Monopolizing Half-Miles

CONCORD, NC— Aug. 8, 2017— Two back-to-back shootouts at half-mile dirt ovals await the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series at Georgetown Speedway on Aug. 17 and Port Royal Speedway on Aug. 19.
Known as a king of half-miles, Rick Eckert will be looking to piggy-back off of his recent success at Shawano Speedway, where he led flag-to-flag to claim his second Series win in a dominating performance over a hard-charging Chris Madden and Don O’Neal.
While Eckert’s momentum didn’t continue into USA Nationals at Cedar Lake Speedway, he will surely look…

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Sheppard Survives the Showdown

Brandon Sheppard wins Outlaws vs. Summer Nationals Showdown
PEVELY, MO— July 1, 2017— Brandon Sheppard claimed his eighth win of the 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season and his second win of the 2017 DIRTcar Summer Nationals at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Saturday. This win additionally advanced him to 13-career Summer Nationals wins, ultimately placing him 13th on the all-time wins list.
“We had a really good racecar… and we had a good rhythm goin’ once we got goin’,” said Sheppard. “This racetrack is awesome. I…

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Fireworks For Overton

Brandon Overton and Brandon Sheppard Claim the Checkers During Doubleheader at Lernerville Speedway
SARVER, Pa.— June 24, 2017— The 11th annual Firecracker 100 was combined for one huge event on Saturday with back-to-back World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series action at the famed 4/10-mile oval— Lernerville Speedway. The afternoon matinee included a full show with a 30-lap feature which then lead to the main events later that evening— the Uncle Sam 30 and the Firecracker 100.
Firecracker 100 is Overton’s Flair
Brandon Overton claimed the biggest win of his career as he…

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Richards Goes Back to Back in Lucas Oil Action from Ohio

MANSFIELD, OH (July 2, 2017) – The first ever visit to Mansfield Motor Speedway on Sunday Night by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series was a huge success. There was a tremendous crowd combined with a spectacular racing surface saw the fans witness Josh Richards winning for the second night in row.
Richards took the lead at the start of the race and led every lap for the second night in a row, but behind Richards there was two-wide racing for most of the 50 lap feature deep into the…

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Sheppard Slings To Brighton Victory

Illinois Driver Scores First Career Win In Canada
BRIGHTON, ON, CAN – JUNE 17, 2017 – Brandon Sheppard stole the lead from Frank Heckenast Jr. in traffic on lap 10 and then dominated the final 40 laps to earn his first career win on Canadian soil and the 12th of his career with the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series in the Mud Slingin’ 50 at Brighton Speedway on Saturday night. Sheppard’s second straight win moved him to 11th on the Series’ all-time win list.“This is a heck of a…

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Grooving on the Gumbo

SENOIA, G.A.— June 3, 2017— The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series took the track at Senoia Raceway for the first time ever for the third annual Billy Clanton Classic. Despite this race being many of the drivers first time on the unique gray gumbo surface, everyone seemed to enjoy how racy the track was all night long. It was ultimately Brandon Sheppard who was able to hold off the field to land his fifth Series win of the season.
“We got the win and it was tough racing out…

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Clanton Tames Tazwell

Tazewell, TN—June 2, 2017— Shane Clanton proved he is bad fast and fearless as the 31-degree banking at Tazewell Speedway didn’t hold him back from leading all 50-laps of the Ray Varner 50 in order to land his third Series win of the season.
“We were just buying our time waiting for the checker flag to come out,” said Clanton. “Our car has been working real good the past month and that just shows what hard work that Penske and Ronny Crooks, Aaron and Nick and all of them guys have…

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Out of this World: Mars wins at Lernerville’s Working Man

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Bagley Records his Second Top Five Performance of 2016
SARVER, Pa. – Sept. 3, 2016 – Jimmy Mars won the Working Man finale presented by GottaRace.com Saturday night at Lernerville Speedway. Mars started third in the 75-lap Craftsman Club® Feature, ultimately earning the $20,000 purse for the weekend.
“It’s awesome to be back at Lernerville,” Mars said. “We don’t get to race as much as we want to right now. Things are going good, and I have so many people to thank. We have a lot of great people behind us. Everything…

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Outlaws Oust the Field

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Eckert and Richards Win their Qualifying Features
SARVER, Pa. – Sept. 2, 2016 – Rick Eckert and Josh Richards each led their qualifying features to the checkers Friday night, sharing victory lane for the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series’ opening night of Working Man weekend presented by GottaRace.com at Lernerville Speedway.
In a new format, two qualifying heats decided the 16 drivers who transfer to Saturday’s Craftsman Club® Feature. Eight drivers from each qualifying feature will transfer to Saturday’s 75-lap finale. Both Eckert and Richards earned $2,500 for their wins…

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Runaway Richards

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Pulls Away to Capture Win No. 17, Tying Single Season Record
LAKE CITY, Mich. – August 28, 2016 – Josh Richards won the Keyser Manufacturing Great Lakes Shootout decisively Sunday night at Merritt Speedway. With his 17th trip to victory lane, Richards tied the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series record for most wins in a season.
“We got to win six or seven, and we’ve had a phenomenal year,” Richards said. “It’s just crazy to think we’ve had ten wins since then. The track moved around quite a bit, more…

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