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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance
The Dirt Track at Charlotte
CONCORD, N.C. – May 21, 2012 – As the World of Outlaws recently surpassed the quarter point to the season, a couple of familiar faces have placed themselves atop the standings.
Steve Kinser, a 20-time Outlaws champion and the series winningest driver, has won two of the last four races en route to an 18-point advantage over three-time champion Sammy Swindell.
The duo and a strong contingent of champion-caliber drivers head to the Circle K NOS Energy Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday night for the season’s first televised race. The event will be broadcast live on SPEED beginning at 8 p.m. (EST).
Additionally, the World of Outlaws have partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers as part of its “Outlaws Give Back” charitable initiative. Every fan with an adult paid admission ticket who donates a cell phone will receive a free fan pit pass upgrade to the Circle K NOS Energy Outlaw Showdown.
Friday, May 25, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte in Concord, N.C., for the Circle K NOS Energy Outlaw Showdown. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with an autograph session at the main concourse at 4:30 p.m. Hot laps are slated for 6:15 p.m. and qualifying at 6:45 p.m.
The Dirt Track at Charlotte is located at 5555 Concord Pkwy. South in Concord, N.C. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/vqu5p).
Tickets can be ordered online by clicking CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com/dirt/tickets or by calling 800-455-3267.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
The Dirt Track at Charlotte – www.CharlotteMotorSpeedway.com/Dirt
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACK
The Dirt Track at Charlotte is a semi-banked, 4/10-mile oval. The track record of 11.889 seconds was established by Jeff Shepard on Oct. 6, 2001.
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); 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); Joey Saldana – 2 (Paducah International Raceway on April 13 and Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); 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 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 return to Indiana on Monday, May 28, for an event at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg.