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Chase Junghans Reloads for Ambitious 2018

Wild West Shootout and WoO Speedweeks Headline Kansan’ Plans Manhattan, Kansas (12/11/17) – The 2017 season was a time of regrouping and refocusing for Chase Junghans. With his sights set on the future, the Kansas racer is now focusing on a bigger and more ambitious 2018 season in his Shop Quik Convenience Stores #18 Bozard Ford Lincoln Rocket Chassis XR1/ ...

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GR Smith Racing and Brian Shirley Join Forces for WoO Assault in 2018

Cornelius, North Carolina (12/07/17) – North Carolina-based G.R. Smith Racing will make a run at the 2018 World of Outlaws (WoO) Craftsman Late Model Series championship with Illinois hot-shoe, Brian Shirley behind the wheel of the team’s familiar #22 entry. “I’m really excited to be teaming up with Brian (Shirley) for 2018,” G.R. Smith said on Wednesday evening. “We’ve gotten ...

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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 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 ...

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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 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 ...

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series ChampionShepp

Brandon Sheppard earns Championship title, Devin Moran earns Rookie of the Year   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 ...

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Dennis Erb Jr. Takes the Checkers on Saturday Night at World Finals

Brandon Sheppard takes the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Championship CONCORD, NC- Nov. 4, 2017- The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis ...

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Brandon Sheppard Ties Outlaw Single-Season Wins Record

Late race pass by Sheppard makes a thrilling Textron Off Road World Finals feature 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 ...

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World Finals Heat Race Hustle

Thursday’s hustle in qualifying sets heat races for Friday and Saturday at Textron Off Road World Finals 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 ...

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Smokey Steals the Showdown

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

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World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series 2018 Season Takes Shape

Screven launches the tour in February while ‘First in Flight 100′ in May at Fayetteville Motor Speedway joins growing list of destination events CONCORD, NC – Oct. 4, 2017 – As the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series season heads down the home stretch this fall with the Chi-Town Showdown Oct. 13-14 at the Dirt Oval @ Route ...

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Chris Madden suspended from DIRTcar & WoO for illegal tires at World 100!

CONCORD, N.C. — Sept. 28, 2017 — World Racing Group has announced penalties in DIRTcar Racing. Per the Series rulebooks and the integrity of the sport, such infractions shall be announced. Members in good standing have the right to appeal the decision as provided in Section 12 of the General Rules and Specifications. DIRTcar Racing Late Model Penalty: Chris Madden, ...

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BShepp Brings Out the Broom; Three races. Three wins. 17 total for the season.

PARK CITY, KS- September 24, 2017- Brandon Sheppard brought out the broom on Sunday night at 81 Speedway after his third consecutive win with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in just as many nights during the Great Plains swing. His winning streak started on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS, continued to Saturday at Salina ...

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Blast Off: Brandon Sheppard claims 16th win with victory at Salina High Banks

Junghans and Eckert round out podium SALINA, OK- September 24, 2017-For the second night in a row and the second of three nights during the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Great Plains swing, Brandon Sheppard walked away with the checkers. Sheppard battled Chris Madden for several laps of the 50-lap event but pulled away from the grasp of ...

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Brandon Sheppard Gets Win Number 15

Clanton and Moran round out podium 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 ...

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Selinsgrove Standout: Jeff Rine — Rine claims first career WoO Late Model Series win

SELINSGROVE, PA- September 3, 2017- Jeff Rine made the short trip to Selinsgrove Speedway from his nearby hometown of Danville, PA to claim his first ever career win with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in a flag-to-flag victory during the Late Model National Open.   “Man, this is just freaking awesome,” said Rine. “I kind of felt ...

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Checkmate: Madden Grabs Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway

Madden escapes a late race charge from Clanton    LAKE CITY, MI- Aug. 27, 2017- Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane and a $15,000 payday at Merritt Speedway on Sunday night claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win after dodging an almost repeat performance by Shane Clanton from one night prior.   The Keyser ...

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Shane Clanton Claims Win No. 5 at Merritt Speedway

Chris Madden led 29 laps of the 30-lap feature   LAKE CITY, MI- August 26, 2017- Shane Clanton practiced his patience during the Keyser Manufacturing 30 at Merritt Speedway on Saturday evening before claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season.   The Series Veteran from Zebulon, Ga. waited for just the right time ...

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Unstoppable Sheppard

Brandon Sheppard secures win No. 14 at Eriez Speedway   ERIE, PA- August 20, 2017- Brandon Sheppard conquered his 14th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season and his second win in a row in the state of Pennsylvania on Sunday night at Eriez Speedway. While it is no surprise to see Rocket Chassis house car ...

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