World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance
Clay County Fairgrounds, Deer Creek Speedway
SPENCER, Iowa – Sept. 11, 2012 – Donny Schatz capitalized on a strong West Coast swing to not only regain the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championship lead, but to hold the largest margin of the season as the series returns to the Midwest this weekend.
On the strength of seven straight top-five finishes, Schatz is riding a 72-point advantage over Craig Dollansky, who is promoting Friday’s 6th annual Arnold Motor Supply Shootout at Clay County Fairgrounds. NASCAR driver Brad Sweet claimed his first career World of Outlaws victory at the 3/8-mile oval in June.
On Saturday, the Outlaws will compete in the FVP Outlaw Showdown at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn. Steve Kinser won last year’s event at the 3/8-mile oval after Joey Saldana landed in Victory Lane the previous two seasons.
Friday, Sept. 14, at Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa, for the 6th annual Arnold Motor Supply Shootut. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with hot laps around 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 15, at Deer Creek Speedway in Spring Valley, Minn., for the FVP Outlaw Showdown. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with hot laps slated for 6:30 p.m.
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).
Deer Creek Speedway is located at 25262 US Highway 63 in Spring Valley, Minn. Click on the link for a map (http://goo.gl/maps/uDVKL).
Tickets for the 6th annual Arnold Motor Supply Shootout at Clay County Fairgrounds can be ordered online by clicking CDR-Promotions.com.
Tickets for the FVP Outlaw Showdown at Deer Creek Speedway can be ordered online by clicking DeerCreekSpeedway.com.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws — www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Clay County Fairgrounds — www.CDR-Promotions.com
Deer Creek Speedway — www.DeerCreekSpeedway.com
Dirt Radio Network — www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
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.
Deer Creek Speedway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 11.583 seconds was established by Sam Hafertepe Jr. on Sept. 19, 2009.
World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Clay County Fairgrounds:
2012 – Brad Sweet on June 8
2011 – Craig Dollansky on Sept. 16
2010 – Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 17
2009 – Jason Meyers on Sept. 16
2008 – Donny Schatz on Sept. 10
2007 – Donny Schatz on Sept. 12
World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Deer Creek Speedway:
2011 – Steve Kinser on Sept. 17
2010 – Joey Saldana on Sept. 18
2009 – Joey Saldana on Sept. 19
Clay County Fairgrounds and Deer Creek Speedway are 3/8-mile tracks. There have been 17 World of Outlaws features on a track that size this season. The winners are:Sammy Swindell – 3 (Grays Harbor Raceway on Aug. 29, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 25 and Red River Valley Speedway on June 16); Craig Dollansky – 2 (Castrol Raceway on Aug. 24 and I-96 Speedway on June 2); Tim Kaeding – 2 (Antioch Speedway on Sept. 10 and Cedar Lake Speedway on July 6); Donny Schatz – 2 (Nodak Speedway on Aug. 19 and Junction Motor Speedway on Aug. 14); Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 10); Mark Dobmeier – 1 (Huset’s Speedway on July 3); Chad Kemenah – 1 (Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 28); Kraig Kinser – 1 (Dodge City Raceway Park on June 23); Steve Kinser – 1 (Dodge City Raceway Park on June 22); Joey Saldana – 1 (Paducah International Speedway on April 13); Tony Stewart – 1 (Ohsweken Speedway on July 31) and Brad Sweet – 1 (Clay County Fairgrounds on June 8).
The following World of Outlaws drivers maintain websites:
Cody Darrah – http://www.codydarrah.com
Craig Dollansky – http://www.dollanskyracing.com
Chad Kemenah – http://www.chadkemenah.com
Kraig Kinser – http://www.kraigkinser.com
Steve Kinser – http://www.stevekinser.com
Kerry Madsen – http://www.kenericracing.com
Bill Rose – http://www.billroseracing.com
Joey Saldana – http://www.joeysaldana.com
Donny Schatz – http://www.donnyschatz.com
Sammy Swindell – http://www.swindellmotorsports.citymaker.com
Lucas Wolfe – http://www.lucaswolfe.com
For more driver information, visit: www.WorldofOutlaws.com
NEWS & NOTES
Feature winners: Sammy Swindell – 11 (Grays Harbor Raceway on Aug. 29, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 25, River Cities Speedway on Aug. 17, Autodrome Granby on July 27, Eldora Speedway on July 14, Lakeside Speedway on June 30, Red River Valley Speedway on June 16, Eldora Speedway on May 5, Knoxville Raceway on April 28, Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20 and Merced Speedway on March 30); Donny Schatz – 9 (Calistoga Speedway on Sept. 9, Silver Dollar Speedway on Sept. 6, Nodak Speedway on Aug. 19, Junction Motor Speedway on Aug. 14, Knoxville Raceway on Aug. 11, Cornwall Motor Speedway on July 29, Farmer City Raceway on April 25, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Craig Dollansky – 7 (Castrol Raceway on Aug. 24, Lebanon Valley Speedway on July 22, Lernerville Speedway on July 17, I-96 Speedway on June 2, Hagerstown Speedway on May 20, Tri-State Speedway on April 21 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Kerry Madsen – 5 (Willamette Speedway on Sept. 3, Skagit Speedway on Aug. 31, Limaland Motorsports Park on July 11, Belleville High Banks on June 29 and Knoxville Raceway on June 9);Joey Saldana – 5 (Autodrome Drummond on July 28, Eldora Speedway on July 13, The Dirt Track at Charlotte on May 25, Paducah International Raceway on April 13 and Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); Tim Kaeding – 4 (Antioch Speedway on Sept. 10, Cedar Lake Speedway on July 6, Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16 and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8); Kraig Kinser – 4 (Beaver Dam Raceway on July 7, Dodge City Raceway Park on June 23, River Cities Speedway on June 15 and Kokomo Speedway on June 5); Steve Kinser – 3 (Dodge City Raceway Park on June 22, Orange County Fair Speedway on May 19 and Williams Grove Speedway on May 12);Chad Kemenah – 2 (Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 28 and Eldora Speedway on May 4); Tony Stewart – 2 (Ohsweken Speedway on July 31 and Lernerville Speedway on July 17); Sean Becker – 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway on Sept. 7); Cody Darrah – 1 (Williams Grove Speedway on July 21); Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 10); Mark Dobmeier – 1 (Huset’s Speedway on July 3); Travis Jacobson – 1 (Skagit Speedway on Sept. 1); Kyle Larson – 1 (Silver Dollar Speedway on Sept. 8); 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);Brad Sweet – 1 (Clay County Fairgrounds on June 8) and Lucas Wolfe – 1 (Bloomington Speedway on Aug. 3).
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 Outlaws are scheduled to compete at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., on Wednesday, Sept. 19.