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

Marlar Tops Tazewell for First Win

TAZEWELL, Tenn. – April 12, 2014 – Mike Marlar of Winfield, Tenn., took advantage of Tim McCreadie’s misfortune and went on to capture Saturday night’s Scion of Knoxville 50 World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at Tazewell Speedway. This was Marlar’s first-career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory, and he became the series’ seventh different winner this season in seven races after holding off Shane Clanton and Rick Eckert to the checkered flag as championship leader Darrell Lanigan finished fourth with last year’s top rookie Eric Wells rounding out the top five. “We actually scaled back on racing…More

World of Outlaws Late Model Series Moves ‘Illini 100’ to April 25-26

By CHRIS DOLACK FARMER CITY, Ill. – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ Illini 100, scheduled for this weekend at Farmer City Raceway, is being postponed three weeks to Friday and Saturday, April 25-26, to avoid sub-freezing temperatures, a saturated facility and a drenching storm projected to continue into Thursday and Friday. “This was a tough decision, but after considering the fans, competitors and the facility itself we decided it was in the best interest of all the parties to move the event so everybody could have a better experience,” World of Outlaws Late Model Series director Tim Christman…More

Moyer Tops Outlaws at I-30 Speedway

LITTLE ROCK, AR – March 29, 2014 – Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., blasted from third to first on a lap-18 restart and marched on to capture Saturday night’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at I-30 Speedway. The 56-year-old Dirt Late Model Hall of Famer sailed around the outside of WoO LMS regulars Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., and Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., rounding turns one and two and was in front for good when lap 19 was scored. He turned back a late challenge from Lanigan while negotiating lapped traffic to earn $10,150 in front…More

Thunderstorm Washes Out World of Outlaws Late Model Series Program at Lone Star Speedway

KILGORE, Texas – March 28, 2014 – A severe thunderstorm struck Lone Star Speedway moments before the drivers’ meeting was scheduled to start on Friday, forcing the cancelation of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series racing program. Heavy rain accompanied by strong winds and hail pummeled the three-eighths-mile oval, leaving track and series officials no choice but to call off the evening’s scheduled 50-lap, $10,000-to-win event. It was the first rainout of the 2014 World of Outlaws Late Model Series campaign. The event will not be rescheduled this season, but series officials will work with Lone Star management in…More

Lanigan Leads World of Outlaws Late Models to Lonestar on March 28

KILGORE, Texas — March 19, 2014 — The top dirt Late Model touring drivers in the nation will take on the high banks of Lonestar Speedway in the 4th Annual High Banks Havoc on Friday, March 28. A massive purse is posted, with $10,000 earmarked for the winner of the 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series event. After a month break in the schedule, Darrell Lanigan will lead the hungry pack of Outlaw teams to Texas. Lanigan has already picked up three wins in 2014, including one in WoOLMS competition with his new Club 29 racecar. Following Kentucky’s Lanigan…More

Tire Rules In Place For Next Five Events On World of Outlaws Late Model Series

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director CONCORD, NC – Feb. 28, 2014 – Tire rules will be in place for the next five events on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, officials announced on Friday. The stretch of competition includes a doubleheader weekend on March 28 at Lonestar Speedway in Kilgore, Texas, and March 29 at I-30 Speedway in Little Rock, Ark.; the Illini 100 on April 4-5 at Farmer City (Ill.) Raceway; and a Volunteer State twin bill on April 11 at Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tenn., and April 12 at Tazewell (Tenn.) Speedway. For…More

Florida’s Kyle Bronson Pulls Off World of Outlaws Late Model Series Shocker In DIRTcar Nationals by Summit Finale

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 22, 2014 – Kyle Bronson of Tampa, Fla., became the latest upset winner of a World of Outlaws Late Model Series event, capturing Saturday night’s 50-lap A-Main at Volusia Speedway Park for his first-ever victory behind the wheel of a Super Late Model. A 23-year-old open-wheel Modified standout in the Sunshine State, Bronson joined Thursday-night victor Casey Roberts of Toccoa, Ga., as unexpected first-time WoO LMS winners during the 43rd DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. His $10,500 triumph in the finale of the mid-winter motorsports meet also…More

Casey Roberts Runs Race Of His Life To Win First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main At Volusia Speedway Park

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director BARBERVILLE, FL – Feb. 20, 2014 – Casey Roberts wasn’t running at the finish of the three dirt Late Model features that kicked off the 43rd annual DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment. But when the checkered flag flew on the fourth race – Thursday night’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main – the unheralded 36-year-old driver from Toccoa, Ga., was first across the finish line. Roberts pulled off one of the biggest upsets in the history of the DIRTcar Nationals by Summit, passing dirt-track legend Scott Bloomquist of Mooresburg,…More

Lanigan Finds Winning Touch With Club 29 Car In Sunday Night’s Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals Finale

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director OCALA, FL – Feb. 16, 2014 – Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., ended the Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals on a high note, breaking through to capture Sunday night’s 60-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Super Sunday Showdown’ at Bubba Raceway Park. Finding the winning touch with his self-designed Club 29 car after top-five finishes in each of the first two events of the weekend, Lanigan passed Don O’Neal of Martinsville, Ind., for the lead on lap seven and controlled the remainder of the distance. The two-time WoO LMS champion…More

Super-Sub Sheppard Powers To Convincing Victory In Saturday’s Bubba Army Dirt Late Model Winter Nationals A-Main

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director OCALA, FL – Feb. 15, 2014 – Just call him Super Sub. Continuing his spectacular performance as the interim driver of the Rocket Chassis house car, Brandon Sheppard of New Berlin, Ill., powered to a convincing victory in Saturday night’s 50-lap World of Outlaws Late Model Series A-Main at Bubba Raceway Park. Sheppard, 21, surged forward from the fifth starting spot to take the lead from hometown favorite Ivedent Lloyd Jr. of Ocala, Fla., on lap seven and never looked back. The 2014 DIRTcar Summer Nationals and DIRTcar Late Model national champion easily…More