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18th September 2015

Lanigan Seeking Fourth Consecutive Berlin Raceway Victory

  World of Outlaws Late Models invade Michigan speedplant on Friday and Saturday for Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty Weekend presented by NAPA Auto Parts

MARNE, Mich. - Sept. 16, 2015 - How confident must Darrell Lanigan be heading into the Fourth Annual Keyser Manufacturing Down & Dirty Weekend presented by NAPA Auto Parts on Friday and Saturday at Michigan's historic Berlin Raceway? Read More

7th September 2015

Eckert Keeps Huge $30,000 Firecracker 100 by GottaRace.com Prize In Pennsylvania
Veteran Star Becomes First Home-State Driver To Win Lernerville Speedway’s Marquee Event

SARVER, Pa. (Sept. 5) — Rick Eckert of York, Pa., made some very satisfying — and profitable — history Saturday night, becoming the first home-state driver to capture the Firecracker 100 presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway.

Earning every cent of his $30,150 pay in a race postponed by rain on June 27, the 49-year-old star outdueled fellow Pennsylvanian Jared Miley of South Park to grab the lead on lap 64 and fought off a late-race challenge from Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., to register his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series triumph since debuting a new Longhorn Race Car three weeks earlier.Read More

7th September 2015

World of Outlaws Late Model Series Reveals 2016 Major EventsTour kicks off Feb. 12 in Georgia; Illini 100 tickets to renew Tuesday, Sept. 8

CONCORD, N.C. - Sept. 5, 2015 - The 2015 World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship battle is headed toward a showdown at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals in November at The Dirt Track at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but series officials are already looking ahead to 2016.

Nine major destination events are on the slate for 2016 so far, giving nearly each month during the season a huge event for fans to plan around. The tour will kick off the season on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 12-13, at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga., invade Bubba Raceway Park on Sunday, Feb. 14, in Ocala, Fla., and close out the month Feb. 17-18-19 during the DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla.Read More

7th September 2015

Clinton Scores 10th World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory Of 2015 In Lernerville Speedway’s Working Man 50
  Points Leader Tunes Up For Rescheduled Firecracker 100 With 30th Career Win

 

SARVER, Pa. (Sept. 4) — Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., returned to his winning ways on Friday night, scoring a convincing victory in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series Working Man 50 at Lernerville Speedway.

Taking advantage of his position starting spot, Clanton jumped into the lead at the initial green flag and never looked back in his Ron Davies-owned Capital Race Car. He brushed off a mid-race threat from the Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., en route to beating the red-hot Rocket Chassis house car driver by 0.932 of a second.

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24th August 2015

Richards Outduels Clanton At Eriez Speedway, Completes Sweep of World of Outlaws Late Model Series Three-Race Weekend
West Virginia Driver Follows Friday and Saturday's Victories at Atomic Speedway with another Dominating Performance at Eriez on Sunday

ERIE, Pa. - Aug. 23, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., wrapped up a perfect weekend on the World of Outlaws Late Model Series with a dominating victory in front of a near-capacity crowd Sunday night at Eriez Speedway.

Richards, who opened the national tour's three-race weekend with victories at Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, on Friday and Saturday, overtook WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., on lap 31 of Sunday's 50-lap A-Main at Eriez and cruised through the remainder of the caution-free race on his way to his ninth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fifth in the tour's past six races. Read More

24th August 2015

Richards Cruises At Atomic Speedway, Completes Sweep Of Ohio Oval’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Doubleheader 
Red-Hot West Virginia Driver Will Aim for Weekend Trifecta in Sunday's WoO LMS Visit to Eriez Speedway

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 22, 2015 - Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., put on another stellar performance Saturday night at Atomic Speedway, leading all 50 laps of the night's main event to complete a sweep of the 3/8-mile oval's World of Outlaws Late Model Series doubleheader weekend.

The three-time WoO LMS champion left no doubt as to who was the dominant car at Atomic's two-race event in driving his Valvoline Rocket Chassis house car to a lead of more than eight seconds in Saturday's caution-free race. Richards, 27, earned $10,150 for his eighth WoO LMS victory of the season and his fourth in the national tour's past five events. Read More

23rd August 2015

Richards Opens Three-Race World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend With First-Career Atomic Speedway Victory
Three-Time Series Champion Scores Seventh WoO LMS Victory of 2015 and His Third Triumph in Past Four Series Events

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio - Aug. 21, 2015 - Josh Richards kept his recent World of Outlaws Late Model Series hot streak rolling Friday night with a convincing victory during the first of the national tour's back-to-back nights of racing at Atomic Speedway.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., overtook race-long leader Darrell Lanigan of Union, Ky., on lap 26 of Friday's 40-lap race at the 3/8-mile oval and drove his Valvoline-sponsored Rocket Chassis house car to his third victory in the past four WoO LMS events. Read More

20th August 2015

Chub Frank Eyes Return To Victory Lane In This Weekend’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series Events at Atomic & Eriez
Veteran Pennsylvania Driver Returns to Familiar Locations for Atomic's Friday-Saturday Doubleheader & Sunday's Event at Eriez

Chub Frank has extra reason to be excited for this weekend's World of Outlaws Late Model Series events with the national tour set to visit a pair of tracks that are particularly memorable to the veteran Bear Lake, Pa., driver.

Frank, 53, will join the rest of the WoO LMS touring stars in visiting Atomic Speedway in Chillicothe, Ohio, for separate WoO LMS programs on Friday and Saturday before heading to Eriez Speedway in Hammett, Pa., for another event on Sunday.

Both tracks hold special memories for Frank. Eriez played a key role early in Frank's life and through the budding years of his racing career, while Atomic produced two of his more notable victories. Read More

16th August 2015

Eckert Rules Winchester Speedway’s Gunter’s Honey 50, Claims Second World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory of 2015

 

New Longhorn Chassis Carries Veteran Pennsylvania Driver to 32nd-Career WoO LMS Triumph

WINCHESTER, Va. - Aug. 15, 2015 - Rick Eckert's first weekend driving a Longhorn Chassis ended in triumphant fashion Saturday night at Winchester Speedway.

In his third night out in his new Longhorn mount, Eckert, 49, of York, Pa., led every lap of Saturday's Gunter's Honey 50 to earn $10,650 for his second World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season.

The 2011 WoO LMS champion grabbed the lead from the outside pole on the start of the 50-lap race and never looked back. His Paul Crowl-owned No. 7E machine crossed the finish line 2.246 seconds ahead of WoO LMS points leader Shane Clanton of Zebulon, Ga., in a race that was slowed by just one caution.  Read More

16th August 2015

Richards Goes Back-To-Back, Scores Sixth World of Outlaws Late Model Series Victory Of 2015 At Potomac Speedway

 

West Virginia Driver in Position to Sweep National Tour's Three-Race Mid-Atlantic Trip during Saturday's Visit to Winchester Speedway

BUDDS CREEK, Md. - Aug. 14, 2015 - Josh Richards is making the most of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series' visit to the Mid-Atlantic region.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., raced to his second victory in as many nights Friday evening at Potomac Speedway, leading all but the opening lap of the Gunter's Honey 50 to earn $10,700 in the second leg of the national tour's three-race Mid-Atlantic weekend.

Starting from the sixth position, Richards, 27, survived contact in an opening-lap scramble before charging ahead of outside polesitter Morgan Bagley of Longview, Texas, to take the lead on lap two. After holding off a mid-race challenge from Rick Eckert of York, Pa., Richards pulled away for much of the second half of the race before again turning Eckert back amid traffic during the final five circuits. Read More

14th August 2015

Richards Capitalizes On Hubbard’s Misfortune, Scores Fulton Bank 50 Victory At Delaware International Speedway 
Three-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champion Scores $10,725 Payday in First Round of National Tour's Mid-Atlantic Tripleheader Weekend

DELMAR, Del. - Aug. 13, 2015 - Josh Richards took advantage of Austin Hubbard's misfortune to claim his fifth World of Outlaws Late Model Series victory of the season in Thursday's Fulton Bank 50, earning a $10,725 payday at Delaware International Speedway.

Richards, the three-time WoO LMS champion from Shinnston, W.Va., pressured Hubbard of Seaford, Del., through the second half of the 50-lap race before taking command when Hubbard's overheating engine expired on lap 45. Richards led the final six laps and crossed the finish line with an advantage of 7.756 seconds in scoring his second-career victory at Delaware's half-mile oval. Read More

13th August 2015

Hubbard Welcomes World of Outlaws Late Model Series To Mid-Atlantic Region For Blockbuster Three-Race Weekend
Delaware Driver Joins National Tour during Tripleheader Weekend at Delaware International Speedway, Potomac Speedway & Winchester Speedway

Austin Hubbard's 2015 season has produced one instance of bad luck after another, but if there's anything Hubbard has learned in his 10 years of Late Model racing it's that his luck will change eventually.

This weekend would be a perfect time for Hubbard's luck to take a turn for the better as the 23-year-old Seaford, Del., driver prepares for the World of Outlaws Late Model Series to invade his home region. Read More

3rd August 2015

Davenport Cruises At Cedar Lake Speedway, Adds $50,000 USA Nationals Victory To Historic 2015 Season

 

Georgia Driver Leads Final 88 Laps of Cedar Lake's Crown Jewel World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event To Complete Sweep of USA Nationals Weekend

NEW RICHMOND, Wis. - Aug. 1, 2015 - Making his historic 2015 season even better, Jonathan Davenport of Blairsville, Ga., led the final 88 laps of Saturday's 28th annual USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway to score a $50,000 victory in the World of Outlaws Late Model Series crown jewel event.

Davenport, whose stellar 2015 campaign already included a $100,000 payday at Eldora Speedway's Dirt Late Model Dream and a $26,000 Prairie Dirt Classic triumph at Fairbury American Legion Speedway just one week ago, overtook Dennis Erb Jr. of Carpentersville, Ill., on lap 23 of Saturday's 100-lap race and pulled away from Billy Moyer of Batesville, Ark., in the closing laps on his way to his first USA Nationals victory. Read More

 

 

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