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World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series at a Glance Grays Harbor Raceway, Skagit Speedway, Willamette Speedway

By Shawn Miller

ELMA, Wash. – Aug. 27, 2012 – The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series make its lone visit to the Northwest during the next week.

On Wednesday, Grays Harbor Raceway hosts its first race since 2008. The 3/8-mile track has featured a different winner in each of the past eight World of Outlaws events.

The series then heads to Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash., on Friday and Saturday. There have been 12 different winners in 19 Outlaws races at the 3/10 mile.

The World of Outlaws visit Willamette Speedway in Lebanon on Monday, Sept. 3, for its only event this season in Oregon. It is also the first career Outlaws race at the newly renovated third-mile oval.

WHEN

Wednesday, Aug. 29, at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with racing set for 6:30 p.m.

Friday and Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, at Skagit Speedway in Alger, Wash. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with racing set for 7 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 3, at Willamette Speedway in Lebanon, Ore. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with racing around 6 p.m.

WHERE

Grays Harbor Raceway is located at 32 Elma McCleary Road in Elma, Wash. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://goo.gl/maps/Chevf).

Skagit Speedway is located at 4796 Old Highway 99 North in Burlington, Wash. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://goo.gl/maps/k2qUl).

Willamette Speedway is located at 36606 Airport Drive in Lebanon, Ore. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://goo.gl/maps/W5PMN).

TICKETS

Tickets for the event at Grays Harbor Raceway can be accessed by clicking GraysHarborRaceway.com.

Tickets for the event at Skagit Speedway can be accessed by clicking SkagitSpeedway.com.

Tickets for the event at Willamette Speedway can be accessed by clicking TrophyMotorsports.com.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com

Grays Harbor Raceway – www.GraysHarborRaceway.com

Skagit Speedway – www.SkagitSpeedway.com

Willamette Speedway – www.TrophyMotorsports.com

Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

Grays Harbor Raceway is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 11.915 seconds was established by Craig Dollansky on Aug. 27, 2004.

Skagit Speedway is a high-banked, 3/10-mile oval. The track record of 10.872 seconds was established by Jason Sides on Sept. 4, 2009.

Willamette Speedway is a semi-banked, third-mile oval.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Grays Harbor Raceway:

2008 – Kraig Kinser on Sept. 1

2007 – Shane Stewart on Aug. 27

2005 – Donny Schatz on Aug. 27

2004 – Steve Kinser on Aug. 28

2003 – Jason Meyers on Aug. 23

2002 – Tim Shaffer on Aug. 17

2001 – Stevie Smith on Aug. 18

2000 – Mark Kinser on Aug. 20

1999 – Mark Kinser on Aug. 21

1998 – Steve Kinser on Aug. 22

1997 – Sammy Swindell on Aug. 23

1996 – Dave Blaney on Aug. 24

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Skagit Speedway:

2011 – Craig Dollansky on Sept. 2, Sam Hafertepe Jr. on Sept. 3

2010 – Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 3, Steve Kinser on Sept. 4

2009 – Joey Saldana on Sept. 4, Jason Meyers on Sept. 5

2008 – Jason Solwold on Aug. 30, Joey Saldana on Aug. 31

2007 – Brooke Tatnell on Aug. 24, Craig Dollansky on Aug. 25

2006 – Brooke Tatnell on Aug. 26

2002 – Joey Saldana on Aug. 23

1995 – Dave Blaney on Aug. 26

1994 – Dave Blaney on Aug. 27

1979 – Jack Hewitt on June 14, Sammy Swindell on June 15, Doug Wolfgang on June 16

1978 – Doug Wolfgang on June 17, Doug Wolfgang on June 18

3/8-MILE WINNERS

Grays Harbor Raceway is a 3/8-mile track. There have been 15 World of Outlaws features on a track that size this season. The winners are: Craig Dollansky – 2 (Castrol Raceway on Aug. 24 and I-96 Speedway on June 2); Donny Schatz – 2 (Nodak Speedway on Aug. 19 and Junction Motor Speedway on Aug. 14); Sammy Swindell – 2 (Castrol Raceway on Aug. 25 and Red River Valley Speedway on June 16); Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 10); Mark Dobmeier – 1 (Huset’s Speedway on July 3); Tim Kaeding – 1 (Cedar Lake Speedway on July 6); Chad Kemenah – 1 (Lawrenceburg Speedway on May 28); Kraig Kinser – 1 (Dodge City Raceway Park on June 23); Steve Kinser – 1 (Dodge City Raceway Park on June 22); Joey Saldana – 1 (Paducah International Speedway on April 13); Tony Stewart – 1 (Ohsweken Speedway on July 31) and Brad Sweet – 1 (Clay County Fairgrounds on June 8).

3/10-MILE WINNERS

Skagit Speedway is a 3/10-mile track. This is the first race of the season on a track this size.

THIRD-MILE WINNERS

Willamette Speedway is a third-mile track. There have been three World of Outlaws features on that size of a track this season. The winners are: Tim Kaeding – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16), Kraig Kinser – 1 (Beaver Dam Raceway on July 7) and Sammy Swindell – 1 (Merced Speedway on March 30).