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“Pappy” Powell Still Collecting Racing Hardware at 85
Tuesday, 30 Jun, 2009 – 8:05 | One Comment
“Pappy” Powell Still Collecting Racing Hardware at 85

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Whitesburg, Ga. – Anyone who gets a warm feeling from watching Mark Martin win Sprint Cup races at the age of 50 ought to get a real charge out of seeing Pappy Powell race his dirt track car at the ripe old age of 85.
Roston “Pappy” Powell isn’t some old […]

McCarl Knocks Out Knoxville Win
Sunday, 28 Jun, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off

Terry McCarl had been in contention a number of times for wins this season with the World of Outlaws and came up just short. He entered Saturday night’s event at his home track of Knoxville Raceway in Iowa with three runner-up finishes in 2009 and also three second-place finishes at the legendary half-mile.
McCarl put the […]

Saldana Shows ‘Em in Missouri
Friday, 26 Jun, 2009 – 23:00 | Comments Off

Osborn, MO – Officially Joey Saldana only led three times for three single laps on Friday night in the Missouri High-Banked Nationals at U.S. 36 Raceway, but he traded the top spot with Johnny Herrera countless times over the course of the 40-lap event, sometimes multiple times on the same lap, as the pair battled […]

Lasoski Scores Win, Points With Boss
Monday, 22 Jun, 2009 – 7:15 | Comments Off

Danny Lasoski battled Joey Saldana and came out on top at Nodak Speedway to earn his second victory of the season.
For Lasoski, the victory in Minot, N.D. was worth $10,000 and it was the 83rd A-Feature win of his World of Outlaws career and his first triumph at Nodak in just his second start at […]

Jason Meyers The Star of Fargo
Sunday, 21 Jun, 2009 – 7:20 | Comments Off

Jason Meyers mentioned prior to the main event on Saturday just how much he enjoys racing on high speed half-mile tracks like Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, North Dakota and how many different facets of a driver’s abilities are tested on those types of tracks.
He especially enjoyed his visit there on Saturday night […]

Schatz Is Grand In North Dakota
Saturday, 20 Jun, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off

Donny Schatz nearly had a perfect night at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks on Friday night. After setting fast time in qualifying, he won the first heat race and wrapped up the night by dominating the 40-lap A-Feature event to score his eighth win of the 2009 campaign. The only blemish on the night […]

Tough Times Are Really Tough For Outlaws On The Run
Tuesday, 16 Jun, 2009 – 8:19 | Comments Off
Tough Times Are Really Tough For Outlaws On The Run

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Only in racing is the term “Outlaw” one that you’d want your mama to use to describe you.
Clint Smith of Senoia, Ga., is one of those outlaws, a barnstorming dirt-track racer who follows the World of Outlaws Late Model tour to tracks across the U.S. and Canada.
But this year hasn’t […]

Saldana Gets Out Of Dodge With Win
Sunday, 14 Jun, 2009 – 8:08 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana won the rain-delayed A-Feature at the World of Outlaws at Dodge City Raceway Park event Saturday night.
Saldana was out front when the rains hit and he and his team overcame a blown engine during hot laps leading up to the resumption of the race, to lead the remaining laps to sweep the Boot […]

Saldana Baddest Outlaw In Dodge
Saturday, 13 Jun, 2009 – 7:40 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana has always enjoyed racing at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas and has always been fast at the track as well. After becoming the first World of Outlaws driver to win two career A-Feature events at the track last season, he picked up his third victory at the pristine 3/8-mile on Friday night, […]

Schatz Harvests An Indiana Victory
Sunday, 7 Jun, 2009 – 9:20 | Comments Off

Donny Schatz’s victory at Lawrenceburg Speedway Saturday night was his seventh of the season and 95th of his career, but it was just his first first ever in Indiana.
It was also earned him and his Indiana-based Tony Stewart Racing team $10,000.
“What a night,” said Schatz. “These guys, Ricky (Warner), Shane (Bowers) and Eric (Prutzman) do […]