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Mars Recovers From Early Flat Tire To Register Dramatic Firecracker 100 Victory Worth $30,950 At Lernerville Speedway

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


SARVER, PA - June 27, 2009 - Jimmy Mars was unstoppable in Saturday night’s third annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway. 

After being angered by a scrape with another competitor that forced him to the pit area with a flat left-rear tire on lap 27, Mars stormed through the field to register a dramatic victory in the blockbuster $140,000 World of Outlaws Late Model Series event.
Read more: Mars Rolls to Dramatic Victory In Firecracker 100
By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

LAWRENCEBURG, IN - May 16, 2009 - Heavy overnight rain and more precipitation in the morning proved to be too much for Lawrenceburg Speedway’s grounds, forcing the cancellation of Saturday night’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Whiskey City 50.’

Track promoter Dave Rudisell made the decision to call off the evening’s scheduled action shortly before noon after surveying the facility’s saturated pit area.
Read more: Rain Forces "Whiskey 50" Cancellation
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Eckert Ends Nearly Year-Long Absence From Victory Lane With Sunday-Night Triumph At Lincoln Speedway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


LINCOLN, IL - May 17, 2009 - A smooth and steady run led Rick Eckert to a slump-busting victory in Sunday night’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Land of Lincoln 40’ at Lincoln Speedway. 

Eckert, 43, of York, Pa., shot forward from the fifth starting spot to grab the lead from Chub Frank of Bear Lake, Pa., on lap three and never looked back. Racing snug to the quarter-mile track’s inside groove, Eckert stayed firmly in front to pocket $7,600 for his first win on the national tour since June 21, 2008, at Autodrome Drummond in Drummondville, Que.
Read more: Eckert Ends Victory Drought at Lincoln
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Francis Wins Inaugural World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event At U.S. 36 Raceway After Tire Dooms Brady Smith On Final Lap


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


OSBORN, MO - May 22, 2009 - In one dramatic minute on Friday night at U.S. 36 Raceway, Steve Francis went from cursing himself for making a crucial mistake to celebrating his third World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season. 

Francis, 41, of Ashland, Ky., thought he had let the first-ever WoO LMS event at the high-banked oval slip through his fingers when Brady Smith of Solon Springs, Wis., charged under him for the lead on lap 44 of the 50-lap A-Main. But moments later the race fell back into his lap when Smith slowed off turn two on the final lap with a flat left rear tire, handing the checkered flag to Francis.
Read more: Francis Wins Inaugural Race at U.S. 36
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Jason Feger Hustles Around High Side For First Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory At Charter Raceway Park


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


BEAVER DAM, WI - May 24, 2009 - Jason Feger lived up to his nickname on Sunday night at Charter Raceway Park. 

Tossing his car around the extreme top of the one-third-mile oval, the ‘Highside Hustler’ led the 40-lap Tri-State Late Model Challenge A-Main from flag-to-flag to record his first career victory on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series.
Read more: Jason Feger Gets First Career Win at Charter
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Flat Tire For Francis Sends Jamie Lathroum To First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win At Delaware International


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


DELMAR, DE - May 28, 2009 - Jamie Lathroum’s eyes got real wide when Steve Francis pulled up lame with a flat tire on lap 44 of Thursday night’s ‘First State 50’ at Delaware International Speedway. 

Six circuits later, the red-hot driver from Mechanicsville, Md., wore a wide smile in Victory Lane after capturing his first career World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main.
Read more: Jamie Lathroum Captures 'First State 50'
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Francis Dominates World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Conococheague 50' At Hagerstown Speedway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


HAGERSTOWN, MD - May 30, 2009 - Steve Francis rolled to victory in Saturday night’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Conococheague 50’ at Hagerstown Speedway.

No luck needed. No luck involved.
Read more: Francis Runs Away With Conococheague 50
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Clanton Overtakes Birkhofer In Final Laps For Dramatic 'Illini 100' Victory At Farmer City Raceway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


FARMER CITY, IL - April 4, 2009 - Shane Clanton kept trying and trying to overtake Brian Birkhofer for the lead in Saturday night’s second annual ‘Illini 100’ at Farmer City Raceway. 

Finally, on lap 94, Clanton’s persistence paid off – to the tune of a $20,600 paycheck for winning the blockbuster World of Outlaws Late Model Series event in front of a standing-room-only crowd.
Read more: Clanton Victorious in Dramatic "Illini 100"
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Coffey's Flat Tire On Final Lap Propels Jeff Smith To First Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Win At Fayetteville Motor Speedway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


FAYETTEVILLE, NC - April 17, 2009 - As Jeff Smith celebrated, Vic Coffey sulked.

That was the story of Friday night’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at Fayetteville Motor Speedway, where Smith captured a dramatic victory at his longtime hometrack thanks to Coffey’s heartbreak. 
Read more: Jeff Smith Wins First Career WoO Race at Fayetteville
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Dixie Star: Madden Runs Away With Victory In 'Rumble On The River V' At Virginia Motor Speedway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


JAMAICA, VA - April 18, 2009 - Chris Madden won one for Old Dixie on Saturday night at Virginia Motor Speedway. 

With Civil War reenactors dressed in Union and Confederate uniforms on hand to salute the evening’s star driver in a special Victory Lane themed to the historic area surrounding the track, Gaffney, S.C.’s Madden pleased the Southern soldiers by dominating the 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Rumble on the River V’ event.
Read more: Madden Captures 'Battle' At Virginia Motor

 

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