Salina Highbanks Hosts Steve Kinser’s “Salute to the King” Final Visit on April 25




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– SALINA, Okla. – Salina Highbanks Speedway hosts the final trip to Oklahoma during the “Salute to the King” tour for 20-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion Steve Kinser.




The only World of Outlaws event in the state is set for Friday, April 25, with Kinser seeking his first victory at the fast track during his final visit as a full-time competitor.




“It’s always good to be racing in Oklahoma,” Kinser said. “We’ve had so many good nights at tracks all over the state since the Outlaws started, but we’ve only been to Salina Highbanks a couple of times.”




Kinser has recorded 16 feature victories in Oklahoma, including his first in 1980. He finished third during his inaugural visit to Salina Highbanks Speedway in 2011 and he placed sixth last year.




“It’s just a matter of being able to get around there the best,” he said. “If the track widens out then you can use the top, middle and bottom. You like it when a banked track gets slick so you can use it to your advantage with slide jobs.”




Kinser, who is the winningest driver in World of Outlaws history, already has one win this season.




“With the caliber of competition we have right now, you have to be somewhat close to the front and have a car that is capable of going forward,” he said. “I know the Bad Boy Buggies guys will be excited to be back at Salina and hopefully we’ll see another great crowd there.”








WHO: World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series


WHAT: The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, which features open-wheeled, 900-plus horsepowered race cars, travels the country for more than 90 races at more than 50 dirt tracks in 24 states and three Canadian provinces




WHEN: Friday, April 25




WHERE: Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla.




TIMES: Pits open at 2 p.m.; Main gates open at 4 p.m.; Racing scheduled for 7:30 p.m.








Check out the O’Reilly Auto Parts $5 off general admission ticket special. When fans purchase a general admission ticket at a participating O’Reilly Auto Parts store they receive $5 off (adult tickets are $35 or $30 at O’Reilly Auto Parts and child tickets are $15 or $10 at O’Reilly Auto Parts ). Children 5 and younger get into the race for free. Fans need to exchange their O’Reilly Auto Parts receipt for a ticket at the main grandstands booth on race day.




A pit/combo ticket is also available, which includes a reserved seat, a pit pass and a “Class of 2014” poster of the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers. Adult pit/combo tickets are $38 and pit/combo tickets for children aged 0 to 12 are $25.


For reserved seating ticket information, visit or call 1-815-344-2023 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. (Central) Monday thru Friday.




Also, spectators can upgrade any ticket to a pit pass for only $10 on race day.








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