Daryn Pittman Perseveres to Score Perris Win
Joey Saldana finishes third with pass on last turn of last lap
PERRIS, Calif. - April 16, 2016 - Daryn Pittman dominated Saturday night's SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway to claim his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season. The win came one night after a crash ended his night while he led at Bakersfield Speedway.
"Last night was dumb," Pittman said of his Bakersfield Speedway run. "I ran over Joey [Saldana] and took ourselves out of contention for a win there and tore up a lot of equipment."
Pittman, who claimed his first ever series win at Perris, said perseverance is the motto of his No. 9 Great Clips team.Read more: Pittman Perseveres at Perris
Sweet Scores Five On Late Race Pass at Bakersfield
Red flags and flared tempers color series return after 11-year absence
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - April 15, 2016 - Brad Sweet claimed his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season through red flags and flared tempers at Bakersfield Speedway on Friday night.
Sweet, who passed Joey Saldana on a late restart in the Budweiser Bash feature, tied Donny Schatz for the most wins on the season.
"It seemed like every time the race started getting good the caution came out," Sweet said. "The track was getting really really tricky but in great racing shape… It's awesome. We got a great start to the season, my guys behind me have given me great cars all throughout the year. Can't thank them enough. Hopefully we can keep the momentum going."Read more: Sweet Scores Fifth With Bakersfield Win
Schatz Gets Mini Gold Cup Win after Bad Luck for Netto
California driver leads most laps but comes up five laps short at Silver Dollar Speedway
CHICO, Calif. - April 2, 2016 - DJ Netto led the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway on Saturday night with five laps left when he ran out of fuel and allowed Donny Schatz, who started 14th, to capitalize on his misfortune and score his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win of the season.Read more: Schatz Scores at Silver Dollar Speedway
Brad Sweet Battles Logan Schuchart for Ocean Speedway Win
Shark Racing teammates Schuchart and Allen claim second and third place finishes
WATSONVILLE, Calif. — April 1, 2016 — Logan Schuchart looked poised to claim his first ever World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory Friday night at the Ocean Outlaw Showdown at Ocean Speedway, but a late race restart put Brad Sweet in position and Sweet battled past Schuchart with 13 laps to go and claimed his fourth win of the season.Read more: Sweet Owns Ocean Speedway
Johnson Returns to Victory Lane at Placerville Speedway
Captures win one year after serious accident at same event
PLACERVILLE, Calif. — March 23, 2016 — After being involved in a crash during this event last year that sidelined him for part of the season, Jason Johnson returned to Placerville Speedway for the 2nd Annual Brad Sweet presents the Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts on Wednesday night and captured his first World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory since Texas Motor Speedway in 2003.Read more: Johnson Scores Comeback Win at Placerville
Schatz Scores Back-to-Back Victories at Stockton
Completes sweep of FVP Western Spring Shootout double-header
STOCKTON, Calif. — March 19, 2016 — Seven-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz completed the sweep of the FVP Western Spring Shootout Saturday night, as he passed leader Joey Saldana with just five laps remaining en route to capturing his second win in as many nights at Stockton Dirt Track.Read more: Schatz Sweeps Stockton
Schatz Scores Win on Opening Night of FVP Western Spring Shootout
Returns to victory lane less than a week after missing feature
STOCKTON, Calif. — March 18, 2016 — After missing the feature at Thunderbowl Raceway less than a week ago, seven-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Donny Schatz returned to victory lane Friday night, winning the opening night of the FVP Western Spring Shootout double-header at Stockton Dirt Track.Read more: Schatz Rebounds for Victory at Stockton
David Gravel Wins at Thunderbowl, Scores First of the Season
Reigning champion Donny Schatz does not race in feature for the first time since 2012
TULARE, Calif. - March 12, 2016 - David Gravel claimed his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway as he held off Shane Stewart through the 35-lap feature.
The win was the first series win for Gravel since he won the National Open at Williams Grove Speedway in 2014 and the first for him with his new team, CJB Motorsports.
"It's awesome to win this early in the season," Gravel said. "Running second last week and now a win is great. The track was narrow but I had to take advantage of our track position. I didn't want to give up a win there - you never want to give up wins. I tried to be aggressive when I was supposed to be aggressive and be passive when I was supposed to be passive but it worked out."Read more: Gravels Gets Thunderbowl Win with New Team
Stewart Snags Inaugural NAPA Desert Shootout at Arizona Speedway
Returns to World of Outlaws victory lane for first time since September 2015
QUEEN CREEK, Ariz. — March 6, 2016 — Shane Stewart overtook Joey Saldana early in the inaugural 30-lap NAPA Desert Shootout feature on Sunday night at Arizona Speedway then dominated the remaining laps to score his first victory of the 2016 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series season.Read more: Stewart Scores at Arizona Speedway
Schatz Rallies to Win on Second Night of FVP Outlaw Shootout presented by Dollar Loan Center
Overcomes slow start for second victory of the season
LAS VEGAS — March 4, 2016 — Donny Schatz fell out of the top five on the initial start of the FVP Outlaw Showdown presented by Dollar Loan Center on Friday night at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas, but he battled his way back to the front and took the lead with four laps remaining to score his second World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season.Read more: Schatz Rallies for Win in Sin City