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

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

McCreadie Makes Late Race Pass of Clanton to Win Preliminary Night at Selinsgrove

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Tim McCreadie of Watertown, N.Y., made a lap 35 pass by Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., for his first career win at Selinsgrove Speedway in Saturday night’s 40-lap “Showdown on Sand Hill” World of Outlaws Late Model Series event. For McCreadie, driving the Sweeteners Plus No. 39, the $8,000 victory was his third of the season on the World of Outlaws national tour. World of Outlaws points leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., was the night’s fast qualifier over the 41-car field with a lap time of 19.111. Andrew Shoop of Mifflintown wired the field for his…More

Darrell Lanigan Outduels Brady Smith at Saturday’s NAPA Merritt 50, Earning His 13th World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2014

By JOSHUA JOINER LAKE CITY, Mich. – Aug. 23, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., topped a back-and-forth battle with Brady Smith of Solon Springs, Wis., midway through Saturday’s NAPA Merritt 50 A-Main at Merritt Speedway and pulled away in the closing laps to earn his 13th World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season. The 44-year-old Lanigan, a two-time series champion and current points leader, earned $10,650 for his series-leading 66th career WoO LMS victory and his first triumph at Merritt’s 3/8-mile oval. “We went a little different (on tire selection) and I knew we would…More

Owens tops Pierce in USA Nationals Thriller

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – Aug. 2, 2014 – Jimmy Owens added another crown jewel to his lustrous resume Saturday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, claiming a dramatic $50,050 victory in the 27th annual USA Nationals. Owens, the 42-year-old veteran dirt Late Model driver from Newport, Tenn., gave up the lead three times in the 100-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series event but battled back each time to regain the top spot en route to his first career USA Nationals victory. The race’s most dramatic moments came in the final 20 laps when Owens raced back and forth with 17-year-old…More

Mars Wins Cedar Lake’s USA Nationals Opener

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS P.R. Coordinator NEW RICHMOND, Wis. – July 31, 2014 – With two of the sport’s hottest drivers behind him in Thursday’s main event at Cedar Lake Speedway, Jimmy Mars expected one if not both of his challengers to attempt to charge by him in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series race. That never happened. Instead, Mars of Menomonie, Wis., led every lap of the 40-lap event in his Deppe Enterprises-sponsored MB Customs Race Car, topping Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Jimmy Owens of Newport, Tenn., for a $6,000 victory on the opening night…More

Two Major World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events in Illinois Will Return in 2015

CONCORD, N.C. – July 29, 2014 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series revealed Tuesday two of the biggest paydays in Illinois dirt late model racing will return to the schedule in 2015. The $20,000-to-win Illini 100 is set to run on Friday and Saturday, March 27-28, 2015, at Farmer City Raceway, where this season Shannon Babb became the first driver from the Land of Lincoln to capture the checkered flag. Tickets for the event can be renewed from Aug. 1 through Aug. 31 before seats are opened to the general public on Monday, Sept. 1. Coming off this…More

McCreadie Captures Thrilling Prairie Dirt Classic

FAIRBURY, Ill. (July 26) — Tim McCreadie had high praise for Fairbury American Legion Speedway after emerging victorious in Saturday night’s epic 25th annual Prairie Dirt Classic. “They said they do it right here and they’re right — they did it right tonight,” raved McCreadie, who earned $25,650 for capturing a thrilling 100-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series event that featured eight lead changes among four drivers and countless twists and turns. “This is an awesome racetrack, and that race was a lot of fun.” Charging forward from the 17th starting spot, McCreadie, 40, of Watertown, N.Y., overtook defending…More

Mars Claims Sixth Career World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory In Hibbing Raceway’s First-Ever Series Event

HIBBING, Minn. – July 10, 2014 – Jimmy Mars waited a long time for the opportunity to return to Hibbing Raceway for a major event. When the Menomonie, Wis., driver finally got that opportunity at Thursday night’s Wild West Tour opening round race, he didn’t waste it. Competing at Hibbing’s 3/8-mile clay oval for the first time in nearly two decades, Mars overtook Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., amid heavy traffic on lap 38 of Thursday’s 50-lap main event and led the remaining distance to earn a $10,050 victory in Hibbing’s first-ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series race. “This…More