Pevely, MO (April 12th, 2012) – Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 (formerly I-55 Raceway) will host their first big special event this Saturday, April 14th when the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series visits the high banked 1/3 mile dirt oval.
Sammy Swindell is riding his first win of the season, which catapulted him into the World of Outlaws points lead. With a top-five finish in four of the eight races this season, Donny Schatz and Jason Sides are within six and eight points, respectively.
Joey Saldana – a three-time winner at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 since 2007 – ranks fourth, only 12 points back. Kraig Kinser, who has earned quick time the past two races and has a streak of six consecutive races of qualifying in the top five, is fifth in the World of Outlaws standings – 14 points behind Swindell.
UMP Modifieds will also be competing paying $1,000 to the winner. NASCAR veteran Ken Schrader will be competing in the UMP Modified division.
All gates will open at 2pm. UMP Modifieds will qualify/hotlap at 4pm, then run their heat races at 4:30pm. The WoO Sprint Cars will take to the track at approximately 6:15pm with their hotlaps followed by their qualifying. Racing will then kick off at 7:30pm.
Reserved seats are $32. General admission seats are $30 with kids 12 years and younger admitted free.
Pit passes are $35. UMP Modified drivers will get a break on the pit pass prices as the driver and up to 3 crew members will get in for $25 each. They must all arrive with the car when they sign in the pit gate to get the special price.
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is located 30 minutes south of downtown St. Louis and The Gateway Arch on Interstate 55 in Pevely, MO at exits 178 and 180.
For more information, visit the track’s website at www.FederatedAutoPartsRaceway.com or the track’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/FederatedAutoPartsRaceway. You can also call the track at (636) 479-3219.