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At a Glance: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Invades Kentucky, Missouri

World of Outlaws Sprint Car SeriesSaldana leads ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ to Paducah International Raceway, I-55 Raceway

CONCORD, N.C. – April 14, 2011 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads to the Midwest this weekend to continue its journey towards the championship-deciding World Finals in November at the Dirt Track at Charlotte.

Joey Saldana maintains a four-point edge on 20-time series champion Steve Kinser for the overall series lead, with defending champion Jason Meyers in third, four-time champion Donny Schatz in fourth and two-time winner this season Jason Sides rounding out the top five.

WHEN

Friday, April 15, at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Ky. Pit gates open at 4 p.m., grandstands open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 16, at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo. Pits and grandstands open at 2 p.m. DIRTcar UMP Modified hot laps and heat races begin at 4 p.m. World of Outlaws hot laps and qualifying at 6 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.

WHERE

Paducah International Raceway is at 4445 Shemwell Lane, Paducah, Ky. Click here for directions.

I-55 Raceway is located alongside Interstate 55 in Pevely, Mo. Click here for directions .

TICKETS

Tickets for the event at Paducah are available at www.PaducahRacing.net or by calling the track office at 270-898-SHOW.

Tickets for the event at I-55 Raceway can be found at www.WorldofOutlaws.com or by calling the track at (636) 479-3219.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws – http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com

I-55 Raceway – http://www.I55raceway.com

Paducah International Raceway – http://www.PaducahRacing.net

Dirt Radio Network – http://www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

Paducah International Raceway is a high banked, 3/8ths mile oval. The track record is 12.825 seconds, established by Joey Saldana on April 17, 2009.

I-55 Raceway is a high banked, 1/3rd mile oval. Track record is 10.189 seconds, established by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature winners at Paducah International Raceway

2010- Jac Haudenschild on April 16

2009- Jason Meyers on April 17

2008- Craig Dollansky on July 28

2007- Danny Lasoski on April 6

2001 – Andy Hillenburg on June 12

1998 – Jeff Swindell on April 17

World of Outlaws A-Feature winners at I-55 Raceway

2010- Joey Saldana on April 17, Tim Shaffer on August 6, Jason Meyers on August 7

2009- Craig Dollansky on August 7, Joey Saldana on August 8

2008- Jason Meyers on April 5

2007- Joey Saldana on July 7

2006- Donny Schatz on April 1, Brooke Tatnell on July 8

2005- Kraig Kinser on April 2, Chad Kemenah on July 8

2004- Danny Lasoski on Aug. 7, Craig Dollansky on April 17

2003- Steve Kinser on April 12, Tyler Walker on July 12

2002- Jac Haudenschild on March 30, Daryn Pittman on July 13

2001-Randy Hannagan on March 24, Stevie Smith on July 14

2000- Jac Haudenschild on July 22

1999- Jac Haudenschild on July 24

1998- Stevie Smith on July 25, Andy Hillenburg on Oct. 10

1997- Mark Kinser on May 18, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 11

1996- Mark Kinser on June 12

1992- Steve Kinser on June 10

1991- Sammy Swindell on May 4

1990- Sammy Swindell on April 14

1989- Doug Wolfgang on April 15, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 11

1988- Steve Kinser on April 23

1987- Brad Doty on April 22, Steve Kinser on Sept. 25

3/8th MILE WINNERS

Paducah International Raceway is a high-banked 3/8th mile oval. This will be the third visit for the Outlaws on a track this size. 2011 winners included: Steve Kinser – 1 (Pike County Speedway on Feb 25) Sammy Swindell – 1 (Royal Purple Raceway on Feb. 26)

1/3rd MILE WINNERS

I-55 Raceway is listed as a high-banked, 1/3rd mile oval. This is the second visit for the Outlaws in 2011 on a track this size. Previous winners include: Joey Saldana – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 19)

DRIVER WEB SITES

The following World of Outlaws drivers maintain Web sites:

Cody Darrah- http://www.codydarrah.com

Craig Dollansky-http://www.dollanskyracing.com

Ben Gregg- http://www.kronikenergy.com/team.php

Chad Kemenah-http://www.chadkemenah.com

Kraig Kinser- http://www.kraigkinser.com

Steve Kinser- http://www.stevekinser.com

Paul McMahan- http://www.paulmcmahanracing.com

Jason Meyers- http://www.eliteracing.net

Joey Saldana- http://www.joeysaldana.com

Donny Schatz- http://www.donnyschatz.com

Jason Sides- http://www.sidesmotorsports.com

Lucas Wolfe- http://www.lucaswolfe.com

For more driver information visit: www.WorldofOutlaws.com

NEWS & NOTES

Feature winners: There have been 11 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events in 2011. The winners include: Steve Kinser – 4 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 11 and 12, Pike County Raceway on Feb. 25, the Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 4), Joey Saldana – 2 (Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 3, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 19), Jason Sides – 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 13, Calistoga Speedway on April 2), Sammy Swindell – 2(Royal Purple Raceway on Feb. 26, Merced Speedway on April 1), Craig Dollansky – 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 12).

Tune in: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit http://www.DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features, including updated results from each night of racing as well as a chat room to interact with other fans listening to the racing action. Also, be sure to check out the all new official Podcast of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Outlaws Unleashed, in the iTunes store or at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com

On the Web: The all new Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Web site is at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com and includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

Up next: Following this weekend, “The Greatest Show on Dirt” will head to Oklahoma for their first trip to the Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla.

2011 STAT ATTACK

There have been 11 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (5 different drivers)

Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 –        Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – 4

2 –        Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – 2

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tenn. – 2

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – 2

3 –        Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minn. – 1

Lap leaders (8 Different Drivers)

Driver, Hometown – Total laps led

1 –        Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minn. – 89 laps

2 – Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – 87 laps

3 –        Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – 71 laps

4 –        Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – 47 laps

5 –        Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tenn. – 20 laps

6 –        Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pa. – 12 laps

7 –        Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio – 10 laps

8 –        Jason Meyers, Clovis, Calif. – 4 laps

Time trial leaders (7 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick times

1 –        Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tenn. – 4

2 –        Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – 2

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – 2

4 –        Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

Jason Meyers, Clovis, Calif. – 1

Donny Schatz, Fargo, N.D. – 1

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tenn. – 1

Pole Positions (10 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 –        Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – 2

2 –        David Gravel, Watertown, Conn. – 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio. – 1

Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, Calif. – 1

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa – 1

Jason Meyers, Clovis, Calif. – 1

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – 1

Donny Schatz, Fargo, N.D. – 1

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (8 Different Winners)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1- Cody Darrah, Red Lion. – 2

2- Brian Ellenberger, Butler, Pa. – 1

Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minn. – 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 1

Bud Kaeding, Campbell, Calif. -1

Kerry Madsen, St. Marys, NSW – 1

Jason Meyers, Clovis, Calif. – 1

Tommy Tarlton, Fresno, Calif. – 1

2011 WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES CHAMPIONSHIP STANDINGS

Pos. Driver Total Diff W T5 T10 QT
1. Joey Saldana 1546 2 8 9 2
2. Steve Kinser 1542 -4 4 5 10 1
3. Jason Meyers 1501 -45 0 4 9 1
4. Donny Schatz 1493 -53 0 6 7 1
5. Jason Sides 1483 -63 2 6 8 1
6. Sammy Swindell 1467 -79 2 6 6 2
7. Craig Dollansky 1431 -115 1 4 6 0
8. Paul McMahan 1430 -116 0 2 6 4
9. Cody Darrah 1427 -119 0 4 5 0
10. Lucas Wolfe 1390 -156 0 0 6 0
11. Kraig Kinser 1367 -179 0 1 4 0
12. Chad Kemenah 1316 -230 0 1 2 0
13. Bill Rose 1221 -325 0 0 0 0
14. Ben Gregg 1116 -430 0 0 0 0
15. Lance Dewease 854 -692 0 0 2 0
16. Terry McCarl 804 -742 0 0 1 0
17. Jac Haudenschild 734 -812 0 1 2 0
18. Tim Kaeding 648 -898 0 1 3 0
19. Danny Lasoski 647 -899 0 1 3 0
20. Trey Starks 645 -901 0 0 0 0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Armor All (Official Car Care Products), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Chizmark & Larson Insurance , Goodyear Tires (Official Tire), Factory Value Parts, VP Racing (Official Racing Fuel), Vicci (Official Apparel); in addition to contingency sponsors, Jake’s Custom Golf Carts, RacingJunk.com KSE Race Products, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo; Engine Builder’s Challenge participants Don Ott Racing Engines, Kistler Engines, Shaver Specialties and Speedway Engines; and Chassis Builder’s Challenge participants J&J Auto Racing, Maxim Racing and XXX Race Company.

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