WILLIS, TX - April 17, 2017 - Morgan Harrod - son of Jennifer Driver, of Surgent, TX - is in stable condition, but still critical and recovering from head trauma at Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center after an incident in the pit area of Gator Motorplex during the Gator Outlaw Bash.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the young man who was injured on Thursday night," said Randy and Theresa Waller, owners of Gator Motorplex. "The racing community is a close-knit one and everyone here at Gator Motorpolex is thinking about the boy and his family. Thank you to everyone who has reached out and offered well wishes and prayers for the boy and his family."

Dirt has been launched on iRacing and iRacing's Steve Myers is here to give all the details on it's development. Plus, Clyde Knipp joins the guys from the road to talk about his full time run with the Outlaws. It's Open Red, the Official Podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 41 - Steve Myers & Clyde Knipp


Promoter Tribute and Special Guests Planned for the Birthplace of the World of Outlaws

Devil’s Bowl Speedway Texas Outlaw Nationals this weekend

CONCORD, NC — April 11, 2017 — A full weekend of events scheduled for when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series returns to the place of establishment at Devil’s Bowl Speedway on Friday and Saturday, April 14 and 15.

The racing world lost a true pioneer last September when Lanny Edwards, co-creator and promoter of the World of Outlaws passed away. On Saturday, during opening ceremonies the sport will pay tribute to Edwards when the family of Lanny Edwards will be presented the Ted Johnson Award — awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Sprint Car Racing. Also included in the special pre-race ceremonies will be a driver salute to Edwards, plus sharing of special memories of Edwards.

Read more: Superstars of Devil's Bowl


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.

Read more: Gator Bash

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

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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

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