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Sheppard Survives the Showdown

Brandon Sheppard wins Outlaws vs. Summer Nationals Showdown

PEVELY, MO— July 1, 2017— Brandon Sheppard claimed his eighth win of the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season and his second win of the 2017 DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday. This win additionally advanced him to 13-career Summer Nationals wins, ultimately placing him 13th on the all-time wins list.

Read more: Sheppard Survives Outlaw Summer Nationals Showdown

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Fireworks For Overton

Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard claim the checkers during doubleheader at Lernerville Speedway

SARVER, Pa.— June 24, 2017— The 11th annual Firecracker 100 was combined for one huge event on Saturday with back-to-back World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series action at the famed 4/10-mile oval— Lernerville Speedway. The afternoon matinee included a full show with a 30-lap feature which then lead to the main events later that evening— the Uncle Sam 30 and the Firecracker 100.

Read more: Fireworks For Overton at Firecracker 100 Finale


Max Blair Defends Home Turf at McKean County Raceway

Devin Moran and Brandon Sheppard round out the podium

SMETHPORT, P.A.— June 20, 2017— Max Blair defended his home state by maneuvering his way to his first-ever World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win at McKean County Raceway in Smethport, PA during the Hamlin Lake 50.

The Pennsylvania-native was joined in Victory Lane by a fan club of family and friends who rushed the track for the celebration. After embracing the moment under a shower of confetti, Blair was seemingly at a loss for words trying to describe his first Outlaw win.

Read more: Max Blair Defends Home Turf at McKean County Raceway

Sheppard Slings To Brighton Victory

Illinois Driver Scores First Career Win In Canada

BRIGHTON, ON, CAN – JUNE 17, 2017 – Brandon Sheppard stole the lead from Frank Heckenast Jr. in traffic on lap 10 and then dominated the final 40 laps to earn his first career win on Canadian soil and the 12th of his career with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in the Mud Slingin’ 50 at Brighton Speedway on Saturday night. Sheppard’s second straight win moved him to 11th on the Series’ all-time win list.

“This is a heck of a racetrack,” Sheppard said. “I’ve had a quite a few first time racetrack’s this year and this is another one that hasn’t disappointed me. I watched some video from the last time these guys were here and it looked really racey and I didn’t really know what to expect, but I thought it was amazing. Hats off to the track guys and everyone at Brighton.”

Read more: Sheppard Slings To Brighton Victory


Grooving on the Gumbo: Brandon Sheppard Bests the Field at Senoia

Event pays tribute to late Billy Clanton

SENOIA, G.A.— June 3, 2017— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Senoia Raceway for the first time ever for the third annual Billy Clanton Classic. Despite this race being many of the drivers first time on the unique gray gumbo surface, everyone seemed to enjoy how racy the track was all night long. It was ultimately Brandon Sheppard who was able to hold off the field to land his fifth Series win of the season.

Read more: Grooving on the Gumbo: Sheppard wins at Senoia


Shane Clanton Tames Tazewell

Jimmy Owens finished one spot shy of sweeping the night

TAZEWELL, T.N.—June 2, 2017— Shane Clanton proved he is bad fast and fearless as the 31-degree banking at Tazewell Speedway didn’t hold him back from leading all 50-laps of the Ray Varner 50 in order to land his third Series win of the season.

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Brandon Sheppard Grabs Series Win Number Four

Devin Moran Makes Impressive Hard Charge from 19th to Finish Second

Orrville, Ohio— May 27, 2017— During the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series event at Wayne County Speedway, a fan in attendancedecided to support the Series further than the purchase of his ticket price. Joe Seins, from JD Empire Trucking, posted an extra $2,500 towards the to-win amount of an already $10,000 prize. Series powerhouse, Brandon Sheppard, was the lucky winner of the evening as he found his way to Victory Lane for the first time since the beginning of the month.

“We’ve had a good car every time we’ve hit the track, we just haven’t had things go our way and that’s why it’s called racing and not winning” said Sheppard. “We couldn’t do this without all of our help and all of our sponsors.”

Read more: Brandon Sheppard Grabs Series Win Number Four at Wayne County Speedway


Devin Moran Wheels His Way to First Series Win

Perfect night for Moran and crew who land quick time, heat win and all 50-laps

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio— May 26, 2017— Devin Moran struck gold at Atomic Speedway during the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series first appearance in 2017 in his home state of Ohio. Moran landed his first quick time of the season during qualifying, won his heat race and led all 50-laps of the Craftsman Club Feature to wheel his way to his first career Series win.

Read more: Moran Lands First Series Win at Atomic Speedway

RACE REPORT Duck River Raceway2

WHEEL, T.N.— May 14— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series wrapped up a two-day swing through Tennessee at Duck River Raceway Park on Mother’s Day. Tennessee-native Mike Marlar wheeled his way to victory lane to claim his second-ever Series win.

Read more: Mike Marlar On A Mission

Race Report Smoky Mtn

MARYVILLE, T.N. –  May 13, 2017— Brandon Overton claimed his second-ever World of Outlaw Craftsman® Late Model Series win at Smoky Mountain Speedway. For the redraw six kids from the crowd were selected to draw the drivers starting positions. Luckily for Overton the Craftsman wrench that was picked was a number two, putting him outside of pole-sitter, Brandon Sheppard.

Read more: Overton Outruns Outlaws at Smoky Mountain


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