5. 9-Cody Darrah, 17.167; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen, 17.221; 7. 24-Rico Abreu, 17.359; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 17.365; 9. 15-Donny Schatz, 17.441; 10. 7-Craig Dollansky, 17.463; 11. 31C-Justyn Cox, 17.509; 12. 41-Jason Meyers, 17.643; 13. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 17.804; 14. 49-Brad Sweet, 17.926; 15. O-Bud Kaeding, 17.978; 16. 21X-Carson Macedo, 18.101; 17. 29W-Willie Croft, 18.121; 18. 51-Paul McMahan, 18.143; 19. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 18.159; 20. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 18.176; 21. 55-Trey Starks, 18.181; 22. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 18.275; 23. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 18.400; 24. 88N-DJ Netto, 18.401; 25. 98-Matt Jensen, 18.448; 26. 3F-Geoff Ensign, 18.575; 27. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, 18.627; 28. 83JR-Kevin Swindell, 18.627; 29. 94-Gordon Rodgers, 18.796; 30. 69-Brent Kaeding, 18.853; 31. 1A-Jacob Allen, 18.861; 32. 25-Bobby McMahan, 19.251; 33. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 19.450; 34. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 20.366; 35. 68-Chase Johnson, 29.964

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 83-David Gravel [4]; 3. 3C-Jonathan Allard [1]; 4. 29W-Willie Croft [5]; 5. 44W-Austen Wheatley [9]; 6. 9-Cody Darrah [3]; 7. 98-Matt Jensen [7]; 8. 55-Trey Starks [6]; 9. 94-Gordon Rodgers [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [2]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [5]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 7. 69-Brent Kaeding [8]; 8. 12X-Jarrett Soares [9]; 9. 3F-Geoff Ensign [7]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. O-Bud Kaeding [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [3]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 31C-Justyn Cox [2]; 5. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [5]; 6. 35M-Kyle Hirst [6]; 7. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [7]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [8]; 9. 68-Chase Johnson [9]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Meyers [2]; 2. 21X-Carson Macedo [1]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [4]; 4. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 5. 83JR-Kevin Swindell [7]; 6. 7H-Jojo Helberg [3]; 7. 25-Bobby McMahan [8]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [6]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [5]; 5. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 6. 41-Jason Meyers [7]; 7. 83-David Gravel [6]; 8. O-Bud Kaeding [8]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 35M-Kyle Hirst [5] [-]; 2. 9-Cody Darrah [1] [-]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [4] [-]; 4. 88N-DJ Netto [6] [-]; 5. 7H-Jojo Helberg [2] [$300]; 6. 69-Brent Kaeding [10] [$250]; 7. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [9] [$225]; 8. 25-Bobby McMahan [12] [$200]; 9. 3F-Geoff Ensign [8] [$200]; 10. 98-Matt Jensen [7] [$200]; 11. 12X-Jarrett Soares [13] [$200]; 12. 55-Trey Starks [3] [$200]; 13. 1A-Jacob Allen [11] [$200]; 14. 94-Gordon Rodgers [14] [$200]; 15. 68-Chase Johnson [15] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

2093

0

5

9

13

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

2063

-30

1

7

11

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

2040

-53

2

7

11

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

2018

-75

0

6

12

4

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2008

-85

0

4

12

2

6

51

Paul McMahan

1979

-114

0

7

10

1

7

83

David Gravel

1929

-164

0

2

8

1

8

7s

Jason Sides

1926

-167

0

5

6

0

9

9

Daryn Pittman

1900

-193

2

6

9

0

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

1802

-291

0

0

2

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1752

-341

0

1

5

0

12

7

Craig Dollansky

1683

-410

0

1

4

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1669

-424

0

0

3

0

14

24

Rico Abreu

1501

-592

2

3

5

1

15

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-612

1

3

6

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1402

-691

0

0

0

0

17

44W

Austen Wheatley

1168

-925

0

0

0

0

18

7H

Jojo Helberg

1060

-1033

0

0

0

0

19

21X

Carson Macedo

1043

-1050

0

0

0

0

20

0

Bud Kaeding

1039

-1054

0

1

2

0


 

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Bad Boy Buggies (Official Side-by-Side Vehicle), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Penske Racing Shocks, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, Impact Race Products, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.


 

Brad Sweet Powers to Emotional Calistoga Speedway Victory

Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb has three straight wins at the half-mile oval

 

 

CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 11, 2015 - Brad Sweet, Joey Saldana and Rico Abreu put on a show in front of a packed Calistoga Speedway Saturday night, trading the lead and battling for the win on the opening night of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown.

Ultimately, it was Sweet who powered his No. 49 Razorback Tools car to the front and scored his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.

"I don't know if we dominated," Sweet said in victory lane. "But we drove our butts off and worked hard. We've been struggling, having a little bad luck and the boss got on us a little bit - so it was nice to be able to bring it to victory lane."

Sweet's win gave Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb its third straight win at the track since 2014. The Grass Valley, Calif.-native dedicated the win to his grandmother, who was with him and his team in victory lane at the track last season.

"This one is for my grandmother JoAn," said an emotional Sweet in victory lane. "She passed away not too long ago and she was standing right here last year with us, so this one's for her."

After a quicktime and Dash win earlier in the night, Joey Saldana, who holds the Calistoga Speedway track record, led the field to the green flag, but it was Rico Abreu who led the first lap.

Abreu held onto the lead through a red flag on lap five. When the field returned to green, Saldana struck back, taking over the lead once again, while Sweet moved into second.

"The restarts were key to getting second," Sweet said. "Clean air was a big deal."

A caution fell on the next lap and setup another restart. Sweet looked for the lead and battled Saldana side-by-side through lap seven, but Saldana held on. By lap 12, Sweet had again closed the gap with Saldana.

A two lap clash for the lead ensued. Through three and four on lap 15, Sweet got the momentum he needed to get around Saldana and lead the lap.

"Once we got in front of Joey there, my car really took off," Sweet said. "We were good. That cushion got thicker and thicker. Luckily I was able to get through lapped cars."

Once in traffic, Saldana slid back, as Abreu took over the second position and made another run at the lead.

Farther back, Jason Sides and Shane Stewart worked their way around Saldana and tried to find a way around each other. The Larson Marks Racing No. 2 got around Sides on lap 16. Sides tried to take the position back with his No. 7s Wetherington Tractor Service car, but Stewart held him off.

Abreu, then in second, saw his night end prematurely as the field worked its way around the half-mile track on lap 23. As he drove through turn three, Abreu flipped which left his car in a heap at the top of turns three and four. Abreu was OK but his car was not. He closed out the night in 22nd after leading the first five laps of the race.

The field returned to green with just three laps remaining in the 25-lap feature. Stewart moved into the second position after Abreu's crash as Sides took over third. As Sweet built up a sizeable lead in the final two laps, Sides tried to make a move on Stewart, but Stewart held him off. Stewart ended the night in second, Sides in third and Donny Schatz in fourth.

Stewart, who remains second in the series' championship standings behind Schatz, said he expected the track to be different for tomorrow night's Wine Country Outlaw Showdown finale at Calistoga Speedway.

"The track ended up being really, really nice during the A main," Stewart said. "I haven't been here in a long time but the improvements they have made are unbelievable. Probably one of the nicest tracks, as far as good looking and the scenery and everything, that we race at. It's a great night for our guys - hopefully we can come back tomorrow and be one spot better."

Sides came into the night with three-top five finishes. With his third place run at Calistoga Saturday night, the Bartlett, Tenn.-native has already bested his 2014 top-five total.

"We've just had some good runs the last couple of weeks," Sides said. "I think you carry that momentum from racetrack to racetrack. As long as we're having good runs hopefully that can continue."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and King of the West Series return to Calistoga Speedway Sunday night for the conclusion of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. General admission and reserved tickets are still available for Sunday night's event by visiting the track box office. Fans can watch and listen live on http://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

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Calistoga Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Brad Sweet is the fourth repeat winner of the season, joining Rico Abreu, Donny Schatz and his Kasey Kahne Racing teammate Daryn Pittman… Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb has won the last three straight World of Outlaws events at Calistoga Speedway… Tonight was the first time this season Donny Schatz finished worse than he started… Kevin Swindell was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 15 positions to finish in 10th… Joey Saldana scored the quicktime tonight, his second of the season… Three drivers led the feature, Brad Sweet, Rico Abreu and Joey Saldana.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Paul McMahan; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Shane Stewart;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Cody Darrah; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Justyn Cox; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Justyn Cox;Superflow ($50 cash): Jason Meyers; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Brad Sweet;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Kevin Swindell; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Brad Sweet;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Jonathan Allard; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Meyers; JE Pistons(Set of Rings): Jonathan Allard.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 4 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Placerville Speedway on April 8); Rico Abreu - 2 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 22); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13, Antioch Speedway on March 29); Brad Sweet - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Calistoga Speedway on April 11);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Calistoga Speedway; Calistoga, Calif.; April 11, 2015

A-Main - (25 Laps) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [4] [$10,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [6] [$5,000]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [5] [$3,000]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [3] [$2,700]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [11] [$2,500]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [1] [$2,200]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [8] [$2,000]; 8. 1s-Logan Schuchart [13] [$1,800]; 9. 9-Cody Darrah [10] [$1,600]; 10. 83JR-Kevin Swindell [25] [$750]; 11. 29W-Willie Croft [21] [$1,300]; 12. 31C-Justyn Cox [20] [$1,200]; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser [16] [$1,100]; 14. 55-Trey Starks [9] [$1,000]; 15. O-Bud Kaeding [19] [$950]; 16. 41-Jason Meyers [17] [$900]; 17. 21X-Carson Macedo [15] [$850]; 18. 44W-Austen Wheatley [18] [$750]; 19. 83-David Gravel [22] [$725]; 20. 69-Brent Kaeding [23] [$700]; 21. 7H-Jojo Helberg [14] [$700]; 22. 24-Rico Abreu [2] [$700]; 23. 3C-Jonathan Allard [24] [$700]; 24. 68-Chase Johnson [7] [$700]; 25. 51-Paul McMahan [12] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Rico Abreu 1-5, Joey Saldana 6-14, Brad Sweet 15-25. KSE Hard Charger Award:83JR-Kevin Swindell [+15]

Qualifying - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana, 15.782; 2. 24-Rico Abreu, 15.924; 3. 15-Donny Schatz, 15.957; 4. 49-Brad Sweet, 15.994; 5. 55-Trey Starks, 16.115; 6. 9-Cody Darrah, 16.155; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen, 16.172; 8. 51-Paul McMahan, 16.211; 9. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 16.279; 10. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 16.314; 11. 7S-Jason Sides, 16.315; 12. 21X-Carson Macedo, 16.318; 13. 68-Chase Johnson, 16.335; 14. 2-Shane Stewart, 16.341; 15. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 16.347; 16. 7-Craig Dollansky, 16.351; 17. 41-Jason Meyers, 16.379; 18. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 16.441; 19. O-Bud Kaeding, 16.487; 20. 31C-Justyn Cox, 16.490; 21. 29W-Willie Croft, 16.522; 22. 83-David Gravel, 16.558; 23. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 16.581; 24. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 16.614; 25. 83JR-Kevin Swindell, 16.639; 26. 1A-Jacob Allen, 16.695; 27. 69-Brent Kaeding, 16.992; 28. 98-Matt Jensen, 17.015; 29. 88N-DJ Netto, 17.023; 30. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 17.072; 31. 3F-Geoff Ensign, 17.158; 32. 25-Bobby McMahan, 17.263; 33. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 17.291; 34. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, 17.490; 35. 94-Gordon Rodgers, nt

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 68-Chase Johnson [1]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2]; 4. 55-Trey Starks [3]; 5. 29W-Willie Croft [6]; 6. 83JR-Kevin Swindell [7]; 7. 41-Jason Meyers [5]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [8]; 9. 12X-Jarrett Soares [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 3. 7H-Jojo Helberg [2]; 4. 3C-Jonathan Allard [8]; 5. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5]; 6. 9-Cody Darrah [3]; 7. 83-David Gravel [6]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]; 9. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [9]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 5. 69-Brent Kaeding [7]; 6. O-Bud Kaeding [5]; 7. 35M-Kyle Hirst [6]; 8. 3F-Geoff Ensign [8]; 9. 94-Gordon Rodgers [9]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 2. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 4. 21X-Carson Macedo [2]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [5]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [6]; 7. 25-Bobby McMahan [8]; 8. 98-Matt Jensen [7]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [2]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [7]; 7. 68-Chase Johnson [6]; 8. 7-Craig Dollansky [8]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Cody Darrah [1] [-]; 2. 41-Jason Meyers [2] [-]; 3. O-Bud Kaeding [3] [-]; 4. 83-David Gravel [4] [-]; 5. 35M-Kyle Hirst [5] [$300]; 6. 83JR-Kevin Swindell [7] [$250]; 7. 1A-Jacob Allen [8] [$225]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [10] [$200]; 9. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [14] [$200]; 10. 25-Bobby McMahan [12] [$200]; 11. 12X-Jarrett Soares [13] [$200]; 12. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [6] [$200]; 13. 98-Matt Jensen [9] [$200]; 14. 3F-Geoff Ensign [11] [$200]; 15. 94-Gordon Rodgers [15] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1943

0

4

8

12

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1921

-22

1

6

10

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

1908

-35

2

7

10

2

4

29

Kerry Madsen

1878

-65

0

5

11

4

5

51

Paul McMahan

1873

-70

0

7

10

1

6

71M

Joey Saldana

1872

-71

0

4

11

2

7

9

Daryn Pittman

1815

-128

2

6

9

0

8

83

David Gravel

1790

-153

0

2

7

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1780

-163

0

4

5

0

10

11k

Kraig Kinser

1700

-243

0

0

2

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1667

-276

0

1

5

0

12

7

Craig Dollansky

1539

-404

0

0

3

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1535

-408

0

0

2

0

14

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-462

1

3

6

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1393

-550

2

3

5

1

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1317

-626

0

0

0

0

17

44W

Austen Wheatley

1054

-889

0

0

0

0

18

7H

Jojo Helberg

975

-968

0

0

0

0

19

18

Ian Madsen

963

-980

0

0

1

0

20

83JR

Tim Kaeding

946

-997

1

2

5

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Bad Boy Buggies (Official Side-by-Side Vehicle), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Penske Racing Shocks, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, Impact Race Products, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Jason Meyers, Cody Darrah Fill-In at Calistoga Speedway

Meyers takes over for Jason Johnson, Darrah for Daryn Pittman following injuries at Placerville Speedway

 

 

CALISTOGA, Calif. - April 10, 2015 - As the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series rolls into Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown this weekend, two former series regulars, Jason Meyers and Cody Darrah, will join the field, filling in for injured drivers Jason Johnson and Daryn Pittman.

Meyers, a two-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion and only series champion from California, will fill in for Johnson through the series' final four races in the Golden State.

"This is certainly not the circumstance I would have liked to be able to get back in the racecar but I am grateful to be able to help out and support Jason, Bobbi and their team," Meyers said. "I look forward to getting them some good finishes close to home and be of help to the team."

Johnson sustained a fractured back in a crash at Placerville Speedway on Wednesday. The driver has left the hospital but a timetable for his return is still uncertain. Johnson's wife Bobbi said doctors have told them Johnson's recovery will likely take between six and 12 weeks.

The team will stay out with the series with support from sponsors Priority Aviation, Mesilla Valley Transportation, Fischer Body Shop, the Saich Family, Waco Metal, Dissolve Alloy and all other Jason Johnson Racing sponsors.

Meyers has 57 career Outlaws wins and series championships in 2010 and 2011.

Darrah will fill-in for Pittman, who sustained a broken collarbone in the same crash at Placerville, this weekend at Calistoga.

"It's one of the tough things about our sport," Darrah said. "We wish Daryn well as he goes into surgery today. To be able to fill-in for him is an honor. I'm happy to be out here to keep the seat warm for him while he gets better."

Darrah, a former full-time Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb driver, is the 2011 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year recipient and a seven time series winner. He is running for his family-owned team in the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions this season.

Tickets for both nights of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown are still available and can be purchased at the Calistoga Speedway box office. Single day reserved tickets are $50 and single day general admission tickets are $45. General admission tickets for children 12 and under are $10. Two day ticket packages are also available.

ABOUT THE TRACK
CALISTOGA SPEEDWAY
is asemi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 15.731 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on April 5, 2014. For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/calistoga-speedway.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Brad Sweet on April 5, Daryn Pittman on April 6
2012 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 9
2011 - Jason Sides on April 2
2007 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 1, Danny Lasoski on Sept. 2
2006 - Craig Dollansky on Sept. 3
2005 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3
2004 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 4
2003 - Danny Lasoski on Aug. 31
2002 - Daryn Pittman on Sept. 1
2001 - Jeff Shepard on Sept. 2
2000 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3
1999 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 5
1998 - Stevie Smith on Sept. 6
1997 - Sammy Swindell on Aug. 31
1996 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 1
1995 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 3
1994 - Jeff Swindell on Sept. 4
1993 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 5
1992 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 6
1991 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 1
1990 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 9
1989 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 10
1987 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 20
1986 - Doug Wolfgang on Oct. 19
1978 - Rick Ferkel on June 10, Johnny Anderson on Sept. 23

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s1a.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s1a.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 4 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5);Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

LISTEN LIVE: Watch and listen live to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Calistoga Speedway onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com . Watch both days on DIRTVision MAX for $39.99. Sunday only pay-per-view of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown is $24.99.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series ends its spring California run at Hanford (Calif.) Speedway on Friday, April 17 and Perris (Calif.) Auto Speedway on Saturday, April 18.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos Car Driver Total Diff Wins Top 5's Top 10's QT
1 15 Donny Schatz 1801 0 4 7 11 1
2 2 Shane Stewart 1775 -26 1 5 9 1
3 51 Paul McMahan 1771 -30 0 7 10 1
4 49 Brad Sweet 1758 -43 1 6 9 2
5 29 Kerry Madsen 1738 -63 0 4 10 4
6 71M Joey Saldana 1733 -68 0 4 10 1
7 9 Daryn Pittman 1730 -71 2 6 9 0
8 83 David Gravel 1678 -123 0 2 7 0
9 7s Jason Sides 1636 -165 0 3 4 0
10 41 Jason Johnson 1582 -219 0 1 5 0
11 11k Kraig Kinser 1576 -225 0 0 2 0
12 24 Terry McCarl 1481 -320 1 3 6 0
13 7 Craig Dollansky 1403 -398 0 0 2 0
14 1S Logan Schuchart 1401 -400 0 0 1 0
15 24 Rico Abreu 1287 -514 2 3 5 1
16 1A Jacob Allen 1232 -569 0 0 0 0
17 18 Ian Madsen 963 -838 0 0 1 0
18 83JR Tim Kaeding 946 -855 1 2 5 0
19 44W Austen Wheatley 940 -861 0 0 0 0
20 21 Brian Brown 927 -874 1 2 2 0

2015 STAT ATTACK
There have been 13 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features this season.
Winners (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 4

2. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 2

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 2

4. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Total Laps Led (13 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 79

2. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 57

3. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 46

4. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 45

5. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 39

6. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 31

7. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 30

8. - KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. - 27

9. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 21

10. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 11

11. - KERRY MADSEN, St Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 10

12. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 5

13. - JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

Pole Positions (10 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 3

2. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

3. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

Hard Charger Award (13 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DOMINIC SCELZI, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- JASON STATLER, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Time Trial leaders (8 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 4

2. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

3. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 1

- JONATHAN ALLARD, Chico, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

Heat Race Winners (25 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 5

2. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 4

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 4

4. - RICO ABREU, Rutherford, Calif. - 3

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

- D.J. NETTO, Hanford, Calif. - 3

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 3

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 3

10. - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

13. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- AUSTEN WHEATLEY, Lake Stevens, Wash. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (9 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 3

2. - LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 2

3. - BRYAN CLAUSON, Noblesville, Ind. - 1

- WILLIE CROFT, Roseville, Calif. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- SHANE GOLOBIC, Fremont, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- CARSON MACEDO, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DUSTY ZOMER, Brandon, S.D. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (13 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 1

4 - 5

6 - 6

8 - 1

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $56,300

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $42,650

3. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $40,400

4. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $33,650

5. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $33,300

6. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $28,150

7. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $26,075

8. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $20,850

9. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $18,100

10.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $16,350

11.- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $11,750

12.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $10,075

13.- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $9,550

14.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $5,650

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)

4. Wednesday, March 3 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Shane Stewart (1)

5. Thursday, March 4 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Terry McCarl (1)

6. Saturday, March 7 / USA Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brian Brown (1)

7. Friday, March 13 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (1)

8. Saturday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)

9. Saturday, March 21 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)

10. Sunday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Rico Abreu (2)

11. Saturday, March 28 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, Calif. / Donny Schatz (3)

12. Sunday, March 29 / Antioch Speedway / Antioch, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (2)

13. Wednesday, April 8 / Placerville Speedway / Placerville, Calif. / Donny Schatz (4)

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Donny Schatz Scores His Fourth Win of the Season at Placerville Speedway

Johnson and Pittman being treated following a crash on lap 21

 

 

PLACERVILLE, Calif. - April 8, 2015 - Donny Schatz battled past Kyle Hirst and forward from a fifth place starting position at Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts Wednesday night to score his fourth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season.

Schatz's win came as the series returned to the track for the first time since 1992.

"The locals are tough here on their own turf, especially at places we've never been," Schatz said of Hirst and his fellow California natives. "We came out, started fifth and bided our time. My Bad Boy Buggies team always make the right decisions and gave me a car that got better and better as the night went on and those other guys faded a bit."

Schatz and his Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing team are just the third repeat winners of the 2015 season.

A crash dominated the middle portion of the feature and brought out a prolonged red flag. The lap 21, chain-reaction incident caught up several drivers including Jason Johnson, Daryn Pittman and Kraig Kinser.

Johnson was taken to an area hospital following the crash. According to Johnson's wife Bobbi, the rookie of the year contender is alert and talking to doctors. Doctors are still evaluating Johnson's injuries and will know more information in the coming days.

Pittman climbed from his car under his own power but was taken to an area hospital for further evaluation.

Kinser was OK and able to finish the feature.

A spectator was also transported to an area hospital for further evaluation following a separate incident the lap before.

Jason Sides and Andy Forsberg initially held the front row for the night's 35-lap feature. When it came time to take the track for the feature however Forsberg was late to staging and was penalized and moved back to the next row. That shifted Kyle Hirst's HAM Construction car to the front row with Sides.

When the green flag flew, Hirst battled past Sides before the two reached the back straight, with a surging Forsberg taking over the second position. For the next five laps, Hirst and Forsberg battled for the lead. A red flag flew on lap five after Tanner Thorson flipped in the middle of turns one and two. Thorson was OK.

Another caution flew on lap eight, with the front of the field largely remaining static. By lap 15, Hirst began catching the back of the field. As Hirst looked for a way around the lapped car of Justyn Cox, Forsberg saw an opportunity. Through the next several laps, Forsberg searched high and low looking for a line around Hirst, with Cox as the pick.

Even after Hirst cleared Cox, the battle between he and Forsberg continued with the two even making contact at one point. Through it all though, Hirst maintained the lead.

Schatz also used the lapped traffic to his advantage, battling past Sides on lap 19 coming out of turn four for the fourth position as the two worked their way through.

Following the open red flag on lap 21, Schatz battled past Forsberg to take over the second position. He then set his sights on Hirst for the lead. Hirst bobbled coming off turn two on lap 27, which gave Schatz an opening. He passed Hirst as the two drivers came off of turn four to complete lap 28.

A red flag and two cautions came late in the race. Ultimately, the final caution setup a green-white-checkered finish. On the final restart, Forsberg fell off and gave up the third position to Sides' East Coast Logistics car. Hirst maintained his second place perch and was unable to catch Schatz. Forsberg ultimately finished the night in seventh.

It was the third win for Schatz during the Outlaws' California swing.

"I haven't typically been very good in California but when you're not good at something you have to work on it and that's what we're doing right now. On the California tour, that's three more than we've had the last couple of years. All we do is build on that, build on the weak spots and see what happens."

It was the first podium finish of the season for both Hirst and Sides.

"We'll take it. Running second to Donny is a privilege so congratulations to him and his team", said Hirst, who finished second. "Had it for a while. I thought Andy (Forsberg) was coming - the next thing I saw was the 15 go by me on the front straightaway."

"Kyle and Forsberg were having really good races," Sides said. "You can never count out Donny. He just sneaks by on the outside of everybody. Just happened to be up here."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action this weekend at Calistoga Speedway for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. General admission and reserved tickets are still available for both nights by calling 1-877-395-8606, or visitinghttp://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets. Fans can watch and listen live onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

Placerville Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Tonight's Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts was the first World of Outlaws event at the track since 1992… Tonight's win was the fourth of the season for Donny Schatz… Schatz is one of just three drivers this season to have repeat wins… Kerry Madsen was the night's KSE Hard Charger, advancing 13 positions to finish in 12th… Jonathan Allard scored the night's quicktime… Jason Sides and Kyle Hirst both scored their first podium finishes of the year… Jason Johnson and Daryn Pittman were transported to area hospitals for further evaluation following a crash on lap 21… A spectator was transported to the hospital for further evaluation following a separate incident on lap 20.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Tanner Thorson; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Jonathan Allard; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Jonathan Allard; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; VP Racing Fuels($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Superflow ($50 cash): Bud Kaeding; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): David Gravel;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Kerry Madsen; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Justyn Cox; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Cory Eliason; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Johnson.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 4 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14);Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Placerville Speedway; Placerville, Calif.; April 8, 2015

A-Main - (35 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [5] [$6,000]; 2. 35M-Kyle Hirst [4] [$3,500]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [1] [$2,000]; 4. 83-David Gravel [3] [$1,800]; 5. 3C-Jonathan Allard [8] [$1,500]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [10] [$1,400]; 7. 7C-Andy Forsberg [2] [$1,350]; 8. 22K-Shane Golobic [18] [$1,300]; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky [6] [$1,250]; 10. 71M-Joey Saldana [13] [$1,200]; 11. 2-Shane Stewart [14] [$900]; 12. 29-Kerry Madsen [25] [$300]; 13. 83J-Tim Kaeding [9] [$700]; 14. O-Bud Kaeding [24] [$650]; 15. 49-Brad Sweet [22] [$600]; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser [21] [$550]; 17. OO-Cory Eliason [12] [$500]; 18. 24-Rico Abreu [7] [$500]; 19. 20J-James Sweeney [19] [$500]; 20. 31C-Justyn Cox [23] [$500]; 21. 41-Jason Johnson [20] [$500]; 22. 9-Daryn Pittman [17] [$500]; 23. 1A-Jacob Allen [16] [$500]; 24. 29W-Willie Croft [15] [$500]; 25. 88-Tanner Thorson [11] [$500]. Lap Leaders: Kyle Hirst 1-27, Donny Schatz 28-35. KSE Hard Charger Award: 29-Kerry Madsen [+13]

Qualifying - 1. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 10.582; 2. 24-Rico Abreu, 10.599; 3. 7C-Andy Forsberg, 10.650; 4. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 10.660; 5. 83J-Tim Kaeding, 10.865; 6. 51-Paul McMahan, 10.872; 7. 88-Tanner Thorson, 10.963; 8. OO-Cory Eliason, 10.976; 9. 71M-Joey Saldana, 11.008; 10. 2-Shane Stewart, 11.037; 11. 7S-Jason Sides, 11.055; 12. 83-David Gravel, 11.078; 13. 7-Craig Dollansky, 11.091; 14. 15-Donny Schatz, 11.097; 15. 29W-Willie Croft, 11.104; 16. 1A-Jacob Allen, 11.112; 17. 9-Daryn Pittman, 11.123; 18. 22K-Shane Golobic, 11.161; 19. 20J-James Sweeney, 11.172; 20. 41-Jason Johnson, 11.223; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 11.252; 22. 49-Brad Sweet, 11.257; 23. 5V-Colby Copeland, 11.269; 24. 31C-Justyn Cox, 11.287; 25. 99-Shawn Wright, 11.298; 26. 14-Andy Gregg, 11.326; 27. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 11.330; 28. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 11.340; 29. 22-Mason Moore, 11.385; 30. 68-Chase Johnson, 11.390; 31. O-Bud Kaeding, 11.416; 32. 98-Sean Watts, 11.461; 33. 45-Jake Morgan, 11.611; 34. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 11.674; 35. 29-Kerry Madsen, 11.751; 36. 19-Keith Bloom, 11.782; 37. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 11.982

Heat 1 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 2. 83J-Tim Kaeding [3]; 3. 3C-Jonathan Allard [4]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [2]; 7. 22-Mason Moore [8]; 8. 45-Jake Morgan [9]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [10]; 10. 99-Shawn Wright [7]

Heat 2 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 4. 22K-Shane Golobic [5]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [6]; 6. 68-Chase Johnson [8]; 7. 12X-Jarrett Soares [9]; 8. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 9. 14-Andy Gregg [7]

Heat 3 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 2. 29W-Willie Croft [1]; 3. 88-Tanner Thorson [3]; 4. 7C-Andy Forsberg [4]; 5. O-Bud Kaeding [8]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [9]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [7]; 8. 5V-Colby Copeland [6]; 9. 20J-James Sweeney [5]

Heat 4 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [2]; 2. 1A-Jacob Allen [1]; 3. 35M-Kyle Hirst [4]; 4. 41-Jason Johnson [5]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [6]; 6. OO-Cory Eliason [3]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [7]; 8. 98-Sean Watts [8]; 9. 19-Keith Bloom [9]

Dash - (8 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 2. 7C-Andy Forsberg [4]; 3. 83-David Gravel [1]; 4. 35M-Kyle Hirst [3]; 5. 15-Donny Schatz [8]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 7. 24-Rico Abreu [5]; 8. 3C-Jonathan Allard [6]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [1] [-]; 2. OO-Cory Eliason [2] [-]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [3] [-]; 4. 20J-James Sweeney [4] [-]; 5. 5V-Colby Copeland [5] [$300]; 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart [8] [$250]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [9] [$225]; 8. 29-Kerry Madsen [15] [$200]; 9. 98-Sean Watts [12] [$200]; 10. 45-Jake Morgan [13] [$200]; 11. 99-Shawn Wright [6] [$200]; 12. 68-Chase Johnson [11] [$200]; 13. 12X-Jarrett Soares [14] [$200]; 14. 22-Mason Moore [10] [$200]; 15. 19-Keith Bloom [16] [$200]; 16. 7H-Jojo Helberg [17] [$200]; 17. 14-Andy Gregg [7] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1801

0

4

7

11

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1775

-26

1

5

9

1

3

51

Paul McMahan

1771

-30

0

7

10

1

4

49

Brad Sweet

1758

-43

1

6

9

2

5

29

Kerry Madsen

1738

-63

0

4

10

4

6

71M

Joey Saldana

1733

-68

0

4

10

1

7

9

Daryn Pittman

1730

-71

2

6

9

0

8

83

David Gravel

1678

-123

0

2

7

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1636

-165

0

3

4

0

10

41

Jason Johnson

1582

-219

0

1

5

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

1576

-225

0

0

2

0

12

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-320

1

3

6

0

13

7

Craig Dollansky

1403

-398

0

0

2

0

14

1S

Logan Schuchart

1401

-400

0

0

1

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1287

-514

2

3

5

1

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1232

-569

0

0

0

0

17

18

Ian Madsen

963

-838

0

0

1

0

18

83JR

Tim Kaeding

946

-855

1

2

5

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

940

-861

0

0

0

0

20

21

Brian Brown

927

-874

1

2

2

0

 

At A Glance: Kasey Kahne Racing Looks to Repeat Calistoga Magic

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown on April 11 and 12; takes on Placerville tonight

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - April 7, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the King of the West Series return to Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway this weekend for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown with one team looking to repeat its magic from 2014.

Last year, Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb took home wins on both nights at the semi-banked, half-mile oval. Brad Sweet held off Brian Brown on the first night while Daryn Pittman kept his KKR teammates at bay to win on night two. To cap off an already stellar weekend, the team swept all three podium positions on the second night.

Pittman comes into the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown this season after winning the 2015 sprint week championship at DIRTcar Nationals and scoring his second victory a week and a half ago at Antioch (Calif.) Speedway. He is one of just three drivers so far this season to have multiple wins. His KKR teammate, Sweet, has one win on the season at Volusia Speedway Park and sits third in the championship standings, just 13 points out of the lead.

Pittman and Sweet lead the Outlaws into the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown at Calistoga Speedway this Saturday and Sunday. The series first takes on Brad Sweet's Placerville (Calif.) Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts on Wednesday night.

Tickets for both nights of the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown can be purchased at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or by calling the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606. Single day reserved tickets are $50 and single day general admission tickets are $45. General admission tickets for children 12 and under are $10. Two day reserved, general admission and childrens ticket packages are available.

ABOUT THE TRACK
CALISTOGA SPEEDWAY
is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 15.731 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on April 5, 2014. For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/calistoga-speedway.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Brad Sweet on April 5, Daryn Pittman on April 6
2012 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 9
2011 - Jason Sides on April 2
2007 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 1, Danny Lasoski on Sept. 2
2006 - Craig Dollansky on Sept. 3
2005 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3
2004 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 4
2003 - Danny Lasoski on Aug. 31
2002 - Daryn Pittman on Sept. 1
2001 - Jeff Shepard on Sept. 2
2000 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3
1999 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 5
1998 - Stevie Smith on Sept. 6
1997 - Sammy Swindell on Aug. 31
1996 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 1
1995 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 3
1994 - Jeff Swindell on Sept. 4
1993 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 5
1992 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 6
1991 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 1
1990 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 9
1989 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 10
1987 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 20
1986 - Doug Wolfgang on Oct. 19
1978 - Rick Ferkel on June 10, Johnny Anderson on Sept. 23

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s1a.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s1a.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 3 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14);Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

LISTEN LIVE: Listen live for FREE to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Calistoga Speedway onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series wraps up its spring California run with two final stops at Hanford Speedway on Friday, April 17 and Perris Auto Speedway on Saturday, April 18.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1651

0

3

6

10

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1647

-4

1

5

9

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

1638

-13

1

6

9

2

4

51

Paul McMahan

1633

-18

0

7

9

1

5

9

Daryn Pittman

1624

-27

2

6

9

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

1612

-39

0

4

10

4

7

71M

Joey Saldana

1603

-48

0

4

9

1

8

83

David Gravel

1536

-115

0

1

6

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1492

-159

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-170

1

3

6

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1474

-177

0

1

5

0

12

11k

Kraig Kinser

1458

-193

0

0

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1316

-335

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1271

-380

0

0

1

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1173

-478

2

3

5

1

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1128

-523

0

0

0

0

17

18

Ian Madsen

963

-688

0

0

1

0

18

21

Brian Brown

927

-724

1

2

2

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

855

-796

0

0

0

0

20

83JR

Tim Kaeding

822

-829

1

2

5

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

At A Glance: Placerville Speedway and Paul McMahans First Win

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to Placerville Speedway after a 23 year absence

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - April 4, 2015 - It has been more than 20 years since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series last took on the high-banked, quarter-mile Placerville (Calif.) Speedway. The opportunity to bring the series back after all that time came at the hands of one Outlaws competitor, Brad Sweet, but it is another who brings a very special connection to the track.

In 1987, Paul McMahan, an Elk Grove, California native, stepped into a 410 sprint car for the first time in his career. Not long after that first start, McMahan got his first 410 win. That win, of course, came at Placerville.

"It doesn't seem like it was that long ago but obviously it was," McMahan said. "Going back to Placerville is pretty cool. That's where I cut my teeth. It's always cool to go back to a place like that. I'm looking forward to it."

Despite his experience at the track, McMahan said he knows it has changed a lot over the years. His last race at Placerville came in 1998.

"When I went there in 1987 to when I went there in 1998, it changed two or three times," he said. "Talking to several friends of mine who race there every week, the track has changed there again. I went there two years ago to look through the fence and it doesn't look anything like it was almost 20 years ago. The only thing it's still got there is the big hill on the back straightaway. That's about the only thing that stays consistent."

McMahan and his fellow World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series competitors take on Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts on Wednesday, April 8.

Reserved tickets can be purchased by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or by calling the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606. Pit passes sold on the day of the event will provide first-come first-served general admission grandstand seating. There are no age restrictions in the pits.

ABOUT THE TRACK
PLACERVILLE SPEEDWAY
is ahigh-banked, quarter-mile oval. The track record of 9.913 was established by Tim Kaeding on March 27, 2004.For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/placerville-speedway

Previous A-Feature Winners
1992 - Jac Haudenschild on March 11
1987 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 2
1986 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 3
1985 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 4

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s1a.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s1a.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 3 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14);Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

LISTEN LIVE: Listen live for FREE to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Placerville Speedway onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com .

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action on April 11 and 12 at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway for the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://woosprint.com/calistoga-speedway.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1651

0

3

6

10

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1647

-4

1

5

9

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

1638

-13

1

6

9

2

4

51

Paul McMahan

1633

-18

0

7

9

1

5

9

Daryn Pittman

1624

-27

2

6

9

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

1612

-39

0

4

10

4

7

71M

Joey Saldana

1603

-48

0

4

9

1

8

83

David Gravel

1536

-115

0

1

6

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1492

-159

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-170

1

3

6

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1474

-177

0

1

5

0

12

11k

Kraig Kinser

1458

-193

0

0

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1316

-335

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1271

-380

0

0

1

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1173

-478

2

3

5

1

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1128

-523

0

0

0

0

17

18

Ian Madsen

963

-688

0

0

1

0

18

21

Brian Brown

927

-724

1

2

2

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

855

-796

0

0

0

0

20

83JR

Tim Kaeding

822

-829

1

2

5

0

2015 STAT ATTACK
There have been 12 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features this season.
Winners (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 3

2. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 2

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 2

4. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Total Laps Led (13 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 71

2. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 57

3. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 46

4. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 45

5. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 39

6. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 31

7. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 30

8. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 21

9. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 11

10. - KERRY MADSEN, St Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 10

11. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 5

13. - JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

Pole Positions (9 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 3

2. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

3. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

Hard Charger Award (12 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DOMINIC SCELZI, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- JASON STATLER, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Time Trial leaders (8 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 4

2. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

3. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

Heat Race Winners (24 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 5

2. - RICO ABREU, Rutherford, Calif. - 3

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 3

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 3

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

- D.J. NETTO, Hanford, Calif. - 3

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 3

9. - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 2

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 2

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

13. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- AUSTEN WHEATLEY, Lake Stevens, Wash. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (9 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 3

2. - LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 2

3. - BRYAN CLAUSON, Noblesville, Ind. - 1

- WILLIE CROFT, Roseville, Calif. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- SHANE GOLOBIC, Fremont, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- CARSON MACEDO, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- DUSTY ZOMER, Brandon, S.D. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (12 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 1

4 - 5

6 - 5

8 - 1

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1.- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $50,300

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $41,750

3. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $39,900

4. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $33,050

5. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $31,900

6. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $26,950

7. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $25,575

8. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $19,050

9. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $16,100

10.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $15,850

11.- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $11,200

12.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $9,825

13.- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $8,300

14.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $5,150

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)

4. Wednesday, March 3 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Shane Stewart (1)

5. Thursday, March 4 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Terry McCarl (1)

6. Saturday, March 7 / USA Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brian Brown (1)

7. Friday, March 13 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (1)

8. Saturday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)

9. Saturday, March 21 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)

10. Sunday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Rico Abreu (2)

11. Saturday, March 28 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, Calif. / Donny Schatz (3)

12. Sunday, March 29 / Antioch Speedway / Antioch, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (2)

 

 

Sweet Shifts Gears, Takes on Promoter Title at Placerville

Brad Sweet�s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts returns the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to Placerville Speedway for the first time since 1992

CONCORD, N.C. - March 31, 2015 - The past year has been full of learning experiences for Kasey Kahne Racing driver Brad Sweet. The 29-year-old, Grass Valley, Calif.-native took on his first full World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season in 2014. In the process of figuring out how to be successful on the grueling Outlaws tour, he took home five wins and the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award.

Now, Sweet is diving into a new role - that of promoter.

"I didn't ever sit around and think, I want to be a sprint car promoter because I'm always on the other side," Sweet said. "I'm a driver. That's where my focus is at."

The opportunity to return the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to his home track, Placerville (Calif.) Speedway, after more than 20 years was just too good to pass up.

"I just thought to myself that I would love to go see the Outlaws at Placerville," Sweet said. "It hasn't been done in 23 years. If I would want to do it so bad, I'd imagine the fans want to see it too."

When the Outlaws return to the quarter-mile bull ring in the foothills of Northern California for Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown on Wednesday, April 8, it will be the first time since 1992. In the four appearances the series made at the track between 1985 and 1992, Jac Haudenschild and Sammy Swindell each scored two wins.

The support from fans and the community has been strong. Ticket sales have been brisk and Sweet has added regional NAPA Auto Parts distributer Riebes Auto Parts as a partner for the event.

"We're really excited to add Riebes Auto Parts as the presenting sponsor of the event," Sweet said. "They're a local company - they have a couple of stores right there in Placerville. Bart Riebe, the owner of Riebes, is an avid sprint car fan and attends sprint car races, so it was easy to build a relationship."

The Placerville Riebes Auto Parts store (2885 Ray Lawyer Drive) will host a luncheon open to the public from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the day of the race, featuring an autograph session and giveaways with Sweet and other series drivers.

Ruhs Bros Motorsport has also signed on as an event sponsor.

Great seats for Brad Sweet's Placerville Outlaw Short Track Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts on April 8 are still available. Reserved and general admission tickets are available for $45. Every ticket receives a fan pit pass. There are no age restrictions for pit access during the event. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. General admission tickets will be available on the day of the event.

While Sweet said his main focus remains winning with his Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb team and not on expanding his promoter role, he is hopeful the event will be a success this year and can continue in seasons to come.

"If this Placerville event is something that we can build up and keep going for a couple of years then that would be pretty fun. We're looking forward to a great event and great show for the fans." The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

Daryn Pittman Holds off Paul McMahan to Score Victory at Antioch

This was the second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win of the year for Pittman

 

 

ANTIOCH, Calif. - March 29, 2015 - Through Sunday night's 30 lap World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature at Antioch Speedway, Paul McMahan tried everything he could think of to get around leader Daryn Pittman. McMahan tried the high line and the low line; he got side by side with Pittman off of turn four and even briefly worked his way past Pittman. In the end though, Pittman held off McMahan to score his second series victory of the season.

"This is for my crew - this Great Clips team is just incredible," Pittman said. "You know how good of a race team you're part of when… you go to race tracks that aren't part of my forte and places I don't normally excel at and they continuously give me cars that are capable of going out and winning with."

Pittman, who started on McMahan's outside, jumped to the lead on the start. As Pittman worked to build up a lead in the opening laps, McMahan chased him down, challenging him on every inch of the track. While the two drivers battled for the lead, Kerry Madsen pushed his American Racing Custom Wheels car up to third and then into contention with the two drivers.

Madsen found an opening on lap six, clearing McMahan's CJB Motorsports car in turns three and four to take over the second spot. The move was short lived however as McMahan battled past Madsen one lap later. A determined McMahan then set his sights back on Pittman, whom he quickly caught.

"I could hear him," Pittman said of McMahan. "He wanted it pretty bad. You could hear he was running the car quite a bit harder than I was."

Through laps nine, 10 and 11, McMahan tried to find a way around.

The only caution of the night flew on lap 11, as Justyn Cox slowed and then came to a stop on the backstretch.

When the field returned to green, the battle between Pittman, McMahan and Madsen continued. On lap 15 it looked like McMahan may have finally found his path to the lead. He got a run on Pittman off of turn two and drag raced the No. 9 car down the backstretch. As the two dove into turn three, McMahan cleared the leader. Pittman slid his No. 9 car through the turn though and took back the lead.

Madsen got in on the act four laps later as Pittman and McMahan caught lapped traffic. Madsen tried to slide the two cars through turns three and four, but he was not able to hold on to any gained positions.

As Pittman fought his way through lapped traffic in the final laps, McMahan continued his quest for a way around Pittman. But ultimately, he came just short.

"I think we were better than Daryn - it's just that the place is so narrow that I would get a big run on him and there's just nowhere to go anymore," said McMahan, who closed out the night in second. "He beat me on the start and got out front and that was the key."

"The track was in great shape. It was real wet and made for an exciting race. I just needed a few more lapped cars. My car got real tight there at the end and I couldn't run the line I was with everybody on the bottom throwing that wet stuff up around the top. When it comes down to the start, I lost it.

Pittman agreed with McMahan that the initial start was the key for success in the night's event. As he wheeled his way around the track, the lapped traffic that McMahan sought was making Pittman nervous.

"Everybody was so fast and I just didn't want to make a mistake, and I could hear him breathing down my neck but I didn't know how hard to push," Pittman said. "So I was just trying to make a clean race. I haven't been able to put together 30 good lap many times this year so luckily we were good enough.

This was Pittman's second win of the season. He is just the third different driver - joining Rico Abreu and Donny Schatz - to score more than one win so far this season.

After battles throughout the night, Madsen stood on the front stretch in third at Antioch.

"It was a fantastic weekend for us. We led some laps and we actually got into second tonight but Paul drove back around me," Madsen said. "And he was driving pretty aggressively there and I was quite happy to finish in third place tonight."

Madsen closed out the Silver Dollar Speedway and Antioch Speedway weekend with two straight podium finishes.

After a hiatus for the Easter weekend, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Placerville Speedway for the first time since 1992 on Wednesday, April 8. General admission and reserved tickets are still available for Brad Sweet's Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes by calling 1-877-395-8606 or visitinghttp://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets. Listen live onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

Antioch Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Daryn Pittman's win tonight makes him just the third driver to score multiple wins on the season… Pittman's last podium finish came during DIRTcar Nationals… Donny Schatz's championship points lead over second place Shane Stewart shrank to four points Sunday night's feature… Jason Statler took home the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger award after advancing 4 positions to finish in 14th… Brad Sweet picked up his second quick time of the season on Sunday night at Antioch.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Justyn Cox; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Tanner Thorson; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Tanner Thorson; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Bud Kaeding; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Tanner Thorson; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Jason Johnson; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Kraig Kinser; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Shane Stewart;Superflow ($50 cash): Jason Statler; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Daryn Pittman;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Jason Statler; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Daryn Pittman; Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): David Gravel; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Ian Madsen; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): David Gravel.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 3 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14);Daryn Pittman - 2 (Antioch Speedway on March 29, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Antioch Speedway; Antioch, Calif.; March 29, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2] [$10,000]; 2. 51-Paul McMahan [1] [$5,500]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [4] [$3,200]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [6] [$2,800]; 5. O-Bud Kaeding [3] [$2,500]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [7] [$2,300]; 7. 24-Rico Abreu [5] [$2,200]; 8. 88X-Tanner Thorson [8] [$2,100]; 9. 41-Jason Johnson [9] [$2,050]; 10. 83J-Tim Kaeding [11] [$2,000]; 11. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10] [$1,500]; 12. 2-Shane Stewart [12] [$1,200]; 13. 22K-Shane Golobic [14] [$1,100]; 14. OO-Jason Statler [18] [$1,050]; 15. 15-Donny Schatz [15] [$1,000]; 16. 5V-Colby Copeland [13] [$900]; 17. 18-Ian Madsen [19] [$800]; 18. 17W-Bryan Clauson [16] [$800]; 19. 7-Craig Dollansky [21] [$800]; 20. 3C-Jonathan Allard [20] [$800]; 21. 83-David Gravel [24] [$800]; 22. 7S-Jason Sides [22] [$800]; 23. 88-Terry McCarl [23] [$800]; 24. 31C-Justyn Cox [17] [$800].Lap Leaders: Daryn Pittman 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: OO-Jason Statler [+4]

Qualifying - 1. 49-Brad Sweet, 11.639; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 11.652; 3. 24-Rico Abreu, 11.810; 4. 88X-Tanner Thorson, 11.825; 5. 41-Jason Johnson, 11.889; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 11.901; 7. 83J-Tim Kaeding, 11.903; 8. 2-Shane Stewart, 11.926; 9. 5V-Colby Copeland, 11.944; 10. 9-Daryn Pittman, 11.973; 11. 22K-Shane Golobic, 11.973; 12. 29-Kerry Madsen, 11.977; 13. O-Bud Kaeding, 12.075; 14. 15-Donny Schatz, 12.078; 15. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.093; 16. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 12.109; 17. 31C-Justyn Cox, 12.203; 18. OO-Jason Statler, 12.209; 19. 18-Ian Madsen, 12.211; 20. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 12.215; 21. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.238; 22. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.269; 23. 88-Terry McCarl, 12.299; 24. 83-David Gravel, 12.302; 25. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 12.305; 26. 68-Chase Johnson, 12.333; 27. 44-Chris Martin, 12.390; 28. 1A-Jacob Allen, 12.424; 29. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 12.489; 30. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 12.524; 31. 99T-Skylar Gee, 12.714; 32. 98-Sean Watts, 12.739; 33. 88N-DJ Netto, 12.900; 34. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 12.947; 35. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 13.164

Heat 1 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. O-Bud Kaeding [1]; 2. 5V-Colby Copeland [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 4. 41-Jason Johnson [3]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [8]; 7. 31C-Justyn Cox [5]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [9]; 9. 1s-Logan Schuchart [7]; 10. 71M-Joey Saldana [-]

Heat 2 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 6. OO-Jason Statler [5]; 7. 68-Chase Johnson [7]; 8. 35M-Kyle Hirst [8]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [9]

Heat 3 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [1]; 2. 22K-Shane Golobic [2]; 3. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 4. 83J-Tim Kaeding [3]; 5. 88-Terry McCarl [6]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [5]; 7. 44-Chris Martin [7]; 8. 99T-Skylar Gee [8]; 9. 12X-Jarrett Soares [9]

Heat 4 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 3. 88X-Tanner Thorson [4]; 4. 83-David Gravel [6]; 5. 3C-Jonathan Allard [5]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]; 7. 98-Sean Watts [8]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [1]

Dash - (8 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [1]; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 3. O-Bud Kaeding [2]; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 5. 24-Rico Abreu [6]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [8]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [7]; 8. 88X-Tanner Thorson [5]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 17W-Bryan Clauson [1] [-]; 2. 31C-Justyn Cox [2] [-]; 3. 18-Ian Madsen [4] [-]; 4. OO-Jason Statler [3] [-]; 5. 68-Chase Johnson [6] [$300]; 6. 44-Chris Martin [7] [$250]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5] [$225]; 8. 35M-Kyle Hirst [10] [$200]; 9. 1A-Jacob Allen [8] [$200]; 10. 44W-Austen Wheatley [9] [$200]; 11. 7H-Jojo Helberg [14] [$200]; 12. 98-Sean Watts [12] [$200]; 13. 99T-Skylar Gee [11] [$200]; 14. 12X-Jarrett Soares [15] [$200]; 15. 88N-DJ Netto [13] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1651

0

3

6

10

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1647

-4

1

5

9

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

1638

-13

1

6

9

2

4

51

Paul McMahan

1633

-18

0

7

9

1

5

9

Daryn Pittman

1624

-27

2

6

9

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

1612

-39

0

4

10

4

7

71M

Joey Saldana

1603

-48

0

4

9

1

8

83

David Gravel

1536

-115

0

1

6

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1492

-159

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1481

-170

1

3

6

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1474

-177

0

1

5

0

12

11k

Kraig Kinser

1458

-193

0

0

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1316

-335

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1271

-380

0

0

1

0

15

24

Rico Abreu

1173

-478

2

3

5

1

16

1A

Jacob Allen

1128

-523

0

0

0

0

17

18

Ian Madsen

963

-688

0

0

1

0

18

21

Brian Brown

927

-724

1

2

2

0

19

44W

Austen Wheatley

855

-796

0

0

0

0

20

83JR

Tim Kaeding

822

-829

1

2

5

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Donny Schatz Wins Hard Fought Mini Gold Cup Victory

It was the second win in a week for Schatz as he took over the points lead

 

 

CHICO, Calif. - March 28, 2015 - Donny Schatz scored his third win of the season Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway's Mini Gold Cup, but his competition did not make it easy for him.

Schatz led the field through the opening laps in his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car and held off Daryn Pittman as a series of cautions flew. The first caution came on lap four, followed by one on lap nine and then on the subsequent restart attempt. After Rico Abreu got off track and brought out the caution on lap 11, Kerry Madsen was able to battle past Pittman to take over the second position. Terry McCarl brought out a pivotal caution on lap 18 as he spun into the infield off of turn two.

As the field returned to green, Kerry Madsen got his opportunity to take on Schatz.

"I figured I'd go to the top because there was rubber, but there wasn't really rubber at that spot and I thought I've actually got a really good shot here and got a really good restart," Madsen said.

"I know my crew was probably calling me every name in the book on that restart but it started to lay a little rubber there and you're damned if you do and damned if you don't," Schatz said. "And I figured if I could get a run off the top. Kerry just got a really good start."

When the field came around to take lap 18, Madsen led Schatz in his No. 29 American Racing Custom Wheels car. Farther back, 18-year-old Tanner Thorson, who started the night in 13th, had been slowly progressing through the field. On lap 18, as Madsen battled past Schatz, Thorson took over the eighth spot.

Schatz began to catch Madsen again on lap 23. Schatz worked the track looking for the right line and almost had it as the two drivers came off of turn four headed to the start finish line. They battled side by side, but Madsen held the lead. The battle continued on laps 24 and 25. As they looked to complete lap 26, Schatz finally found a way around Madsen.

"I pushed pretty hard for a while but it got the rubber down in the middle and we were just a little too tough for the rubber," Madsen said. "Obviously Donny was way better."

By lap 27, Thorson moved his Richie Rich Motorsports car into the sixth position. One lap later, Schatz, the leader, caught lapped traffic and begin to work his way through. This closed the gap for Madsen, who tried to use the traffic as a pick around Schatz. Schatz was able to maintain the lead though.

Over the course of four laps, Thorson swiftly moved forward to the third position. In traffic, he found a way around Madsen on lap 36 to take over the second position. He set his sights on Schatz. While Schatz had built up a strong lead, Thorson cut into it lap by lap.

"Towards the end you could feel the tires were going and you were sliding around," Schatz said. "We ran the hardest thing we could. Racing with Kerry we probably used them up more than we should have but it got us the win so that's what's important."

In the end, Thorson ran out of time to catch Schatz.

"We were really good there in the beginning all the way throughout the race and I feel like a few more laps and I probably could have given Donny a run for his money," said Thorson, who finished the night in second. "Good job to him."

The career best World of Outlaws finish came in Thorson's fourth ever series start.

Schatz's win was the second in a week. Prior to his win last weekend, the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver had not won in California since 2012. He credited his team for trying new things and adapting.

"We haven't been very good on the short track stuff the last several years," Schatz said. "They've worked hard and tried things outside the box trying to get better. It's worked. Half the battle is getting qualified. And they've definitely got it qualifying better."

After leading eight laps, Madsen finished the night in third - his best finish so far this season

"We're extremely happy to come home with a podium," he said. "Chico has never been my best track so it's been a fantastic night for us."

The St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia native also took home his fourth quick time of the year - the most of any driver.

Jason Johnson was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger award after advancing 16 positions to finish in eighth.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action tomorrow night at Antioch (Calif.) Speedway on March 29. Tickets are available at the ticket booth in Antioch. Listen live on http://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

Silver Dollar Speedway Notebook

RACE NOTES: Prior to last weekend's win at the Stockton Dirt Track, Donny Schatz had not won a race in California since Sept. 9, 2012…. This was the second win in a week for Donny Schatz who scored a close victory at Stockton… Donny Schatz is the only three-time winner so far this season… Second place finisher Tanner Thorson scored his first ever World of Outlaws podium finish tonight in just his fourth series start… Jason Johnson took home the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger award after advancing 16 positions to finish in 8th… Kerry Madsen scored his fourth quick time award of the season - the most of anyone.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Terry McCarl; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Tanner Thorson; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Jason Johnson; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Jason Johnson; Edelbrock ($50 cash): David Gravel; Comp Cams ($50 cash): David Gravel; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Joey Saldana;Superflow ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Tanner Thorson;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Jason Johnson; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Justyn Cox; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Paul McMahan; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Sides.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 3 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14);Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13); Terry McCarl - 1(The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13);Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Silver Dollar Speedway; Chico, Calif.; March 28, 2015

A-Main - (40 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [$10,000]; 2. 88X-Tanner Thorson [13] [$5,500]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [5] [$3,200]; 4. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [2] [$2,800]; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman [3] [$2,500]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [4] [$2,300]; 7. 92-Andy Forsberg [11] [$2,200]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [24] [$2,100]; 9. 22K-Shane Golobic [17] [$2,050]; 10. 83-David Gravel [12] [$2,000]; 11. 75-Sean Becker [21] [$1,500]; 12. 71M-Joey Saldana [25] [$400]; 13. 5V-Colby Copeland [23] [$1,100]; 14. 2-Shane Stewart [10] [$1,050]; 15. 21X-Carson Macedo [19] [$1,000]; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser [26] [$100]; 17. 21-Brian Brown [20] [$800]; 18. 3C-Jonathan Allard [22] [$800]; 19. 51-Paul McMahan [6] [$800]; 20. 31C-Justyn Cox [16] [$800]; 21. 7S-Jason Sides [18] [$800]; 22. 24-Rico Abreu [9] [$800]; 23. 44W-Austen Wheatley [7] [$800]; 24. 88N-DJ Netto [8] [$800]; 25. 88-Terry McCarl [15] [$800]; 26. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [14] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Donny Schatz 1-17, 26-40; Kerry Madsen 18-25. KSE Hard Charger Award: 41-Jason Johnson [+16]

Qualifying - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen, 11.804; 2. 24-Rico Abreu, 11.948; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.027; 4. 2-Shane Stewart, 12.136; 5. 15-Donny Schatz, 12.233; 6. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 12.252; 7. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 12.259; 8. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.289; 9. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 12.291; 10. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.308; 11. 1A-Jacob Allen, 12.318; 12. 92-Andy Forsberg, 12.335; 13. 83-David Gravel, 12.355; 14. 88X-Tanner Thorson, 12.386; 15. 88N-DJ Netto, 12.401; 16. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 12.420; 17. 22-Mason Moore, 12.430; 18. 88-Terry McCarl, 12.455; 19. 31C-Justyn Cox, 12.458; 20. 22K-Shane Golobic, 12.461; 21. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.496; 22. 21X-Carson Macedo, 12.511; 23. 21-Brian Brown, 12.539; 24. 75-Sean Becker, 12.544; 25. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.576; 26. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 12.621; 27. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 12.649; 28. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 12.680; 29. O-Bud Kaeding, 12.699; 30. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 12.723; 31. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.725; 32. 5V-Colby Copeland, 12.732; 33. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 12.770; 34. 41-Jason Johnson, 12.880; 35. 99T-Skylar Gee, 12.880; 36. OO-Jason Statler, 12.930; 37. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.002; 38. 19-Keith Bloom, 13.048; 39. 68-Chase Johnson, 13.464; 40. 89-Branden Mansfield, 13.927; 41. 13-Rowdy McLenon, 14.001; 42. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr., 14.018; 43. 98-Sean Watts, 14.116; 44. 57-Billy Butler, 14.553

Heat 1 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 44W-Austen Wheatley [2]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 5. 83-David Gravel [1]; 6. O-Bud Kaeding [8]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 8. 22-Mason Moore [5]; 9. 18-Ian Madsen [10]; 10. 7H-Jojo Helberg [9]; 11. 13-Rowdy McLenon [11]

Heat 2 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [2]; 2. 88-Terry McCarl [5]; 3. 88X-Tanner Thorson [1]; 4. 3C-Jonathan Allard [7]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [9]; 6. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 7. 19-Keith Bloom [10]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [8]; 9. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr. [11]; 10. 35M-Kyle Hirst [3]; 11. 21X-Carson Macedo [6]

Heat 3 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 88N-DJ Netto [1]; 2. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [3]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 31C-Justyn Cox [5]; 5. 21-Brian Brown [6]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [8]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [7]; 8. 68-Chase Johnson [10]; 9. 99T-Skylar Gee [9]; 10. 98-Sean Watts [11]; 11. 1A-Jacob Allen [2]

Heat 4 - (10 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 2. 22K-Shane Golobic [5]; 3. 92-Andy Forsberg [2]; 4. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [1]; 5. 5V-Colby Copeland [8]; 6. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7]; 7. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 8. 57-Billy Butler [11]; 9. 75-Sean Becker [6]; 10. OO-Jason Statler [9]; 11. 89-Branden Mansfield [10]

Dash - (8 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [1]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [3]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [5]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [7]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [8]

C-Main - (10 Laps - Top 2 finishers transfer to the Last Chance Showdown) - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana [1] [-]; 2. 19-Keith Bloom [6] [-]; 3. OO-Jason Statler [4] [$150]; 4. 99T-Skylar Gee [3] [$150]; 5. 18-Ian Madsen [5] [$150]; 6. 68-Chase Johnson [7] [$125]; 7. 7H-Jojo Helberg [2] [$125]; 8. 98-Sean Watts [11] [$125]; 9. 13-Rowdy McLenon [9] [$125]; 10. 57-Billy Butler [12] [$125]; 11. 15H-Pat Harvey Jr. [10] [$125]; 12. 89-Branden Mansfield [8] [$125]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [-]; 2. 21X-Carson Macedo [6] [-]; 3. 24-Rico Abreu [1] [-]; 4. 75-Sean Becker [7] [-]; 5. 35M-Kyle Hirst [3] [$300]; 6. 22-Mason Moore [5] [$250]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [13] [$225]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10] [$200]; 9. O-Bud Kaeding [11] [$200]; 10. 17W-Bryan Clauson [12] [$200]; 11. 1A-Jacob Allen [4] [$200]; 12. 7-Craig Dollansky [8] [$200]; 13. 19-Keith Bloom [14] [$200]; 14. 1s-Logan Schuchart [9] [$200]

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

1531

0

3

6

10

1

2

2

Shane Stewart

1521

-10

1

5

9

1

3

49

Brad Sweet

1495

-36

1

5

8

1

4

51

Paul McMahan

1487

-44

0

6

8

1

5

9

Daryn Pittman

1474

-57

1

5

8

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

1468

-63

0

3

9

4

7

71M

Joey Saldana

1465

-66

0

4

8

1

8

83

David Gravel

1428

-103

0

1

6

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1386

-145

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1377

-154

1

3

6

0

11

41

Jason Johnson

1342

-189

0

1

4

0

12

11k

Kraig Kinser

1330

-201

0

0

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1231

-300

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1159

-372

0

0

1

0

15

1A

Jacob Allen

1043

-488

0

0

0

0

16

24

Rico Abreu

1037

-494

2

3

4

1

17

21

Brian Brown

927

-604

1

2

2

0

18

18

Ian Madsen

847

-684

0

0

1

0

19

21X

Carson Macedo

801

-730

0

0

0

0

20

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-742

0

3

4

1

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

 

At A Glance: California Native Paul McMahan Returns Home to Silver Dollar and Antioch

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on Silver Dollar Speedway for the Mini Gold Cup on Saturday and Antioch Speedway on Sunday

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - March 25, 2015 - These days World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Paul McMahan calls Nashville, Tenn. home but make no mistake, the CJB Motorsports driver is a California native who cut his teeth on tracks throughout the Golden State.

"It's where I grew up, all my family is still here pretty much," said McMahan, who hails from Elk Grove, Calif. "I always enjoy coming back here. I get to see a lot of friends I don't get see much during the season. I get to race with guys that I raced with back when I was in California so it's always good time. I get to go to racetracks I really enjoy going to."

Two tracks that hold special significance for McMahan are the hosts for this weekend's Outlaws events - Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico and Antioch Speedway.

"Antioch was one of my favorite racetracks when I was racing out here," said McMahan, a one-time track record holder at Antioch. "They changed it a whole bunch from then. The last time we were there, I started to get a feel for it again. I always enjoy going there. It's just one of those racetracks that I've always enjoyed and run well at."

Through five series appearances at Antioch since 2011, McMahan is still looking for his first Outlaws win at the track.

And then there's Silver Dollar which is pretty much home, McMahan said.

"My wife is from Oroville which is only 20 miles from there. We raced there a lot of Friday night shows and did a lot of races there with Clyde Lamar and Lee Lindgren in the 94 car back in the day. I've got a lot of friends there, a lot of family there and really looking forward to the next couple of weekends."

He has two previous Outlaws wins at Silver Dollar, including the most recent Mini Gold Cup win in 2013.

The unique tracks and level of competition raise the bar in California McMahan said. He compared it to racing in Pennsylvania.

"The local guys are very tough. They run here every week. You put them guys on the front row and they're hard to catch," McMahan said. "Anytime you go into somebody's backyard, they've got the advantage as far as I'm concerned. And we're on their home turf. You can't overlook anybody, anytime at any racetrack we go to."

Tickets are still available to both the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway on Saturday and the Outlaws event at Antioch Speedway on Sunday. General admission tickets to both events are $39 and reserve tickets are $45. To purchase tickets to either or both events, visit http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or contact the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606.

ABOUT THE TRACKS
SILVER DOLLAR SPEEDWAY
is ahigh-banked, quarter-mile oval. The track record of 10.918 seconds was established by Daryn Pittman on March 22, 2013. For more information, visit http://woosprint.com/mini-gold-cup.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Carson Macedo on Sept. 5, Jonathan Allard on Sept. 6
2013 - Paul McMahan on March 23, Joey Saldana on Sept. 6, Jason Meyers on Sept. 7
2012 - Donny Schatz on March 23, Donny Schatz on Sept. 6, Sean Becker on Sept. 7, Kyle Larson on Sept. 8
2011 - Craig Dollansky on March 12, Paul McMahan on Sept. 9, Kyle Larson on Sept. 10
2010 - Jason Meyers on Sept. 11
2009 - Joey Saldana on March 13, Jason Meyers on March 14, Joey Saldana on Sept. 12
2008 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 6
2007 - Joey Saldana on Sept. 8
2006 - Daryn Pittman on Sept. 9
2005 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 10
2004 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 11
2003 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 6
2002 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 7
2001 - Mark Kinser on Sept. 8
2000 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 16
1999 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 18
1998 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 19
1997 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 20
1996 - Jeff Swindell on Sept. 21
1995 - Andy Hillenburg on Sept. 16
1994 - Andy Hillenburg on Sept. 17
1993 - Stevie Smith on Sept. 18
1992 - Steve Kinser on March 13, Steve Kinser on Sept. 19
1991 - Brent Kaeding on March 16, Joe Gaerte on Sept. 14
1990 - Bobby Davis, Jr., on March 11, Steve Kinser on Sept. 15
1989 - Jac Haudenschild on March 11, Darrell Hanestad on Sept. 20
1988 - Jimmy Sills on March 5, Steve Kinser on Sept. 17
1987 - Jac Haudenschild on March 7, Steve Kinser on Sept. 19
1986 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 21
1985 - Danny Smith on Sept. 21
1984 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 22
1983 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 24
1982 - Doug Wolfgang on Sept. 25
1981 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 25, Sammy Swindell on Sept. 26
1980 - Steve Kinser on June 8, Wayne Sue on Sept. 25, Johnny Anderson on Sept. 26, Johnny Anderson on Sept. 27
1979 - Steve Kinser on June 10

ANTIOCH SPEEDWAY is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 11.563 seconds was established by Sammy Swindell on Sept. 12, 2011.For more information, visit http://woosprint.com/antioch-speedway-spring.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Kerry Madsen on Sept. 7
2013 - Shane Golobic on April 5, Kyle Larson on Sept. 8
2012 - Tim Kaeding on Sept. 10
2011 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 12

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Donny Schatz - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

LISTEN LIVE: Listen live for FREE to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at Silver Dollar Speedway and Antioch Speedway on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes a week off before returning to action at Brad Sweet's Placerville (Calif.) Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts on Wednesday, April 8.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

2

Shane Stewart

1399

0

1

5

9

1

2

15

Donny Schatz

1381

-18

2

5

9

1

3

51

Paul McMahan

1375

-24

0

6

8

1

4

49

Brad Sweet

1357

-42

1

5

7

1

5

71M

Joey Saldana

1339

-60

0

4

8

1

6

9

Daryn Pittman

1334

-65

1

4

7

0

7

29

Kerry Madsen

1323

-76

0

2

8

3

8

83

David Gravel

1298

-101

0

1

5

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1278

-121

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1275

-124

1

3

6

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

1212

-187

0

0

2

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

1208

-191

0

1

3

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1146

-253

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1074

-325

0

0

1

0

15

1A

Jacob Allen

958

-441

0

0

0

0

16

24

Rico Abreu

931

-468

2

3

4

1

17

21

Brian Brown

811

-588

1

2

2

0

18

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-610

0

3

4

1

19

18

Ian Madsen

762

-637

0

0

1

0

20

55

Trey Starks

758

-641

0

0

0

0

2015 STAT ATTACK
There have been 10 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features this season.
Winners (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 2

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 2

2. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Total Laps Led (12 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 57

2. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 46

3. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 45

4. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 41

5. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 39

6. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 30

7. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 21

8. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 11

9. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 5

11. - JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

12. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

Pole Positions (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 2

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 2

3. - BRIAN BROWN, Grass Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

Hard Charger Award (10 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DOMINIC SCELZI, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Time Trial leaders (8 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

2. - RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Calif. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Nashville, Tenn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Heat Race Winners (21 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 5

2. - RICO ABREU, Rutherford, Calif. - 3

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 3

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 3

- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - 3

6. - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 2

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 2

- D.J. NETTO, Hanford, Calif. - 2

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 2

11. - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (8 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 2

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 2

2. - WILLIE CROFT, Roseville, Calif. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- SHANE GOLOBIC, Fremont, Calif. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- CARSON MACEDO, Fresno, Calif. - 1

- DUSTY ZOMER, Brandon, S.D. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (10 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 1

4 - 4

6 - 5

8 - 0

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $39,500

2. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $39,300

3. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $27,950

4. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $27,400

5. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $25,600

6. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $24,025

7. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $19,175

8. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $16,250

9. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $14,500

10.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $11,700

11.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $9,400

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $9,400

13.- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $7,300

14.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $4,750

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)

4. Wednesday, March 3 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Shane Stewart (1)

5. Thursday, March 4 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, Nev. / Terry McCarl (1)

6. Saturday, March 7 / USA Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brian Brown (1)

7. Friday, March 13 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (1)

8. Saturday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)

9. Saturday, March 21 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)

10. Sunday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Rico Abreu (2)

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

 

Rico Abreu Wins Wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track

Scores his second win in as many weeks and the third of his career after battle with Terry McCarl

 

 

STOCKTON, Calif. - March 22, 2015 - Four different leaders battled it out in Sunday night's wild FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track, but it was Rico Abreu who outlasted the competition and captured his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win in as many weeks.

With ten laps to go, Abreu caught Terry McCarl, then the leader, as the two headed into the first turns. When they exited turn two, it was Abreu driving his No. 24 Abreu Vineyards car around McCarl on the back straight. Abreu skillfully worked his way through lapped traffic in the waning laps and held off McCarl to score his third career Outlaws win.

"Anytime you get a chance to win a World of Outlaws race… it's unbelievable," said Abreu, a St. Helena, Calif. native. "I came into this year just trying to get another one under my belt and now I've got two."

Abreu said the restarts throughout the feature proved critical to finding success and while he was up and down, he was able to make the moves he needed when it counted.

"Restarts kind of went our way and then they didn't go our way," Abreu said. "And then they went our way."

"I just need to understand how to get my car turned and pointed straight on the restarts and not let it skate up the track. It gets super slick so you're just searching for anything at that time and then guys are just freight training you. Restarts definitely have to go your way. These guys are like sharks on restarts. It's where they get their positions and you've just got to get good at them and be better than everybody else.

Abreu's win tonight gave him four winged sprint car wins at the Stockton Dirt Track. No other driver has more than one win at the track. Abreu also took home the quick time during qualifying on Sunday.

Daryn Pittman led the field to the green flag on Sunday night with McCarl next to him on the front row. McCarl jumped to the lead early in his No. 88 Country Builders/SnowPlow.com car as Brad Sweet battled forward. Sweet got around his Kasey Kahne Racing teammate Pittman on lap five to take over the second spot and set his sights on McCarl.

As McCarl hit lapped traffic on lap nine, Sweet closed the gap. He worked his way around McCarl the next lap to take the lead. Sweet's lead though was short lived. As he exited off of turn two on lap 12, he cut down a tire and ended up off track. This put McCarl back to the lead with Daryn Pittman in second and Jason Johnson, who started the feature in fifth, in third.

When the green flag flew, Johnson battled past Pittman for second and then took over the lead on lap 12. He led for the next two laps until Pittman cut down a tire and flipped off track after jumping the cushion. The track went under red flag conditions. Pittman's crew worked feverishly and got him back out on track under a caution a few laps later.

Johnson led the field back to green following the red, but was quickly overtaken by McCarl. Abreu moved into second and farther back, Paul McMahan, who started the night in ninth in his No. 51 CJB Motorsports car, had worked his way up to fifth. As the field rounded the fourth turn, disaster almost struck as Jason Sides flipped in the middle of four. Amazingly, he did a full mid-air spin, landed back on all four tires and continued on. He finished the night in 17th.

A yellow flag came out on lap 16 after Joey Saldana had a tire cut down. The green flag again waved but the restart could not be completed after Colby Copeland flipped in turn four.

On the final restart of the night on lap 16, Paul McMahan began his battle with David Gravel for the third position. He eventually took the spot on lap 18.

The final restart proved pivotal for Abreu.

"Luckily, we had that red flag and went single file just because the outside was definitely not the place to be," Abreu said. "Followed McCarl there for a minute and I've got to thank Daryn, he actually showed me the rubber, the better line on the bottom of one and two."

By lap 20, Abreu had caught and then eventually overtook McCarl for the lead. McCarl worked to get a run on Abreu in the closing laps but got caught up by the lap car of Bud Kaeding. McCarl expressed his frustration with the driver after the race.

"Bud Kaeding there - I don't know if he was trying to block me or what he was up to there but I'm not real happy with him right now."

"It's always great to finish on the podium with the Outlaws," said McCarl, who closed out the night in second. "It's just disappointing. Kind of gave one away there at Tulare the other night. We didn't really give this one away - Rico just had a better car and drove by us."

McMahan closed out the night in the third position after battling forward from ninth. He said his fifth place qualifying position put him in a tough spot for his heat race which ultimately left him out of the dash.

"Had a good opportunity there on the front row (of the heat) but the inside just wasn't very good there in the heat races and Kraig (Kinser) was able to get out in front of me," McMahan said. "Starting ninth I abused my tire real bad and there at the end I had nothing left. I've got no tread left on my tires so I was just happy here to finish third."

"This is a great race track," McMahan said. "I never got to race here in my younger days and we seem to run well here every time we come here. We were a few spots short but Rico had a great car, Terry had a great car and we'll come back and move on to Chico next week."

The California swing continues for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series as The Greatest Show on Dirt returns to Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif. on March 28 for the Mini Gold Cup and Antioch (Calif.) Speedway on March 29. Tickets are still available to both events by calling 1-877-395-8606, or by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets. Listen live onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

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Stockton Dirt Track Notebook

RACE NOTES: Rico Abreu scored his second win of 2015 and became just the second repeat winner of 2015… It was the second win in two weeks for Rico Abreu. He picked up a win at Thunderbowl Raceway last weekend… Tonight's win was the second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of Rico Abreu's career… Tim Kaeding was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing nine positions to finish in sixth.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Logan Schuchart; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Terry McCarl;Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Terry McCarl; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Jason Johnson; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Kraig Kinser; Cometic Gasket($50 cash): Ian Madsen;Superflow ($50 cash): Justyn Cox; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Paul McMahan;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Tim Kaeding; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Terry McCarl;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Logan Schuchart; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Justyn Cox; JE Pistons(Set of Rings): Logan Schuchart.

SEASON WINNERS: Rico Abreu - 2 (Stockton Dirt Track on March 22, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Donny Schatz - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Stockton Dirt Track; Stockton, Calif.; March 22, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 24-Rico Abreu [3] [$10,000]; 2. 88-Terry McCarl [2] [$5,000]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [9] [$3,000]; 4. 83-David Gravel [8] [$2,700]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [5] [$2,500]; 6. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [15] [$2,200]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [6] [$2,000]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [17] [$1,800]; 9. 15-Donny Schatz [13] [$1,600]; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7] [$1,450]; 11. 49-Brad Sweet [4] [$1,300]; 12. 18-Ian Madsen [10] [$1,200]; 13. 21X-Carson Macedo [14] [$1,100]; 14. 33E-Evan Suggs [20] [$1,000]; 15. 21-Brian Brown [18] [$950]; 16. 31C-Justyn Cox [12] [$900]; 17. 7S-Jason Sides [11] [$850]; 18. 7-Craig Dollansky [22] [$750]; 19. 71M-Joey Saldana [19] [$725]; 20. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [24] [$700]; 21. 55-Trey Starks [16] [$700]; 22. 9-Daryn Pittman [1] [$700]; 23. O-Bud Kaeding [23] [$700]; 24. 1s-Logan Schuchart [25] [$]; 25. 5V-Colby Copeland [21] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Terry McCarl 1-9, 15-20, Brad Sweet 10-11, Jason Johnson 12-14, Rico Abreu 21-30.KSE Hard Charger Award: 83JR-Tim Kaeding [+9]

Qualifying - 1. 24-Rico Abreu, 13.284; 2. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.397; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.401; 4. 88-Terry McCarl, 13.431; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.488; 6. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.499; 7. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.504; 8. 31C-Justyn Cox, 13.506; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.510; 10. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.547; 11. 83-David Gravel, 13.563; 12. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.572; 13. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.646; 14. 21X-Carson Macedo, 13.723; 15. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 13.731; 16. 55-Trey Starks, 13.738; 17. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.745; 18. 21-Brian Brown, 13.771; 19. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.790; 20. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.813; 21. 33E-Evan Suggs, 13.890; 22. 5V-Colby Copeland, 13.999; 23. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.004; 24. 44-Chris Martin, 14.022; 25. O-Bud Kaeding, 14.037; 26. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 14.087; 27. 22-Mason Moore, 14.221; 28. 88X-Tanner Thorson, 14.259; 29. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 14.272; 30. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 14.275; 31. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 14.313; 32. 88N-DJ Netto, 14.353; 33. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 14.615; 34. 99-Shawn Wright, 14.673; 35. 99T-Skylar Gee, 14.750; 36. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.760; 37. 12-Scott Parker, 15.125

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 11K-Kraig Kinser [2]; 2. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 3. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 4. O-Bud Kaeding [7]; 5. 33E-Evan Suggs [6]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 7. 3C-Jonathan Allard [9]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [5]; 9. 12-Scott Parker [10]; 10. 17W-Bryan Clauson [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [2]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 3. 21X-Carson Macedo [1]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [3]; 5. 5V-Colby Copeland [6]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [7]; 7. 21-Brian Brown [5]; 8. 99-Shawn Wright [9]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [2]; 2. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [1]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [8]; 8. 22-Mason Moore [7]; 9. 99T-Skylar Gee [9]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 2. 55-Trey Starks [1]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [5]; 4. 88-Terry McCarl [4]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [3]; 6. 88X-Tanner Thorson [7]; 7. 88N-DJ Netto [8]; 8. 44-Chris Martin [6]; 9. 1A-Jacob Allen [9]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 88-Terry McCarl [1]; 3. 24-Rico Abreu [4]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [6]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [8]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5]; 8. 83-David Gravel [7]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [-]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [1] [-]; 3. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [6] [-]; 4. 21-Brian Brown [3] [-]; 5. 1s-Logan Schuchart [4] [$300]; 6. 88N-DJ Netto [12] [$250]; 7. 22-Mason Moore [7] [$225]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [9] [$200]; 9. 3C-Jonathan Allard [13] [$200]; 10. 44-Chris Martin [5] [$200]; 11. 88X-Tanner Thorson [8] [$200]; 12. 44W-Austen Wheatley [11] [$200]; 13. 7H-Jojo Helberg [10] [$200]; 14. 99-Shawn Wright [14] [$200]; 15. 99T-Skylar Gee [15] [$200]; 16. 12-Scott Parker [17] [$200]; 17. 1A-Jacob Allen [16] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

2

Shane Stewart

1399

0

1

5

9

1

2

15

Donny Schatz

1381

-18

2

5

9

1

3

51

Paul McMahan

1375

-24

0

6

8

1

4

49

Brad Sweet

1357

-42

1

5

7

1

5

71M

Joey Saldana

1339

-60

0

4

8

1

6

9

Daryn Pittman

1334

-65

1

4

7

0

7

29

Kerry Madsen

1323

-76

0

2

8

3

8

83

David Gravel

1298

-101

0

1

5

0

9

7s

Jason Sides

1278

-121

0

2

3

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1275

-124

1

3

6

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

1212

-187

0

0

2

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

1208

-191

0

1

3

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1146

-253

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

1074

-325

0

0

1

0

15

1A

Jacob Allen

958

-441

0

0

0

0

16

24

Rico Abreu

931

-468

2

3

4

1

17

21

Brian Brown

811

-588

1

2

2

0

18

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-610

0

3

4

1

19

18

Ian Madsen

762

-637

0

0

1

0

20

55

Trey Starks

758

-641

0

0

0

0

 

 

Donny Schatz Scores Close Win at the FVP Western Spring Shootout

Becomes the first repeat World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series winner of 2015 and ends winless streak in California

 

 

STOCKTON, Calif. - March 21, 2015 - Shane Stewart had victory in sight as he rounded turn four on the final lap of Saturday night's FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track. Reigning World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz had other things in mind though as he dove to the bottom of the track and drag raced Stewart to the finish line.

By just .220 seconds, Schatz overtook Stewart and became the first repeat winner of the 2015 season - a streak that goes back eight races - and ended his own winless streak in the State of California that stretched all the way back to September 2012.

"I'm just happy for my whole Bad Boy Buggies team," Schatz said. "These guys have had a little bit of everything this year. We've had good, bad, indifferent and to be able to be the first repeat winner, hopefully we get on a roll here."

Schatz entered the feature on the second row. He took the quick time in qualifying earlier in the night and set a new track record with a lap of 12.566.

Paul McMahan and Stewart led the field to the green flag in the 30 lap feature. Stewart quickly jumped to the lead on the start as McMahan fell back. Schatz overtook McMahan for the third spot on lap two. After battling for several laps, he cleared Saldana for second on lap seven. Saldana retook the spot just before a caution was called on lap eight, which gave the position back to Schatz.

As the field returned to green, Stewart built up a sizable lead over Schatz and Saldana.

A rash of cautions through the early and middle portion of the feature bunched up the field on laps eight, 12, 13 and 19. Each time, Stewart hung tough, holding off challenges from Schatz and building his lead back up.

"Those restarts are kind of what killed us," Schatz said. "You get everybody bunched back up and they get a run at you."

Schatz nearly lost his second place position to Saldana following the restart on lap 13, but after a side-by-side back straight battle, Schatz maintained.

The battle for the lead took shape after the lap 13 restart. Stewart got a good start, but Schatz quickly closed the gap and fought past Stewart as the two drivers exited turn two. Schatz led lap 16.

Meanwhile, in third, Saldana worked hard on each restart to hold off McMahan who tried to find a way around the No. 71m Motter Equipment car. Saldana held the position each time and stayed focused on the leaders.

The battle between Schatz and Stewart intensified after the restart on lap 19. The drivers made contact on lap 20 as Stewart looked low in three and four and Schatz fought to hold him off. Schatz held onto the lead. In the waning laps, as the two drivers worked their way through lapped traffic, Stewart worked to get around Schatz. He soon found his opportunity.

"We got by (Stewart) in traffic," Schatz said. "I didn't know if we had any leeway or not, I was just trying to hit my marks the best I could. I don't know, I kind of got worse as the race went on. I just kept trying to change my style and couldn't quite get my car to do what I needed it to."

With two laps remaining the caution flag flew for the final time as D.J. Netto found himself stopped off track in turn one. When the field returned to green, Stewart got his opportunity as he battled past Schatz on the backstretch to lead lap 29.

As Stewart led the field to the finish, he looked low as Schatz went high.

"Shane dove into three across the bottom and I knew if I didn't go Hail Mary on the top, there was no prayer for me," Schatz said.

The two banged bumpers and then drag raced down the front stretch. As they crossed the finish line, Schatz had nosed ahead by just .220 seconds.

"I wasn't sure where I needed to be coming off of four and obviously when Donny got by me, he was better than I was off of four but I felt like I was better than he was in one and two," Stewart said. "Just the last couple of laps, I told him I didn't even see the white flag. I didn't see the checkered - a hell of a race."

"It was close," Stewart continued. "We try to keep (Schatz) honest - he's the best and tonight proved that. Just hoping we can stay where we are. We've got a heck of a car and if the driver doesn't mess up very many times, I think we can win some more races."

Stewart ended the night with a 16 point lead over Schatz in the championship standings. It was the fourth night in a row Stewart finished second.

Saldana, who finished the night in third after battling McMahan for position much of the night, almost found disaster after getting forced off the track late in the race.

"I don't think Shane saw me there and I almost didn't finish - I got lucky there that I got run off the track and got back on," Saldana said. "It's fun racing up front and when you get close you want more but it's so hard to get more out here. You've just got to kind of take what you can get and move on. So hopefully tomorrow we can get a little bit better."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to the Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track tomorrow night for the second night of the FVP Western Spring Shootout. Tickets are still available by visiting the box office at the track. Listen live on http://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

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Stockton Dirt Track Notebook

RACE NOTES: Donny Schatz's win Saturday night was his first in the state of California since Sept. 9, 2012… Donny Schatz took home the quick time on Saturday and set a new track record of 12.566 seconds… Donny Schatz is the first repeat winner of the 2015 season. His previous series win this season came during DIRTcar Nationals… Brad Sweet was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing eight positions to finish in ninth… Shane Stewart scored his fourth straight second place finish Saturday night.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Bud Kaeding; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Comp Cams ($50 cash): David Gravel; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Superflow ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Brad Sweet; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Donny Schatz;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Craig Dollansky; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Justyn Cox; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Craig Dollansky.

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Stockton Dirt Track on March 21); Rico Abreu - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Stockton Dirt Track; Stockton, Calif.; March 21, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [3] [$10,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [$5,000]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4] [$3,000]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [1] [$2,700]; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman [9] [$2,500]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [7] [$2,200]; 7. 41-Jason Johnson [8] [$2,000]; 8. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [13] [$1,800]; 9. 49-Brad Sweet [17] [$1,600]; 10. 24-Rico Abreu [11] [$1,450]; 11. 83-David Gravel [19] [$1,300]; 12. 21X-Carson Macedo [10] [$1,200]; 13. 7S-Jason Sides [16] [$1,100]; 14. 1s-Logan Schuchart [18] [$1,000]; 15. OOJR-Cory Eliason [23] [$950]; 16. 31C-Justyn Cox [12] [$900]; 17. 11K-Kraig Kinser [15] [$850]; 18. 5V-Colby Copeland [21] [$750]; 19. 88N-DJ Netto [6] [$725]; 20. 7-Craig Dollansky [5] [$700]; 21. 3C-Jonathan Allard [22] [$700]; 22. 33E-Evan Suggs [24] [$700]; 23. O-Bud Kaeding [14] [$700]; 24. 55-Trey Starks [20] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Shane Stewart 1-15, 29; Donny Schatz 16-28, 30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 49-Brad Sweet [+8]

Qualifying - 1. 15-Donny Schatz, 12.566; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.593; 3. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.630; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.638; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.692; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo, 12.735; 7. 24-Rico Abreu, 12.774; 8. 31C-Justyn Cox, 12.782; 9. 2-Shane Stewart, 12.787; 10. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 12.804; 11. O-Bud Kaeding, 12.844; 12. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 12.869; 13. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.879; 14. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.889; 15. 41-Jason Johnson, 12.896; 16. 88N-DJ Netto, 12.920; 17. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.924; 18. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 12.924; 19. 83-David Gravel, 12.949; 20. 55-Trey Starks, 12.983; 21. 5V-Colby Copeland, 12.991; 22. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 12.994; 23. OOJR-Cory Eliason, 13.008; 24. 88-Terry McCarl, 13.009; 25. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 13.014; 26. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 13.016; 27. 21-Brian Brown, 13.018; 28. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 13.041; 29. 99-Shawn Wright, 13.046; 30. 44-Chris Martin, 13.047; 31. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.056; 32. 33E-Evan Suggs, 13.059; 33. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.060; 34. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 13.096; 35. 22-Mason Moore, 13.097; 36. 68-Chase Johnson, 13.241; 37. 12-Scott Parker, 13.322; 38. 99T-Skylar Gee, 13.789; 39. 89-Branden Mansfield, 13.990

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [1]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [3]; 5. 5V-Colby Copeland [6]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [5]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [7]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [9]; 9. 99-Shawn Wright [8]; 10. 12-Scott Parker [10]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 2. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 21X-Carson Macedo [3]; 5. 3C-Jonathan Allard [6]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [9]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [7]; 9. 99T-Skylar Gee [10]; 10. 44-Chris Martin [8]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [1]; 2. O-Bud Kaeding [2]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 4. 24-Rico Abreu [3]; 5. 83-David Gravel [5]; 6. OOJR-Cory Eliason [6]; 7. 21-Brian Brown [7]; 8. 18-Ian Madsen [8]; 9. 22-Mason Moore [9]; 10. 89-Branden Mansfield [10]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 88N-DJ Netto [1]; 2. 31C-Justyn Cox [3]; 3. 33E-Evan Suggs [8]; 4. 11K-Kraig Kinser [2]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 6. 68-Chase Johnson [9]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [5]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [7]; 9. 88-Terry McCarl [6]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [5]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 6. 88N-DJ Netto [8]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [7]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2] [-]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [1] [-]; 3. 55-Trey Starks [3] [-]; 4. OOJR-Cory Eliason [4] [-]; 5. 88-Terry McCarl [5] [$300]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6] [$250]; 7. 18-Ian Madsen [12] [$225]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [7] [$200]; 9. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [14] [$200]; 10. 21-Brian Brown [8] [$200]; 11. 99-Shawn Wright [10] [$200]; 12. 7H-Jojo Helberg [9] [$200]; 13. 68-Chase Johnson [16] [$200]; 14. 44-Chris Martin [11] [$200]; 15. 22-Mason Moore [15] [$200]; 16. 99T-Skylar Gee [18] [$200]; 17. 1A-Jacob Allen [13] [$200]; 18. 12-Scott Parker [17] [$200]; 19. 89-Branden Mansfield [19] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

2

Shane Stewart

1265

0

1

5

8

1

2

15

Donny Schatz

1249

-16

2

5

8

1

3

51

Paul McMahan

1231

-34

0

5

7

1

4

49

Brad Sweet

1229

-36

1

5

7

1

5

9

Daryn Pittman

1228

-37

1

4

7

0

6

71M

Joey Saldana

1227

-38

0

4

8

1

7

29

Kerry Madsen

1187

-78

0

2

7

3

8

7s

Jason Sides

1162

-103

0

2

3

0

9

83

David Gravel

1156

-109

0

0

4

0

10

24

Terry McCarl

1129

-136

1

2

5

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

1082

-183

0

0

1

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

1068

-197

0

0

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1044

-221

0

0

1

0

14

7

Craig Dollansky

960

-305

0

0

1

0

15

1A

Jacob Allen

873

-392

0

0

0

0

16

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-476

0

3

4

1

17

24

Rico Abreu

780

-485

1

2

3

0

18

21

Brian Brown

691

-574

1

2

2

0

19

55

Trey Starks

650

-615

0

0

0

0

20

18

Ian Madsen

636

-629

0

0

1

0

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Saldana Builds Consistency, Needs a Little Racing Luck Heading into the FVP Western Spring Shootout

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on the FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track on Saturday and Sunday

CONCORD, N.C. - March 18, 2015 - Through eight World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events so far this season, eight different winners have stood in victory lane - a feat that has not occurred since 1995. While there is some level of parity at the top every night, the consistency of a few is driving the narrative and showing who the contenders might be as the series works its way through the season.

One driver who has consistently been up front and battling for wins in 2015 is Joey Saldana. While the veteran driver has not yet scored his first win of the season, he has confidence that his Motter Motorsports team is providing him what he needs to get there.

"I feel great. This team, we've been consistent enough to win races," Saldana said. "We've been in position to do it - we haven't done it. You definitely have to win races out here to be successful with the Outlaws and we're there, but we definitely have to finish it off.

"We're in the dash every night and we're qualifying well. That is what you have to do to be successful out here. You have to qualify well, you have to put yourself in position and we're doing that - we really can't do anything different than what we're doing."

While the consistency borne from the driver's experience, quality equipment and a veteran crew is there, Saldana said he is lacking another equally as important though less tangible thing right now - luck.

He pointed to his run at Thunderbowl last weekend. On night one, as Saldana led the field he was tagged by Ian Madsen, spun and was subsequently hit by second place Brad Sweet. Reigning series champion Donny Schatz got caught up in a similar incident earlier in the race but experienced less damage. Schatz finished eighth while Saldana had a DNF.

"We just got to have a little bit of racing luck on our side," Saldana said. "We've been in position to win three or four of these races - so it's not like we're doing anything wrong, we're just not finishing it off. We can't get discouraged on ourselves, we just have to keep doing what we're doing and hopefully it pays off eventually."

As the season progresses, Saldana said the number of different winners and top finishers in qualifying, heats and dashes is a good thing for the sport. Still, he and much of the Outlaws competition is focused on Schatz. Though Schatz only has one win on the season, he has had the luck and the consistency to put himself second in the championship point standings.

"With Donny Schatz sitting right there, he's going to be a big threat because this isn't his cup of tea out here - this isn't where he really excels," Saldana said. "He usually lets everyone else take themselves out and sneak in and get the spot... If he's hanging in there after this, if you leave this month right here and he's still second or third in the points, you better get it together because he is going to be tough during the summer."

While the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series has only made two previous starts at the Stockton Dirt Track, Saldana brings good experience and good notes to the event. In last year's FVP Western Spring Shootout he led the first six laps and came home with a third place finish.

This weekend, Saldana will have the opportunity to put his Motter Equipment No. 71m car into victory lane twice during the expanded weekend destination event at Stockton.

"Stockton is a great track and the people support it and hopefully they do it again because I know they had a huge crowd," Saldana said. "If that happens, I know we're going to keep coming back."

Two-day general admission tickets for this weekend's FVP Western Spring Shootout at Stockton Dirt Track are available for $59 and two-night Reserved Grandstand tickets cost only $69. Single-night tickets & box seats are also available. Children 10 & under are free in G.A. only. To purchase tickets, log onto http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=165 , or contact the ticket hotline at (877) 395-8606.

ABOUT THE TRACK STOCKTON DIRT TRACK is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.869 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on March 22, 2014.For more information, visit http://woosprint.com/western-spring-shootout.

Previous A-Feature Winners 2014 - Kerry Madsen on March 22 2013 - Kyle Larson on March 22

DRIVER INFO The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites: Jacob Allen - Shark1s.com Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Rico Abreu - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14); Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

WATCH AND LISTEN LIVE: Listen live for FREE to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

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UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads north next weekend and takes on the Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico Calif. for the Mini Gold Cup on March 28 and then Antioch (Calif.) Speedway on March 29.

 

 

 

TULARE, Calif. - March 14, 2015 - Rico Abreu scored a decisive World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory Saturday night at Thunderbowl Speedway, besting Shane Stewart and Brad Sweet in the 35-lap feature. Abreu's second career series victory made him the eighth different winner so far, to start the season - the first time that has happened since 1995.

A-Main - (35 Laps) - 1. 24-Rico Abreu [2] [$10,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [3] [$5,000]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [1] [$3,000]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [6] [$2,700]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [10] [$2,500]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [5] [$2,200]; 7. 88-Terry McCarl [11] [$2,000]; 8. 9-Daryn Pittman [4] [$1,800]; 9. O-Bud Kaeding [26] [$900]; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14] [$1,450]; 11. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [21] [$1,300]; 12. 73-Shane Golobic [22] [$1,200]; 13. 22-Mason Moore [20] [$1,100]; 14. 83-David Gravel [17] [$1,000]; 15. 88N-DJ Netto [8] [$950]; 16. 41-Jason Johnson [23] [$900]; 17. 21X-Carson Macedo [18] [$850]; 18. 7S-Jason Sides [25] [$50]; 19. 29-Kerry Madsen [7] [$725]; 20. 7-Craig Dollansky [9] [$700]; 21. 1s-Logan Schuchart [16] [$700]; 22. 21-Brian Brown [12] [$700]; 23. 55-Trey Starks [15] [$700]; 24. 26-Taylor Malsam [13] [$700]; 25. OOJR-Cory Eliason [19] [$700]; 26. 1A-Jacob Allen [24] [$700]. KSE Hard Charger Award: O-Bud Kaeding [+17]. Lap Leaders: Rico Abreu 1-35

Qualifying - 1. 2-Shane Stewart, 12.789; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.832; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.896; 4. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.949; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.010; 6. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.041; 7. 88-Terry McCarl, 13.044; 8. 24-Rico Abreu, 13.049; 9. 21-Brian Brown, 13.083; 10. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.106; 11. 26-Taylor Malsam, 13.149; 12. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.153; 13. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.155; 14. 55-Trey Starks, 13.189; 15. 88N-DJ Netto, 13.192; 16. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.198; 17. 83-David Gravel, 13.218; 18. 21X-Carson Macedo, 13.228; 19. OOJR-Cory Eliason, 13.233; 20. 22-Mason Moore, 13.255; 21. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 13.262; 22. 73-Shane Golobic, 13.265; 23. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.267; 24. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.293; 25. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 13.295; 26. 88X-Tanner Thorson, 13.300; 27. 3-Craig Stidham, 13.301; 28. 68-Chase Johnson, 13.334; 29. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 13.355; 30. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.365; 31. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 13.413; 32. 5V-Colby Copeland, 13.441; 33. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.443; 34. O-Bud Kaeding, 13.451; 35. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, 13.475; 36. 69-Brent Kaeding, 13.565; 37. 99-Shawn Wright, 13.583; 38. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 13.642; 39. 12-Scott Parker, 13.646; 40. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 13.706; 41. 25-Bobby McMahan, 13.824; 42. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 13.876; 43. 44-Chris Martin, 14.218; 44. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 14.270

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [3]; 5. 83-David Gravel [5]; 6. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [6]; 7. 3C-Jonathan Allard [8]; 8. 17W-Bryan Clauson [7]; 9. 99-Shawn Wright [10]; 10. 7S-Jason Sides [9]; 11. 25-Bobby McMahan [11]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 2. 55-Trey Starks [1]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 21X-Carson Macedo [5]; 6. 73-Shane Golobic [6]; 7. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [11]; 8. 88X-Tanner Thorson [7]; 9. 35M-Kyle Hirst [10]; 10. 18-Ian Madsen [8]; 11. O-Bud Kaeding [9]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 88N-DJ Netto [1]; 2. 88-Terry McCarl [3]; 3. 26-Taylor Malsam [2]; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [6]; 6. OOJR-Cory Eliason [5]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [8]; 8. 3-Craig Stidham [7]; 9. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [9]; 10. 12-Scott Parker [10]; 11. 44-Chris Martin [11]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Rico Abreu [3]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [2]; 4. 1A-Jacob Allen [6]; 5. 22-Mason Moore [5]; 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1]; 7. 69-Brent Kaeding [9]; 8. 68-Chase Johnson [7]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [10]; 10. 5V-Colby Copeland [8]; 11. 12X-Jarrett Soares [11]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 2. 24-Rico Abreu [5]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [7]; 5. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [2]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [8]

C-Main - (10 Laps - Top 2 finishers transfer to the Last Chance Showdown) - 1. 69-Brent Kaeding [2] [-]; 2. 99-Shawn Wright [3] [-]; 3. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [1] [$150]; 4. 35M-Kyle Hirst [4] [$150]; 5. 25-Bobby McMahan [7] [$150]; 6. 12-Scott Parker [5] [$125]; 7. 12X-Jarrett Soares [10] [$125]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [6] [$125]; 9. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [8] [$125]; 10. 44-Chris Martin [9] [$125]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 73-Shane Golobic [4] [-]; 2. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1] [-]; 3. OOJR-Cory Eliason [2] [-]; 4. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [3] [-]; 5. 17W-Bryan Clauson [5] [$300]; 6. 88X-Tanner Thorson [6] [$250]; 7. O-Bud Kaeding [14] [$225]; 8. 3C-Jonathan Allard [9] [$200]; 9. 68-Chase Johnson [8] [$200]; 10. 3-Craig Stidham [7] [$200]; 11. 44W-Austen Wheatley [11] [$200]; 12. 99-Shawn Wright [16] [$200]; 13. 69-Brent Kaeding [15] [$200]; 14. 18-Ian Madsen [10] [$200]; 15. 5V-Colby Copeland [12] [$200]; 16. 7S-Jason Sides [13] [$200]

 

 

 

 

Tim Kaeding Wins Wild Friday the 13th Feature at Thunderbowl Raceway

Becomes the seventh different winner in seven World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series features

 

 

TULARE, Calif. - March 13, 2015 - It was fitting Friday night's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and King of the West Series feature at Thunderbowl Raceway took place on Friday the 13th. The unusual A main saw a first half plagued by flipping racecars and red flags, and a tail end car end the night for the leader. Ultimately, it was Tim Kaeding who avoided the on-track disorder and battled past a hard charging Terry McCarl to become the seventh different winner in seven Outlaws events.

"I've got to thank (Owners) Dennis and Teresa Roth, (Crew Chief Todd Ventura) all these guys with the Roth Enterprises team," an emotional Kaeding said in victory lane. "One year ago I definitely screwed up bad and this is one way to repay them for the ten years of hard work that they put in and I put into this deal. To keep the winning streak going here at Tulare with Dennis and them is a dream come true."

Kaeding, who started the feature in fourth, hung around in that spot for the first half of Friday night's A main. After a wreck on lap 12 took out both the leader, Joey Saldana, and third place Brad Sweet, Kaeding moved onto the front row.

Through the last ten laps, Kaeding closed on then leader Terry McCarl as the two worked their way through lapped traffic. With five to go, Kaeding finally found the momentum he needed, running the high side of the track and clearing McCarl out of turn four as they raced to the start/finish line.

"I thought we were going to be a fourth place car there for a while," Kaeding said. "That red came out and I finally took a drink of water and got calmed down and got my head out of my butt, and did what I know how to do at this place. I ran the fence and I ran the living crap out of this Roth Motorsports car."

Tonight's win was the fourth for Kaeding at Thunderbowl, tying him with Joey Saldana as the winningest Outlaws driver at the track. Kaeding now has 20 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature wins in his career. It was the first Outlaws win of the season for Roth Motorsports.

Saldana led the 35-lap feature to the green flag with Sweet in second and Carson Macedo in third. Before the field could complete the first lap, Macedo brought out the night's first red flag after getting caught in the cushion in the middle of turns three and four, flipping and snagging Donny Schatz. Schatz was able to return to the track.

Saldana again led the field to the green flag with Sweet in second. On the restart, McCarl took over the second position as Kaeding held steady in fourth. By lap 10, Sweet was challenging McCarl for the position and briefly took it back over. McCarl ran back though and held on to second.

Just two laps later McCarl narrowly avoided Ian Madsen who flipped in turn four and caught up Joey Saldana. Sweet was not so lucky - he hit the then leader after Saldana spun to the bottom of the track. After leading the first 12 laps, Saldana's night was ended. Sweet managed to eventually get back out, finishing the night in 15th.

Green flag racing returned with McCarl in the lead and Kaeding in second, but not for long. On lap 15, David Gravel, Daryn Pittman, Willie Croft and Bud Kaeding all wrecked, again in turns three and four. An open red was called as the track was cleared. Heavy damage ended Bud Kaeding's and Croft's nights. Pittman and Gravel were able to return to the track after time in the work area.

McCarl built up a strong lead in his No. 88 Country Builders car after the field returned to green - Kaeding was in second and Kerry Madsen in third. McCarl hit lapped traffic on lap 21 and began working his way through. Meanwhile, Shane Stewart, who started the night in ninth, had worked his way up to fourth and began battling Madsen for the third spot. After a battle that lasted several laps, Stewart cleared Madsen to take over the third position on the bottom of the track as the two drivers exited turn two.

Through the last ten laps, McCarl and Kaeding waged a fierce battle for the lead. Kaeding worked the top of the track right on the cushion while McCarl ran the bottom. Lap after lap, Kaeding looked to get a run, only to have McCarl shut the door. He finally got his chance as the two exited turn four, side-by-side, Kaeding took over the lead.

Stewart battled McCarl in the closing laps, taking over the second spot, as the two raced to the checkered flag.

"That was a crazy race," Stewart said. "Obviously with Joey and Brad and those guys crashing out, it helped us. Just have to thank Terry (McCarl) for racing me clean. It's always fun to race clean like that and not crash. And it was very easy to crash tonight as everybody could see. Definitely a good run for us, we're on a little bit of a high so hopefully we can keep it rolling."

Stewart exits the night with a 16 point lead over reigning World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz. The Larson Marks Racing driver has one win on the season, and just one finish outside the top-ten.

McCarl, who ultimately led 18 laps Friday night, said he was disappointed in where he finished.

"We had a strong middle race, got a little loose there at the end," said McCarl, an Altoona, Iowa-native. "I drove my butt off and kept pulling the wing back and then the wing got jammed and wouldn't move on me. I just got loose there and couldn't run with Tim off of the corners there as I was earlier. He's the best in the business around Tulare, so if you can run with him here, it's a testament to this team."

Earlier in the night, Brad Sweet became the fifth different driver of the season to take home a quick time after he put down a record breaking lap of 12.582 in qualifying. The night's winner, Tim Kaeding, was the old track record holder with a lap of 12.651 from 2010.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and King of the West Series return to action at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. on Saturday night. Tickets are still available by calling 1-877-395-8606 or visiting the track box office. Listen live onhttp://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

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Thunderbowl Racway Notebook

THUNDERBOWL RACEWAY NOTES: Tonight's win was the 20th of Tim Kaeding's career… With his win, Tim Kaeding tied Joey Saldana for most Outlaw wins at Tulare at four… Tim Kaeding is the seventh different winner in seven World of Outlaws events so far this season… Jason Sides was the night's KSE Racing Hard Charger, advancing 13 positions… Brad Sweet set a new track record in qualifying after a lap of 12.582 seconds.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Logan Schuchart; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Brad Sweet; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Craig Dollansky; Comp Cams ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Jason Sides;Superflow ($50 cash): David Gravel; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Jason Sides; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Logan Schuchart; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Johnson; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Bud Kaeding.

SEASON WINNERS: Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Thunderbowl Raceway; Tulare, Calif.; March 13, 2015

A-Main - (35 Laps) - 1. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [4] [$10,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [9] [$5,000]; 3. 88-Terry McCarl [5] [$3,000]; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen [7] [$2,700]; 5. 24-Rico Abreu [6] [$2,500]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [18] [$2,200]; 7. 26-Taylor Malsam [11] [$2,000]; 8. 15-Donny Schatz [10] [$1,800]; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky [8] [$1,600]; 10. 35M-Kyle Hirst [19] [$1,450]; 11. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14] [$1,300]; 12. 7S-Jason Sides [25] [$500]; 13. 9-Daryn Pittman [13] [$1,100]; 14. 83-David Gravel [15] [$1,000]; 15. 49-Brad Sweet [2] [$950]; 16. 18-Ian Madsen [20] [$900]; 17. OOJR-Cory Eliason [17] [$850]; 18. 41-Jason Johnson [26] [$50]; 19. 55-Trey Starks [16] [$725]; 20. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [22] [$700]; 21. O-Bud Kaeding [12] [$700]; 22. 29W-Willie Croft [21] [$700]; 23. 71M-Joey Saldana [1] [$700]; 24. 1s-Logan Schuchart [24] [$700]; 25. 21X-Carson Macedo [3] [$700]; 26. 21-Brian Brown [23] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Joey Saldana 1-12, Terry McCarl 13-30, Tim Kaeding 31-35. KSE Hard Charger Award: 7S-Jason Sides [+13]

Qualifying - 1. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.582; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.620; 3. 83JR-Tim Kaeding, 12.800; 4. 21X-Carson Macedo, 12.800; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.810; 6. 2-Shane Stewart, 12.823; 7. 15-Donny Schatz, 12.829; 8. 26-Taylor Malsam, 12.830; 9. O-Bud Kaeding, 12.831; 10. 88-Terry McCarl, 12.831; 11. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.834; 12. 7-Craig Dollansky, 12.869; 13. 24-Rico Abreu, 12.901; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 12.914; 15. 83-David Gravel, 12.934; 16. 55-Trey Starks, 12.941; 17. OOJR-Cory Eliason, 12.961; 18. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.003; 19. 35M-Kyle Hirst, 13.038; 20. 18-Ian Madsen, 13.039; 21. 29W-Willie Croft, 13.053; 22. 37-Mitchell Faccinto, 13.060; 23. 21-Brian Brown, 13.073; 24. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.085; 25. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.123; 26. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 13.166; 27. 5V-Colby Copeland, 13.173; 28. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.181; 29. 22-Mason Moore, 13.184; 30. 88X-Tanner Thorson, 13.205; 31. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 13.224; 32. 73-Shane Golobic, 13.230; 33. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.236; 34. 25-Bobby McMahan, 13.264; 35. 3-Craig Stidham, 13.285; 36. 17W-Bryan Clauson, 13.289; 37. 88N-DJ Netto, 13.291; 38. 69-Brent Kaeding, 13.296; 39. 68-Chase Johnson, 13.335; 40. 99-Shawn Wright, 13.397; 41. 3C-Jonathan Allard, 13.438; 42. 56-Ryan Bernal, 13.564; 43. 44-Chris Martin, 13.603; 44. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 13.741; 45. 12X-Jarrett Soares, 14.492; 46. 94-Gordon Rodgers, 14.722

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Rico Abreu [1]; 2. O-Bud Kaeding [2]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 5. OOJR-Cory Eliason [5]; 6. 29W-Willie Croft [6]; 7. 22-Mason Moore [8]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [7]; 9. 88N-DJ Netto [10]; 10. 1A-Jacob Allen [9]; 11. 12X-Jarrett Soares [12]; 12. 3C-Jonathan Allard [11]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 88-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [5]; 6. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [6]; 7. 44W-Austen Wheatley [7]; 8. 25-Bobby McMahan [9]; 9. 88X-Tanner Thorson [8]; 10. 69-Brent Kaeding [10]; 11. 56-Ryan Bernal [11]; 12. 94-Gordon Rodgers [12]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [4]; 2. 83-David Gravel [1]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 5. 35M-Kyle Hirst [5]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [6]; 7. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [8]; 8. 3-Craig Stidham [9]; 9. 5V-Colby Copeland [7]; 10. 68-Chase Johnson [10]; 11. 44-Chris Martin [11]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [2]; 2. 55-Trey Starks [1]; 3. 21X-Carson Macedo [4]; 4. 26-Taylor Malsam [3]; 5. 1s-Logan Schuchart [6]; 6. 18-Ian Madsen [5]; 7. 7S-Jason Sides [7]; 8. 73-Shane Golobic [8]; 9. 99-Shawn Wright [10]; 10. 17W-Bryan Clauson [9]; 11. 7H-Jojo Helberg [11]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana [2]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 3. 21X-Carson Macedo [4]; 4. 83JR-Tim Kaeding [3]; 5. 88-Terry McCarl [6]; 6. 24-Rico Abreu [8]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 8. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]

C-Main - (10 Laps - Top 2 finishers transfer to the Last Chance Showdown) - 1. 17W-Bryan Clauson [2] [-]; 2. 88N-DJ Netto [3] [-]; 3. 3-Craig Stidham [1] [$150]; 4. 68-Chase Johnson [5] [$150]; 5. 69-Brent Kaeding [4] [$150]; 6. 99-Shawn Wright [6] [$125]; 7. 7H-Jojo Helberg [10] [$125]; 8. 12X-Jarrett Soares [11] [$125]; 9. 44-Chris Martin [9] [$125]; 10. 3C-Jonathan Allard [7] [$125]; 11. 56-Ryan Bernal [8] [$125]; 12. 94-Gordon Rodgers [12] [$125]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 29W-Willie Croft [2] [-]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [1] [-]; 3. 21-Brian Brown [4] [-]; 4. 37-Mitchell Faccinto [3] [-]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [5] [$300]; 6. 5V-Colby Copeland [7] [$250]; 7. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [11] [$225]; 8. 22-Mason Moore [9] [$200]; 9. 88N-DJ Netto [16] [$200]; 10. 7S-Jason Sides [8] [$200]; 11. 73-Shane Golobic [12] [$200]; 12. 88X-Tanner Thorson [10] [$200]; 13. 25-Bobby McMahan [14] [$200]; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen [13] [$200]; 15. 17W-Bryan Clauson [15] [$200]; 16. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

2

Shane Stewart

972

0

1

3

6

0

2

15

Donny Schatz

956

-16

1

3

6

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

954

-18

1

3

5

0

4

49

Brad Sweet

953

-19

1

4

5

1

5

51

Paul McMahan

949

-23

0

3

5

1

6

71M

Joey Saldana

945

-27

0

3

6

1

7

29

Kerry Madsen

937

-35

0

2

6

3

8

7s

Jason Sides

924

-48

0

2

3

0

9

24

Terry McCarl

908

-64

1

2

4

0

10

83

David Gravel

906

-66

0

0

4

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

836

-136

0

0

0

0

12

1S

Logan Schuchart

814

-158

0

0

1

0

13

41

Jason Johnson

814

-158

0

0

1

0

14

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-183

0

3

4

1

15

7

Craig Dollansky

740

-232

0

0

1

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

686

-286

0

0

0

0

17

12

Robbie Stillwagon

510

-462

0

0

0

0

18

21

Brian Brown

500

-472

1

2

2

0

19

24

Rico Abreu

500

-472

0

1

1

0

20

18

Ian Madsen

466

-506

0

0

1

0

 

Shark Racing Aims to Turn Heads Once Again in California

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series joins the King of the West Series at Thunderbowl Raceway on March 13 and 14

TULARE, Calif. - March 11, 2015 - This time last year, Shark Racing had its fair share of doubters. Could the team make it west? If it could, could it make it the full season?

After a year of proving the critics wrong, Logan Schuchart and Jacob Allen lead their family owned team into its second full World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season and second West Coast spring swing.

"We knew that there were people who were going to doubt us," said Schuchart, who stunned Thunderbowl Raceway fans last year by grabbing a pole one night and a runner-up finish to Rico Abreu the next. "There are always going to be people who are going to doubt us, whether you're Donny Schatz or any other driver. You just do what feels right and go out and do your best."

Last season the team persevered and grew along the way. Schuchart scored one quick time and three podium finishes among five top-five finishes and Allen took his first ever heat race win and made his first dash appearance.

"To come out here for the second time in the beginning of the year for the long west coast swing is exciting for me because I learned a lot from last year," Allen said. "You go back and feel confident because you have the experience with the Outlaws. It's exciting and I think we're a lot more prepared. We're a lot more mature as drivers and mechanics and more aware of what to expect."

Both drivers said that experience and all of the things that come with it provide a huge confidence booster for the season. Knowing the tracks and having the notes gives them a good foundation instead of starting from scratch night after night, Schuchart said.

"As a driver and a mechanic that works on my own car, you know why certain things do certain things like weight and shocks and tires," Allen said. "Why people do different things at different tracks or different surfaces. With these guys you've really got to be on your game at all times. The track's adapting, drivers know where to go when the track changes at that lap or that time. They know what to do when they come back in and where to go with things. We want to get to that point so we're on the ball - just right there on the ball and adapt with those guys."

This weekend's event at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. was a particular high point for Schuchart last season. The 22-year-old driver led 22 laps over the two nights and scored ninth and second place finishes.

"I felt like since we were pretty good last year, we put together two good nights and we were never there before," Schuchart said. "We have notes to go off of. We kind of saw two different race tracks and we were kind of good on both of them."

"They're definitely different types of race tracks out in California," Schuchart said. "But Tulare is probably my favorite just because of how we ran last year. I like small tracks because you have to get up on the wheel. It's more of a driver's track. Bigger tracks are more about cars and motor and smaller tracks are more about driver so I think they're more fun for me."

Allen agreed, saying he looked forward to Thunderbowl and Silver Dollar Speedway in particular during this California swing.

Coming into the season the team brings the momentum of experience and renewed support from sponsors. The team has a new fleet of chassis from Triple X Race Co. and engines from Don Ott Racing Engines.

"We're getting really nice equipment. It just shows that people really have faith in us and care a lot about us and see that we have the passion and are willing to work for it," Allen said. "They're giving us a lot of really nice things and hopefully we'll go out here and perform well enough that it makes them proud, makes them happy doing that for us the last couple of years."

ABOUT THE TRACK THUNDERBOWL RACEWAY is a high-banked, third-mile oval. The track record of 12.651 seconds was established by Tim Kaeding on March 5, 2010.For more information, visit http://woosprint.com/thunderbowl-raceway.

Previous A-Feature Winners 2014 - Daryn Pittman on March 14, Rico Abreu on March 15 2013 - Tim Kaeding on March 15, Craig Dollansky on March 16 2012 - Tim Kaeding on March 16 2011 - Joey Saldana on March 19 2010 - Jason Meyers on March 5, Joey Saldana on March 6 2009 - Randy Hannagan on March 20, Joey Saldana on March 21 2008 - Jac Haudenschild on Oct. 18 2007 - Joey Saldana on Feb. 23, Tim Kaeding on Feb. 24, Donny Schatz on Oct. 13 2005 - Tim Shaffer on Feb. 25, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 15 2004 - Terry McCarl on Nov. 1 2003 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 2

DRIVER INFO The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites: Jacob Allen - Shark1s.com Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

WATCH AND LISTEN LIVE: Watch and listen live to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Thunderbowl Raceway on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its swing through the West Coast at Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track for the FVP Western Sprint Shootout on March 21 and 22.

 

 

 

 

Brian Brown Beats Outlaws at USA Raceway to Score Second Ever Series Win

Brown is the sixth different winner in six different races so far this season

 

 

TUCSON, Ariz. - March 7, 2015 - It took Brian Brown more than 10 years to score his first ever World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win. Win number two took just three more Outlaws starts and a few months.
 

Brown dominated Saturday night's NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at USA Raceway to score his second ever series win, the sixth different winner in six races so far this season.

"To win two of the last four Outlaw races we've been at - it took us forever to win the first one and it's awesome here to win the second one," Brown said.

Brown was up front throughout Saturday night's event. He qualified in fifth and finished second in his heat and Dash (both to eventual polesitter Brad Sweet). When the green flag flew, Brown jumped to a quick lead. As he weaved his way through lapped traffic, he held off attempts by Brad Sweet and Shane Stewart to close the gap.

When the checkered flag flew, it was Brown crossing the finish line in first.

"Just proud of our whole team. I knew I had to hit my marks and we did it," Brown said. "I said it earlier but thanks to all you fans for coming out… you can choose what you do with your money, just choose it here with the Outlaws - we really appreciate it."

The win was a boost for Brown who entered the night after a disappointing run with his FVP/Casey's General Store team on the second night of the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday night.

"I kind of screwed up there Thursday at Vegas and put it in the tires and I was kind of down in the dumps," Brown said. "[My Crew Chief Chad Morgan] said, 'you know what, don't worry about it.' Here we are."

Six races into the season, Brown is the sixth different driver to stand in victory lane. Joey Saldana expanded his championship points lead over second place Brad Sweet to nine.

Second place finisher Shane Stewart struggled in the opening laps, falling back to sixth as the field rounded the track for the first time. By lap eight he had worked his way back to fourth and was challenging Danny Lasoski for third. As the two drivers came off turn four onto the front stretch, Stewart cleared Lasoski to take over the third spot. Lasoski tried to battle back but was not able to get around the Larson Marks Racing/Kick-It car.

On lap 14, Stewart caught Brad Sweet, then in second. Stewart was able to pull side-by-side with Sweet's Razorback/Advantage Health car, but Sweet held the position. The next lap, Stewart was again side-by-side with Sweet but this time was able to clear him off of turn two.

After a bobble in turn four on lap 19, Stewart let Sweet get back by.

"We were able to put ourselves in a good position there," Stewart said. "I was able to get by Brad and then nearly gave it away there and then got back by him."

Stewart battled back and finished the night in second.

"We're obviously out here racing for points, so anytime you can finish in the top three it's a darn good night," Stewart said. "Steve made a tire selection there and I think we were all a little nervous about it except him. That's his confidence and we obviously picked the right tire. Brown just got a good start and he was able to keep it out front."

Stewart rounds out the first week of the Outlaws West Coast swing with a win and a podium finish. He currently sits fourth in the championship standings, 15 points out of the lead.

"We've had a good week," Stewart said. "I'm really proud of my team and we're going into the Western swing with a lot of confidence.

Sweet ultimately finished the night in third.

"I just didn't get the start," Sweet said. "(Brown) had a little bit more track up there on the top and I kind of knew that… Just didn't really drive a great race but the track conditions didn't play into our favor either. It wasn't the most fun race but podiums are important. It's a long season and we like to get up here."

The Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb driver is currently second in the championship standings, nine points out of the lead.

Daryn Pittman was the night's KSE Racing Products Hard Charger Award recipient, advancing four positions to finish in 12th. 2001 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Danny Lasoski scored the quick time of the night.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its West Coast swing at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. on March 13 and 14. Tickets are still available at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live on http://www.DIRTVision.com and follow live timing and scoring at http://www.WoOSprint.com/live-scoring.

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USA Raceway Notebook

NAPA WILDCAT SHOOTOUT PRESENTED BY RIDENOW POWERSPORTS NOTES: Tonight's win was the second World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series victory of Brian Brown's career. His last win came on the final night of Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in November… Brian Brown has won two of his last four World of Outlaws starts… Daryn Pittman was tonight's KSE Hard Charger, advancing four positions to finish 12th

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash):Jason Johnson; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Brian Brown; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): David Gravel; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Paul McMahan; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; Comp Cams ($50 cash): David Gravel; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Superflow ($50 cash): Jacob Allen; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Daryn Pittman; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Shane Stewart;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Jason Johnson; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Jason Johnson.

SEASON WINNERS: Brian Brown - 1 (USA Raceway on March 7); Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; USA Raceway; Tucson, Ariz.; March 7, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 21-Brian Brown [2] [$10,000]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [3] [$5,500]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [1] [$3,200]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [6] [$2,800]; 5. 2L-Danny Lasoski [4] [$2,500]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [9] [$2,300]; 7. 83-David Gravel [8] [$2,200]; 8. 71M-Joey Saldana [7] [$2,100]; 9. 24-Terry McCarl [5] [$2,050]; 10. 1s-Logan Schuchart [10] [$2,000]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides [12] [$1,500]; 12. 9-Daryn Pittman [16] [$1,200]; 13. 2LX-Logan Forler [11] [$1,100]; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser [13] [$1,050]; 15. 1A-Jacob Allen [14] [$1,000]; 16. 24R-Rico Abreu [20] [$900]; 17. 15-Donny Schatz [19] [$800]; 18. 82-Dusty Zomer [21] [$800]; 19. 7-Craig Dollansky [18] [$800]; 20. 41-Jason Johnson [17] [$800]; 21. 44W-Austen Wheatley [15] [$800]; 22. 18-Ian Madsen [23] [$800]; 23. 55-Trey Starks [22] [$800]; 24. 7H-Jojo Helberg [24] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Brian Brown 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 9-Daryn Pittman [+4]

Qualifying - 1. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 13.892; 2. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.918; 3. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.955; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.079; 5. 21-Brian Brown, 14.092; 6. 51-Paul McMahan, 14.159; 7. 24-Terry McCarl, 14.195; 8. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 14.298; 9. 71M-Joey Saldana, 14.304; 10. 2LX-Logan Forler, 14.310; 11. 83-David Gravel, 14.339; 12. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.353; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.382; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.409; 15. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 14.419; 16. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.451; 17. 41-Jason Johnson, 14.473; 18. 18-Ian Madsen, 14.560; 19. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.621; 20. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.693; 21. 24R-Rico Abreu, 14.864; 22. 82-Dusty Zomer, 14.912; 23. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 14.996; 24. 55-Trey Starks, 15.154; 25. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 15.320; 26. 74X-Josh Hodges, 15.717

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [4]; 3. 2LX-Logan Forler [1]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [5]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 8. 82-Dusty Zomer [8]; 9. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [1]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 3. 21-Brian Brown [3]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [7]; 5. 1A-Jacob Allen [5]; 6. 41-Jason Johnson [6]; 7. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]; 9. 74X-Josh Hodges [9]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana [2]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [1]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 4. 24R-Rico Abreu [7]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [8]; 8. 18-Ian Madsen [6]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [2]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 4. 2L-Danny Lasoski [4]; 5. 24-Terry McCarl [6]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [5]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [7]; 8. 83-David Gravel [8]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 82-Dusty Zomer [4] [-]; 2. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2] [-]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [1] [-]; 4. 55-Trey Starks [6] [-]; 5. 18-Ian Madsen [3] [-]; 6. 7H-Jojo Helberg [5] [-]; 7. 74X-Josh Hodges [8] [$300]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7] [$250]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

71M

Joey Saldana

841

0

0

3

6

1

2

49

Brad Sweet

832

-9

1

4

5

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

830

-11

1

3

5

0

4

2

Shane Stewart

826

-15

1

2

5

0

5

15

Donny Schatz

822

-19

1

3

5

0

6

51

Paul McMahan

811

-30

0

3

4

1

7

7s

Jason Sides

798

-43

0

2

3

0

8

29

Kerry Madsen

795

-46

0

1

5

3

9

2L

Danny Lasoski

789

-52

0

3

4

1

10

83

David Gravel

784

-57

0

0

4

0

11

24

Terry McCarl

764

-77

1

1

3

0

12

1S

Logan Schuchart

712

-129

0

0

1

0

13

11k

Kraig Kinser

708

-133

0

0

0

0

14

41

Jason Johnson

700

-141

0

0

1

0

15

7

Craig Dollansky

608

-233

0

0

0

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

601

-240

0

0

0

0

17

12

Robbie Stillwagon

510

-331

0

0

0

0

18

27

Greg Hodnett

414

-427

0

2

2

0

19

21

Brian Brown

398

-443

1

2

2

0

20

11

Steve Kinser

360

-481

0

1

1

0

 

 

 

Terry McCarl Makes It Five Winners in Five Races with FVP Outlaw Showdown Win

Joey Saldana takes over the points lead, the fourth leader since the start of the season

 

 

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - March 5, 2015 - After a dominant performance in Thursday night's FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Terry McCarl became the fifth different World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series winner in five races.

McCarl came into the night after a disappointing 13th place finish in Wednesday night's feature.

"This place has been so tough on us," McCarl said. "We've ran good and had so many flat tires. I told (my wife) Lori last night, I'm so proud of how fast we were last night. My guys just worked their butts off and we just had bad luck. It gets you down."

The driver of the No. 24 Snowplow.com car had nothing to be disappointed with on Thursday night though. After winning his heat and the Dash, McCarl entered the feature in an enviable position. He held off Ian Madsen early on and then as he wound his way through lapped traffic, worked to keep Joey Saldana back.

With just a few laps to go, Saldana made his move with his Motter Equipment car, closing the gap on McCarl and getting side-by-side with him as the two drivers entered turn two.

"I was kind of having a little trouble with traffic... I was going to try to make him go around me down there but I thought I heard someone," McCarl said. "My dad told me a long time ago you win by an inch, you win by a mile, it still pays the same thing."

Saldana was slowed by a lap car on the bottom of the track and was not able to seriously challenge McCarl.

"We had a shot there at the end but Terry was really, really strong through the majority of that race and it was going to take a lap traffic car to make it happen and we were close, just didn't happen," Saldana said.

McCarl said his crew chief Doug Rankin worked on his car throughout the night and made the right changes. It never got worse, he said, and was able to roll wherever he wanted it to go on the track.

"Believe it or not, we're just a little buck team out of Altoona, Iowa," McCarl said. "Doug Rankin joined us last year and it really helped step up our program. We're just a little family team and running against these big guys to beat them is David vs. Goliath and it means a lot to us."

Tonight's victory was the first series win for McCarl since 2013. This was the 11th World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win of McCarl's career. He is now tied for 27th on the all-time wins list.

In the feature, McCarl jumped to an early lead with Ian Madsen and Daryn Pittman running second and third. By lap four Saldana was leading a charge forward. As he and third place Pittman rounded turn four Saldana made his move, taking over third spot. He then made quick work of Madsen, getting around the Australia native on the next lap.

Farther back, Danny Lasoski was driving his GoMuddy.com car forward from a sixth place starting position. He took over the fifth spot on lap 10 and then battled past Pittman and Madsen after a restart a few laps later.

Through cautions in the second half of the feature, Lasoski tried to get around Saldana as Saldana tried to best McCarl. Following a restart on lap 16, Lasoski looked poised to take the second spot from Saldana, battling past him in turn two. A wreck on the restart brought out another quick caution though and reset the field.

Saldana closed on McCarl in the closing laps, but was held up by lapped traffic.

The finish was Saldana's third top-five of the season and fifth top-ten run. He scored the quicktime Thursday night, the first of his season

"There are so many good cars out here, you've just got to go out and do the best you can and it starts with qualifying and leads right up to the feature," Saldana said. "You know, the guys I'm between, Terry McCarl and Danny Lasoski, they're not too shabby. So it was definitely a good run for us tonight."

Following the night's feature, Saldana took a one point lead over Daryn Pittman in the battle for the championship. Saldana is the fourth different championship points leader of the young season.

Lasoski picked up from a disappointing finish the night before to score his second Outlaws podium finish of the year.

"This feels like a moral victory after the bad luck we had last night," Lasoski said. "We've got a great crew with Guy Forbrook, my crew chief, Nate, Pete and Brady - all these guys work really hard and I've just got the lucky job of driving it."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action Saturday, March 7 at Tucson's USA Raceway for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. Tickets are still available at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

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The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Notebook

FVP OUTLAW SHOWDOWN NOTES: Thursday night's win was the 11th Outlaws win of McCarl's career. He is now tied for 27th on the all-time wins list… Terry McCarl's last Outlaws win came at Volusia Speedway Park in 2013… Kraig Kinser was the KSE Hard Charger, advancing 11 positions to finish in 12th… Joey Saldana, 2014's leading qualifier, scored his first quicktime of the season Thursday night.

CONTINGENCY WINNERS - MSD Ignitions ($25 cash): Brian Brown; MSD Ignitions ($50 cash): Terry McCarl; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 cash): Joey Saldana; Penske Shocks ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; Mobil 1 ($50 cash): Donny Schatz; JE Pistons ($50 cash): Jason Sides; Lincoln Welders ($50 cash): Daryn Pittman; VP Racing Fuels ($50 cash): Kerry Madsen; Edelbrock ($50 cash): Shane Stewart; Comp Cams ($50 cash): David Gravel; Cometic Gasket ($50 cash): Brad Sweet;Superflow ($50 cash): Logan Schuchart; Sweet Manufacturing ($50 product certificate): Terry McCarl;KSE Racing Products ($100 product certificate): Kraig Kinser; Comp Cams ($50 product certificate): Terry McCarl;Mobil 1 (20% off Mobil1RacingStore.com): Jason Johnson; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Logan Schuchart; JE Pistons (Set of Rings): Craig Dollansky.

SEASON WINNERS: Terry McCarl - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Las Vegas, Nev.; March 5, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [1] [$10,000]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [5] [$5,000]; 3. 2L-Danny Lasoski [6] [$3,000]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [14] [$2,700]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [3] [$2,500]; 6. 9-Daryn Pittman [4] [$2,200]; 7. 18-Ian Madsen [2] [$2,000]; 8. 29-Kerry Madsen [7] [$1,800]; 9. 2-Shane Stewart [9] [$1,600]; 10. 83-David Gravel [10] [$1,450]; 11. 51-Paul McMahan [11] [$1,300]; 12. 11K-Kraig Kinser [23] [$1,200]; 13. 49-Brad Sweet [12] [$1,100]; 14. 13-Mark Dobmeier [13] [$1,000]; 15. 24R-Rico Abreu [8] [$950]; 16. 1s-Logan Schuchart [15] [$900]; 17. 82-Dusty Zomer [20] [$850]; 18. 33V-Henry VanDam [24] [$750]; 19. 55-Trey Starks [22] [$725]; 20. 44W-Austen Wheatley [17] [$700]; 21. 41-Jason Johnson [19] [$700]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [21] [$700]; 23. 26-Tayler Malsam [16] [$700]; 24. 21-Brian Brown [18] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Terry McCarl 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 11K-Kraig Kinser [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 71M-Joey Saldana, 14.358; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.419; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.434; 4. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.488; 5. 18-Ian Madsen, 14.516; 6. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.536; 7. 83-David Gravel, 14.551; 8. 51-Paul McMahan, 14.620; 9. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.639; 10. 13-Mark Dobmeier, 14.644; 11. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.708; 12. 24-Terry McCarl, 14.746; 13. 24R-Rico Abreu, 14.792; 14. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 14.809; 15. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 14.815; 16. 26-Tayler Malsam, 14.854; 17. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 14.882; 18. 21-Brian Brown, 14.901; 19. 41-Jason Johnson, 14.902; 20. 82-Dusty Zomer, 14.942; 21. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.973; 22. 55-Trey Starks, 15.004; 23. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 15.050; 24. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 15.057; 25. 33V-Henry VanDam, 15.089; 26. 21X-Carson Macedo, 15.201; 27. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 15.231; 28. 1A-Jacob Allen, 15.289; 29. 5V-Colby Copeland, 15.441; 30. 88N-DJ Netto, 15.537; 31. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 15.563; 32. 2LX-Logan Forler, 15.601; 33. 31C-Justyn Cox, 22.441

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24R-Rico Abreu [1]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 18-Ian Madsen [3]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5]; 7. 33V-Henry VanDam [7]; 8. 5V-Colby Copeland [8]; 9. 31C-Justyn Cox [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 2. 13-Mark Dobmeier [2]; 3. 21-Brian Brown [5]; 4. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1]; 5. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo [7]; 7. 88N-DJ Netto [8]; 8. 55-Trey Starks [6]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2L-Danny Lasoski [1]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [2]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 83-David Gravel [3]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [5]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [7]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 7S-Jason Sides [4]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 4. 26-Tayler Malsam [1]; 5. 82-Dusty Zomer [5]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]; 7. 2LX-Logan Forler [8]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [6]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [1]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [2]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 5. 71M-Joey Saldana [6]; 6. 2L-Danny Lasoski [8]; 7. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 8. 24R-Rico Abreu [7]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3] [-]; 2. 44W-Austen Wheatley [1] [-]; 3. 55-Trey Starks [2] [-]; 4. 33V-Henry VanDam [5] [-]; 5. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [7] [$300]; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo [6] [$250]; 7. 88N-DJ Netto [10] [$225]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [4] [$200]; 9. 1A-Jacob Allen [8] [$200]; 10. 2LX-Logan Forler [12] [$200]; 11. 31C-Justyn Cox [13] [$200]; 12. 7H-Jojo Helberg [11] [$200]; 13. 5V-Colby Copeland [9] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

71M

Joey Saldana

707

0

0

3

5

1

2

15

Donny Schatz

706

-1

1

3

5

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

704

-3

1

3

5

0

4

49

Brad Sweet

688

-19

1

3

4

0

5

2

Shane Stewart

680

-27

1

1

4

0

6

7s

Jason Sides

670

-37

0

2

3

0

7

51

Paul McMahan

669

-38

0

2

3

1

8

29

Kerry Madsen

657

-50

0

1

4

3

9

2L

Danny Lasoski

648

-59

0

2

3

0

10

83

David Gravel

648

-59

0

0

3

0

11

24

Terry McCarl

632

-75

1

1

2

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

590

-117

0

0

1

0

13

11k

Kraig Kinser

586

-121

0

0

0

0

14

1S

Logan Schuchart

582

-125

0

0

0

0

15

7

Craig Dollansky

496

-211

0

0

0

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

481

-226

0

0

0

0

17

12

Robbie Stillwagon

425

-282

0

0

0

0

18

27

Greg Hodnett

414

-293

0

2

2

0

19

11

Steve Kinser

360

-347

0

1

1

0

20

14K

Dale Blaney

358

-349

0

0

1

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Shane Stewart Leads Larson Marks to First Win of 2015 at FVP Outlaw Showdown

Stewart�s win makes him the fourth different winner in four races so far this season

 

 

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - March 4, 2015 - Shane Stewart became the fourth different driver in four World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series races to park his car in victory lane following his win at Wednesday night's FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Stewart battled Brian Brown throughout the feature. As the laps wound down and the two cars worked through several cautions and lapped traffic, Brown gave Stewart and his Go-Pro/Eneos team a run for its money.

"It's so hard to dictate your speeds sometimes when you get to the lapped cars," Stewart said. "I thought the one caution when I was in heavy lapped traffic - I didn't think that helped me, I thought it was going to hurt me."

"On the last restart I thought I might want to restart up top but my car was pretty good on the bottom. Brian's a tough competitor and he's proven that he can win these races too… Very happy to get our first win this early in the season and hopefully we keep this momentum for the season."

The win gives Larson Marks Racing its first win of 2015 and first win as a full-time touring team with the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

Team co-owner Kyle Larson credited Stewart and crew members Steve Suchy, Scotty Martin and Andrew Seamans for putting in long hours over the winter to get the team in position to win races this early in the season.

"They're still piecing stuff together because the chassis got stuck in customs," Larson said. The team gets its chassis from Australia-based Cool Chassis.

"We didn't run for points last year but I thought consistently Shane was second best to Schatz the last half of the Outlaw season," Larson said. "Hopefully that momentum will carry over to start the season - it already has. Just thankful these guys got a big win tonight."

Brown, who won his last World of Outlaws series appearance at Bad Boy Buggies World Finals, said he had opportunities in the closing laps to make a run at Stewart, but every time Brown tried to chop Stewart, Stewart went across his line.

With Brown's sponsor FVP serving as the title sponsor of the event, he said he hoped to run one spot better but was not upset with a podium finish.

"We left Missouri and if you told us we could run top-three with the Outlaws on the first night we would have took it," Brown said. "Just don't know what I could have did different just maybe got a little bit better of a start or maybe protected my line there in the beginning."

Joey Saldana battled Terry McCarl early on eventually getting around him on lap 13. Saldana then held off challenges from Paul McMahan and Daryn Pittman to take the third spot. If not for the late caution, Saldana said he thought he could have made a run at the lead in his Motter Equipment car.

"The bottom of three and four was coming in and I don't think the 2 and 21 realized it was there," he said. "They didn't need to - they had a pretty good race going on. And then lapped traffic was pretty good. You win them and you lose them that way."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action Thursday night for the second and final night of the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

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FVP OUTLAW SHOWDOWN NOTES: Dominic Scelzi was the night's KSE Hard Charger, advancing 11 positions to finish in ninth… This was the first World of Outlaws win of the season for Larson Marks Racing… Tonight's win was the sixth of Shane Stewart's career… Jason Johnson, Brian Brown, David Gravel and Terry McCarl all won their heat races Wednesday night7

SEASON WINNERS: Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Shane Stewart - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 5); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Las Vegas, Nev.; March 4, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [$10,000]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [1] [$5,000]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4] [$3,000]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [7] [$2,700]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [5] [$2,500]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [11] [$2,200]; 7. 83-David Gravel [6] [$2,000]; 8. 49-Brad Sweet [10] [$1,800]; 9. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [20] [$1,600]; 10. 41-Jason Johnson [8] [$1,450]; 11. 21X-Carson Macedo [17] [$1,300]; 12. 7S-Jason Sides [12] [$1,200]; 13. 24-Terry McCarl [3] [$1,100]; 14. 24R-Rico Abreu [14] [$1,000]; 15. 11K-Kraig Kinser [16] [$950]; 16. 29-Kerry Madsen [9] [$900]; 17. 55-Trey Starks [19] [$850]; 18. 13-Mark Dobmeier [21] [$750]; 19. 82-Dusty Zomer [23] [$725]; 20. 31C-Justyn Cox [24] [$700]; 21. 44W-Austen Wheatley [22] [$700]; 22. 18-Ian Madsen [15] [$700]; 23. 1s-Logan Schuchart [13] [$700]; 24. 2L-Danny Lasoski [18] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Shane Stewart 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 41X-Dominic Scelzi [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.789; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.981; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.987; 4. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.001; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.065; 6. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.078; 7. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.093; 8. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.110; 9. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 14.167; 10. 21-Brian Brown, 14.174; 11. 24R-Rico Abreu, 14.205; 12. 24-Terry McCarl, 14.223; 13. 41-Jason Johnson, 14.223; 14. 18-Ian Madsen, 14.229; 15. 83-David Gravel, 14.232; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.235; 17. 21X-Carson Macedo, 14.275; 18. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 14.305; 19. 55-Trey Starks, 14.355; 20. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 14.358; 21. 13-Mark Dobmeier, 14.365; 22. 26-Tayler Malsam, 14.397; 23. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 14.408; 24. 82-Dusty Zomer, 14.452; 25. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.482; 26. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 14.531; 27. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.649; 28. 2LX-Logan Forler, 14.693; 29. 5V-Colby Copeland, 14.841; 30. 33V-Henry VanDam, 14.843; 31. 31C-Justyn Cox, 14.855; 32. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 15.029; 33. 88N-DJ Netto, 15.075

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [1]; 2. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 13-Mark Dobmeier [6]; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo [5]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [9]; 9. 5V-Colby Copeland [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 5. 2L-Danny Lasoski [5]; 6. 26-Tayler Malsam [6]; 7. 33V-Henry VanDam [8]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [1]; 2. 24R-Rico Abreu [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [8]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [5]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 82-Dusty Zomer [6]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [5]; 7. 2LX-Logan Forler [7]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 3. 24-Terry McCarl [1]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [6]; 6. 83-David Gravel [8]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [7]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 21X-Carson Macedo [1] [-]; 2. 55-Trey Starks [2] [-]; 3. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [3] [-]; 4. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5] [-]; 5. 33V-Henry VanDam [11] [$300]; 6. 88N-DJ Netto [13] [$250]; 7. 5V-Colby Copeland [10] [$225]; 8. 26-Tayler Malsam [4] [$200]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [12] [$200]; 10. 7-Craig Dollansky [6] [$200]; 11. 2LX-Logan Forler [9] [$200]; 12. 1A-Jacob Allen [8] [$200]; 13. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

9

Daryn Pittman

566

0

1

3

4

0

2

49

Brad Sweet

564

-2

1

3

4

0

3

15

Donny Schatz

564

-2

1

2

4

0

4

71M

Joey Saldana

560

-6

0

2

4

0

5

2

Shane Stewart

548

-18

1

1

3

0

6

51

Paul McMahan

541

-25

0

2

3

1

7

7s

Jason Sides

530

-36

0

1

2

0

8

29

Kerry Madsen

523

-43

0

1

3

3

9

83

David Gravel

518

-48

0

0

2

0

10

2L

Danny Lasoski

504

-62

0

1

2

0

11

24

Terry McCarl

482

-84

0

0

1

0

12

41

Jason Johnson

482

-84

0

0

1

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

464

-102

0

0

0

0

14

11k

Kraig Kinser

460

-106

0

0

0

0

15

27

Greg Hodnett

414

-152

0

2

2

0

16

1A

Jacob Allen

396

-170

0

0

0

0

17

7

Craig Dollansky

390

-176

0

0

0

0

18

11

Steve Kinser

360

-206

0

1

1

0

19

14K

Dale Blaney

358

-208

0

0

1

0

20

1Z

Lucas Wolfe

350

-216

0

0

1

0

 

 

 

FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - March 4, 2015 - Shane Stewart and Brian Brown waged a fierce battle throughout Wednesday night's FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with Stewart eventually coming out on top to score his first win of the 2015 season. Joey Saldana battled Terry McCarl and Paul McMahan to finish the night in second.

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [2] [$10,000]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [1] [$5,000]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4] [$3,000]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [7] [$2,700]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [5] [$2,500]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [11] [$2,200]; 7. 83-David Gravel [6] [$2,000]; 8. 49-Brad Sweet [10] [$1,800]; 9. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [20] [$1,600]; 10. 41-Jason Johnson [8] [$1,450]; 11. 21X-Carson Macedo [17] [$1,300]; 12. 7S-Jason Sides [12] [$1,200]; 13. 24-Terry McCarl [3] [$1,100]; 14. 24R-Rico Abreu [14] [$1,000]; 15. 11K-Kraig Kinser [16] [$950]; 16. 29-Kerry Madsen [9] [$900]; 17. 55-Trey Starks [19] [$850]; 18. 13-Mark Dobmeier [21] [$750]; 19. 82-Dusty Zomer [23] [$725]; 20. 31C-Justyn Cox [24] [$700]; 21. 44W-Austen Wheatley [22] [$700]; 22. 18-Ian Madsen [15] [$700]; 23. 1s-Logan Schuchart [13] [$700]; 24. 2L-Danny Lasoski [18] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Shane Stewart 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 41X-Dominic Scelzi [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.789; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.981; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.987; 4. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.001; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen, 14.065; 6. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.078; 7. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.093; 8. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.110; 9. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 14.167; 10. 21-Brian Brown, 14.174; 11. 24R-Rico Abreu, 14.205; 12. 24-Terry McCarl, 14.223; 13. 41-Jason Johnson, 14.223; 14. 18-Ian Madsen, 14.229; 15. 83-David Gravel, 14.232; 16. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.235; 17. 21X-Carson Macedo, 14.275; 18. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 14.305; 19. 55-Trey Starks, 14.355; 20. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 14.358; 21. 13-Mark Dobmeier, 14.365; 22. 26-Tayler Malsam, 14.397; 23. 44W-Austen Wheatley, 14.408; 24. 82-Dusty Zomer, 14.452; 25. 7-Craig Dollansky, 14.482; 26. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 14.531; 27. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.649; 28. 2LX-Logan Forler, 14.693; 29. 5V-Colby Copeland, 14.841; 30. 33V-Henry VanDam, 14.843; 31. 31C-Justyn Cox, 14.855; 32. 7H-Jojo Helberg, 15.029; 33. 88N-DJ Netto, 15.075

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [1]; 2. 1s-Logan Schuchart [2]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 13-Mark Dobmeier [6]; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo [5]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 8. 88N-DJ Netto [9]; 9. 5V-Colby Copeland [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 2. 18-Ian Madsen [1]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 5. 2L-Danny Lasoski [5]; 6. 26-Tayler Malsam [6]; 7. 33V-Henry VanDam [8]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [1]; 2. 24R-Rico Abreu [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 5. 31C-Justyn Cox [8]; 6. 44W-Austen Wheatley [6]; 7. 55-Trey Starks [5]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 3. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 4. 82-Dusty Zomer [6]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 6. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [5]; 7. 2LX-Logan Forler [7]; 8. 7H-Jojo Helberg [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 21-Brian Brown [2]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [3]; 3. 24-Terry McCarl [1]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [6]; 6. 83-David Gravel [8]; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [7]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 21X-Carson Macedo [1] [-]; 2. 55-Trey Starks [2] [-]; 3. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [3] [-]; 4. 44W-Austen Wheatley [5] [-]; 5. 33V-Henry VanDam [11] [$300]; 6. 88N-DJ Netto [13] [$250]; 7. 5V-Colby Copeland [10] [$225]; 8. 26-Tayler Malsam [4] [$200]; 9. 7H-Jojo Helberg [12] [$200]; 10. 7-Craig Dollansky [6] [$200]; 11. 2LX-Logan Forler [9] [$200]; 12. 1A-Jacob Allen [8] [$200]; 13. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7] [$200]

 

 

 

Sweet Leads 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' into Tucson�s USA Raceway

Defending NAPA Wildcat Shootout, current World of Outlaws points leader, returns to Arizona with new sponsor Razor-Back Professional Tools onboard

TUCSON, Ariz. - March 3, 2015 - Coming off a win at DIRTcar Nationals in Florida two weeks ago, Brad Sweet leads the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series into the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports on Saturday night at Tucson's USA Raceway with the series points lead and a new sponsor.

Last March, Sweet put together a dominant performance in Tucson, holding off Kerry Madsen and Steve Kinser to score his second win of the season.

"It's great to be able to return to a track that we have notes for and have had success at," said Sweet, a native of Grass Valley, Calif. "USA Raceway has always been good to Kasey Kahne Racing. Both Daryn [Pittman] and I really enjoy the track. I feel confident as we head there this weekend."

Sweet and Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb also announced this week the addition of a new primary sponsor for 2015. Razor-Back, a leading manufacturer of landscaping and construction jobsite tools, will serve as a primary sponsor of the No. 49 car for 37 races this season, beginning with this western swing.

"Brad is off to a fast start and, thanks to Razor-Back, he'll be able to run a full season and compete for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship," said KKR team owner Kasey Kahne. "Razor-Back's tough American-made tools fit well into the KKR family and we are looking forward to getting them to victory lane this season."

Sweet will carry a new Razor-Back/Sage Fruit/ASE paint scheme for the first time at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Tickets for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports on March 7 are available now by visiting www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Audio and pay-per-view video of the event will also be broadcast live on http://www.DIRTvision.com.

ABOUT THE TRACK USA RACEWAY is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.076 seconds was established by Paul McMahan on March 9, 2013. For ticket information, visit http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/ordertickets.asp?p=557&backurl=default.asp .

Previous A-Feature Winners 2014 - Brad Sweet on March 8 2013 - Daryn Pittman on March 9 2007 - Steve Kinser on March 2 2006 - Paul McMahan on March 4, Donny Schatz on Oct. 21

 

 

 

At A Glance: Jason Johnson Heads West with the Outlaws

The Series takes on the FVP Outlaw Showdown at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at USA Raceway

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - March 1, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action next week as it begins the first West Coast swing of the season. The series take on the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 4 and 5, and the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at Tucson's USA Raceway on March 7.

Among the three new drivers who have joined the series full-time this season is Eunice, La.-native Jason Johnson. Johnson comes to the series after scoring his fifth American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) national championship title in 2014.

During DIRTcar Nationals, Johnson said the decision to go racing with the World of Outlaws was a long time in the making.

"It's always been a goal of ours for sure," he said. "The right opportunity presented itself and I've had some opportunities but for some reason I sat back. Today's the right day... This is a dream come true. Back from working with Steve [Kinser] and Steve Kinser Racing in '99 to today is a lot of days in the working."

Coming into the season Johnson said his biggest challenge was going to be getting qualifying down - something he did not have to do regularly running full-time with the ASCS. He said those two laps set the stage for most nights and he wants his team to be in position to capitalize on good starts.

Looking at the coming months, Johnson said he'll view his season as a success if he can build consistent runs.

"To start out we set up some quarterly goals throughout the season," Johnson said. "And obviously it's stay out of trouble in the beginning and by mid-season we'd like to think that we'll be a top-10 contender. Hopefully by the end of the year, if we happen to put ourselves in the right situation, we could capitalize on a front row start. Winning these races is definitely tough and we know that going in and we're up for the challenge."

Driving for his own Jason Johnson Racing with sponsorship from Priority Aviation, Johnson is making his first full campaign with the series in 2015. He has 98 Outlaws starts throughout his career and one full points win at Texas Motor Speedway in 2003. Johnson also has a preliminary night win at Williams Grove Speedway in 2005.

ABOUT THE TRACKS
THE DIRT TRACK AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY
is a semi-banked, half-mile oval oval. The track record of 13.719 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on March 4, 2004.For more information, visit http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=146.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Paul McMahan on March 5, Donny Schatz on March 6
2013 - Donny Schatz on March 6, Tim Kaeding on March 7
2012 - Tim Kaeding on March 8
2011 - Joey Saldana on March 2, Steve Kinser on March 3
2010 - Jason Meyers on Feb. 26
2009 - Donny Schatz on Feb. 26
2006 - Donny Schatz on March 9, Sammy Swindell on March 10, Donny Schatz on Oct. 28
2005 - Donny Schatz on March 11, Tim Shaffer on Oct. 22
2004 - Steve Kinser on March 5, Donny Schatz on Nov. 6
2003 - Tim Shaffer on March 1, Danny Lasoski on Nov. 1
2002 - Steve Kinser on March 2, Steve Kinser on Nov. 9
2001 - Danny Lasoski on March 4, Andy Hillenburg on Nov. 3
2000 - Jac Haudenschild on March 4, Sammy Swindell on Nov. 1
1999 - Danny Lasoski on March 6, Donny Schatz on Nov. 3
1998 - Mark Kinser on Feb. 28, Mark Kinser on Nov. 5
1997 - Jeff Swindell on Feb. 7, Jeff Swindell on Nov. 5
1996 - Mark Kinser on Nov. 6

USA RACEWAY is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.076 seconds was established by Paul McMahan on March 9, 2013.For more information, visit http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/ordertickets.asp?p=557&backurl=default.asp .

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Brad Sweet on March 8
2013 - Daryn Pittman on March 9
2007 - Steve Kinser on March 2
2006 - Paul McMahan on March 4, Donny Schatz on Oct. 21

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

WATCH AND LISTEN LIVE: Watch and listen live to the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports at USA Raceway on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its swing through the West Coast at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. on March 13 and 14.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

49

Brad Sweet

430

0

1

3

3

0

2

15

Donny Schatz

426

-4

1

2

3

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

424

-6

1

2

3

0

4

71M

Joey Saldana

416

-14

0

1

3

0

5

27

Greg Hodnett

414

-16

0

2

2

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

405

-25

0

1

3

3

7

7s

Jason Sides

404

-26

0

1

2

0

8

2L

Danny Lasoski

402

-28

0

1

2

0

9

51

Paul McMahan

400

-30

0

1

2

0

10

2

Shane Stewart

398

-32

0

0

2

0

11

83

David Gravel

382

-48

0

0

1

0

12

11

Steve Kinser

360

-70

0

1

1

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

360

-70

0

0

0

0

14

14K

Dale Blaney

358

-72

0

0

1

0

15

24

Terry McCarl

358

-72

0

0

1

0

16

41

Jason Johnson

352

-78

0

0

0

0

17

1Z

Lucas Wolfe

350

-80

0

0

1

0

18

4

Cody Darrah

342

-88

0

0

0

0

19

45

Tim Shaffer

342

-88

0

0

0

0

20

11k

Kraig Kinser

340

-90

0

0

0

0

21

10H

Chad Kemenah

329

-101

0

0

0

0

22

98H

Dave Blaney

318

-112

0

0

0

0

23

1A

Jacob Allen

311

-119

0

0

0

0

24

7

Craig Dollansky

305

-125

0

0

0

0

25

59

Danny Holtgraver

288

-142

0

0

0

0

2015 STAT ATTACK

There have been 3 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Features this season.
Winners (3 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Total Laps Led (6 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Laps

1. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 27

- DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 27

3. - PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 21

4. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 9

5. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 5

6. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

Pole Positions (3 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Poles

1. - GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- PAUL MCMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - 1

Hard Charger Award (3 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

Time Trial leaders (1 Different Drivers)
* (1) championship driver point will be awarded to the Time Trial leader

Rank Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

Heat Race Winners (10 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Win

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - 2

2. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Thomasville, Pa. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- TERRY MCCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (3 Different Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Wins

1. - CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - 1

- SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - 1

Dash Draw Selection (3 Dashes)

Number - Times Picked

0 - 0

4 - 1

6 - 2

8 - 0

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank Driver, Hometown - Winnings

1. - DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. - $17,500

2. - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - $15,200

3. - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - $15,000

4. - PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. - $8,600

5. - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - $7,300

6. - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - $6,550

7. - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - $6,400

8. - SHANE STEWART, Bixby, Okla. - $5,600

9. - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - $4,600

10.- LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. - $3,100

11.- JASON JOHNSON, Eunice, La. - $3,000

12.- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - $2,150

13.- JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. - $2,050

14. - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - $1,850

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 13 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

 

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Races West on March 4-5 for FVP Outlaw Showdown in Las Vegas

�The Greatest Show on Dirt� plays major role in Sin City�s biggest annual week of racing

CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 20, 2015 - The two-night FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway returns Wednesday and Thursday, March 4-5, as the kickoff to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series' annual western spring swing.

FVP, a premier producer of high quality original equipment auto products, has a longstanding relationship with the Outlaws, and has become a key part of bringing the The Greatest Show on Dirt to the fans in Las Vegas during the entertainment capital's biggest week of racing each year.

FVP is also the title sponsor for the two-day destination event at the Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track on March 21 and 22.

Last year's Outlaw Showdown in Las Vegas saw two nights of thrilling battles. Paul McMahan went toe-to-toe with 'The King' of the Outlaws, Steve Kinser, on night one and came out on top scoring his first win of the season. On night two, eventual 2014 series champion Donny Schatz was also forced to fend off Kinser as he took home his second win of the season.

Joining the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series for two days of racing action at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway are the USAC West Coast Sprint Series, IMCA Modifieds and West Coast Late Models. The modifieds and late models take on the half-mile oval with the Outlaws on Wednesday. All three series are joined by the USAC sprints on Thursday.

Tickets for the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 4 and 5 are $40 for reserved seats and $39 for general admission. All two-day ticket packages will receive a free fan pit pass. Visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or call 1-877-395-8606 to order your tickets today.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Gator Raid: Kasey Kahne Racing Caps off Stellar 2015 DIRTcar Nationals

Pittman takes home the Big Gator as Sweet wins his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature of 2015

 

 

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 15, 2015 - Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb capped off a stellar 2015 DIRTcar Nationals Sunday night with a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature win, the team's third of sprint week, and the coveted 'Big Gator.'

Brad Sweet, the 2014 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, gave his team its final feature win of sprint week after battling Paul McMahan.

Sweet started the A-main in fifth and quickly began his ascension through the field. He drove his Ollie's Bargain Outlet car to third following the scrum on the first lap and got past Kerry Madsen by lap five to take over the second spot. One lap later he was battling McMahan for the lead.

As the two rounded turns three and four on lap 7, Sweet took the bottom line and passed McMahan for the lead. The move was short-lived though.

"I was a little mad at myself because I passed him and then I let him pass me back," Sweet said. "So I thought I gave it away because then I showed him the bottom and he was able to kind of get going."

McMahan retook the lead with his CJB Motorsports car and began working his way through lapped traffic.

Farther back, Sweet's KKR teammate Daryn Pittman was in pursuit of Madsen and the third position. Pittman caught the No. 29 car on lap 10 and began the battle for the spot. Pittman caught Madsen off of turn four and the two were side-by-side as they crossed the start/finish line. The battle continued into the first turn with Pittman taking over the third spot in his Great Clips car. After another lap of back-and-forth where Madsen attempted to use a lapped car as a pick, Pittman held him off and secured the position.

McMahan attempted to extend his lead through the middle third of the race but Sweet began bearing down on him. Using the bottom line in three and four, Sweet took over the lead from McMahan on lap 22.

"It got tight there toward the end and allowed Brad to get by," McMahan said.

Eight laps later, Sweet added another piece of hardware to KKR's collection from the week.

"It's just one little mistake - the grease kept coming back in three and four and then it would go away for a few laps and then come back," Sweet said. "So it was just searching down there to try to figure it out but my guys gave me a great car. We were knocking on the door all weekend so it's nice to end it on a high note. Really nice to come out and start the season this strong for KKR as a whole and especially our team."

Daryn Pittman, who came home third in the night's feature, was crowned the 2015 DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week champion. Pittman bested his nearest competitor Kerry Madsen by 14 points after five nights of racing that saw him take home two feature wins - the first in Thursday night's UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions event and the second in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener on Friday night.

It was Pittman's second DCN championship win.

"That's a tough trophy to win and this is a tough track to come and start your season out on," Pittman said. "It was a great week all the way around. We just put ourselves in position every night to get a good finish."

Sweet echoed Pittman in assessing the positive impact of the week on the team's confidence and performance moving forward.

"We started strong last year and I understand how grueling the season is going to be," Sweet said. "I think we're more prepared than we've ever been and really looking forward to trying to battle Daryn and Donny and few of those other guys for the championship this year."

A disappointed McMahan, who closed out his DIRTcar Nationals run with a second place finish in the night's feature, said his team had finally gotten his car where it needed to be but the finish was not what he had hoped for.

"Definitely not where I want to be," McMahan said. "I wanted to be in victory lane tonight. Everybody here at CJB Motorsports busts their butt to give me a great racecar and I let them down tonight. It's a positive way to end the weekend the way we started all week and as bad as we were to come back and be up here in the top two is a good day."

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action on March 4 and 5 at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas. The event begins a West Coast swing for the series that lasts through mid-April. Tickets for both nights at Las Vegas and events in Arizona and California are available by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets, or by calling 1-877-395-8606.

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DIRTcar NATIONALS NOTES: Kerry Madsen swept World of Outlaws DIRTcar Nationals qualifying, scoring his third quicktime in a row on Sunday night… Tonight's DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week Championship was the second of Daryn Pittman's career… Daryn Pittman, Terry McCarl and Brad Sweet all won their heat races tonight… Greg Hodnett was the night's KSE Hard Charger, advancing 11 positions to finish in 11th.

DIRTcar NATIONALS SPRINT WEEK CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS: 1. 9-Daryn Pittman, 2400; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen, 2386; 3. 49-Brad Sweet, 2376; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana, 2356; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 2346; 6. 27-Greg Hodnett, 2331; 7. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 2320; 8. 7S-Jason Sides, 2317; 9. 15-Donny Schatz, 2295; 10. 83-David Gravel, 2262

SEASON WINNERS: Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14); Brad Sweet - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 15, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [5] [$10,000]; 2. 51-Paul McMahan [1] [$5,500]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4] [$3,200]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [3] [$2,800]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [2] [$2,500]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [7] [$2,300]; 7. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6] [$2,200]; 8. 2L-Danny Lasoski [9] [$2,100]; 9. 24-Terry McCarl [8] [$2,050]; 10. 15-Donny Schatz [17] [$2,000]; 11. 27-Greg Hodnett [22] [$1,500]; 12. 2-Shane Stewart [10] [$1,200]; 13. 1s-Logan Schuchart [12] [$1,100]; 14. 83-David Gravel [11] [$1,050]; 15. 10H-Chad Kemenah [19] [$1,000]; 16. 45-Tim Shaffer [16] [$900]; 17. 14K-Dale Blaney [15] [$800]; 18. 7-Craig Dollansky [18] [$800]; 19. 11-Steve Kinser [21] [$800]; 20. 4-Cody Darrah [20] [$800]; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser [25] [$]; 22. 41-Jason Johnson [23] [$800]; 23. 1A-Jacob Allen [13] [$800]; 24. 98H-Dave Blaney [14] [$800]; 25. 63-Kody Swanson [24] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Paul McMahan 1-6, 8-22; Brad Sweet 7, 23-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 27-Greg Hodnett [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.829; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.835; 3. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.877; 4. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.933; 5. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 12.964; 6. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 12.987; 7. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.998; 8. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.055; 9. 83-David Gravel, 13.068; 10. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.069; 11. 24-Terry McCarl, 13.091; 12. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.102; 13. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.116; 14. 98H-Dave Blaney, 13.119; 15. 14K-Dale Blaney, 13.139; 16. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.156; 17. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.180; 18. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.188; 19. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 13.190; 20. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.230; 21. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.230; 22. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.261; 23. 63-Kody Swanson, 13.265; 24. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.327; 25. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 13.383; 26. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.388; 27. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.405; 28. 4S-Danny Smith, 13.501; 29. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.558

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 3. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1]; 4. 45-Tim Shaffer [6]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 6. 1A-Jacob Allen [5]; 7. 10H-Chad Kemenah [7]; 8. 4S-Danny Smith [10]; 9. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [9]; 10. 77X-Wayne Johnson [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [1]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 5. 1-Lucas Wolfe [3]; 6. 98H-Dave Blaney [5]; 7. 4-Cody Darrah [7]; 8. 59-Danny Holtgraver [9]; 9. 63-Kody Swanson [8]; 10. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [1]; 2. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 3. 83-David Gravel [2]; 4. 2L-Danny Lasoski [3]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [6]; 6. 14K-Dale Blaney [5]; 7. 11-Steve Kinser [7]; 8. 41-Jason Johnson [9]; 9. 27-Greg Hodnett [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 51-Paul McMahan [2]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [1]; 4. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [8]; 6. 1-Lucas Wolfe [5]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 8. 24-Terry McCarl [7]

B-Main - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 4-Cody Darrah [2] [-]; 2. 11-Steve Kinser [3] [-]; 3. 10H-Chad Kemenah [1] [-]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [5] [-]; 5. 41-Jason Johnson [8] [-]; 6. 63-Kody Swanson [4] [-]; 7. 59-Danny Holtgraver [7] [$300]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [10] [$250]; 9. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [6] [$225]; 10. 4S-Danny Smith [9] [$200]; 11. 77X-Wayne Johnson [11] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

49

Brad Sweet

430

0

1

3

3

0

2

15

Donny Schatz

426

-4

1

2

3

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

424

-6

1

2

3

0

4

71M

Joey Saldana

416

-14

0

1

3

0

5

27

Greg Hodnett

414

-16

0

2

2

0

6

29

Kerry Madsen

405

-25

0

1

3

3

7

7s

Jason Sides

404

-26

0

1

2

0

8

2L

Danny Lasoski

402

-28

0

1

2

0

9

51

Paul McMahan

400

-30

0

1

2

0

10

2

Shane Stewart

398

-32

0

0

2

0

11

83

David Gravel

382

-48

0

0

1

0

12

11

Steve Kinser

360

-70

0

1

1

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

360

-70

0

0

0

0

14

14K

Dale Blaney

358

-72

0

0

1

0

15

24

Terry McCarl

358

-72

0

0

1

0

16

41

Jason Johnson

352

-78

0

0

0

0

17

1Z

Lucas Wolfe

350

-80

0

0

1

0

18

4

Cody Darrah

342

-88

0

0

0

0

19

45

Tim Shaffer

342

-88

0

0

0

0

20

11k

Kraig Kinser

340

-90

0

0

0

0

21

10H

Chad Kemenah

329

-101

0

0

0

0

22

98H

Dave Blaney

318

-112

0

0

0

0

23

1A

Jacob Allen

311

-119

0

0

0

0

24

7

Craig Dollansky

305

-125

0

0

0

0

25

59

Danny Holtgraver

288

-142

0

0

0

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Kasey Kahne Racing Dominates DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week Finale

Sweet wins, Pittman claims crown; Austin Dillon charges to UMP Modified victory

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 15, 2015 - Kasey Kahne Racing dominated the final night of Sprint Car Week on Sunday at Volusia Speedway Park, with Brad Sweet taking the World of Outlaws feature and Daryn Pittman earning the overall championship.

Afterward, Austin Dillon, who spent the day qualifying for the Daytona 500, charged from ninth to victory to win the final DIRTcar UMP Modified qualifying race for Monday's Gator Championship event.

In the final race of the week for the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars at this year's edition of the DIRTcar Nationals, Paul McMahan jumped out to a quick lead before being challenged by Sweet, who started fifth. Sweet grabbed the lead on lap 7 before McMahan swiped it back a lap later. McMahan tried to stretch his advantage but in the caution-free race he hit heavy traffic with Sweet closing fast. Sweet surged to the lead with seven laps to go and held off McMahan for his first win of the season.

"I was a little mad at myself because I passed him and then I let him pass me back, so I thought I gave it away because then I showed him the bottom and he was able to kind of get going," said Sweet, of Grass Valley, Calif. "It's just one little mistake, the grease kept coming back in three and four and then it would go away for a few laps and then come back. So it was just searching down there to try to figure it out, but my guys gave me a great car. We were knocking on the door all weekend so it's nice to end it on a high note. Really nice to come out and start the season this strong for KKR as a whole, and especially our team."

Pittman finished third, and combined with his two victories earlier in the week, was crowned the DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week champion for the second time in three years. He used the momentum from winning the last one to propel his team to its first overall World of Outlaws championship in 2013.

"That's a tough trophy to win and this is a tough track to come and start your season out on," said Pittman, a native of Owasso, Okla. "We had our annual goals meeting on the way down here via text on what our goals were this week and they were pretty lofty and we almost got there. It was to win three Gators and the big one. And we got three within the company of KKR, two of them ourselves and the big one. It was a great week all the way around. We just put ourselves in position every night to get a good finish. Pretty disappointed with our finish last night but it was a good rebound for tonight."

In the UMP Modified main event, Ken Schrader set the early pace but Dillon was pushing hard from his ninth starting position. He eventually swept past Schrader to grab the lead and pull away to the checkered flag, giving him his second Gator trophy of the week and a prime spot for Monday's Gator Championship showcase for UMP Modifieds.

"I just made a pool, so hopefully it will swim in it later," said Dillon, the grandson of legendary car owner Richard Childress and driver of the famous #3 NASCAR Sprint Cup car. "That was fun. I want to thank my Team Dillon Racing guys. I got wrecked in that heat race and I wasn't happy about it, as you can tell by the way I was driving. Trying to get up through there, when you get inverted to fourth it's hard in eight laps to get back to the lead. I'm just proud of these guys. It's been a fun weekend already. Had a good qualifying day over there at Daytona. Hit the wall in the Unlimited, so hopefully the rest of the week can keep going like this."

Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Monday through Saturday. On Monday night, DIRTcar UMP Modifieds will compete in their DIRTcar Nationals showcase Gator Championship while DIRTcar Late Models kick off the final week of action at the half-mile dirt oval.

For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.

DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 15, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) - 1. 3-Austin Dillon [9] ($700); 2. 9-Ken Schrader [2]; 3. 64JR-Billy Workman Jr. [3]; 4. 40B-Kyle Bronson [16]; 5. 1G-Devin Gilpin [1]; 6. 36-Kenny Wallace [8]; 7. 88-Matt Crafton [4]; 8. 25-Tyler Nicely [7]; 9. 9M-Dale Mathison [6]; 10. 1X-Cody Erickson [10]; 11. 85-Kent Robinson [12]; 12. 51-Justin Allgaier [18]; 13. BD4-Jackie Boggs [11]; 14. D4-Dave Jamison [5]; 15. 10-Scott Mooers [14]; 16. K9-Will Krup [20]; 17. O1-Todd Sherman [13]; 18. Z8-Max McLaughlin [23]; 19. 85S-Mike Smith [21]; 20. OO-Bobby Rose [19]; 21. 11T-Dugan Thye [24]; 22. 71-Joel Ortberg [15]; 23. 1-Andy Galgoci [22]; 24. 15-Hunter Gustafson [17].

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) - 1. 49-Brad Sweet [5] ($10,000); 2. 51-Paul McMahan [1] [$5,500]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4] [$3,200]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [3] [$2,800]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [2] [$2,500]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [7] [$2,300]; 7. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6] [$2,200]; 8. 2L-Danny Lasoski [9] [$2,100]; 9. 24-Terry McCarl [8] [$2,050]; 10. 15-Donny Schatz [17] [$2,000]; 11. 27-Greg Hodnett [22] [$1,500]; 12. 2-Shane Stewart [10] [$1,200]; 13. 1s-Logan Schuchart [12] [$1,100]; 14. 83-David Gravel [11] [$1,050]; 15. 10H-Chad Kemenah [19] [$1,000]; 16. 45-Tim Shaffer [16] [$900]; 17. 14K-Dale Blaney [15] [$800]; 18. 7-Craig Dollansky [18] [$800]; 19. 11-Steve Kinser [21] [$800]; 20. 4-Cody Darrah [20] [$800]; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser [25] [$]; 22. 41-Jason Johnson [23] [$800]; 23. 1A-Jacob Allen [13] [$800]; 24. 98H-Dave Blaney [14] [$800]; 25. 63-Kody Swanson [24] [$800].

DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week Championship Points: 1. 9-Daryn Pittman, 2400; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen, 2386; 3. 49-Brad Sweet, 2376; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana, 2356; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 2346; 6. 27-Greg Hodnett, 2331; 7. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 2320; 8. 7S-Jason Sides, 2317; 9. 15-Donny Schatz, 2295; 10. 83-David Gravel, 2262.

DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Monday, Feb. 16 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday, Feb. 17 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday, Feb. 18 - DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday, Feb. 19 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday, Feb. 20 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday, Feb. 21 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

 

 

Schatz Perseveres to Score First Win of 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season

Past World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champions Danny Lasoski and Steve Kinser joined Schatz on the podium in Saturday night�s feature

 

 

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 14, 2015 - Nothing could keep Donny Schatz down Saturday night as he looked for his first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of 2015 on night five of DIRTcar Nationals sprint week at Volusia Speedway Park.

A solid night turned to potential disaster for the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing driver when he developed engine trouble during his second place Dash run.

"We broke a valve spring in the dash with two laps to go," Schatz said. "We could have taken the chance to run the engine."

The team opted not to and began the scramble to replace the engine with just the Last Chance Showdown separating them from the feature. As the field began rolling out to the racing surface for the A main, Schatz's team pushed the No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car out, fired the engine and prepared for the 30 laps ahead.

"We did not get a chance to adjust the racecar there," Schatz said.

In spite of that, Schatz delivered a stand out performance.

Steve Kinser led the field to the green flag but it was Joey Saldana who led the first lap. From his third place starting position, the 'Brownsburg Bullitt' powered past Schatz and Kinser. Kinser faltered through the early laps and slipped back.

"I couldn't get off of one and two," said Kinser, a 20-time World of Outlaws champion. "I should have known as slow as I was to jump up on the top and that's the only place I could run. Instead I sat there and ran myself back to fifth and then just had to run hard."

As Kinser fell back, Schatz began to reel in Saldana. On lap seven, Schatz got the opportunity he needed, catching Saldana off of turn four. Schatz had the advantage as the two headed into turn one. Onto the backstretch, Schatz led with Saldana in pursuit. Through turns three and four, Saldana tried to retake the position, but Schatz held him off.

As the six-time champion built up his lead, Lasoski began challenging Saldana for second - a position he took over on lap 15. With Kinser moving forward, he and Saldana began a pitched battle for the third position. The two drivers traded the position back and forth for much of the next 10 laps.

"I saw him there one time," Kinser said of seeing Saldana behind him. "I finally caught [turn] two a little better and down the back chute. Once I did that I thought I was alright. I definitely killed the tires but we're not going to complain."

Kinser finished the night in third with his No. 11 Bad Boy Buggies car.

Lasoski, the 2001 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, worked to catch Schatz in the closing laps but was not able to chase him down.

"[The track] took a little rubber off of two up on top and I didn't know it was there," Lasoski said. "I kept slipping up and accidentally found it. I see why Donny was getting such a shot down the backstretch but that's why he's a six-time champion."

Lasoski finished the night in second.

After a late engine change and 23 laps led, Schatz credited his crew for their hard work and perseverance through the night. It was the 174th win of Schatz's career.

"They do a phenomenal job," Schatz said of his crew. "They got us out for the feature. Like I said, it wasn't pretty. We needed to make some adjustments - we just didn't have the time. So the car wasn't the greatest but it managed to get a win. I'm happy about it. I was really wanting a gator."

Greg Hodnett maintained the lead in his quest to win the DIRTcar Nationals sprint week championship and the coveted 'Big Gator.' He leads Daryn Pittman by five points. Pittman's Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb teammate Brad Sweet is third, 23 points out of the lead.

Chad Kemenah was the night's KSE Hard Charger, advancing nine positions to finish in 13th.

Racing returns to Volusia Speedway Park Sunday night as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on night six of DIRTcar Nationals and the final night of sprint week. The series joins the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds on the half-mile track. Tickets are still available for DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live to DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.DIRTVision.com.

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DIRTcar NATIONALS NOTES: Kerry Madsen took home the quicktime on Saturday night with a lap of 13.048. It was the second night in a row Madsen scored the quicktime… The top-three finishers, Schatz, Lasoski and Kinser, have 27 of the series' 36 championships between them… Schatz, Lasoski, Kinser and Tim Shaffer all won their heat races tonight

DIRTcar NATIONALS SPRINT WEEK CHAMPIONSHIP POINTS: 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 1921; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman, 1916; 3. 49-Brad Sweet, 1898; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen, 1897; 5. 71M-Joey Saldana, 1874; 6. 51-Paul McMahan, 1855; 7. 15-Donny Schatz, 1854; 8. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 1853; 9. 7S-Jason Sides, 1841; 10. 83-David Gravel, 1810

SEASON WINNERS: Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 14, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2] [$10,000]; 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [5] [$5,500]; 3. 11-Steve Kinser [1] [$3,200]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [12] [$2,800]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [10] [$2,500]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [13] [$2,300]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [3] [$2,200]; 8. 7S-Jason Sides [11] [$2,100]; 9. 29-Kerry Madsen [8] [$2,050]; 10. 9-Daryn Pittman [6] [$2,000]; 11. 83-David Gravel [15] [$1,500]; 12. 1s-Logan Schuchart [17] [$1,200]; 13. 10H-Chad Kemenah [22] [$1,100]; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen [9] [$1,050]; 15. 41-Jason Johnson [19] [$1,000]; 16. 59-Danny Holtgraver [18] [$900]; 17. 51-Paul McMahan [4] [$800]; 18. 4-Cody Darrah [23] [$800]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [14] [$800]; 20. 24-Terry McCarl [20] [$800]; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser [21] [$800]; 22. 14K-Dale Blaney [24] [$800]; 23. 45-Tim Shaffer [7] [$800]; 24. 98H-Dave Blaney [16] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Joey Saldana 1-7, Donny Schatz 8-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 10H-Chad Kemenah [+9]

Qualifying - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.048; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.050; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.095; 4. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.123; 5. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.171; 6. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.178; 7. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.210; 8. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.211; 9. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.221; 10. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.228; 11. 83-David Gravel, 13.239; 12. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.254; 13. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.268; 14. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 13.271; 15. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.276; 16. 98H-Dave Blaney, 13.303; 17. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.328; 18. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.338; 19. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.344; 20. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.404; 21. 63-Kody Swanson, 13.407; 22. 24-Terry McCarl, 13.413; 23. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, 13.463; 24. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.495; 25. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 13.508; 26. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.520; 27. 14K-Dale Blaney, 13.530; 28. iO7-Steve Buckwalter, 13.536; 29. 4S-Danny Smith, 13.590; 30. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 13.789; 31. 71MX-Paul May, 14.204 32. 77X-Wayne Johnson, No Time

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 2-Shane Stewart [2]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 4. 1A-Jacob Allen [3]; 5. 10H-Chad Kemenah [7]; 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 7. 63-Kody Swanson [6]; 8. 4S-Danny Smith [8]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2L-Danny Lasoski [1]; 2. 1-Lucas Wolfe [2]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [4]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 5. 24-Terry McCarl [6]; 6. 59-Danny Holtgraver [5]; 7. 4-Cody Darrah [7]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [8]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 45-Tim Shaffer [1]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 83-David Gravel [2]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 5. 14K-Dale Blaney [7]; 6. 41-Jason Johnson [5]; 7. 71MX-Paul May [8]; 8. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [6]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 11-Steve Kinser [2]; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett [3]; 3. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 98H-Dave Blaney [1]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [5]; 7. iO7-Steve Buckwalter [7]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 11-Steve Kinser [2]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 2L-Danny Lasoski [7]; 6. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 7. 45-Tim Shaffer [8]; 8. 29-Kerry Madsen [6]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 1s-Logan Schuchart [1] [-]; 2. 41-Jason Johnson [3] [-]; 3. 4-Cody Darrah [6] [-]; 4. 59-Danny Holtgraver [2] [-]; 5. 63-Kody Swanson [5] [$300]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [4] [$250]; 7. 4S-Danny Smith [8] [$225]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [9] [$200]; 9. 71MX-Paul May [10] [$200]; 10. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [11] [$200]; 11. iO7-Steve Buckwalter [7] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

296

0

0

2

2

0

2

27

Greg Hodnett

286

-10

0

2

2

0

3

9

Daryn Pittman

280

-16

0

1

2

0

4

49

Brad Sweet

280

-16

0

2

2

0

5

71M

Joey Saldana

278

-18

0

1

2

0

6

2

Shane Stewart

272

-24

0

0

2

0

7

33

Danny Lasoski

268

-28

0

1

1

0

8

29

Kerry Madsen

264

-32

0

0

2

2

9

83

David Gravel

262

-34

0

0

2

0

10

7s

Jason Sides

262

-34

0

0

1

0

11

51

Paul McMahan

254

-42

0

0

1

0

12

11

Steve Kinser

248

-48

0

1

1

0

13

41J

Jason Johnson

246

-50

0

0

0

0

14

14K

Dale Blaney

242

-54

0

0

1

0

15

1S

Logan Schuchart

236

-60

0

0

0

0

16

11k

Kraig Kinser

232

-64

0

0

0

0

17

4

Cody Darrah

232

-64

0

0

0

0

18

24

Terry McCarl

226

-70

0

0

0

0

19

45

Tim Shaffer

224

-72

0

0

0

0

20

98H

Dave Blaney

216

-80

0

0

0

0

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Schatz Motors to World of Outlaws Win at DIRTcar Nationals

Hoffman captures Volusia's first Gator Championship qualifier

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 14, 2015 - After narrowly missing out on victories the previous two nights, World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz left no doubt who was in charge on Saturday at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals, sweeping to the lead on lap eight and driving to his first victory of the season.

Then, in the first qualifying night for Monday's Gator Championship, Nick Hoffman became the fifth different DIRTcar UMP Modified winner of the week, getting the jump on Kyle Strickler after a caution-filled start to the main event.

Schatz, who drives a car owned by three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart and finished second to Daryn Pittman two nights in a row, changed the engine in his car before the main event, and the new 900-horsepower motor was more than enough to carry him to victory ahead of former series champions Danny Lasoski and Steve Kinser.

"We broke a valve spring in the dash with two laps to go and we did break a valve spring last night," said Schatz, a six-time World of Outlaws champion from Fargo, N.D. "We could have taken the chance to run the engine, probably could have had a DNF, you never know. These guys decided to change it. They do a phenomenal job. They got us out for the feature. Like I said, it wasn't pretty. We needed to make some adjustments, we just didn't have the time. So the car wasn't the greatest but it managed to get a win, I'm happy about it. I was really wanting a Gator [trophy]."

Hoffman had been on the podium at Volusia all but one night in the first week of action, but on Saturday night he broke through for a win with a dominating performance, holding off Kyle Strickler and Ty Dillon in the qualifying race to put himself in a prime position for Monday night's $5,000-to-win special event for UMP Modifieds.

"The track was in my favor tonight, starting on the pole," said Hoffman, of Mooresville, N.C. "I think the plan is take every one of these Gators back to North Carolina between me and Kyle and the Dillon boys.

"I've won here on the bottom and it's been good, and that's just what I did tonight, held it right on the bottom, make sure to hit the moisture, and that's all she wrote. It all comes down to the pill draw. I've won the Gator from seventh before so it can be done from further back, but it's going to be tough with the guys we've been running against, and the Dillons being so tough."

Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Saturday through Feb. 21. On Saturday night the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its high-powered, high-speed action along with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.

For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.

DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 14, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) - 1. 2-Nick Hoffman [1] ($700); 2. 8-Kyle Strickler [2]; 3. 41-Ty Dillon [9]; 4. 35-Jason Beaulieu [4]; 5. 11R-Josh Rice [7]; 6. 7-Evan Taylor [5]; 7. 67-Garret Stewart [10]; 8. 13-Jake Hawkins [23]; 9. 51G-Brandon Green [13]; 10. 16C-Josh Harris [3]; 11. 77-Ray Bollinger [8]; 12. 54B-Larry Burkins [11]; 13. 28-Paul Miles [16]; 14. 78-Rich Pratt [18]; 15. 11N-Gene Nicholas [14]; 16. O7-Jeff Thomas [22]; 17. 4B-Ernie Gingerich [24]; 18. 96J-Matt Johnson [20]; 19. 27-Bobby Miles [21]; 20. 96-Cory Daugherty [12]; 21. 6B-David Baldwin [25]; 22. 33-Jeff Mathews [6]; 23. 51L-Dalton Lanich [15]; 24. 81-Jason Intoppa [17]; 25. 21-Michael Stratton [19].

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2] ($10,000); 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [5]; 3. 11-Steve Kinser [1]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [12]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [10]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [13]; 7. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 8. 7S-Jason Sides [11]; 9. 29-Kerry Madsen [8]; 10. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 11. 83-David Gravel [15]; 12. 1s-Logan Schuchart [17]; 13. 10H-Chad Kemenah [22]; 14. 1A-Jacob Allen [9]; 15. 41-Jason Johnson [19]; 16. 59-Danny Holtgraver [18]; 17. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 18. 4-Cody Darrah [23]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [14]; 20. 24-Terry McCarl [20]; 21. 11K-Kraig Kinser [21]; 22. 14K-Dale Blaney [24]; 23. 45-Tim Shaffer [7]; 24. 98H-Dave Blaney [16].

DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Sunday, Feb. 15 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Monday, Feb. 16 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday, Feb. 17 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday, Feb. 18 - DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday, Feb. 19 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday, Feb. 20 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday, Feb. 21 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

 

 

Wild Finishes See Ty Dillon, Daryn Pittman Earn Volusia Victories

Dillon slips past Strickler late, Pittman wins on last lap pass at DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 13, 2015 - Ty Dillon swept to the lead just as the white flag was displayed Friday night at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals to win a thriller for his first UMP Modified victory of the season.

In the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener at Volusia, Kasey Kahne Racing's Daryn Pittman won for the second consecutive night, passing Donny Schatz on the final lap to win his second Gator trophy of the week on the half-mile dirt oval.

Ty Dillon joins his brother, Austin, as winners this week at Volusia. It certainly wasn't easy. Kyle Strickler had the lead but traffic came into play. Dillon went high, Nick Hoffman went low. Hoffman wound up taking second, dropping Strickler to third.

"I've been working hard for this," said Dillon, a rising NASCAR star and the grandson of legendary car owner Richard Childress. "It's just so cool all the North Carolina guys come down here and run so well. I knew Kyle was going to be tough to pass and I kind of had to slide across him there. I saw up on the board there was only 3 to go so I knew I had to make something happen. I'm proud of my guys, we've been coming down here for a long time. Volusia's like a second home for us, coming to race at. I'm just so happy for everybody. This is so much fun. Got my Gator this year, man. I'm happy and proud of all my guys for all the hard work."

Pittman's second victory in as many days didn't come easy. He was the fourth and final leader of the night, leading only the last lap. Greg Hodnett jumped out to a quick lead before Joey Saldana ran him down. Schatz worked past Saldana with five to go and looked like he was going to begin his championship defense with a win before Pittman drove to the front on the final lap.

"Last night felt pretty good, this one feels that much better," said Pittman, the 2013 World of Outlaws champion. "[Thursday] night it felt like we had a great racecar, probably the car to beat from the time we unloaded. We were good all night tonight. At the beginning of that race I just didn't feel as good and thought, man, we're probably going to run top-three. The car got better as the race went on and came to us. I don't know if those guys ran some softer tires or what but it just got better, and then Donny drove by us. I saw him go to pull the trigger in three and four on whoever the lap car was and he hit the bottom and passed for Saldana the lead, just stuck to the bottom. I thought, 'Well, he's just going to hit the bottom here.' When I saw him slide and have to bail out I thought, 'Wow, that guy doesn't make very many mistakes and that was a pretty good one.' So we had to take advantage of that and barely got back to him, in front of him at the flagstand and saw visions of last night in turn two again as he threw a Hail Mary there to try to get by me."

Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Saturday through Feb. 21. On Saturday night the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series continues its high-powered, high-speed action along with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.

For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.

DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 13, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) - 1. 41-Ty Dillon ($1,000) [4]; 2. 2-Nick Hoffman [7]; 3. 8-Kyle Strickler [2]; 4. 13-Jake Hawkins [1]; 5. 3-Austin Dillon [11]; 6. 11R-Josh Rice [9]; 7. 25-Tyler Nicely [3]; 8. 36-Kenny Wallace [10]; 9. 16C-Josh Harris [9]; 10. 51G-Brandon Green [6]; 11. 64JR-Billy Workman Jr. [5]; 12. K9-Will Krup [17]; 13. 77-Ray Bollinger [8]; 14. 67-Garret Stewart [22]; 15. 9-Ken Schrader [12]; 16. 1G-Devin Gilpin [13]; 17. 88-Matt Crafton [21]; 18. 51-Justin Allgaier [19]; 19. 96-Cory Daugherty [24]; 20. 35-Jason Beaulieu [20]; 21. 9M-Dale Mathison [14]; 22. BD4-Jackie Boggs [23]; 23. O1-Todd Sherman [16]; 24. OO-Bobby Rose [18].

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman ($10,000) [3]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [6]; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett [1]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [2]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [10]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [5]; 7. 14K-Dale Blaney [12]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [17]; 9. 83-David Gravel [19]; 10. 29-Kerry Madsen [9]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides [8]; 12. 41-Jason Johnson [11]; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser [20]; 14. 2L-Danny Lasoski [16]; 15. 45-Tim Shaffer [23]; 16. 4-Cody Darrah [22]; 17. 24-Terry McCarl [15]; 18. 98H-Dave Blaney [14]; 19. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [13]; 20. 1s-Logan Schuchart [18]; 21. 4S-Danny Smith [24]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [7]; 23. 11-Steve Kinser [21]; 24. 1-Lucas Wolfe [4].

DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Saturday, Feb. 14 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Sunday, Feb. 15 - World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Monday, Feb. 16 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday, Feb. 17 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday, Feb. 18 - DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday, Feb. 19 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday, Feb. 20 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday, Feb. 21 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

 

 

 

 

With Epic Pass, Pittman Wins World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season Opener

It was the second DIRTcar Nationals win in a row for the Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb driver

 

 

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 13, 2015 - Daryn Pittman took the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener Friday night with an epic last lap pass of the reigning series champion Donny Schatz.

Just a lap sooner the feature win was in Schatz's sights as he approached the lapped car of Kraig Kinser. Schatz dove low in turns three and four to make the pass but was not able to make the line stick. As he exited the turn his Bad Boy Buggies car drifted up the track and over the cushion.

Pittman saw his opportunity.

"When I saw him slide and have to bail out I thought wow, that guy doesn't make very many mistakes and that was a pretty good one," Pittman said. "We had to take advantage of that."

Pittman was able to pull his Great Clips car side-by-side with Schatz as the two closed in on the white flag. Pittman won the drag race down the frontstretch and entered turn one on the final lap in the lead. Meanwhile, Schatz dove to the bottom of turns one and two and tried to slide Pittman onto the backstretch.

"[I] saw visions of last night in turn two again as [Schatz] threw a Hail Mary there to try to get by me," Pittman said.

Again though Schatz was not able to make the move stick and Pittman pulled away, scoring the first win of the 2015 season. Tonight's win was the second in row for Pittman in the midst of sprint week at DIRTcar Nationals after he won the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions feature on Thursday night.

"Last night felt pretty good - this one feels that much better," Pittman said. "Last night it felt like we had a great racecar, probably the car to beat from the time we unloaded. We were good all night tonight. At the beginning of that race I just didn't feel as good and thought, man, we're probably going to run top-three. The car got better as the race went on and came to us."

"Hats off to this whole Great Clips team… I'm really blessed to be part of this Kasey Kahne Racing team. It's a lot of fun to be able to get in and drive this car every night."

Schatz, who had a similar run the night before in the All Stars feature, said afterward that something did not feel right with his car in the final lap in Friday night's event.

"I thought it broke on the last lap there going into three - something happened but there doesn't seem to be anything wrong," Schatz said. "So I don't know if I smothered it in fuel or what happened. That was a good race. I wish we would have won it but we didn't."

"It's good to be able to race up there for wins. That's what we want to do. Great night for the Bad Boy guys. They've done a tremendous job."

Kerry Madsen opened the night by driving his American Racing Custom Wheels car to the quicktime in qualifying with a lap of 12.792. Greg Hodnett picked up the Dash win and the A main pole, with Joey Saldana on his outside.

When the green flag dropped on the feature, Hodnett jumped out to an early lead. Saldana pressed down on him though through the first three laps and as the two turned lap five, Saldana caught Hodnett and passed him coming out of turn four.

Saldana built up a sizable lead on the field through the next 15 laps while Schatz worked his way forward from a sixth place starting position. By the first caution on lap seven, Schatz had moved into the fourth spot. Nine laps later Schatz began closing in on Pittman, then in third. He completed the pass on lap 21 as the two came off of turn two.

Three laps later Schatz cleared Saldana for the lead as Saldana slipped back. Pittman and Hodnett took over the second and third place positions in the final laps.

Hodnett, who has one sprint week win with the All Stars and led the first five laps of the night, finished the feature in third.

"These guys are the best in the world, they prove it every night," Hodnett said. "We just got beat. We made a lot of mistakes and it cost us a couple of positions, obviously. But we're pretty proud to be close. Last year we were here we just weren't even close. The guys work really hard throughout the year and the off-season, and hopefully the fruits of that labor are coming to fruition right now."

Racing returns to Volusia Speedway Park Saturday night as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series takes on night five of DIRTcar Nationals sprint week with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds. Tickets are still available for DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live to DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.DIRTVision.com.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

DIRTcar NATIONALS NOTES: Kerry Madsen scored quicktime earlier in the night after a lap of 12.792… David Gravel was the KSE Hard Charger Award recipient after advancing 10 positions to finish in ninth… Greg Hodnett, Lucas Wolfe, Craig Dollansky and Donny Schatz all won their heat races… The night saw four different leaders - Greg Hodnett 1-5, Joey Saldana 6-25, Donny Schatz 26-29, Daryn Pittman 30

SEASON WINNERS: Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 13, 2015

A-Main - (25 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [3] [$10,000]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [6] [$5,500]; 3. 27-Greg Hodnett [1] [$3,200]; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana [2] [$2,800]; 5. 49-Brad Sweet [10] [$2,500]; 6. 51-Paul McMahan [5] [$2,300]; 7. 14K-Dale Blaney [12] [$2,200]; 8. 2-Shane Stewart [17] [$2,100]; 9. 83-David Gravel [19] [$2,050]; 10. 29-Kerry Madsen [9] [$2,000]; 11. 7S-Jason Sides [8] [$1,500]; 12. 41-Jason Johnson [11] [$1,200]; 13. 11K-Kraig Kinser [20] [$1,100]; 14. 2L-Danny Lasoski [16] [$1,050]; 15. 45-Tim Shaffer [23] [$1,000]; 16. 4-Cody Darrah [22] [$900]; 17. 24-Terry McCarl [15] [$800]; 18. 98H-Dave Blaney [14] [$800]; 19. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [13] [$800]; 20. 1s-Logan Schuchart [18] [$800]; 21. 4S-Danny Smith [24] [$800]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [7] [$800]; 23. 11-Steve Kinser [21] [$800]; 24. 1-Lucas Wolfe [4] [$800]. Lap Leaders: Greg Hodnett 1-5, Joey Saldana 6-25, Donny Schatz 26-29, Daryn Pittman 30. KSE Hard Charger Award: 83-David Gravel [+10]

Qualifying - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.792; 2. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.805; 3. 7S-Jason Sides, 12.806; 4. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.861; 5. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 12.913; 6. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.929; 7. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.931; 8. 41-Jason Johnson, 12.948; 9. 27-Greg Hodnett, 12.958; 10. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 12.967; 11. 14K-Dale Blaney, 12.974; 12. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr, 12.974; 13. 98H-Dave Blaney, 12.980; 14. 24-Terry McCarl, 12.992; 15. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.004; 16. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.017; 17. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 13.058; 18. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.089; 19. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.129; 20. 1s-Logan Schuchart, 13.130; 21. 83-David Gravel, 13.144; 22. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.147; 23. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.163; 24. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.182; 25. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.189; 26. 12-Robbie Stillwagon, 13.250; 27. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.262; 28. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 13.300; 29. 4S-Danny Smith, 13.300; 30. iO7-Steve Buckwalter, 13.443; 31. 71MX-Paul May, 13.518; 32. 63-Kody Swanson, nt

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett [2]; 2. 98H-Dave Blaney [1]; 3. 2L-Danny Lasoski [5]; 4. 83-David Gravel [6]; 5. 4S-Danny Smith [8]; 6. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 7. 77X-Wayne Johnson [3]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [7]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 1-Lucas Wolfe [2]; 2. 24-Terry McCarl [1]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [6]; 6. iO7-Steve Buckwalter [8]; 7. 59-Danny Holtgraver [5]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 2. 14K-Dale Blaney [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 4. 7S-Jason Sides [4]; 5. 11-Steve Kinser [6]; 6. 2-Shane Stewart [5]; 7. 45-Tim Shaffer [7]; 8. 71MX-Paul May [8]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr [2]; 4. 41-Jason Johnson [3]; 5. 4-Cody Darrah [6]; 6. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5]; 7. 10H-Chad Kemenah [7]; 8. 63-Kody Swanson [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett [2]; 2. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [3]; 4. 1-Lucas Wolfe [8]; 5. 51-Paul McMahan [6]; 6. 15-Donny Schatz [7]; 7. 7-Craig Dollansky [1]; 8. 7S-Jason Sides [5]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 2-Shane Stewart [4] [-]; 2. 29-Kerry Madsen [1] [-]; 3. 1s-Logan Schuchart [5] [-]; 4. 45-Tim Shaffer [8] [-]; 5. 10H-Chad Kemenah [9] [$300]; 6. 59-Danny Holtgraver [3] [$250]; 7. 12-Robbie Stillwagon [7] [$225]; 8. 63-Kody Swanson [12] [$200]; 9. iO7-Steve Buckwalter [10] [$200]; 10. 71MX-Paul May [11] [$200]; 11. 1A-Jacob Allen [6] [$200]; 12. 77X-Wayne Johnson [2] [$200]

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos.

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

9

Daryn Pittman

150

0

0

1

1

0

2

15

Donny Schatz

146

-4

0

1

1

0

3

27

Greg Hodnett

144

-6

0

1

1

0

4

71M

Joey Saldana

142

-8

0

1

1

0

5

49

Brad Sweet

140

-10

0

1

1

0

6

51

Paul McMahan

138

-12

0

0

1

0

7

14K

Dale Blaney

136

-14

0

0

1

0

8

2

Shane Stewart

134

-16

0

0

1

0

9

83

David Gravel

132

-18

0

0

1

0

10

29

Kerry Madsen

131

-19

0

0

1

1

11

7s

Jason Sides

128

-22

0

0

0

0

12

41J

Jason Johnson

126

-24

0

0

0

0

13

11k

Kraig Kinser

124

-26

0

0

0

0

14

33

Danny Lasoski

122

-28

0

0

0

0

15

45

Tim Shaffer

120

-30

0

0

0

0

16

4

Cody Darrah

118

-32

0

0

0

0

17

24

Terry McCarl

116

-34

0

0

0

0

18

98H

Dave Blaney

114

-36

0

0

0

0

19

15H

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

112

-38

0

0

0

0

20

1S

Logan Schuchart

110

-40

0

0

0

0

 

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series FVP Western Sprint Shootout Expands to Two-Day Weekend Destination Event

Greatest Show on Dirt invades California track Saturday & Sunday, March 21-22

CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 13, 2015 - For the first time since the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series started racing at the Stockton (Calif.) Dirt Track, the FVP Western Spring Shootout is expanding to two days, Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22.

FVP, a premier producer of high quality original equipment auto products, returns as title sponsor for the spring weekend destination event at the 3/8-mile speedway at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds, where each night will be a separate points-paying race.

Last season, Kerry Madsen waged a fierce battle with Donny Schatz to take his first win of the 2014 season. NASCAR star and World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team owner Kyle Larson won the Outlaws first race at Stockton in 2013.

A media event is being planned for Friday, March 20, at noon.

To purchase tickets for the FVP Western Spring Shootout at Stockton Dirt Track on March 21 and 22, visit www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or call 1-877-395-8606.

Two-night adult General Admission tickets for the March 21 & 22 FVP Western Spring Shootout weekend are available for a great value at just $59 & two-night Reserved Grandstand tickets cost only $69. Single-night tickets & box seats are also available. Children 10 & under are free in G.A. only. To purchase tickets log onto http://dirtcar.ticketforce.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=165 or contact the ticket hotline at 877-395-8606.

Camping will also be available during the weekend with a number of great spots for RV's and Campers on the fairgrounds. To reserve your spot contact 916-370-9417.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Kasey Kahne Racing's Pittman Wins Thriller at DIRTcar Nationals

Stremme captures Volusia Speedway Park victory in UMP Modified

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 12, 2015 - Kasey Kahne Racing's Daryn Pittman edged Tony Stewart Racing's Donny Schatz in an epic UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car main event Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals.

David Stremme followed by dominating the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap, holding off Austin Dillon, Nick Hoffman, Ty Dillon and hard charger Kyle Strickler.

Pittman was out front of the sprint car feature before a couple of cautions with less than five laps to go gave Schatz, the six-time defending World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, a shot at running him down. Pittman went to the top, Schatz tried the bottom. They came off of turn four side-by-side the final three laps of the race. Pittman had just enough momentum on the high side of the half-mile dirt oval to slip in front at the checkered flag for KKR's first victory of the year.

"If the fans didn't enjoy that, you might as well not even bother come back," said Pittman, who won the 2013 World of Outlaws Sprint Car championship. "I've got to thank my guys. [Crew chief] Kale [Kahne], I didn't believe him. He kept telling me to run the top down there, and I'm sitting there second-guessing, going I don't know if that's a good move or not. We just stuck with it and glad that we stuck with our line and won it that way. Hats off to Donny, he's one of the cleanest there is. He could have definitely used me up on the backstretch there. He raced me clean and I try to feel like we do the same thing back. It's hard when you're battling for wins to not feel like you used up every bit of the racetrack to get there. Big win to get the year started off right. Hopefully we can come back in the next three nights and get another one."

Stremme, who also competes in NASCAR, started on the outside of the front row for the UMP Modified feature and charged to the front and stayed there, winning for the first time at Volusia Speedway Park. Austin Dillon, Hoffman and Ty Dillon ran a similar line trying to run down Stremme but to no avail. Strickler, who won on Wednesday night at Volusia, came from 19th to round out the top five in what might have been the most impressive run in the UMP Modified event.

"First and foremost we had a really great starting spot," Stremme said. "It was really hard to pass and I was screwing up there. I haven't raced without the spoilers. It's a little different. We had to tune our car a little bit different but it was fun. It was slick, that's how I like it. I knew Austin and those guys were there, they are tough. I've watched them year after down here. Same with Nick and Kyle and Kenny Wallace and Schrader and all them guys. It's really Kenny Wallace's fault that I got into this dirt racing but I love it ... I think I got barely 50 dirt races under my belt in four years so it's really hard to come down here and win this. It's pretty big."

Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Friday through Saturday, Feb. 21. On Friday night the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series makes its season debut along with the DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.

For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.

DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 12, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) - 1. 35-David Stremme [2] ($1,000); 2. 3-Austin Dillon [4]; 3. 2-Nick Hoffman [5]; 4. 41-Ty Dillon [11]; 5. 8-Kyle Strickler [19]; 6. 16C-Josh Harris [1]; 7. 77-Ray Bollinger [3]; 8. 67-Garret Stewart [18]; 9. 1G-Devin Gilpin [8]; 10. 13-Jake Hawkins [16]; 11. 96-Cory Daugherty [7]; 12. 36-Kenny Wallace [10]; 13. 65-Bruce Takach [6]; 14. 25-Tyler Nicely [24]; 15. 64JR-Billy Workman Jr. [21]; 16. 9-Ken Schrader [22]; 17. 9M-Dale Mathison [14]; 18. 22T-Tony Anderson [20]; 19. D4-Dave Jamison [13]; 20. 7-Evan Taylor [12]; 21. OO-Bobby Rose [9]; 22. K9-Will Krup [17]; 23. 78-Rick Pratt [15]; 24. 85S-Mike Smith [23]. Hard Charger: 8-Kyle Strickler [+14]

All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1] ($5,000); 2. 15-Donny Schatz [15]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [8]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [11]; 7. 83-David Gravel [9]; 8. 4-Cody Darrah [23]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [10]; 10. 24-Terry McCarl [13]; 11. 98H-Dave Blaney [5]; 12. 41-Jason Johnson [20]; 13. 1S-Logan Schuchart [17]; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14]; 15. 59-Danny Holtgraver [12]; 16. 63-Kody Swanson [16]; 17. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [24]; 18. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6]; 20. 11-Steve Kinser [22]; 21. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [21]; 23. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [19]; 24. 45-Tim Shaffer [18]. Hard Charger: 4-Cody Darrah [+15]

DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Friday, Feb. 13 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Saturday, Feb. 14 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Sunday, Feb. 15 - World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Monday, Feb. 16 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday, Feb. 17 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday, Feb. 18 - DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday, Feb. 19 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday, Feb. 20 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday, Feb. 21 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

 

 

Pittman Holds Off Fierce Challenge from Schatz to Win Night Three of DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week

The Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb driver scores victory with UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 12, 2015 - The last lap, side-by side battle between Daryn Pittman and Donny Schatz in Thursday night's UNOH Circuit of Champions feature at Volusia Speedway Park was the culmination of a fierce fight that lasted through the final third of the race. When the dust settled on the third night of DIRTcar Nationals sprint week, it was Pittman edging Schatz to the finish line in thrilling fashion.

"If the fans didn't enjoy that, you might as well not even bother to come back," Pittman said in victory lane. "It was a lot of fun."

Pittman, who built up a sizable lead through the middle portion of the race, faced a strong challenge from his Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb teammate Brad Sweet. Utilizing the high line, Sweet charged forward to second from his seventh place starting position.

By lap 14, as Pittman worked his way through lapped traffic, Sweet closed the gap and began challenging for the lead. Two laps later Sweet got the run he needed and passed Pittman off of turn 4 to lead the lap. The move was short lived though as Pittman took the lead back before the two hit the backstretch.

"[My crew chief Kale Kahne] kept telling me to run the top down there," Pittman said. "And I'm sitting there second guessing, going I don't know if that's a good move or not. We just stuck with it and glad that we stuck with our line."

Through three late cautions in the final ten laps, Schatz, who started in 15th, worked his way up to third and then around Sweet for second. He and Pittman battled through the final five laps, Schatz on the bottom in turns one and two and Pittman on the high side. Each time Schatz tried to make a run, Pittman held him off.

On the final lap, Schatz was side-by-side with Pittman down the backstretch and into turns three and four. When the two moved onto the frontstretch, Pittman had the edge, beating Schatz by a slim margin.

"It was a good enough racecar to win," Schatz said. "I just gave it everything I had there, I just didn't use up enough racetrack. It's fun to be able to race two wide. Daryn races you clean. It was fun to be up there to at least race for the checkered."

Sweet finished the night in third ahead of the previous night's winner Greg Hodnett and Kerry Madsen.

Pittman sounded a note of confidence going into Friday night's World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season opener.

"Big win to get the year started off right," Pittman said. "Hopefully we can come back in the next three nights and get another one."

Racing returns to Volusia Speedway Park Friday night as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series opens its 2015 season on night four of DIRTcar Nationals sprint week. The DIRTcar UMP Modifieds also take on the half-mile oval. Tickets are still available for DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live to DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.DIRTVision.com.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Statistical Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 12, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [15]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [8]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana [11]; 7. 83-David Gravel [9]; 8. 4-Cody Darrah [23]; 9. 7S-Jason Sides [10]; 10. 24-Terry McCarl [13]; 11. 98H-Dave Blaney [5]; 12. 41-Jason Johnson [20]; 13. 1S-Logan Schuchart [17]; 14. 11K-Kraig Kinser [14]; 15. 59-Danny Holtgraver [12]; 16. 63-Kody Swanson [16]; 17. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [24]; 18. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6]; 20. 11-Steve Kinser [22]; 21. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 22. 7-Craig Dollansky [21]; 23. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [19]; 24. 45-Tim Shaffer [18]. Hard Charger: 4-Cody Darrah [+15]

Qualifying - 1. 29-Kerry Madsen, 12.912; 2. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.992; 3. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 13.013; 4. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.022; 5. 2-Shane Stewart, 13.031; 6. 98H-Dave Blaney, 13.039; 7. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.066; 8. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.072; 9. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.072; 10. 83-David Gravel, 13.094; 11. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.111; 12. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.123; 13. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.186; 14. 24-Terry McCarl, 13.193; 15. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.201; 16. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.204; 17. 63-Kody Swanson, 13.215; 18. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 13.223; 19. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.272; 20. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 13.279; 21. 14K-Dale Blaney, 13.297; 22. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.345; 23. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.376; 24. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 13.389; 25. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.405; 26. 1A-Jacob Allen, 13.407; 27. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.417; 28. 4S-Danny Smith, 13.443; 29. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.457; 30. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon, 13.496; 31. i07-Steve Buckwalter, 13.585

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 59-Danny Holtgraver [2]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 4. 83-David Gravel [3]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [6]; 6. 1-Lucas Wolfe [5]; 7. 41-Jason Johnson [8]; 8. 45-Tim Shaffer [7]; 9. 11-Steve Kinser [9]; 10. i07-Steve Buckwalter [11]; 11. 4S-Danny Smith [10]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 24-Terry McCarl [2]; 2. 63-Kody Swanson [1]; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman [6]; 4. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 5. 7-Craig Dollansky [8]; 6. 7S-Jason Sides [3]; 7. 2-Shane Stewart [5]; 8. 4-Cody Darrah [10]; 9. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [7]; 10. 1A-Jacob Allen [9]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 11K-Kraig Kinser [2]; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett [4]; 3. 2L-Danny Lasoski [6]; 4. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1]; 5. 71M-Joey Saldana [3]; 6. 98H-Dave Blaney [5]; 7. 14K-Dale Blaney [7]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [10]; 9. 10H-Chad Kemenah [8]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 6 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 3. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [5]; 5. 98H-Dave Blaney [4]; 6. 1-Lucas Wolfe [6]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [5]; 2. 11-Steve Kinser [7]; 3. 4-Cody Darrah [11]; 4. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [12]; 5. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [3]; 6. 45-Tim Shaffer [2]; 7. 77X-Wayne Johnson [9]; 8. 1A-Jacob Allen [8]; 9. 2-Shane Stewart [1]; 10. 4S-Danny Smith [10]

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Hodnett Brings DIRTcar Nationals Gator Trophy Back to Pennsylvania

Strickler fends off Ty Dillon for UMP Modified win at Volusia Speedway Park

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 11, 2015 - Greg Hodnett dominated the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions feature Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals, and then Kyle Strickler held off Ty Dillon to capture the DIRTcar UMP Modified nightcap.

Hodnett, one of Pennsylvania's fiercest competitors, quickly jumped out front while the rest of the field battled behind him. Hodnett kept up his pace on the high side as Danny Lasoski and Brad Sweet closed to finish second and third.

"I just tried to drive the wheels off of it," said Hodnett, of Thomasville, Pa. "Fortunately my guys gave me a great racecar to take advantage of a front row starting spot. It doesn't happen very often so we'll try to do everything we can to take advantage of it and it worked out for us.

"I was hand-over-hand a couple of times in traffic ... when you can't run your own line you're trying to do things. It was a little bit of a handful up on the cushion trying to slide guys and do everything. Fortunately for us it worked out and I got one of these beautiful gator trophies."

Strickler powered through a clean but wild UMP Modified main event, riding the cushion as Ty Dillon applied the pressure. A late caution bunched everybody together but Strickler, of Mooresville, N.C., had a strong restart to keep Ty Dillon behind him. Austin Dillon, who won on Tuesday night, advanced four spots to finish third ahead of hard charger Nick Hoffman, who improved 10 spots.

"That cushion was getting a little rough up there, lapped traffic, that was getting a little crazy," Strickler said. "I wasn't sure how close the Dillon boys were there. Those guys, they've had rocket ships last night and tonight. I knew they would be coming and if I could pick and choose my way through lapped traffic that was going to help me. Starting up front definitely was very important. If I could get to that cushion I was going to have a good restart because I got some of that moisture off of four here and got to the top."

Nightly doubleheaders at Volusia run Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 21. Thursday night's action once again features Tony Stewart's UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds.

For more information and updates on the DIRTcar Nationals, click DIRTcarNationals.com or follow on Twitter at @DIRTcarNats.

DIRTcar Nationals Statistical Report; Feb. 11, 2015; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville; Fla.

DIRTcar UMP Modified A-Main (20 Laps) - 1. (8) Kyle Strickler ($1;000) [1]; 2. (41) Ty Dillon [3]; 3. (3) Austin Dillon [7]; 4. (2) Nick Hoffman [14]; 5. (BD4) Jackie Boggs [2]; 6. (64JR) Billy Workman Jr [4]; 7. (13) Jake Hawkins [9]; 8. (36) Kenny Wallace [6]; 9. (51) Justin Allgaier [17]; 10. (9) Ken Schrader [15]; 11. (Z8) Max McLaughlin [8]; 12. (67) Garret Stewart [18]; 13. (88) Matt Crafton [12]; 14. (1G) Devin Gilpin [20]; 15. (77) Ray Bollinger [11]; 16. (85S) Mike Smith [10]; 17. (90) Jason Beaulieu [24]; 18. (72) Todd Neiheiser [19]; 19. (96) Cory Daugherty [22]; 20. (71) Joel Ortberg [21]; 21. (33) Jeff Mathews [5]; 22. (K9) Will Krup [13]; 23. (9M) Dale Mathison [16]; 24. (25) Tyler Nicely [23].

All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series A-Main (30 Laps) - 1. (1) 27-Greg Hodnett [1] ($5;000); 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 6. 9-Daryn Pittman [13]; 7. 83-David Gravel [15]; 8. 14K-Dale Blaney [5]; 9. 41-Jason Johnson [14]; 10. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 11. 11-Steve Kinser [16]; 12. 15-Donny Schatz [11]; 13. 7-Craig Dollansky [21]; 14. 10H-Chad Kemenah [17]; 15. 71M-Joey Saldana [8]; 16. 4-Cody Darrah [19]; 17. 59-Danny Holtgraver [22]; 18. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [18]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [12]; 20. 63-Kody Swanson [10]; 21. 98H-Dave Blaney [9]; 22. 4S-Danny Smith [20]; 23. 45-Tim Shaffer [23]; 24. 77X-Wayne Johnson [24]. Hard Charger: 83-David Gravel [+8]

DIRTcar Nationals Day-by-Day Schedule (Grandstands open at 5 p.m.)

Thursday; Feb. 12 - UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Friday; Feb. 13 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Saturday; Feb. 14 - World of Outlaws Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Sunday; Feb. 15 - World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds

Monday; Feb. 16 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds 'Gator Championship'

Tuesday; Feb. 17 - DIRTcar Late Models & DIRTcar UMP Modifieds Triple 20s

Wednesday; Feb. 18 - DIRTcar Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Thursday; Feb. 19 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Friday; Feb. 20 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

Saturday; Feb. 21 - World of Outlaws Late Models & Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds

 

 

Greg Hodnett Dominates in DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Week Win

Hodnett takes UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions victory over Danny Lasoski

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 11, 2015 - It was a win for the Pennsylvania Posse Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park as Greg Hodnett dominated the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions feature on night two of DIRTcar Nationals sprint week.

Hodnett won the Dash earlier in the night, denying quick qualifier Danny Lasoski the feature pole. Through early cautions in the A main, Hodnett held off challenges from Paul McMahan and battled his way through lapped traffic. As McMahan stumbled late in the race, Hodnett pulled away, Brad Sweet advanced into the third position and Lasoski sought to close the gap with Hodnett.

Ultimately though it was Hodnett who scored the first sprint week win of DIRTcar Nationals, leading his nearest competition at the finish line by half a straightaway.

"Fortunately, my guys gave me a great racecar to take advantage of a front row starting spot," Hodnett said. "It doesn't happen very often so we'll try to do everything we can to take advantage of it and it worked out for us."

Despite the ease with which it appeared Hodnett took the victory, he said it was a challenge throughout the feature.

"I was hand over hand a couple of times in traffic," he said. "It was a little bit of a handful up on the cushion trying to slide guys and do everything. Fortunately for us, it worked out and I got one of these beautiful gator trophies."

Lasoski ended up finishing in second as he begins a full campaign for a new car owner.

"Well, we were one short of where we wanted to be," the Big Game Motorsports driver said. "Again, I want to thank Tod Quiring for giving us a shot at this racecar. The cars really were good… Just really excited to be driving this thing. We come out, we've got the speed - we just got beat on both starts. I spun the wheels on the start and that's where we ended up."

Racing returns to Volusia Speedway Park Thursday night when the All Stars and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds compete on the half-mile oval. Tickets are still available for DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live to DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.DIRTVision.com.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions Statistical Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 11, 2015

A-Main - (30 Laps) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett [1]; 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [7]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [3]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [4]; 6. 9-Daryn Pittman [13]; 7. 83-David Gravel [15]; 8. 14K-Dale Blaney [5]; 9. 41-Jason Johnson [14]; 10. 7S-Jason Sides [6]; 11. 11-Steve Kinser [16]; 12. 15-Donny Schatz [11]; 13. 7-Craig Dollansky [21]; 14. 10H-Chad Kemenah [17]; 15. 71M-Joey Saldana [8]; 16. 4-Cody Darrah [19]; 17. 59-Danny Holtgraver [22]; 18. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [18]; 19. 1-Lucas Wolfe [12]; 20. 63-Kody Swanson [10]; 21. 98H-Dave Blaney [9]; 22. 4S-Danny Smith [20]; 23. 45-Tim Shaffer [23]; 24. 77X-Wayne Johnson [24]. Hard Charger: 83-David Gravel [+8]

Qualifying - 1. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 13.039; 2. 27-Greg Hodnett, 13.082; 3. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.094; 4. 14K-Dale Blaney, 13.109; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen, 13.112; 6. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.143; 7. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.145; 8. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.183; 9. 98H-Dave Blaney, 13.189; 10. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.215; 11. 63-Kody Swanson, 13.231; 12. 1-Lucas Wolfe, 13.251; 13. 9-Daryn Pittman, 13.273; 14. 41-Jason Johnson, 13.349; 15. 83-David Gravel, 13.351; 16. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.391; 17. 10H-Chad Kemenah, 13.420; 18. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 13.422; 19. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 13.430; 20. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.464; 21. 4S-Danny Smith, 13.481; 22. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.482; 23. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.511; 24. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.553; 25. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon, 13.566; 26. i07-Steve Buckwalter, 13.600; 27. 45-Tim Shaffer, 13.673; 28. 71MX-Paul May, 99.990

Heat 1 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 9-Daryn Pittman [2]; 2. 11-Steve Kinser [1]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [4]; 4. 2L-Danny Lasoski [6]; 5. 4-Cody Darrah [8]; 6. 14K-Dale Blaney [5]; 7. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 8. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7]; 9. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [9]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 41-Jason Johnson [2]; 2. 10H-Chad Kemenah [1]; 3. 71M-Joey Saldana [4]; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett [6]; 5. 29-Kerry Madsen [5]; 6. 63-Kody Swanson [3]; 7. 77X-Wayne Johnson [7]; 8. 59-Danny Holtgraver [8]; 9. i07-Steve Buckwalter [9]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 83-David Gravel [2]; 2. 98H-Dave Blaney [4]; 3. 1-Lucas Wolfe [3]; 4. 51-Paul McMahan [6]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky [8]; 7. 45-Tim Shaffer [9]; 8. 4S-Danny Smith [7]; 9. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [1]

Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 6 starting positions of A-feature) - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett [2]; 2. 2L-Danny Lasoski [1]; 3. 51-Paul McMahan [4]; 4. 29-Kerry Madsen [3]; 5. 14K-Dale Blaney [5]; 6. 7S-Jason Sides [6]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 6 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 77X-Wayne Johnson [4]; 3. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [2]; 4. 45-Tim Shaffer [9]; 5. 59-Danny Holtgraver [6]; 6. 4S-Danny Smith [5]; 7. i07-Steve Buckwalter [8]; 8. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon [7]; 9. 11K-Kraig Kinser [3]

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

Dave Blaney Leads Practice on Night One of DIRTcar Nationals

Practice kicks off sprint week, Feb. 11 to 15, at Volusia Speedway Park in the midst of DIRTcar Nationals

BARBERVILLE, Fla. - Feb. 10, 2015 - Dave Blaney kicked off sprint week at Volusia Speedway Park on Tuesday night as he took the top spot in DIRTcar Nationals sprint car open practice.

Blaney, the 1995 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, set the fast time in his Heinke Baldwin Racing car during the second hot laps session with a lap of 12.724 at more than 141 mph.

Taking the top spot is a confidence booster for the week, Blaney said.

"It's always good to come out here and have some speed," he said. "We didn't start out very fast early on and we got it better and better, and got pretty happy with it. We'll find out tomorrow."

A total of 15 teams took part in the optional practice in the lead up to the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions events Wednesday and Thursday nights and the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events Friday through Sunday.

Brad Sweet, who comes into the event as the reigning Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, was second fastest behind Blaney with a time of 12.822. The Kasey Kahne Racing driver found success at Volusia in 2014, winning the Outlaws season opener.

Racing returns to Volusia Speedway Park Wednesday night when the All Stars and DIRTcar UMP Modifieds compete on the half-mile oval. Tickets are still available for DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606. Watch and listen live to DIRTcar Nationals at http://www.DIRTVision.com.

Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series/UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions DIRTcar Nationals Sprint Car Practice Report; Volusia Speedway Park; Barberville, Fla.; Feb. 10, 2015

Practice Session #1 - 1. 27-Greg Hodnett, 12.846; 2. 14K-Dale Blaney, 12.857; 3. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 12.865; 4. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.905; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.910; 6. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.972; 7. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.045; 8. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.070; 9. 4-Cody Darrah, 13.098; 10. 51-Paul McMahan, 13.128; 11. 83-David Gravel, 13.138; 12. 98H-Dave Blaney, 13.147; 13. 59-Danny Holtgraver, 13.185; 14. 63-Kody Swanson, 13.245; 15. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon, 13.297

Practice Session #2 - 1. 98H-Dave Blaney, 12.724; 2. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.822; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.831; 4. 27-Greg Hodnett, 12.842; 5. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.852; 6. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 12.875; 7. 83-David Gravel, 12.885; 8. 14K-Dale Blaney, 12.916; 9. 71M-Joey Saldana, 12.969; 10. 4-Cody Darah, 12.973; 11. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.045; 12. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.069; 13. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon, 13.096

Practice Session #3 - 1. 98H-Dave Blaney, 12.819; 2. 51-Paul McMahan, 12.843; 3. 9-Daryn Pittman, 12.889; 4. 2L-Danny Lasoski, 12.934; 5. 4-Cody Darrah, 12.978; 6. 27-Greg Hodnett, 12.991; 7. 49-Brad Sweet, 12.992; 8. 77X-Wayne Johnson, 13.060; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.070; 10. 71M-Joey Saldana, 13.098; 11. 12-Robbie Stillwaggon, 13.348

 

 

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Ready to Wave Green Flag on 2015 Season at Volusia Speedway Park's DIRTcar Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. - Feb. 5, 2015 - The brief respite from winter provided by a trip to Florida in February signals the start of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season and the annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park. Less than a week remains before the beginning of sprint car week at the DIRTcar Nationals, Feb. 11 to 15, featuring the World of Outlaws and the UNOH All Star Circuit of Champions.

It was just three and a half months ago the series' season drew to a close bringing to an end a historic year that saw Donny Schatz capture 26 wins and score more points than any other driver in series history on the way to his sixth championship.

The off-season brought international wins for Schatz, Brad Sweet and Kerry Madsen and took Paul McMahan to victory lane in Yuma, Ariz. Five-time American Sprint Car Series champion Jason Johnson, who joins the Outlaws full-time this season, took on the Chili Bowl with Daryn Pittman, Joey Saldana and David Gravel.

With the off-season now at its end, the question of who will take home the 2015 DIRTcar Nationals title and coveted "Big Gator" trophy will soon be answered.

Volusia Speedway Park has played host to the season opening DIRTcar Nationals since 2005 and has seen thrilling finishes from The Greatest Show on Dirt. Schatz is the winningest driver at the track with six victories. Doug Wolfgang won the first ever World of Outlaws event at Volusia in 1981.

The action in Florida begins on Wednesday, Feb. 11, when the All Star Circuit of Champions takes on the half-mile oval. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series then takes up its first night of racing on Friday, Feb. 13. The Outlaws wrap-up sprint week with two more nights of racing on Saturday, Feb. 14, and Sunday, Feb. 15.

Great tickets for DIRTcar Nationals are still available at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606.

ABOUT THE TRACK
Volusia Speedway Park is a semi-banked, half-mile oval with 75-foot wide straightaways and 75-foot wide turns. The track record of 12.569 seconds was established by Paul McMahan on February 10, 2011. For more information, visit http://www.DIRTcarNationals.com.

Previous A-Feature Winners
2014 - Brad Sweet on Feb. 14, Donny Schatz on Feb. 15, Steve Kinser on Feb. 16
2013 - Daryn Pittman on Feb. 15, Terry McCarl on Feb. 16, Danny Lasoski on Feb. 17
2012 - Danny Lasoski on Feb. 18, Donny Schatz on Feb. 19, Craig Dollansky on Feb. 19
2011 - Steve Kinser on Feb. 11, Steve Kinser on Feb. 12, Jason Sides on Feb. 13
2010 - Donny Schatz on Feb. 6, Steve Kinser on Feb. 7
2009 - Donny Schatz on Feb. 6, Joey Saldana on Feb. 7, Donny Schatz on Feb. 8
2008 - Craig Dollansky on Feb. 8, Jason Meyers on Feb. 9, Danny Lasoski on Feb. 10
2007 - Donny Schatz on Feb. 9, Kerry Madsen on Feb. 10, Daryn Pittman on Feb. 10
2006 - Chad Kemenah on Feb. 9, Joey Saldana on Feb. 10
2005 - Jeff Shepard on Feb. 11, Steve Kinser on Feb. 13
1981 - Doug Wolfgang on Feb. 9

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Jacob Allen - Shark1s.com
Cody Darrah - CodyDarrah.com
Craig Dollansky - DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Jason Johnson - JasonJohnsonRacing.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Shane Stewart - ShaneStewart.com
Brad Sweet - BradSweetRacing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

WATCH ON DIRTVISION: Fans can watch and listen live to all the action from DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park on http://www.DIRTVision.com.

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads west to the Dirt Track at Las Vegas for the FVP Outlaw Showdown on March 4 and 5 followed on March 7 by the NAPA Auto Parts Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports in Tucson, Ariz. The event begins the series' western swing that will go through late April.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Penske Shocks, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Impact Racing Products, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

World of Outlaws, King of the West Partner to Co-Sanction Weekend Events at Thunderbowl Raceway, Calistoga Speedway

Top racers from the Golden State will battle 'The Greatest Show on Dirt' at historic venues this spring in California

CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 27, 2015 - For the first time in their history, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and the King of the West Series will co-sanction two weekend events this spring.

Together the two series will sanction the races on Friday and Saturday, March 13-14, at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., and the Wine Country Outlaw Showdown on Saturday and Sunday, April 11-12, at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway.

"The King of the West Series is the premier regional touring series on the West Coast," said the Outlaws' Series Director Carlton Reimers. "To bring together their incredible talent with that of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series creates a high level of competition and great event experience for the fans."

The King of the West Series, founded in 1960 as the Northern Auto Racing Club, competes throughout California and the West Coast. It has launched the careers of Paul McMahan and World of Outlaws champion Jason Meyers. The series is also the regular home of 2014 event winners Jonathan Allard and Carson Macedo.

"It's going to be a big year for the King of the West Series, and co-sanctioning the races at Tulare and Calistoga with the World of Outlaws certainly increases the growing competition between the King of the West racers and the Outlaws," said the King of the West Series' John Prentice.

The two events are on two of California's most distinct tracks. Thunderbowl Raceway is a high-banked, 1/3-mile bullring known for producing incredible finishes, while Calistoga is the Golden State's only half-mile dirt track, and its scenic location in the heart of Napa Valley as well as its long history and tradition makes it a destination event for any fan.

"This season the World of Outlaws has continued its focus on building weekend destination events into the schedule," Reimers said. "Events at Tulare and Calistoga have gone a long way toward anchoring our spring tour through California, and we know the weekend races at those venues are some of our fans' favorites each season."

Tickets for both events are on sale now at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606.

For the latest updates plus event and schedule information, go to http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com. Follow the World of Outlaws on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws and on Facebook at http://www.Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws.

 

 

 

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana's Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History

Series sets 2015 schedule by shifting Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway to June 3, canceling March 27 event at Merced (Calif.) Speedway

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 26, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will make its inaugural appearance at historic Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this season. The addition of Plymouth, and two other schedule adjustments, sets the tour for 2015.
 

The Outlaws will invade Plymouth on Saturday, Oct. 17, with an event that will have an earlier than normal 5 p.m. start time. It will be the fourth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event in Indiana this season, joining races at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Lawrenceburg Speedway and Kokomo Speedway.

The track, 25 miles south of South Bend, Ind., is a 3/8-mile dirt oval that regularly features DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and sprint cars, among other events, throughout its season. In operation since 1952, the track is undergoing significant improvements for the upcoming year including a new racing surface and grandstands.

"The heartbeat of sprint car racing lies in Indiana and at places like Plymouth Speedway," said World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Director Carlton Reimers. "We are thrilled to bring the The Greatest Show on Dirt to the historic track this season for the first time ever. It is sure to be an exciting event."

In other changes, the series will shift the Tuesday, June 2, event at Kokomo (Ind.) Speedway to Wednesday, June 3, and the event initially scheduled for Friday, March 27 at Merced (Calif.) Speedway has been canceled.

For questions about tickets to the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events mentioned above or for any of the events on the 2015 schedule, call 1-877-395-8606.

To see the full 2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule, click www.WoOSprint.com/schedule/2015-schedule.

For the latest updates plus event and schedule information, go to www.WorldofOutlaws.com. Follow the World of Outlaws on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws.

2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Schedule

Date Day Track City
Feb. 13 Friday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
Feb. 14 Saturday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
Feb. 15 Sunday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
       
March 4 Wednesday The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
March 5 Thursday The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
March 7 Saturday USA Raceway Tucson, AZ
March 13 Friday Thunderbowl Raceway Tulare, CA
March 14 Saturday Thunderbowl Raceway Tulare, CA
March 21 Saturday Stockton Dirt Track Stockton, CA
March 22 Sunday Stockton Dirt Track Stockton, CA
March 28 Saturday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
March 29 Sunday Antioch Speedway Antioch, CA
       
April 8 Wednesday Placerville Speedway Placerville, CA
April 11 Saturday Calistoga Speedway Calistoga, CA
April 12 Sunday Calistoga Speedway Calistoga, CA
April 17 Friday Kings Speedway Hanford, CA
April 18 Saturday Perris Auto Speedway Perris, CA
April 24 Friday Devil's Bowl Speedway Mesquite, TX
April 25 Saturday Devil's Bowl Speedway Mesquite, TX
       
May 1 Friday Salina Highbanks Speedway Salina, OK
May 2 Saturday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
May 3 Sunday Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt, IN
May 8 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
May 9 Saturday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
May 13 Wednesday Lincoln Speedway Abbottstown, PA
May 15 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
May 16 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
May 17 Sunday Weedsport Speedway Weedsport, NY
May 19 Tuesday New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ
May 22 Friday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
May 25 Monday Lawrenceburg Speedway Lawrenceburg, IN
May 29 Friday Attica Raceway Park Attica, OH
May 30 Saturday I-96 Raceway Lake Odessa, MI
       
June 3 Wednesday Kokomo Speedway Kokomo, IN
June 5 Friday I-80 Speedway Greenwood, NE
June 6 Saturday Lakeside Speedway Kansas City, KS
June 12 Friday Crawford County Speedway Denison, IA
June 13 Saturday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
June 14 Sunday Huset's Speedway Brandon, SD
June 16 Tuesday Granite City Speedway Sauk Rapids, MN
June 19 Friday River Cities Speedway Grand Forks, ND
June 20 Saturday Dakota State Fair Speedway Huron, SD
June 26 Friday 34 Raceway Burlington, IA
June 27 Saturday Beaver Dam Raceway Beaver Dam, WI
       
July 3 Friday Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, KS
July 4 Saturday Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, KS
July 11 Saturday Cedar Lake Speedway New Richmond, WI
July 12 Sunday Cedar Lake Speedway New Richmond, WI
July 15 Wednesday Limaland Motorsports Park Lima, OH
July 17 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
July 18 Saturday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
July 21 Tuesday Lernerville Speedway Sarver, PA
July 24 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
July 25 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
July 26 Sunday Lebanon Valley Speedway West Lebanon, NY
July 28 Tuesday Ohsweken Speedway Ohsweken, ONT
July 31 Friday Brockville Ontario Speedway Brockville, ONT
       
Aug. 1 Saturday Autodrome Drummond Drummondville, QUE
Aug. 7 Friday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
Aug. 8 Saturday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
Aug. 12 Wednesday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 13 Thursday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 14 Friday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 15 Saturday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 18 Tuesday Junction Motor Speedway McCool Junction, NE
Aug. 21 Friday River Cities Speedway Grand Forks, ND
Aug. 23 Sunday Nodak Speedway Minot, ND
Aug. 28 Friday Castrol Raceway Edmonton, ALB
Aug. 29 Saturday Castrol Raceway Edmonton, ALB
       
Sept. 4 Friday Skagit Speedway Alger, WA
Sept. 5 Saturday Skagit Speedway Alger, WA
Sept. 7 Monday Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA
Sept. 9 Wednesday Cottage Grove Speedway Cottage Grove, OR
Sept. 11 Friday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
Sept. 12 Saturday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
Sept. 13 Sunday Antioch Speedway Antioch, CA
Sept. 18 Friday Clay County Fair Speedway Spencer, IA
Sept. 19 Saturday Deer Creek Speedway Spring Valley, MN
Sept. 25 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
Sept. 26 Saturday Berlin Raceway Marne, MI
       
Oct. 1 Thursday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 2 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 3 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 10 Saturday Rolling Wheels Raceway Park Elbridge, NY
Oct. 17 Saturday Plymouth Speedway Plymouth, IN
Oct. 24 Saturday Port Royal Speedway Port Royal, PA
Oct. 25 Sunday Utica Rome Speedway Vernon, NY
       
Nov. 5 Thursday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
Nov. 6 Friday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
Nov. 7 Saturday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Unveils New Logo and Confirms Point Fund for 2015 as Partnership with STP Concludes

CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 20, 2015 - The World of Outlaws unveiled a new look today for the start of 2015 season as STP departs as Title Sponsor of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series.

The new look is reminiscent of the logo last used by the series during the 2007 season with what was then a bright red replaced with a darker cardinal red. New transporter wraps, websites, advertising and souvenir merchandise are all in the works featuring the cardinal, along with a heavy dose of black and white with a dirt inspired tan as an accent color.

"STP was an amazing partner and we loved carrying the red, white and blue of one of the most famous brands in motorsports, but in racing everything is constantly evolving and we are excited about our new World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series look for the start of the 2015 season," World of Outlaws CMO Ben Geisler said. "We thank them for their involvement and will continue our pursuit of a new partner that will help us bring The Greatest Show on Dirt to the greatest fans in motorsports from coast to coast."

The World of Outlaws also confirmed the Sprint Car Series point funds for the 2015 season would remain the same as 2014 and continue to be the richest in all of grassroots motorsports. The 2015 champion will cash a check for $150,000 with a total cash payout of $650,000 at the World of Outlaws banquet in November.

The 90-race season begins Friday, Feb. 13, during the 12-day DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park, and after racing in 24 different states and three Canadian provinces, concludes with the championship-deciding Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 5-6-7 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

For the latest updates plus event and schedule information, go to www.WorldofOutlaws.com. Follow the World of Outlaws on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws with the hashtag #WoOSprints and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws.

 

 

 

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Invading Tucson's USA Raceway on March 7

NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for 'The Greatest Show on Dirt'

Updated to reflect the correct event date, March 7, in the first paragraph of the release.

CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports.

The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory last season after battling past Kerry Madsen and holding off Steve Kinser.

"The World of Outlaws stop at USA Raceway is one of the most exciting events on our schedule," World Racing Group COO Tom Deery said. "We always look forward to bringing the series to Arizona and showcasing The Greatest Show on Dirt."

Daryn Pittman's win at USA Raceway in 2013 helped to propel him to the championship that season.

"It's one of my favorite tracks," Pittman said. "I've always felt good there … It's a track that really seems to fit me and my style. It's always a track I look forward to going to."

Tickets for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports are available now by visiting www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606.

For the latest updates plus event and schedule information, go to www.WorldofOutlaws.com. Follow the World of Outlaws on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws and on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws.

 

 

 

 

New Tracks, Expanded Events Highlight 2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule

Three tracks to welcome Greatest Show on Dirt for first time as Stockton, Cedar Lake, Williams Grove add race days to Outlaw weekends

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - Dec. 4, 2014 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series revealed today its 2015 schedule featuring 92 events running from February to November at 59 tracks in 23 states and three Canadian provinces.

This upcoming season the series will return after absences to Placerville (Calif.) Speedway, Dakota State Fair Speedway in Huron, S.D., Weedsport (N.Y.) Speedway, and Brockville (Ontario) Speedway. It will also make its first visits to Granite City Speedway near St. Cloud, Minn., Crawford County Speedway in Denison, Iowa, and Utica-Rome Speedway in Vernon, N.Y.

"The schedule for the upcoming season represents another busy year for the World of the Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series," said World of Outlaws CEO Brian Carter. "Coming off of one of the most successful seasons in series history, we have more two-day destination events than we have had in a long time and are looking forward to the great potential of the year ahead."

The season kicks-off Feb. 13-15 at the DIRTcar Nationals presented by Summit Racing Equipment at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla. The series then heads west for two nights in Las Vegas followed by its only visit to Arizona at USA Raceway in Tucson and a big swing through California that runs through mid-April and includes the now two-day FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track on March 21-22.

Golden State native Brad Sweet, the 2014 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, will play host to the series on April 8 when the Outlaws invade Placerville Speedway for the first time since 1992. It will mark fifth event in World of Outlaws history at the quarter-mile track.

For the second consecutive season, the Outlaws return to the birthplace of the series, Devil's Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas, for the Texas Outlaw Nationals on April 24 and 25, then head to the Midwest for the first time of the year for races in Oklahoma, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio.

The series' first swing through the Northeast includes a return to Lincoln Speedway, the Morgan Cup Challenge at Williams Grove and a return to Weedsport Speedway for the first time since 1993.

A race back through the Midwest is highlighted by the Boot Hill Showdown at Dodge City Raceway Park, where Tommie Estes was named promoter of the year in 2014, then followed by the two-day Cedar Lake Outlaw Showdown at Cedar Lake Speedway on July 11 and 12. The Outlaws will compete for two, $10,000-to-win features at the New Richmond, Wis., track, marking another new weekend destination event to the schedule.

The 'Month of Money' once again kicks off at the annual Brad Doty Classic at Limaland Motorsports Park in Lima, Ohio on July 15 before heading to Eldora Speedway for the Kings Royal weekend and a second swing through Pennsylvania, Canada and the Midwest. The celebrated month wraps-up with the Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Aug. 7-8 and the $150,000-to-win Knoxville Nationals on Aug. 12-15.

Canada welcomes the Outlaws north of the border for five dates in 2015. The first swing begins July 28 at Ohsweken Speedway in Ohsweken, Ont., before heading east to Brockville (Ontario) Speedway in and Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, Que., near Montreal. The Outlaws return to Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Aug. 28-29 for the Oil City Cup. Defending series champion Donny Schatz will be aiming to repeat his incredible Canadian sweep from last season that helped to propel him to his sixth World of Outlaws crown.

The Outlaws will sweep through the West Coast for a second time in August and September, with events at Skagit Speedway north of Seattle, Grays Harbor Speedway just west of Olympia, Wash., Cottage Grove Speedway near Eugene, Ore., Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., and Antioch Speedway between Oakland and Stockton.

As the championship battle hits the stretch run in October, the series will take on a newly expanded three-day National Open at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa.

"The National Open is already one of the biggest events on the World of Outlaws schedule," Carter said. "With a passionate fan base and a storied facility, we are excited for the opportunity to help make this great event even better."

Finally, in what has become one of the most anticipated dates on the schedule, the season concludes Nov. 5-6-7 at the Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, where the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series joins the World of Outlaws Late Models and Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modifieds for three nights of action to decide the championship winners in each of the three series.

Tickets for many of the events are on sale now at www.WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets. Future ticket opportunities will be announced as they come available.

For the latest updates plus event and schedule information, go to www.WorldofOutlaws.com. Follow the World of Outlaws on Twitter @WorldofOutlaws and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws.

2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule

Date Day Track City
Feb. 13 Friday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
Feb. 14 Saturday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
Feb. 15 Sunday Volusia Speedway Park Barberville, FL
       
March 4 Wednesday The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
March 5 Thursday The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV
March 7 Saturday USA Raceway Tucson, AZ
March 13 Friday Thunderbowl Raceway Tulare, CA
March 14 Saturday Thunderbowl Raceway Tulare, CA
March 21 Saturday Stockton Dirt Track Stockton, CA
March 22 Sunday Stockton Dirt Track Stockton, CA
March 27 Friday Merced Speedway Merced, CA
March 28 Saturday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
March 29 Sunday Antioch Speedway Antioch, CA
       
April 8 Wednesday Placerville Speedway Placerville, CA
April 11 Saturday Calistoga Speedway Calistoga, CA
April 12 Sunday Calistoga Speedway Calistoga, CA
April 17 Friday Kings Speedway Hanford, CA
April 18 Saturday Perris Auto Speedway Perris, CA
April 24 Friday Devil's Bowl Speedway Mesquite, TX
April 25 Saturday Devil's Bowl Speedway Mesquite, TX
       
May 1 Friday Salina Highbanks Speedway Salina, OK
May 2 Saturday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
May 3 Sunday Tri-State Speedway Haubstadt, IN
May 8 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
May 9 Saturday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
May 13 Wednesday Lincoln Speedway Abbottstown, PA
May 15 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
May 16 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
May 17 Sunday Weedsport Speedway Weedsport, NY
May 19 Tuesday New Egypt Speedway New Egypt, NJ
May 22 Friday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
May 25 Monday Lawrenceburg Speedway Lawrenceburg, IN
May 29 Friday Attica Raceway Park Attica, OH
May 30 Saturday I-96 Raceway Lake Odessa, MI
       
June 2 Tuesday Kokomo Speedway Kokomo, IN
June 5 Friday I-80 Speedway Greenwood, NE
June 6 Saturday Lakeside Speedway Kansas City, KS
June 12 Friday Crawford County Speedway Denison, IA
June 13 Saturday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
June 14 Sunday Huset's Speedway Brandon, SD
June 16 Tuesday Granite City Speedway Sauk Rapids, MN
June 19 Friday River Cities Speedway Grand Forks, ND
June 20 Saturday Dakota State Fair Speedway Huron, SD
June 26 Friday 34 Raceway Burlington, IA
June 27 Saturday Beaver Dam Raceway Beaver Dam, WI
       
July 3 Friday Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, KS
July 4 Saturday Dodge City Raceway Park Dodge City, KS
July 11 Saturday Cedar Lake Speedway New Richmond, WI
July 12 Sunday Cedar Lake Speedway New Richmond, WI
July 15 Wednesday Limaland Motorsports Park Lima, OH
July 17 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
July 18 Saturday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
July 21 Tuesday Lernerville Speedway Sarver, PA
July 24 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
July 25 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
July 26 Sunday Lebanon Valley Speedway West Lebanon, NY
July 28 Tuesday Ohsweken Speedway Ohsweken, ONT
July 31 Friday Brockville Ontario Speedway Brockville, ONT
       
Aug. 1 Saturday Autodrome Drummond Drummondville, QUE
Aug. 7 Friday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
Aug. 8 Saturday Federated Raceway at I-55 Pevely, MO
Aug. 12 Wednesday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 13 Thursday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 14 Friday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 15 Saturday Knoxville Raceway Knoxville, IA
Aug. 18 Tuesday Junction Motor Speedway McCool Junction, NE
Aug. 21 Friday River Cities Speedway Grand Forks, ND
Aug. 23 Sunday Nodak Speedway Minot, ND
Aug. 28 Friday Castrol Raceway Edmonton, ALB
Aug. 29 Saturday Castrol Raceway Edmonton, ALB
       
Sept. 4 Friday Skagit Speedway Alger, WA
Sept. 5 Saturday Skagit Speedway Alger, WA
Sept. 7 Monday Grays Harbor Raceway Elma, WA
Sept. 9 Wednesday Cottage Grove Speedway Cottage Grove, OR
Sept. 11 Friday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
Sept. 12 Saturday Silver Dollar Speedway Chico, CA
Sept. 13 Sunday Antioch Speedway Antioch, CA
Sept. 18 Friday Clay County Fair Speedway Spencer, IA
Sept. 19 Saturday Deer Creek Speedway Spring Valley, MN
Sept. 25 Friday Eldora Speedway Rossburg, OH
Sept. 26 Saturday Berlin Raceway Marne, MI
       
Oct. 1 Thursday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 2 Friday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 3 Saturday Williams Grove Speedway Mechanicsburg, PA
Oct. 10 Saturday Rolling Wheels Raceway Park Elbridge, NY
Oct. 16 Friday TBA  
Oct. 17 Saturday TBA  
Oct. 24 Saturday Port Royal Speedway Port Royal, PA
Oct. 25 Sunday Utica-Rome Speedway Vernon, NY
       
Nov. 5 Thursday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
Nov. 6 Friday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC
Nov. 7 Saturday The Dirt Track at Charlotte Concord, NC

 

The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, Mobil 1, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

 

 

CBS Sports Network Returns World of Outlaws Racing to Primetime Spotlight on Sunday Evenings in December

NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week kicks off coverage at 6 p.m. ET on Sunday,
Dec. 7, followed on consecutive Sundays by Bad Boy Buggies World Finals

CONCORD, N.C. - Dec. 3, 2014 - CBS Sports Network kicks off three consecutive weeks of broadcast coverage at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, with NAPA Auto Parts Super DIRT Week featuring the Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series.

Veteran play-by-play broadcaster Dave Rieff joins color analyst Shane Andrews, the voice of the Super DIRTcar Series, as well as reporters Tony Bokhoven and Bob Dillner to deliver all of action in a two-hour CBS Sports Spectacular showcase from Big-Block Modified racing's biggest annual event.

On Sunday, Dec. 14, and Sunday, Dec. 21, the Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals takes center stage at 5 p.m. ET for three hour shows. The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Super DIRTcar Big-Block Modified Series invade the sold-out Dirt Track at Charlotte for the electric, crowd-rousing 2014 season finale weekend.

Rieff and Andrews are joined in the booth by sprint car hall-of-famer Brad Doty as Bokhoven and Bobby Gerould cover the action in the pits.

CBS Sports Network is available across the United States through local cable, video and telco providers and via satellite on DirecTV Channel 221 and Dish Network Channel 158. In Canada, CBS Sports Network is available on Cogeco (744), Bell Express Vue (HD 1432, SD 413), Rogers (416), BellAliant (479), Sasktel (425) and Eastlink (134). For more information, including a full programming schedule and how to get CBS Sports Network, go to www.cbssportsnetwork.com.

World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Sunday Broadcast Schedule on CBS Sports Network

DATE  TIME  SHOW

Dec. 7, 2014  6 p.m.Eastern   NAPA Auto Parts Super Dirt Week XLIII at the New York State Fairgrounds

Dec. 14, 2014  5 p.m.Eastern   Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

Dec. 21, 2014  5 p.m.Eastern   Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte

About World of Outlaws & DIRTcar Racing

The World of Outlaws ® and DIRTcar™ Racing, based in Concord, N.C., are leaders in the sanctioning and promotion of dirt track auto racing, operating the three highest profile national touring series for dirt track racing in the North America: the World of Outlaws® STP Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series(SM), and the Super DIRTcar Series™ Big-Block Modified Series. In addition, DIRTcar™ Racing sanctions more than 4,900 local and regional dirt track racing events in the United States and Canada at 126 tracks each year. Also, DIRTVision.com ® broadcasts all World of Outlaws ® and Super DIRTcar Series ™ events over the Internet to fans around the world. To learn more about the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing, click WorldRacingGroup.com .

 

 

 

 

At A Glance: Numbers Tell the Story of the 2014 Season

A look at the final statistics of the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season

 

 

 

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 19, 2014 - The 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season drew to a close at World Finals. Daryn Pittman and Brian Brown scored the final two wins of the year as Donny Schatz wrapped up his sixth series championship.

From the end of full-time Outlaws competition for two legends, Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell, to the first wins of seven different drivers, the 2014 season is defined in part by the numbers.

· 11,236 - the number of points Steve Kinser scored during his 1991 championship run - the previous record for the most points ever scored in a single season. In 2014, Donny Schatz broke that record with 12,427 points.

· 173 - the total number of career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series wins for Donny Schatz.

· 98 - the percentage of events completed during the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season. There were only two rainouts all season.

· 88 - the number of features completed during the 2014 season.

· 49 - the car number for Brad Sweet, the 2014 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year

· 26 - the number of wins Donny Schatz has accumulated throughout the season. It is the winningest single season of his career.

· 24 - the number of quick times Joey Saldana has scored during the 2014 season

· 24 - the number of different winners during the 2014 season - a record for the series.

· 20 - This season was the first since Steve Kinser's 2002 and 2003 seasons that the series has seen a driver score back-to-back 20+ win seasons.

· 6 - the number of World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championships Donny Schatz has accumulated throughout his career.

· 7 - the number of first-time winners during the 2014 season (Rico Abreu, Christopher Bell, Ryan Smith, Carson Macedo, Roger Crockett, Jonathan Allard and Brian Brown).

· 3 - Donny Schatz's position on the list of winningest drivers in series history

· 2 - the number of high-profile retirements this season. The two winningest drivers in the series history, Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell wrapped up their full-time driving careers in 2014.

· .005 - Kerry Madsen's win margin over Kyle Hirst at Antioch Speedway - the closest finish in Outlaw history.

ABOUT 2015 TICKETS
Renewal and select regular event tickets are currently on sale for 2015 events at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/Tickets or by calling 1-877-395-8606.

DRIVER INFO
The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Cody Darrah - CodyDarrah.com
David Gravel - DavidGravel89g.com
Kraig Kinser - KraigKinser.com
Steve Kinser - SteveKinser.com
Kerry Madsen - KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan - PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman - DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana - JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Logan Schuchart - Shark1s.com
Donny Schatz - DonnySchatz.com
Jason Sides - SidesMotorsports.com
Brad Sweet - Bradsweetracing.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

SEASON WINNERS: Donny Schatz - 26 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6, Devil's Bowl Speedway on April 19, Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 27, I-96 Speedway on May 31, River Cities Speedway on June 20, 34 Raceway on June 27, Cedar Lake Speedway on June 29, Lernerville Speedway on July 15, Autodrome Drummond on July 26, Cornwall Motor Speedway on July 27, Ohsweken Speedway on July 29, Knoxville Raceway on Aug. 9, Junction Motor Speedway on Aug. 12, Nodak Speedway on Aug. 17, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 22 and Aug. 23, Skagit Speedway on Aug. 29 and Aug. 30, Grays Harbor Raceway on Sept. 1, Kokomo Speedway on Sept. 16, Terre Haute Action Track on Sept. 17, Bloomington Speedway on Sept. 26, Berlin Raceway on Sept. 27, Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on Oct. 12, Fremont Speedway on Oct. 19); Daryn Pittman - 14 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14, Calistoga Speedway on April 6, Devil's Bowl Speedway on April 19, Williams Grove Speedway on May 16 and May 17, Orange County Fair Speedway, May 18, New Egypt Speedway, May 20, Dodge City Raceway Park on July 4 and 5, Lincoln Speedway on July 17, Fulton Speedway on July 23, River Cities Speedway on Aug. 15, Southern Oregon Speedway on Sept. 3 and The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Nov. 7); Joey Saldana - 7 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 12, Salina Highbanks on April 25, The Dirt Track at Charlotte on May 23, I-80 Speedway on June 6, Jackson Speedway on June 13, Eldora Speedway on Sept. 19 and Lernerville Speedway on Sept. 20); Kerry Madsen - 6 (Stockton Dirt track on March 22, El Paso Speedway Park on April 15, Lakeside Speedway on June 7, Eldora Speedway on July 12 and Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Aug. 3 and Antioch Speedway on Sept. 8); David Gravel - 5 (Merced Speedway on March 28, Eldora Speedway on May 3, Wilmot Raceway on May 9, Lebanon Valley Speedway on July 20 and Williams Grove Speedway on Oct. 5); Paul McMahan - 5 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 5, Tri-State Speedway on May 10, Limaland Motorsports Park on July 9, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Aug. 1 and Deer Creek Speedway on Sept. 13); Brad Sweet - 5 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Tucson International Raceway on March 8, Calistoga Speedway on April 5, Knoxville Raceway on June 14 and Beaver Dam Raceway on June 28); Cody Darrah - 2 (Kings Speedway on April 11 and Lernerville Speedway on July 15); Shane Stewart - 2 (Eldora Speedway on May 2 and Willamette Speedway on Sept. 2);Sammy Swindell - 2 (Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on April 26 and Eldora Speedway on July 11);Rico Abreu - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 15); Jonathan Allard - 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway, Sept. 6); Christopher Bell - 1 (Jacksonville Speedway on May 7); Brian Brown - 1 (The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Nov. 9); Dale Blaney - 1 (Attica Raceway Park on May 30); Roger Crockett - 1 (I-94 Speedway on June 21); Lance Dewease - 1 (July 20 at Williams Grove Speedway); Greg Hodnett - 1 (July 18 at Williams Grove Speedway); Mark Dobmeier - 1 (Huset's Speedway on July 2); Kraig Kinser - 1 (Clay County Fair Speedway on Sept. 12);Steve Kinser - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16); Carson Macedo - 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway on Sept. 5); Ryan Smith - 1 (Port Royal Speedway on Oct. 25); Stevie Smith - 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 14).

LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws.

UP NEXT: The 2015 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season kicks off on Feb. 13-15 during DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Florida.

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5's

Top 10's

QT

1

15

Donny Schatz

12427

0

26

63

80

8

2

9

Daryn Pittman

12146

-281

14

50

76

6

3

51

Paul McMahan

11930

-497

5

42

75

10

4

29

Kerry Madsen

11780

-647

6

44

69

7

5

71M

Joey Saldana

11725

-702

7

37

60

24

6

49

Brad Sweet

11499

-928

5

29

59

2

7

4

Cody Darrah

11063

-1364

2

17

44

4

8

11

Steve Kinser

10813

-1614

1

11

40

0

9

11k

Kraig Kinser

10483

-1944

1

7

30

0

10

83

David Gravel

10460

-1967

5

25

53

11