World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars at a Glance: Texas Outlaw Nationals presented by American Racing Custom Wheels

A long-awaited return to Devil’s Bowl Speedway becomes reality this weekend

MESQUITE, Texas – April 16, 2014 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series last took to Devil’s Bowl Speedway in 2003. This Friday and Saturday, the series returns to the unique half-mile where it all began in 1978.

In addition to all of the action on the track, the Texas Outlaw Nationals presented by American Racing Custom Wheels will feature a reunion of racers from throughout the history of the series. Many of the legends and hall-of-famers will be in attendance at this one-of-a-kind event, which pays $20,000-to-win and $1,000-to-start on Saturday night.

The race will also mark Steve Kinser’s last event of 2014 in the Lone Star State during his “Salute to the King” tour as he makes a final run at a 21st World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship.

WHEN

· Friday and Saturday, April 18-19, at the Devils Bowl Speedway. Racing begins at 7 p.m.

 

WHERE

· To get to Devils Bowl Speedway take US 80 East of Mesquite to the Lawson Road Exit. The speedway is three miles south on Lawson Road or take Interstate 20 East of Mesquite to the Lawson Road exit (three miles east of the I-635 interchange). The speedway is three and one-half miles north on Lawson Road. Click on the link for a map (https://goo.gl/maps/ngjxY)

 

ABOUT THE TRACK

Devil’s Bowl Speedway is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record is 13.530 seconds established by Mark Kinser April 24, 1999.

Previous winners at Devils Bowl Speedway:

2003 – Tyler Walker on March 15

2002 – Joey Saldana on March 16

2001 – Craig Dollansky on March 10, Joey Saldana on October 27

2000 – Danny Lasoski on March 11, Sammy Swindell on October 28

1999 – Danny Lasoski on April 24, Sammy Swindell on April 24 (1998 Winter Nat’ls finale), Gary Wright on October 15

1998 – Steve Kinser on March 21

1997 – Mark Kinser on March 22, Mark Kinser on October 18

1996 – Steve Kinser on March 23, Mark Kinser on October 19

1995 – Gary Wright on March 18, Stevie Smith on July 29, Gary Wright on October 21

1994 – Andy Hillenburg on March 19, Steve Kinser on July 30, Sammy Swindell on October 23

1993 – Steve Kinser on March 20, Gary Wright on July 31, Dave Blaney on October 23

1992 – Stevie Smith on March 21, Sammy Swindell on June 13, Steve Kinser on October 24

1988 – Dave Blaney on March 19, Steve Kinser on June 18

1987 – Sammy Swindell on March 15, Bobby Davis, Jr., on June 20

1986 – Bobby Allen on March 9, Sammy Swindell on June 21

1985 – Steve Kinser on March 3, Sammy Swindell on June 21

1984 – Steve Kinser on March 4, Bobby Davis, Jr., on May 4, Jeff Swindell on June 22

1983 – Doug Wolfgang on April 22, Ron Shuman on June 24

1982 – Bobby Davis, Jr., on March 20, Steve Kinser on June 25

1981 – Danny Smith on March 14, Doug Wolfgang on March 21, Ron Shuman on June 26

1980 – Doug Wolfgang on March 15, Sammy Swindell on March 22, Sammy Swindell on June 27, Sammy Swindell on September 13

1979 – Steve Kinser on March 31, Sammy Swindell on September 8

1978 – Jimmy Boyd on March 18, Sammy Swindell on September 16

 

DRIVER INFO

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

Cody Darrah – CodyDarrah.com

Tim Kaeding – TKaedingRacing.com

Kraig Kinser – KraigKinser.com

Steve Kinser – SteveKinser.com

Kerry Madsen – KenericRacing.com

Paul McMahan – PaulMcMahanRacing.com

Daryn Pittman – DarynPittman.com

Joey Saldana – JoeySaldanaRacing.com

Logan Schuchart – Shark1s.com

Donny Schatz – DonnySchatz.com

Jason Sides – SidesMotorsports.com

Brad Sweet – Bradsweetracing.com

Sammy Swindell – SwindellMotorsports.citymaker.com

For more driver information, visit: WoOsprint.com

WINNERS: Brad Sweet – 3 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 14, Tucson International Raceway on March 8 and Calistoga Speedway on April 5), Daryn Pittman – 2 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 14 and Calistoga Speedway on April 6)Donny Schatz – 2 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6) Rico Abreu – 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 15),Cody Darrah – 1 (Kings Speedway on April 11)David Gravel – 1 (Merced Speedway on March 28) Steve Kinser – 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16), Kerry Madsen – 2 (Stockton Dirt track on March 22 and El Paso Speedway Park on April 15), Paul McMahan – 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 5), Joey Saldana – 1 (Perris Auto Speedway on April 12)

 

LISTEN LIVE: 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 ONLINE UPDATES: 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 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series races into the Salina High Banks in Salina, Okla. on Friday April 25.

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship Standings

Pos.

Car

Driver

Total

Diff

Wins

T 5’s

T 10’s

QT

1

9

Daryn Pittman

2102

0

2

7

12

1

2

51

Paul McMahan

2097

-5

1

7

13

3

3

15

Donny Schatz

2096

-6

2

9

12

0

4

49

Brad Sweet

2062

-40

3

9

12

1

5

71M

Joey Saldana

2060

-42

1

8

12

7

6

29

Kerry Madsen

2031

-71

2

6

12

0

7

11

Steve Kinser

2000

-102

1

5

10

0

8

83

Tim Kaeding

1992

-110

0

3

10

0

9

4

Cody Darrah

1919

-183

1

3

9

0

10

1

Sammy Swindell

1862

-240

0

3

6

0

11

11k

Kraig Kinser

1852

-250

0

0

3

0

12

7s

Jason Sides

1769

-333

0

1

2

0

13

1S

Logan Schuchart

1593

-509

0

1

3

0

14

5W

Lucas Wolfe

1412

-690

0

0

2

0

15

24A

Rico Abreu

1390

-712

1

3

5

0

16

1Z

Jacob Allen

1238

-864

0

0

0

0

17

24

Terry McCarl

1161

-941

0

2

5

1

18

59

David Gravel

1154

-948

1

1

4

2

19

21

Brian Brown

1145

-957

0

1

2

0

20

0

Bud Kaeding

1029

-1073

0

1

2

0

 

2014 STAT ATTACK

There have been 15 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Mains this season.

Winners (10 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 3

2 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 2

– DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 2

– DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 2

4 – RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Cal. – 1

– CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 1

– DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 1

– STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

– PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 1

– JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 1

Total Laps Led (15 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Laps

1 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 57

2 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 51

3 – CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 47

4- DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 37

5 – STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 35

– BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 35

7 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 32

8 – RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Cal. – 28

9 – TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. – 26

10 – LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – 22

11 – KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. – 18

12 – DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 16

13 – BRIAN BROWN, Grain Valley, Mo. – 14

– PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 14

15 – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 7

Pole Positions (11 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Poles

1 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 3

2 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 2

3 – CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 1

– KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. – 1

– BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. – 1

– STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 1

– TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

– JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 1

– DONNY SCHATZ, Fargo, N.D. – 1

– LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – 1

– TIM SHAFFER, Aliquippa, Pa. – 1

– BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 1

Hard Charger Award (8 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – H.C. Awards

1 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 6

2 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 3

3 – RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Cal. – 1

– JOHNNY HERRERA, Albuquerque, N.M. – 1

– DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 1

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

– DARRYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 1

– JASON STATLER, Grass Valley, Calif. – 1

Time Trial leaders (6 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Quick Times

1 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 7

2 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 3

3 – DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 2

4 – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 1

– DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 1

– BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 1

Bonus Points Earned (19 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Points

1 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 53

2 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – 32

3 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 27

4 – BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 16

5 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 15

8 – DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 13

6 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 12

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

9 – RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Cal. – 6

– CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 6

11 – TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 5

12 – KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 4

– DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 4

– SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 4

15- DALE BLANEY, Hartford, Ohio – 3

– JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. – 3

– LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – 3

– TREY STARKS, Puyallup, Wash. – 3

18 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 2

– LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. – 2

Heat Race Winners (25 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 5

– BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – 5

3 – CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 4

– KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – 4

5 – RICO ABREU, St. Helena, Cal. – 3

– KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – 3

– DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – 3

8 – KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. – 2

– DANNY LASOSKI, Dover, Mo. – 2

– TERRY McCARL, Altoona, Iowa – 2

– DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – 2

– LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – 2

– JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – 2

– SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 2

15 – DAVE BLANEY, Cortland, Ohio – 1

– BRYAN CLAUSON, Noblesville, Ind. – 1

– DANNY HOLTGRAVER, Pittsburgh, Pa. – 1

– WAYNE JOHNSON, Oklahoma City, Ok. – 1

– BUD KAEDING, Campbell, Calif. – 1

– TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – 1

– BRONSON MAESCHEN, Pleasantville, Iowa – 1

– JASON MEYERS, Clovis, Calif. – 1

– DJ NETTO, Hanford, Calif. – 1

– JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – 1

– TOMMY TARLTON, Fresno, Calif. – 1

Last Chance Showdown Winners (10 Different Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Wins

1 – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – 3

2 – LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – 2

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

– CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – 1

– MIKE FARIA, Tipton, Calif. – 1

– DAVID GRAVEL, Watertown, Conn. – 1

– KYLE HIRST, Elk Grove, Calif. – 1

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

– MASON MOORE, Princeton, Calif. – 1

– LUCAS WOLFE, Mechanicsburg, Pa. – 1

Dash Draw Selection (15 Dashes)

Number – Times Picked

0 – 3

4 – 5

6 – 5

8 – 2

*Beginning on March 28 at Merced Speedway, the dash went from 10 cars to 6 cars, eliminating the possibility for the inversion to be an eight.

Feature Winnings (Platinum Drivers)

Rank – Driver, Hometown – Winnings

1 – BRAD SWEET, Grass Valley, Calif. – $57,200

2 – DONNY SCHATZ, Minot, N.D. – $53,150

3 – DARYN PITTMAN, Owasso, Ok. – $51,900

4 – PAUL McMAHAN, Hendersonville, Tenn. – $43,250

5 – JOEY SALDANA, Brownsburg, Ind. – $41,650

6 – KERRY MADSEN, St. Marys, New South Wales, Australia – $43,900

7 – STEVE KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – $41,800

8 – CODY DARRAH, Red Lion, Pa. – $33,800

9 – TIM KAEDING, San Jose, Calif. – $30,200

10 – SAMMY SWINDELL, Germantown, Tenn. – $21,600

11 – KRAIG KINSER, Bloomington, Ind. – $17,600

12 – JASON SIDES, Bartlett, Tenn. – $16,250

13 – LOGAN SCHUCHART, Hanover, Pa. – $15,440

14 – JACOB ALLEN, Hanover, Pa. – $3,570

 

2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Schedule & Winners

No. / Day, Date / Track / Location / Winner (Number of Wins in 2014)

1. Friday, Feb. 14 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Brad Sweet (1)

2. Saturday, Feb. 15 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Donny Schatz (1)

3. Sunday, Feb. 16 / Volusia Speedway Park / Barberville, Fla. / Steve Kinser (1)

4. Wednesday, March 5 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas / Las Vegas, Nev. / Paul McMahan (1)

5. Thursday, March 6 / The Dirt Track at Las Vegas / Las Vegas, Nev. / Donny Schatz (2)

6. Saturday, March 8 / Tucson International Raceway / Tucson, Ariz. / Brad Sweet (2)

7. Friday, March 14 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (1)

8. Saturday, March 15 / Thunderbowl Raceway / Tulare, Calif. / Rico Abreu (1)

9. Saturday, March 22 / Stockton Dirt Track / Stockton, Calif. / Kerry Madsen (1)

10. Friday, March 28 / Merced Speedway / Merced, Calif. / David Gravel (1)

11. Saturday, April 5 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Brad Sweet (3)

12. Sunday, April 6 / Calistoga Speedway / Calistoga, Calif. / Daryn Pittman (2)

13. Friday, April 11 / Kings Speedway / Hanford, Calif. / Cody Darrah (1)

14. Saturday, April 12 / Perris Auto Speedway / Perris, Calif. / Joey Saldana (1)

15. Tuesday, April 15 / El Paso Speedway Park / El Paso, Texas / Kerry Madsen (2)

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), Lincoln Welders (Official Welder), STP (Official Fuel Treatment), Hoosier Racing Tire (Official Tire), VP Racing Fuels (Official Racing Fuel); in addition to contingency sponsors, including: Bruce High Performance Transporters, Cometic Gasket, Comp Cams, Edelbrock, JE Pistons, KSE Racing Products, MSD, Sweet Manufacturing, and Superflow Dynos; along with manufacturer sponsors, including: ButlerBuilt, Intercomp, J&J Auto Racing, Jake’s Carts, Racing Electronics, S&S Volvo and TNT Rescue.