World of Outlaw Late Models

Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new WoOLM schedule!

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Time to ring in 2019 with the release of the new tour schedule! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Dec. 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2019 tour will span 47 races at 36 total tracks in 16 states and includes nine new venues to the schedule, shown below. The season kicks off on Feb. 8-9 with the Winter Freeze IX at the Screven Motorsports Complex for a two-night show in Sylvania, GA before heading down to Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, FL for the 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals, Feb.…

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2018 WoOLMs Marquee Events Are Back in ’19, Sharon Added To Schedule

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2018 marquee events are back in 2019, in addition to a brand new race at Sharon Speedway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 19, 2018 - The 2019 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour will feature some of the biggest fan-favorite events in Dirt Late Model racing. While the full schedule will be released in early December, series officials are eager to share a series of monthly destination events, including a new, two-day Labor Day weekend race at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio. It all gets rolling with the Winter Freeze on…

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Bloomquist dominates Saturday’s field for Outlaw win, Marlar picks up first ever Series title at Charlotte

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Scott Bloomquist dominates Saturday's field for 32nd-career Outlaw win, Marlar takes sixth and his first ever Series title at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 – What once started earlier this year, all the way back in February at the Volusia Speedway Park for the DIRTcar Nationals is now complete. The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series wrapped up its 30th Anniversary tour on Saturday night at the Dirt Track at Charlotte in the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am, where Scott Bloomquist won his…

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Sheppard Scores in Friday’s Feature at Charlotte

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Sheppard Scores in Friday's Feature at Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 3, 2018 - The Friday portion of the 2018 World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road at the Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway was finally completed on Saturday afternoon, after it was rescheduled from Friday night due to the city of Charlotte’s curfew. Brandon Sheppard collected his 13th win of the season and inched closer to a repeat championship, still to be decided in the Saturday portion. 2006 Series Champion Tim McCreadie gave “The Rocket Shepp” a…

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Friday’s WoOLM feature event is set! …to be run on Saturday afternoon

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Friday's feature event is set! ...to be run on Saturday afternoon Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 2, 2018 - Night number two of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway got off to a delayed start on Friday night, as rain around the Concord area delayed the show’s start time until just after 8 p.m. World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series action kicked off right after the Super DIRTcar Series Last Chace Showdown races, where Chris Madden, Scott Bloomquist, Tim…

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package

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DIRTVision and DirtonDirt.com Announce Blockbuster Late Model Broadcast Package Story By: Cristina Cordova/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Nov. 2, 2018 — DIRTvision and DirtonDirt.com - the two biggest names in live video streaming - announced today a broadcast partnership with the aim to provide live broadcast coverage of every World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series event on the 2019 season schedule, as well as the entire, grueling DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour. “This season’s effort to ramp up the DIRTVision schedule and offer every Sprint Car Series race live was a huge success we wanted to build…

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Clanton sets Friday’s fast time, Marlar sets Saturday’s… for now in WoO LM’s

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Clanton sets Friday's fast time, Marlar sets Saturday's... for now. Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – November 1, 2018 – Night one of the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am Off Road from The Dirt Track at Charlotte got off to a great start on Thursday afternoon, with Super DIRTcar Series qualifying sessions rolling onto the track promptly at 3:45. Things didn’t end very well for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, though, as their final qualifying session of the evening was halted by Mother Nature. Everything else in…

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World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

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Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – October 30, 2018 —The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will kick off this week at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, determining the champions for the three premier dirt racing series in the country: the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. More than $250,000 in prizes will be presented at the Dirt Track at Charlotte this weekend for the World…

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Tyler Erb and Mike Marlar put on a last-lap showdown while Sheppard and Madden acknowledge their tight points race

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Tyler Erb and Mike Marlar put on a last-lap showdown while Sheppard and Madden acknowledge their tight points race Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs CHILLICOTHE, OH - Sept. 29, 2018 - Getting that first win on a national tour for most young guns usually takes a lot of time and frustration. Doing it again, however, is very different, let alone on the very next night. Most people would never have bet that “Terbo” Tyler Erb would sweep both nights of the Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway before this weekend, and yet, he did, taking the race lead away from runner-up Mike…

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden’s effort to win his first Late Model National Open

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Mother Nature stays away from the track and Chris Madden's effort to win his first Late Model National Open Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SELINSGROVE, PA - Sept. 22, 2018 - The track was fast and the time was right for Chris “Smokey” Madden on Saturday night at the Selinsgrove Speedway for the 20th running of the Late Model National Open, as he picked up his eighth win of 2018 and 24th career all-time with the World of Outlaws. Re-drawing the outside pole after winning his heat race, Madden took control of the Sears Craftsman Feature on…

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming!

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The World of Outlaws World Finals Are Coming! Only six races remain on the schedule, but the action is far from over as the Series prepares for Charlotte Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 15, 2018 - It’s been a long and grueling season for the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models, traveling to 28 tracks across 18 different states for a total of 36 races. Of the 49 events on the official Series schedule, seven were cancelled by inclement weather or scheduling conflicts, 36 have been completed and only six remain. The Series…

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Marlar Mauls Port Royal WoOLM Field

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Marlar Mauls Port Royal WoOLM Field Story By: World of Outlaws Late Models Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Being that it's his first full year on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour, it makes sense that there's a few tracks on the schedule where it's fair to say Mike Marlar is not the most experienced driver in the pit area. Prior to Saturday night’s event, Marlar had never raced at the Port Royal Speedway. But he walked out of the night a winner – something not a lot of drivers can say they’ve done the first time they…

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Dramatic World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Point Battle Arrives At Georgetown August 16

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Dramatic World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Point Battle Arrives At Georgetown Speedway August 16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – A dramatic championship battle is underway on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. And Georgetown Speedway is the national tour’s next destination. This Thursday (August 16), the WoO Late Model contingent hits the Georgetown banked half-mile for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ offering $10,000 to win and $700 to take the green flag from a total pay structure of more than $40,000! Entering Thursday night, Chris Madden (4,296 points) leads Mike…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Invade Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Invade Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16: $10,000 to Win! Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The Outlaws are coming! The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series invades Georgetown Speedway on Thursday, August 16 for the ‘Fulton Bank 40’ paying a massive $10,000 to win for 40 laps around the Sussex County half-mile oval. The series makes its only visit to the region with primary sponsorship once again from Fulton Bank. Last season, Ohio’s Devon Moran picked up the victory and accompanying 10k by fending off the advances…

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Marlar Dominates Deer Creek Speedway

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Marlar Dominates Deer Creek Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com Spring Valley, MN– June 7, 2018– Mike Marlar was in a league of his own on Saturday night at Deer Creek Speedway for the 39th Annual Gopher 50 sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Marlar set fast time, claimed his heat win and dominated the 24-car field during the 50-lap Sears Craftsman Feature en route to his third Series win of 2018. With this win, Marlar sits only two points shy (or one position in the feature) from overthrowing Chris Madden for the lead…

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Fulton Bank to Sponsor World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Visit to Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16

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Fulton Bank to Sponsor World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Visit to Delaware’s Georgetown Speedway Thursday, August 16 Story By: Brett Deyo/Georgetown Speedway Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com GEORGETOWN, DE – The nationally known World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will storm into Sussex County, Delaware on Thursday, August 16. For the second consecutive year, Georgetown Speedway will host the country’s best Super Late Model drivers in their only visit to the region. And once again, Fulton Bank will play a key role in the event. Fulton Bank has renewed its title sponsorship of the $10,000-to-win, 40-lap event which…

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Farley Speedway Promotions Grant Fans With Unique Access to World of Outlaws Stars

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Farley Speedway Promotions Grant Fans With Unique Access to World of Outlaws Stars Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FARLEY, IA – June 19, 2018 – For the first time ever in the state of Iowa, dirt Late Model fans will be granted unprecedented access to the stars of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Every ticket purchased in advance for the World of Outlaws events at Dubuque Speedway on July 6 and Farley Speedway on Aug. 6 will come with a free fan pit pass. With special access to the pit area, fans will be…

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Brandon Sheppard Prevails at Wayne County Speedway

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Brandon Sheppard Prevails at Wayne County Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WOOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff ORRVILLE, OH – June 16, 2018– During the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series fifth appearance at Wayne County Speedway, Brandon Sheppard collected his fifth Series win of the 2018 season. The Rocket1 Racing driver also became the first-ever repeat winner of the event. Sheppard had a stand-out night at the 3/8-mile in Orrville, Ohio collecting the PFC Brakes Fast Time Award, his heat win and ultimately the $10,000-to-win Sears Craftsman Feature. Furthermore, Sheppard and his team proved to be on the rebound of…

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Marlar Rocks Ransomville Speedway Return

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Marlar Rocks Ransomville Speedway Return Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS RANSOMVILLE, NY – June 15, 2018 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returned to Ransomville Speedway for the first time in 13 years on Friday evening and the Sears Craftsman Feature proved to be worth the wait. The 50-lap event saw three different race leaders but it was Mike Marlar who claimed the victory and the $10,000 payday. The driver out of Winfield, TN commandeered the lead of the feature with only 10 laps remaining in the event bypassing Brandon Sheppard, Chase Junghans, Chris Madden and Chub Frank…

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Contact at Stateline Speedway Causes Controversy Between Sheppard and Madden

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Contact at Stateline Speedway Causes Controversy Between Sheppard and Madden Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Eileen Shrey/WoOLMs BUSTI, NY – June 14, 2018 – Brandon Sheppard collected his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season at Stateline Speedway on Thursday evening. The New Berlin, IL driver hijacked the lead from Chris Madden on lap 35 after a restart. As the drivers headed into turn two, contact was made ultimately sending Madden in a 180-degree spin and to a complete stop. Madden, who had led every lap up until that point, was then sent…

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World of Outlaws vs. DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals

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World of Outlaws vs. DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals Two star-studded shootouts will cap off the month of June Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – June 11, 2018 ­– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and DIRTcar Racing Summer Nationals stars get set to collide for two thrilling shootouts to cap off the month of June. The battle between the best Late Model drivers in the country begins at Terre Haute Action Track in Terre Haute, IN on June 29 and leads to Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on June…

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Firecracker 100 Kickball Game, Raffle and Auction Benefit LUNGevity Foundation

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Firecracker 100 Kickball Game, Raffle and Auction Benefit LUNGevity Foundation Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– June 4, 2018–The 12th annual Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway is just around the corner. Both fans and drivers look forward to three days of racing and three times the party. The party starts on Thursday, June 21, continues on Friday, June, 22 and concludes on Saturday, June 23. All three nights contain complete Sears Craftsman shootouts with $6,000-to-win on both Thursday and Friday. The finale event begins on Saturday as the stars of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late…

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Owens Slides Past Madden for Win at Volunteer Speedway

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Owens Slides Past Madden for Win at Volunteer Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff/WoOLMs BULLS GAP, TN – June 2, 2018 – Jimmy Owens of Newport, TN collected his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season after a thrilling feature event at Volunteer Speedway. Owens and Chris Madden battled for the lead for the majority of the race until Owens successfully completed the pass on lap 47 of the 50-lap Sears Craftsman Feature. The Newport Nightmare's victory brought the crowd to its feet in jubilation. “Man, it was an awesome, awesome…

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Hedgecock Collects First-Ever World of Outlaws Win

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Cory Hedgecock Collects First-Ever World of Outlaws Win Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick Neff/WoOLMs SEYMOUR, TN- June 1, 2018- On Friday evening, Cory Hedgecock collected the biggest win of his career in front of a packed house at 411 Motor Speedway. The Loudon, TN driver etched his name on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series All-Time Wins list alongside the greatest Late Model drivers in history. “I knew if I ever had a chance at winning one of these races, it was no doubt going to be here,” said Hedgecock. “I am tickled to death... This…

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016

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World of Outlaws Return to Iowa for First Time Since 2016 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 18, 2018– After a one year hiatus from Iowa, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns to the Hawkeye State three times in 2018, including stops at Dubuque Speedway on July 6, Davenport Speedway on July 24, and Farley Speedway on August 6. As part of the Series’ 30th commemorative anniversary season, the Outlaws are returning to several tracks visited in the early years. Davenport Speedway and Farley Speedway both made their debuts with the World…

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Final Pass Through Tennessee in 2018 for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series

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Final Pass Through Tennessee in 2018 for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 18, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series kicks off the month of June in Tennessee for two thrilling 50-lap $10,000-to-win feature events. The Series’ final stop in the Volunteer State this season will begin on June 1 at Seymour, Tennessee’s 411 Motor Speedway and will conclude in Bulls Gap, TN at Volunteer Speedway on June 2. As part of the Series’ 30th commemorative anniversary season, the Outlaws will invade new territory with…

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19

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World of Outlaws Get Set for Outlaw Invasion at Atomic Speedway on May 18-19 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CHILLICOTHE, OH– May 15, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series gets set for a doubleheader weekend of two complete $10,000-to-win shows at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio on May 18-19 for the Outlaw Invasion. Last year, Devin Moran collected his first-ever World of Outlaws win at the 3/8-mile dirt track. “It was definitely pretty cool just for the simple fact that it was in my home state and I like that place a lot,” said…

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory

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Jimmy Owens Lands First in Flight 100 Victory Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com FAYETTEVILLE, NC– May 12, 2018– Jimmy Owens outran the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series regulars at Fayetteville Motor Speedway to claim a $25,001 payday during the inaugural First in Flight 100 presented by Hoker Trucking. The veteran driver of Newport, TN also collected an extra $2,001 on Friday evening after winning the 10-lap “Big C Dash for Cash” which honored the late Carlton Lamm. “This works out great because we were kind of up in arms about even coming and Jim [Long]…

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Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons

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Chub Frank Officially Retires from World of Outlaws Competition After 14 Consecutive Seasons Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 9, 2018– After more than 14 consecutive seasons together, Chub Frank has officially retired from competition with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Frank has entered every World of Outlaws event since the Series rekindled in 2004 (except for two races due to an injury). Over the years, Frank has collected 16 World of Outlaws wins, with his first win being on April 23, 2004 in his home state of Pennsylvania at Lernerville…

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Mike Marlar Tames Cherokee Speedway

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Mike Marlar Tames Cherokee Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com GAFFNEY, SC– May 4, 2018– Mike Marlar claimed his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the 2018 season on Friday at Cherokee Speedway in front of a full house. The Winfield Warrior led all 50-laps of the Craftsman Club Feature en route to a $10,000 payday. “Getting that first win behind you is a big thing. It’s a confidence booster and lets you know you’re doing the right things,” said Marlar in Victory Lane. “Ronny Delk, my car owner, man, he just an…

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Brandon Sheppard bags his third Series win of 2018 at Lavonia Speedway

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Brandon Sheppard bags his third Series win of 2018 at Lavonia Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com LAVONIA, GA– May 3, 2018– Brandon Sheppard led flag-to-flag in front of a packed house at Lavonia Speedway to claim his third World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series feature win of the 2018 season. The New Berlin, Ill. driver entered the event at Lavonia 40-points behind Chris Madden in the Series point standings. Unfortunately for Madden, on the half-way mark of the feature he suffered from a broken rear end which took him out of the remainder of the…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Gear Up for Triple Header Weekend Down South

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Gear Up for Triple Header Weekend Down South Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– May 1, 2018– The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series continues its swing through the South this week with three stops at three separate tracks: Lavonia Speedway in Lavonia, GA on May 3; Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, SC on May 4; and the annual Billy Clanton Classic at Senoia Raceway in Senoia, GA on May 5. The triple-header multi-track weekend will kick off a busy month of May for the World of Outlaws. Georgia-natives…

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McDowell Rebounds for Tennessee Tipoff Finale

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McDowell Rebounds for Tennessee Tipoff Finale Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 28, 2018­– The fifth annual Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway concluded on Saturday evening where Dale McDowell led flag-to-flag in the 50-lap main event to claim the $10,000 check and collect his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of the 2018 season. Just one night prior, the driver of Chickamauga, GA was forced to retire early on lap 33 due to extensive damage on the No.17m. “Everybody worked hard on it last night and today,” said McDowell. “Shane (McDowell)…

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Chris “Smokey” Madden Collects First Series Win of 2018 at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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Chris "Smokey" Madden Collects First Series Win of 2018 at Smoky Mountain Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Chris Dolack/WoOLMs Maryville, TN- April 27, 2018- Chris “Smokey” Madden swept the evening at Smoky Mountain Speedway for the first of two nights for the 5th annual Tennessee Tipoff. The driver of the Barry Wright Race Cars House Car claimed the PFC Fast Time award, his heat win and led all 50 laps of the Craftsman Club Feature. “We’ve had a great racecar all night ever since we unloaded,” said Madden in Victory Lane. “We were off just a little when…

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Outlaws Set to Kick Off Smoky Mountain Speedway’s 2018 Season

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Outlaws Set to Kick Off Smoky Mountain Speedway’s 2018 Season Tennessee Tipoff goes green Friday and Saturday, Thursday’s practice canceled Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 25, 2018– The Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway will kick off on Friday, April 27 and conclude on Saturday, April 28. With sun and 70-degree temperatures forecast for the weekend, excitement is high for the big event. Track officials have canceled Thursday’s open practice due to the passing thunderstorms. The doubleheader weekend will consist of complete shootouts on both nights including qualifying, heat races, Last Chance Showdowns, and…

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Several Drivers Searching for First Win of Season at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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Several Drivers Searching for First Win of Season at Smoky Mountain Speedway Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN– April 25, 2018– This past weekend Mother Nature finally showed some mercy to the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. After 62 days without being able to race due to bad weather, things certainly turned around in Meridian, MS with three beautiful days of thrilling dirt late model action. Brandon Sheppard and Billy Moyer Jr. found their way to Victory Lane on Friday and Saturday evening (April 20-21), cashing in $10,000 after the 50-lap events. This week…

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models

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Six Weeks and Nearly $600,000 On the Line for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Early season weather woes make for lucrative, action-packed April and May Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC– April 9, 2018– Mother Nature got the best of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in March, but with rescheduled events that means an even more eventful Spring! An impressive stretch of racing lies ahead of the Series with six non-stop weekends of racing visiting seven states. In six weeks’ time, the Outlaws, alongside local and regional drivers who are up for…

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Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park

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Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MERIDIAN, MS– March 23, 2018– A brand new event to the 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series schedule is fit for a queen. The Queen City Shootout at Whynot Motorsports Park in Meridian, MS will be a marquee event consisting of back-to-back 50-lap $10,000-to-win complete shows on Friday and Saturday, April 20-21. Last year during the Series’ first-ever race at the House of Hook, Brandon Sheppard battled alongside Billy Moyer and a hard-charging Timothy Culp to claim his first win of the 2017…

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Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway Postponed to April 27-28

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Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain Speedway Postponed to April 27-28 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - March 7, 2018 - Fans eager to attend the Tennessee Tipoff featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series this weekend at Smoky Mountain Speedway will have to wait a little longer than expected as track and series officials have postponed the event to April 27-28. The Tennessee Tipoff will feature the same format originally planned for this weekend, including a night of practice on Thursday, April 26 followed by two complete programs on April 27-28. Both programs…

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World of Outlaws Gear Up for Two Huge Nights at Smoky Mountain Speedway

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World of Outlaws Gear Up for Two Huge Nights at Smoky Mountain Speedway Tennessee Tipoff features two $10,000-to-win complete shows Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN - Feb. 21, 2018 - The Tennessee Tipoff on March 9-10 at Smoky Mountain Speedway is definitely going to be "two" big to miss. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will lead an expected huge field of star drivers into two, complete $10,000-to-win events. The Outlaws are coming off four consecutive nights of DIRTcar Nationals action in Florida where four different drivers found their way to Victory Lane,…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers hope to wrangle DIRTcar Nationals top prize

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It's Almost Time to Go Big Gator Hunting World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers hope to wrangle DIRTcar Nationals top prize Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC­­- Jan. 26, 2018­- The second week of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park will be headlined by dirt Late Model competition. Two nights of DIRTcar Late Models (Feb. 12-13) followed by four nights of action for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series (Feb. 14-17) are in store for the final half of the 12-day short-track racing extravaganza. A star-studded group of drivers…

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DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia

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DIRTcar Late Models Set the Stage for the World Of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series at Volusia Two DIRTcar Late Model features kick off week two of the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals Story By: Matt Prieur/DIRTcar Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 25, 2018 - When anyone in the motorsports world thinks about the start of any racing season, our minds automatically revert to palm trees and warm temperatures found in Florida in the month of February. When you're a dirt track fan, your mind wanders to the famous Gator Pond and to the fastest half-mile dirt ovals…

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone WoOLM Season

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Winter Freeze VIII at Screven Motor Speedway Opens the Door to a Milestone Season Series veterans, Championship hopefuls and Rookie of the Year contenders seek early season victories Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC­­- Jan. 12, 2018- In less than 30 days the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will embark on its 30th commemorative anniversary season at Screven Motor Speedway. This milestone year not only allows the Series to celebrate its storied past, but highlights the importance of the drivers, teams, and officials who will continue to carry the sport forward for generations to…

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Erik Grigsby Joins World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series as Race Director

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Erik Grigsby Joins World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series as Race Director Grigsby, alongside other Officials, will bring new energy to the Series and the sport Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Dec. 22, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series welcomes Erik Grigsby as the Series Race Director for the 2018 season. For the past six years, Grigsby has served as Race Director for the DIRTcar Late Model Summer Nationals and the DIRTcar Summit Racing Equipment Modified Nationals. "When I started working in racing I didn't think I would ever get to this step,"…

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47 Events Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour

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New Events, New Venues and Traditional Favorites Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour 2018 celebrates 30th anniversary of inaugural campaign Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC- Nov. 28, 2017- The 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its inaugural season with 47 races in 18 states stretching from February to November, adding new venues and huge races to its solid foundation of exciting events. In 1988, the inaugural season featured 17 races in 11 states. In 2004, the series was rekindled to push the…

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director Chris Dolack broadens focus as he shifts into Director of Marketing Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 15, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is excited to welcome one of dirt Late Model racing's most prominent proponents, Matt Curl, aboard as Series Director; while Chris Dolack, who stepped in as Series Director in the Spring of 2017, has been named Director of Marketing for the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing, focusing on event promotion. Curl, born and raised…

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason

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CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason 4 Sprint Car / 4 Late Model Events Sunday's 9pm EST; Starting November 12 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 7, 2017 - Just days after the conclusion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte and subsequently the conclusion of both the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series seasons, the World of Outlaws are excited to announce that eight races will appear on CBS Sports Network starting November 12,…

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ChampionShepp: Brandon Sheppard earns WoO LM Championship title

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC-Nov. 7, 2017- Brandon Sheppard's standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title. The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ring, and the traditional World of Outlaws trophy for his record year. Sheppard and the Rocket…

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Single-Season Wins Record Late race pass by Sheppard makes a thrilling Textron Off Road World Finals feature Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 3, 2017- Brandon Sheppard stunned the enormous crowd at the Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday after he commanded the lead of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series feature with only two laps remaining in the 50-lap event at the Textron Off Road World Finals. As the Rocket #1 passed beneath the checker flag, the packed house jumped to their feet and erupted in…

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte

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Heat Race Hustle Set For Charlotte Thursday's hustle in qualifying sets heat races for Friday and Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Nov. 2, 2017- The first night of the Textron Off Road World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte was full of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series qualifying which locked in Friday's and Saturday's heat race lineups. With an impressive 75 late models in attendance, the field was spilt into eight groups of hot laps and two groups for qualifying. Mike Marlar of Winfield, TN…

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