Schatz Moves Into Even More Elite Company
Donny Schatz keeps making history.
Only two other people have done what five-time champion Schatz did at 34 Raceway Friday night – become a 154-race winner in the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series.
In scoring his seventh win of the season, Schatz surpassed two-time champion Mark Kinser for third on the all-time wins list.
“It’s something you can’t really ever set your sights on – it’s something you just accomplish,” Schatz said. “I’m pretty lucky to be in this position and Mark Kinser is definitely a very good friend and a mentor to me. To be able to pass him on the list is something that means a lot.”
Only 20-time champion Steve Kinser and three-time champion Sammy Swindell have more wins than Schatz. Kinser has 577 wins while Swindell has 293.
“The two guys in front of me, I don’t know that I’m ever going to catch either one of them,” Schatz said. “But realistically I didn’t try to get to this point on the list. I’m just going out and having a good time and racing and enjoying myself. When you’re enjoying yourself, things just happen. We’re kind of over that milestone and now we can just enjoy the rest of it.”No Comment