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2024 Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary of World of Outlaws Late Model Revival, Significance of Dirty Dozen 

Richards, Bloomquist, Francis, Eckert, and McDowell recall forming and racing in the revival year of the World of Outlaws Late Model Series   This year marks the World of Outlaws Late Model Series’ 23rd year of competition, but also a significant anniversary. 2024 is the 20-year anniversary of when the World of Outlaws Late Models … Read more

1HUDDY: O’Neal gets first World of Outlaws win, becomes 100th Series winner; McCreadie awarded Big Gator

When the smoke settled, spectators were left in awe of another historic rocket sighting in Florida. They weren’t looking to the sky, though. The mesmerizing visual took place in Barberville, FL with the “rocket” landing on the front stretch of Volusia Speedway Park Saturday night. While hearts around the track took a breath to ease … Read more

REACHING THE PEAK: Sheppard Holds Off Erb at Atomic, Ties Richards for Most World of Outlaws Wins

Sheppard wins at Atomic

Actor Tom Hiddleston once said, “You keep putting one foot in front of the other, and then one day you look back, and you’ve climbed a mountain.” Since 2012, and his first Series victory at Belle-Clair Speedway, Brandon Sheppard has climbed the World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Late Model Series Mountain. He finally reached … Read more

CHAMPIONSHIP TANDEM: Sheppard, Schatz form Late Model bond; speak on Friendship

Brandon Sheppard and Donny Schatz

Legendary car builder Henry Ford once said, “If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself.” Donny Schatz and Brandon Sheppard are no strangers to success—reaching the World of Outlaws’ pinnacle multiple times. While the two champions have built success on their own, they’re also making it together… And it all started … Read more

Q&A EXCLUSIVE: Brandon Sheppard Reflects on 2021 Championship Season, Looks Ahead to 2022

Brandon Sheppard in Victory Lane at Red Cedar

With the Rocket1 Racing team, the goal is the moon. When Brandon Sheppard was tapped to be the full-time pilot on the World of Outlaws Late Model tour in 2017, he made it there in record time. The New Berlin, IL driver, became the second driver to win four Series championships in 2021—on the strength … Read more

RETURN OF THE ROCKET MAN: Josh Richards excited for World of Outlaws comeback

A new – yet familiar – challenge awaits Josh Richards in 2022. The four-time World of Outlaws Late Models Series champion, of Shinnston, WV, returns full-time to the Series he dominated the stats sheets in for years. However, with less than 40 days until the 2022 season-opening race during the Sunshine Nationals at Volusia Speedway … Read more

HERE COMES THE BOOM: Briggs looks ahead to NGK/NTK World Finals milestone

Boom Briggs races at Circle City

A significant milestone awaits World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Model veteran Boom Briggs at the Dirt Track at Charlotte during the NGK/NTK World Finals Nov. 4-6. The Bear Lake, PA driver, is expected to make his 300th World of Outlaws start on Friday, Nov. 5—a milestone Briggs stated he couldn’t reach without the support … Read more

SMOKE RISING: Madden’s consistency sets him up for title run

Chris Madden

When you look at the top of the World of Outlaws Morton Buildings Late Models standings, there’s no surprise. Three-time defending champion Brandon Sheppard is #1 – literally. Second place, however, might raise an eyebrow. Not because of the driver. Because of his starts and proximity to Sheppard. Chris Madden has risen to second in … Read more


[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In Episode 8 we look ahead to this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway. Rocket Chassis owner Mark Richards joins us to talk about the unique challenges for Late Models at The Last Great Colosseum; Andy Durham of Durham Racing Engines joins us to talk about the wear and tear on engines, and Bobby PierceRead more

TITLE TOWN: Richards & Rocket Extend Dynasty with 7th Outlaws Championship

Teamwork makes the dream work. There’s no “I” in team. The cliches run on and on, but they all ring true for Rocket1 Racing. A five-headed monster since coming together in late 2016, this modern-day dynasty built by Mark Richards in Shinnston, West Virginia is simply incomparable. This week, while Brandon Sheppard earned his third … Read more

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