Contact: Shawn Miller
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series PR
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance
Lawrenceburg Speedway, Attica Raceway Park, I-96 Speedway
LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. – May 28, 2012 – Fresh off its first television appearance of the season, the World of Outlaws return to the Midwest this week in the midst of a thick championship battle.
The top five drivers are separated by only 59 points with 20-time champion Steve Kinser holding a 12-point advantage over Tony Stewart Racing teammate Donny Schatz for the top spot.
The Outlaws will compete at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Monday for the first time since 2009. The series heads to Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Kistler Engines Classic on Friday followed by the NAPA Rumble at the newly reconfigured I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich., on Saturday.
Monday, May 28, at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Ind. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m.
Friday, June 1, at Attica Raceway Park in Attica, Ohio, for the Kistler Engines Classic. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with racing at 7:45 p.m.
Saturday, June 2, at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich., for the NAPA Rumble. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with racing at 6:30 p.m.
Lawrenceburg Speedway is located at 351 East Eads Parkway in Greendale, Ind. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/n4u8n).
Attica Raceway Park is located at 100 Fairgrounds Rd. in Attica, Ohio. Click on the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/b4gtv).
I-96 Speedway is located at 3823 Portland Road in Lake Odessa, Mich. Click on the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/6npzn).
Tickets for Lawrenceburg Speedway can be found by clicking LawrenceburgSpeedway.com.
Tickets for the Kistler Engines Classic at Attica Raceway Park can be found atAtticaRacewayPark.com.
Pit/Combo tickets for the NAPA Rumble at I-96 Speedway are available in advance only (includes a reserved seat and a pit pass) by ordering online at SLSpromotions.com or by calling 1-815-344-2023between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central) Monday thru Friday.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Lawrenceburg Speedway – www.LawrenceburgSpeedway.com
Attica Raceway Park – www.AtticaRacewayPark.com
I-96 Speedway – www.I-96Speedway.com
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
Lawrenceburg Speedway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 11.628 seconds was established by Spud Gustin on Sept. 13, 2008.
Attica Raceway Park is a high-banked, third-mile oval. The track record of 11.306 seconds was established by Bill Schroeder on Sept. 9, 1998.
I-96 Speedway is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 14.834 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on May 22, 2012.
NEWS & NOTES
Feature winners: Sammy Swindell – 4 (Eldora Speedway on May 5, Knoxville Raceway on April 28, Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20 and Merced Speedway on March 30); Craig Dollansky – 3 (Hagerstown Speedway on May 20, Tri-State Speedway on April 21 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Joey Saldana – 3 (The Dirt Track at Charlotte on May 25, Paducah International Raceway on April 13 and Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); Donny Schatz – 3 (Farmer City Raceway on April 25, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 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); Steve Kinser – 2 (Orange County Fair Speedway on May 19 and Williams Grove Speedway on May 12); Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 10); Chad Kemenah – 1 (Eldora Speedway on May 4); Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18); Paul McMahan – 1 (Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on May 16); Fred Rahmer – 1 (Williams Grove Speedway on May 11).
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 athttp://www.WorldofOutlaws.com for live, interactive 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 will compete at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., on Tuesday, June 5, for the third race of the Kasey Kahne Challenge.