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At a Glance: Attica Raceway Park & I-96 Speedway

By Tony Veneziano

Concord, NC-May 17, 2010-

WHAT

•Following the first East Coast swing of the season, the World of Outlaws return to the Midwest this week for a stop at Attica Raceway Park in Ohio on Friday, May 21 and I-96 Speedway in Michigan on Saturday, May 22. Joey Saldana is the current series point leader after picking up three-Top-Five finishes last weekend. He leads 20-time series champion Steve Kinser by 13 markers, with Jason Meyers, the series most recent winner third, only 20 markers out of the lead. Last season Dale Blaney was victorious at Attica Raceway Park, while Meyers picked up the win at I-96 Speedway. In the first 18 races of 2010, there have been 10 different winners, with 18 drivers leading laps in feature events.

WHEN

•On Friday, May 21 at AtticaRacewayPark, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Eastern, with the grandstand gates opening at 3:30 p.m. Eastern, with racing set for 7:45 p.m. Eastern.

•On Saturday, May 22 at I-96 Speedway, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Eastern, with the grandstand gates opening at 4 p.m. Eastern, hot laps are set for 6 p.m. Eastern with time trials to follow. Racing is set for 7:30 p.m. Eastern.

WHERE

• Attica Raceway Park is located Northeast of SR 4 & US 224 in Attica, Ohio. From this intersection drive 1/4 mile north on Route 4 to Lemmon Street, then 3/4 miles east to the Attica Fairgrounds.

•I-96 Speedway is located in Lake, Odessa, Michigan. Take I-96 to exit 64, then 0.5 miles south, then 0.7 miles west.

TICKETS

•On Friday, May 21 at Attica Raceway Park, adult tickets will be $30, with tickets for those ages 11-15 $15, with kids 10-under admitted free of charge. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling the track at 419-680-5606. For more information visit http://www.atticaracewaypark.com.

•On Saturday, May 22 at I-96 Speedway, general admission tickets for adults will be $30 in advance and $34 the day of the race, with general admission tickets for those ages 6-12 $15, with kids 5-under admitted free of charge in the general admission section. Adult reserved tickets will be $32 in advance and $34 the day of the race, with reserved tickets for those 12-under $15. Pit combos will also be available for advance purchase only for $38 which includes a pit pass and a reserved ticket. For tickets call SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023 or I-96 Speedway at 616-642-0555. For more information visit http://www.slspromotions.com.

ON THE INTERNET

•The World of Outlaws is at http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint

• Attica RacewayPark is at http://www.atticaracewaypark.com

• I-96 Speedway is at http://www.i96speedway.com

•SLS Promotions is at http://www.slspromotions.com

•DIRTVision & the Dirt Radio Network are at http://www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

•Attica Raceway Park is a high-banked 1/3-mile oval. The track record of 11.306 seconds was established by Butch Schroeder on Sept. 7, 1998

•I-96 Speedway is a semi-banked half-mile oval. The track record of 15.093 seconds at 119.261 mph was established by Steve Kinser on July 25, 2008.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature winners at AtticaRacewayPark include:

2009- Dale Blaney on May 29

2008- Donny Schatz won on May 30

2007- Joey Saldana on April 20

2005- Stevie Smith on July 13

1994 -Sammy Swindell on May 21

1993- Joe Gaerte on May 21

1992 -Joey Allen on August 7

1991- Steve Kinser on August 9

1990- Steve Kinser on May 18

World of Outlaws A-Feature winners at I-96 Speedway include:

2009- Jason Meyers on May 30

2008- Steve Kinser on July 25

2007- Craig Dollansky on July 27

2005-Steve Kinser on June 9

2004-Steve Kinser on Sept. 24

1997 -Steve Kinser on June 15, Stevie Smith on October 7

1996 -Sammy Swindell on July 22

1995 -Joey Saldana on July 24

FEATURE WINNERS

• There have been 18 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events held in 2010. The winners include: Jason Meyers (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Thunderbowl Raceway, Volunteer Speedway, Tri-State (Okla.) Speedway and Virginia Motor Speedway), Joey Saldana (Thunderbowl Raceway, Volunteer Speedway, I-55 Raceway and Eldora Speedway), Steve Kinser (Volusia Speedway Park and Jackson Speedway), Craig Dollansky (Lone Star Speedway), Jac Haudenschild (Paducah International Raceway), Chad Layton (Williams Grove Speedway), Paul McMahan (Eldora Speedway), Fred Rahmer (Williams Grove Speedway), Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park) and Jason Sides (Houston Raceway Park).

1/3-MILE WINNERS

• Attica Raceway Park is a high-banked 1/3-mile. The World of Outlaws have raced twice this season on a track that size. The winners included: Jason Meyers (Thunderbowl Raceway) and Joey Saldana (Thunderbowl Raceway).

HALF-MILE WINNERS

• I-96 Speedway is a semi-banked half-mile oval. The World of Outlaws have raced 10 times at a track that size in 2010. The winners include: Steve Kinser (Volusia Speedway Park and Jackson Speedway), Jason Meyers (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Virginia Motor Speedway), Craig Dollansky (Lone Star Speedway), Chad Layton (Williams Grove Speedway), Paul McMahan (Eldora Speedway), Joey Saldana (Eldora Speedway), Fred Rahmer (Williams Grove Speedway) and Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park).

DRIVER WEB SITES

The following World of Outlaws drivers maintain their own Web sites on the Internet:

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

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

Sam Hafertepe Jr.- http://www.sam15.com

Jac Haudenschild- http://www.haudenschildracing.com

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

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

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

Danny Lasoski- http://www.dannylasoski.com

Terry McCarl- http://www.terrymccarl.com

Paul McMahan- http://paulmcmahanracing.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 Brian Ellenberger, Ben Gregg and Toni Lutar visit: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint

A number of teams also have Facebook pages online including: Kasey Kahne Racing, Lucas Wolfe, Sides Motorsports, Steve Kinser Racing and Tony Stewart Racing.

2010 World of Outlaws Championship Standings through May 15

Position

Driver

Pts.

Difference

Earnings

Wins

Top-5

Top-10

1.

Joey Saldana

2554

$87,100

4

13

15

2.

Steve Kinser

2541

-13

$63,600

2

13

17

3.

Jason Meyers

2534

-20

$80,300

5

10

15

4.

Donny Schatz

2424

-130

$45,600

1

8

14

5.

Jason Sides

2395

-159

$40,100

1

6

11

6

Paul McMahan

2320

-234

$38,475

1

7

10

7.

Jac Haudenschild

2305

-249

$39,250

1

4

9

8.

Kraig Kinser

2300

-254

$28,400

0

2

9

9.

Danny Lasoski

2295

-259

$32,200

0

3

9

10.

Lucas Wolfe

2274

-280

$31,725

0

4

8

11.

Craig Dollansky

2264

-290

$36,600

1

3

8

12.

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

2192

-362

$22,150

0

1

3

13.

Chad Kemenah

2018

-536

$17,120

0

0

4

14.

Ben Gregg

1871

-683

$12,075

0

0

0

15.

Tim Kaeding

1861

-693

$23,625

0

3

6

16.

Brian Ellenberger

1792

-762

$10,560

0

0

0

17.

Toni Lutar

1685

-869

$9,175

0

0

1

18.

Daryn Pittman

1650

-904

$18,110

0

1

4

19.

Brad Sweet

1648

-906

$22,080

0

3

6

20.

Terry McCarl

1307

-1247

$12,525

0

0

3

2010 STAT ATTACK

There have been 18 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (10 Different Drivers) Driver, Hometown – Wins

1- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 5

2- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 4

3- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 2

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 1

Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 1

Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee – 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 1

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 1

Lap leaders, Driver, Hometown – Total laps led (18 Different Drivers)

1- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 107 laps

2- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 81 laps

3- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 65 laps

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 54 laps

5- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 53 laps

6- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 41 laps

7- Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee – 27 laps

8- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 26 laps

9- Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 23 laps

10- Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 19 laps

11- Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas – 15 laps

12- Lance Dewease, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania – 13 laps

Brian Leppo, New Oxford, Pennsylvania – 13 laps

13- Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee – 11 laps

14- Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 10 laps

15- Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 7 laps

16- Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania – 4 laps

17- Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 2 laps

Time trial leaders (11 Different Drivers) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick times

1- Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee – 3

2- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California – 2

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 2

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 2

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania -2

3- Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas – 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 1

Kasey Kahne, Enumclaw, Washington- 1

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri – 1

Brian Leppo, New Oxford, Pennsylvania – 1

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa- 1

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota – 1

Track Records established in 2010 World of Outlaws events (4)

*Tim Kaeding, March 5, Thunderbowl Raceway (1/3-mile), Tulare, California, 12.651 seconds at 94.759 mph

*Lucas Wolfe, March 13, HoustonRacewayPark, (1/4-mile), Baytown, Texas, 11.561 seconds at 77.848 miles per hour

*Kasey Kahne, March 19, Volunteer Speedway (4/10-mile), Bulls Gap, Tennessee, 10.258 seconds at 140.378 mph.

*Sam Hafertepe Jr., May 1, Jackson Speedway (1/2-mile), Jackson, Minnesota, 15.601 seconds at 115.377 mph.

Dash Winners (10 Different Winners) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Dash Wins

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota – 4

2- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 3

3- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 2

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 2

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 2

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 1

Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee- 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

Pole Positions (10 Different Drivers) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 4

2- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 3

3- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 2

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 2

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 2

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 1

Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee- 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

B-main Winners (11 Different Winners) Rank – Driver, Hometown – B-Main Wins

1- Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio – 3

2- Brian Ellenberger, Butler, Pennsylvania- 2

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 2

Evan Suggs, ScottsValley, California- 2

3- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio- 1

Rob Chaney, Wooster, Ohio – 1

Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia- 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California – 1

Alan Krimes, Denver, Pennsylvania – 1

Kerry Madsen, St. Mary, NSW, Australia – 1

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa – 1

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 1

KSE Racing Products Hard Charger Award

1- Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania – 3

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- 3

2- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 2

3- Ben Gregg, Phoenix, Arizona – 1

Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio- 1

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri- 1

Toni Lutar, White Rock, British Columbia – 1

Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 1

Daryn Pittman, Owasso, Oklahoma – 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 1

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota – 1

Brad Sweet, Grass Valley, California – 1

Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award Standings

Ben Gregg 1871

Toni Lutar 1685 -186

Engine Builder Challenge

Speedway Engines 81

Don Ott 62 -17

Shaver Specialties 55 -25

Kistler 55 -24

Chassis Builder Challenge

Maxim 88

J&J 65 -23

XXX 63 -25

NEWS & NOTES

•Tune in: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint 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.

•On the web: The Official World of Outlaws Sprint Series Web site at http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint and includes driver biographies with individual statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases. Also links to the Official World of Outlaws Rulebook and the DIRTcar Membership form can be found on the site.

•Up next: The World of Outlaws head to Charlotte for the Circle K Nos Energy Outlaw Showdown on Friday, May 28 before heading to Tri-City Speedway in Franklin, Pennsylvania for an inaugural event on Sunday, May 30.

2010 World of Outlaws Schedule

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location/Winner (Number of Win(s) in 2010)

1. / Friday, February 5 / VolusiaSpeedwayPark / Barberville, FL / Cancelled-Rain

2. / Saturday, February 6 / VolusiaSpeedwayPark / Barberville, FL / Donny Schatz (1)

3. / Sunday, February 7 / VolusiaSpeedwayPark/ Barberville, FL / Steve Kinser (1)

4. / Friday, February 26 / Las Vegas Motor Speedway / Las Vegas, NV / Jason Meyers (1)

5. / Friday, March 5 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, CA / Jason Meyers (2)

6. / Saturday, March 6 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, CA / Joey Saldana (1)

7. / Friday, March 12 / Lone Star Speedway / Kilgore, TX / Craig Dollansky (1)

8. / Saturday, March 13 / HoustonRacewayPark / Baytown, TX / Jason Sides (1)

9. / Friday, March 19 / Volunteer Speedway / Bulls Gap, TN / Joey Saldana (2)

10. / Saturday, March 20 / Volunteer Speedway / Bulls Gap, TN / Jason Meyers (3)

11. / Saturday, April 10 / Tri-State Speedway / Pocola, OK / Jason Meyers (4)

12. / Friday, April 16 / Paducah International Raceway / Paducah, KY / Jac Haudenschild (1)

13. / Saturday, April 17 / I-55 Raceway / Pevely, MO / Joey Saldana (3)

14. / Saturday, April 24 / Tri-State Speedway / Haubstadt, IN / Postponed-Rain-Oct. 16

15. / Saturday, May 1 / Jackson Speedway / Jackson, MN / Steve Kinser (2)

16. / Friday, May 7 / Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, OH / Joey Saldana (4)

17. / Saturday, May 8 / Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, OH / Paul McMahan (1)

18. / Thursday, May 13 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA / Chad Layton (1)

19. / Friday, May 14 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA / Fred Rahmer (1)

20. / Saturday, May 15 / Virginia Motor Speedway / Jamaica, VA/ Jason Meyers (5)

21. / Friday, May 21 / AtticaRacewayPark / Attica, OH

22. / Saturday, May 22 / I-96 Speedway / Lake Odessa, MI

23. / Friday, May 28 / Charlotte Motor Speedway Dirt Track / Concord, NC

24. / Sunday, May 30 / Tri-City Speedway / Franklin, PA

25. / Thursday, June 3 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA

26. / Friday, June 4 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA

27. / Saturday, June 5 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA

28. / Friday, June 11 / Dodge CityRacewayPark / Dodge City, KS

29. / Saturday, June 12 / Dodge CityRacewayPark / Dodge City, KS

30. / Wednesday, June 16 / State Fair Speedway / Sedalia, MO

31. / Friday, June 18 / River Cities Speedway / Grand Forks, ND

32. / Saturday, June 19 / River Cities Speedway / Grand Forks, ND

33. / Friday, June 25 / Junction Motor Speedway / McCool Junction, NE

34. / Saturday, June 26 / Lakeside Speedway / Kansas City, KS

35. / Thursday, July 1 / Huset’s Speedway / Brandon, SD

36. / Saturday, July 3 / North Central Speedway / Brainerd, MN

37. / Thursday, July 8 / LaSalle Speedway / LaSalle, IL

38. / Saturday, July 10 / Beaver Dam Raceway / Beaver Dam, WI

39. / Sunday, July 11 / CedarLakeSpeedway / New Richmond, WI

40. / Wednesday / July 14 / LimalandMotorsportsPark / Lima, OH

41. / Friday, July 16 / Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, OH

42. / Saturday, July 17 / Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, OH

43. / Tuesday, July 20 / Lernerville Speedway / Sarver, PA

44. / Friday, July 23 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA

45. / Saturday, July 24 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA

46. / Sunday, July 25 / LebanonValleySpeedway / West Lebanon, NY

47. / Tuesday, July 27 / Autodrome Drummond / Drummondville, PQ

48. / Friday, July 30 / Ohsweken Speedway / Ohsweken, ON

49. / Saturday, July 31 / Ohsweken Speedway / Ohsweken, ON

50. / Tuesday, August 3 / FultonSpeedway / Fulton, NY

51. / Friday, August 6 / I-55 Raceway / Pevely, MO

52. / Saturday, August 7/ I-55 Raceway / Pevely, MO

53. / Friday / August 20 / Nodak Speedway / Minot, ND

54. / Saturday, August 21 / Nodak Speedway, Minot, ND

55. / Friday, August 27 / Castrol Raceway / Edmonton, AB

56. / Saturday, August 28 / Castrol Raceway / Edmonton, AB

57. / Wednesday, September 1 / Cottage GroveSpeedway / Cottage Grove, OR

58. / Friday, September 3 / Skagit Speedway / Alger, WA

59. / Saturday, September 4 / Skagit Speedway / Alger, WA

60. / Monday, September 6 / Grays Harbor Raceway / Elma, WA

61. / Thursday, September 9 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, CA

62. / Friday, September 10 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, CA

63. / Saturday, September 11 / Silver Dollar Speedway / Chico, CA

64. / Friday, September 17 / ClayCounty Fair Speedway / Spencer, IA

65. / Saturday, September 18 / Deer Creek Speedway / Spring Valley, MN

66. / Friday, September 24 / Eldora Speedway / Rossburg, OH

67. / Saturday, September 25 / Lernerville Speedway / Sarver, PA

68. / Friday, October 1 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA

69. / Saturday, October 2 / Williams Grove Speedway / Mechanicsburg, PA

70. / Saturday, October 9 / Rolling Wheels Raceway / Elbridge, NY

71. / Saturday, October 16 / Tri-State Speedway / Haubstadt, IN

Thursday, November 4 / The Dirt Track at Charlotte / Concord, NC (Qualifying)

72. / Friday, November 5 / The Dirt Track at Charlotte / Concord, NC

73. / Saturday, November 6 / The Dirt Track at Charlotte / Concord, NC

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), Chizmark & Larson Insurance, Goodyear Tires (Official Tire), SuperClean (Official Cleaner-Degreaser), VP Racing (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, Jake’s Custom Golf Carts, KSE Race Products, Penske Shocks, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo; Engine Builder’s Challenge participants Don Ott Racing Engines, Kistler Engines, Shaver Specialties and Speedway Engines; and Chassis Builder’s Challenge participants J&J Auto Racing, Maxim Racing and XXX Race Company.