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Outlaw Saldana’s Late Pass Beats Schatz
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Outlaw Saldana’s Late Pass Beats Schatz

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It was a big week for Joey Saldana and his Kasey Kahne Racing team. After opening a brand new shop just down the road from The Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Concord, N.C., Saldana was able to race in front of his car owner on Friday night in the Outlaw Showdown at the […]

Stewart’s Ownership Ability Is Rooted In Dirt
Friday, 22 May, 2009 – 8:45 | Comments Off on Stewart’s Ownership Ability Is Rooted In Dirt
Stewart’s Ownership Ability Is Rooted In Dirt

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – Two guys who know all about Tony Stewart the car owner say they’re not surprised at his early success as a driver/owner in the Sprint Cup Series
Donny Schatz and Kraig Kinser, who wheel Stewart-owned sprint cars on the World of Outlaws circuit, joined Stewart for his media […]

Dixie Whistling Along As A Piece Of Racing Americana
Thursday, 21 May, 2009 – 9:17 | One Comment
Dixie Whistling Along As A Piece Of Racing Americana

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Saturday night dirt tracks are as much a part of Americana as country churches, state parks and mom-and-pop stores.
For the past 40 years, Dixie Speedway in Woodstock, Ga., has been entertaining fans with good old-fashioned rock-em, sock-em dirt track racing. The track will celebrate its anniversary on Memorial Day weekend.
First […]

Hodnett An Outlaw Winner Again
Saturday, 16 May, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off on Hodnett An Outlaw Winner Again

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Greg Hodnett had not won in a World of Outlaws Sprint Car race in nearly five years. But on Friday night  at Williams Grove Speedway in Pennsylvania, he returned to Victory Lane.
Hodnett out ran Stevie Smith and Cody Darrah to collect the $10,000 top prize.
For Hodnett, the 1993 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award […]

Lasoski Picks Up First Victory Of ’09
Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Lasoski Picks Up First Victory Of ’09

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Danny Lasoski had close to getting his first victory for Parsons Motorsports for all season. He finally broke through on Tuesday night, dominating the World of Outlaws return to Delaware International Speedway to pick up the $10,000 top prize.
For Lasoski, it was his first World of Outlaws win since February of 2008 and the 82nd […]

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

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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 on Schatz Returns To Form At Knoxville

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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 on Prelude Continues to Shine
Prelude Continues to Shine

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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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 on Jason Myers Gets Outlaws Payback in Paducah

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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 […]