At A Glance: Marathon Men Continue Long Stretch into Iowa and Minnesota
Series travels to Hamilton County Speedway Thursday, July 7, Mason City Motor Speedway Friday, July 8 and Deer Creek Speedway on Saturday, July 9
CONCORD, N.C. – July 4, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will continue its 25-day stretch, touring through Iowa, July 7-8, and beginning its three-day stop in Minnesota on July 9. The Outlaws will see action at Hamilton County Speedway (Iowa), Mason City Motor Speedway (Iowa) and Deer Creek Speedway (Minn.) in the next sequence of events.Read more: At A Glance: Marathon Men Continue Long Stretch into Iowa and Minnesota
Rain Cancels World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals at Lincoln Speedway
The Summer Nationals “Hell Tour” will revisit Lincoln Speedway at a later date
LINCOLN, Ill. – July 3, 2016 – A certainty of rain throughout the day with the potential of flooding Central Illinois forced the cancellation of Sunday’s “World of Outlaws/ Hell Tour” Shootout presented by Graue Chevrolet at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Ill.Read more: Rain Cancels World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals at Lincoln Speedway
Rain Cancels World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Racing at I-55
Racing resumes with the “Outlaws/ Hell Tour Shootout” Sunday, July 3 at Lincoln Speedway
PEVELY, Mo. – July 2, 2016 - Heavy belts of rain and thunderstorms moving through the region Saturday has cancelled the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series and DIRTcar Summer Nationals event at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. There will be no makeup date for the cancellation.Read more: Rain Cancels World of Outlaws and Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Racing at I-55
Park Jefferson International Speedway Show Cancelled
Local fans can catch the series at Hamilton County Speedway and Mason City Motor Speedway July 7-8
CONCORD, N.C. - June 29, 2016 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series event scheduled for July 16 at Park Jefferson International Speedway in North Sioux City, S.D. has been cancelled.
The decision to cancel the event was a mutual decision between the series and track promoter.
"We hate to have a last-minute cancellation for our fans and teams and we wish Park Jefferson International Speedway the best of luck," Christman said. "We look forward to returning to South Dakota in 2017."Read more: Park Jefferson Event Cancelled
At A Glance: Outlaws pave the way for dirt racing
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series brings dirt racing to a pavement track for second-straight year
CONCORD, N.C. – June 28, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series travels to uncharted territory, visiting Rockford Speedway on Thursday, June 30 in Loves Park, Ill. The late models will be teaming up with their sister series, the sprint car series, as a part of a two-day midweek show – the “Outlaw Clay Classic” – from June 29-30.Read more: At A Glance: Outlaws pave the way for dirt racing
Sweet and Shirley Look Forward to Outlaw Clay Classic
Outlaw Clay Classic takes on Rockford Speedway on June 29 and 30
ROCKFORD, Ill. - June 27, 2016 - The 'Dirt Takeover' is underway at Rockford Speedway as Illinois river clay is currently being spread across America's favorite paved short track in preparation for the Outlaw Clay Classic and the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series on Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30.
As the series prepare to make history with Rockford Speedway, series regulars are gearing up for the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity on America's newest dirt track - a distinction it will hold for just a few days.Read more: Shirley and Sweet Look to Rockford
Rain postpones first night of Firecracker 100 weekend
Racing will resume Friday, June 24
SARVER, Pa. – June 23, 2016 – Persistent rain and unfavorable forecast throughout the evening postponed the first night of the Firecracker 100 weekend presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa.Read more: Rain postpones first night of Firecracker 100 weekend
The Firecracker 100 Weekend Is Here
Three days of racing, three times the party starts on Thursday
SARVER, Pa. - June 22, 2016 - The final countdown is on until the Firecracker 100 kicks off at Lernerville Speedway. Three days of racing and three times the party starts on Thursday, June 23 and continues until Saturday, June 25.
The Northeast's biggest late-model party leads into the Firecracker 100, one of the most coveted wins in late model racing. This year, the Firecracker 100 celebrates its 10th anniversary.
For World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series points leader Josh Richards, Lernerville holds a special place in his history.Read more: The Firecracker 100 Weekend is Here
At A Glance: Outlaws Navigate North
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series heads to Weedsport Speedway (N.Y.) on Tuesday, June 21 and Lernerville Speedway (Pa.) from Thursday, June 23 to Saturday, June 25
CONCORD, N.C. – June 20, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns with a jam-packed week of shootouts – more than half the week scheduled with events. The series will first tackle the Finger Lakes 40 at Weedsport Speedway (N.Y.) on Tuesday, June 21. Then, the Outlaws will invade Lernerville Speedway for a three-day showing of the Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com from Thursday, June 23 to Saturday, June 25.Read more: At A Glance: Outlaws Navigate North
Capitalizing: Frank Heckenast Jr.
Frank Heckenast Jr. had a golden arm – fit to relieve the typical teenage pressure of fitting into high school social constructs. He could have been the star quarterback or a starting pitcher. The then-middle school graduate had his options in stick-and-ball sports.Read more: Capitalizing: Frank Heckenast Jr.