National Tour to Launch 2015 Campaign in February with Seven Races in Georgia and Florida
CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 1, 2014 – A seven-race stretch of February racing at three racetracks in Georgia and Florida will kick off the 2015 season for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series.
WoO LMS officials today released the national tour’s February schedule with Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga., Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., and Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., all set to host the series for a total of seven races in 16 days.
The 2015 WoO LMS campaign will begin Feb. 6-7 at Screven Motor Speedway with the Winter Freeze weekend. The 3/8-mile oval’s traditional Speedweeks event features a pair of 50-lap A-Mains paying $10,000 to the winner.
The tour then heads to the Sunshine State for two $10,000-to-win events during the Late Model Winter Nationals on Feb. 14 and 15 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. The two WoO LMS programs follow a $5,000-to-win DIRTcar-sanctioned event at Ocala on Feb. 13.
The WoO LMS Speedweeks slate wraps up at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla., with three $10,000-to-win A-Mains Feb. 19-21 during the half-mile oval’s DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. The three events conclude a week of Late Model action at Volusia that includes a pair of $7,000-to-win DIRTcar-sanctioned races Feb. 16-17 and a $10,000-to-win DIRTcar event on Feb. 18.
Tire rules for the February races have been set. For Screven, tire options will be Hoosier compounds 1300, 1350, 1450 and 1600 or American Racer compounds 44, 48, 53 and 56. For Ocala and Volusia, competitors will be required to use Hoosier compounds LM 20, 30 and 40.
The seven February events add to the tour’s list of 2015 races that have already been released. Previously announced 2015 events include the $20,000-to-win Illini 100 March 27-28 at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Ill., the $25,000-to-win Prairie Dirt Classic July 24-25 at Fairbury American Legion Speedway in Fairbury, Ill., and the $50,000-to-win USA Nationals July 30-Aug. 1 at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis. The complete 2015 WoO LMS schedule will be released in the coming weeks.
The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), Lincoln Welder (Official Welder), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel), DirtonDirt.com (Hard Charger Award) and McCarthy’s One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning (Raye Vest Memorial Pill Draw Award); in addition to contingency sponsors: Butlerbuilt, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, JRI Shocks, Mobil 1, MSD, Ohlins Shocks, QuarterMaster, Penske Shocks, Roush Yates Performance Parts, Superflow Dynos and Wrisco Aluminum; along with manufacturer sponsors Capital Race Cars, Integra Shocks, Intercomp, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, Rocket Chassis, and TNT Rescue.