World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance
Kokomo Speedway, Clay County Fairgrounds, Knoxville Raceway
KOKOMO, Ind. – June 4, 2012 – The schedule continues to heat up heading into the summer for the World of Outlaws.
On Tuesday, the Outlaws return to Kokomo Speedway for the first time since 2007 in the third round of the Kasey Kahne Challenge. Steve Kinser, who leads the current championship standings, has claimed a series-best six feature wins at the quarter-mile oval. However, there has been a different winner in each of the past six World of Outlaws events at Kokomo Speedway dating back to 1993.
The Outlaws venture to Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa, for the series first-ever spring event at the 3/8-mile oval on Friday. Craig Dollansky, who is also promoting the event, won the only World of Outlaws race last season at Clay County Fairgrounds.
Saturday marks the Outlaws second trip of the year to the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, where Sammy Swindell was victorious in April. It is the last World of Outlaws event at the half mile before the 52nd annual Goodyear Knoxville Nationals in August.
Tuesday, June 5, at Kokomo Speedway in Kokomo, Ind., for the third event of the Kasey Kahne Challenge. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with hot laps at 6:30 p.m.
Friday, June 8, at Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa, for the Clay County Cup. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with hot laps at 6:45 p.m.
Saturday, June 9, at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The front gate is scheduled to open at 6 p.m. with hot laps at 6:45 p.m.
Kokomo Speedway is located at 2455 Davis Road in Kokomo, Ind. Click on the link for a map (http://goo.gl/maps/Nzm8).
Clay County Fairgrounds is located at 1401 4th Avenue West in Spencer, Iowa. Click on the link for a map (http://goo.gl/maps/kPWm).
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 the Kasey Kahne Challenge at Kokomo Speedway are available by ordering 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 the Clay County Cup at Clay County Fairgrounds can be ordered online at CDR-Promotions.com.
Tickets for Knoxville Raceway can be ordered online at KnoxvilleRaceway.com.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws — www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Kokomo Speedway — www.KokomoSpeedway.net
Clay County Fairgrounds — www.CDR-Promotions.com
Knoxville Raceway — www.KnoxvilleRaceway.com
Dirt Radio Network — www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
Kokomo Speedway is a semi-banked, quarter-mile oval. The track record of 11.461 seconds was established by Brooke Tatnell on June 14, 2005.
Clay County Fairgrounds is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 13.345 seconds was established by Kerry Madsen on Sept. 16, 2009.
Knoxville Raceway is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 14.407 seconds was established by Brooke Tatnell on May 6, 2006.
NEWS & NOTES
Feature winners: Craig Dollansky – 4 (I-96 Speedway on June 2, Hagerstown Speedway on May 20, Tri-State Speedway on April 21 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19);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); 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); Chad Kemenah – 2 (Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 28 and Eldora Speedway on May 4); 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); 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 at http://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 head to North Dakota for a race at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks on Friday, June 15, and an event at Red River Valley Speedway in Fargo on Saturday, June 16.