ROSSBURG, Ohio – May 6, 2011 – World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series leader Joey Saldana charged past Donny Schatz with nine laps to go on Friday night at Eldora Speedway to win the opener of Outlaw Thunder Weekend presented by Goodyear. (CLICK HERE FOR FULL RACE REPORT)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Statistical Report; Eldora Speedway; Rossburg, Ohio; May 6, 2011

A-Main – (30 Laps) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [1] [$10,000]; 2. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [11] [$5,000]; 3. 15-Donny Schatz [8] [$3,000]; 4. 83-Paul McMahan [5] [$2,700]; 5. W20-Greg Wilson [23] [$2,500]; 6. 83X-Tim Shaffer [22] [$2,200]; 7. 7S-Jason Sides [19] [$2,000]; 8. 6-Kraig Kinser [16] [$1,800]; 9. 7-Craig Dollansky [13] [$1,600]; 10. 91-Cody Darrah [7] [$1,450]; 11. 2-Dale Blaney [12] [$1,300]; 12. 7TW-Brandon Wimmer [15] [$1,200]; 13. 27-Daryn Pittman [10] [$1,100]; 14. 63-Chad Kemenah [4] [$1,000]; 15. 2M-Dustin Daggett [24] [$950]; 16. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [18] [$900]; 17. 49-Brad Sweet [21] [$850]; 18. 89G-David Gravel [20] [$750]; 19. 11-Steve Kinser [2] [$725]; 20. 14-Jason Meyers [3] [$700]; 21. 6M-Jac Haudenschild [17] [$700]; 22. 2B-Ben Gregg [14] [$700]; 23. 6R-Bill Rose [25] [$]; 24. 92-Kerry Madsen [6] [$700]; 25. 1-Sammy Swindell [9] [$700]. Lap leaders: Joey Saldana 1-13, 21-30; Donny Schatz 14-20. KSE Hard Charger Award: W20-Greg Wilson [+18].

Qualifying – 1. 63-Chad Kemenah, 13.138; 2. 9-Joey Saldana, 13.307; 3. 14-Jason Meyers, 13.314; 4. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr., 13.352; 5. 2-Dale Blaney, 13.391; 6. 7-Craig Dollansky, 13.397; 7. 11-Steve Kinser, 13.409; 8. 83-Paul McMahan, 13.412; 9. 91-Cody Darrah, 13.427; 10. 92-Kerry Madsen, 13.432; 11. 2B-Ben Gregg, 13.460; 12. 1-Sammy Swindell, 13.465; 13. 27-Daryn Pittman, 13.466; 14. 7TW-Brandon Wimmer, 13.471; 15. 15-Donny Schatz, 13.499; 16. 6-Kraig Kinser, 13.520; 17. 6M-Jac Haudenschild, 13.536; 18. 5W-Lucas Wolfe, 13.546; 19. 7S-Jason Sides, 13.551; 20. 89G-David Gravel, 13.551; 21. 49-Brad Sweet, 13.559; 22. 83X-Tim Shaffer, 13.560; 23. 10-Brad Haudenschild, 13.573; 24. W20-Greg Wilson, 13.590; 25. 7L-Darren Long, 13.606; 26. 6R-Bill Rose, 13.631; 27. 71M-Paul May, 13.688; 28. 97-Dean Jacobs, 13.728; 29. 2M-Dustin Daggett, 13.733; 30. 9X-Brandon Martin, 13.775; 31. 22-Cole Duncan, 13.777; 32. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 13.795; 33. 45-Rob Chaney, 13.803; 34. 12-Jared Ridge, 13.809; 35. 35-Ronnie Blair, 13.889; 36. 60-Kory Crabtree, 14.252; 37. 35N-Wes McGlumphy, 14.261; 38. 34-Luke Hall, 14.274; 39. 32-Chase Stockton, 14.348.

Heat 1 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 27-Daryn Pittman [1]; 2. 91-Cody Darrah [2]; 3. 63-Chad Kemenah [4]; 4. 6M-Jac Haudenschild [5]; 5. 2-Dale Blaney [3]; 6. 49-Brad Sweet [6]; 7. 2M-Dustin Daggett [8]; 8. 7L-Darren Long [7]; 9. 35N-Wes McGlumphy [10]; 10. 45-Rob Chaney [9].

Heat 2 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [4]; 2. 92-Kerry Madsen [2]; 3. 7TW-Brandon Wimmer [1]; 4. 7-Craig Dollansky [3]; 5. 83X-Tim Shaffer [6]; 6. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [5]; 7. 9X-Brandon Martin [8]; 8. 12-Jared Ridge [9]; 9. 34-Luke Hall [10]; 10. 6R-Bill Rose [7].

Heat 3 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 15-Donny Schatz [1]; 2. 11-Steve Kinser [3]; 3. 14-Jason Meyers [4]; 4. 2B-Ben Gregg [2]; 5. 7S-Jason Sides [5]; 6. 10-Brad Haudenschild [6]; 7. 71M-Paul May [7]; 8. 22-Cole Duncan [8]; 9. 35-Ronnie Blair [9]; 10. 32-Chase Stockton [10].

Heat 4 – (8 Laps – Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 1-Sammy Swindell [2]; 2. 83-Paul McMahan [3]; 3. 6-Kraig Kinser [1]; 4. W20-Greg Wilson [6]; 5. 15H-Sam Hafertepe Jr. [4]; 6. 89G-David Gravel [5]; 7. 97-Dean Jacobs [7]; 8. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [8]; 9. 60-Kory Crabtree [9].

Dash – (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 10 starting positions of A-feature) – 1. 9-Joey Saldana [3]; 2. 11-Steve Kinser [1]; 3. 14-Jason Meyers [2]; 4. 63-Chad Kemenah [4]; 5. 83-Paul McMahan [5]; 6. 92-Kerry Madsen [7]; 7. 91-Cody Darrah [6]; 8. 15-Donny Schatz [10]; 9. 1-Sammy Swindell [8]; 10. 27-Daryn Pittman [9].

B-Main – (12 Laps – Top 4 finishers transfer to the A-feature) – 1. 89G-David Gravel [2] [-]; 2. 2M-Dustin Daggett [9] [-]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3] [-]; 4. 5W-Lucas Wolfe [1] [-]; 5. 71M-Paul May [7] [$200]; 6. 45-Rob Chaney [13] [$180]; 7. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [12] [$175]; 8. 22-Cole Duncan [11] [$160]; 9. 60-Kory Crabtree [16] [$150]; 10. 35-Ronnie Blair [15] [$150]; 11. 12-Jared Ridge [14] [$150]; 12. 32-Chase Stockton [19] [$150]; 13. 35N-Wes McGlumphy [17] [$150]; 14. 7L-Darren Long [5] [$150]; 15. 9X-Brandon Martin [10] [$150]; 16. 10-Brad Haudenschild [4] [$150]; 17. 34-Luke Hall [18] [$150]; 18. 97-Dean Jacobs [8] [$150]; 19. 6R-Bill Rose [6] [$150].