Ryan Smith Scores a Port Royal Win for the Posse
As Smith claims his first ever World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win, Donny Schatz clinches the 2014 championship
PORT ROYAL, Pa. - Oct. 25, 2014 - The Pennsylvania Posse claimed victory over the Outlaws Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway as Kunkletown, Pa.-native Ryan Smith scored his first career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory.
After an intense battle with series points leader Donny Schatz that lasted through the second half of the feature, Smith, 26, rolled his car into victory lane to roaring applause from the crowd and chants of 'Posse! Posse! Posse!'
"Yeah, I don't know what to say. We just beat the Outlaws!" said Smith, the 23rd different winner and sixth different first-time winner this season. "It's a team effort. To stand here when the Outlaws are here makes it that much better."
At A Glance: Darrah Has The Experience at Port Royal
The Outlaws have not been at Port Royal in over a decade – Donny Schatz is the last winner, but Cody Darrah has more recent experience at the track
CONCORD, N.C. - Oct. 23, 2014 - It has been 10 years since the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series has been to Port Royal Speedway. One driver though has more recent experience at the track - Cody Darrah.
In 2009, the Red Lion, Pa.-native won one of the biggest races of his career - the Dream Race Extreme III at Port Royal. The then 19-year-old Darrah held off Greg Hodnett and battled Don Kreitz Jr., Adam Wilt and Todd Shaffer to win the $15,000, 40-lap event.
A Fremont Comeback for Donny Schatz
Wins the Last Chance Showdown and then battles through the field to score his 26th World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season
FREMONT, Ohio - Oct. 18 2014 - Donny Schatz proved Saturday night at Fremont Speedway that nothing can keep him down on the way to his sixth career World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship.
After qualifying second, Schatz looked well positioned at Fremont - and then disaster struck.
Highlights: World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Port Royal Speedway October 25th, 2014
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Victory Lane from Port Royal Speedway
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Highlights: World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Fremont Speedway October 18th, 2014