CONCORD, NC— Nov. 4, 2017— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series hit the track for the last time in 2017 on Saturday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the Textron Off Road World Finals. Saving the best for last, the late model series was the final feature to take on the 4/10s-mile oval. When the checker flag waved after 50-laps it was Dennis Erb Jr. who came out on top in front of a sold-out show.

Read more: 11/04/17- World Finals Saturday Feature

CONCORD, NC— Nov. 3, 2017— Brandon Sheppard stunned the enormous crowd at the Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday after he commanded the lead of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series feature with only two laps remaining in the 50-lap event. As the Rocket #1 passed beneath the checker flag, the packed house jumped to their feet and erupted with cheers.

Moments later in Victory Lane, Sheppard jumped to the rooftop of his Rocket XR1 and let out a battle cry with a huge grin on his face of sweet relief and resilience. The young driver from New Berlin, Ill. solidified his 18th Series victory of the season tying him for the all-time single season wins record with his predecessor in the Rocket House Car, Josh Richards.

Read more: 11/03/17- World Finals Friday Feature

CONCORD, NC— Nov. 2, 2017— The first night of the Textron Off Road World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte was full of World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series qualifying which locked in Friday’s and Saturday’s heat race lineups.

Read more: 11/2/17- World Finals Qualifying

Joliet, IL- Oct. 14, 2017- Chris Madden steals the show during the first of two nights for the inaugural Chi-Town Showdown by claiming quick time, winning his heat, and leading all 50-laps to a $10,000 payday. 

Read more: 10/14/17- Dirt Oval @ Route 66

PARK CITY, KS— September 24, 2017— Brandon Sheppard brought out the broom on Sunday night at 81 Speedway after his third consecutive win with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in just as many nights during the Great Plains swing. His winning streak started on Friday at Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, KS, continued to Saturday at Salina Highbanks in Salina, OK, and concluded at 81 Speedway on Sunday evening in Park City, KS.

Read more: 09/24/17- 81 Speedway

SALINA, OK— September 23, 2017— For the second night in a row and the second of three nights during the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series Great Plains swing, Brandon Sheppard walked away with the checkers. Sheppard battled Chris Madden for several laps of the 50-lap event but pulled away from the grasp of the No. 44 midway through the feature.

Read more: 09/23/17- Salina Highbanks Speedway

KANSAS CITY, KS— Sept. 22, 2017—Brandon Sheppard secured his 15th win of the 2017 season at Lakeside Speedway after a pass for the lead on lap 22 of the 50-lap feature. Once Sheppard got to the front of the pack from his fifth position start, there was no looking back for the Rocket Chassis No.1 as he created 7.778 seconds between him and Shane Clanton who finished second.

Read more: 09/22/17- Lakeside Speedway

SELINSGROVE, PA— September 3, 2017— Jeff Rine made the short trip to Selinsgrove Speedway from his nearby hometown of Danville, PA to claim his first ever career win with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in a flag-to-flag victory during the Late Model National Open.

Read more: 09/03/17- Selinsgrove Speedway

LAKE CITY, MI— Aug. 27, 2017— Chris Madden found his way to Victory Lane and a $15,000 payday at Merritt Speedway on Sunday night claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win after dodging an almost repeat performance by Shane Clanton from one night prior.

Read more: 08/27/17- Merritt Speedway

LAKE CITY, MI— August 26, 2017— Shane Clanton practiced his patience during the Keyser Manufacturing 30 at Merritt Speedway on Saturday evening before claiming his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series win of the season.

The Series Veteran from Zebulon, Ga. waited for just the right time to make his move on race long leader and friend, Chris “Smokey” Madden. The perfect time just so happened to be on the very last lap of the Craftsman Club Feature as the pair exited turn two on the 3/8-mile.

Read more: 08/26/17- Merritt Speedway


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