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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance

Contact: Shawn Miller

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance

Paducah International Raceway, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

 

PADUCAH, Ky. - April 9, 2012 - Following a month on the West Coast, where three of the last five races were rained out, the World of Outlaws head to Kentucky and Missouri for a doubleheader this weekend.

On Friday, Paducah International Raceway will host Kentucky's lone race, while Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo., is the site for Saturday's event.

Sammy Swindell is riding his first win of the season, which catapulted him into the World of Outlaws points lead. With a top-five finish in four of the eight races this season, Donny Schatz and Jason Sides are within six and eight points, respectively.

Joey Saldana - a three-time winner at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 since 2007 - ranks fourth, only 12 points back. Kraig Kinser, who has earned quick time the past two races and has a streak of six consecutive races of qualifying in the top five, is fifth in the World of Outlaws standings - 14 points behind Swindell.

WHEN

Friday, April 13, at Paducah International Raceway in Paducah, Ky. Front gates are scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with qualifying set to begin at 6:30 p.m.

Saturday, April 14, at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Mo. Front gates are scheduled to open at 3 p.m. with qualifying at approximately 6:45 p.m.

WHERE

Paducah International Raceway is located at 4445 Shemwell Lane in Paducah, Ky. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/3avqe).

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is located at 1540 Herky-Horine Road in Pevely, Mo. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/thhqe).

TICKETS

Tickets for both races can be purchased by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or calling 877-395-8606.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws - www.WorldofOutlaws.com

Paducah International Raceway - www.paducahracing.net

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 - www.i55raceway.com

Dirt Radio Network - www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

Paducah International Raceway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.825 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on April 17, 2009.

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is a high-banked, 1/3-mile oval. The track record of 10.189 seconds was established by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Paducah International Raceway:

2010 - Jac Haudenschild on April 16

2009 - Jason Meyers on April 17

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 A-Feature Winners at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55:

2011 - Craig Dollansky on Aug. 5

2010 - Joey Saldana on April 17, Tim Shaffer on Aug. 6, Jason Meyers on Aug. 7

2009 - Craig Dollansky on Aug. 7, Joey Saldana on Aug. 8

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 - Craig Dollansky on April 17, Danny Lasoski on Aug. 7

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

3/8-MILE WINNERS

Paducah International Raceway is a 3/8-mile track. There were 11 races on a track that size in 2011. The winners include: Craig Dollansky - 3 (Salina Highbanks Speedway on May 3, Dodge City Raceway Park on July 1, Clay County Fair Speedway on Sept. 16); Steve Kinser - 3 (Pike County Speedway on Feb. 25, Huset's Speedway on Aug. 20, Deer Creek Speedway on Sept. 17); Jason Meyers - 2 (Cedar Lake Speedway on July 8, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 26); Jason Sides - 1 (Dodge City Raceway Park on July 2); Tony Stewart - 1 (Ohsweken Speedway on July 27); Sammy Swindell - 1 (Royal Purple Raceway on Feb. 26).

1/3-MILE WINNERS

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 is a 1/3-mile track. There have been two World of Outlaws features on that size of a track this season. The winners are: Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16) and Sammy Swindell - 1 (Merced Speedway on March 30).

DRIVER INFO

The following World of Outlaws drivers maintain websites:

Cody Darrah - http://www.codydarrah.com

Craig Dollansky - http://www.dollanskyracing.com

Chad Kemenah - http://www.chadkemenah.com

Kraig Kinser - http://www.kraigkinser.com

Steve Kinser - http://www.stevekinser.com

Kerry Madsen - http://www.kerrymadsen.com

Jason Meyers - http://www.eliteracing.net

Bill Rose - http://www.billroseracing.com

Joey Saldana - http://www.joeysaldana.com

Donny Schatz - http://www.donnyschatz.com

Sammy Swindell - http://www.swindellmotorsports.citymaker.com

Lucas Wolfe - http://www.lucaswolfe.com

For more driver information, visit: www.WorldofOutlaws.com

NEWS & NOTES

Feature winners: Tim Kaeding - 2 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16 and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8); Donny Schatz - 2 (Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Craig Dollansky - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Danny Lasoski - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18); Joey Saldana - 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); Sammy Swindell - 1 (Merced Speedway on March 30).

Tune in: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit 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 racing action. Also, be sure to check out the all new official Podcast of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Outlaws Unleashed, in the iTunes store or at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

Live Updates Online: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com for live text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

Up Next: The World of Outlaws will compete at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo., on Friday, April 20, for the first race of the Kasey Kahne Challenge. The Outlaws wrap up the weekend on Saturday, April 21, at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind.

2012 STAT ATTACK

There have been 8 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (6 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

1 - TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 2

- DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 2

3 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Total laps led (8 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Laps

1 - TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 58

2 - DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 55

3 - SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 40

4 - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 30

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 30

6 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 25

7 - STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 5

8 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 2

Pole Positions (6 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Poles

1 - DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 3

2 - TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Barlett, Tenn. - 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Time Trial leaders (6 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 2

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 2

3 - JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Bonus Points Earned (22 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Points

1 - KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 20

2 - SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 14

3 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 10

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 10

5 - CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Penn. - 8

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 8

7 - TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 6

8 - DALE BLANEY, Hartford, Ohio - 5

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 5

10 - FRED RAHMER, Salfordville, Penn. - 4

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 4

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 4

13 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 3

- SAM HAFERTEPE JR., Sunnyvale, Texas - 3

- JAC HAUDENSCHILD, Wooster, Ohio - 3

- BOBBY McMAHAN, Elk Grove, Calif. - 3

17 - STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 2

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New Wales, Australia - 2

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 2

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Penn. - 2

21 - CODY LAMAR, Rio Linda, Calif. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

Heat Race Winners (19 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

1 - DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 4

2 - STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 3

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 3

4 - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New Wales, Australia - 2

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 2

6 - JONATHAN ALLARD, Chico, Calif. - 1

- BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Penn. - 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 1

- CAP HENRY, Bellevue, Ohio - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- DUSTIN MORGAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- FRED RAHMER, Salfordville, Penn. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (7 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

1 - JAC HAUDENSCHILD, Wooster, Ohio - 2

2 - CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Penn. - 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Memphis, Tenn. - 1

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- BOBBY McMAHAN, Elk Grove, Calif. - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

Hard Charger Award (7 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

1 - TREY STARKS, Puyallup, Wash. - 2

2 - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

2012 World of Outlaws Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2012)

1. / Saturday, February 18 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Danny Lasoski (1)

2. / Sunday, February 19 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. / Sunday, February 19 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Craig Dollansky (1)

4. / Thursday, March 8 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas / Las Vegas, Nev. / Tim Kaeding (1)

5. / Saturday, March 10 / Perris Auto Speedway / Perris, Calif. / Joey Saldana (1)

6. / Friday, March 16 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Tim Kaeding (2)

7. / Friday, March 23 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, Calif. / Donny Schatz (2)

8. / Friday, March 30 / Merced Speedway / Merced, Calif. / Sammy Swindell (1)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Points Standings through March 30

Pos.

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

T5

T10

QT

1

Sammy Swindell

1104

0

1

4

6

1

2

Donny Schatz

1098

-6

2

4

6

0

3

Jason Sides

1096

-8

0

4

6

0

4

Joey Saldana

1092

-12

1

4

6

1

5

Kraig Kinser

1090

-14

0

3

7

2

6

Steve Kinser

1076

-28

0

3

6

0

7

Jason Meyers

1054

-50

0

3

4

1

8

Craig Dollansky

1041

-63

1

3

4

0

9

Chad Kemenah

994

-110

0

1

3

2

10

Cody Darrah

976

-128

0

1

2

0

11

Lucas Wolfe

952

-152

0

0

2

0

12

Kerry Madsen

911

-193

0

1

1

0

13

Terry McCarl

890

-214

0

1

2

0

14

Bill Rose

884

-220

0

0

1

0

15

Jac Haudenschild

853

-251

0

0

1

0

16

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

743

-361

0

0

3

0

17

Tim Kaeding

714

-390

2

3

4

0

18

Trey Starks

582

-522

0

0

0

0

19

Austen Wheatley

531

-573

0

0

1

0

20

Jonathan Allard

490

-614

0

1

1

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Armor All (Official Car Care Products), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Goodyear Tires (Official Tire), Gravely Tractors (Official Lawn Equipment), University of Northwestern Ohio, VP Racing Fuel (Official Racing Fuel), Vicci (Official Apparel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignitions, Penske Shocks, Superflow Dynos and Wix Filters; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Astro Titanium, Fuel Safe, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

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