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

Lanigan Tops Late Battle With Richards To Claim Opening Round Of Bubba Raceway Park’s Bubba Army Winter Nationals

By JOSHUA JOINER OCALA, Fla. – Feb. 13, 2015 – Turning around his sluggish start to the season, Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., topped a late duel with Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., during Friday’s DIRTcar UMP-sanctioned A-Main at Bubba Raceway Park to earn a $5,000 victory during the opening night of the fourth annual Bubba Army Winter Nationals. Lanigan, the three-time and defending World of Outlaws Late Model Series champion, rallied after losing the lead to Richards on lap 20 of the 30-lapper and retook command when Richards struggled with traffic on lap 26. The 44-year-old Lanigan pulled away…More

Eckert Heads To Bubba Raceway Park’s Bubba Army Winter Nationals After Unveiling New Race Team On World of Outlaws Late Model Series

By JOSHUA JOINER OCALA, Fla. – Feb. 11, 2015 – Rick Eckert has plenty to be happy about. After his status as a full-time World of Outlaws Late Model Series competitor came into doubt over the offseason, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., not only landed a ride that has allowed him to remain on tour for the 12th consecutive season, but one that he also believes will allow help him contend for a championship and return to victory lane in 2015. Eckert, who less than a month ago announced that he had teamed with Paul Crowl and Shawn and Lisa…More

Clanton Ends Skid In Winter Freeze Thriller

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR Director SYLVANIA, Ga. – Feb. 7, 2015 – Shane Clanton doesn’t have to worry about going winless on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series in 2015. The 39-year-old Zebulon, Ga., driver, who last season failed to win a WoO LMS event for the first time since the national tour was restarted in 2004, made his long-awaited return to victory lane with a dramatic triumph during the Saturday’s Winter Freeze V finale at Screven Motor Speedway. Snapping a 66-race WoO LMS winless streak that stretched back to June 1, 2013, Clanton overtook Steve Casebolt…More

Casebolt Gets First World of Outlaws Win

By Joshua Joiner, WoO LMS PR Director SYLVANIA, Ga. – Feb. 6, 2015 – Steve Casebolt added another major accomplishment to his resume Friday night at Screven Motor Speedway in earning his first-career World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory during the opening race on the national tour’s 2015 season. Casebolt, 36, of Richmond, Ind., overtook Brandon Overton of Evans, Ga., on lap 44 of Friday’s 50-lap Winter Freeze A-Main at Screven’s 3/8-mile oval and turned back Overton’s last-ditched effort to retake the lead in the closing laps. The former Eldora Dream winner earned $10,600 in just his second start…More

Standout Roster Of Title Hopefuls Ready To Launch 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series With Seven February Events In Georgia and Florida

CONCORD, N.C. – Feb. 1, 2015 – The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is set to launch its 12th season under the World Racing Group banner and once again a star-studded group of drivers plan to contend for the national tour’s $100,000 championship. Who from the list of seasoned veterans, improving drivers and promising rookies will emerge from the title battle will be determined by a long season that won’t wrap up until November’s World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, but they’ll all look to get their seasons off to a strong start when…More

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