By Shawn Miller
EAGLE, Neb. – Sept. 17, 2012 – As only 10 features remain in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series 2012 campaign, Donny Schatz has started to separate himself atop what has been the best championship points battle amongst the top five all season.
Riding five consecutive top-two finishes, Schatz holds a 96-point advantage as the Outlaws head to Eagle Raceway on Wednesday for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown, which was rained out in April.
On Friday, the World of Outlaws will compete at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, to open the 4-Crown Nationals before wrapping up the week on Saturday at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., for the Commonwealth Clash.
All five drivers in the top five of the championship standings – separated by 205 points – have won at all three tracks.
Wednesday, Sept. 19, at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb., for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with qualifying at approximately 7 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 21, at Eldora Speedway near Rossburg, Ohio, for the 4-Crown Nationals. The front gate is scheduled to open at 2 p.m. with hot laps at 6 p.m. and racing at 8 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 22, at Lernerville Speedway in Sarver, Pa., for the Commonwealth Clash. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with qualifying at approximately 7:15 p.m.
Eagle Raceway is located at 617 238th Street in Eagle, Neb. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://g.co/maps/s6erj).
Eldora Speedway is located at 13929 State Route 118 in New Weston, Ohio. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://g.co/maps/u652b).
Lernerville Speedway is located at 313 North Pike Road in Sarver, Pa. Click on the link for a map to the track ( http://goo.gl/maps/xJiX).
Tickets for the NAPA Auto Parts Outlaw Showdown at Eagle Raceway can be ordered online at SLSPromotions.com or by calling 1-815-344-2023 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central) Monday thru Friday.
Tickets for the 4-Crown Nationals at Eldora Speedway can be ordered online by clicking EldoraSpeedway.com.
Tickets for the Commonwealth Clash at Lernerville Speedway can be ordered online by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or by calling 877-395-8606. An exclusive free fan pit pass upgrade is available with the purchase of advance seating by Friday, Sept. 21.
ON THE INTERNET
World of Outlaws – www.WorldofOutlaws.com
Eagle Raceway – www.EagleRaceway.com
Eldora Speedway – www.EldoraSpeedway.com
Lernerville Speedway – www.Lernerville.com
Dirt Radio Network – www.DIRTVision.com
ABOUT THE TRACKS
Eagle Raceway is a high-banked, third-mile oval. The track record of 11.076 seconds was established by Sammy Swindell on July 4, 2009.
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.
Lernerville Speedway is a high-banked, 4/10-mile oval. The track record of 12.334 seconds was established by Joey Saldana on May 15, 2002.