Schatz Set for Busy Week at the Dirt Oval at Route 66

Eight-time Outlaw Sprint Car champion to run both Sprint Cars and Late Models at FVP Outlaw Clay Classic

CONCORD, NC — June 26, 2017 — One driver is set for a busy week when the World of Outlaws rolls into Joliet, IL for the FVP Outlaw Clay Classic at the Dirt Oval at Route 66. When the opportunity arises, Donny Schatz is one driver that jumps at the chance to race anything with wheels on it, even if that makes his schedule a little busier. Schatz will strap into his No. 15 Arctic Cat World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series ride on Tuesday night, and the following night he’ll switch gears and jump into his No. 15 Rocket Chassis with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Read more: Schatz Set for Double at Route 66

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Firecracker 100 Now One Huge Day

Thursday and Friday Preliminary Events Merged to Form Saturday Afternoon Showcase

SARVER, Pa.— June 23, 2017 — Persistent rain hitting the area throughout the day has forced Friday’s Firecracker 100 program to be cancelled. Thursday’s postponement and Friday’s cancellation sets the stage for a jam-packed Saturday at Lernerville Speedway featuring a doubleheader with Thursday’s preliminary event in the afternoon and the 100-lap finale later that night.

Read more: Firecracker 100 Now One Huge Day

F100 POSTPONED

Thursday's Firecracker 100 Program Postponed to Saturday

SARVER, Pa.— June 22, 2017 — Due to heavy afternoon rain on Thursday, the racing surface at Lernerville Speedway will not be not suitable for competition at tonight’s first Firecracker 100 qualifying event. Despite all efforts from the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series and Lernerville Speedway crews, Thursday’s event will be postponed to Saturday afternoon at 1 p.m. Friday’s program for the Firecracker 100 is still on as scheduled.

All tickets for Thursday’s program can be used for the postponed event on Saturday afternoon. Free fan pit passes for Thursday’s show will be accepted for Saturday afternoon. Bring any pit pass bands to the pit gate and ticket stubs to the main ticket building to be replaced for a new band or ticket. On Saturday, pit gates will open at 10 a.m., grandstands will open noon and racing will begin at 1 p.m.

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Home Team Ready to Battle at 11th Annual Firecracker 100

By: Gary Heeman

SARVER, PA — June 20, 2017 — The upcoming 11th annual Firecracker 100 promises to deliver the goods when it comes the cream of the crop among Dirt Late Model's finest drivers, as it does every year. The star-studded drivers’ list is once again choc-full of big names who have found Victory Lane in the sport's biggest crown jewels. Many of those have done so on multiple occasions, including recent Dream 100 winner Scott Bloomquist — the only three-time winner of the Firecracker 100 — and two-time winner Jimmy Mars.

Read more: Locals Set to Battle Outlaws at Firecracker

World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Set to Collide at Terre-Haute and Pevely

Dirt Late Model Racing’s Best Go Head-to-Head

By Clayton Johns

CONCORD, NC – June 19, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and the DIRTcar Summer Nationals tour are set to meet for two star-powered showdown races later this month. The best Dirt Late Model racing has to offer will battle head-to-head on June 30 at Indiana’s Terre-Haute Speedway before starting July at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, MO on July 1.

For the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series drivers, the challenge events against the Summer Nationals stars conclude a busy stretch of six races in 11 days in four different states. A World of Outlaws race already brings a wildly talented group of wheelmen, but adding the talent of the Summer Nationals tour drivers to the field adds another layer of difficulty.

Read more: World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals Set to Collide at Terre-Haute and Pevely

CONCORD, NC. – June 18, 2017 – Due to afternoon thunderstorms and heavy rain at the racetrack, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series has cancelled tonight’s event at Cornwall Motor Speedway.

Fans with any advance ticket purchases should direct all questions to Cornwall Motor Speedway by calling (613) 938-3945.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will resume racing on Tuesday, June 20 at McKean County Raceway in East Smethport, PA. The Series then travels to Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, PA for the Firecracker 100 on June 22-24. For a full schedule of events, visit www.woolms.com

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Making a Dream a Reality

Heckenast Siblings and Series Join Forces for FVP Outlaw Clay Classic

CONCORD, NC— June 16, 2017— Sherri Heckenast had a long-term goal of bringing short track racing back to the Chicago area, and this season she can mark that goal complete as the biggest dirt track racing series in the world will take her stage when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series stop at the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway for the FVP Outlaw Clay Classic on June 27-28.

Read more: Making a Dream a Reality

PreRace MidWest

Wild Midwest

Things are about to get wild as the Series hits five races at five different tracks during the Midwest Swing

CONCORD, NC— June 15, 2017— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series is approaching one of its toughest stretches of the season as they head to the Midwest for five races at five different tracks in a nine-day span, four of them within four days’ time. The stretch includes Deer Creek Speedway on July 8, Ogilvie Raceway on July 12, Hibbing Raceway on July 13, River Cities Speedway on July 14 and North Central Speedway on July 15.

Read more: Wild Midwest

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Driving Out Childhood Cancer

Kickball tournament and auction at Firecracker 100 benefit childhood cancer research

CONCORD, N.C.— June 14, 2017— For a World of Outlaw Craftsman® Late Model Series driver, life on the road turns into a rhythm, and within that rhythm it’s hard to find the moments to think about the things that matter most. At the Firecracker 100 at Lernerville Speedway drivers take the time, before taking the track, to raise money for something bigger: childhood cancer research.

Read more: Driving Out Childhood Cancer

FVP Outlaw Clay Classic

World of Outlaws converge at Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway

CONCORD, N.C. — June 13, 2017 — In Joliet, IL, within the footprint of a state-of-the-art NASCAR facility, sits a premier dirt racing facility, the Dirt Oval at Route 66 Raceway. The 3/8-mile dirt oval will shine bright when the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series and Late Model Series converge in Illinois for a two-night event on Tuesday and Wednesday, June 27 and 28 for the FVP Outlaw Clay Classic.

Read more: FVP Outlaw Clay Classic

 

6/28/17 Dirt Oval at Route 66 Event Info
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