World of Outlaw Late Models

Keystone State’s Biggest Dirt Late Model Event Set for June 20-22 at Lernerville Speedway

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CRUSHIN’ IT: Pennsylvania’s Michael Norris Aims to Build on Firecracker Glory Keystone State’s Biggest Dirt Late Model Event Set for June 20-22 at Lernerville Speedway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA – June 13, 2019 – The spoiler on the rear of his car reads “CRUSHER” in bold, block letters with his Rocket XR1 Chassis still donning the now-iconic black/red/yellow #72 color scheme. The young gun from Sarver, PA had always dreamt of standing atop a racecar in Lernerville Speedway’s Victory Lane since he was a child. And once upon a time, that dream got fulfilled.…

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Sheppard Edges McDowell at the Stripe to Earn Rocket1 Racing’s First Career Crown Jewel at Eldora

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A DREAM COME TRUE: Sheppard Edges McDowell at the Stripe to Earn Rocket1 Racing's First Career Crown Jewel at Eldora Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick NeffROSSBURG, OH – June 8, 2017 – After decades of coming to Eldora Speedway, after numerous Dirt Late Model Dream entries and no big trophy to show for it, Mark Richards and the Rocket Chassis house team have finally put their car in Victory Lane, a winner of a crown jewel event at “The World’s Greatest Dirt Track.” Brandon Sheppard continued his season of dominance behind the wheel of the Rocket1 Racing machine…

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Dreams of Redemption Turn to Reality for Davenport and Clanton at Eldora

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Dreams of Redemption Turn to Reality for Davenport and Clanton at Eldora Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick NeffROSSBURG, OH – June 7, 2019 – Redemption seemed to be the theme of the Friday night portion of Eldora Speedway’s Dirt Late Model Dream. Jonathan Davenport, of Blairsville, GA, grabbed a feature win just one night after giving it away on the last lap, and Shane Clanton, of Zebulon, GA, dominated the competition in his feature event and went to Victory Lane for the first time in Dream action since his $100,000 win in the 2012 finale. Group A Competition…

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Eight ‘Em Up: Sheppard Bags Win #8 of the Season

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Eight 'Em Up: Sheppard Bags Win #8 of the SeasonSeries debut at Lancaster goes well for Sheppard and the locals Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Justin WilsonNo other track the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series has visited so far this year has been able to display the true rocket-like speed of the “Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard quite like Lancaster Motor Speedway did in its Series debut on Saturday night. Sheppard and his blazing speeds around this big half-mile in the Morton Buildings Feature propelled him to his eighth win of the season and 45th overall, granting…

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Overton gets his second World of Outlaws win in the Series debut at Cochran Motor Speedway

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Win Two for Number Two at CochranOverton gets his second World of Outlaws win in the Series debut at Cochran Motor Speedway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Blake Harris COCHRAN, GA – May 31, 2019 – The first track debut of the season for the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series went very well on Friday night. Warm weather, a great crowd, no threats of rain, a racy track surface… it just all seemed to come together. The same goes for home-state hero Brandon Overton, who picked up his second World of Outlaws win of the year…

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FIRECRACKER WEEKEND ON THE HORIZON; Lernerville gets set to host the 13th edition of this exciting event

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FIRECRACKER WEEKEND ON THE HORIZONLernerville gets set to host the 13th edition of this exciting event Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.comLernerville Speedway. The full pit area. The charity kickball game. The fans, full of patriotism. The party and concert. And, of course, “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet.” It’s almost time for the Firecracker 100. Last year, Michael Norris and Chris Madden each picked up a preliminary feature victory before Madden scored a $30,000 payday in dominating fashion to claim his first Firecracker 100 championship. At the time, it was Smokey’s fourth win of the…

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Another Trip Down South; More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster

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Race Week at a Glance - Another Trip Down South More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.comCONCORD, NC - May 29, 2019 - The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series takes on the challenge of two tracks new to the tour this weekend, first on Friday, May 31, at Cochran Motor Speedway and then Saturday, June 1, at Lancaster Motor Speedway. Cochran fans are no strangers to Late Model racing, as the Georgia track is host to a Crate Late Model division regularly in addition to…

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Sheppard, Weiss and Lanigan battle to an exciting finish

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Sheppard, Weiss and Lanigan battle to an exciting finish Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Rick NeffORRVILLE, OH – May 18, 2019 – If the standard length of a Morton Buildings Feature was only 45 laps instead of the usual 50, Saturday night’s race at Wayne County Speedway would have ended on a different note. Former Series Champions Brandon Sheppard and Darrell Lanigan put on what could potentially be remembered as one of the most exciting Features of the 2019 season in an incredible display of lap-after-lap, no-holds-barred battling for over 25 laps. Lanigan pounding the cushion on the top,…

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Outlaws ready to take on two challenging 3/8-mile tracks

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Outlaws ready to take on two challenging 3/8-mile tracks Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC – May 6, 2019 – Kicking off the third weekend of May, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series marches into the Buckeye State for back-to-back shows at Muskingum County Speedway on Friday, May 17, and Wayne County Speedway on Saturday, May 18. It will be a bit of a configuration change for the Outlaws, as they’ll get back to 3/8-mile racing on both days — a setup that has seen two different winners so far this year. Brandon…

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Bailes Beats the Outlaws at Cherokee

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Bailes Beats the Outlaws at Cherokee Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Blake HarrisGAFFNEY, SC – May 3, 2019 – Eleven races into 2019 and the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series has their first first-time winner of the season. Ross Bailes picked up the win and beat the Outlaws in front of his home-state crowd on Friday night at the Cherokee Speedway. Brandon Sheppard yet again scored another second-place finish, after starting fifth and chasing Bailes throughout the latter part of the race. Don O’Neal had a solid showing as well, coming from ninth and climbing to…

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Outlaw Crew Members Weigh-in on Modern Race Communications

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Outlaw Crew Members Weigh-in on Modern Race Communications Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMsCONCORD, NC — Race communication. It’s a debate topic as old as in-car radios themselves. Some forms of auto racing have long permitted the use of two-way radio communication between driver and crew. In the past, NASCAR has even gone so far as experimenting with driver-to-driver radio communication. But when it comes to the World of Outlaws and many other forms of grassroots auto racing, almost all teams and drivers agree: it’s best to just keep things simple. Simple — meaning only limited forms of driver-to-crew communication are permitted,…

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World of Outlaws Racers Trying to Keep Pace With Sheppard’s Torrid Run

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World of Outlaws Racers Trying to Keep Pace With Sheppard's Torrid Run Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Josh James/WoOLMs GAFFNEY, SC — April 12, 2019 — After a thrilling two-day Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series enters a challenging stretch of the season with back-to-back races on Friday, May 3, at Cherokee Speedway and Saturday, May 4, at Lavonia Speedway. Riding his incredible wave of success out of Illinois, 2017 Series Champion Brandon Sheppard aims to keep the pressure building on his competitors as the now-three-time Illini 100 champion heads…

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Rocket 1 Racing Scores Again, Marking Their 4th-Straight Illini 100 Title

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Rocket 1 Racing Scores Again, Marking Their 4th-Straight Illini 100 Title Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Jim DenHamer & Rick NeffFARMER CITY, IL – April 6, 2019 – They say home-field advantage really does make a difference. Rocket1 Racing pilot Brandon Sheppard made quite a backing to that statement on Saturday night, as he played his cards perfectly through the 75-lap Morton Buildings Feature to win the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Menomonie, WI-native Jimmy Mars had a very strong run inside the top-10 all night, fending off Scott James and Bobby Pierce in the closing…

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Pt. 1 of the 2019 Illini 100 Goes to Shirley

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Pt. 1 of the 2019 Illini 100 Goes to Shirley, while the rest of the field prepares for Saturday's 75-lapper Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Rick Neff/WoOLMsFARMER CITY, IL – April 5, 2019 – Team Illinois was firing on all cylinders on Friday night at Farmer City Raceway, as Chatham-native Brian Shirley bested the man from New Berlin, Brandon Sheppard, in an exciting 25-lap battle for $6,000. This marked Shirley’s sixth career win with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series, as part of the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge. Chris Madden earned his…

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Illinois Racers Aiming to Strike at Illini 100, April 5-6 at Farmer City Raceway

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Illinois Racers Aiming to Strike at Illini 100, April 5-6 at Farmer City Raceway Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.comFARMER CITY, IL — After a thrilling double-header showdown in Tennessee, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series makes a quick turnaround for one of the biggest races on its schedule — the 12th annual Illini 100 presented by Douglas Dodge at Farmer City Raceway. Brian Shirley and Brandon Sheppard were the last two drivers to taste victory with the World of Outlaws at the famed quarter-mile, marking the first time in event history where both races…

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Jimmy Owens Beats the Outlaws in Front of a Packed Home-State Crowd

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Jimmy Owens Beats the Outlaws in Front of a Packed Home-State Crowd Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim DenhamerMARYVILLE, TN — March 23, 2019 — Series Announcer Rick Eshelman called his name for the redraw, and the packed grandstands on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway emitted the loudest roar of applause heard at the track in a long time. Jimmy Owens was most definitely among the core of his large home-state Tennessee fanbase, and he cashed in big, winning the 13th World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Feature of his career and first since June 2…

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“The Rocket Shepp” Shows Prowess Again at Duck River

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"The Rocket Shepp" Shows Prowess Again at Duck River Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Jim Denhamer LEWISBURG, TN — March 22, 2019 — “The Rocket Shepp” has done it yet again. Brandon Sheppard won his 42nd Feature all-time and fifth in-a-row with the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park, holding off the rejuvenated Chase Junghans and invader Tanner English to the checkered flag. As has been the case on Sheppard’s ongoing quest of the Series’ all-time consecutive-win record, he was strong right out of the trailer. He captured Drydene Heat…

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Sheppard Takes Aim at Historic Streak This Weekend in Tennessee

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Sheppard Takes Aim at Historic Streak This Weekend in Tennessee Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — May 21, 2019 — Only six drivers in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series history have ever managed to put together a consecutive win streak of four or more. After winning four consecutive races at Volusia Speedway Park in February, “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard will go for five-in-a-row Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park and, if victorious, attempt to make it six on Saturday night at Smoky Mountain Speedway. For a bit of a history…

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Crew Members Are Unsung Heroes of World of Outlaws Lifestyle

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Crew Members Are Unsung Heroes of World of Outlaws Lifestyle Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - March 19, 2019 - Life on the road with a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series race team is always challenging. Very rarely do drivers ever race at a track near their shop, house or hometown. This weekend, teams from all over the Midwest and East Coast will converge on Tennessee for Friday’s event at Duck River Raceway Park and Saturday’s race at Smoky Mountain Speedway. Chase Junghans, his crew chief Corey Richman and the rest of…

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Sheppard Swept Volusia, But Can He Make it 5-in-a-row at The Duck?

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Sheppard Swept Volusia, But Can He Make it 5-in-a-row at The Duck? Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacerGuide.comLEWISBURG, TN – February 28, 2019 – When the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series returns to Duck River Raceway Park on Friday, March 8, it will mark the fifth time in series history “The Most Powerful Late Models on the Planet” have gone to battle on the quarter-mile clay oval. There have been four different winners in the previous four appearances, with Volunteer State native Mike Marlar becoming the first driver from Tennessee to win an Outlaw race…

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Can Jimmy Owens Top Outlaws at Newly Reconfigured Smoky Mountain Speedway?

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Can Jimmy Owens Top Outlaws at Newly Reconfigured Smoky Mountain Speedway? Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com MARYVILLE, TN – Feb. 27, 2019 – The results of a major improvement project at Smoky Mountain Speedway will greet fans and racers on Saturday, March 9, and everybody from track ownership to local hero Jimmy Owens is excited to see what happens when the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series rolls into town. As part of a two-day, double-header weekend in Tennessee, the Outlaws will make their return to Smoky Mountain for the sixth annual…

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“The Rocket Shepp” Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State

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"The Rocket Shepp" Wins His First Big Gator, Sweeps Outlaws Competition in The Sunshine State Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 16, 2019 – A Big Gator trophy and its family of four are heading back to Rocket Chassis in West Virginia as Brandon Sheppard pulled off the unthinkable on Saturday night, winning the 2019 DIRTcar Nationals Late Model championship by completing the four-race sweep of all World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series events at Volusia Speedway Park. With these victories, Sheppard now holds a DIRTcar Nationals Late Model record as the…

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Sheppard Gets the Hat Trick at Volusia

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The 2017 Series Champion is Off to a Terrific Start in 2019, as He Eyes the Big Gator Trophy on Saturday Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL — Feb. 15, 2019 — Fast fact: the last four World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series races held at the Volusia Speedway Park as part of the DIRTcar Nationals have now been won by the same driver in the same car. “The Rocket Shepp” Brandon Sheppard put on yet another powerful display of motor and muscle on Friday night, as he led 41 of 50 laps en…

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Sheppard Wins Again at Volusia

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Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMS Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 14, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series had a streak going of three different winners in three races after Wednesday night. Brandon Sheppard’s back-to-back win on Thursday night over Scott Bloomquist, Don O’Neal and Rookie of the Year contender Ricky Weiss changed all that, as he led 39 laps on his way to victory on Night 4 of Late Model Week at Volusia Speedway Park as part of the 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. Early on, the gloves were off in the…

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia

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Sheppard Shines as He Rockets to DIRTcar Nationals Victory at Volusia Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 13, 2019 – Brandon Sheppard was the third different winner in three races to start the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season, and he dominated on Wednesday night at Volusia Speedway Park’s 48th Annual DIRTcar Nationals. While “The Rocket Shepp” was in control, a wild race waged behind him. Don O’Neal had fallen as far as 16th before he hooked up and charged all the way to second while former DIRTcar Nationals champion Josh…

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races

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Winter Freeze IX, Night Two Goes to the Second Georgian in Two Races Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA – Feb. 9, 2019 – Georgia native Shane Clanton broke a year-and-a-half winless streak by dominating the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series 50-lap Feature Saturday night at Screven Motor Speedway. Clanton, the 2015 Series champion from Zebulon, GA, had gone 51 races without a win before earning his fourth victory at Screven and 43rd all-time in World of Outlaws competition, holding off Kyle Hardy and Chase Junghans to the checkered flag. According to “The…

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Night One of Winter Freeze IX Goes Wire-to-Wire for Overton

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Night One of Winter Freeze IX Goes Wire-to-Wire for Overton Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Zachary Kloosterman SYLVANIA, GA – Feb. 8, 2019 – The debut of the Morton Buildings brand across the face of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the new man in charge of its direction, Casey Shuman, left everyone wondering only one thing – how would the action on the track be at the drop of the green flag? If you weren’t in the seats of Screven Motor Speedway or watching live on DIRTVision presented by Drydene, you missed quite a show. Never…

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster

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Drydene, PFC Brakes, SRI Performance and FireAde Join as Sponsors, Brent Larson and Scott James Board the Full-Time Roster Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com SYLVANIA, GA - Feb. 6, 2019 - With just two days remaining before the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series season opener at Screven Motor Speedway, lots of new storylines are unfolding as many teams partake in the Florida-Georgia Speedweeks action and prepare for an exciting season ahead. The World of Outlaws brand has also been making immense preparations to bring out the best in its drivers, crews, and fans,…

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws

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Dennis Erb Sides With the Outlaws! The 3-time Summer Nationals Champion Aims for His First World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Title Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photo By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Jan. 30, 2019 — Dennis Erb Jr. has raced in Georgia and Florida before, but when he heads south from his native Illinois to Screven Motor Speedway next weekend, he’ll be starting his first season as a full-time driver on the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tour. Erb, 46, is already legendary as a DIRTcar Summer Nationals competitor. He’s won the championship…

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He’s a champion. He’s an original ‘Dirty Dozen’ Outlaw. And now, he’s back.

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He's a champion. He's an original 'Dirty Dozen' Outlaw. And now, he's back. Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC — Jan. 25, 2019 — Darrell Lanigan is back. He’s a three-time World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series champion with 72 career Series victories, and in 2019, he’s aiming to make more history on the tour, full-time, starting Feb. 8-9 at Screven Motor Speedway. Lanigan sits only four wins and one championship away from tying Josh Richards for the all-time Series lead in both categories. After racing throughout the country for the past three years…

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WoOLM’s to do battle in The Sunshine State

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WoOLM's to do battle in The Sunshine State! Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com BARBERVILLE, FL - Jan. 23, 2019 - Lanigan. Bloomquist. Richards. Clanton. Moyer. These are just a few of the legendary names in dirt Late Model racing history who have made their mark on the famed Volusia Speedway Park. The warm Florida temperatures, the palm trees, the Big Gator trophies and the roar of thousands of people when the checkered flag falls after each of the 12-straight nights of racing is what keeps drivers and fans coming back for more every year. Forty-seven years of competition…

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor

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Morton Buildings Joins the World of Outlaws Late Model Family as Title Sponsor Story By: Cristina Cordova/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Jan. 10, 2019 - The World of Outlaws announced today that Morton Buildings, the premium steel building construction company in the country, is building on its involvement in dirt track racing by becoming title sponsor of the Late Model series, now the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series. "Morton Buildings has been an amazing partner over the past four seasons, and we are honored to have them expand their commitment to our series and…

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition

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Six new faces on the Series tour will surely shake up 2019 competition Story By: Jordan DeLucia/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Dec. 17, 2018 - Two World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookies of the Year have eventually gone on to win the season-long championship. In 2019, six drivers will be taking their first steps toward adding their names to that exclusive list. Ricky Weiss, G.R. Smith, Blake Spencer, Kyle Hardy, Cade Dillard and Chuck Hummer all have their sights set on the rookie title in 2019. All have unique talents and believe they…

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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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