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At a Glance: World of Outlaws at Dodge City Raceway Park

By Tony Veneziano
Concord, NC-June 8, 2010-

WHAT

•The World of Outlaws continue a swing through the Heartland this week with a stop at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas on Friday, June 11 and Saturday, June 12 for two full nights of racing as Boot Hill Casino & Resort Presented the Boot Hill Showdown. Following a pair of events at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Iowa last weekend, Joey Saldana remains the series championship point leader. The second generation driver was victorious both nights at Dodge City Raceway Park last season and has four career triumphs at the state-of-the-art facility. Jason Meyers, who is currently second in points and leads the series in wins this season, is also a former winner at Dodge City, taking the checkered flag at the high-banked 3/8-mile in 2007. Steve Kinser, the 20-time World of Outlaws champion, who is third in points, won at Dodge City in the series debut at the track in 2004, while his teammate, four-time and defending series champion Donny Schatz won there in 2008. Danny Lasoski, the 2001 World of Outlaws titlist, was victorious at Dodge City in 2005.

WHEN

•On Friday, June 11 at Dodge City Raceway Park, the pit gates will open at 3 p.m. Central, with the grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m. Central and hot laps are set for 6 p.m. Central with time trials to follow.

•On Saturday, June 12 at Dodge City Raceway Park, the pit gates will open at 3 p.m. Central, with the grandstand gates opening at 5 p.m. Central and hot laps are set for 6 p.m. Central with time trials to follow.

WHERE

• Dodge City Raceway Park is located in Dodge City, Kansas. Take U.S. 283 to the southern edge of Dodge City, go 0.9 miles west on U.S. 56, then 0.1 mile south.

TICKETS

•On Friday, June11 at Dodge City Raceway Park, general admission tickets will be $35 in advance and $40 the day of the race. For more information and to purchase tickets online visit www.dodgecityraceway.com/tickets.

•On Saturday, June 12 at Dodge City Raceway Park, general admission tickets will be $35 in advance and $40 the day of the race. For more information and to purchase tickets online visit www.dodgecityraceway.com/tickets.

ON THE INTERNET

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

• Dodge City Raceway Park is at http://www.dodgecityraceway.com

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

ABOUT THE TRACK

•Dodge City Raceway Park is a high-banked 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.277 seconds was established by Donny Schatz on October 7, 2005.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature winners at Dodge City Raceway Park include:

2009- Joey Saldana on June 12, Joey Saldana on June 13

2008- Joey Saldana on June 20, Donny Schatz on June 21

2007- Jason Meyers on June 22, Daryn Pittman on June 23

2006- Joey Saldana on July 1

2005- Danny Lasoski on Oct. 8

2004-Steve Kinser on June 22

FEATURE WINNERS

• There have been 23 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events held in 2010. The winners were: Steve Kinser (Volusia Speedway Park) and Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park). There have been 23 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, Virginia Motor Speedway and I-96 Speedway), Joey Saldana (Thunderbowl Raceway, Volunteer Speedway, I-55 Raceway and Eldora Speedway), Jac Haudenschild (Paducah International Raceway and Knoxville Raceway), Steve Kinser (Volusia Speedway Park and Jackson Speedway), Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park and The Dirt Track at Charlotte), Jason Sides (Houston Raceway Park and Tri-City Speedway), Craig Dollansky (Lone Star Speedway), Chad Layton (Williams Grove Speedway), Paul McMahan (Eldora Speedway), Fred Rahmer (Williams Grove Speedway) and Brooke Tatnell (Knoxville Raceway).

3/8-MILE WINNERS

• Dodge City Raceway Park is a high-banked 3/8-mile oval. The World of Outlaws have raced twice on a track that size this season. The winners include: Jac Haudenschild (Paducah International Raceway) and Jason Meyers (Tri-State-Okla. Speedway).

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

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 June 4

Position

Driver

Pts.

Difference

Earnings

Wins

Top-5

Top-10

1.

Joey Saldana

3202

$101,200

4

16

19

2.

Jason Meyers

3183

-19

$100,600

6

12

19

3.

Steve Kinser

3180

-22

$77,050

2

15

21

4.

Jason Sides

3046

-156

$60,600

2

9

16

5.

Donny Schatz

3039

-163

$63,400

2

10

16

6

Paul McMahan

2907

-295

$44,325

1

7

11

7.

Lucas Wolfe

2895

-307

$43,775

0

7

12

8.

Danny Lasoski

2892

-310

$40,350

0

4

12

9.

Jac Haudenschild

2868

-334

$54,950

2

5

12

10.

Craig Dollansky

2862

-340

$47,650

1

4

11

11.

Kraig Kinser

2837

-365

$33,600

0

2

10

12.

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

2641

-561

$26,900

0

1

3

13.

Chad Kemenah

2599

-603

$24,120

0

1

5

14.

Ben Gregg

2361

-841

$14,705

0

0

0

15.

Brian Ellenberger

2282

-920

$12,760

0

0

0

16.

Toni Lutar

2200

-1002

$12,525

0

0

1

17.

Tim Kaeding

1861

-1266

$23,625

0

3

6

18.

Brad Sweet

1849

-1353

$24,880

0

3

7

19.

Daryn Pittman

1827

-1375

$19,535

0

1

4

20.

Sammy Swindell

1402

-1800

$20,600

0

4

6

2010 STAT ATTACK

There have been 22 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (11 Different Drivers) Driver, Hometown – Wins

1- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 6

2- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana- 4

3- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 2

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 2

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 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

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia – 1

Lap leaders, Driver, Hometown – Total laps led (20 Different Drivers)

1- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 108 laps

2- Jason Meyers, Clovis, California- 87 laps

3- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 82 laps

4- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 65 laps

5- Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 57 laps

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

7- Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana- 34 laps

8- Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tennessee – 27 laps

9- Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia – 25 laps

10- Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri – 24 laps

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

12- Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 19 laps

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

14- Lance Dewease, Fayetteville, Pennsylvania – 13 laps

Brian Leppo, New Oxford, Pennsylvania – 13 laps

15- Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee – 11 laps

16- Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 10 laps

17- Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 7 laps

18- Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania – 4 laps

19- Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 2 laps

Time trial leaders (12 Different Drivers) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick times

1- Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee – 3

Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 3

2- Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas – 2

Danny Lasoski, Dover, Missouri – 2

Jason Meyers, Clovis, California – 2

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee- 2

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania -2

3- Dale Blaney, Hartford, Ohio – 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 1

Kasey Kahne, Enumclaw, Washington- 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 (5)

*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.

*Joey Saldana, May 22, I-96 Speedway (1/2-mile), Lake Odessa, Michigan, 14.834 seconds at 121.343 mph.

Dash Winners (12 Different Winners) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Dash Wins

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota – 5

2- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 3

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 3

3- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 2

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 2

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 1

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 1

Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee- 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia – 1

Pole Positions (12 Different Drivers) Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1- Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota- 5

2- Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Indiana – 3

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 3

3- Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, Ohio – 2

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California- 2

4- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 1

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 1

Chad Layton, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – 1

Paul McMahan, Nashville, Tennessee- 1

Fred Rahmer, Salfordville, Pennsylvania – 1

Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania- 1

Brooke Tatnell, San Souci, NSW, Australia – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (17 Different Winners) Rank – Driver, Hometown – 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

Brian Brown, Grain Valley, Missouri – 1

Rob Chaney, Wooster, Ohio – 1

Cale Conley, Vienna, West Virginia- 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas – 1

Tim Kaeding, San Jose, California – 1

Brad Knab, Arcade, New York – 1

Alan Krimes, Denver, Pennsylvania – 1

Ed Lynch Jr., Apollo, Pennsylvania – 1

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

Terry McCarl, Altoona, Iowa – 1

Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tennessee – 1

Brandon Wimmer, Fairmount, Indiana – 1

KSE Racing Products Hard Charger Award

1- Tim Shaffer, Aliquippa, Pennsylvania – 3

Lucas Wolfe, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania- 3

2- Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minnesota – 2

Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Indiana – 2

Donny Schatz, Fargo, North Dakota – 2

3- Ben Gregg, Phoenix, Arizona – 1

Sam Hafertepe Jr., Sunnyvale, Texas – 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

Brad Sweet, Grass Valley, California – 1

Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award Standings

Ben Gregg 2361

Toni Lutar 2200 -161

Engine Builder Challenge

Speedway Engines 100

Don Ott 85 -15

Shaver Specialties 71 -29

Kistler 66 -34

Chassis Builder Challenge

Maxim 111

J&J 85 -26
XXX 80 -31

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: Kasey’s King of Sedalia Presented by Budweiser at Missouri State Fair Speedway on Wednesday, June 16, followed by a two-day event at River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, North Dakota on Friday, June 18 and Saturday, June 19.

2010 World of Outlaws Schedule

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

1. / Friday, February 5 / Volusia Speedway Park / 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 / Attica Raceway Park / Attica, OH / Cancelled-Rain

22. / Saturday, May 22 / I-96 Speedway / Lake Odessa, MI / Jason Meyers (6)

23. / Saturday, May 29 / Charlotte Motor Speedway Dirt Track / Concord, NC / Donny Schatz (2)

24. / Sunday, May 30 / Tri-City Speedway / Franklin, PA / Jason Sides (2)

25. / Thursday, June 3 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA / Brooke Tatnell (1)

26. / Friday, June 4 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA / Jac Haudenschild (2)

27. / Saturday, June 5 / Knoxville Raceway / Knoxville, IA / Cancelled-Rain

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

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

30. / Wednesday, June 16 / Missouri 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

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