World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars at a Glance: Stockton Dirt Track
Californians aim to keep up momentum heading to FVP Western Spring Shootout
STOCKTON, Calif. – March 19, 2014 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars will storm the Stockton Dirt Track for the second time in series history on Saturday night for the FVP Western Spring Shootout.
Californian Rico Abreu will be seeking his second consecutive win after he earned the first Outlaw victory of his career last Saturday at Thunderbowl Raceway. Kyle Larson, Abreu’s friend and current NASCAR star, earned the victory at the inaugural World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event last year at the semi-banked, 3/8 mile oval.
Paul McMahan, whose roots are in California, owns the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship lead through the first eight races over the series’ previous two champions, Daryn Pittman and Donny Schatz.
· Saturday, March 22, at the Stockton Dirt Track. Racing begins at 7 p.m.
· The Stockton Dirt Track is located at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds. Take State Route 99 to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd to fairgrounds on left. Click on the link for a map (https://goo.gl/maps/4Rk82)
ABOUT THE TRACKS
Stockton Dirt Track is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record is 13.278 seconds by Daryn Pittman on March 22, 2013
Previous winners at the Stockton Dirt Track:
2013-Kyle Larson on March 22
The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Cody Darrah – CodyDarrah.com
Tim Kaeding – TKaedingRacing.com
Kraig Kinser – KraigKinser.com
Steve Kinser – SteveKinser.com
Kerry Madsen – KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan – PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman – DarynPittman.com
Joey Saldana – JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Logan Schuchart – Shark1s.com
Donny Schatz – DonnySchatz.com
Jason Sides – SidesMotorsports.com
Brad Sweet – Bradsweetracing.com
Sammy Swindell – SwindellMotorsports.citymaker.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com
WINNERS: Donny Schatz – 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6) Brad Sweet – 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Tucson International Raceway on March 8), Steve Kinser – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16), Paul McMahan – 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 5), Rico Abreu – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 15), Daryn Pittman – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14).
DASH TWIST: Beginning with Saturday night’s FVP Western Spring Shootout, the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series will use a new format for the dash, which will be comprised of six cars. The dash will include the heat race winners plus the next fastest cars in qualifying that transfer from their heat to the A-main. The number of heat races will dictate the number of qualifiers that will join the dash, which will set the first three rows of the A-main.
LISTEN LIVE: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features.
LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.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 STP Sprint Car Series races into Merced Speedway and Silver Dollar Speedway on March 28-29.