World of Outlaws at Salina Highbanks Speedway: By the Numbers
SALINA, Okla. — April 27, 2015 — The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series visits Salina Highbanks Speedway in Salina, Okla., for the fourth time in five years on Friday, May 1. The event will mark the series only visit of the season to Oklahoma, marking the 33rd different year that the series has visited the state, dating back to 1978. Joey Saldana is the defending race winner at Salina. The first two races at Salina Highbanks Speedway were won by Craig Dollansky in 2011 and 2013. As one of the most competitive seasons in series history continues, here are a few numbers to ponder leading up to the race.
Salina Highbanks Speedway: By the Numbers
0.375- Miles around Salina Highbanks Speedway
1- World of Outlaws champion who hails from Oklahoma- Daryn Pittman
2- Drivers from Oklahoma competing full-time with the series in 2015- Pittman and Shane Stewart
3- Previous races contested by the series at three-eighths-mile
6- Tracks in Oklahoma that the World of Outlaws have raced at over the years
9- Different winners thus far in 2015 with the series; Former Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award winners competing with the series in 2015
11.177- Track record at Salina Highbanks Speedway, established by Joey Saldana in 2013
14- Drivers competing full-time with the series in 2015
22- Drivers that have won an A-Feature event with the series in Oklahoma over the last 37 years
30- Laps tentatively scheduled for the main event on May 1
33- Different years that the World of Outlaws have raced in Oklahoma, including this year
69- Main events contested by the World of Outlaws in Oklahoma since 1978
284- Miles from Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Texas, where the World of Outlaws race on April 24–25 to Salina Highbanks Speedway in Oklahoma
1978- Year the World of Outlaws first races in Oklahoma, the same year the series was founded
2011- Year of inaugural World of Outlaws event at Salina Highbanks Speedway
10,000- Dollars that awaits the winner of the A-Feature event on May 1
Tickets for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at Salina Highbanks Speedway on Friday, May 1 can be purchased online at: http://slspromotions.ticketforce.com/salina2015
or by calling SLS Promotions at 815-344-2023 and are also for sale at participating local O’Reilly Auto Parts stores.
Fans can also take advantage of the “O’Reilly Auto Parts $5 OFF Special” and get $5 OFF when purchasing a General Admission ticket at participating O’Reilly Auto Parts Stores. The ticket buyer will exchange their O’Reilly receipt for a ticket at the Main Grandstand ticket booth on race day.
For more information on tickets, visit http://slspromotions.ticketforce.com.