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World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars at a Glance: The Ironman
Dollansky seeks third consecutive Federated Auto Parts Ironman title at high-banked I-55
PEVELY, Mo. – Aug. 1, 2013 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series invades Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Friday and Saturday for the two-night, 55-lap Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55.
Craig Dollansky is aiming his third consecutive Ironman victory on Saturday night. His four overall World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victories at the high-banked, 1/3-mile oval are tied with Steve Kinser for the most in series history. Joey Saldana, the inaugural winner of the event in 2009 and a three-time winner in his career at I-55, is seeking his first victory of the season.
Championship points leader Daryn Pittman is holding off Donny Schatz, who earned six victories in 13 races in July as the Month of Money begins to wind down. Pittman and Schatz have each won a feature in their Outlaw careers at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.
Friday and Saturday, Aug. 2-3, at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55. Hot laps are scheduled at 6:30 p.m. both nights.
To get to Federated Auto Parts Raceway t ake I-55 to Herculaneum exit (#178), head east on U.S. 61/67, go north to Herky-Horine Road, then 1/2-mile west. Click on the link for a map ( http://tinyurl.com/l3m6jkd)
ABOUT THE TRACK
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is a high-banked, 1/3-mile oval. The track record is 10.189 seconds by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.
Previous A-Feature winners at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55:
2012 – Craig Dollansky on Oct. 13, Jason Sides on Oct. 13
2011 – Craig Dollansky on Aug. 5
2010 – Joey Saldana on April 17, Tim Shaffer on Aug. 6, Jason Meyers on Aug. 7
2009 – Craig Dollansky on Aug. 7, Joey Saldana on Aug. 8
2008 – Jason Meyers on April 5
2007 – Joey Saldana on July 7
2006 – Donny Schatz on April 1, Brooke Tatnell on July 8
2005 – Kraig Kinser on April 2, Chad Kemenah on July 8
2004 – Craig Dollansky on April 17, Danny Lasoski on Aug. 7
2003 – Steve Kinser on April 12, Tyler Walker on July 12
2002 – Jac Haudenschild on March 30, Daryn Pittman on July 13
2001 – Randy Hannagan on March 24, Stevie Smith on July 14
2000 – Jac Haudenschild on July 22
1999 – Jac Haudenschild on July 24
1998 – Stevie Smith on July 25, Andy Hillenburg on Oct. 10
1997 – Mark Kinser on May 18, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 11
1996 – Mark Kinser on June 12
1992 – Steve Kinser on June 10
1991 – Sammy Swindell on May 4
1990 – Sammy Swindell on April 14
1989 – Doug Wolfgang on April 15, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 11
1988 – Steve Kinser on April 23
1987 – Brad Doty on April 22, Steve Kinser on Sept. 25
Tickets for the Federated Auto Parts Ironman 55 can be purchased by visiting http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets
The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:
Cody Darrah – CodyDarrah.com
Craig Dollansky – DollanskyRacing.com
David Gravel – DavidGravel89G.com
Chad Kemenah – ChadKemenah.com
Kraig Kinser – KraigKinser.com
Steve Kinser – SteveKinser.com
Kerry Madsen – KenericRacing.com
Paul McMahan – PaulMcMahanRacing.com
Daryn Pittman – DarynPittman.com
Bill Rose – BillRoseRacing.com
Joey Saldana – JoeySaldanaRacing.com
Donny Schatz – DonnySchatz.com
Jason Sides – SidesMotorsports.com
Sammy Swindell – SwindellMotorsports.citymaker.com
For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com
WINNERS: Donny Schatz – 13 (Kings Speedway on April 12, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6, Knoxville Raceway on May 11, Williams Grove Speedway on May 17, Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 27, Jackson Speedway on June 14 Knoxville Raceway June 15, Dodge City Raceway Park on July 5, Limaland Motorsports Park on July 11 Lernerville Speedway July 16 Williams Grove Speedway July 20, Lebanon Valley Speedway on July 21 and Ohsweken Speedway on July 30); Daryn Pittman – 8 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 13, Tucson International Raceway on March 9, Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, Eldora Speedway on May 4, New Egypt Speedway on May 21 Dodge City Raceway Park on July 6 Lernerville Speedway on July 16 and Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on July 23); Tim Kaeding – 7 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 15, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 7, Tri-State Speedway on April 20, Elko Speedway on May 10 LaSalle Speedway on Jun 29 and Huset’s Speedway on July 3); Craig Dollansky – 5 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16 Salina Highbanks Speedway on April 27, 34 Raceway on June 6, Lakeside Speedway on June 8 and Beaver Dam Raceway on June 29 ); Paul McMahan – 3 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23, The Dirt Track at Charlotte on May 24 and I-96 Raceway on June 1); Sammy Swindell – 2(Merced Speedway on March 29 and Cedar Lake Speedway on June 30); Kerry Madsen – 2 (Eldora Speedway on May 3 and Eldora Speedway on July 12) ;Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 17); Shane Golobic – 1 (Antioch Speedway on April 5); Kraig Kinser – 1 (Orange County Fair Speedway on May 20);Steve Kinser – 1 (El Paso Speedway Park on April 16); Kyle Larson – 1 (Stockton 99 Dirt Track on March 22);Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17); Terry McCarl – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16),); David Gravel – 1 (I-94 Speedway on June 22) Brad Sweet – 1 (Eldora Speedway on July 13)
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 for $20,000 to win at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 for the Ironman 55.