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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance: Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway

Last season Jac Haudenschild and Jason Meyers were victorious at the track, while it was 20-time series champion Steve Kinser along with three-time and defending series titlist Donny Schatz picking up wins in the series debut at Castrol Raceway in 2007.


Courtesy: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Media Relations

Concord, NC— August 25, 2009

WHAT
• The third consecutive Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada awaits the World of Outlaws on Friday, August 28 and Saturday, August 29. Last season Jac Haudenschild and Jason Meyers were victorious at the track, while it was 20-time series champion Steve Kinser along with three-time and defending series titlist Donny Schatz picking up wins in the series debut at Castrol Raceway in 2007. The two-day event will be the second trip and final trip of the year to Canada for the World of Outlaws, with Jason Meyers and Jason Sides picking up victories at Ohsweken Speedway last month.

WHEN
• On Friday, August 28 at Castrol Raceway, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Mountain, with the grandstand gates opening at 4 p.m. Mountain with hot laps set for 6 p.m. Mountain.

• On Saturday, August 29 at Castrol Raceway, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Mountain, with the grandstand gates also opening at 2 p.m. Mountain with hot laps set for 6 p.m. Mountain.


WHERE
• Castrol Raceway is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, South of town on Highway 2, then 1.3 miles west on Highway 19.


TICKETS
• On Friday, August 28 at Castrol Raceway, adult general admission tickets will be $40 Canadian, with general admission tickets for juniors (ages 6-12) $15 Canadian with kids 5-under admitted free of charge in the general admission section. Adult reserved tickets will be $50 Canadian, with reserved tickets for juniors (ages 6-12) $25 Canadian and reserved tickets for kids 5-under $10 Canadian. For tickets visit http://www.castrolraceway.com or call the track at (780) 461-5801.

• On Saturday, August 22 at Castrol Raceway, adult general admission tickets will be $40 Canadian, with general admission tickets for juniors (ages 6-12) $15 Canadian with kids 5-under admitted free of charge in the general admission section. Adult reserved tickets will be $50 Canadian, with reserved tickets for juniors (ages 6-12) $25 Canadian and reserved tickets for kids 5-under $10 Canadian. For tickets visit http://www.castrolraceway.com or call the track at (780) 461-5801.


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
• Castrol Raceway is at: http://www.castrolraceway.com
• DIRTVision is at: http://www.dirtvision.com


ABOUT THE TRACK
• Castrol Raceway is a semi-banked 3/8-mile. The track record of 12.693 seconds at 106.358 mph was established by Donny Schatz on August 19, 2007.


PREVIOUS WINNERS
World of Outlaws Sprint Series A-Feature winners at Castrol Raceway include:
2008-Jac Haudenschild on August 22, Jason Meyers on August 23
2007- Steve Kinser on August 17, Donny Schatz on August 19

FEATURE WINNERS: There has been 50 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, Houston Raceway Park, The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Virginia Motor Speedway, Lawrenceburg Speedway, Dodge City Raceway Park-twice, U.S. 36 Raceway, 34 Raceway and I-55 Raceway), Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park-twice, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Knoxville Raceway, Eldora Speedway, Canandaigua Speedway, Lawrenceburg Speedway, River Cities Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway, Eldora Speedway, K-C Raceway and Dacotah Speedway), Danny Lasoski (Delaware International Speedway, Nodak Speedway, Eagle Raceway, Charter Raceway Park and Lernerville Speedway), Jason Meyers (Silver Dollar Speedway, Paducah International Raceway, I-96 Speedway, Red River Valley Speedway and Ohsweken Speedway), Craig Dollansky (Lebanon Valley Speedway, I-55 Raceway and River Cities Speedway), Greg Hodnett (Williams Grove Speedway-twice), Steve Kinser (Tri-State Speedway and Limaland Motorsports Park), Terry McCarl (Knoxville Raceway and Eldora Speedway), Dale Blaney (Attica Raceway Park), Randy Hannagan (Thunderbowl Raceway), Tim Kaeding (Riverside International Speedway),Chad Kemenah (Manzanita Speedway), Jason Sides (Ohsweken Speedway) and Stevie Smith (Lernerville Speedway).


3/8-MILE-WINNERS: Castrol Raceway is a semi-banked 3/8-mile oval. The World of Outlaws have raced 13 times on a track that size this season. The winners include: Joey Saldana (Lawrenceburg Speedway, Dodge City Raceway Park-twice, U.S. 36 Raceway and 34 Raceway), Donny Schatz (Lawrenceburg Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway, K-C Raceway and Dacotah Speedway), Jason Meyers (Paducah International Raceway and Ohsweken Speedway), Danny Lasoski (Nodak Speedway) and Jason Sides (Ohsweken Speedway).



DRIVER WEB SITES
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series drivers that maintain their own Web sites on the Internet include:
Craig Dollansky-http://www.dollanskyracing.com
Jac Haudenschild-http:/www.haudenschildracing.com
Danny Lasoski- http://www.dannylasoski.com
Kraig Kinser-http://www.kraigkinser.com
Steve Kinser-http://www.stevekinser.com
Jason Meyers-http://www.eliteracing.net
Joey Saldana-http://www.joeysaldana.com
Donny Schatz-http://www.donnyschatz.com
Jason Sides- http://www.sidesmotorsports.com
Lucas Wolfe-http://www.lucaswolfe.com
For information on Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year contender Brian Ellenberger visit: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint/Drivers/Brian%20Ellenberger.aspx




2009 World of Outlaws Championship Standings through August 22

Position

Driver

Pts.

Difference

Earnings

Wins

Top-5

Top-10

1.

Donny Schatz

6787



$264,600

12

32

40

2.

Jason Meyers

6695

-92

$160,505

5

21

40

3.

Joey Saldana

6658

-129

$222,835

13

26

34

4.

Steve Kinser

6626

-161

$139,950

2

25

38

5.

Jason Sides

6462

-325

$118,330

1

16

35

6

Danny Lasoski

6451

-336

$144,230

5

19

33

7.

Craig Dollansky

6408

-379

$122,500

3

17

34

8.

Jac Haudenschild

6248

-539

$86,300

0

11

25

9.

Kraig Kinser

6171

-616

$81,975

0

9

25

10.

Lucas Wolfe

5794

-993

$57,845

0

5

11

11.

Brian Ellenberger

5180

-1607

$38,405

0

1

3

12.

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

4706

-2081

$54,305

0

5

8

13.

Sammy Swindell

3898

-2889

$62,730

0

7

18

14.

Chad Kemenah

3601

-3186

$47,605

1

3

10

15.

Tim Kaeding

3474

-3313

$55,450

1

4

15

16.

Terry McCarl

3281

-3506

$75,350

2

8

19

17.

Randy Hannagan

2792

-3995

$41,385

1

6

8

18.

Kerry Madsen

2766

-4021

$32,350

0

2

8

19.

Daryn Pittman

2445

-4342

$34,450

0

4

10

20.

Tony Bruce Jr.

2178

-4609

$27,760

0

2

7

2009 STAT ATTACK

There have been 50 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events in 2009.

A-Feature winners (14 Different Drivers) Driver, Hometown – Wins

1- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 13

2- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 12

3- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 5

Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 5

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 3

5- Greg Hodnett, Thomasville, Pennsylvania- 2

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 2

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 2

6- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio- 1

Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 1

Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 1

Lap leaders, including A-features and preliminary features Car, driver, hometown - Total laps led (22 Different Drivers)

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 323 laps

2- Joey Saldana- Brownsburg, Indiana- 306 laps

3- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 203 laps

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 141 laps

5- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 146 laps

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 93 laps

6- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 76 laps

7- Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 49 laps

8- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 43 laps

9- Johnny Herrera, Albuquerque, New Mexico- 39 laps

10- Greg Hodnett, Thomasville, Pennsylvania- 35 laps

11- Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 30 laps

12- Danny Smith, Danville, Indiana- 26 laps

13- Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 25 laps

14- Tony Bruce Jr., Liberal, Kansas- 22 laps

15- Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 21 laps

16- Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 18 laps

17- Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pennsylvania- 15 laps

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 15 laps

18- Brian Brown, Grain Valley, Missouri- 14 laps

19- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio- 12 laps

20- Peter Murphy, Clovis, California- 10 laps

Time trial leaders (17 Different Drivers) Rank - Driver, Hometown - Quick times

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 10

2- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 5

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 6

3- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 5

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 4

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 4

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 3

4- Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pennsylvania- 2

Daryn Pittman, Owasso, Oklahoma- 2

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- 2

5- Ryan Bohlke, Fredon, New Jersey- 1

Tony Bruce Jr., Liberal, Kansas- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 1

Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 1

Track records established during 2009 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events (7)

Joey Saldana, March 13, Silver Dollar Speedway (1/4-mile), Chico, California, 10.918 seconds at 82.433 mph

Terry McCarl, March 20, Thunderbowl Raceway (1/3-mile), Tulare, California, 12.713 seconds at 94.297 mph

Joey Saldana, April 17, Paducah International Raceway (3/8-mile), Paducah, Kentucky, 12.825 seconds at 105.263 mph

Sammy Swindell, July 4, Eagle Raceway (1/3-mile), Eagle, Nebraska, 11.076 seconds at 108.234 mph

Joey Saldana, July 29, Ohsweken Speedway (3/8-mile), Ohsweken, Ontario, 12.420 seconds at 108.696 mph

Jason Meyers, August 21, River Cities Speedway (0.3-mile), Grand Forks, 9.269 seconds at 116.517 mph

Danny Lasoski, August 22, Dacotah Speedway (3/8-mile), Mandan, North Dakota, 12.705 seconds at 106.257 mph

Crane Cams Dash Winners (19 Different Winners) Rank - Driver, Hometown - Dash Wins

1- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 7

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 7

2- Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 5

3- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 4

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 4

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 3

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 3

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 3

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 3

5- Brian Brown, Grain Valley, Missouri- 1

Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia- 1

Lance Dewease, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 1

Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 1

Greg Hodnett, Thomasville, Pennsylvania- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio-1

Peter Murphy, Clovis, California- 1

Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 1

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 1

Pole Positions (19 Different Drivers) Rank - Driver, Hometown – Poles

1- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 7

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 7

2- Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 5

3- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 4

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 4

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 3

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 3

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 3

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 3

5- Brian Brown, Grain Valley, Missouri- 1

Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia- 1

Lance Dewease, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 1

Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 1

Greg Hodnett, Thomasville, Pennsylvania- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Peter Murphy, Clovis, California- 1

Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 1

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 1

B-main Winners (28 Different Winners) Rank - Driver, Hometown - B-Main Wins

1- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 4

Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 3

2- Brian Ellenberger, Butler, Pennsylvania- 3

Wayne Johnson, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma- 3

Tommy Worley, Farmington, Missouri- 3

3- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 2

Bob Martin, East Grand Forks, Minnesota- 2

4- Bill Balog, Cameron, Wisconsin- 1

Garry Brazier, Sydney, NSW, Australia- 1

Daron Clayton, Sikeston, Missouri- 1

Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia- 1

Roger Crockett, Medford, Oregon- 1

Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pennsylvania- 1

Cole Duncan, Lockborne, Ohio- 1

Mike Erdley, Elizabethville, Pennsylvania- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 1

Jesse Hockett, Warsaw, Missouri- 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 1

Thomas Kennedy, Winnipeg, Manitoba- 1

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania- 1

Toni Lutar, White Rock, British Columbia- 1

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 1

Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 1

Greg Nikitenko, Minot, North Dakota- 1

Daryn Pittman, Owasso. Oklahoma- 1

Sean Robinson, Bronson, Michigan- 1

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 1

Chris Shirek, Thompson, North Dakota- 1

Greg Wilson, Benton Ridge, Ohio- 1

KSE Racing Products Hard Charger Award

1- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 5

Kerry Madsen, St. Mary’s, NSW- 5

2- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 4

3- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 3

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 3

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia- 3

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 3

4- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 2

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 2

Chris Shirek, Thompson, North Dakota- 2

5- Daron Clayton, Sikeston, Missouri- 1

Dustin Daggett, Portland, Michigan- 1

Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pennsylvania- 1

Mark Dobmeier, Grand Forks, North Dakota- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 2

Johnny Herrera, Albuquerque, New Mexico- 1

Aaron Higgins, Waverly, Ohio- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 1

Brad Kuhn, Avon, Indiana- 1

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 1

Brian Montieth, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania- 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania- 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Olive Branch, Mississippi- 1

George Suprick, Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania- 1

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 1

Jessica Zemken, Sprakers, New York- 1

Penske Power Position

1- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 6

2- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 5

3- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 5

4- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio-4

Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 4

Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 4

5- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 3

6- Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 2

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 2

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 2

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 2

7- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio- 1

Brian Ellenberger, Butler, Pennsylvania- 1

Randy Hannagan, San Jose, California- 1

Greg Hodnett, Memphis, Tennessee- 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

Danny Smith, Danville, Indiana- 1

Stevie Smith, Broken Arrow, Oklahoma- 1

Jason Solwold, Mt. Vernon, Washington- 1

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 1

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia- 1

SuperClean Start Award

1- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 6

2- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 5

3- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota- 4

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 4

4- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 3

5- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio- 2

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 2

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 2

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 2

Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee- 2

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia- 2

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- 2

Jessica, Zemken, Sprakers, New York- 2

6- Jonanthan Allard, Chico, California- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas- 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio- 1

Jason Johnson, Eunice, Louisiana- 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose. California- 1

Kerry Madsen, St. Mary’s, NSW- 1

Daryn Pittman, Owasso, Oklahoma- 1

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 1

Chris Shirek, Thompsontown, North Dakota- 1

Crane Cams Engine Builder Challenge

Speedway Engines 188

Shaver Specialties 178 -10

Kistler 168 -20

Don Ott 157 -31

Chassis Builder Challenge

Maxim 231

J&J 219 -12


NEWS & NOTES

• On the Web: The Official World of Outlaws Sprint Series Web site at http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint includes driver biographies with individual statistics, pictures, race-by-race statistics, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

• Sign on, tune in: DIRTVision.com will again be providing fans, media, teams, promoters, and sponsors with access to live and on-demand cybercasts of many World of Outlaws, and DIRTcar Racing sanctioned events this year. For more information visit: www.DIRTVision.com

• Tune into the Web: If fans can’t get to any of the upcoming events, they can experience the excitement of the World of Outlaws Sprint Series live on DIRTVision.com through the DIRT Radio Network, where announcer Johnny Gibson keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout the event. To listen to the audio broadcasts, log on to www.DIRTVision.com and click on the DIRT Radio Network logo. Listeners will need Windows Media Player 9 or higher to listen to the DIRT Radio Network. For technical support or questions, e-mail webmaster@DIRTVision.com.


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