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Rain Forces “Whiskey 50” Cancellation


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

LAWRENCEBURG, IN – May 16, 2009 – Heavy overnight rain and more precipitation in the morning proved to be too much for Lawrenceburg Speedway’s grounds, forcing the cancellation of Saturday night’s World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Whiskey City 50.’

Track promoter Dave Rudisell made the decision to call off the evening’s scheduled action shortly before noon after surveying the facility’s saturated pit area.

Rudisell will talk with WoO LMS officials about the possibility of rescheduling the event later this season.

The rainout marked the second straight year that the WoO LMS lost a planned event at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Last year’s race was canceled because the track’s off-season reconstruction project, which transformed the speedway from a circular quarter-mile to a high-banked three-eighths-mile oval, was not yet completed.

The WoO LMS will continue on Sunday night (May 17) with the ‘Land of Lincoln 40’ at Lincoln (Ill.) Speedway. A $7,000 top prize will be on the line at the quarter-mile oval.

For more information on the WoO LMS, visit

The World of Outlaws Late Model Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including Arizona Sport Shirts (Official Apparel Company), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), Crane Cams (Official Valvetrain), Hoosier Racing Tires (Official Racing Tires), Fusion Energy Boost (Official Energy Boost), SuperClean (Official Cleaner-Degreaser) and VP Racing (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors Champ Pans, Eibach Springs, Hoosier Tires, Integra Shocks, Jake’s Custom Golf Carts, Ohlins Shocks, Racing Electronics, Quarter Master and Wrisco Aluminum; Crane Cams Engine Builder’s Challenge participants Cornett Racing Engines, Custom Race Engines and Pro Power Racing Engines; and Chassis Builder Challenge participants Rocket Chassis and Team Zero by Bloomquist.

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