LAS VEGAS – March 3, 2011 – Steve Kinser fought off a furious charge by Joey Saldana on a green-white-checkered finish to win the Las Vegas Nationals Presented by J.D. Byrider on Thursday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The victory is Kinser’s fourth in seven World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events this season.

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Las Vegas Motor Speedway; Las Vegas, Nevada; March 3, 2011

A-main (30 laps) – Starting Position [#]; – 1) 11-Steve Kinser[2] [$10,000]; 2) 9-Joey Saldana[4] [$5,000]; 3) 15-Donny Schatz[12] [$3,000]; 4) 1-Sammy Swindell[1] [$2,700]; 5) 91-Cody Darrah[10] [$2,500]; 6) 14-Jason Meyers[3] [$2,200]; 7) 7-Craig Dollansky[6] [$2,000]; 8) 5W-Lucas Wolfe[7] [$1,800]; 9) 7S-Jason Sides[9] [$1,600]; 10) 11S-Tony Stewart[14] [$1,450]; 11) 30C-Lance Dewease[8] [$1,300]; 12) 21-Brian Brown[17] [$1,200]; 13) 6-Kraig Kinser[13] [$1,100]; 14) 6R-Bill Rose[21] [$1,000]; 15) 2L-Logan Forler[23] [$950]; 16) 5D-Josh Dewitt[11] [$900]; 17) 63-Chad Kemenah[20] [$850]; 18) 94-Zach Zimmerly[19] [$750]; 19) 55-Trey Starks[22] [$725]; 20) 44W-Austen Wheatley[16] [$700]; 21) 83-Paul McMahan[5] [$700]; 22) 2B-Ben Gregg[18] [$700]; 23) 24-Terry McCarl[15] [$700]; 24) 83SR-Jac Haudenschild[24] [$700]. Lap Leaders: Steve Kinser 1-30. KSE Hard Charger Award: Logan Forler

Qualifying – 1) 11-Steve Kinser 15.119; 2) 83SR-Jac Haudenschild 15.132; 3) 83-Paul McMahan 15.140; 4) 91-Cody Darrah 15.159; 5) 1-Sammy Swindell 15.254; 6) 9-Joey Saldana 15.274; 7) 14-Jason Meyers 15.356; 8) 30C-Lance Dewease 15.392; 9) 5W-Lucas Wolfe 15.395; 10) 7S-Jason Sides 15.432; 11) 7-Craig Dollansky 15.478; 12) 5D-Josh Dewitt 15.496; 13) 63-Chad Kemenah 15.503; 14) 15-Donny Schatz 15.626; 15) 6-Kraig Kinser 15.703; 16) 11S-Tony Stewart 15.737; 17) 24-Terry McCarl 15.755; 18) 44W-Austen Wheatley 15.814; 19) 21-Brian Brown 15.821; 20) 2B-Ben Gregg 15.930; 21) 94-Zach Zimmerly 15.985; 22) 55-Trey Starks 16.025; 23) 6R-Bill Rose 16.104; 24) 2L-Logan Forler 16.353.

Heat 1 (8 Laps, top 6 finishers transferred to A-feature) – 1) 14-Jason Meyers[2]; 2) 7S-Jason Sides[1]; 3) 11-Steve Kinser[4]; 4) 91-Cody Darrah[3]; 5) 11S-Tony Stewart[6]; 6) 21-Brian Brown[7]; 7) 63-Chad Kemenah[5]; 8) 55-Trey Starks[8].

Heat 2 (8 Laps, top 6 finishers transferred to A-feature) – 1) 7-Craig Dollansky[1]; 2) 1-Sammy Swindell[3]; 3) 30C-Lance Dewease[2]; 4) 2B-Ben Gregg[7]; 5) 15-Donny Schatz[5]; 6) 24-Terry McCarl[6]; 7) 6R-Bill Rose[8]; 8) 83SR-Jac Haudenschild[4].

Heat 3 (8 Laps, top 6 finishers transferred to A-feature) – 1) 83-Paul McMahan[4]; 2) 5W-Lucas Wolfe[2]; 3) 9-Joey Saldana[3]; 4) 5D-Josh Dewitt[1]; 5) 44W-Austen Wheatley[6]; 6) 6-Kraig Kinser[5]; 7) 2L-Logan Forler[8]; 8) 94-Zach Zimmerly[7].

Dash (6 laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1) 1-Sammy Swindell[1]; 2) 11-Steve Kinser[4]; 3) 14-Jason Meyers[6]; 4) 9-Joey Saldana[5]; 5) 83-Paul McMahan[3]; 6) 7-Craig Dollansky[10]; 7) 5W-Lucas Wolfe[8]; 8) 30C-Lance Dewease[7]; 9) 7S-Jason Sides[9]; 10) 91-Cody Darrah[2].

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