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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Preview: Super DIRT Week Special At Rolling Wheels Raceway Park On Thurs., Oct. 6


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ELBRIDGE, NY – Oct. 4, 2011 –

CHASE HEATS UP: Rick Eckert has finished second in both of his previous World of Outlaws Late Model Series starts at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. Josh Richards has struggled in his two visits to the five-eighths-mile oval.

So does that spell Advantage, Eckert, in the battle for the 2011 points championship when the national tour returns to Rolling Wheels on Thursday night (Oct. 6) for a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win event during the Northeast's racing spectacular known as Super DIRT Week?
Read more: Points Battle Heads To The Wheels
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Super DIRT Week Visit To Rolling Wheels Raceway Park On October 6 Brings Back Memories For Mark Richards


Father Of Two-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champ Josh Richards Has Some History At Central New York's Big Racing Week

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ELBRIDGE, NY – Sept. 28, 2011 – When the World of Outlaws Late Model Series ends a six-year absence from the Super DIRT Week schedule with a visit to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on Thurs., Oct. 6, Mark Richards will renew his own connection to central New York's huge fall festival of speed.

The father/car owner of two-time defending WoO LMS champion Josh Richards might be a life-long dirt Late Model loyalist, but he also happens to possess some under-the-radar history at the biggest event of the year for the Northeast's DIRTcar Modified division.
Read more: • Mark Richards Returns To Super DIRT Week
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Coffey Eyes Breakthrough World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory In Super DIRT Week Special October 6 At Rolling Wheels Raceway Park


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ELBRIDGE, NY – Sept. 20, 2011 – Vic Coffey's greatest moments as a DIRTcar big-block Modified driver have come during Super DIRT Week. He's hoping that this year's edition of DIRTcar Northeast's premier event will provide his crowning achievement behind the wheel of a dirt Late Model as well.

With the World of Outlaws Late Model Series headed to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on Thurs., Oct. 6, for its first Super DIRT Week date since 2004, Coffey can't help but feel that the stars might be lining up perfectly for his full-fender breakthrough.
Read more: Ready For Rolling Wheels
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Tri-City Speedway's Kevin Gundaker: Not Just A World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Promoter


Twenty-Two Years After Capturing A WoO LMS A-Main, Gundaker Hosts National Tour At His Tri-City Oval This Friday Night (Sept. 16)

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

PONTOON BEACH, IL – Sept. 14, 2011 – Tri-City Speedway promoter Kevin Gundaker will stand in Victory Lane this Friday night (Sept. 16) and present a $10,000 check to the winner of his track's World of Outlaws Late Model Series 'Kehrer Brothers Roofing 50.'

And Gundaker will completely understand the triumphant driver's joy over capturing a World of Outlaws event. He has, after all, experienced it.
Read more: WoO LMS Promoter, Winner
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Points Leader Rick Eckert Begins World of Outlaws Late Model Series Stretch Drive This Weekend At Tri-City Speedway & I-55 Raceway


St. Louis-Area Tracks Provide Attractive Action-Packed Doubleheader For Fans & Teams

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Sept. 12, 2011 – Rick Eckert has tried all season to avoid thoughts of the $100,000 World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship prize, but he can no longer simply disregard the obvious.

When the national tour invades the Midwest this weekend for a huge doubleheader at Tri-City Speedway in Pontoon Beach, Ill., on Friday night (Sept. 16) and I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Mo., on Saturday evening (Sept. 17), Eckert's focus will be set squarely on doing what it takes to top a points battle that he has led since early May.
Read more: Eckert's Bid For Title Heats Up
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Owens Comes Out On Top Of Thrilling Late-Race Battle To Earn Second Career World 100 Triumph At Eldora Speedway


WoO LMS Stars Contend: Lanigan's Bid Falls Short, Richards & McCreadie Run Into Trouble While In Top Five

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director/DIRTcar Racing P.R.

ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 10, 2011 – Jimmy Owens was in a league of his own for most of Saturday night's 41st annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway.

The final 10 laps, however, were a dogfight for the 39-year-old from Newport, Tenn., who had to turn back challenges from Darrell Lanigan, Don O'Neal and Eddie Carrier Jr. to secure his second career victory in the prestigious DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned event.
Read more: Owens Grabs The Globe
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Richards Shoots For Another Crown-Jewel Victory This Weekend (Sept. 9-10) In World 100 At Eldora Speedway


Confident Young Star Eyes $44,000 Top Prize In Dirt Late Model Racing's Most Prestigious Event

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ROSSBURG, OH – Sept. 6, 2011 – Josh Richards finally joined the exclusive fraternity of crown-jewel dirt Late Model event winners one month ago.

But while that means the 23-year-old star from Shinnston, W.Va., no longer must answer the questions of when he'll capture his first Big One, he still craves a victory in the division's Biggest One – this weekend's 41st annual World 100 at Eldora Speedway.
Read more: Ready To Take On The 'World'
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Jason Covert On The Joy Mining Machinery 50 Sunday (Sept. 4) At Roaring Knob: It's Shaping Up As 'One Of The Best Races Of The Year'


Regional Star Says First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series Visit To Pennsy Track Is A Can't-Miss Event

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

MARKLEYSBURG, PA – Sept. 1, 2011 – Jason Covert has a pretty straightforward message for any fan contemplating a visit to Roaring Knob Motorsports Complex for the 'Joy Mining Machinery 50' this Sunday night (Sept. 4).

Don't miss it!

"It's gonna be one of the best races of the year," the regional dirt Late Model standout said of the first-ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series event at the three-eighths-mile oval. "I guarantee it."
Read more: Covert Pumped Up For Roaring Knob
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Preview: 'Black Diamond 125' This Saturday Night (Sept. 3) At Tyler County Speedway


One Driver Can Pocket $30,000 In First-Place Cash During Saturday's Action At West Virginia Quarter-Mile

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

MIDDLEBOURNE, WV – Aug. 29, 2011 –

CAN'T MISS THIS: The 'Black Diamond 125' this Saturday night (Sept. 3) at Tyler County Speedway hasn't been dubbed "Dirt Racing's Newest and Coolest Crown Jewel" for nothing.

With a unique split-field, three-feature format that spreads the wealth to race teams and provides fans incredible bang for their buck...with Saturday's program alone giving one competitor a chance to ride off with $30,000 in first-place winnings...with more than 135 drivers entered as of Monday afternoon...with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series banner flying over the event for the first time...with an action-packed, quarter-mile 'Bullring' serving as the venue – yes, it's easy to see why the second annual Labor Day weekend spectacular is one of the most anticipated shows on the 2011 dirt Late Model calendar.
Read more: Big Money In West Virginia
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And The Winner Is: Daugherty Tops World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weight-Loss Competition

Brian Daugherty raised his arms in triumph. Then he proudly displayed $800 in cash.

Port City Racing's Integra Shocks technical representative emerged the winner of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series's version of the 'Biggest Loser' contest, beating out four other familiar faces from the national tour in a five-week-long weight-loss battle. He cut the largest percentage of body weight among the entrants in the competition, which culminated with an official weigh-in on Thursday during an open-house/pig roast at Keyser's Port City Racing in Coopersville, Mich.

For more details on the contest, click on the 'The Scoop With Scoop' blog on the lower right side of this page or follow this link directly to the blog.

 

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