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World of Outlaws Postpones Four Upcoming Late Model Events

  CONCORD, NC — April 28, 2020 — World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series officials, together with track officials and in accordance with mass gathering restrictions from local and state authorities surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, are postponing upcoming events in Georgia at Lavonia Speedway (May 8) and Cochran Motor Speedway (May 9), as well as events in Ohio ...

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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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2019 USAC NATIONAL MIDGET SEASON IN REVIEW

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Speedway, Indiana (December 5, 2019)………With the 64th USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season in the books, we reflect on the most balanced season in recent times in terms of the variety of venues and the number of teams and drivers who stepped to the forefront to compete at an elite level throughout the ...

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All Star Circuit of Champions to headline 55 events in 11 states in 2020

BROWNSBURG, Ind. (December 5, 2019) – Tony Stewart’s Ollie’s Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 will hit the highway in less than two months, launching a 2020 campaign jam packed with high profile events, big money paydays, and of course, highly-competitive dirt ovals spread throughout much of the Northeast, Midwest, and Florida. To date, the ...

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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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LATE-RACE HEROICS NET COURTNEY LEFFLER MEMORIAL WIN

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Wayne City, Illinois (October 17, 2019)………Big track or small track, Tyler Courtney has seemingly excelled at venues of all dimensions throughout the 2019 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget season. Thursday night at the smallest track on the campaign, the 1/8-mile Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois, Courtney delivered his second-straight late-race heroic ...

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JASON LEFFLER MEMORIAL RACE PREVIEW

Wayne City, Illinois (October 14, 2019)………Four past winners are in this year’s lineup for the sixth running of the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Jason Leffler Memorial this Thursday night, October 17, at Wayne County Speedway in Wayne City, Illinois.   Tyler Thomas (Collinsville, Okla.) enters as the reigning race winner at 1/8-mile dirt bullring in southern Illinois.  He ...

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Overton and Rum Runner Racing Take on the Outlaws this weekend!

AT A GLANCE: Rum Running South Overton and Coulter of Rum Runner Racing have formed a winning combination in 2019   CONCORD, NC – Oct. 2, 2019 – Just five races remain on the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series schedule. Five more chances for points leader Brandon Sheppard to make history and get his 19th Feature ...

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COURTNEY CLAIMS THRONE IN 4-CROWN MIDGET MAIN

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Rossburg, Ohio (September 28, 2019)………Tyler Courtney had all the right moves in Saturday night’s 4-Crown Nationals presented by NKT.tv USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget feature, but when you’re amidst a high-speed game of chess on the banks of Eldora Speedway, you’ve got to have all the right moves at just the ...

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Race Week at a Glance: Stateline, Outlaw & Selinsgrove

At a Glance: Family Matters Briggs, Frank take aim at Stateline Speedway on Thursday in World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series final 2019 Northeast swing   JAMESTOWN, NY – Sept. 17, 2019 – The Outlaws started with 47 races ahead of them back in February and it’s now come down to the final eight, starting this weekend with visits ...

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WoO Race Week at a Glance: I-96 and Sharon

CONCORD, NC – Aug. 27, 2019 – The race for the 2019 World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series championship gets down to the nitty-gritty this weekend with the final weekend of racing in the Midwest at I-96 Speedway on Thursday and Sharon Speedway on Friday and Saturday. Only 11 races remain on the schedule, and if any team ...

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Sheppard & Rocket1 Racing Headed for History

HITTING THEIR STRIDE: Sheppard & Co. On Pace to Break Single-Season Wins Record   INDEPENDENCE, IA – July 2, 2019 – With Series points leader Brandon Sheppard picking up his ninth victory in 17 races last Friday at the Terre Haute Action Track, the Rocket1 Racing team now boasts a win percentage of just under 53 percent in World of ...

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Race Week at a Glance: Terre Haute Action Track

DRIVEN TO SUCCEED: Indiana Racer Kent Robinson Takes on World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Stars Friday at Terre Haute   TERRE HAUTE, IN — June 24, 2019 — As a former World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series Rookie of the Year contender in 2012, Kent Robinson is certainly no stranger to strong competition. In fact, it drives ...

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World of Outlaw Late Model Race Week – Firecracker 100

SARVER, PA — June 17, 2019 — First came the Firecracker, then came the party. Now in the 13th year, the two are synonymous. For three nights at Lernerville Speedway beginning this Thursday, race fans will set up camp for the biggest Dirt Late Model event in Pennsylvania and party all day around the races each night. There’s a concert ...

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Outlaws Take on Cochran and Lancaster

Race Week at a Glance – Another Trip Down South More tough local competition awaits the Outlaws at Cochran and Lancaster CONCORD, NC – May 29, 2019 – The World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model Series takes on the challenge of two tracks new to the tour this weekend, first on Friday, May 31, at Cochran Motor Speedway and ...

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Sheppard wins at Wayne County!

THRILLER NIGHT AT WAYNE COUNTY Sheppard, Weiss and Lanigan battle to an exciting finish ORRVILLE, OH – May 18, 2019 – If the standard length of a Morton Buildings Feature was only 45 laps instead of the usual 50, Saturday night’s race at Wayne County Speedway would have ended on a different note. Former Series Champions Brandon Sheppard and Darrell Lanigan put on what ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Vaults to Top Five in Farmer City 74; Three Race Weekend Ahead!

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) Dennis Erb, Jr., of Carpentersville, Illinois, was one of the 52 entrants that pulled through the pit gate at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Illinois on Friday night, May 10 for the annual running of the ‘Farmer City 74.’ The Schaeffer’s Oil MARS Racing Series presided over the single-day throwdown at the 1/4-mile bullring and a $10,000 ...

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