FALS-Y DEBUT: Cardwell Collects Win #3 in First Series Stop at Fairbury

On a night with major championship implications, Hayden Cardwell rose to the occasion—and Kendal Tucker’s quest for the winner’s circle will have to wait another week. Cardwell scored his series-leading third victory of the 2020 iRacing World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model World Championship at Fairbury American Legion Speedway on Monday night, denying Tucker … Read more

6/4/19 – Fairbury Speedway

NOS Energy Drink Feature (40 Laps) – 1. 57-Kyle Larson [6][$10,000]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [3][$5,500]; 3. 2M-Kerry Madsen [4][$3,200]; 4. 2-Carson Macedo [10][$2,800]; 5. 11K-Kraig Kinser [12][$2,500]; 6. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [17][$2,300]; 7. 15-Donny Schatz [5][$2,200]; 8. 19-Brent Marks [9][$2,100]; 9. 5-Shane Stewart [22][$2,050]; 10. 21-Brian Brown [7][$2,000]; 11. 17B-Bill Balog [2][$1,500]; 12. 1S-Logan Schuchart [11][$1,200]; … Read more

Looking Ahead to the 2019 Schedule

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2018 marquee events are back in 2019, in addition to a new race at Sharon Speedway

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 19, 2018 – The 2019 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series tour will feature some of the biggest fan-favorite events in Dirt Late Model racing. While the full schedule will be released in early December, series officials are eager to share a series of monthly destination events, including a new, two-day Labor Day weekend race at Sharon Speedway in Hartford, Ohio.

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Matt Curl Acquires Fairbury American Legion Speedway

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Curl Adds ‘Track Owner’ to His Titles

Fairbury American Legion Selling Majority Stake of the Speedway

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 6, 2018 — World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Director Matt Curl — former promoter of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) and longtime Fairbury resident — will soon add Track Owner to his bio as he acquires a majority share of his beloved quarter-mile oval. Tonight, the American Legion made the official announcement to the Fairbury Fair Board, which will be realigned as a pivotal step toward a new arrangement that will position Curl at the helm.

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CBS Sports Network Shows Air Sundays from October 21

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World of Outlaws Shows Will Air Sundays on CBS Sports Network from October 21 through December 23

CONCORD, NC — Sept. 30, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model and Sprint Car Series are excited to announce this year’s television partnership with the CBS Sports Network is set to commence next month, on October 21, with the airing of the 2018 Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway.

The World of Outlaws and the DIRTvision production team worked with National Speed Sport News to produce eight hours of television, including shows from the Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway (OH), the Prairie Dirt Classic at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL) — televised to a national audience for the first time ever — and the World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Can-Am at The Dirt Track at Charlotte (NC).

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Moran Scores Biggest Career Win at Prairie Dirt Classic

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Devin Moran Pockets over $30,000 Winning 29th Annual Prairie Dirt Classic

2017 Rookie of the Year scores biggest win of his career

FAIRBURY, IL — July 28, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series headlined one of the most prestigious races in the country on Friday and Saturday night: the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway, located northeast of Bloomington in Fairbury, IL, served as host to the 100-lap Feature, paying $30,000 to win. Fans cheered as a rising star emerged victorious with the biggest win of his career. 2017 World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year Devin Moran passed defending Series Champion and defending Prairie Dirt Classic winner Brandon Sheppard for the final time with 21 laps to go to secure the big payday.  

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07/28/18 – Fairbury American Legion Speedway

FAIRBURY, IL — July 28, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series headlined one of the most prestigious races in the country; the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic presented by Bank of Pontiac. The fast quarter-mile of Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL), located northeast of Bloomington in Fairbury, IL on Friday-Saturday, July 27-28th served as hosts as the 100-lap main paying $30,000 to win would see a rising star emerge victorious with his first major victory of his career. The 2017 Outlaws Rookie of the Year, 23-year-old  Devin Moran passed defending series champion and defending race winner, Brandon Sheppard for the final time with 21 laps to go to secure the big payday.

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Simpson, Sheppard, Moran, Babb Grab Qualifier Wins at Prairie Dirt Classic

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Simpson, Sheppard, Moran & Babb Grab Showdown Qualifier Wins at Prairie Dirt Classic

$30,000 is on the line in the 29th annual race on Saturday

FAIRBURY, IL — July 27, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series traveled to Fairbury American Legion Speedway (FALS) for the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC) presented by Bank of Pontiac. Racing action kicked off on Friday, July 27 with four 25-lap World of Outlaws Showdown Qualifier Features paying $2,500 to win and $200 to start apiece, setting part of the field for Saturday’s 100-lap, $30,000-to-win main event of the weekend. 

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07/27/18 – Fairbury American Legion Speedway

FAIRBURY, IL — July 27, 2018 — Racing action kicked off at Fairbury American Legion Speedway (IL) for the 29th annual Prairie Dirt Classic (PDC) presented by Bank of Pontiac with four 25-lap World of Outlaws “Showdown” Qualifier Features. Chris Simpson, defending Series Champion Brandon Sheppard, reigning Rookie of the Year Devin Moran, and three-time PDC winner Shannon Babb all collected $2,500 apiece for winning their respective Showdowns. With 61 teams on the property, the highest car count of the season, the Qualifiers set part of the field for Saturday’s 100-lap, $30,000-to-win main event.

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Farley & Davenport Iowa Races Flank the Wild West Shootout II

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Iowa Visits Flank Wild West Shootout (Take II) Road Trip

State of Iowa starts and ends second Wild West Shootout trip with Davenport (July 24th) and Farley (August 6th)

CONCORD, NC — July 20, 2018 — With the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series making its way through the midwestern United States, the premier drivers in the dirt Late Model world continue one of the closest points battles to date. With two upcoming visits to the state of Iowa, defending Series Champion Brandon Sheppard is hoping that his July 7 victory at Dubuque Speedway — the Series’ only other appearance in the Hawkeye State — will propel the New Berlin, IL standout up the points rung.

Sheppard trails Chris Madden by just 12 points for second in the standings and is 34 back of current points leader Mike Marlar. With two more races in Iowa, Sheppard is hoping that previous success earlier in the month of July will carry over and build some much-needed momentum.

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