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THORSON REMAINS HOSPITALIZED FOLLOWING SURGERIES

Speedway, Indiana (March 7, 2019)………USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget star Tanner Thorson remains in the hospital following a multi-car incident on Highway 99 in Modesto, Calif. Monday morning, March 4. On Wednesday, the 2016 USAC National Midget champion underwent a second surgery, this time to repair his broken right foot, following Monday’s surgery on his broken left arm.  He ...

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Historic FVP Platinum Battery Showdown Stands Out Among Las Vegas Events

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 20, 2019 – The FVP Platinum Battery Showdown presented by Star Nursery will see the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series bring its high-speed thrill show to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Wednesday, Feb. 27, and Thursday, Feb. 28. It will also mark the first time in history the World ...

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Three-Day World Finals Wraps up Seasons for the Big Three on Dirt this Weekend at Charlotte

CONCORD, NC – October 30, 2018 —The World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am will kick off this week at the Dirt Track at Charlotte, determining the champions for the three premier dirt racing series in the country: the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block Modifieds. More than $250,000 ...

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Schatz Gets Underneath Haudenschild Late to Win Third Feature of 2018 in FVP Outlaw Showdown at Las Vegas

Schatz, Haudenschild go one-two again, have combined for all five WoO Feature wins to open 2018 LAS VEGAS, NV – March 1, 2018 – Donny Schatz patiently chased Sheldon Haudenschild all Feature before taking the lead with five laps remaining to capture Night Two of the FVP Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Haudenschild led ...

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Sheldon Haudenschild Survives Marathon Vegas Feature for Second Win of 2018

Haudenschild and SJM open 2018 Outlaw Season with two wins in four starts  LAS VEGAS, NV – February 28, 2017 – Sheldon Haudenschild and his new Stenhouse Jr.-Marshall racing are firing on all cylinders in 2018. Haudenschild assumed the lead after early leader Brian Brown slowed with a flat tire 10 laps in and held off veterans Donny Schatz and ...

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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 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, ...

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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 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 ...

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Daryn Pittman takes Prelude To The Ironman win at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55!

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 ...

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Donny Schatz Dominates 34th Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway

Eldora Speedway

Makes History as First Back-to-Back Winner of the Prestigious Event   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 ...

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Bell Gets Knighted

Eldora Speedway

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

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Mad Man Marches On

Eldora Speedway

Kerry Madsen Dominates Jokers Wild at Eldora Despite Hand Injury   ROSSBURG, OH – July 14, 2017 – After a three hour rain delay in the early evening, Kerry Madsen dominated the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series Jokers Wild event at Eldora Speedway on Thursday night that stretched into the early hours of Friday morning. Madsen was third-quick ...

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Price-Miller Captures First Career Victory at Tri-State Speedway

Gravel and Johnson round out the podium Haubstadt, IN, – May 15, 2017 – All the stars aligned at Tri-State Speedway for Parker Price-Miller. Inheriting the lead on Lap 18 after Sheldon Haundenschild ran into a slower car in lap traffic, causing him to do a complete 360, Price-Miller had to endure challenges from last year’s Tri-State Speedway winner, David ...

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Schatz Eighth Win Comes at 81 Speedway

Donny Schatz wins Outlaws return to 81 Speedway to score eighth victory of the season By: Tony Veneziano PARK City, KS.- May 7, 2017 –Quite a bit has changed over the last 11 years since the last Donny Schatz had raced at 81 Speedway, prior to Saturday night. The track surface was reconfigured before this season, while the tires and ...

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Lucky Seven: Donny Schatz wins at Missouri State Fair Speedway to score seventh win of season

By: Tony Veneziano SEDALIA, Mo.-May 5, 2017-Missouri State Fair Speedway has always been a special place for eight-time and defending World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz. He made his first start with the series back in 1993 as a teenager at the historic track. Schatz returned to the half-mile on Friday night, as the Outlaws visited ...

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‘Blackjack’ Brian Brown Returns to Victory Lane at Cocopah Speedway

Browns first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory in three years SOMERTON, AZ – April 7, 2017 – Brian Brown ousted the field in the Yuma Valley Showdown at Cocopah Speedway for his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win in over three years. It was a race where track position was key and Brown had ...

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David Gravel gets by Shane Stewart late to claim first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win of season Friday in Tulare

by Gary Thomas TULARE, CA – March 17, 2017 – After scoring his first Thunderbowl Raceway World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win last season Watertown, Connecticut’s David Gravel returned on Friday night and made it back-to-back, earning his first series victory of 2017. Gravel stalked race-long leader Shane Stewart as the laps wound down and made a beautiful ...

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Schatz Secures the Sweep at Vegas

Abreu and Schatz battle in the closing laps LAS VEGAS – March 10, 2017 – In front of a nearly packed grandstand, local fans and beyond witnessed an exciting performance from one of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series’ most elite drivers, Donny Schatz. Not only were members of the Nellis Air Force Base in attendance to witness ...

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Schatz Slips by to Win at Vegas

Rico Abreu battles his way from the back to finish on the podium LAS VEGAS – March 9, 2017 – As the sun sank below The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Thursday night, a cool breeze drifted through a near-capacity crowd. Specifically on the half-mile course, the intense crosswinds from the track were the product of 42 ...

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