World Of Outlaw Sprint Car Series

The Greatest Show on Dirt Celebrates 40th Anniversary In 2018

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2018 Schedule Features New Tracks, Traditional Dates and Special Events as The Greatest Show on Dirt Celebrates 40th Anniversary Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com   CONCORD, NC - Nov. 17, 2017 - It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series releases its 2018 schedule. The beast that Ted Johnson brought to life back in 1978 has officially reached 40 years of existence. Heading into a new decade, The Greatest Show on Dirt has become the premier dirt track series in the world and appears to be stronger than ever. A total of…

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Weikert’s Livestock Joins Gravel & CJB Motorsports

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Weikert’s Livestock Joins Gravel & CJB Motorsports Story By: CJB Motorsports Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CARLISLE, Pa. — One of sprint car racing’s most famous names is joining CJB Motorsports as a sponsor of the familiar No. 5 sprint car wheeled by David Gravel in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. After winning a career-best 18 WoO features this season, the team, which is owned by Chad and Jenn Clemens and managed by crew chief Barry Jackson, has landed additional sponsorship from Weikert’s Livestock to join with primary backer Go Muddy. “We are extremely honored to welcome Todd…

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Outlaws Craftsman Will Make Inaugural Visit to FALS in 2018

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Will Make Inaugural Visit to FALS in 2018 The Greatest Show on Dirt set to tackle the 1/4 mile on May 30, 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 14, 2017 - After a successful half-decade of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) hosting the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series, The Greatest Show on Dirt will make its' first ever visit to the ¼ mile semi-banked dirt oval on Wednesday May 30, 2018. "We have wanted to bring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint…

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Knoxville Track Champion Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018

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Ian Madsen Going Full-Time Outlaw Racing in 2018 2017 Knoxville Track Champion Excited to Join The Greatest Show on Dirt Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 11, 2017 - It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series announces that Australian Ian Madsen will join the Series full-time in 2018. Madsen, the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Track Champion, scored his second career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory during the running of the 39th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at the Jackson Motorplex in Minnesota in June of this…

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018

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The Greatest Show on Dirt Set to Return to Terre Haute Action Track in 2018 Outlaws second visit to The Action Track since 2006 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - November 9, 2017 - For just the second time in 12 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will return to the Terre Haute Action Track in 2018. The date is scheduled for Saturday, October 13, 2018. The UMP Modifieds will be the support class for the evening. The slightly banked ½ mile track located in Indiana most recently hosted The Greatest Show…

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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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Schatz Outruns Sweet’s Consistency, Gravel’s Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title

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Schatz Outruns Sweet's Consistency, Gravel's Explosiveness to Capture 2017 Title Looking Ahead, Some Predictions for 2018 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Nov. 5, 2017 - The 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series season saw Donny Schatz claim his ninth Series title. Schatz, who turned 40 in August, has now won five of the last six Championships and will chase his tenth title in 2018, but not without heavy resistance from David Gravel, Brad Sweet and the rest of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series regulars. Gravel, 25, capped off a…

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass

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Gravel Thrills Sellout World Finals Crowd with Last Lap Pass of Schatz Schatz wins the war; Crowned 9-time Series Champion Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Charlotte, NC - November 4, 2017 - David Gravel couldn't clear Donny Schatz with seven to go, but would not be denied, scoring the victory in a thriller with a last-lap pass of Schatz. It was Gravel and CJB Motorsports 18th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of the season, doubling their total from last season. Schatz and Brian Brown completed the podium on the final night…

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals

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Schatz Reaches 20-Win Plateau for Fifth Straight Year with Win at Textron Off Road World Finals Ian Madsen and Dave Blaney complete podium in stacked 53-car field Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 3, 2017 - No matter who is in the pits, it's tough to bet against Donny Schatz. That proved true on Night Two of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, as Schatz bested a stout field of 53 cars from across the world to win his 20th…

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals

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Gravel, Starks Claim Top Qualifying Honors on Opening Night of World Finals; Schatz Clinches 2017 Title Racing action for WoO Sprint Cars and Late Models begins tomorrow Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CHARLOTTE, NC - November 2, 2017 - David Gravel and Trey Starks topped Friday and Saturday Qualifying, respectively, but it was Donny Schatz stealing the show on the opening night of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Schatz clinched his ninth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Championship by taking the Green Flag…

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature

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Kerry Madsen Wins Outstanding Salina Highbanks Feature Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet complete podium in thrilling Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Richard Bales/WoO SALINA, OK. - October 21, 2017 - Kerry Madsen had over an eight second lead last night at Lakeside Speedway before spinning in heavy lapped traffic. Tonight, the 'Mad Man' made sure he parked his GoMuddy.com No.2M where it belonged - on the frontstretch. In thrilling fashion, Madsen went from third to the lead in half a lap and went on to win his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the…

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Brady Bacon Eyes First WoO Victory

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Brady Bacon Eyes First WoO Victory Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com SALINA, Okla. — Brady Bacon has won in just about every type of race car and with nearly every series he has raced with over the years. One series he has yet to find the winner’s circle with is the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series. Bacon has been close on a couple of occasions to scoring that elusive first Outlaws win. The native of Broken Arrow, Okla., will continue his quest for a World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win during Saturday’s Twister…

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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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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville

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Tim Shaffer Goes Flag-to-Flag at Ransomville Brad Sweet and Shane Stewart complete podium in Series first visit in 20 years to Ransomville Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Mark Ranalletta & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com RANSOMVILLE, New York - October 16, 2017 - The 'Steel City Outlaw' Tim Shaffer led flag-to-flag in the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series first visit to the Ransomville Speedway in 20 years. Shaffer fell off the narrow frontstretch in lapped traffic with two to go, but was able to corral his No. 49X and pilot it to his second World of Outlaws Feature win of…

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Schatz Downs ‘The Posse’ and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal

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Donny Schatz Downs 'The Posse' and Claims 19th Win of Season at Port Royal Lance Dewease and Daryn Pittman come from row five to complete the podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com PORT ROYAL, PA - October 14, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Port Royal Speedway Track Champion, Brock Zearfoss on lap 18 and survived a late charge from Lance Dewease to extend his points lead atop the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Point Standings and score his 19th win of the season. Dewease and 10th starting Daryn Pittman completed the podium at Port Royal.…

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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel, CJB Pocket $50,000 at Champion Racing Oil Williams Grove National Open Donny Schatz, James McFadden both lead laps but settle for 2nd and 3rd Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco & Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 30, 2017 - David Gravel passed Donny Schatz for the lead on lap six and went on to capture his 16th win of the season aboard the CJB Motorsports entry. It was Gravel's second career Champion Racing Oil National Open win at Williams Grove worth $50,000. Schatz and James McFadden completed the podium. David Gravel was second in National…

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James McFadden Scores First Career World of Outlaws Win on Night 2 of Williams Grove National Open

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James McFadden Scores First Career World of Outlaws Win on Night 2 of Williams Grove National Open Donny Schatz, David Gravel, James McFadden and Daryn Pittman locked in to Saturday's Craftsman Club Dash Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 29, 2017 - Australian James McFadden scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win in exciting fashion holding off Greg Hodnett and Donny Schatz to win the second night of the Williams Grove Champion Racing Oil National Open. Heading into tomorrow's finale, Donny Schatz leads the National Open points and will…

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open

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David Gravel Scores Opening Night Victory at Williams Grove National Open Greg Hodnett pockets $20,000 in Summer Nationals Makeup Feature Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MECHANICSBURG, PA - September 29, 2017 - David Gravel assumed the lead after race leaders Greg Hodnett and Shane Stewart got together on lap nine. Gravel led the rest of the way, but not without a fight from Daryn Pittman and Lance Dewease, who finished second and third. Pittman and Dewease finished within a second of Gravel at the finish. Greg Hodnett set fast time overall, won his heat and the Craftsman…

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville

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David Gravel Scores 14th Victory of Season at Lernerville Sweet, Schatz complete podium; $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open up next Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff SARVER, PA - David Gravel survived a pair of late caution flags and held off Brad Sweet to pick up his 14th victory of the season at Lernerville in the running of the Commonwealth Clash. Gravel saw the white flag on two separate occasions only to see a caution come out both times. Gravel led all 37 (extended because of the yellows) laps over Sweet and Donny Schatz.…

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Shaffer becomes 18th different winner of 2017 with WoO

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Tim Shaffer Scores Eldora Victory Shaffer becomes 18th different winner of 2017 with WoO; Schatz and Saldana complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff ROSSBURG, OH - September 22, 2017 - The 'Steel City Outlaw' Tim Shaffer held off Donny Schatz to win the Night Before the 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora. Shaffer was strong all night going second quick in his Flight in qualifying, winning his heat and scoring the Craftsman Club Dash victory. As laps winded down, Schatz closed significantly in on Shaffer, but couldn't pull ahead. The margin of victory was .227 seconds. Joey…

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Outlaws Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash

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Outlaw Return to Lernerville Speedway for Commonwealth Clash Sweet looks to stay within striking distance of Schatz in points battle Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jay Fish/RacersGuide.com SARVER, PA - Sept. 19 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series schedule is winding down, which means the annual Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway is upon us. This year's Commonwealth Clash takes place on Saturday, September 23. During the World of Outlaws July visit to Lernerville, reigning Series Champion Donny Schatz claimed the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup after Sheldon Haudenschild jumped the cushion seeking his first career World…

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals

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Outlaws Head Through Northeast Before World Finals $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open Awaits Outlaws Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Kovacs/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - Sept. 19, 2017 - After a grueling trip through the West Coast, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns east, highlighted by the $50,000 to win Champion Racing Oil National Open at the famed Williams Grove Speedway. The Series will make a stop at Tony Stewart's Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio and Lernerville Speedway for the Commonwealth Clash before heading into the heart of Pennsylvania Posse country. The National Open…

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga

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Donny Schatz Scores 18th Win of the Season at Calistoga KKR Teammates Pittman and Sweet complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CALISTOGA, CA - September 16, 2017 - Donny Schatz passed Brad Sweet on lap 25 to pick up his 18th win of the season Saturday night at Calistoga Speedway. Sweet, who swept Friday's event, held off a charge from Shane Stewart, who succumbed to a flat tire, before giving way to Schatz in heavy lapped traffic. Daryn Pittman surged late for second while Sweet settled for third. It has been far from easy the last…

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Stewart Claims Desired Gold Cup Race of Champions Victory

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Shane Stewart Claims Desired Gold Cup Race of Champions Victory California locals Justin Sanders and Kyle Hirst complete podium Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photo By: Tim Aylwin/WoO CHICO, CA - September 9, 2017 - Shane Stewart passed local driver Justin Sanders to win his eighth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature of the season, but his first Gold Cup Race of Champions. Sanders finished a career-best second with Friday's winner Kyle Hirst completing the podium. Before the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Feature pushed off, Stewart already knew that team owner Kyle Larson picked up the NASCAR…

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Hirst Thrills Hometown Crowd with First World of Outlaws Win at Silver Dollar

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Kyle Hirst Thrills Hometown Crowd with First World of Outlaws Win at Silver Dollar Stewart and Scelzi complete podium; California takes top six of seven Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Tim Aylwin/WoO CHICO, CA - Kyle Hirst is no stranger to Victory Lane, especially in California. Hirst outdueled Shane Stewart in a thrilling finish Friday at the Silver Dollar Speedway on the opening night of the Gold Cup Race of Champions. It was Hirst's first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Feature Win. Dominic Scelzi came home third, a career-best for him as well. Hirst was victorious…

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season

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Shane Stewart Survives Late Charge from Sweet for 7th Win of Season at Grays Harbor Gravel quietly charges forward for another podium; Pittman sets NTR in Qualifying Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ELMA, WA - September 4, 2017 - Shane Stewart led all 30 laps at Grays Harbor Raceway, but it wasn't easy. With five lapped cars battling for position directly in front of the leaders in the closing laps, Brad Sweet stalked the Larson/Marks Racing No. 2 before pitching his No. 49 to the bottom off of turn four coming to checkered. Sweet led momentarily, but…

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Shane Stewart Inherits Lead and Never Looks Back for 6th Win of Season at Skagit

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Shane Stewart Inherits Lead and Never Looks Back for 6th Win of Season at Skagit Jason Johnson and Jac Haudenschild complete the podium on first night of the Outlaw Energy Showdown Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ALGER, WA - September 1, 2017 - Brad Sweet led the first eight laps before getting together with a slower car and collecting second place running Daryn Pittman. Shane Stewart assumed the lead and never looked back, scoring his sixth win of the 2017 season. Jason Johnson and Jac Haudenschild completed the podium on Night 1 of the Outlaw Energy Showdown…

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World of Outlaws Return to Calistoga Speedway for Wine Country Outlaw Showdown

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World of Outlaws Return to Calistoga Speedway for Wine Country Outlaw Showdown Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 30, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will wrap up its Fall West Coast swing at one of the most iconic race tracks in the country, the gorgeous Calistoga Speedway, during the two-day Wine Country Outlaw Showdown on Friday and Saturday, September 15 and 16. The Series returns to wine country in September this year, after Mother Nature's unpredictability forced two April events to be cancelled last year. "Moving the race date…

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Outlaws Set for Lone Appearance in Oregon at Willamette Speedway

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Outlaws Set for Lone Appearance in Oregon at Willamette Speedway Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 30, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will make their only stop in the Beaver State on Wednesday, Sept. 6 at the Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, OR. The mid-week show will mark the fifth time "The Greatest Show on Dirt" will race at the 3/10-mile high-banked oval. Last year, eight-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz took the trip down Victory Lane. Coming off his tenth 5-Hour ENERGY…

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Outlaws Conclude Busy Holiday Weekend at Grays Harbor Raceway

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Outlaws Conclude Busy Holiday Weekend at Grays Harbor Raceway Schatz seeks fourth straight Grays win Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 29, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series concludes Labor Day Weekend with a trip to Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, WA on Monday, Sept. 4. Grays Harbor has been a fixture on the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series West Coast swing for years, dating back to 1996 when Dave Blaney picked up the win in the inaugural visit to the high-banked 3/8th-mile oval. Eight-time and defending Series…

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP

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WITH KAHNE IN ATTENDANCE, PITTMAN SCORES 2ND WIN OF SEASON AT BMP Stewart and Schatz complete podium as Series heads to Washington Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: RacersGuide.com Photo Staff BILLINGS, Mont. - August 26, 2017 - With the boss, Kasey Kahne, in attendance, Daryn Pittman powered his way from his fourth starting spot to win his second Feature of the season Saturday at Billings Motorsports Park. Pittman slid Donny Schatz for second before taking the lead from Shane Stewart on lap nine. Stewart and Schatz completed the podium. Stewart got the early jump on the field while Pittman…

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Gravel Back on Track at Nodak

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David Gravel Back on Track at Nodak Gravel ends Schatz 5-race win streak at Nodak with 13th win of the season Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com MINOT, ND - August 20, 2017 - After a pair of pedestrian finishes Friday and Saturday, David Gravel and the CJB Motorsports No.5 team switched cars and scored their 13th victory of the season Sunday night at Nodak Speedway. Gravel's win stopped Donny Schatz, who finished second, five-race win streak at the Minot oval. Brad Sweet challenged Gravel for the lead early, but ended up settling for third. Gravel led all…

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Donny Schatz Doubles Up at River Cities

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Donny Schatz Doubles Up at River Cities Schatz scores 17th WoO win of season and NLRA Late Model win in home state Story By: Anthony Cornini/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Grand Forks, ND - August 18, 2017 - Six days after winning sprint car's biggest prize - the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals - for the 10th time, Donny Schatz landed in Victory Lane in his home state, twice. Schatz outdueled Brad Sweet to win his 17th feature of the 2017 season at River Cities. To make things sweeter, Schatz also picked up the NLRA Late Model feature earlier in the…

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Prepared For Fall West Coast Swing

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Prepared For Fall West Coast Swing Eight races in 16 days on the West Coast lie ahead of the Outlaws Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - August 17, 2017 - After a grueling tour through the Midwest, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns to the West Coast for their annual fall swing, featuring races in Washington, Oregon and California. The trip begins with the Outlaw Energy Showdown, a two-day event on the bullring at the Skagit Speedway. Last year, David Gravel and CJB Motorsports swept…

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Double Digit Donny

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Donny Schatz Wins His 10th Knoxville Nationals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com Knoxville, Iowa - August 12, 2017 - Donny Schatz inherited the lead on lap 22, after race-long leader David Gravel slowed with motor problems, and held off NASCAR star Kyle Larson to win his 10th 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey's General Store. Schatz, who turned 40-years old this week, trails only Steve Kinser (12) in Knoxville Nationals Championships. Larson settled for second with Australian Kerry Madsen rounding out the podium. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series drivers Shane Stewart…

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Jason Johnson Sweeps Friday Night’s Events at 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals

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Jason Johnson Sweeps Friday Night's Events at 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Schuchart comes from 11th to lock into Saturday's main event Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA - August 11, 2017 - Defending 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Champion Jason Johnson had two opportunities to lock-in to Saturday Night's finale and took advantage of both them sweeping both the Friday night feature and the SPEED SPORT World Challenge. World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Driver Logan Schuchart, Texas wheelman Aaron Reutzel and California's Cory Eliason also punched their tickets into Saturday night's 50-lap,…

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Gravel Perfect at Knoxville

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Gravel Perfect at Knoxville Earns Pole for Saturday's 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Finale Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Dick Ayers & Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA - August 10, 2017 - David Gravel became the seventh different driver, and first in 25 years, in the 57-year history of the 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals, to complete a perfect score by setting quick time, winning his heat race and winning the feature. Gravel's perfect night will earn him the pole of Saturday's $150,000 to-win Feature alongside nine-time Knoxville Nationals Champion, Donny Schatz. A first lap incident saw Dominic Scelzi and defending 5-Hour…

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Larson Continues Dominance on Dirt at Knoxville

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Kyle Larson Continues Dominance on Dirt; Scores Preliminary Win at 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Schatz, Sweet atop Wednesday point totals Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com KNOXVILLE, IA - August 9, 2017 - Kyle Larson continued his dominance in the racing world, convincingly winning the opening night of the 57th Annual 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store. Nine-time Nationals champion and current World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series points leader, Donny Schatz finished second, but ended the night as the high point man and will be in prime starting position come…

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Pittman Scores First Win of 2017 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

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Pittman Scores First Win of 2017 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Story By: Anthony Corini/WoO Photos By: Jeff & Matt Clemons/RacersGuide.com PEVELY, MO - August 5, 2017 - It's been a long time coming for Daryn Pittman, who secured his first win of the season Friday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. The 2014 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion has had a trying season by his standards. Friday night, he was able to fend off the eight-time and defending Series Champion Donny Schatz, including on a late-race restart with six laps to go.…

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Patience Pays Off: David Gravel wins at Hartford Speedway

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Patience Pays Off: David Gravel wins at Hartford Speedway Story By: Tony Veneziano/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com HARTFORD, Mich. - July 29, 2017 - Patience was certainly a must on Friday night in the Battle of Michigan for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series. David Gravel showed the patience of a true veteran, enduring five cautions and one red flag period en route to winning at the re-configured Hartford Speedway. Gravel, who started third, was able to get by Brad Sweet in lapped traffic with just three laps remaining, after erasing a sizeable lead that Sweet had as…

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Logan Schuchart Takes a Bite Out of Schatz for Win at Ohsweken

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Logan Schuchart Takes a Bite Out of Schatz for Win at Ohsweken Schuchart Earns First Career Victory in Canada Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com OHSWEKEN, ON, CAN - July 25, 2017 - Logan Schuchart hunted down Donny Schatz in heavy lapped traffic and then dominated the second half of the Six Nations Showdown at Ohsweken Speedway for his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win of 2017 on Tuesday night. The victory was a much-needed confidence boost for Schuchart and his Shark Racing team who had struggled of late. The slick Ohsweken surface was exactly…

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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears

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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 17, 2017 - When a race fan hears "Knoxville" one thing immediately comes to mind: the 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals, the largest Sprint Car event held annually at Knoxville Raceway in early August, this year from August 9-12. The small town of Knoxville that sits 40 miles southeast of the state capitol of Iowa has a population of just over 7,000 people. When the the racing industry descends on this small town, the population nearly triples for what is referred to as the "Super…

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Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak

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Tough Test: Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak Drivers set for physically challenging Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 17, 2017 - Drivers and teams look to be the strongest of them all when the Ironman 55 is all said and done. A two-night event on Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri is the longest Feature event of the year on the 90-plus events schedule for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint…

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove

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Champion Racing Oil World Of Outlaws Summer Nationals This Week At Williams Grove Two-Day Outlaws VS Posse Showdown Slated July 21 & 22 Story By: Shaun Browse/Williams Grove Speedway Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com Mechanicsburg – Williams Grove Speedway will present the two-day Champion Racing Oil World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Summer Nationals this Friday and Saturday night, July 21 and 22, at 7:30 pm. Lineups both nights will be set using time trials with Friday’s feature going 25-laps in distance, paying $8,000 to win. Saturday’s 30-lap Summer Nationals finale will pay a hefty $20,000 to the victor. The…

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway Makes History as First Back-to-Back Winner of the Prestigious Event Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 15, 2017 - Donny Schatz turned in a perfect score card and walked away with a $50,000 check after dominating the 34th annual Kings Royal for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series at Eldora Speedway on Saturday night. Schatz set fast time in qualifying and then won his heat from the fifth starting position following the traditional Kings Royal heat race inversion. Schatz's win in Heat 1…

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Christopher Bell Outduels Teammate Donny Schatz to Win The Knight Before the Kings Royal

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Bell Gets Knighted Christopher Bell Outduels Teammate Donny Schatz to Win The Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Paul Arch & Tommy Hein/RacersGuide.com ROSSBURG, OH - July 14, 2017 - Christopher Bell took the lead from Brad Sweet in turn three and then held off a surging Donny Schatz on a restart with nine laps to go to win the Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway on Friday night. Bell, who lined up for the 30-lap main event in third, had to be perfect on the race's only restart with less…

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Kinser Inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America; Will hand out crown at Kings Royal

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The King Gets His Crown The King of the Outlaws, Steve Kinser Inducted into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America; Will hand out crown at Kings Royal Story By: Colby Gornewicz/WoO Photos By: Dave Dalesandro & Pete MacDonald/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, N.C. - July 13, 2017 - The "King of the Outlaws" got the call from the hall. On June 28, 2017, in front of his family and friends, Steve Kinser was inducted into the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America in Daytona Beach, FL. Kinser, who had an illustrious career running in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, holds numerous…

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David Gravel Steals Brad Doty Classic Win From Tim Shaffer at Attica

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David Gravel Steals Brad Doty Classic Win From Tim Shaffer at Attica Gravel Sets New Career-High in Wins With 10th Victory Story By: Clayton Johns/World of Outlaws Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com ATTICA, OH - July 11, 2017 - Tim Shaffer dominated the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Brad Doty Classic at Attica Raceway Park, but David Gravel's late surge allowed him to take over the point coming to the white flag and lead the final two laps to steal the victory on Tuesday night. It was Gravel's 10th win of the season, setting a new career-high season wins…

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Outlaws Head to Ransomville for The Big “R” Outlaw Shootout

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Northeast Confrontation: Outlaws Head to Ransomville for The Big "R" Outlaw Shootout Followed by Only Canadian Stop at Ohsweken Story By: Clayton Johns/WoO Photos By: Harry Meeks/RacersGuide.com CONCORD, NC - July 10, 2017 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is in the midst of the busiest stretch on the 2017 schedule, and the task at hand doesn't get easier anytime soon. The Series heads north at the end of July for its first race of the season in New York,The Big "R" Outlaws Shootout presented by Budweiser at Ransomville Speedway on July 23. Following the stop at…

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Kinser Wins the Clash at the Creek at Deer Creek

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Redemption: Kraig Kinser Wins the Clash at the Creek at Deer Creek Speedway Story By: Tony Veneziano/WoO Photos By: Dan DeMarco/RacersGuide.com SPRING VALLEY, Minn. - July 6, 2017 - Kraig Kinser was five laps away from picking up his first win of the season last week with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series at The Dirt Oval at Route 66 in Joliet, Ill., only to have the power steering go bad while leading, the third-generation driver made up for that near-miss on Thursday night, as he was victorious in the Clash at the Creek at Deer Creek Speedway…

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