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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance

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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance

Eldora Speedway

 

ROSSBURG, Ohio - April 30, 2012 - The World of Outlaws make its first of two trips to the famed Eldora Speedway this weekend.

The high-banked, half-mile oval has hosted 137 events since the World of Outlaws inception in 1978 with a doubleheader scheduled for this Friday and Saturday. Twenty-time Outlaws champion Steve Kinser, who is fourth in the current championship standings, has claimed a series-best 35 victories.

Sammy Swindell, who leads the standings, has picked up 18 wins at Eldora Speedway. Donny Schatz, who trails Swindell by seven points, has won four races and Joey Saldana - third in the standings, 25 points behind Swindell - has been victorious in eight of the last 28 World of Outlaws events at Eldora Speedway.

WHEN

Friday and Saturday, May 4-5, at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. Front gates are scheduled to open at 2 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing set for 7:30 p.m. each day.

WHERE

Eldora Speedway is located at 13929 State Route 118 in New Weston, Ohio. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/u652b).

TICKETS

Tickets can be ordered online by clicking EldoraSpeedway.com.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws - www.WorldofOutlaws.com

Eldora Speedway - www.EldoraSpeedway.com

Dirt Radio Network - www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACK

Eldora Speedway is a high-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 12.707 seconds was established by Craig Dollansky on April 13, 2002.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Eldora Speedway:

2011 - Joey Saldana on May 8, Tim Shaffer on July 15, Tyler Walker on July 16, Joey Saldana on Sept. 23

2010 - Joey Saldana on May 8, Paul McMahan on May 9, Joey Saldana on July 16, Steve Kinser on July 17, Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 24

2009 - Donny Schatz on May 9, Terry McCarl on July 17, Donny Schatz on July 18, Jason Sides on Sept. 25

2008 - Craig Dollansky on April 11, Donny Schatz on May 31, Joey Saldana on July 11, Daryn Pittman on July 13, Joey Saldana on Sept. 19

2007 - Jason Meyers on April 13, Paul McMahan on June 2, Steve Kinser on July 13, Donny Schatz on July 14, Joey Saldana on Sept. 21

2006 - Sammy Swindell on April 8, Craig Dollansky on June 3, Craig Dollansky on July 14, Joey Saldana on July 15, Joey Saldana on Aug. 4

2005 - Steve Kinser on April 9, Sammy Swindell on June 4, Steve Kinser on July 15, Steve Kinser on July 16, Jac Haudenschild on Aug. 5

2004 - Steve Kinser on April 10, Danny Lasoski on June 5, Dale Blaney on July 16, Jason Sides on July 17, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 6

2003 - Sammy Swindell on April 19, Steve Kinser on May 31, Steve Kinser on July 18, Steve Kinser on July 19, Jason Meyers on Aug. 8

2002 - Craig Dollansky on April 13, Steve Kinser on June 1, Daryn Pittman on July 19, Joey Saldana on July 20, Steve Kinser on Aug. 2

2001 - Mark Kinser on April 14, Andy Hillenburg on June 2, Andy Hillenburg on July 20, Mark Kinser on July 21, Steve Kinser on Aug. 3

2000 - Steve Kinser on April 22, Mark Kinser on June 3, Sammy Swindell in July 14, Dale Blaney on July 15, Tim Shaffer on Aug. 4

1999 - Tim Shaffer on June 5, Mark Kinser on July 15, Greg Hodnett on July 16, Sammy Swindell on July 17, Stevie Smith on Aug. 6

1998 - Sammy Swindell on April 11, Sammy Swindell on June 13, Jac Haudenschild on July 17, Jac Haudenschild on July 18, Jac Haudenschild on Aug. 7

1997 - Sammy Swindell on April 4, Dave Blaney on June 14, Dave Blaney on July 18, Steve Kinser on July 19, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 8

1996 - Sammy Swindell on April 5, Steve Kinser on June 15, Mark Kinser on July 19, Johnny Herrera on July 20, Mark Kinser on Aug. 9

1995 - Jac Haudenschild on April 15, Steve Kinser on June 10, Dave Blaney on Aug. 11

1994 - Kenny Jacobs on April 17, Kenny Jacobs on June 11, Dave Blaney on Aug. 12

1993 - Dave Blaney on April 18, Steve Kinser on June 12, Dave Blaney on Aug. 13

1992 - Sammy Swindell on April 12

1991 - Steve Kinser on June 7, Sammy Swindell on June 8

1990 - Steve Kinser on April 22, Steve Kinser on June 9

1989 - Jeff Swindell on April 23, Doug Wolfgang on June 10, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 5

1988 - Doug Wolfgang on April 10, Steve Kinser on Aug. 27

1987 - Steve Kinser on April 12, Steve Kinser on Aug. 8

1986 - Bobby Allen on Aug. 9

1985 - Doug Wolfgang on April 14, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 10

1984 - Ron Shuman on April 8

1983 - Brad Doty on May 22

1982 - Danny Smith on May 8, Sammy Swindell on May 9, Doug Wolfgang on June 12, Sammy Swindell on Aug. 7, Steve Kinser on Oct. 17

1981 - Sammy Swindell on May 16, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 8, Steve Kinser on Oct. 18

1980 - Sammy Swindell on April 13, Steve Kinser on May 3, Steve Kinser on May 4, Steve Kinser on May 25, Steve Kinser on July 5, Steve Kinser on Aug. 9, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 30, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 31, Steve Kinser on Oct. 19

1979 - Ron Shuman on April 15, Dub May on May 27, Steve Kinser on July 3, Sammy Swindell on July 14, Steve Kinser on Aug. 4, Doug Wolfgang on Sept. 1, Shane Carson on Oct. 21

1978 - Bobby Allen on April 16, Rick Ferkel on April 30, Steve Kinser on May 21, Rick Ferkel on July 3, Randy Ford on Aug. 3, Rick Ferkel on Aug. 4, Rick Ferkel on Aug. 5, Steve Kinser on Sept. 3, Shane Carson on Oct. 29

HALF-MILE WINNERS

Eldora Speedway is a half-mile track. There have been seven World of Outlaws features on a track that size in 2012. The winners are: Sammy Swindell - 2 (Knoxville Raceway on April 28 and Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20); Craig Dollansky - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Tim Kaeding - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway); Danny Lasoski - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18); Joey Saldana - 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); Donny Schatz - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19).

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.kenericracing.com

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: Donny Schatz - 3 (Farmer City Raceway on April 25, Silver Dollar Speedway on March 23 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Sammy Swindell - 3 (Knoxville Raceway on April 28, Missouri State Fair Speedway on April 20 and Merced Speedway on March 30); Craig Dollansky - 2 (Tri-State Speedway on April 21 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19); Tim Kaeding - 2 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16 and The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 8); Joey Saldana - 2 (Paducah International Raceway on April 13 and Perris Auto Speedway on March 10); Danny Lasoski - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18).

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 face off against the PA Posse on Wednesday, May 9, for The Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway in Abbottstown, and Friday and Saturday, May 11-12, at Williams Grove Speedway in Mechanicsburg.

2012 STAT ATTACK

There have been 13 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (6 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

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

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 3

3 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 2

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 2

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

6 - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

Total laps led (13 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Laps

1 - DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. - 83

2 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 62

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 62

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

5 - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 48

6 - DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 30

7 - BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 14

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 14

9 - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 12

- DANNY SMITH, Chillicothe, Ohio - 12

11 - STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 5

12 - BRADY BACON, Broken Arrow, Okla. - 3

13 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 2

Pole Positions (11 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Poles

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

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

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 1

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 1

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 1

- DANNY SMITH, Chillicothe, Ohio - 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 1

Time Trial leaders (9 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Quick Times

1 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 2

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 2

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 2

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 2

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

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- STEVIE SMITH, Broken Arrow, Okla. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

Bonus Points Earned (27 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Points

1 - KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 22

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 22

3 - JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 17

4 - CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 14

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

6 - BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 11

7 - KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 10

8 - CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 8

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 8

- STEVIE SMITH, Broken Arrow, Okla. - 8

11 - DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 7

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

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 6

14 - DALE BLANEY, Hartford, Ohio - 5

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 5

16 - BRADY BACON, Broken Arrow, Okla. - 4

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 4

- FRED RAHMER, Salfordville, Pa. - 4

19 - JEFF DODGE, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 3

- SAM HAFERTEPE JR., Sunnyvale, Texas - 3

- JAC HAUDENSCHILD, Wooster, Ohio - 3

- BOBBY McMAHAN, Elk Grove, Calif. - 3

- LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. - 3

24 - JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 2

- DANNY SMITH, Chillicothe, Ohio - 2

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

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

Heat Race Winners (26 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

1 - SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. - 5

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

3 - DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. - 3

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 3

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 3

- JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. - 3

7 - CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 2

- CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio - 2

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 2

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. - 2

11 - JONATHAN ALLARD, Chico, Calif. - 1

- DALE BLANEY, Hartford, Ohio - 1

- BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- CAP HENRY, Bellevue, Ohio - 1

- TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. - 1

- IAN MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia - 1

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. - 1

- DUSTIN MORGAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

- FRED RAHMER, Salfordville, Pa. - 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 1

- TREY STARKS, Puyallup, Wash. - 1

- TONY STEWART, Columbus, Ind. - 1

- BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. - 1

- AUSTEN WHEATLEY, Lake Stevens, Wash. - 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (12 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - Wins

1 - JAC HAUDENSCHILD, Wooster, Ohio - 2

2 - BRADY BACON, Broken Arrow, Okla. - 1

- BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- JEFF DODGE, Colorado Springs, Colo. - 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- DON DROUD JR., Lincoln, Neb. - 1

- GREG HODNETT, Memphis, Tenn. - 1

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa - 1

- BOBBY McMAHAN, Elk Grove, Calif. - 1

- JIM MOUGHAN, Springfield, Ill. - 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. - 1

Hard Charger Award (10 Different Drivers)

Rank - Driver, Hometown - H.C. Awards

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

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. - 2

- TREY STARKS, Puyallup, Wash. - 2

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

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. - 1

- CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. - 1

- KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. - 1

- BRIAN PAULUS, Mooresville, Ind. - 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)

9. / Friday, April 13 / Paducah International Raceway / Paducah, Ky. / Joey Saldana (2)

10. / Friday, April 20 / Missouri State Fair Speedway / Sedalia, Mo. / Sammy Swindell (2)

11. / Saturday, April 21 / Tri-State Speedway / Haubstadt, Ind. / Craig Dollansky (2)

12. / Wednesday, April 25 / Farmer City Raceway / Farmer City, Ill. / Donny Schatz (3)

13. / Saturday, April 28 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, Iowa / Sammy Swindell (3)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Points Standings through April 28

Pos.

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5s

Top10s

QT

1

Sammy Swindell

1806

0

3

8

10

2

2

Donny Schatz

1799

-7

3

6

11

0

3

Joey Saldana

1781

-25

2

7

10

2

4

Steve Kinser

1749

-57

0

5

9

0

5

Kraig Kinser

1748

-58

0

4

10

2

6

Jason Sides

1734

-72

0

5

9

0

7

Craig Dollansky

1703

-103

2

5

7

1

8

Cody Darrah

1602

-204

0

2

4

0

9

Lucas Wolfe

1575

-231

0

0

3

0

10

Chad Kemenah

1572

-234

0

1

4

2

11

Kerry Madsen

1539

-267

0

2

3

0

12

Bill Rose

1376

-430

0

0

1

0

13

Terry McCarl

1236

-570

0

1

3

0

14

Jason Meyers

1054

-752

0

3

4

1

15

Austen Wheatley

1021

-785

0

0

2

0

16

Jac Haudenschild

853

-953

0

0

1

0

17

Danny Smith

823

-983

0

1

2

0

18

Danny Lasoski

804

-1002

1

3

4

0

19

Brad Sweet

795

-1011

0

2

4

1

20

David Gravel

770

-1036

0

1

3

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, ButlerBuilt, Fuel Safe, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake's Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.

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