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Well-Rested Lanigan Looks To Continue Epic World of Outlaws Late Model Series Hot Streak During Michigan Doubleheader Aug. 17-18

Record-Setting Driver Leads National Tour To NAPA Auto Parts Events At Winston Speedway On Aug. 17, Merritt Raceway On Aug. 18

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Aug. 13, 2012 – Darrell Lanigan won't merely bring a hot streak of epic proportion into two nights of NAPA Auto Parts-sponsored World of Outlaws Late Model Series action on Aug. 17 at Winston Speedway and Aug. 18 at Merritt Raceway.

Giving his competition even more reason to worry, the sizzling superstar from Union, Ky., will also enter the national tour's Michigan doubleheader with his mind clear and body rejuvenated from a few days of R&R.

Read more: Mich. Next For Lanigan & WoO LMS

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Chad Simpson Ready To Defend Home State In Independence Motor Speedway's World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event On Aug. 6

Iowa Star Seeks First-Ever Victory On National Tour At Track Just A Half-Hour Drive From His Home

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

INDEPENDENCE, IA – Aug. 3, 2012 – Chad Simpson flirted with a World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory last year. He'd love to finish the job when the national tour makes a second annual visit on Monday night (Aug. 6) to Independence Motor Speedway.

While Simpson, 33, has never competed regularly at Independence, the three-eighths-mile oval is just over a 30-minute drive from his home in Mt. Vernon, Iowa. That location gives him even more incentive to pull off a triumph that would rank as one of the biggest of his already impressive eight-year career in the dirt Late Model division.

Read more: Simpson Ready For Home State Show

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Clint Smith Aims To Continue Resurgence In Wednesday (Aug. 1) World of Outlaws Late Model Series Stop At Shawano Speedway


Veteran Georgia Driver Enters Third Annual Tour Event At Wisconsin Track With Plenty Of Momentum

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SHAWANO, WI – July 30, 2012 – Clint Smith can't wait for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to resume action this Wednesday night (Aug. 1) at Shawano Speedway.

"We're looking forward to every race right now," said the veteran driver from Senoia, Ga. "The way we've been running, we're feeling pretty good about ourselves."

Read more: Cat Daddy Eyes Shawano

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Twenty-Five Reasons To Attend The 25th Annual USA Nationals At Cedar Lake Speedway On Aug. 2-4


Newly-Announced $25,000 Tail-Starting Bonus Adds More Intrigue To Spectacular Weekend

NEW RICHMOND, WI – July 27, 2012 – By Cedar Lake Speedway P.R. – Fans who have attended any of the USA Nationals events since 1988 at Cedar Lake Speedway know that the highlight of the weekend is certainly the quality of racing as drivers battle for a total purse of nearly a quarter-million dollars.

But along with the best dirt Late Model racers in the country converging on the three-eighths-mile high banks of Cedar Lake Speedway to provide some of the country's best action, the USA Nationals weekend has become a true event filled with numerous activities for you and your family.

Read more: 25 Reasons To Attend The USA Nat'ls
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Returns To SPEED This Sunday (July 22) At 12 Noon EDT With Broadcast Of Firecracker 100

Super-Sized Two-Hour Television Broadcast Features Dramatic Big-Money Event At Lernerville Speedway

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – July 19, 2012 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series will roar back onto the SPEED cable network this Sunday (July 22) at 12 noon EDT/9 a.m. PDT with a super-sized two-hour broadcast of the sixth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.

The renowned tour's much-anticipated first appearance of 2012 on SPEED will bring all the excitement, pageantry and hard-core racing of the Firecracker 100 extravaganza to fans across the nation.
Read more: Firecracker 100 On SPEED July 22
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Clanton Aims For Redemption At North Central Speedway In World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Wild West Tour' Finale


Five-Race Swing Ends On Saturday Night (July 14) With First Stop At Minnesota Track Since 2006 (WRT Speedwerx photo)

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


BRAINERD, MN – July 13, 2012 – Shane Clanton started the World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Wild West Tour' with a win in Minnesota. He'd like to close it with another visit to Victory Lane in the Gopher State.

The 36-year-old star from Fayetteville, Ga., will get his chance on Saturday night (July 14) at North Central Speedway, which returns to the WoO LMS schedule for the first time in six years to cap the circuit's five-race western swing through Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota and Manitoba.
Read more: North Central Speedway
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More Memorable Action Expected When World of Outlaws Late Model Series Returns To River Cities Speedway On Friday (July 13)


Quarter-Mile Oval Annually Produces Some Of The National Tour's Most Heart-Stopping Racing

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

GRAND FORKS, ND – July 12, 2012 – Tim McCreadie pretty much summed up the essence of River Cities Speedway after winning the high-banked, quarter-mile oval's World of Outlaws Late Model Series event last year.

"This place is a bad-ass, racy little joint," McCreadie raved while standing – drenched in sweat and breathing heavily – in Victory Lane. "It's a long ways away from home, but it's fun to come here. If you sleep for a lap or take it easy for a lap, the next thing you know you're getting passed."
Read more: River Cities Action
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Weiss Ready To Battle World of Outlaws Late Model Series Stars On Home Turf Thursday (July 12) At Manitoba's Red River Co-op Speedway


National Tour Making First-Ever Visit To Young Canadian Driver's Home-Town Track (Above photo by Lethal Creations Photography)

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

WINNIPEG, MAN – July 11, 2012 – Ricky Weiss will face the biggest test of his young racing career on Thursday night (July 12) at Red River Co-op Speedway.

With the touring stars of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series invading his home track for the first time, the 23-year-old Canadian who has won five consecutive Late Model championships at Red River Co-op knows that many local eyes will be focused on his familiar No. 7 to see how he fares.
Read more: Weiss Pumped For Red River
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Eckert Hopes To Leave Rough Stretch Behind With Return To Black Hills Speedway On Tuesday Night (July 10)


World of Outlaws Late Model Series Set For First Modern-Era Visit To South Dakota Facility

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

RAPID CITY, SD – July 9, 2012 – Rick Eckert has fond memories of his last visit to Black Hills Speedway nearly a decade ago. He's hoping his return to the facility on Tuesday night (July 10) for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Black Hills 50' will produce more fun times.

Because make no mistake – Eckert, 46, of York, Pa., could use a major pick-me-up in the wake of arguably the most nightmarish two-week stretch of his distinguished racing career.
Read more: Black Hills 50
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NAPA Auto Parts 'Gopher 50' Charity Late Model Race Breaks New Ground This Saturday Night (July 7) At Deer Creek Speedway


First-Ever Saturday Date Adds Excitement To Unique World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SPRING VALLEY, MN – July 5, 2012 – The 33rd annual NAPA Auto Parts Gopher 50 Charity Late Model Race will break new ground this Saturday night (July 7) at Deer Creek Speedway.

A dirt-track tradition for three decades in the state of Minnesota, the unique World of Outlaws Late Model Series event co-promoted by the Blooming Prairie (Minn.) Lions Club and Deer Creek's Queensland family is set to run on a Saturday-night date for the first time in its illustrious history.
Read more: Gopher 50 Moves To Saturday

 

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