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Sheppard & Rocket1 Racing Headed for History

HITTING THEIR STRIDE: Sheppard & Co. On Pace to Break Single-Season Wins Record   INDEPENDENCE, IA – July 2, 2019 – With Series points leader Brandon Sheppard picking up his ninth victory in 17 races last Friday at the Terre Haute Action Track, the Rocket1 Racing team now boasts a win percentage of just under 53 percent in World of ...

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Race Week at a Glance: Terre Haute Action Track

DRIVEN TO SUCCEED: Indiana Racer Kent Robinson Takes on World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Stars Friday at Terre Haute   TERRE HAUTE, IN — June 24, 2019 — As a former World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Rookie of the Year contender in 2012, Kent Robinson is certainly no stranger to strong competition. In fact, it drives ...

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World of Outlaw Late Model Race Week – Firecracker 100

SARVER, PA — June 17, 2019 — First came the Firecracker, then came the party. Now in the 13th year, the two are synonymous. For three nights at Lernerville Speedway beginning this Thursday, race fans will set up camp for the biggest Dirt Late Model event in Pennsylvania and party all day around the races each night. There’s a concert ...

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Marlar Rockets to Cherokee Score

GAFFNEY, S.C. (June 14, 2019) – Mike Marlar ran away with the 21st Annual Grassy Smith Memorial on Friday night at Cherokee Speedway. Marlar led flag-to-flag for his second Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series win of the season.   A terrific battle for the second spot took place between several drivers in the last five laps of the race. ...

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Tripleheader Weekend Next for Lucas Oil Late Models

BATAVIA, Ohio (June 10, 2019) – The stars of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series will return to action June 13th-15th for three action-packed events at three different venues, across three states.   The weekend will ignite on Thursday, June 13th, with a visit to Fayetteville (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Thursday’s Dunn-Benson Ford Wayne Gray Sr. Memorial – Presented by ...

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Outlaws Take on Cochran and Lancaster

Race Week at a Glance – Another Trip Down South More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster CONCORD, 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 ...

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WoO LATE MODEL RACE WEEK AT A GLANCE – A BUCKEYE STATE BASH

Outlaws face a tough local field in back-to-back races CONCORD, NC – MAY 15, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series is gearing up for back-to-back events this weekend in Ohio, on Friday at Muskingum County Speedway and Saturday at Wayne County Speedway. And who better to make some noise in the Buckeye State than one of the most experienced ...

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Race Week – First in Flight 100 at Fayetteville

The field prepares for its first 100-lap event of the season FAYETTEVILLE, NC – May 8, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series flies into Fayetteville Motor Speedway on Friday and Saturday, May 10-11, at the for the second running of the First in Flight 100. Standing as one of the more unique events on the Series ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Climbs to Sixth at Cherokee; Lands on Podium in Quincy Visit!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr. and his #28 team ventured to the Southeast on Friday night, May 3 for a World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series tilt at the legendary Cherokee Speedway in Gaffney, South Carolina. Dennis timed in seventh quickest in Group A during qualifying before grabbing the fourth and final transfer spot through his heat race. ...

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Ross Bailes takes Cherokee Speedway World of Outlaw Late Model win!

Bailes Beats the Outlaws at Cherokee GAFFNEY, 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 ...

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Fairbury Speedway – FALS Cup Opening Night  – IT’S ON !!

BY Don Martin                             5.3.2019 I just spoke with Fairbury American Legion Speedway Promoter Matt Curl and one of the most anticipated opening nights for a Weekly Racing Program I can ever remember kicks off this Saturday night.     Matt said all systems are GO and they are racing and the FALS Cup begins tomorrow night. The pits and track are ...

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Six Races Are on the WoO Late Model Schedule in May, Beginning With Cherokee and Lavonia

CONCORD, NC – April 29, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series kicks off a busy month of May this Friday and Saturday at Cherokee Speedway and Lavonia Speedway, with South Carolina-native Chris Madden hoping some home-cooking is what he needs to put himself in victory lane for the first time this season. A two-time Series ...

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Featured: Signal Sticks

Outlaw Crew Members Weigh-in on Modern Race Communications CONCORD, 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 ...

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Sheppard Leads the Field into May Races

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

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ON THE RECORD: World of Outlaws Drivers Discuss Busy May Schedule

  CONCORD, NC — The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series kicks into high gear in May, and the drivers certainly are ready to pick up the pace.   Events at Cherokee Speedway (May 3), Lavonia Speedway (May 4), Fayetteville Motor Speedway (May 10-11), Muskingum County Speedway (May 17), Wayne County Speedway (May 18), Cochran Motor Speedway (May ...

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News and Notes Ahead of Illini 100

Illinois Racers Aim to Keep Farmer City’s Illini 100 Jackpot at Home FARMER CITY, IL — April 3, 2019 — Local and regional racers have their eyes set on a huge prize this weekend as they try to knock off the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series stars at Farmer City Raceway in the two-day. One of the Illinois ...

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

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, ...

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