World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at a Glance

Thunderbowl Raceway

TULARE, Calif. – March 11, 2013 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is set to make its debut in California this weekend with a doubleheader at the famed Thunderbowl Raceway.

The hottest driver on the series right now is championship points leader Daryn Pittman, who became the first repeat winner of the season last Saturday. However, Pittman has yet to pick up a World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at the third-mile track.

In 14 races since 2003, Joey Saldana leads the Outlaws with four victories at Thunderbowl Raceway. Californian Tim Kaeding, who won last season’s event, has two wins while other expectant entries of Jason Meyers, Jac Haudenschild, Donny Schatz, Sammy Swindell and Steve Kinser have each claimed one victory.

WHEN

Friday and Saturday, March 15-16, at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with hot laps set for 5 p.m. and qualifying at 6 p.m. each night.

WHERE

Thunderbowl Raceway is located on the Tulare Fairgrounds at the corners of Bardsley and K Street, near 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue in Tulare, Calif. Click on the link for a map (http://mapq.st/YA9Gg6).

TICKETS

For ticket information, visit ThunderbowlRaceway.com or call 559-688-0909.

ON THE INTERNET

World of Outlaws — WoOsprint.com

Thunderbowl Raceway —ThunderbowlRaceway.com

Dirt Radio Network — DIRTVision.com

ABOUT THE TRACK

Thunderbowl Raceway is a semi-banked, third-mile oval. The track record of 12.651 seconds was established by Tim Kaeding on March 5, 2010.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature Winners at Thunderbowl Raceway:

2012 – Tim Kaeding on March 16

2011 – Joey Saldana on March 19

2010 – Jason Meyers on March 5, Joey Saldana on March 6

2009 – Randy Hannagan on March 20, Joey Saldana on March 21

2008 – Jac Haudenschild on Oct. 18

2007 – Joey Saldana on Feb. 23, Tim Kaeding on Feb. 24, Donny Schatz on Oct. 13

2005 – Tim Shaffer on Feb. 25, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 15

2004 – Terry McCarl on Nov. 1

2003 – Steve Kinser on Sept. 2

THIRD-MILE WINNERS

There have been no races on a third-mile track this season. In 2012, there were seven World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series features on that size of a track this season. The winners were: Sammy Swindell – 2 (Eagle Raceway on Sept. 19 and Merced Speedway on March 30); Craig Dollansky – 1 (Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Oct. 13); Tim Kaeding – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16); Kraig Kinser – 1 (Beaver Dam Raceway on July 7); Kerry Madsen – 1 (Willamette Speedway on Sept. 3) and Jason Sides – 1 (Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 on Oct. 13).

DRIVER INFO

The following World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series drivers maintain websites:

Cody Darrah – CodyDarrah.com

Craig Dollansky – DollanskyRacing.com

Chad Kemenah – ChadKemenah.com

Kraig Kinser – KraigKinser.com

Steve Kinser – SteveKinser.com

Kerry Madsen – KenericRacing.com

Daryn Pittman – DarynPittman.com

Bill Rose – BillRoseRacing.com

Joey Saldana – JoeySaldanaRacing.com

Donny Schatz – DonnySchatz.com

Jason Sides – SidesMotorsports.com

Sammy Swindell – SwindellMotorsports.citymaker.com

For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

NEWS & NOTES

Feature winners:Daryn Pittman – 2 (Tucson International Raceway on March 9 and Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15); Tim Kaeding – 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 7); Danny Lasoski – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17); Terry McCarl – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16) and Donny Schatz – 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6).

Tune In: Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series events on the DIRT Radio Network, with a number of events throughout the season being featured on the DIRTVision Cybercast. Visit DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features.

Live Updates Online: Check out the Official World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also 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 inaugural World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series event at the Stockton 99 Dirt Track in Stockton, Calif., is set for Friday, March 22, with the Mini Gold Cup at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., on Saturday, March 23.

2013 STAT ATTACK

There have been 6 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature events this season.

A-Feature Winners (5 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 2

2 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 1

   – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

   – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

   – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

Total Laps Led (9 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Laps

1 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 41

2 – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 30

3 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 27

4 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 23

5 – CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio – 21

6 – KYLE LARSON, Elk Grove, Calif. – 10

   – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 10

8 – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 9

   – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 9

Pole Positions (6 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 – STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

   – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

   – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 1

   – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

   – JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 1

   – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 1

Hard Charger Award (4 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – H.C. Awards

1 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 3

2 – DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 1

   – KYLE LARSON, Elk Grove, Calif. – 1

   – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 1

Time Trial leaders (3 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick Times

1 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 3

2 – LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. – 2

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

Bonus Points Earned (13 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Points

1 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 26

2 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 16

3 – LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. – 10

4 – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 8

5 – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 6

6 – CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio – 5

7 – KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 4

   – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 4

9 – BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. – 3

   – DANNY HOLTGRAVER, Pittsburg, Pa. – 3

11 – JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 2

   – BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 2

13 – CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 1

Heat Race Winners (18 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 3

2 – JUSTIN HENDERSON, Sioux Falls, S.D. – 2

   – WAYNE JOHNSON, Knoxville, Iowa – 2

   – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 2

5 – BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. – 1

   – STEVE BUCKWALTER, Royersford, Pa. – 1

   – LANCE DEWEASE, Fayetteville, Pa. – 1

   – CRAIG DOLLANSKY, Elk River, Minn. – 1

   – SAM HAFERTEPE JR., Sunnyvale, Texas – 1

   – DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

   – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 1

   – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

   – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 1

   – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Okla. – 1

   – JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 1

   – GLENN STYRES, Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada – 1

   – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 1

   – BROOKE TATNELL, San Souci, New South Wales, Australia – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (5 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 2

2 – CHAD KEMENAH, Findlay, Ohio – 1

   – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 1

   – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 1

   – LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg Pa. – 1

Dash Draw Selection (6 Races)

Number – Times Picked

4 – 0

6 – 3

8 – 3

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Winnings

1 – Daryn Pittman, Owasso, Okla. – $30,900

2 – Donny Schatz, Minot, N.D. – $20,200

3 – Jason Sides, Bartlett, Tenn. – $17,500

4 – Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, Ind. – $13,600

5 – Kraig Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – $10,275

6 – Chad Kemenah, Findlay, Ohio – $10,150

7 – Sammy Swindell, Germantown, Tenn. – $9,500

8 – Cody Darrah, Red Lion, Pa. – $8,600

9 – Craig Dollansky, Elk River, Minn. – $8,550

10 – Kerry Madsen, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – $7,375

11 – Steve Kinser, Bloomington, Ind. – $6,250

12 – Bill Rose, Plainfield, Ind. – $300

2013 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2013)

1. / Friday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Daryn Pittman (1)

2. / Saturday, Feb. 16 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Terry McCarl (1)

3. / Sunday, Feb. 17 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Danny Lasoski (1)

4. / Wednesday, March 6 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas / Las Vegas, Nev. / Donny Schatz (1)

5. / Thursday, March 7 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas / Las Vegas, Nev. / Tim Kaeding (1)

6. / Saturday, March 9 / Tucson International Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Daryn Pittman (2)

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Points Standings through March 9

Pos.

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

Top 5

Top 10

QT

1

Daryn Pittman

856

0

2

4

5

0

2

Jason Sides

818

-38

0

2

5

0

3

Donny Schatz

808

-48

1

2

5

0

4

Paul McMahan

802

-54

0

2

3

3

5

Joey Saldana

794

-62

0

2

3

0

6

Sammy Swindell

772

-84

0

1

2

0

7

Kraig Kinser

766

-90

0

1

3

0

8

Kerry Madsen

760

-96

0

1

2

0

T9

Craig Dollansky

756

-100

0

0

2

1

T9

David Gravel

756

-100

0

1

3

0

11

Cody Darrah

755

-101

0

0

3

0

12

Chad Kemenah

743

-113

0

1

1

0

13

Steve Kinser

706

-150

0

0

1

0

14

Danny Lasoski

642

-214

1

1

2

0

15

Sam Hafertepe Jr.

634

-222

0

0

1

0

16

Greg Wilson

559

-297

0

0

0

0

17

Terry McCarl

549

-307

1

1

1

0

18

Tim Kaeding

432

-424

1

3

3

0

19

Bill Rose

416

-440

0

0

0

0

20

Brian Brown

405

-451

0

1

2

0

The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series is brought to fans across the country by many important sponsors and partners, including: American Racing Custom Wheels (Official Custom Wheel), Armor All (Official Car Care Products), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), KMC (Official Custom Truck Wheel), University of Northwestern Ohio, VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel), Vicci (Official Apparel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, Klotz Synthetic Lubricants,KSE Racing Products, MSD Ignitions, Penske Shocks and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Fuel Safe, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo, TNT Rescue and Winters Performance.