The World of Outlaws head to the Midwest for the first time this season with a doubleheader weekend at Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky and I-55 Raceway in Missouri, which continues a stretch of six consecutive races on tracks 3/8-mile
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• The World of Outlaws head to the Midwest for the first time this season with a
doubleheader weekend at Paducah International Raceway in Kentucky and I-55 Raceway
in Missouri, which continues a stretch of six consecutive races on tracks 3/8-mile
or smaller. The series has competed five times this season on bullrings, with four
different drivers picking up wins in those events. Both events last season at
Paducah International Raceway and I-55 Raceway saw Jason Meyers and Craig Dollansky
battle for the wins. Meyers was victorious at I-55 while Dollansky picked up the
victory at Paducah. The pair is currently fourth and fifth in the World of Outlaws
championship standings this season, as they chase current series point leader Donny
Schatz the three-time and defending series champion, along with 20-time series
titlist Steve Kinser and Joey Saldana, who has won five times already this season.
• On Friday April 17 at Paducah International Raceway, the pit gates will open at 1
p.m. Central, with the grandstand gates opening at 3 p.m. Central and hot laps are
set for 6 p.m. Central.
• On Saturday, April 18 at I-55 Raceway, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Central,
with the grandstand gates also opening at 2 p.m. Central with hot laps set for 6:15
• Paducah International Raceway is located in Paducah, Kentucky. Take I-24 to exit
11, then 0.4 miles south on Husband Road (SR 1954), then 1.9 miles east on Lyndon
Road (SR 3075), then 1.3 miles south on Oaks (SR 450), then 0.9 miles west on
Shemwell Lane (near airport).
• I-55 Raceway is located in Pevely, Missouri. Take I-55 to Herculaneum exit (#178),
head east on U.S. 61/67, go north to Herky-Horine Road, then 1/2-mile west.
• On Friday, April 17 at Paducah International Raceway, adult tickets will be $30,
with tickets for children ages 12-under just $5. For more information on tickets
call the track at 270-898-7469 or call the PIR hot line at 270-448-4747 or visit
• On Saturday, April 18 at I-55 Raceway, reserved tickets will be $32 with general
admission tickets $30, while children ages 12-under will be admitted free of charge
in the general admission section. For ticket information call the track at
636-479-3219 or visit http://www.i55raceway.com.
ON THE INTERNET
• Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all
World of Outlaws Sprint Series events on the DIRTVision.com. cybercast, as well as
on the DIRT Radio Network Go to http://www.DIRTVision.com for more information on
all the features, including updated results from each night of racing as well as a
chat room to interact with other fans listening to the action.
• The World of Outlaws is at: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint
• Paducah International Raceway is at: http://www.paducahinternationalraceway.com
• I-55 Raceway is at: http://www.i55raceway.com
• DIRTVision is at: http://www.dirtvision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
• Paducah International Raceway is a high-banked 3/8-mile. The track record of
13.107 seconds at 102.998 mph was established by Donny Schatz on July 28, 2008.
• I-55 Raceway is a high-banked 1/3-mile oval. The track record of 10.189 seconds
was established by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.
World of Outlaws Sprint Series A-Feature winners at Paducah International Raceway
2008- Craig Dollansky on July 28
2007- Danny Lasoski on April 6
2001 - Andy Hillenburg on June 12
1998 - Jeff Swindell on April 17
World of Outlaws Sprint Series A-Feature winners at I-55 Raceway include:
2008- Jason Meyers on April 5
2007: Joey Saldana on July 7
2006: Donny Schatz on April 1, Brooke Tatnell on July 8
2005- Kraig Kinser on April 2, Chad Kemenah on July 8
2004- Danny Lasoski on Aug. 7, Craig Dollansky on April 17
2003- Steve Kinser on April 12, Tyler Walker on July 12
2002- Jac Haudenschild on March 30, Daryn Pittman on July 13
2001-Randy Hannagan on March 24, Stevie Smith on July 14
2000- Jac Haudenschild on July 22
1999- Jac Haudenschild on July 24
1998- Stevie Smith on July 25, Andy Hillenburg on Oct. 10
1997- Mark Kinser on May 18, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 11
1996- Mark Kinser on June 12
1992- Steve Kinser on June 10
1991- Sammy Swindell on May 4
1990- Sammy Swindell on April 14
1989- Doug Wolfgang on April 15, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 11
1988- Steve Kinser on April 23
1987- Brad Doty on April 22, Steve Kinser on Sept. 25
• FEATURE WINNERS: There has been 11 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature
event held in 2009. The winners include: Joey Saldana (Volusia Speedway Park,
Silver Dollar Speedway, Thunderbowl Raceway, Lone Star Speedway and Houston Raceway
Park), Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park-twice and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas
Motor Speedway), Randy Hannagan (Thunderbowl Raceway), Chad Kemenah (Manzanita
Speedway) and Jason Meyers (Silver Dollar Speedway).
• 3/8-MILE WINNERS: Paducah International Raceway is a high-banked 3/8-mile oval.
The World of Outlaws raced 21 times on a track that size in 2008. The winners
include: Donny Schatz (Tri-City Speedway, Dodge City Raceway Park, Cedar Lake
Speedway, K-C Raceway, Clay County Fair Speedway, Hollywood Hills Speedway and
Heartland Park Topeka), Craig Dollansky (Huset's Speedway-twice and Paducah
International Raceway), Jac Haudenschild (Castrol Raceway and Lucas Oil Speedway),
Kraig Kinser (Grays Harbor Raceway and North Central Speedway), Jason Meyers (Nodak
Speedway and Castrol Raceway), Joey Saldana (Dodge City Raceway Park and Billings
Motorsports Park), Tony Bruce Jr. (34 Raceway), Steve Kinser (Dacotah Speedway) and
Daryn Pittman (Wilmot Speedway).
• 1/3-MILE WINNERS: I-55 Raceway is a high-banked 1/3-mile oval. The World of
Outlaws have raced twice this season on a track that size. The winners include:
Randy Hannagan (Thunderbowl Raceway) and Joey Saldana (Thunderbowl Raceway).
DRIVER WEB SITES
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers that maintain their own Web sites on the
Sam Hafertepe Jr.-http://www.sam15.com
Danny Lasoski- http://www.dannylasoski.com
Kerry Madsen- http://www.kerrymadsen.com
Jason Sides- http://www.sidesmotorsports.com
Sammy Swindell- http://www.swindellmotorsports.citymaker.com
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