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Archive for the ‘World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ Category

Record Number Of Events On 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Schedule

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Dec., 11, 2014 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set for a record number events in 2015 with 50 A-Mains featured on the national tour’s schedule released Thursday during the Performance Racing Industry trade show in Indianapolis. The country’s longest-running national Dirt Late Model series has visits to 38 tracks in 20 states and Canada planned for its 12th season under the World Racing Group banner. The tour’s 2015 itinerary follows tradition in kicking off with a stretch of seven events in Georgia and Florida during the month of February. The Winter Freeze at…More

Lanigan Accepts $100,000 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Championship Check For Third Time At Sunday’s Awards Banquet

CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 9, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan’s record-setting season on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series officially came to a close on Sunday night when the 44-year-old Union, Ky., driver was crowed champion of the prestigious national tour during the World of Outlaws Night of Champions Awards Banquet at the Great Wolf Lodge. In celebrating a WoO LMS record 17 victories, Lanigan accepted the champion’s ring and trophy – along with a $100,000 points-fund check – during the annual awards night. On the same weekend he wrapped up his stellar season with a victory and a top-five…More

Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart Racing Honored at World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series ‘Night of Champions’

CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 10, 2014 – Through the ups and downs of an 88 race season, Donny Schatz and his No. 15 STP / Armor All Tony Stewart Racing team maintained the consistency and displayed the dominance necessary to score a sixth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship. Schatz, who has won his six championships in the last nine seasons, was honored Sunday night in front of his fellow competitors at the annual World of Outlaws ‘Night of Champions’ banquet. “I’ve got to thank Tony Stewart for giving us the tools and allowing us to build the…More

Owens Tops McCreadie & Bloomquist For Sixth-Career Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals Victory

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 8, 2014 – Jimmy Owens found himself in a familiar location Saturday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. The winningest driver in Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals history stood on the Victory Lane stage at Charlotte yet again after winning a wild World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at the 4/10-mile oval. Owens, 42, of Newport, Tenn., came out on top of a tight back-and-forth battle with Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., and Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg, Tenn., midway through Saturday’s 50-lap race to earn…More

Lanigan Clinches Third World of Outlaws Late Model Series Championship With Thrilling Victory At The Dirt Track at Charlotte

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. Director CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 7, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan didn’t need to complete a dramatic final-lap pass to clinch his third World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship Friday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, but he wasn’t only racing for a championship. Held at bay for the majority of Friday’s 50-lap WoO LMS A-Main, Lanigan, 44, of Union, Ky., used a determined charge into the finale corner to sweep around leader Chris Madden in traffic on his way to a thrilling victory at one of the year’s biggest Dirt Late Model…More

Lanigan and Owens Split Fast-Time Honors On Opening Night Of Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals

By Joshua Joiner CONCORD, N.C. – Nov., 6, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., put Club 29 Race Cars in the spotlight Thursday night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte by splitting fast-time honors during Qualifying Night at the eighth annual Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals. Kicking off his championship crowning weekend on a high note, Lanigan, 44, posted the fastest lap in the first of two rounds of Ohlins Shocks Time Trials for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Owens, 42, was fastest in Thursday’s second qualifying session.…More

Richards Prepares For Return To World of Outlaws Late Model Series at Charlotte’s Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 6-8

CONCORD, N.C. – Welcome back, Josh Richards. The three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion returns to WoO LMS action for the first time in nearly a year this weekend (Nov. 6-8) as the national tour wraps up the 2014 season at the eighth annual Bad Boy Buggies World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. After sitting out the majority of the season due to nerve issues in his hands, Richards, 26, of Shinnston, W.Va., was cleared by doctors to return to the seat of the Rocket Chassis house car in time for a pair…More

Richards Announces Return To Racing

By Andrea Cleveland-Richards, Josh Richards P.R. SHINNSTON, W. Va. – Oct. 1, 2014 – Three-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Josh Richards announced today that doctors have cleared him to return to racing after medical issues have kept him out of the car this season. Richards plans to be back behind the wheel of his Mark Richards Racing owned, Valvoline/Seubert Calf Ranches sponsored machine this Saturday at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, for the UMP DIRTcar Fall Nationals. Richards has been sidelined since learning of medical issues during the off-season. After extensive testing it was determined that he…More

Lanigan Breaks World of Outlaws Late Model Series Single-Season Wins Record With Third Keyser Down & Dirty 65 Victory

By Joshua Joiner MARNE, Mich. – Sept. 13, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., maintained his perfect record at Berlin Raceway with a $15,000 victory in Saturday’s third annual Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty 65 Presented by NAPA A-Main. With his16th World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season, Lanigan, 44, of Union, Ky., broke his own single-season wins record on the national tour and ensured that the he needs only to enter the season-ending World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 6-8 at The Dirt Track at Charlotte to clinch his third WoO LMS championship. “We broke…More

Lanigan Repeats Win in Selinsgrove WoO LM National Open

By STEVE INCH SELINSGROVE, Pa. For the second year in a row, Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., wired the field for the victory in Sunday night’s 50-lap 16th annual Jeff’s Auto Body & Recycling Center Late Model National Open at Selinsgrove Speedway in the World of Outlaws sanctioned race. Lanigan, the current World of Outlaws points leader, collected $10,000 for his 15th win of the season on the national tour and tied his personal win record with the Outlaws from his 2012 championship season. Lanigan became the track’s 12th different late model feature winner in 2014 at the wheel of…More