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

History Renewed

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

iRacing Sprint Cars


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

Riverside Return

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

by Clayton Johns

CONCORD, N.C. — March 23, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series 2017 Kickoff Tour continues through California on Friday, March 31 and Saturday, April 1 with stops at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, CA and Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, CA.

The Outlaws visit Keller Auto Speedway at Kings Fairgrounds for the Kings Outlaw Shootout —the first race since 2015. Shane Stewart dominated when the Outlaws last visited the semi-banked 3/8-mile oval on April 17, 2015, leading all 35 laps to score the $10,000 ransom.

Read more: Kickoff Tour Continues to Keller and Perris

Friday Night of FVP Western Spring Shootout Cancelled Due to Heavy Rains

Event will resume Saturday, March 25 as regularly scheduled

STOCKTON, CA. - March 23, 2017 - The first night of the FVP Western Spring Shootout at the Stockton Dirt Track has been cancelled due to a forecast calling for rain in the Stockton, CA area most of Friday, March 24.
Despite the rain, the modern facilities at the San Joaquin Fairgrounds - including paved parking lots, under cover concourse and all-weather seating - will be ready for Saturday's event. The expansive horse track area will allow a mile of stone-based pit parking.
Read more: Friday Night Stockton Show Cancelled

The PA Aussie James McFadden joins Open Red this week to talk about his Outlaw schedule, racing in Australia, and more. Plus the guys recap Tulare. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 38 - Tulare & James McFadden

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