082716 WOOLM MerrittGreat Lakes Shootout Finale Postponed

Saturday's Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout at Merritt Speedway on tap for Sunday, August 28

LAKE CITY, Mich. – August 27, 2016 – Persistent precipitation throughout the morning and early-afternoon postpones the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout finale, which was initially set to be held on Saturday, August 27 at Merritt Speedway. The program has been rescheduled for Sunday, August 28.

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At A Glance: Star-Spangled and Hell-Bent

Hometown Hero Eric Spangler seeks first Outlaws win against a stout series of drivers

CONCORD, N.C. – August 23, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will make its fifth trip to Merritt Speedway (Mich.) on Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 for the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout weekend. But Lake City, Mich. hero Eric Spangler will be seeking his first series win on the national stage – against a juggernaut band of Outlaws in front of a packed grandstand.

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082216 WOOLM WM3Mining for the Silver Lining: Working Man Weekend

Working Man Weekend, from Sept. 2-3, grows into staple event

CONCORD, N.C. – August 22, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Working Man Weekend presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway, originally created to fill the Labor Day racing void created when Tri-City Speedway closed its doors, has grown into something greater year over year. With a new format this year, and a $20,000-to-win feature, the race gives drivers of all ranks a level playing field to compete against each other, on a stage that draws fans far-and-wide.

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At A Glance: Four on the Floor

Richards Continues Hot Streak; Outlaws visit four tracks in four days

CONCORD, N.C. – August 10, 2016 – Some World of Outlaw Craftsman® Late Model Series drivers will put the nix on the notion that they are a modern-day Jesse James, but there is one Outlaw cashing-in on the season’s largest purses. Three-time series champion Josh Richards is today’s James.

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Prairie Dirt Classic and USA Nationals Return to Series Schedule

Fairbury American Legion Speedway and Cedar Lake Speedway to host World of Outlaws in 2017

CONCORD, N.C. – August 8, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will have two big-time events back on the schedule in 2017.  The Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (Ill.) and the USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway (Wisc.) have been added to the waning summer months of late-July and early-August.

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Working Man Weekend Gets a New Look

High-intensity crowds and large purses make Merritt Speedway and Lernerville Speedway the go-to for drivers before Labor Day

CONCORD, NC. – Aug. 3, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series punches in its time card for back-to-back double feature weekends with dirt late model racing’s biggest names. The series takes on Merritt Speedway (Mich.) Aug. 26-27 before retracing its steps back to Pennsylvania for an all-new Working Man weekend, Sept. 2-3 at Lernerville Speedway.

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At A Glance: Rich History Valuable for Fans

USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway goes above and beyond the county lines

CONCORD, N.C. – August 1, 2016 – To really gauge the magnitude of a race, numbers must come with it. For USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wis., there is one outstanding leap in numbers – the attendance for the race has and is expected to supersede the town's 8,715-person population.

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Contingency Award Program Increases Cash Payouts to Teams by More than $100,000 Annually Representing the Single Largest Increase in World of Outlaws History in Over a Decade

CONCORD, N.C. – August 1, 2016 – With the 25th anniversary of Craftsman Club right around the corner this October, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model series are amping up the celebration with the addition of the Craftsman Club Fast-Five Contingency Program. Across the course of a 92-race season with up to $600 awarded at every event, the Sprint Car Series cash payout will increase by $55,000; while up to $1,100 paid out each night across 45 events in the Late Model Series will generate a bump of nearly $50,000 in cash awards. 

The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will award $100 to the five highest finishing Platinum Team drivers in the qualifying Dash race — now called the "Craftsman Club Dash" — which determines the top starting positions for the Feature race; while the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series will award $200 to the five highest finishing Platinum Team drivers in the Feature race — now the “Craftsman Club Feature” — which determines the overall race champion. The highest finishing local drivers who do not compete with World of Outlaws on a regular basis in each Sprint Car Series Craftsman Club Dash and each Late Model Series Craftsman Club Feature will also receive a $100 cash award.

Read more: World of Outlaws Craftsman® Partnership Celebrates 25 Years of Craftsman Club®

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At A Glance: Shirley's Temple

Series travels to Quincy Raceways Thursday, July 28 and Fairbury American Legion Speedway Friday, July 29 and Saturday, July 30

CONCORD, N.C. – July 26, 2016 – When asked about his favorite memory from Fairbury American Legion Speedway, Brian Shirley will keep it short and sweet because one word is in fact the sweetest to him.

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Rocky Road ahead for Smooth Operator

Summer Nationals Champion Bobby Pierce to challenge World of Outlaws at Prairie Dirt Classic and USA Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. – July 25, 2016 – Second place was not the first loser in this instance. Rather, Bobby Pierce’s runner-up finish at Oakshade Raceway (Ohio) July 16 was enough for him to secure his second DIRTcar Summer Nationals Championship.

Read more: Rocky Road ahead for Smooth Operator

 

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