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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance
ROSSBURG, Ohio – April 30, 2012 – The World of Outlaws make its first of two trips to the famed Eldora Speedway this weekend.
The high-banked, half-mile oval has hosted 137 events since the World of Outlaws inception in 1978 with a doubleheader scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. Twenty-time Outlaws champion Steve Kinser, who is fourth in the current championship standings, has claimed a series-best 35 victories.
Sammy Swindell, who leads the standings, has picked up 18 wins at Eldora Speedway. Donny Schatz, who trails Swindell by seven points, has won four races and Joey Saldana – third in the standings, 25 points behind Swindell – has been victorious in eight of the last 28 World of Outlaws events at Eldora Speedway.
Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Front gates are scheduled to open at 2 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing set for 7:30 p.m. each day.
Eldora Speedway is located at 13929 State Route 118 in New Weston, Ohio. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/u652b).
Tickets can be ordered online by clicking EldoraSpeedway.com.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Eldora Speedway – www.EldoraSpeedway.com
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACK
Eldora Speedway is a high-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 12.707 seconds was established by Craig Dollansky on April 13, 2002.
NEWS & NOTES
Feature winners:Donny Schatz – 3 (Farmer City Raceway on April 25, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Sammy Swindell – 3 (Knoxville Raceway on April 28, Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20 and Merced Speedway on March 30); 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 on March 10); 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 will face off against the PA Posse on Wednesday, May 9, for The Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, and Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg.