At A Glance: Outlaws Look to Stop Schatz at Oil City Cup
Kerry Madsen won at Castrol Raceway last season, while Joey Saldana has three wins at the track
CONCORD, N.C. — Aug. 21, 2014 — As the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series begins its western swing at the Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada on Aug. 22 and 23, points leader Donny Schatz carries the momentum of recent wins and unmatched consistency through the ‘Month of Money.’
Since July 18 – the first night of Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway – Schatz has finished no worse than third with his STP/Armor All team. After his win at Nodak Speedway on Aug. 17, the Tony Stewart Racing driver has 12 straight podium finishes. Schatz has won six of the last nine races and has a 154 point lead in his quest for a sixth championship.
Schatz Captures His 15th Win of the Season at Nodak Speedway
Extends World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series points lead to 154 over second place Daryn Pittman
MINOT, N.D. — Aug. 17, 2014 — Joey Saldana and Donny Schatz fought a pitched battle through much of the feature Sunday night at the Gerdau Magic City Showdown at Nodak Speedway presented by Schatz Crossroads Truckstop, but it was Schatz who came out on top, scoring his 15th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win of the season.
Schatz, a North Dakota native, said it meant a lot to him to get a win in front of a hometown crowd.
“It’s great. Nothing feels better than that,” Schatz said. “Thank you everybody here for 20 years of great support. What a race. These guys are unbelievable. Slick, sticky, cushion, no cushion, they got one hell of a racecar. It’s a pleasure to drive it. It’s fun to be here.”
Daryn Pittman Wins Hard Fought 12th of the Season at River Cities
It is Pittman’s 50th Career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Win
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — Aug. 15, 2014 — Daryn Pittman did not want to see the caution flag that flew with three laps to go in Friday night’s World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event at River Cities Speedway.
For the previous 37 laps, the Owasso, Okla. native had been fending off strong challenges from Kraig Kinser and current series point leader Donny Schatz, who won the last time the Outlaws were at the track.