World of Outlaw Late Models

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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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series championship standings and single-season wins record at jeopardy Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Oct. 20, 2017- It's hard to believe it's that time of year again when the season comes to a head at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Up to this point, the 2017 season has consisted of 41 races at 35 tracks in 18 different states, and it all boils down to the…

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte

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All Dirt Roads Lead to Charlotte Textron Off Road World Finals closes out racing season on November 2-4, 2017 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/DIRTcar Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Oct. 17, 2017 - The 2017 racing season is made up of 252 days between February and November. During this time, every mile traveled, every lap around a racetrack, every dirt road leads to The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the Textron Off Road World Finals on November 2-4. The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and the Super…

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Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown

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Smokey Steals the Showdown Chris Madden dominates the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com JOLIET, IL- Oct. 13, 2017- Chris Madden had a dominating performance during the first night of the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Raceway. Madden started the evening by setting quick time, then winning his heat, and topping it off by leading all 50-laps of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Craftsman Club Feature. Madden, who started on the pole for the main event, was never seriously challenged for the lead…

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Inaugural Chi-Town Showdown features two complete $10,000-to-win shows

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Inaugural Chi-Town Showdown features two complete $10,000-to-win shows $20,000-to-win over two nights at stake for World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Oct. 13-14 at the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- October 3, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series invades the greater Chicago area and the Dirt Oval @ Route 66 on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13-14, in Joliet, Ill., for the inaugural two-day Chi-Town Showdown. The Chi-Town Showdown will feature back-to-back nights of complete $10,000-to-win events. The two separate shows at the Dirt Oval @ Route…

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Sheppard Gets Win Number 15 On WoO LM Tour

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Sheppard Gets Win Number 15 Clanton and Moran round out podium Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMS Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com KANSAS CITY, KS- Sept. 22, 2017- Brandon Sheppard secured his 15th win of the 2017 season at Lakeside Speedway after a pass for the lead on lap 22 of the 50-lap feature. Once Sheppard got to the front of the pack from his fifth position start, there was no looking back for the Rocket Chassis No.1 as he created 7.778 seconds between him and Shane Clanton who finished second. "Putting the hard tires on this thing helped us a little bit…

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Action-packed weekend ahead for Outlaws in Kansas and Oklahoma

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Logan Martin Looking to Defend Lakeside Speedway Action-packed weekend ahead for Outlaws in Kansas and Oklahoma Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC- Sept. 21, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns to action after an 18-day break from sanctioned events. Three races lie ahead for the Series this coming week as they invade Kansas and Oklahoma for the first, and only, time of 2017. The three-day jaunt kicks off on Friday, Sept. 22 at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS. Only three Super Late Model events appear on the track's schedule this season, so…

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Davenport Fastest In The World

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47th Annual World 100 Jonathan Davenport controls lead for 100 laps Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH- September 9, 2017- Jonathan Davenport led flag-to-flag to claim his second career World 100 victory at Eldora Speedway. His No. 49 machine pulled out of the Ohio dirt track and headed back to Blairsville, GA with a $50,000 check and a prestigious globe trophy tucked away inside. Although six cautions fell among the 100-lap race, Davenport was never seriously challenged for his lead position. Davenport started third in the feature quickly securing the front spot and never looking back.…

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Bowyer Racing Teammates Take Twin 25 Features

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Bowyer Racing Teammates Take Twin 25 Features World of Outlaws drivers gear up for Saturday's World 100 finale Story By: Kayla May/WoOLMs Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH- September 8, 2017-A record setting crowd congregated at Eldora Speedway on Thursday and Friday night for the 47th annual World 100. Only one day remains of the three-day crown jewel event but more fans are sure to flood to the Rossburg, Ohio dirt track to witness history in the making. Friday's program mirrored the schedule of one night prior with a full show complete with twin 25-lap features paying $10,000-to-win. Clint Bowyer…

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