(Photo by Paul Arch)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series At a Glance

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Perris Auto Speedway

CONCORD, N.C. – March 5, 2012 – After a successful season-opening event in Florida two weeks ago, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is set to make its initial quest to the West Coast this week.

Following a Thursday race under the bright lights at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, the tour will shift to Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, Calif., where it hasn’t competed since 2007. That will be the first of seven races in the Golden State during a four-weekend stretch of March.

WHEN

Thursday, March 8 at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas in Las Vegas. Front gates are scheduled to open at 4:30 p.m. with qualifying at 6 p.m.

Saturday, March 10 for the NAPA Know How SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway in Perris, Calif. Front gates are scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.

WHERE

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas is located at 7000 Las Vegas Blvd N, Las Vegas, Nev. It is approximately 17 mi. northeast of Las Vegas on I-15 (past Craig Rd.) to exit 54 (Speedway Blvd.), then head east. Click the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/jxnyg).

Perris Auto Speedway is located on the Lake Perris Fairgrounds at 18700 Lake Perris Drive, Perris, Calif. Click the link for a map (http://g.co/maps/xkhz6).

TICKETS

Tickets for The Dirt Track at Las Vegas can be purchased by clicking http://www.lvms.com/dirt/tickets.

Tickets for Perris Auto Speedway can be purchased by clicking www.WorldofOutlaws.com or calling 877-395-8606. An exclusive free fan pit pass upgrade is available with the purchase of advance reserved seating.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws — www.WorldofOutlaws.com

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas — www.lvms.com/dirt  

Perris Auto Speedway — www.perrisautospeedway.com

Dirt Radio Network — www.DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACKS

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 13.719 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on March 4, 2004.

Perris Auto Speedway is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 13.875 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on Feb. 23, 2002.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas:

2011 – Joey Saldana on March 2, Steve Kinser on March 3

2010 – Jason Meyers on Feb. 26

2009 – Donny Schatz on Feb. 26

2006 – Donny Schatz on March 9, Sammy Swindell on March 10, Donny Schatz on Oct. 28

2005 – Donny Schatz on March 11, Tim Shaffer on Oct. 22

2004 – Steve Kinser on March 5, Donny Schatz on Nov. 6

2003 – Tim Shaffer on March 1, Danny Lasoski on Nov.1

2002 – Steve Kinser on March 2, Steve Kinser on Nov. 9

2001 – Danny Lasoski on March 4, Andy Hillenburg on Nov. 3

2000 – Jac Haudenschild on March 4, Sammy Swindell on Nov. 1

1999 – Danny Lasoski on March 6, Donny Schatz on Nov. 3

1998 – Mark Kinser on Feb. 28, Mark Kinser on Nov. 5

1997 – Jeff Swindell on Feb. 7, Jeff Swindell on Nov. 5

1996 – Mark Kinser on Nov. 6

World of Outlaws A-Feature Winners at Perris Auto Speedway:

2007 – Kerry Madsen on Oct. 20

2004 – Jason Meyers on Feb. 28

2003 – Danny Lasoski on Feb. 23

2002 – Daryn Pittman on Feb. 23

2000 – Danny Lasoski on Feb. 26

1999 – Johnny Herrera on Feb. 20, Craig Dollansky on Oct. 30

1998 – Mark Kinser on Oct. 31, Mark Kinser on Oct. 31

1997 – Mark Kinser on Feb. 15, Mark Kinser on Oct. 26

1996 – Mark Kinser on Nov. 1

HALF-MILE WINNERS

The Dirt Track at Las Vegas and Perris Auto Speedway are both half-mile tracks. There have been three World of Outlaws main events on a half-mile oval this season. The winners are: DANNY LASOSKI – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18), DONNY SCHATZ – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19) and CRAIG DOLLANSKY – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19).

DRIVER INFO

The following World of Outlaws drivers maintain websites:

Cody Darrah – http://www.codydarrah.com

Craig Dollansky – http://www.dollanskyracing.com

Chad Kemenah – http://www.chadkemenah.com

Kraig Kinser – http://www.kraigkinser.com

Steve Kinser – http://www.stevekinser.com

Kerry Madsen – http://www.kerrymadsen.com

Jason Meyers – http://www.eliteracing.net

Bill Rose – http://www.billroseracing.com

Joey Saldana – http://www.joeysaldana.com

Donny Schatz – http://www.donnyschatz.com

Sammy Swindell – http://www.swindellmotorsports.citymaker.com

Lucas Wolfe – http://www.lucaswolfe.com

For more driver information, visit: www.WorldofOutlaws.com

NEWS & NOTES

Feature winners: There have been three World of Outlaws A-Feature events this season. The winners are: DANNY LASOSKI – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 18), DONNY SCHATZ – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19) and CRAIG DOLLANSKY – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 19).

Tune in: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit http://www.DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features, including updated results from each night of racing as well as a chat room to interact with other fans listening to the racing action. Also, be sure to check out the all new official Podcast of the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, Outlaws Unleashed, in the iTunes store or at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com.

On the Web: The all new Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Web site is at http://www.WorldofOutlaws.com and includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases.

Up Next: The World of Outlaws will continue its California swing with a doubleheader at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif., on March 16-17.

2012 STAT ATTACK

There have been three World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature winners (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 1

– DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

– DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

Total laps led (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Laps

1 – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 30

2 – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 25

3 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 20

Time Trial leaders (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick Times

1 – JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. – 1

– SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 1

– DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 1

Pole Positions (2 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 2

2 – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – GREG HODNETT, Memphis, Tenn. – 1

– JAC HAUDENSCHILD, Wooster, Ohio – 1

– DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 1

Hard Charger Award (## Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – H.C. Awards

1 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

– KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

– JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 1

2012 World of Outlaws Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2012)

1. / Saturday, February 18 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Danny Lasoski (1)

2. / Sunday, February 19 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. / Sunday, February 19 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Craig Dollansky (1)

World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Points Standings through Feb. 19

Pos.

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5s

Top 10s

QT

1

Donny Schatz

438

0

1

3

3

0

2

Sammy Swindell

433

-5

0

3

3

1

3

Brad Sweet

408

-30

0

1

2

0

Craig Dollansky

408

-30

1

2

2

0

5

Jason Sides

402

-36

0

1

2

0

6

Dale Blaney

401

-37

0

0

2

0

7

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

391

-47

0

0

2

0

8

Joey Saldana

391

-47

0

1

2

0

9

Danny Lasoski

389

-49

1

1

2

0

Kraig Kinser

389

-49

0

1

2

0

11

Jason Meyers

387

-51

0

1

1

1

12

David Gravel

380

-58

0

1

1

0

13

Steve Kinser

374

-64

0

0

1

0

14

Cody Darrah

367

-71

0

0

1

0

15

Brian Ellenberger

346

-92

0

0

1

0

16

Fred Rahmer

341

-97

0

0

1

0

17

Lucas Wolfe

340

-98

0

0

0

0

18

Aaron Ott

339

-99

0

0

1

0

19

Chad Kemenah

334

-104

0

0

0

0

20

Danny Smith

329

-109

0

0

1

0

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: Armor All (Official Car Care Products), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Goodyear Tires (Official Tire), UNOH, VP Racing (Official Racing Fuel), Vicci (Official Apparel) in addition to contingency sponsors Comp Cams, JE Pistons, Superflow, Wix Filters, Penske Shocks, Intercomp, MSD Ignition, Jake’s Custom Golf Carts, KSE Race Products, Racing Electronics and S&S Volvo. Engine Builders Challenge participants include Kistler Engines, Shaver Specialties and Speedway Engines. Chassis Builders Challenge participants J&J Auto Racing, Maxim Racing and XXX Race Company.