The Countdown is on to the Firecracker 100 Weekend
Three times the racing, three times the party as one of the year’s premier late model events counts down to a kick off at Lernerville Speedway
SARVER, Pa. - June 7, 2016 - The countdown is on to the Firecracker 100 weekend at Lernerville Speedway as one of racing's biggest parties kicks off on Thursday, June 23 and runs until Saturday, June 25.
The Firecracker weekend presented by GottaRace.com is three days of racing and three times the party. This season, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series celebrates the 10th anniversary of one of racing's biggest parties.
"The Firecracker 100 has quickly become one of the Northeast's favorite racing traditions," said Lernerville Speedway General Manager Gary Risch Jr. "Incredible racing from the best late model drivers in the country combined with concerts, kickball and parties make it a can't miss event."Read more: The Firecracker Countdown Is On
At A Glance: Outlaws try their luck at the Jackpot Memorial Day Weekend
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series heads to Moler Raceway Park (Ohio) on Friday, May 27 and Tyler County Speedway (W.V.) on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.
CONCORD, N.C. – May 24, 2016 – After more than a two-week hiatus, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series returns with a full-weekend lineup at Moler Raceway Park in Williamsburg, Ohio on May 27 and then Tyler County Speedway in Middlebourne, W.V. on Saturday, May 28 and Sunday, May 29.Read more: At A Glance: Outlaws try their luck Memorial Day Weekend
A Tale of Two Racers: Joey & Jessica
It was Joey Coulter’s smile that gave Jessica Green those high-school butterflies, much like the first time she grabbed ahold of the wheel. Their early affection for racing was undeniable. But while the two sixteen-year-olds raced at Auburndale Speedway in Winter Haven, Fla., they not only to found their hearts devoted to racing, but also found their hearts in each other. The love between them soon became stronger than the steel frames holding together their cars.Read more: A Tale of Two Racers: Joey and Jessica
Willie Milliken Disqualified Following Failed Post-Race Inspection at Fayetteville
CONCORD, N.C. - May 19, 2016 - The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series has disqualified Willie Milliken following a failed post-race inspection at Fayetteville Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 30, 2016.
Tire samples collected from Milliken's feature-winning car that were tested multiple times by an independent laboratory were found to be in violation of rules 15.11-G and 15.11-I. Those rules are as follows:Read more: Willie Milliken Disqualified Following Failed Post-Race Inspection at Fayetteville
Boom: When racing success takes a sharp turn
Battered Briggs discusses his recovery and return
Concord, N.C. – May 12, 2016 – You can personify a late model by its relationship with the driver – the car’s pistons keep thrusting as long as a driver’s heart for the sport keeps pumping. It’s an in-sync connection you will find in the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series, where these dirt devils know every little quirk about their racing machines – the two wed together as if it were a long term relationship.Read more: Boom: When racing takes a sharp turn
Rockford. Clay. Outlaws. One Time Only. Summer 2016.
For the first and only time, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will take on the historic paved track
CONCORD, N.C. - May 6, 2016 - Every so often an idea so ridiculous, so unbelievable takes hold and morphs into the can't miss event of the year. It is a moment that friends and neighbors talk about for years - and everyone who missed it, regrets forever.
That event is coming... And all it took was tons of clay, literally tons and tons of clay… and permission from Mom.Read more: Rockford. Outlaws. Clay. Summer 2016
At A Glance: Chub Frank embraces new challenges
Racing returns with Tar Heel Tour
CONCORD, N.C. - April 26, 2016 - Chub Frank, one of the 12 original drivers to sign with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in 2004, is no stranger to many of the regular series tracks - until this week. Frank will face unpredictability in a first-time trip to Carolina Speedway (April 29) and with the ever-changing track conditions of Fayetteville Motor Speedway (April 30).Read more: At A Glance: Frank embraces new challenges
At A Glance: Outlaws to Shake up South Central
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series heads to Ponderosa Speedway (Ky.) on Friday, May 6 and Smoky Mountain Speedway (Tenn.) on Saturday, May 7.
CONCORD, N.C. – May 3, 2016 – With nearly one-fifth of the season completed and one quarter of the states traveled, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will make its second-ever stop at Ponderosa Speedway in Junction City, Ky. on May 6 and then head to Smoky Mountain Speedway in Maryville, Tenn. on May 7.Read more: At A Glance: Outlaws to Shake up South Central
World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Varner 50 at Tazewell Speedway Cancelled
The Varner Ford 50 rains out for only the second time in six years
TAZEWELL, Tenn. - April 8, 2016 - An unfavorable weather forecast that includes rain, snow and cold temperatures has prompted an early cancellation of this weekend's World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Varner Ford 50 at Tazewell Speedway.
With a collaborative effort between Tazewell Speedway owner Gary Hill and World Racing Group, the event was scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. with gates opening at 4 p.m. The night consisted of time trials, heat races, last chance races and the 50-lap main event for $10,000.Read more: World of Outlaws Cancelled at Tazewell
Wells and Ogle Jr. Make A Straight Shot to Tennessee
The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series takes on Duck River Raceway Park on Friday, April 8 and Tazewell Speedway on Saturday, April 9
CONCORD, N.C. - April 6, 2016 - To this day, Eric Wells still thinks luck played a role in his first World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series victory at Duck River Raceway Park in 2013. But, winning this weekend may prove that it is more than luck.
With the first victory, Wells became the fifth driver in the series' history to win an A-Main while chasing the Rookie of the Year honor (Fuller ('07), Brian Shirley ('07), Austin Hubbard ('10) and Bub McCool ('12)), which he ended up winning at the end of the 2013 campaign.
"It was unexpected to say the least," said Wells about the race. "The weather was bad, everyone was complaining. But, we had to make the best of what we had."Read more: Wells and Ogle Jr. Make A Shot to Tennessee