Gravel Battles Rain, Restarts for Prelude to the Ironman Win

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Scores His Second Straight Win and Seventh of the Season
PEVELY, Mo. – Aug. 5, 2016 – Neither rain nor restarts could dampen David Gravel’s Friday night as he dominated the Monroe Shocks and Struts Prelude to the Ironman at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 and scored his second straight and seventh overall World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
Off-and-on light rain fell on the 1/3 mile, bullring in Pevely, Mo. throughout the feature, but Gravel was the class of the field in his No. 5…

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Wilmot Warrior: David Gravel wins O’Reilly Auto Parts Badger 40 at Wilmot Raceway

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Scores His Sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory of the Season
By Tony Veneziano
WILMOT, Wisc. – July 30, 2016 – David Gravel has been under the weather over the course of the last week, but he didn’t let that slow him down on Saturday night in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Badger 40 at Wilmot Raceway in Wisconsin. The native of Watertown, Connecticut, led all 40 laps to claim his sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series win of the season.
Gravel has now won in both of his…

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David Gravel Battles to Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup Victory

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Picks up his Fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory of the Season
SARVER, Pa. – July 19, 2016 – Donny Schatz did not make it easy, but David Gravel proved up to the task as he battled to his fifth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season in the 25th Annual Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup at Lernerville Speedway on Tuesday night.
Gravel started from the front, but did not have an easy road as Schatz moved forward early and then began challenging the Watertown,…

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Eldora Speedway Crowns King Donny XXXIII at Kings Royal

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Schatz Scores his Third Kings Royal Title and 15th World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory of the Year
ROSSBURG, Ohio – July 16, 2016 – It has been nearly a decade since he last stood in victory lane at the Kings Royal, but Donny Schatz looked like a natural as he was crowned King Donny XXXIII – his third Kings Royal title since 2007 – on Saturday night at Eldora Speedway.
Schatz who drew number 15 in the qualifying pill draw and was looking to get his 15th World of…

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Daryn Pittman Tops in Knight Before the Kings Royal Victory

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Donny Schatz and Rico Abreu Repeat their Previous Night’s Performance
ROSSBURG, Ohio – July 15, 2016 – Daryn Pittman dominated the Knight Before the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway on Friday night, as he cruised to his sixth World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
For Pittman, the win was his first at the historic half-mile oval in Rossburg, Ohio since May 4, 2013. Even with the victory, Saturday night’s $50,000-to-win Kings Royal, one of the most coveted wins in all of motorsports, was on Pittman’s mind.
“Hats off…

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David Gravel Is Nobody’s Fool in Jokers Wild Win at Eldora Speedway

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Captures His Fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Victory of the Season 
ROSSBURG, Ohio – July 14, 2016 – David Gravel had his hands full through much of Thursday night’s inaugural Jokers Wild at Eldora Speedway, but the 24-year-old driver held tough and scored his fourth World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
“It’s awesome. It’s pretty friggin’ surreal,” Gravel said in victory lane.
The 24-year-old driver kicked off his dominant run by powering past Donny Schatz in the Dash to take the feature pole position.
Through the…

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Donny Schatz Scores Lucky No. 13 at FVP Outlaws at Cedar Lake

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Scores His Fifth Career Outlaws Win at Cedar Lake
NEW RICHMOND, Wisc. – July 9, 2016 – Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet battled throughout much of Saturday night’s FVP Outlaws at Cedar Lake feature at Cedar Lake Speedway, as they traded the lead back and forth through lapped traffic and cautions, but it was Schatz who held tough to score his 13th World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
“I’ve got to thank these guys,” Schatz said. “They’re incredible in what they do.”
Schatz, who closed out the previous…

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Schuchart Gets First with Cedar Lake Win

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Joins Bill Balog as the Only Other First Time Winner, So Far, in 2016
NEW RICHMOND, Wisc. – July 8, 2016 – It was not easy but Logan Schuchart did what he had to Friday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to score his first career World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series victory as he battled past Joey Saldana and held off Donny Schatz to win the FVP Outlaws at Cedar Lake.
Schuchart, who started the feature on the front row with Shane Stewart, jumped out to the lead early but succumbed…

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Brad Sweet Has a Good Night at Badlands Motor Speedway

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Chips Away at Donny Schatz’s Points Lead
BRANDON, S.D. – July 2, 2016 – Brad Sweet led early and led often at Badlands Motor Speedway on Saturday night as he found luck and persevered to score his seventh World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series victory of the season.
Sweet, who took the checkered flag at the track for the first time in his career, lost the lead to Rico Abreu on lap 10. When Abreu got too low on the track and caught a tire barrier sending him flipping on to…

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Balog Bests Outlaws at Beaver Dam Raceway

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Captures First Series Victory in Jim “JB” Boyd Memorial Presented by Karavan Trailers
BEAVER DAM, Wis. – June 25, 2016 – Hartland, Wis. -native Bill Balog outdueled 2013 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion Daryn Pittman early, then held him off on a final green-white-checkered finish to capture his first series victory in the Jim “JB” Boyd Memorial presented by Karavan Trailers at Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday night.
Balog, who is only the fifth non-Outlaw driver to win in 2016, captured the lead from Pittman on lap three after…

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