World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance
Farmer City Raceway, Eagle Raceway, Knoxville Raceway
FARMER CITY, Ill. – April 23, 2012 – The World of Outlaws continues its Midwest swing with races in three states this week.
The Outlaws return to Farmer City Raceway on Wednesday for the first time since 2003. There has been a different winner in the four World of Outlaws events at the high-banked, quarter-mile track. It also marks the first midweek show of the season for the Outlaws.
On Friday, the World of Outlaws will put on the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., where they haven’t raced since 2009. While he hasn’t won in the last five races at the high-banked, third-mile oval, Steve Kinser has claimed a record 15 victories in 38 career Outlaws events.
The weekend wraps up on Saturday when the World of Outlaws makes its first trip of the season to the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. In addition to winning five of the last six Knoxville Nationals, Donny Schatz has also recorded a victory in four of the last nine World of Outlaws events at the semi-banked, half mile.
Wednesday, April 25, at Farmer City Raceway in Farmer City, Ill. Front gates are scheduled to open at 3 p.m. with hot laps slated for 6:30 p.m. and racing at 7 p.m.
Friday, April 27, for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb. Front gates are scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.
Saturday, April 28, at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. Front gates are scheduled to open at 6 p.m. with hot laps at 6:45 p.m.
Farmer City Raceway is located on the Farmer City Fairgrounds at 850 North Grove Street in Farmer City, Ill. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/xw3gr).
Eagle Raceway is located at 617 238th Street in Eagle, Neb. Click on the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/s6erj).
Knoxville Raceway is located on the Marion County Fairgrounds at 1000 N. Lincoln Street in Knoxville, Iowa. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/phhcv).
Tickets for Farmer City Raceway can be ordered online by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or by calling 877-395-8606.
Tickets for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at Eagle Raceway can be ordered online at SLSPromotions.com or by calling 1-815-344-2023 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central) Monday thru Friday.
Tickets for Knoxville Raceway can be ordered online at KnoxvilleRaceway.com.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Farmer City Raceway – www.FarmerCityRacing.com
Eagle Raceway – www.EagleRaceway.com
Knoxville Raceway – www.KnoxvilleRaceway.com
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
NEWS & NOTES
Feature winners:Craig Dollansky – 2 (Tri-State Speedway on April 21 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Tim Kaeding – 2 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16 and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8); Joey Saldana – 2 (Paducah International Raceway on April 13 and Perris Auto Speedway onMarch 10); Donny Schatz – 2 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Sammy Swindell – 2 (Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20 and Merced Speedway on March 30); Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18).
Tune in: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit http://www.DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features, including updated results from each night of racing as well as a chat room to interact with other fans listening to the racing action. Also, be sure to check out the all new official Podcast of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Outlaws Unleashed, in the iTunes store or at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com.
Live Updates Online: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com for live text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.
Up Next: The World of Outlaws make its first trip of 2012 to Ohio for a doubleheader at the famed Eldora Speedway in Rossburg on May 4-5.