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

Rivalry Renewed: Lanigan & Richards Set To Face Off In 2015 As Richards Returns To Full-Time World of Outlaws Competition

By JOSHUA JOINER CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 27, 2015 – Josh Richards has no doubt that he’s capable of claiming his fourth World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship in 2015. Darrell Lanigan is going to do everything in his power to keep that from happening and claim his own fourth WoO LMS title. The two superstar drivers who have together dominated the series for much of the past seven years will renew their rivalry this season as Richards returns to full-time WoO LMS competition after sitting out nearly all of 2014 for medical reasons. Both Lanigan and Richards will…More

After Impressive Sophomore Campaign, Bagley Aims For Breakout Season On World of Outlaws Late Model Series In 2015

By JOSHUA JOINER CONCORD, N.C. – Morgan Bagley could be headed for a breakout season on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series. Coming off one of the best sophomore seasons in WoO LMS history in 2014, the 28-year-old Texan has his eyes set on even more success as he prepares to launch his third year on the national tour with seven series events in Georgia and Florida between Feb. 6 and Feb. 21. “It’s gonna be tough just like always,” said Bagley, an open-wheel modified graduate who last season became just the second driver in the WoO LMS modern…More

Farmer City Raceway’s Mega-Event Will Feature Two Complete World of Outlaws Late Model Series Programs March 27-28

By JOSHUA JOINER FARMER CITY, Ill. – The Illini 100 will be bigger than ever in 2015 with a new title sponsor and a new format. Officials with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and Farmer City Raceway on Monday announced an agreement with Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks in Clinton, Ill., to serve as title sponsor of the prestigious early-season spectacular while also unveiling a new format that will split the event into two complete WoO LMS programs March 27-28. The Douglas Dodge Ram Trucks Illini 100 Weekend will feature a 25-lap WoO LMS A-Main on Friday, March 27…More

Dirt Late Model Drivers At All Levels Laud World of Outlaws Late Model Series Tire Rules

CONCORD, N.C. – Jan. 12, 2015 – In early February, Darrell Lanigan and his Union, Ky.-based race team will make their annual journey south to the warmer climates of Georgia and Florida, where the World of Outlaws Late Model Series will launch its 2015 season with seven races spread among three racetracks Feb. 6-21. Lanigan, who claimed his third career WoO LMS championship in 2014, will likely also compete in four DIRTcar-sanctioned events during that stretch for a total of 11 races. Along with two Club 29 Race Cars and nearly enough spare parts to build a third car, Lanigan…More

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