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World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Returning to Tucson, Perris in Spring

Season launches in Florida at UNOH DIRTcar Nationals, heads west for March CONCORD, N.C. — Nov. 17, 2011 — Over the past 34 years, eight different drivers have won a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship, spanning from Steve Kinser’s first of 20 titles in 1978 to Jason Meyers’ two most recent crowns in 2010 and ’11. At the ...

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By the Numbers: 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Season

17 different drivers visit victory lane in grueling coast to coast campaign CONCORD, N.C — November 7, 2011 — For only the fifth time in World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series history, a driver has won multiple championships. Clovis, Calif. native Jason Meyers continued to impress as he won his second consecutive title in dominating fashion. Meyers led the series ...

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Schatz Sweeps Lowes Foods World Finals at Dirt Track at Charlotte

Fargo, N.D. leads Tony Stewart Racing to 1-2 finish in final race of 2011 CONCORD, N.C — November 5, 2011 — Donny Schatz put an exclamation point on the 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season. After finishing second at the Sage Fruit Showdown at the Talladega Short Track, Schatz went on a tear. The four time series champion ...

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Schatz Dominates Lowes Foods World Finals Opener at Charlotte

Fargo, N.D. driver picks up 7th win of 2011, Swindell second and Meyers third   CONCORD, N.C — November 4, 2011 — Even though he won’t claim a fifth series title this season, Donny Schatz is ending 2011 in a high note. Coming into the Lowes Foods World Finals presented by Tom’s Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature’s Own, Schatz holds a ...

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DONNY KNOXVILLE: Schatz Claims Fifth Goodyear Knoxville Nationals Crown in Six Years

Gutsy early move to charge past Swindell and Sweet leads to $150,000 payday KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Aug. 13, 2011 — Donny Schatz wasted little time finding his way to the front of the 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals on Saturday night at historic Knoxville Raceway. Normally a driver who excels in the latter stages of a race, the four-time World of ...

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Lucas Wolfe, Tim Shaffer, Kevin Swindell Take Center Stage in Final Tune-Up for 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals

Sammy Swindell, Brad Sweet comprise front row for $150,000-to-win A-main KNOXVILLE, Iowa. — Aug. 12, 2011 — Lucas Wolfe is still chasing the first points-paying victory in his World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series career, but on Friday night at Knoxville Raceway he dominated the best drivers in the world by winning the Premier Chevy Dealers Knoxville World Challenge, the ...

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Dobmeier Captures Goodyear Knoxville Nationals Qualifying Victory

North Dakota racer edges Meyers for win; Sammy Swindell tops overall points KNOXVILLE, Iowa. — Aug. 11, 2011 — Mark Dobmeier knew he let one World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory slip away earlier this year at Princeton (Minn.) Speedway and he wasn’t about to let Thursday night’s Goodyear Knoxville Nationals qualifying event get away from him, too. Dobmeier ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance: 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway

KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Aug. 8, 2011 — For the past 51 years the small community of Knoxville, Iowa, is transformed into the Mecca of Sprint Car racing for a few weeks in August. It’s the most prestigious, richest and toughest race to win — the Goodyear Knoxville Nationals. Drivers and teams from around the world converge on the Midwestern town ...

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Dollansky Outlasts World of Outlaws for Ironman Win at I-55 Raceway

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE IRONMAN 55! Minnesotan earns seventh victory of year; runner-up Meyers extends points lead PEVELY, Mo. — Aug. 6, 2011 — Craig Dollansky was breathless in victory lane on Saturday night after capturing the Ironman 55 at hot and humid I-55 Raceway, but he still managed to crack a smile as he celebrated his ...

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Schatz Holds Off Wolfe for Fourth World of Outlaws Win of Season

Four-time champ sets sights on Saturday’s Ironman after Bloomington victory BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Aug. 5, 2011 — Donny Schatz wanted a victory at Bloomington Speedway since the last time the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series rolled out of the pit area. Unfortunately for Schatz, he didn’t know he would have to wait 11 years to do so, but made ...

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World of Outlaws At a Glance: Bloomington Speedway and I-55 Raceway

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance: Bloomington Speedway and I-55 Raceway CONCORD, N.C. — Aug. 1, 2011 — The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is set to embark on a huge weekend, beginning Friday in the hometown of 20-time champion Steve Kinser as the Outlaws invade Bloomington Speedway for the first time since 1999. On Saturday ...

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McMahan Takes World of Outlaws Inaugural Event at Brockville

Swindell, Dollansky have troubles while leading; Meyers extends points lead BROCKVILLE, Ontario — July 29, 2011 — Paul McMahan was in the right place at the right time, and had a little luck go his way, to capture the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series inaugural event Friday night at Brockville Ontario Speedway. McMahan started fourth in the HR Cattle/Roth ...

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Stewart Becomes World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Winner

‘This is big!’: Stewart Wins His First World of Outlaws Sprint Car Event NASCAR star holds off Swindell to earn win at Canada’s Ohsweken SpeedwayE OHSWEKEN, Ontario — July 27, 2011 — Some say Tony Stewart is the greatest driver of his generation. No doubt he’s become the most versatile. He proved it Wednesday night at Ohsweken Speedway when he ...

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance: Mediacom Shootout at Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway

CONCORD, N.C. — June 6, 2011 — After record-breaking events last weekend in Kansas to kick off June, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series sets its sights on legendary Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway for the Mediacom Shootout on Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11. It’s the first visit of the 2011 season for The Greatest Show on Dirt to ...

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McMahan Scores First Victory of 2011 at the Dirt Track at Charlotte

Kinser uses runner up finish to take series points lead from Saldana CONCORD, N.C. — May 28, 2011 — Paul McMahan had no idea what his 2011 racing plans were when he took off for a vacation in Cancun, Mexico last fall. McMahan spent 2010 subbing for the injured Cody Darrah in the #91 Great Clips Maxim for NASCAR star ...

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Saldana Holds Off Meyers for World of Outlaws Win at Thunderbowl

Kasey Kahne Racing driver earns second victory, moves into tie for overall championship lead TULARE, Calif. – March 19, 2011 – Joey Saldana admittedly gave away the lead on a double-file restart but promptly charged back to the front on Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway to earn his second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory of the season. On ...

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Fast Talkers: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Heads West for Spring Break

CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 21, 2011 – Steve Kinser and Jason Sides kicked off the 2011 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season with victories at the DIRTcar Nationals in Florida, now they lead the series this weekend to Pike County Speedway in Magnolia, Miss., and Royal Purple Raceway (formerly Houston Raceway Park) in Baytown Texas. The Outlaws will then ...

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There’s No Stopping Tim Kaeding in Lucas Oil ASCS Season Opener at Thunderbowl!

Lonnie Wheatley, TULARE, Cal. (February 9, 2011) – Tim Kaeding successfully defended his California turf from the invading Lucas Oil ASCS presented by K&N Filters National forces by racing to victory lane in Wednesday night’s season-opening 30-lap main event atop the 1/3-mile Thunderbowl Raceway clay oval. The San Jose shoe battled past four-time series champion Gary Wright for the lead ...

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