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Feb
5
2015

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway

World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Invading Indiana’s Plymouth Speedway on Oct. 17 for First Time in History CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 26, 2015 - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series will make its inaugural appearance at historic Plymouth (Ind.) Speedway this season. The addition of Plymouth, and two other schedule adjustments, sets the tour for 2015. The Outlaws will invade Plymouth on Saturday, Oct. 17, with an event that will have an earlier than normal 5 p.m. start time. It will be the fourth World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event in Indiana this season, joining races at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Lawrenceburg Speedway and Kokomo Speedway. The track, 25 miles south of South Bend, Ind., is a 3/8-mile dirt oval that regularly features DIRTcar UMP Modifieds and sprint cars, among other events, throughout its season. In operation since 1952, the track is undergoing significant improvements for the upcoming year including a new racing surface and grandstands....

Jan
27
2015

Evernham Looks Back On Gordon’s Career

  (HHP/Alan Marler Photo) Article By:Aaron Burns MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Ray Evernham can still recall the first time he met the wiry kid from Pittsboro, Ind., who looked like he was 14 years old even after he’d already turned 19. Jeff Gordon always had a way of standing out beyond simply piloting a race car. Evernham – then known for his Modified racing success – was injured and looking for something to do. He’d seen Gordon on ESPN’s Saturday Night Thunder open-wheel telecasts, where the teenager was competing for trophies against legends like Rich Vogler. Evernham didn’t know what to think when, after Andy Petree suggested he work with Gordon and then-Busch Series car owner Hugh Connerty in 1990, he went to Charlotte, N.C. and met Gordon and his parents in a hotel room to plan out their strategy. Evernham had his briefcase. It contained what one...

Jan
20
2015

New SPARCO Driver Saftey Gear In Stock!

Pit Stop USA is pleased to announce Sparco as a featured brand for 2015! Sparco is one of the premier brands in motorsports today and offers innovative, high quality driver safety equipment .  In the coming weeks, we will be letting you know about all of the exciting new Sparco products for 2015 as they arrive in our warehouse. We know you will be as excited as we are about the all of the hot new Sparco products being introduced for this racing season. Since 1977, the world's top professional drivers choose Sparco more than any other brand. Top professional drivers in Formula One, NASCAR, Indy Car and other forms of motorsport demand Sparco for their safety needs. Sparco works closely with professional drivers to develop the safest, most technologically advanced products available.  Every Sparco product is tested in the world's most rigorous and demanding racing environments. Sophisticated production equipment, and fanatical attention to...

Jan
20
2015

Rico Abreu Wins the Chili Bowl

(Photo Credit: Mike Spivey) TULSA, Okla. (January 17, 2015) Saturday night at the Chili Bowl was one for the record books, as California's Rico Abreu raced to his first triumph in the finale of the 29th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Midget Nationals presented by General Tire, delivering car owner, Keith Kunz, his first Golden Driller since 2002. "I just tried to stay as patient as I could. You know the race is a not a long race, but it is a long race. For a few laps I just kind of got after it just to see where we were at and I hung with him [Bryan Clauson] pretty good," commented Abreu about his pass for the lead. "I don't know how hard he was racing, but when the time was right I pulled the trigger and gave him a slide job and was waiting for him to slide me back. We dragged raced each other into three and I came out with the lead." Gridding the Toyota / Abreu Vineyards No. 97 third, Abreu slipped back to fifth as Bryan Clauson jumped to the lead over Jerry...

Jan
12
2015

Outlaws Invading USA Raceway March 7

NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports is lone Arizona event on 2015 schedule for ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ CONCORD, N.C. - Jan. 12, 2015 - The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series returns Saturday, March 7, to USA Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the NAPA Wildcat Shootout presented by RideNow Powersports. The track has proved to be one of the most competitive with five different winners in five events the Outlaws have run there since 2006. Brad Sweet took the victory last season after battling past Kerry Madsen and holding off Steve Kinser. "The World of Outlaws stop at USA Raceway is one of the most exciting events on our schedule," World Racing Group COO Tom Deery said. "We always look forward to bringing the series to Arizona and showcasing  The Greatest Show on Dirt ." Daryn Pittman's win at USA Raceway in 2013 helped to propel him to the championship that season. "It's one of my favorite tracks," Pittman said....

Dec
23
2014

New Alpinestars Products are In stock

  The Pit Stop USA team just returned from the Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis and have found hundreds of new products that will be available in 2015. Some of the finest new driver safety equipment available in 2015 include these great products from Alpinestars.  These new Alpinestars products are now available, just in time for that last minute gift for the racer on your holiday shopping list! 2015 Tech 1-ZX Glove   Complying fully with FIA homologation standards, Alpinestars' Tech 1-ZX is an innovative Nomex® glove with minimal seam stitching and reduced material construction to offer superior levels of performance grip, cockpit comfort and sensitivity on the car's controls.   Certified to FIA 8856-2000 and SFI 3.3 (SFI 5) homologation standard.   2015 SP Shoe     Designed and constructed to offer excellent levels...

Dec
11
2014

Record 50 Events For WoO Late Models

  INDIANAPOLIS – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set for a record number events in 2015 with 50 A-Mains featured on the national tour’s schedule released Thursday during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis. The country’s longest-running national dirt late model series has visits to 38 tracks in 20 states and Canada planned for its 12th season under the World Racing Group banner. The tour’s 2015 itinerary follows tradition in kicking off with a stretch of seven events in Georgia and Florida during the month of February. The Winter Freeze at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga., Feb. 6-7 will serve as the 2015 lid-lifter with a doubleheader weekend featuring 50-lap A-Mains paying $10,000 to win on both Friday and Saturday. Also part of the busy first month of WoO LMS action is the fourth annual Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla. The three-night...

Dec
3
2014

Kinser Confirmed For Winter Heat

  INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion Steve Kinser will be among the drivers bringing in 2015 racing in southwest Arizona at the inaugural Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown at Cocopah Speedway in Somerton, Ariz. Kinser, who just completed his final full season with the World of Outlaws, will drive the Tony Stewart Racing No. 11 Bad Boy Buggies/Chevrolet Performance/J&J five times during the opening 10 days of 2015 this January. “We’re looking forward to being part of this first Winter Heat Showdown,” said Kinser. “In the past, we’ve went out and raced some shows in the southwest and had a great time. I’m excited about getting out there and competing. They’ve put together a good five-race deal with nice payouts. I’m sure they’ll have a good field of cars and we’re looking forward to getting back on the track.” The Bloomington, Ind., driver has...

Dec
2
2014

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Nov
25
2014

Helberg Dominates George Snider Classic at Kern Raceway

BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA (November 23, 2014) - Rohnert Park, CA's JoJo Helberg put a cap on the inaugural  King of the Wing Sprint Car championship by winning the season ending national championship race on Sunday evening at Kern County Raceway Park. Helberg's win at the lightning fast half-mile was his fourth win in the six race series for Winged Pavement Sprint Cars at speeds over 150 miles per hour. A hearty crowd of over 2000 braved cool temperatures to witness some of the fastest oval track racing in the history of Kern County. The event wrapped up the second season of racing for the speedway as well. The series organized by Davey Hamilton ran a three race swing across Southern California, with Helberg winning the Saturday night round at Irwindale. Helberg kicked off Sunday's round at KCRP with a blistering 14.296, 125.909 mile per hour lap in qualifying to set the all-time track record. Helberg started on pole after pulling a zero invert and paced the...

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