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Heavy Rain Cancels Outlaws at Attica Raceway Park

Weather forces eighth rainout; Series to invade I-96 Speedway on Saturday

ATTICA, Ohio — June 1, 2012 — The World of Outlaws event at Attica Raceway Park today has been cancelled because of rain.

A storm moved into the area Thursday night and continued to drench the track with rain throughout Friday afternoon before officials called the Kistler Engines Classic around 2 p.m.

This is the eighth World of Outlaws race that has been postponed or cancelled because of weather this season.

The Outlaws are scheduled to compete in the NAPA Rumble at I-96 Speedway in Lake Odessa, Mich., on Saturday, which will be the series lone event in the state of Michigan this season.

Twenty-time champion Steve Kinser leads Tony Stewart Racing teammate Donny Schatz by 26 points in the championship standings. Sammy Swindell is 33 points back with Joey Saldana 51 markers behind Kinser. Craig Dollansky rounds out the top five – only 83 points out of the lead.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Armor All (Official Car Care Products), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Goodyear Tires (Official Tire), Gravely Tractors (Official Lawn Equipment), University of Northwestern Ohio, VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel), Vicci (Official Apparel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, JE Pistons, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignitions, Penske Shocks, Superflow Dynos and Wix Filters; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Astro Titanium, ButlerBuilt, Fuel Safe, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.