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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance
50th annual Morgan Hughes National Open at Williams Grove Speedway

MECHANICSBURG, Pa. – Sept. 24, 2012 – Donny Schatz continues to step closer to his fifth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship as the tour wraps up its season against the Pennsylvania Posse this weekend.
Schatz holds a 114-point advantage as the Outlaws venture to Williams Grove Speedway on Friday and Saturday for the 50th annual Morgan Hughes National Open – a $50,000-to-win event.

The World of Outlaws hold the edge on the Posse this season with Cody Darrah winning the Summer Nationals in July after Outlaws great Steve Kinser and Posse veteran Fred Rahmer split the opening weekend in May. Kinser also claimed the prestigious Morgan Cup for the Outlaws.

A variety of charity events will also take place at the track throughout the weekend, including the Williams Grove National Open Kick-It Tournament on Friday at 12:30 p.m. at Fisher Field and the National Open Benefit for Injured Drivers presented by O’Neill Race Gear on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the commercial tent next to the pit gate.


Friday and Saturday, Sept. 27-28, at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg, Pa. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5:30 p.m. with racing at approximately 7:30 p.m. each day.


Williams Grove Speedway is located at 1 Speedway Drive in Mechanicsburg, Pa. Click on the link for a map to the track (


Tickets for the 50th annual National Open at Williams Grove Speedway can be ordered by calling 717-697-5000. More information is available at


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Williams Grove Speedway is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 16.140 seconds was established by Brian Paulus on April 26, 2002.

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