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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance
Paducah International Raceway, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55
PADUCAH, Ky. – April 9, 2012 – Following a month on the West Coast, where three of the last five races were rained out, the World of Outlaws head to Kentucky and Missouri for a doubleheader this weekend.
On Friday, Paducah International Raceway will host Kentucky’s lone race, while Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., is the site for Saturday’s event.
Sammy Swindell is riding his first win of the season, which catapulted him into the World of Outlaws points lead. With a top-five finish in four of the eight races this season, Donny Schatz and Jason Sides are within six and eight points, respectively.
Joey Saldana – a three-time winner at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 since 2007 – ranks fourth, only 12 points back. Kraig Kinser, who has earned quick time the past two races and has a streak of six consecutive races of qualifying in the top five, is fifth in the World of Outlaws standings – 14 points behind Swindell.
Friday, April 13, at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Ky. Front gates are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with qualifying set to begin at 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. Front gates are scheduled to open at 3 p.m. with qualifying at approximately 6:45 p.m.
Paducah International Raceway is located at 4445 Shemwell Lane in Paducah, Ky. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/3avqe).
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is located at 1540 Herky-Horine Road in Pevely, Mo. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/thhqe).
Tickets for both races can be purchased by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or calling 877-395-8606.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Paducah International Raceway – www.paducahracing.net
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 – www.i55raceway.com
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
Paducah International Raceway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.825 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on April 17, 2009.
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is a high-banked, 1/3-mile oval. The track record of 10.189 seconds was established by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.
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.
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Points Standings through March 30
Pos. Driver Total Diff Wins T5 T10 QT
1 Sammy Swindell 1104 0 1 4 6 1
2 Donny Schatz 1098 -6 2 4 6 0
3 Jason Sides 1096 -8 0 4 6 0
4 Joey Saldana 1092 -12 1 4 6 1
5 Kraig Kinser 1090 -14 0 3 7 2
6 Steve Kinser 1076 -28 0 3 6 0
7 Jason Meyers 1054 -50 0 3 4 1
8 Craig Dollansky 1041 -63 1 3 4 0
9 Chad Kemenah 994 -110 0 1 3 2
10 Cody Darrah 976 -128 0 1 2 0
11 Lucas Wolfe 952 -152 0 0 2 0
12 Kerry Madsen 911 -193 0 1 1 0