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World of Outlaws Late Model Showdown
Sharon Speedway | Hartford, Ohio
Friday, July 12, 2024
Race Recap  

SHARON SMOOTH: Bobby Pierce Wins 25th World of Outlaws Feature at Sharon Speedway 

The reigning Series champion worked his way back to the lead in a $10,000 payday

 

Bobby Pierce has found his stride and nothing is slowing him down.

After a hiccup that had Pierce work from a setback, the Oakwood, IL native won his seventh World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Models Feature of 2024 at Hartford, OH racetrack Sharon Speedway.

Pierce began the 40-lap Feature from the pole but immediately dropped back to fourth after missing his mark into Turn 1, opening the door for Marshalltown, IA driver Ryan Gustin to take the lead.

The labor was laid out for Pierce to carve his way back towards the lead by overtaking Robeline, LA driver Cade Dillard for third, then took over second place from Mooresville, NC driver Nick Hoffman.

Pierce kept the train chugging towards the lead as Gustin got caught behind lapped traffic in his racing line, evaporating the three-second lead the No.19R once held.

Using a slide job through Turns 3 and 4, Pierce took his No.32 machine to the top of the scoring pylon with the crossed signals from the flagstand marking the halfway point of the Feature.

Pierce never relinquished the lead once he took full command of the Feature by slicing through the traffic to expand his lead by over one and a half seconds over the field as the “Smooth Operator” locked up his third consecutive Series win in July.

“The start was sketchy and had me a little nervous,” Pierce said. “I was like ‘f***, we screwed ourselves,’ it was slimy when we took the green and the hard tire did not like that. But, we finally got going and started digging and I saw Gustin was about half a straightaway ahead of us. We were reeling him in, so once I slid him and got clear off of Turn 4, I got that clean air and then it felt bad in the last 10 laps.

“This place gets really slick and super icy, and most tracks aren’t like that so it was tricky. The car was great. Fortunately, we didn’t lose too many positions, but it worked out and I can’t wait to see what the place is like for a 50-lap race tomorrow.”

Nick Hoffman (left), Bobby Pierce (center), and Ryan Gustin (right)

Dillard worked his way up toward a second-place finish as Hoffman slipped and lost multiple positions late in the running.

“We were fortunate with where we started,” Dillard said. “We had a really good car. Obviously, Bobby has been lights out so to run second to him is good for us. We needed a good run with all the bad luck lately. Hopefully, we can do better tomorrow night but I’ll take a podium finish all night long.”

Gustin secured a podium spot after losing momentum from Pierce taking the lead from him. “The Reaper” will try again to win $15,000 at the Hartford, OH track on Saturday night.

“We missed it a little bit on the setup,” Gustin said. “It is what it is. It’s what these two-day shows are like. If you don’t win the first night, you learn from it and go on to the next one.”

Brandon, FL driver Kyle Bronson finished fourth to score his seventh top-five finish of the 2024 season, and Hoffman finished fifth to wrap up the night at Sharon.

RECAP NOTES:

Dirt King Simulator Hottest Hot Lap: Brian Shirley

Simpson Quick Time Award: Ryan Gustin

Heat Race Winners: Ryan Gustin, Bobby Pierce, Brian Shirley, Nick Hoffman

Last Chance Showdown Winners: Dave Hess Jr

Bilstein Pole Award: Bobby Pierce

Fox Factory Hard Charger: Gregg Satterlee

Up Next: The World of Outlaws CASE Late Models get set for a $15,000 showdown on Saturday night at Sharon Speedway on July 13. Including the on-track action, the track will feature several off-track activities for fans on Saturday, including a cornhole tournament at noon (ET), water games in the campground on 2 p.m. and an autograph session at 4:30 p.m.

If you can’t make it to the track, you can watch all the action live on DIRTVision.

CASE Late Model Feature (40 Laps): 1. 32-Bobby Pierce[1]; 2. 97-Cade Dillard[5]; 3. 19R-Ryan Gustin[3]; 4. 40B-Kyle Bronson[9]; 5. 9-Nick Hoffman[2]; 6. B5-Brandon Sheppard[8]; 7. 02-Michael Norris[6]; 8. 19-Dustin Sorensen[11]; 9. 3S-Brian Shirley[4]; 10. 28-Dennis Erb Jr[7]; 11. 22*-Max McLaughlin[13]; 12. 44-Dave Hess Jr[17]; 13. 22-Gregg Satterlee[20]; 14. 97JR-Cody Overton[10]; 15. B1-Brent Larson[14]; 16. 20TC-Tristan Chamberlain[15]; 17. 16-Tyler Bruening[12]; 18. 57T-Matt Tifft[16]; 19. 14W-Dustin Walker[23]; 20. 12-Doug Drown[24]; 21. 1Z-Logan Zarin[19]; 22. 9S-Breyton Santee[21]; 23. 1C-Alex Ferree[18]; 24. 217-Eric Wilson[22]

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Results  
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11032Bobby Pierce 400.00020Running150$10,000
25+397Cade Dillard 40-1.776Running146$6,000
33019RRyan Gustin 40-5.48520Running144$3,500
49+540BKyle Bronson 40-6.638Running142$2,800
52-39Nick Hoffman 40-8.773Running140$2,500
68+2B5Brandon Sheppard 40-9.051Running138$2,300
76-102Michael Norris 40-10.959Running136$2,200
811+319Dustin Sorensen 40-11.866Running134$2,100
94-53SBrian Shirley 40-12.505Running132$2,050
107-328Dennis Erb Jr40-12.712Running130$2,000
1113+222*Max McLaughlin 40-13.946Running128$1,600
1217+544Dave Hess Jr40-15.531Running126$1,400
1320+722Gregg Satterlee 40-16.471Running124$1,200
1410-497JRCody Overton 40-18.508Running122$1,100
1514-1B1Brent Larson 40-19.332Running120$1,050
1615-120TCTristan Chamberlain 39-1 LapsRunning118$1,000
1712-516Tyler Bruening 39-1 LapsRunning116$1,000
1816-257TMatt Tifft 38-2 LapsRunning114$1,000
1923+414WDustin Walker 37-3 LapsRunning112$1,000
2024+412Doug Drown 26-14 LapsRunning110$1,000
2119-21ZLogan Zarin 22-18 LapsRunning108$1,000
2221-19SBreyton Santee 15-25 LapsRunning106$1,000
2318-51CAlex Ferree 13-27 LapsRunning104$1,000
2422-2217Eric Wilson 11-29 LapsRunning104$1,000
FOX Factory Hard Charger: Gregg Satterlee
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11019RRyan Gustin 00.000Running
24+202Michael Norris 0-3.006Running
32-140BKyle Bronson 0-5.076Running
43-122*Max McLaughlin 0-5.403Running
5501ZLogan Zarin 0-8.352Running
67+19SBreyton Santee 0-8.992Running
76-112Doug Drown 0-10.247Running
88097S 0-16.848Running
99096 069.779Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11032Bobby Pierce 00.000Running
22028Dennis Erb Jr0-2.006Running
33019Dustin Sorensen 0-3.183Running
45+120TCTristan Chamberlain 0-4.503Running
54-144Dave Hess Jr0-6.231Running
67+124Tyler Wyant 0-8.709Running
76-1555 0-9.446Running
880B22Bump Hedman 0-12.664Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
1103SBrian Shirley 00.000Running
22097Cade Dillard 0-1.698Running
33097JRCody Overton 0-5.089Running
45+1B1Brent Larson 0-6.321Running
57+21CAlex Ferree 0-6.366Running
64-29YLevi Yetter 0-6.627Running
79+2217Eric Wilson 0-11.823Running
88000Tyler Dietz 0-12.576Running
96-312BAndy Boozel 041.925Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
12+19Nick Hoffman 00.000Running
24+2B5Brandon Sheppard 0-0.865Running
31-216Tyler Bruening 0-3.453Running
46+257TMatt Tifft 0-5.892Running
53-222Gregg Satterlee 0-6.614Running
65-11*Chub Frank 0-9.337Running
78+10Ryan Scott 0-11.559Running
87-114WDustin Walker 0-13.237Running
Qualifying Flight 1 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1319RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA15.3280.000
21532Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL15.340-0.012
3140BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL15.564-0.236
4428Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL15.579-0.251
51122*Max McLaughlin , 15.716-0.388
61319Dustin Sorensen Rochester, MN15.874-0.546
71402Michael Norris Sarver, PA15.923-0.595
81744Dave Hess JrWaterford, PA15.938-0.610
971ZLogan Zarin Moon Twp., PA16.033-0.705
101620TCTristan Chamberlain Richmond, IN16.042-0.714
11212Doug Drown Wooster, OH16.053-0.725
126555 , 16.139-0.811
1359SBreyton Santee Conneaut, OH16.359-1.031
14824Tyler Wyant Oil City, PA16.364-1.036
15997S , 16.449-1.121
1612B22Bump Hedman Sugar Grove, PA16.487-1.159
171096 , 16.609-1.281
Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1113SBrian Shirley Chatham, IL15.4420.000
21016Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA15.638-0.196
31397Cade Dillard Robeline, LA15.683-0.241
469Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC15.702-0.260
51297JRCody Overton Evans, GA15.753-0.311
6122Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA15.794-0.352
729YLevi Yetter Cabot, PA15.821-0.379
816B5Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL15.920-0.478
95B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN15.946-0.504
1091*Chub Frank Bear Lake, PA16.183-0.741
111712BAndy Boozel Clymer, NY16.291-0.849
121557TMatt Tifft Hinkley, OH16.299-0.857
1341CAlex Ferree Saxonburg, PA16.318-0.876
14714WDustin Walker Polk, MO16.327-0.885
15300Tyler Dietz Saxonburg, PA16.419-0.977
16140Ryan Scott PITTSFIELD, PA16.673-1.231
178217Eric Wilson Cortland, OH16.837-1.395
Hot Laps Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1283SBrian Shirley Chatham, IL15.4970.000
22997JRCody Overton Evans, GA15.508-0.011
33097Cade Dillard Robeline, LA15.552-0.055
42716Tyler Bruening Decorah, IA15.742-0.245
522B1Brent Larson Lake Elmo, MN15.800-0.303
633B5Brandon Sheppard New Berlin, IL15.831-0.334
71532Bobby Pierce Oakwood, IL15.900-0.403
8211CAlex Ferree Saxonburg, PA15.997-0.500
9261*Chub Frank Bear Lake, PA16.020-0.523
103257TMatt Tifft Hinkley, OH16.174-0.677
11319RRyan Gustin Marshalltown, IA16.178-0.681
122000Tyler Dietz Saxonburg, PA16.222-0.725
131822Gregg Satterlee Indiana, PA16.227-0.730
141122*Max McLaughlin , 16.231-0.734
151744Dave Hess JrWaterford, PA16.244-0.747
16199YLevi Yetter Cabot, PA16.245-0.748
171402Michael Norris Sarver, PA16.336-0.839
186555 , 16.378-0.881
1912B22Bump Hedman Sugar Grove, PA16.411-0.914
201319Dustin Sorensen Rochester, MN16.440-0.943
212414WDustin Walker Polk, MO16.490-0.993
221620TCTristan Chamberlain Richmond, IN16.544-1.047
23428Dennis Erb JrCarpentersville, IL16.681-1.184
2471ZLogan Zarin Moon Twp., PA16.862-1.365
25824Tyler Wyant Oil City, PA17.005-1.508
26212Doug Drown Wooster, OH17.083-1.586
27140BKyle Bronson Brandon, FL17.084-1.587
28310Ryan Scott PITTSFIELD, PA17.105-1.608
2959SBreyton Santee Conneaut, OH17.189-1.692
3025217Eric Wilson Cortland, OH17.433-1.936
31997S , 18.112-2.615
321096 , 18.149-2.652
33239Nick Hoffman Mooresville, NC18.149-2.652
343412BAndy Boozel Clymer, NY18.149-2.652
DIRTVision Highlights  
Event Info  

World of Outlaws Late Model Showdown
Friday, July 12, 2024
Sharon Speedway
3241 Custer Orangeville Rd
Hartford, Ohio 44424 

Event Description
World of Outlaws CASE Late Models visit Ohio's Sharon Speedway for a two-day spectacular, July 12-13!

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Late Model Series

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Event Schedule

Friday, July 12

4:00PM Pit Gates open
5:00PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying with Opening Ceremonies and Racing to follow

Saturday, July 13

3:00PM Pit Gates open
4:00PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying with Opening Ceremonies and Racing to follow


*All times Eastern

Ticket Options  
Ticket Phone
(844) 347-8849

Options And Prices
2-Day Reserved Advance $70 / 2-Day Reserved Day of $80
2-Day Adult GA Advance $60 / 2-Day Adult GA Day of $$70
2-Day Child GA Advance $20 / 2-Day Child GA Day of $20
Reserved Advance $40 / Reserved Day of $45
Adult GA Advance $35 / Adult GA Day of $40
2-Day Pit Pass $90
Pit Pass Day of $45

Grandstand Type
Bleachers - No backs

Reserved Seating
Top 5 Rows Sections D-E

Family Section Location
None

Handicapped Seating Location
Located on frontstretch and backstretch

Pit Pass Price

2-Day: $90

Single Day: $45



Pit Age Requirement
No Age limit - All minor's require proper waiver

Parking Cost
None

Handicapped Parking Location
Front gate entrance

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
$25

Frequently Asked Questions  
To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Reserved Seating
Top 5 Rows Sections D-E

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers - No backs

Stadium Seating
Allowed

Handicapped Seating
Located on frontstretch and backstretch

Handicapped Parking
Front gate entrance

Pit Age Limit
No Age limit - All minor's require proper waiver

Personal Coolers
No coolers allowed

Alcohol Sales
Not allowed in

Smoking Policy
No smoking allowed in grandstands

Family Section
None

Parking Cost
None

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
$25

Track Info  

Sharon Speedway
3241 Custer Orangeville Rd
Hartford, Ohio 44424 

Track Phone
(330) 772-5481

Ticket Phone
(844) 347-8849

Track Email
[email protected]

Track Size
0.375

Closest Airport
Youngstown

Other Airport
Cleveland

Track Map
Competitor Info  
Competitor Downloads
 https://www.dirtcarmembers.com/downloads.php

Tire Rules

Left Front Tire: Open (Hoosier Only)

Left Rear & Right Front Tire: Hoosier (90) NLMT2, (90) NLMT3 

Right Rear Tire: Hoosier (92) NLMT2, (92) NLMT3, (92) NLMT4

** Grooving and siping will be allowed. **



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