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Craftsman World Of Outlaw Sprints Set To Invade Willamette Speedway On Wednesday September 7th

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Lebanon, Oregon- For one night only fans in Oregon and the surrounding areas will get to see the best Sprint Car drivers in the world race at Willamette Speedway.  Wednesday, September 7th the Craftsman World Of Outlaw Sprint Series will be on hand for their fourth career occasion at the historic 1/3-mile clay oval.  Traditionally a stock car venue, Willamette has had two previous Sprint Car races this season one of which was a winged 360 Sprint event and the other a non-winged 360 Sprint race.
The first time the Craftsman World Of Outlaw Sprint Series made it to the Lebanon facility was in 2012.  They would return for two consecutive seasons before taking a hiatus in 2015.  In three races there have been three different winners.
Australian Kerry Madsen won the 2012 edition, Tim Kaeding managed to capture the victory in 2013, and in 2014 Shane Stewart was victorious.  Although he has never won at Willamette Donny Schatz has finished on the podium all three times.  He was second in 2012 and 2013 while in 2014 was his worst finish, a third.
Joey Saldana also has a rhythm of consistency with two five place finishes in 2012 and 2014.  His worst results was a twenty-first place result in 2013. David Gravel is currently on a hot streak sweeping the weekend Skagit Speedway in Alger, Washington.  Gravel has only been to Willamette once, in 2014, and finished in sixth.
Tickets are Adults $40.00, Juniors (13-17)/Seniors/Military $35.00, and Youths (12& Under) $15.00. ALL RESERVED SEATS ARE $50.00.  To order your tickets simply contact Willamette Speedway, both Nikki Gamell, and Michelle Preston will be handling sales. Nikki Gamell 503-476-7206 or Michelle Preston at 360-903-5785.  Front Gates open at 3:30 PM and Racing kicks off around 6:30. For more information, log on to