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Madden Wins Sundrop Shootout at Shawano Speedway, Moves into Tie for Points Lead

SHAWANO, WI — July 31, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returned to the big half-mile of Shawano Speedway, located west of Green Bay in Shawano, WI, for the next race on the Week of Wisconsin tour on Tuesday, July 31st. The $10,000-to-win Sundrop Shootout also marked the 10th all-time appearance by the most powerful stock cars in the world. When all was said and done after 50 laps, Chris Madden started on the pole and dominated all 50 laps en route to his sixth Feature win of the season. With the victory, the Gray Court, SC standout moved into a tie for the points lead in the chase for the 2018 Series Championship. 

Read more: Madden Wins Sundrop Shootout at Shawano Speedway

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Brandon Sheppard Scores His Ninth Win of the Season at Plymouth Speedway

Week of Wisconsin kicks off pivotal stretch of events in the chase for the 2018 championship

PLYMOUTH, WI — July 30, 2018 — For the first time in World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series history, the most powerful stock cars in the world invaded the 1/3-mile of Plymouth Dirt Track (Sheboygan County Fair Park), located east of Fond du Lac in Plymouth, WI, on Monday, July 30 for the Wisconsin Refrigerated 50. The 171th host track in Series history saw defending Series Champion Brandon Sheppard grab the lead on lap five and hold off 2017 Rookie of the Year Devin Moran to score his ninth Feature win of the season and 33rd of his Outlaws career. 

Read more: Sheppard Scores Ninth Win of Season at Plymouth

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Devin Moran Pockets over $30,000 Winning 29th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic

2017 Rookie of the Year scores biggest win of his career

FAIRBURY, IL — July 28, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series headlined one of the most prestigious races in the country on Friday and Saturday night: the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway, located northeast of Bloomington in Fairbury, IL, served as host to the 100-lap Feature, paying $30,000 to win. Fans cheered as a rising star emerged victorious with the biggest win of his career. 2017 World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year Devin Moran passed defending Series Champion and defending Prairie Dirt Classic winner Brandon Sheppard for the final time with 21 laps to go to secure the big payday.  

Read more: Moran Scores Biggest Career Win at Prairie Dirt Classic

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Simpson, Sheppard, Moran & Babb Grab Showdown Qualifier Wins at Prairie Dirt Classic

$30,000 is on the line in the 29th annual race on Saturday

FAIRBURY, IL — July 27, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series traveled to Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) for the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC) presented by Bank of Pontiac. Racing action kicked off on Friday, July 27 with four 25-lap World of Outlaws Showdown Qualifier Features paying $2,500 to win and $200 to start apiece, setting part of the field for Saturday’s 100-lap, $30,000-to-win main event of the weekend. 

Read more: Simpson, Sheppard, Moran, Babb Grab Qualifier Wins at Prairie Dirt Classic

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DAVENPORT, IA — July 24, 2018 — For the first time in 11 years, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series paid a visit to Davenport Speedway on Tuesday, July 24. The big half-mile located just west of the Iowa/Illinois state line and part of the Quad Cities in Davenport, IA was the site for a $10,000-to-win payday and first race of a marathon two-week stretch for the most powerful stock cars in the world. At the end of the 40-lap Feature, Chad Simpson, from nearby Mt. Vernon, IA, made the home state fans happy by scoring his first career World of Outlaws win in front of an overflow capacity crowd at the Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds oval.

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2018 LMS Ogilvie

OGILVIE, MN – July 14, 2018 – Chris Madden repeated his 2017 success at Ogilvie Raceway on Saturday as he collected his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of 2018.

Read more: Madden Repeats Success at Ogilvie Raceway

2018 LMS River Cities

GRAND FORKS, ND – July 13, 2018 – Mike Marlar was behind the wheel of a rocket ship on Friday night at River Cities Speedway en route to collecting his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of the 2018 season. With this triumph, Marlar charged to the lead of the championship point standings for the first time this season.

Read more: Marlar Collects Series Win No. 4

2018 LMS Black Hills

RAPID CITY, SD– July 10, 2018–  Brandon Sheppard collected his eighth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory of the season at Black Hills Speedway on Tuesday evening. The Rocket1 Racing team continued their recent hot streak at the Series most western stop of the 2018 season.

The defending World of Outlaws Championship team has collected three wins of the Series last four events: Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on June 30, Dubuque Speedway on Friday, July 6, and Black Hills Speedway on July 10. The one event he didn’t win, Sheppard collected a fourth-place finish.

Read more: Brandon Sheppard Collects Eighth Win of 2018 at Black Hills Speedway

2018 LMS Deer Creek

Spring Valley, MN– June 7, 2018– Mike Marlar was in a league of his own on Saturday night at Deer Creek Speedway for the 39th Annual Gopher 50 sanctioned by the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series. Marlar set fast time, claimed his heat win and dominated the 24-car field during the 50-lap Sears Craftsman Feature en route to his third Series win of 2018.

With this win, Marlar sits only two points shy (or one position in the feature) from overthrowing Chris Madden for the lead of the World of Outlaws Championship point standings.

Read more: Mike Marlar Dominates Deer Creek Speedway

2018 LMS Dubuque

Dubuque, IA– July 6, 2018– Brandon Sheppard rebounded from a flat right rear tire on lap nine of the 40-lap World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Sears Craftsman Feature to collect his seventh Series win of the 2018 season.

Read more: Sheppard Collects Series Win No. 7 at Dubuque Speedway

 

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