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What To Watch For: Late Models At 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH


Drivers From Across Country Will Invade Volusia For World of Outlaws & DIRTcar UMP Events Feb. 14-19

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 30, 2011 – With the calendar moving toward the dirt Late Model portion of the 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park – a full-fender extravaganza featuring World of Outlaws Late Model Series events on Feb. 17 and 19 as well as DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned programs on Feb. 14, 15, 16 and 18 – here's a primer on drivers to watch during the week...
Read more: DIRTcar Nationals Approaching
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Big Invasion Of Michigan Set For 2011


Series Making First Visits To Hartford Motor Speedway, Winston Speedway & Merritt Speedway

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 28, 2011 – Michigan will be a hotbed for World of Outlaws Late Model Series racing in 2011.

Ending a three-season absence from the Wolverine State, the national tour is set to contest three big events there this season. The full-fender World of Outlaws stars will invade for a springtime date at Hartford Motor Speedway on Fri., April 29, and return for a late-summer doubleheader at Winston Speedway in Rothbury on Fri., Aug. 19, and Merritt Speedway in Lake City on Sat., Aug. 20.
Read more: Big News For Wolverine State Fans
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King Aims To Put Frustrating Sophomore Campaign Behind Him

Tour's 2009 Rookie of the Year Ready To Start Fresh During 40th DIRTcar Nationals By UNOH

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 26, 2011 – Good riddance, 2010. Hello, 2011.

That's Russell King's simple mindset as he prepares for the upcoming World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign, which kicks off with 50-lap events on Thurs., Feb. 17, and Sat., Feb. 19, during the 40th DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park.
Read more: New Year, Renewed Hopes For King
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Austin Hubbard Begins Sophomore Season On World of Outlaws Late Model Series In DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 20, 2011 – Austin Hubbard's standout rookie season on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in 2010 earned him plenty of attention and adulation – and not only for his unique skin-flashing, Ricky Bobby-in-Talladega Nights Victory Lane celebration.

But the teenage sensation from Seaford, Del., knows his unprecedented march to the Rookie of the Year award could be quickly forgotten if he's unable to deliver even more highlights during his sophomore WoO LMS campaign, which officially begins on Thurs., Feb. 17, and Sat., Feb. 19, with a pair of 50-lap tour events during the 40th annual DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park.
Read more: Teenage Sensation
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As 2010 Season Draws To Close, Austin Hubbard Reflects On His Run To The Rookie of the Year Award

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 1, 2010 – Austin Hubbard would love to close his unprecedented rookie season on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a triumph during the Nov. 4-6 Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom's Snacks at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

With a sold-out crowd packing the track's massive grandstand – and, for the grand finale program on Sat., Nov. 6, even more fans watching the live television broadcast on SPEED – the teenage sensation from Seaford, Del., knows he would have a huge stage for one of the unbridled post-race victory celebrations that have become his trademark.
Read more: Rising Star: 2010 WoO LMS Rookie of the Year Austin Hubbard
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Mourns Passing Of Veteran Car Owner Raye Vest

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 5, 2009 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series lost a treasured supporter on Wednesday with the passing of longtime team owner Raye Vest.

A stalwart on the WoO LMS with driver Rick Eckert since the national tour's reincarnation in 2004 under the World Racing Group banner, Vest died at his home in White Plains, Md., on Wednesday afternoon due to complications from health problems he had been battling for several years. He was 76.
Read more: Car Owner Raye Vest: Gone But Not Forgotten
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Richards Gearing Up For February's DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH After Holiday-Week Trip To New Zealand


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 12, 2011 – Josh Richards enjoyed some off-season fun in the sun during his holiday-week trip to New Zealand.

Now it's back to the regular grind for the 22-year-old sensation, who is just over one month away from beginning his chase of an unprecedented third consecutive World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship – as well as an amazing fifth straight season-opening victory – during the 40th annual DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH at Volusia Speedway Park.
Read more: Richards Readies For Volusia
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A Final Look Back: Facts, Figures & Statistical Notes From The 2010 World of Outlaws Late Model Series

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Dec. 31, 2010 – On the eve of a new year, here's a final look back at facts, figures and statistical notes from the 2010 World of Outlaws Late Model Series....
 
WHAT A TALENT: Josh Richards unfailingly credits his powerhouse Rocket Chassis house car operation – featuring his father/team owner Mark Richards, car chief Matt Barnes, tire specialist Jimmy Frye and a host of other sponsors and supporters – for carrying him to a history-making second consecutive tour championship in 2010. 
Read more: • Checkering The 2010 WoO LMS
JoshNZNewRichards Ready For Racing & Relaxation Trip To New Zealand's Baypark Speedway

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director


CONCORD, NC – Dec. 22, 2010 – Josh Richards will spend the holidays Down Under.

The reigning World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion is leaving his native West Virginia's cold, snowy conditions behind to enjoy a week of racing and relaxation in the summer sun of New Zealand, where he's scheduled to compete in two events at Baypark Speedway, a quarter-mile clay oval located about 100 miles southeast of Auckland between the beach resort of Mount Maunganui and the city of Tauranga.
Read more: Josh Heads Down Under For Holidays
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Working With Rookie Driver's Team Has Clint Smith Energized For 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Dec. 1, 2010 – Clint Smith failed to snap his long, frustrating winless streak on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in 2010, but he made strides with his performance.

And if the positive vibe he has about the slightly new direction of his 2011 racing program is correct, the hard-nosed veteran from Senoia, Ga., just might rediscover his winning touch on the national tour.
Read more: 'Cat Daddy' Confident

 

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