World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at a Glance

World of Outlaws woo STP 2013From Shawn Miller

Las Vegas, NV — (March 4, 2013) — There’s no rest for the weary and starting now, for the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series either.

After having the last two weekends off following the season-opening event in Florida, the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is scheduled to race for the next 32 weeks.

That kicks off this week on Wednesday and Thursday with a doubleheader at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas, which has showcased a different feature winner in each of the past five races on the half mile.

The Wildcat Shootout Presented by NAPA Auto Parts at Tucson International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., concludes the weekend on Saturday. It will be the first time since 2007 that the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series has competed on the 3/8-mile track and only the fourth time ever.

WHEN

Wednesday and Thursday, March 6-7, at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas in Las Vegas. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with Opening Ceremonies slated for 6:55 p.m. each night.

Saturday, March 9, at Tucson International Raceway in Tucson, Ariz., for the Wildcat Shootout Presented by NAPA Auto Parts. The front gate is scheduled to open at 5 p.m. with hot laps around 6:15 p.m.

WHERE

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas is located at 7000 Las Vegas Blvd N. in Las Vegas, Nev. It is approximately 17 mi. northeast of Las Vegas on I-15 (past Craig Rd.) to Exit 54 (Speedway Blvd.), then head east. Click the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/jxnyg).

Tucson International Raceway is located at 4300 E. Los Reales Road in Tucson, Ariz. Click the link for a map ( http://goo.gl/maps/yXkf0).

TICKETS

Tickets for the races at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas and the Wildcat Shootout Presented by NAPA Auto Parts at Tucson International Raceway can be purchased by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or by calling (877) 395-8606.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws – WoOsprint.com

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas – LVMS.com/dirt

Tucson International Raceway – TucsonInternationalRaceway.com

Dirt Radio Network – DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 13.719 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on March 4, 2004.

Tucson International Raceway is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.624 seconds was established by Craig Dollansky on March 2, 2007.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature Winners at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas:

2012 – Tim Kaeding on March 8

2011 – Joey Saldana on March 2, Steve Kinser on March 3

2010 – Jason Meyers on Feb. 26

2009 – Donny Schatz on Feb. 26

2006 – Donny Schatz on March 9, Sammy Swindell on March 10, Donny Schatz on Oct. 28

2005 – Donny Schatz on March 11, Tim Shaffer on Oct. 22

2004 – Steve Kinser on March 5, Donny Schatz on Nov. 6

2003 – Tim Shaffer on March 1, Danny Lasoski on Nov. 1

2002 – Steve Kinser on March 2, Steve Kinser on Nov. 9

2001 – Danny Lasoski on March 4, Andy Hillenburg on Nov. 3

2000 – Jac Haudenschild on March 4, Sammy Swindell on Nov. 1

1999 – Danny Lasoski on March 6, Donny Schatz on Nov. 3

1998 – Mark Kinser on Feb. 28, Mark Kinser on Nov. 5

1997 – Jeff Swindell on Feb. 7, Jeff Swindell on Nov. 5

1996 – Mark Kinser on Nov. 6

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature Winners at Tucson International Raceway:

2007 – Steve Kinser on March 2

2006 – Paul McMahan on March 4, Donny Schatz on Oct. 21

HALF-MILE WINNERS

There have been three races on a half-mile track this season. The winners are: Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17); Terry McCarl – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16) and Daryn Pittman – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15).

3/8-MILE WINNERS

There have been no races on a 3/8-mile track this season. In 2012, there were 19 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series features on a track that size. The winners were: Craig Dollansky – 3 (Deer Creek Speedway on Sept. 15, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 24 and I-96 Speedway on June 2); Donny Schatz – 3 (Clay County Fair Speedway on Sept. 14, Nodak Speedway on Aug. 19 and Junction Motor Speedway on Aug. 14); Sammy Swindell – 3 (Grays Harbor Raceway on Aug. 29, Castrol Raceway on Aug. 25 and Red River Valley Speedway on June 16); Tim Kaeding – 2 (Antioch Speedway on Sept. 10 and Cedar Lake Speedway on July 6); Danny Dietrich – 1 (Lincoln Speedway on May 10); Mark Dobmeier – 1 (Huset’s Speedway on July 3); 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 Fair Speedway on June 8).

DRIVER INFO

The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:

Cody Darrah – CodyDarrah.com

Craig Dollansky – DollanskyRacing.com

Chad Kemenah – ChadKemenah.com

Kraig Kinser – KraigKinser.com

Steve Kinser – SteveKinser.com

Kerry Madsen – KenericRacing.com

Bill Rose – BillRoseRacing.com

Daryn Pittman – DarynPittman.com

Joey Saldana – JoeySaldanaRacing.com

Donny Schatz – DonnySchatz.com

Jason Sides – SidesMotorsports.com

Sammy Swindell – SwindellMotorsports.citymaker.com

For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

NEWS & NOTES

Feature winners: Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17); Terry McCarl – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16) and Daryn Pittman – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15).

Tune In: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features.

Live Updates Online: Check out the Official World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

Up Next: Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., hosts a doubleheader on Friday and Saturday, March 15-16.

2013 STAT ATTACK

There have been 3 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature Winners (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 1

Total Laps Led (5 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Laps

1 – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 30

2 – CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio – 21

3 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 20

4 – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 10

5 – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 9

Pole Positions (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 – STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

- DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

- SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 1

Hard Charger Award (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – H.C. Awards

1 – DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 1

- KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New Wales, Australia – 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

Time Trial leaders (2 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick Times

1 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 2

2 – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 1

Bonus Points Earned (8 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Points

1 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 14

2 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 8

3 – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 7

4 – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 6

5 – KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 4

6 – DANNY HOLTGRAVER, Pittsburg, Pa. – 3

7 – BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 2

8 – CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio – 1

Heat Race Winners (11 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – JUSTIN HENDERSON, Sioux Falls, S.D. – 2

2 – STEVE BUCKWALTER, Royersford, Pa. – 1

- LANCE DEWEASE, Fayetteville, Pa. – 1

- CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 1

- TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

- PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 1

- DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 1

- DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

- JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 1

- GLENN STYRES, Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada – 1

- BROOKE TATNELL, San Souci, New South Wales, Australia – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (2 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 2

2 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New Wales, Australia – 1

Dash Draw Selection (3 Races)

Number – Times Picked

4 – 0

6 – 1

8 – 2

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Winnings

1 – Daryn Pittman, Owasso, Okla. – $18,000

2 – Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio – $7,150

3 – Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – $6,750

4 – Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tenn. – $6,500

5 – Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – $6,300

6 – Donny Schatz, Minot, N.D. – $5,700

7 – Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minn. – $5,300

8 – Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pa. – $3,900

9 – Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – $3,850

10 – Kerry Madsen, St. Marys, New Wales, Australia – $3,475

11 – Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – $3,100

12 – Bill Rose, Plainfield, Ind. – $300

2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2013)

1. / Friday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. / Saturday, Feb. 16 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Terry McCarl (1)

3. / Sunday, Feb. 17 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Danny Lasoski (1)

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Points Standings through Feb. 17

Pos. Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5

Top 10

QT

1 Daryn Pittman

444

0

1

3

3

0

2 Paul McMahan

418

-26

0

1

2

2

3 Sammy Swindell

412

-32

0

1

2

0

4 Kraig Kinser

408

-36

0

1

2

0

5 Jason Sides

404

-40

0

0

3

0

6 Brad Sweet

394

-50

0

2

2

0

7 Craig Dollansky

385

-59

0

0

2

1

Chad Kemenah

385

-59

0

1

1

0

9 Jac Haudenschild

382

-62

0

1

2

0

Donny Schatz

382

-62

0

1

2

0

11 Kerry Madsen

376

-68

0

0

1

0

12 Justin Henderson

374

-70

0

1

1

0

13 Terry McCarl

372

-72

1

1

1

0

14 Cody Darrah

368

-76

0

0

1

0

15 Joey Saldana

364

-80

0

0

0

0

16 Steve Kinser

360

-84

0

0

1

0

17 David Gravel

356

-88

0

0

1

0

18 Greg Wilson

334

-110

0

0

0

0

19 Brooke Tatnell

330

-114

0

0

0

0

20 Danny Lasoski

327

-117

1

1

1

0