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Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway Postponed

World of Outlaws Postpones Illini 100 at Farmer City Raceway Series and track officials seeking new date for Illinois Dirt Late Model special   CONCORD, NC — March 23, 2020 — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has issued statewide orders for residents to shelter in place as part of the effort to curb the COVID-19 situation. Therefore, the World of Outlaws ...

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World of Outlaws Postpones Late Model Events at Volunteer, Cherokee

CONCORD, NC — March 18, 2020 — On Monday, March 16th, President Trump and the White House Coronavirus Task Force issued new guidelines, including asking Americans to further curtail events and increase social distancing for a 15-day period running through Tuesday, March 31st to help “slow the spread.”   After much consideration and in cooperation with our tracks, World of Outlaws events scheduled ...

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Marlar Wins Tennessee Tipoff at Smoky Mountain

MARLAR MADNESS: Tennessean Slides Weiss to win at Smoky Mountain 2018 Outlaws champ makes seventh different winner in nine Series races   MARYVILLE, TN – March 7, 2020 – Just like on the college basketball court, Saturday night’s World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series race featured two of the best in the sport up against each other with ...

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Tennessee Race Week at a Glance: Duck River, Smoky Mountain

AT A GLANCE: Sheppard Seeks Duck River Win Friday Rocket1 racer then takes aim Saturday at Owens & Smoky Mountain   WHEEL, TN – March 4, 2020 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series roars back into action this weekend with a waltz through Tennessee, Friday night at Duck River Raceway Park and Saturday night at Smoky Mountain ...

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Dale McDowell takes March Madness win at Cherokee Speedway

March 1st, 2020 Feature: 1. Dale McDowell 2. Michael Brown 3. Jonathan Davenport 4. Casey Roberts 5. Chris Madden 6. Kyle Hardy 7. Brandon Overton 8. Ross Bailes 9. Pearson Lee Williams 10. Ashton Winger 11. Dennis Franklin 12. Benji Hicks 13. Sam Seawright 14. Ryan Gifford 15. Billy Franklin 16. Darrell Lanigan 17. Kyle Strickler 18. Adam Yarbrough 19. ...

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Bailes All-In on Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series Finale

South Carolina racer seeking big payday on Saturday at Modoc Raceway   MODOC, SC – Feb. 26, 2020 – Since the start of the inaugural Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series season back in November, it’s been quite a ride for Ross Bailes.   Bailes, of Clover, SC, currently sits second in the overall points standings with one win and three top-10 ...

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Modoc Hosts Championship Race Next Saturday

Madden Eyes Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Crown at Modoc Bailes leads pack chasing South Carolina superstar to title   MODOC, SC – Feb. 20, 2020 – Three different winners in its first four races sets the stage for the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series championship next week.   Chris Madden carried the momentum from his incredible 2019 run into the winter, winning ...

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Expanded Broadcast Schedule Announced for 2020

Batavia, OH (January 29, 2020) – There are exciting things happening all around with the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, one being the expanded broadcast schedule for 2020. Between four major networks: MAVTV Motorsports Network, NBCSN, CBS Sports Network, and CBS, fans will have access to live events, re-airings, and highlights from every event on the schedule.   Not ...

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Ross Bailes takes Xtreme DIRTcar Series win at Cherokee Speedway!

BAILES’ BIG DAY OUT: South Carolinian dominates at Cherokee New car, new attitude for Hell’s Bailes in 2020   GAFFNEY, SC – Jan. 26, 2020 – It’s never easy to pull off the coveted “clean sweep” of the competition in a Super Late Model race, especially one at Cherokee Speedway against some of the Southeast’s best drivers. But Clover, SC-native ...

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Xtreme DIRTcar Series Shifts Cherokee Race to Sunday, Jan. 26

Creates huge Dirt Late Model weekend with Jan. 25 event at Cochran Motor Speedway   GAFFNEY, SC — Jan. 15, 2020 — In the midst of a rain-filled week, DIRTcar Racing and Cherokee Speedway officials decided to move this Saturday’s Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series event to next Sunday, Jan. 26, creating a huge weekend with a previously scheduled event on ...

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Zack Mitchell Wins at Lavonia!

PALMETTO STATE PUMMELING: Mitchell Dominates at Lavonia, SC Drivers Cover Podium Zack Mitchell wins first career Xtreme Series race, Madden retains points lead   LAVONIA, GA – Dec. 15, 2019 – Zack Mitchell powered to a 40-lap Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series victory on Sunday afternoon at Lavonia Speedway, halting a two-race win streak by points leader Chris Madden.   Kid ...

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2020 World of Outlaw Late Model Schedule Released!

2020 SCHEDULE: New Boone Speedway Event Keys Tour $30,000-to-win Hawkeye 100 is the Newest Premier Event on the 51-race World of Outlaws Schedule   CONCORD, NC – Dec. 9, 2019 – Iowa’s legendary Boone Speedway is known for huge events, but the inaugural Hawkeye 100 on May 1-2 featuring the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series will be the richest ...

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Madden Wins Sixth Blue Gray 100 at Cherokee!

A SIX-PACK FOR SMOKEY: Madden Wins Inaugural Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series Race at Cherokee GAFFNEY, SC – Nov. 24, 2019 – From the spectator line forming outside Cherokee Speedway at 9:30 a.m. waiting to get in, to announcer Rick Eshelman’s The Most Extreme Super Late Models in the Southeast four-wide call, the inaugural race of the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series ...

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Drydene Named Xtreme DIRTcar Series Title Sponsor

$45k Point Fund, $4k Guarantee + Unique Point System   CONCORD, NC — Nov. 15, 2019 — DIRTcar Racing Officials announced today Drydene Performance Products has been named title sponsor of the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series ahead of its winter season opener on Sunday, Nov. 24, at Cherokee Speedway for the Blue Gray 100.   An all-new series logo in ...

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Rocket’s Engaged! – Awards & More from the World of Outlaws Banquet

HIGHLY ENGAGING: Sheppard Pops the Question and the Champagne at Year-End banquet Sheppard’s marriage proposal adds to championship celebration for World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series   CONCORD, NC – Nov. 11, 2019 – Wrapping up what will forever be engrained as one of the greatest seasons in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series history, Brandon ...

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Can-Am World Finals Just Three Days Away!

Big Money on the Line This Weekend at Can-Am World Finals Drivers second through fifth in points battling for huge swing in final paycheck   CONCORD, NC – Nov. 4, 2019 – What would you do for an additional $30,000 in your paycheck? Well, the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series racers currently second through fifth in the ...

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World Short Track Championship Now Just Two Days Away!

SOUTHEAST FAVORITE: Ivey Looks to Use Pro/Super Late Model Experience to win at The Dirt Track   CONCORD, NC – Oct. 29, 2019 – This Thursday, Friday and Saturday, several hundred cars across nine divisions of racing are expected to gather at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 4th annual Driven Racing Oil World Short Track Championship, ...

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56-Race Schedule for Lucas Oil Late Models in 2020

BATAVIA, Ohio (October 19, 2019) – The 2020 season, 56-race schedule of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was announced today during the tour’s season finale at Portsmouth (OH) Raceway Park.   Showcasing the talents of the nation’s elite dirt late model teams, the 2020 schedule will visit 32 different venues across 18 states. The 2020 tour will launch ...

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