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The World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Return to Cedar Lake Speedway

By Cristina Cordova
CONCORD, NC – June 19, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series confronts Cedar Lake Speedway on Friday and Saturday, July 7-8, for the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown. World of Outlaws WoO Logo 2016 Top Story

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“We’re proud to show our commitment to dirt racing and showcase FVP to World of Outlaws fans,” said FVP Marketing Manager Amber Misunas. “The FVP Platinum Battery Showdown at Cedar Lake has grown into one of the great weekend destination events for the Outlaws, and we are, as always, thrilled to be part of it.”

The FVP Platinum Battery Showdown is the second Series event – and first two-day event – during the Month of Money, a stretch that includes the Brad Doty Classic, the Kings Royal, the Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup, and Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway.

Last year, Logan Schuchart scored his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory as he battled past Joey Saldana and held off Donny Schatz to win the first night at the high-banked 3/8-mile oval.

Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet battled throughout much of the following night, as they traded the lead back and forth through lapped traffic and cautions, but it was Schatz who held tough to score his 13th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the season.

This year, Schuchart is already a bit ahead of the game with three wins to his name. But Schatz, with ten wins so far this season – and five Series wins at the track – leads the Outlaws onto the field.

Joey Saldana will look to outdo his 2016 battle with Schuchart and repeat his 2015 win; while second- and third-place in points standings, Sweet and David Gravel will seek out their first Cedar Lake wins. Rookie Sheldon Haudenschild will attempt to replicate his father Jac’s 1989 win.

Get more information and purchase tickets to the FVP Platinum Battery Showdown at Cedar Lake at Cedar Lake Speedway.

The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Craftsman (Official Tool), Arctic Cat (Official Side-by-Side Recreational Vehicle), Extended Stay America (Official Hotel), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), Morton Buildings (Official Building), Sears (Official Home Store), The Kenny Wallace Dirt Racing Experience (Official Racing Experience) and VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Cometic Gasket, COMP Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, MSD, Penske Shocks, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: Impact Racing Products, Intercomp, Racing Electronics, and TNT Rescue.
Founded in 1978, the World of Outlaws®, based in Concord, N.C., is the premier national touring series for dirt track racing in North America, featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series. Annually, the two series race nearly 140 times at tracks across the United States and Canada. CBS Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the World of Outlaws. DIRTVision® also broadcasts all World of Outlaws events over the Internet to fans around the world. Learn more about the World of Outlaws.