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Woody: Nashville Bids Farewell To A Racing Era
Tuesday, 5 Oct, 2010 – 7:46 | Comments Off
Woody: Nashville Bids Farewell To A Racing Era

There were two big racing stories in Music City on Sunday morning; one of triumph and one of loss.
Dario Franchitti, who resides in the Nashville suburbs of Leiper’s Fork, won his third Indy Racing League championship. And 106 years of stock car racing ended at the State Fairgrounds.
The city of Nashville, which owns the Fairgrounds [...]

Swindell Wins National Open
Sunday, 3 Oct, 2010 – 6:31 | Comments Off

While he is not a full-time World of Outlaws driver, Sammy Swindell is certainly not a member of the Pennsylvania Posse either. Racing when he wants, where he wants, the three-time World of Outlaws champion put an end to the Pennsylvania Posse’s nine-race win streak at Williams Grove Speedway on Saturday night, taking the $50,000 [...]

Hodnett Nets Win At The Grove
Saturday, 2 Oct, 2010 – 7:18 | Comments Off

Greg Hodnett made it five wins in the last nine races at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night as he won the Hughes National Open World of Outlaws event.
The win for Hodnett in the Macri Concrete/J&S Fabrication Maxim was worth $8,000 and helped extend the Pennsylvania Posse’s win streak to nine over the World of [...]

Schatz Tops At Lernerville
Sunday, 26 Sep, 2010 – 7:04 | Comments Off

Donny Schatz scored his fifth win of the season on Saturday night in the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway in the series first fall race at the track since 2001.
Schatz claimed the overall title in the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup back in July and has now won four times at Lernerville in his career [...]

Haudenschild Slides To Eldora Win
Saturday, 25 Sep, 2010 – 6:52 | Comments Off

Jac Haudenschild  won again at Eldora Speedway in Ohio on Friday night, using a textbook slide job in turns one and two on the 23rd lap to take the lead from Sammy Swindell en route to winning for the fifth time this season with the World of Outlaws.
The $10,000 victory for Haudenschild, who started seventh [...]

Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol
Thursday, 23 Sep, 2010 – 9:28 | Comments Off
Woody: Little Bobby Buys Little Bristol

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Perhaps its fitting that a racer known as “Little Bobby” should operate a race track known as “Little Bristol.”
That’s what has happened in Carthage, Tenn., located 60 miles east of Nashville, where it was announced this week that Bobby Hamilton Jr. has bought Riverview Speedway.
The quarter-mile paved track is called [...]

Saldana Is Up At The Creek
Sunday, 19 Sep, 2010 – 5:45 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana won The Clash at the Creek Presented By Sprint For a Cure at Deer Creek Speedway in Minnesota on Saturday night.
With the win, Saldana remained undefeated at Deer Creek after claiming the inaugural World of Outlaws event at the immaculate high-banked 3/8-mile last season. Saldana has won 13 times this season to lead [...]

Jason Meyers Wins The Gold Cup
Sunday, 12 Sep, 2010 – 8:02 | Comments Off

Jason Meyers won the Gold Cup Race of Champions World of Outlaws race Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif. And he carted off  the biggest purse of his career –$50,000 – for doing it.
Meyers lined up on the pole and had fellow Californian Paul McMahan battling him for the top spot for [...]

Swindell Off To Quick Gold Cup Start
Friday, 10 Sep, 2010 – 6:59 | Comments Off

Sammy Swindell won the Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway for the first time in 1981 and has been trying to win the famed event ever since.
The three-time World of Outlaws champion moved one step closer to that goal on Thursday night returning to Victory Lane in the opener of the three-day [...]

Kinser Wins, Closes At Skagit
Sunday, 5 Sep, 2010 – 7:32 | Comments Off

The tight points race in the World of Outlaws got even tighter after Saturday night’s race at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash.
Steve Kinser and Joey Saldana have been neck and neck on the track and in the standings for much of the season. At Skagit, the duo traded the lead a couple of times but Kinser [...]