From Bill Klingbeil
INDIANAPOLIS, IN (April 28, 2011) – Tony Stewart Racing’s (TSR) Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz are scheduled to appear at the Patriot Chevrolet/Buick/GMC display on Saturday (April 30) at Tri-State Speedway in Haubstadt, Ind. Patriot will host a display at the track from 2-7 p.m., showcasing new Chevrolet vehicles to race fans attending the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Series event. Prior to the start of the racing program, Kinser and Schatz will sign autographs and meet with fans from 4-4:45 p.m. at the display.
Race fans will have the opportunity to take a closer look at the Chevrolet Camaro, Silverado, Equinox, Colorado and Tahoe models provided by Patriot. The appearance with the TSR drivers is courtesy of the team’s partnership with the Chevrolet and GM Performance Parts brands. The dealership is located at 2843 State Route 64 West in Princeton, Ind. For more information, please visit www.patriotonline.com.
Both drivers are more than ready to return to action for the first time since April 2, when the Outlaws last raced at Calistoga (Calif.) Speedway. Three consecutive races have been washed out by wet weather, so Kinser, Schatz and all of the WoO competitors will be more than ready for action on Saturday. A complete race program is scheduled on the high-banked, quarter-mile dirt oval culminating with a 40-lap A-Feature. The pit gates open at 2:30 p.m. CDT, and the grandstands open at 3:30 p.m. Hot laps are scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. For tickets, visit www.tristatespeedway.com or call the track at (812) 768-5995.
Kinser, who started the 2011 WoO season with consecutive wins, leads the series with four wins and 10 top-10s. The 20-time WoO champion is currently second in the 2011 WoO championship standings, trailing leader Joey Saldana by only four points entering the weekend. Kinser has won 22 Sprint car feature events at the track during his career. His most recent win at Tri-State came in June 2009.
Schatz made his debut at Tri-State during his WoO rookie campaign in 1997. He nearly scored his first win at the track last October, leading the first 21 laps of the A-Feature before finishing fourth. The four-time WoO champion currently ranks fourth in the standings, 53 points out of first.
For more information regarding TSR, Kinser or Schatz visit www.tonystewartracing.com.
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