Outlaws Invade Vegas!
World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars Set to Wave Green Flag on Massive Racing and Convention Week in March at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
LAS VEGAS – Aug. 23, 2013 – The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series will return to The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Wednesday and Thursday, March 5-6, 2014, to launch Las Vegas’ biggest annual week of racing.
The special mid-week dates open the NASCAR week at the multi-track complex that has become a popular destination for race fans in early March. The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars will race in complete programs each night with support divisions including non-wing sprints, modifieds and late models making the perfect launch to a huge Vegas week.
Plus, for the first time, the event also coincides with CONEXPO (www.conexpoconagg.com), a massive international showcase for the construction industry with more than 130,000 people expected to attend.
The two full shows will mark the 17th year the 900-horsepower World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars have raced at the Las Vegas half-mile dirt oval, with five-time Outlaw champion Donny Schatz posting his seventh victory earlier this season to lead the all-time Outlaw win list at the track.
For the first time, reserved seats are available for this two-day event and will go on sale at 9 a.m. EDT on Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or calling 877-395-8606. Money-saving, two-day reserved ticket packages will be available and will include a free fan pit pass if purchased in advance
The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway is just minutes from the world famous Vegas Strip, with world-class casinos, hotels and shopping. The two-day event will be the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series only visit to Vegas in 2014.
No doubt, the week could be one of the biggest in Vegas history so fans shouldn’t delay making plans to see “The Greatest Show on Dirt” in one of its most unique settings.
The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway record: 13.719 seconds was established by Danny Lasoski on March 4, 2004.
Previous World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series winners at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway:
2013 – Donny Schatz on March 6, Tim Kaeding on March 7
2012 – Tim Kaeding on March 8
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
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.