Merritt Date Sets Up Michigan Weekend

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Merritt Speedway’s New Ownership Inks World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event On Sat., Aug. 17

Northern Michigan Track Will Host National Tour For Third Consecutive Season

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 30, 2013 – With new ownership in place, Merritt Speedway in Lake City, Mich., will host the World of Outlaws Late Model Series for the third consecutive season on Sat., Aug. 17, track and series officials announced on Wednesday.

A 50-lap A-Main paying $10,000 to win will headline the late-summer program at the three-eighths-mile oval, which once again anchors a weekend WoO LMS doubleheader in the Wolverine State. The renowned full-fender circuit previously inked an Aug. 16 date at Winston Speedway in Rothbury, Mich.

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Lanigan Ready To Defend Title

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Lanigan Ready To Pick Up Where He Left Off Last Year On World of Outlaws Late Model Series

Defending Champ Has Plenty Of Motivation, Including Bid For Elusive WoO Victory During UNOH DIRTcar Nationals by Summit

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 29, 2013 – Think Darrell Lanigan spent some time kicking back to savor his spectacular 2012 World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship season?

Well, guess again. The ultra-competitive superstar from Union, Ky., basically put his record-smashing season in his rearview mirror as soon as he picked up his $100,000 points-fund check at the national tour’s awards ceremony in early November.

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2013 WoO LMS Rookies

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Three Up-And-Coming Drivers Approved As Contenders For 2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookie of the Year

Bagley, Wells & Wood Prepping For National Tour’s Season Opener Feb. 8-9 At Georgia’s Screven Motor Speedway (above photos courtesy DirtonDirt.com)

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 25, 2013 – Three up-and-coming young drivers have been approved as contenders for the 2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookie of the Year Award Presented by ButlerBuilt, series officials announced on Friday.

Morgan Bagley of Longview, Texas, Eric Wells of Hazard, Ky., and Dillon Wood of New Smyrna Beach, Fla., will carry rookie status when the national tour kicks off its 2013 schedule on Feb. 8-9 with the ‘Winter Freeze’ doubleheader at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, Ga. The trio’s season-opening burst of events with the World of Outlaws will also include the Bubba Army Late Model Winter Nationals on Feb. 15-17 at Bubba Raceway Park in Ocala, Fla., and the 42nd UNOH DIRTcar Nationals Presented by Summit Racing Equipment on Feb. 21-23 at Volusia Speedway Park in Barberville, Fla.

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Buckeye 100 At Wayne County

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Anticipation Beginning To Build For World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Buckeye 100’ April 12-13 At NAPA Wayne County Speedway

Advance Reserved Seat Tickets To Historic Event Set To Go On Sale January 28

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ORRVILLE, OH – Jan. 18, 2013 – The 2013 racing campaign will begin in unprecedented fashion at NAPA Auto Parts Wayne County Speedway.

A blockbuster weekend headlined by the World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Buckeye 100’ is set for April 12-13 at Wayne County, providing fans and racers from Ohio and neighboring states a new early-season tradition in the Midwest.

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Duck River, Fonda Land Dates

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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Adds 2013 Dates At Duck River Raceway Park & Fonda Speedway

Stop At Tennessee’s Duck River (pictured) Set For March 24, New York’s Fonda Hosts Tour On June 19

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Jan. 11, 2013 – The record-breaking 2013 World of Outlaws Late Model Series schedule continued its expansion Friday with the announcement of first-ever visits to Duck River Raceway Park in Wheel, Tenn., and Fonda (N.Y.) Speedway.

Duck River is set to host the WoO LMS on Sun., March 24 – anchoring a tripleheader weekend that also includes events in Arkansas and Mississippi – while Fonda’s date on Wed., June 19, will kick off an early-summer swing through the Northeast for the national tour. Both tracks will present 50-lap A-Mains paying $10,000 to win.

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• WoO LMS Pre-Season Media Poll

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Richards Edges McCreadie For Top Spot In Fifth Annual World of Outlaws Late Model Series Pre-Season Media Poll

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Feb. 8, 2012 – The verdict is in: if Josh Richards focuses on the 2012 World of Outlaws Late Model Series, he’s the favorite to win the national tour’s $100,000 championship.

That’s the caveat to the fifth annual WoO LMS Pre-Season Media Poll, which was topped by the sensational young talent from Shinnston, W.Va., for the fourth consecutive year.

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• MI’s Berlin Raceway Covering Pavement With Dirt For WoO LMS 100

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Down & Dirty: Michigan’s Berlin Raceway Covering Pavement With Clay For World of Outlaws Late Model Series Weekend On Sept. 21-22

Huge 100-lap, $20,000-To-Win Event Will Return Showplace Oval To Its Dirt-Track Roots

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

MARNE, MI – Jan. 20, 2012 – Berlin Raceway is going to get down and dirty in 2012.

Harkening back to the famed facility’s beginnings as a dirt track six decades ago, the new management team of the Michigan speedway has announced plans to cover the 7/16th-mile oval’s asphalt surface with a layer of clay for a spectacular season-ending program featuring the renowned World of Outlaws Late Model Series.

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• Huge Memorial Day Weekend ‘Bonanza’ At Tyler County Speedway

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Tyler County Speedway Unveils Details Of Mega-Money Memorial Day Weekend ‘Bullring Bonanza’

Unique Event Features $150,000 World of Outlaws Late Model Series ‘Jackpot 100,’ Raffle Offering Over Half-Million Dollars In Cash & Prizes

MIDDLEBOURNE, WV – Jan. 6, 2012 – Tyler County Speedway already hosts the ‘Black Diamond 125,’ a Labor Day weekend World of Outlaws Late Model Series spectacular that’s become known as the “coolest crown jewel on the planet.”

This year the quarter-mile Mountaineer State oval will add another blockbuster to its schedule, unveiling the Memorial Day weekend ‘Bullring Bonanza’ that promises to be the most unique event dirt-track racing has ever seen.

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• Facts, Figures & Stats: A Final Look Back At 2011

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A Final Look Back: Facts, Figures & Statistical Notes From The 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Dec. 31, 2011 – As the new year arrives, here’s a final look back at facts, figures and statistical notes from the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series….

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Rick Eckert’s seven-year pursuit of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series title finally ended in 2011 – with a thoroughly dramatic finish, no less.

The only thing surprising about the York, Pa., star’s accomplishment, of course, was that it took him so long to etch his name on the national tour’s championship trophy.

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