Tag: Rico Abreu

Checkered Past

Checkered Past: California Migrants

“All he does is catch touchdowns.” That was coach Buddy Ryan’s sarcastic dismissal of Cris Carter before Carter starred for someone else. Well, all that Kyle Larson does is catch checkered flags. Whether his demoralized pursuers are scattered across asphalt or dirt, oval or road course pressing eight cylinders or four does not matter one

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Sprint Car Recaps

LOCKED-IN: Rico Wins Hard Knox as Macri, Stewart & Zearfoss Earn Transfers

The Hard Knox portion of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals pres. by Casey’s continues to be one of the most magical nights in sprint car racing, and that was proven once again on Friday night. With 69 entries fighting for four coveted lock-in positions, the intensity was through the roof. A loaded program of split

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Sprint Cars

BY THE NUMBERS: Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series has been competing at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 for 26 consecutive seasons. For half of that time span, the trademark event of the partnership has been the Ironman 55, a grueling test of man and machine. This weekend, on Friday and Saturday, August 6-7,

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Sprint Cars

WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Ironman 55 to Challenge Outlaws This Weekend

The month of August has arrived and the tradition continues on. Before the Knoxville Nationals (August 11-14) captivates the entire Sprint Car world next week, the Ironman 55 takes center stage on the first weekend of August. The 13th annual race at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 offers a grueling test of 55 consecutive

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Checkered Past

Checkered Past: Outlaws do Daytona

Ask any kid in a Quarter Midget where they dream to race. Most will answer Indianapolis or Daytona because 500-milers in those hallowed cathedrals are America’s most famous, most prestigious, most lucrative events. To win either is to be immortal. To win both is to be A.J Foyt or Mario Andretti. Foyt and Mario rose

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Sprint Car Recaps

FULL FLEX: Sheldon Haudenschild Wins Night Before The Ironman

Sheldon Haudenschild has excelled when redemption is an added trophy for the second time in 2020. The Wooster, OH driver earned his first win of the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series season at Lincoln Speedway, where he didn’t qualify for the event last year. He then claimed his second victory of

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