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Kinser Breaks, Schatz Wins At Eldora
Sunday, 10 May, 2009 – 9:52 | Comments Off

For the second consecutive year, Donny Schatz won a race at Eldora Speedway in the month of May and took the lead in the World of Outlaws championship standings in the process. The three-time and defending series champion used a very fast race car and a little luck when 20-time series champion Steve Kinser broke [...]

Schatz Returns To Form At Knoxville
Sunday, 3 May, 2009 – 5:45 | Comments Off

After enduring more than his fair share of bad luck last weekend, Donny Schatz was bound and determined to get back on track at Knoxville Raceway in Iowa on Saturday night. The three-time and defending World of Outlaws champion showed he would be the man to beat, setting fast time and then charging from the [...]

Prelude Continues to Shine
Friday, 24 Apr, 2009 – 16:00 | Comments Off
Prelude Continues to Shine

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Talladega, Ala. – By definition, a prelude is some event that comes before another, more important event.
But in the case of the annual “Prelude to the Dream” at Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, the opener is becoming as big an event as the “Dream” dirt Late Model race [...]

Jason Myers Gets Outlaws Payback in Paducah
Saturday, 18 Apr, 2009 – 8:43 | Comments Off

Jason Meyers felt like a win slipped away from him and his team last season at Paducah International Raceway as he had just taken the lead when a caution flag flew prior to the lap being completed, placing him back in the second spot, where he would eventually finish. He made up for the near [...]

Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End
Tuesday, 14 Apr, 2009 – 20:27 | 2 Comments
Manzanita’s Run Comes To A Sad End

By Mark Armijo
Special to RacinToday.com
It ended Sunday with one final checkered flag at historic Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, a lasting reminder that a slice of dirt track heaven had indeed come to an end.
Manzanita Speedway, widely regarded as one of the top dirt tracks in the country and also one of the fastest half-mile ovals [...]

Outlaw Saldana Stays Hot In Houston
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 8:43 | Comments Off

It had been a couple of years since Joey Saldana had raced in Texas prior to this weekend, but he quickly remembered how much he enjoys racing in the state after winning on Friday night in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series return to Lone Star Speedway in Kilgore and he backed that up [...]

Saldana The Big Star At Lone Star
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2009 – 9:25 | Comments Off

Joey Saldana picked up a birthday gift for himself last month by winning on the opening night of the Mini Gold Cup in at Silver Dollar Speedway in California and he followed that up by scoring a victory at Lone Star Speedway in Texas for his car owner Kasey Kahne who celebrated his 29th birthday on [...]

Earl Pearson Jr. Claims Pay Day in Circle K Colossal 100
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 18:00 | Comments Off
Earl Pearson Jr. Claims Pay Day in Circle K Colossal 100

CONCORD, N.C. – Earl Pearson Jr. took control of the lead on Lap 9 and never let go as he stormed to Victory Lane in the Circle K Colossal 100 at The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway. The two-day event was condensed into a one-day show and run on Sunday due to inclement weather [...]

Kemenah Top Outlaw In Phoenix
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2009 – 9:30 | Comments Off

Chad Kemenah put his name in the history books on Saturday night, as he led all 30 laps en route to winning the final World of Outlaws event at the legendary Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix. 
The victory for the 2006 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year, also marked the first World of Outlaws win for his [...]

Schatz Heads to Phoenix On Top
Monday, 23 Mar, 2009 – 20:57 | Comments Off

   Donny Schatz, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws sprint-car series champion, retained the lead in the standings after a fourth-place finish on Saturday night at Thunderbowl Raceway.
   Schatz, driving for Tony Stewart’s team, has a 32-point advantage over 20-time series champion Steve Kinser. Third is Jason Meyers, while three-time series champ Sammy Swindell [...]