Outlaws Roll into Hoosier State at Month's End
CJB Motorsports Looks to Build on Success at Tri-State Speedway
CONCORD, N.C. – April 7, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series rolls into the Hoosier state on Friday, April 28 for an exciting night of racing presented by Wheeler Mechanical Services at Plymouth Speedway before heading south to Tri-State Speedway the following night.
The Outlaws will first tackle Plymouth Speedway on Friday, April 28th. The Series made its debut at the semi-banked, 3/8th-mile oval in Plymouth, IN last season. Joey Saldana sat on the pole for last year’s the inaugural event, but it was the ‘Big Cat’ Brad Sweet that went on to claim the victory. Saldana came home with a top-five finish.Read more: Indiana Invasion
Outlaws Take Missouri for Spring Classic at I-55
CONCORD, N.C. — April 7, 2017 — One of the most storied tracks on the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series schedule, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 has been hosting the Outlaws since 1987, and thirty years later is set to host the Spring Classic on Saturday, April 22.Read more: Outlaws Take Missouri
By the Numbers: World of Outlaws at Gator Motorplex in Texas
by Tony Veneziano
WILIS, TX — April 6, 2017 — The inaugural Gator Outlaw Bash, featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and Southern United Sprints, hits the track next week on Thursday, April 13 at Gator Motorplex in Willis, Texas. The event was originally scheduled for March 4 but was postponed by inclement weather. All tickets from March 4 will be honored on April 13.
The series is finishing up their first West Coast Swing of the season before heading to the Lone Star state. Donny Schatz, the eighth-time and defending series champion has set a torrid pace to begin the season, winning six of the first 12 races and is the current point leader. David Gravel, who is currently second in points, has three wins, while Jason Johnson, Brad Sweet and Logan Schuchart have each been victorious once. This edition of By the Numbers sets the stage for the Gator Outlaw Bash at Gator Motorplex on Thursday, April 13.
Willie Kahne, owner of Factory Kahne Shocks and former sprint car crew chief, joins Ross and Justin this week to talk about the start of his and Kasey Kahne's career, working for Karl Kinser, the history of KKR, the beginnings of Factory Kahne, and so much more. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!Read more: Open Red Ep 40 - Willie Kahne
Outlaws Return to Site of Inaugural Event
by Clayton Johns
CONCORD, N.C. – April 5, 2017 – Every time the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series visits Devil’s Bowl Speedway, there’s an imposing historical atmosphere surrounding the event. The Mesquite, TX track was the site of the first-ever World of Outlaws race in 1978.
The 2017 Texas Outlaw Nationals at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on April 14 & 15 features a purse of over $100,00 and marks the fourth consecutive year, and 26th year overall, the Outlaws have raced the track where Ted Johnson, with the help of the late Lanny Edwards, created what would become ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’.Read more: Outlaws Return to Devil's Bowl
Time to Get Dirty on iRacing.com
Dirt racing is officially open for business on iRacing.com
CONCORD, N.C. — March 31, 2017 — The highly anticipated launch of dirt racing on iRacing.com is finally here. In a partnership with iRacing.com, World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing fans will now have the opportunity to race a 410 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car, a World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model or DIRTcar Racing Street Stock or Pro Late Model from their home computer.Read more: Get Dirty on iRacing
Two young guys with significant Outlaw schedules in 2017 join the show this week to talk about learning what it's like to be on the road and compete with the Greatest Show on Dirt. Hear Parker Price-Miller and Dominic Scelzi this week on Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!Read more: Open Red Ep 39 - Parker Price-Miller/Dominic Scelzi
Outlaws invade Gator Motorplex on April 13 for the Gator Outlaw Bash
by Tony Veneziano
WILIS, TX — March 30, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns to Texas on Thursday, April 13 for the inaugural Gator Bash at Gator Motorplex in Willis, which was postponed by inclement weather on March 4. All tickets from the originally scheduled event will be honored on April 13. The Southern United Sprints will also be in action, making it a full night of all sprint car action.Read more: Outlaws Return to Texas in April
Outlaws Tackle Arkansas Track for First Time since 2009
By Clayton Johns
CONCORD, N.C. — March 27, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will return to Riverside International Speedway in West Memphis, AR for the first time since 2009 on Friday, April 21 for the Bull Ring Outlaw Blitz. Located on the west bank of the Mississippi River and just west of Memphis, TN. the high-banked quarter-mile was established in 1949 and is among the longest continuously operated dirt tracks in the United States.Read more: Outlaws Return to Riverside
CooCoo for Cocopah
World of Outlaws Sprint Cars invade Cocopah Speedway for the first time
CONCORD, NC — March 24, 2017 — As the Kickoff Tour winds down, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series will kick the dust up for the first time at Cocopah Speedway in Yuma, AZ on Friday, April 7, wrapping up the two-night swing at Arizona Speedway on Saturday, April 8.
“It’s pretty awesome to have an Outlaw event at Cocopah,” said Tom Dalen, General Manager of Cocopah Speedway. “I grew up watching the Outlaws and have always said, ‘if you want to see the best show on dirt, you have to get to a World of Outlaws race’. The buzz around town has been great — we have a lot of interest in the race. We look forward to having the World of Outlaws in Yuma.”Read more: Outlaws Invade Cocopah Speedway