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Checkered Past: Boxing Day

December 26 in Germany, Poland and Sweden is St. Stephen’s Day. December 26 in Australia, New Zealand and Canada is Boxing Day. The post-Christmas tradition of boxing gifts to the needy began in the Middle Ages and became a British proxy around 1830. It has evolved into celebration of discounted merchandise not unlike “Black Friday” … Read more

Checkered Past: Raising Kahne

Kasey Kahne Racing is a steamroller. For a third straight season, this battalion from Mooresville, North Carolina, has flattened all title opposition. In its 18-year existence, KKR has collected 206 World of Outlaws Feature victories with reigning king Brad Sweet (74), Joey Saldana (67), first champ Daryn Pittman (47), Cody Darrah (6), Paul McMahan (5) … Read more

Checkered Past: Outlaw Owner

The World of Outlaws has long served the bold. It needs drivers bold enough to aim at concrete walls without lifting. It requires mechanics willing to sacrifice time with family to barnstorm car washes and truck stops. And promoters bold enough to challenge Mother Nature every weekend. Then there are car owners, the sport’s most … Read more

TURNING 50: Sprint Cars Continue Key Role In DIRTcar Nationals History

While Sprint Cars didn’t grace Volusia Speedway Park until 1981, they had a key role in the growth of the Florida track and a strong presence during the 50 years of the DIRTcar Nationals. The speedway started life as a sandy quarter-mile track in Barberville, FL, before Benny Corbin, a Sprint Car driver with a … Read more

OIL IN THE VEINS: Joey Saldana’s Passion for World of Outlaws Racing Still Strong

Looking back on his 18-year World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series career, with 105 wins, Joey Saldana is satisfied. To him, it’s a respectable career and said he’s happy with it. However, there’s reluctance in his voice when saying “happy.” At 48-years-old, he won’t say he’s retired from full-time World of Outlaws … Read more

Hall-of-Famers & Heroes Recall Memorable Races Friday & Saturday on DIRTVision

CONCORD, NC — It’s a Hall-of-Fame Friday and Summer-of-Money Saturday this weekend on DIRTVision presented by Drydene when some of Dirt Track Racing’s most popular drivers come together to recall a few of their most memorable World of Outlaws races. First up tonight at 7 pm ET presented by Morton Buildings, the comedy duo of … Read more

Joey Saldana Reflects on Driving the JJR 41 at Lakeside Speedway in the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout

Joey Saldana Reflects on Driving the JJR 41 at Lakeside Speedway in the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout

KANSAS CITY, KS. — October 16, 2018 — Joey Saldana has a number of similar character traits to the late Jason Johnson. First and foremost, Saldana is a family man, just as Johnson was. The native of Brownsburg, IN, also has a deep competitive fire and passion for the sport of sprint car racing. Both of those were mantras of Johnson’s as well. Saldana is also very humble, just as Johnson was throughout his career.

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Eagle Raceway always Special for Saldana

Home away from Home

Eagle Raceway always Special for Joey Saldana

EAGLE, NE — June 8, 2017 —Indiana is home for Joey Saldana, but for the rest his family, Nebraska is where they originally hail from. Lincoln to be exact. That makes visiting the Cornhusker state always special for the second-generation driver, especially when he gets the chance to compete at Eagle Raceway.

Saldana and his fellow World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series competitors will return to Eagle Raceway for the first time since 2012 on Tuesday, June 13 for the running of the Eagle Nationals.

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Saldana Wants Win 100 at Thunderbowl


Joey Saldana looks to add another World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win at Thunderbowl Raceway on March 17 & 18

by Gary Thomas

TULARE, CA – March 8, 2017 — Throughout the years, one of the more accomplished World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series drivers at Thunderbowl Raceway has been Brownsburg, Indiana’s Joey Saldana, who returns to the track on March 17 and 18 aboard the Stenhouse Jr./ Wood Racing No. 17 Sprinter.

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