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WoO Late Model Series News & Notes: Lanigan Takes Another Shot At Firecracker 100 Glory; Richards Heads To Lernerville On High Note


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SARVER, PA – June 21, 2011 –

HIS TURN?: Ask Darrell Lanigan if this will be the year that he finally breaks through to win the Firecracker 100 Presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway after three consecutive runner-up finishes and he'll just shrug his shoulders.
 The silence from Lanigan, 41, of Union, Ky., isn't surprising. He's not big on talking about himself in general, so discussing his prospects for victory in a race that has become a thorn in his side certainly doesn't rank high on his priority list.
Read more: All Eyes On A Big Prize
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Need to Know File – Fifth Annual Firecracker 100 Presented by GottaRace.com At Lernerville Speedway


By Lernerville Speedway P.R.

SARVER, PA - June 20, 2011 - This weekend the Dirt Late Model racing community will turn all of its attention towards the Lernerville Speedway for the 5th Annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com. Below you will find all the information you need to know to experience the biggest Dirt Late Model race in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2011.
Read more: • Firecracker 100 Frequently Asked Questions
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Clanton Counting On A Change In Recent Fortunes During Firecracker 100 Weekend June 23-25 At Lernerville Speedway


Struggling World of Outlaws Late Model Series Star Ready To Chase Second Straight Victory In $30,000-To-Win Spectacular

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SARVER, PA – June 17, 2011 – The 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series has been a struggle for Shane Clanton, but he senses a change in fortune just around the corner.

Clanton, after all, is headed back to Lernerville Speedway on June 23-25 for the fifth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com. It's a track that happens to provide the standout driver from Fayetteville, Ga., a natural pick-me-up.
Read more: Clanton's Happy Place
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Ready To Win: Richards Eyes Saturday Night's World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event At Winchester Speedway


Two-Time Defending Tour Champ Looking For First Victory Of 2011 At Virginia Track He Knows Well

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

WINCHESTER, VA – June 14, 2011 – Josh Richards is overdue to win an A-Main on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series.

Lucky for him, then, that the national tour's first action following a month-long break will come this Saturday night (June 18) at Winchester Speedway, a Virginia track that has treated the 23-year-old superstar very well for the past two years.
Read more: Great Track For Josh
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O'Neal Finally Earns First-Ever Crown-Jewel Victory In Saturday Night's $100,000 Dirt Late Model 'Dream' At Eldora Speedway


World of Outlaws Late Model Series Star Darrell Lanigan Finishes Third After Challenging For Lead

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ROSSBURG, OH – June 11, 2011 – Don O'Neal finally has a victory in a crown-jewel dirt Late Model event.

Ending a frustrating career-long pursuit of a signature triumph, O'Neal surged forward from the 12th starting spot to capture Saturday night's DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned Dream XVII at Eldora Speedway.
Read more: O'Neal Scores, Lanigan Falls Short In Dream
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Stars Ready To Chase $100,000 'Dream' Prize This Weekend (June 10-11) At Eldora Speedway


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – June 9, 2011 – It's the biggest first-place check available to a dirt Late Model race winner anywhere in the country in 2011 – a gargantuan $100,000 pot of gold that can turn even a moribund season into a memorable one for any driver.

That cold, hard cash will be on the mind of a half-dozen World of Outlaws Late Model Series regulars this weekend (June 10-11) when they travel to Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, for the 17th running of the DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned Dirt Late Model Dream event.
Read more: Eldora 'Dreamin'
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Weekly-Show Victory At Lernerville Speedway Gets Chub Frank Tuned Up For Fifth Annual Firecracker 100 On June 23-25


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SARVER, PA – June 6, 2011 – Chub Frank was happy after winning last Friday night's 25-lap DIRTcar UMP Late Model feature at Lernerville Speedway.

The 49-year-old veteran racer from Bear Lake, Pa., will be a lot happier, however, if his weekly-show success leads to a $30,000 victory in the four-tenths-mile track's fifth annual Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com, a crown-jewel World of Outlaws Late Model Series event scheduled for June 23-25.
Read more: Chubzilla Eyes Firecracker 100 Trophy
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2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Schedule Expands With Addition Of Three Events


Rescheduled Show At Beckley, New Dates At Dog Hollow & Tri-City Pump Up National Tour

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – June 2, 2011 – Three events have been added to the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule, further pumping up the national tour's already busy season.

The announcement by series officials includes a rescheduled program at Beckley (W.Va.) Motor Speedway on Wed., July 27, as well as new dates at Dog Hollow Speedway in Strongstown, Pa., on Tues., July 26, and Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., on Fri., Sept. 16.
Read more: • 2011 Tour Grows Bigger With Additions To Schedule
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What A Holiday: Seven World of Outlaws Late Model Series Regulars Bag Feature Wins Over Memorial Day Weekend


Veteran Clint Smith (above) Leads Tour Stars' Off-Weekend Assault With Pair Of Victories In Home State

CONCORD, NC – May 31, 2011 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series was idle over the Memorial Day weekend, but the national tour's regulars didn't spend the holiday at family barbeques.

All 14 drivers with perfect attendance on this year's season went racing last weekend – and seven of them bagged feature wins.
Read more: Outlaws Shine Across Country
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He Really, Really Liked It: Impressions Of A First-Time Firecracker 100 Attendee


New Jersey Fan Among Thousands Awaiting Fifth Annual World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event On June 23-25 At Lernerville Speedway

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

SARVER, PA – May 26, 2011 – The fan from New Jersey heard great things about the Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway, so last year he trekked to western Pennsylvania to check it out for himself.
Read more: • Lernerville's Firecracker 100 From A Fan's Perspective

 

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