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Wed 29 Jan 2003
Eddie Leavitt passed away

Eddie Leavitt passed away

Eddie Leavitt passed away at 3:45 A.M. Sunday Jan. 26. He was diagnosed with lung cancer in Sept. of 2001. He fought the good fight as only he could! We are deeply saddened at this time, however, we are finding greatcomfort in the calls & visits...

Fri 24 Jan 2003
ALLSTAR: Fattfro Motorsports teams with Dollansky in Florida

ALLSTAR: Fattfro Motorsports teams with Dollansky in Florida

Florida Speedweeks has become the launching point for many team's 2003 seasons, including regulars with the World of Outlaws series like Craig Dollansky. However, when the All Star Circuit of Champions rolls into Volusia Speedway Park on February...

Wed 14 May 2003
Drivers pleased with new Mopar W9 RP head

Drivers pleased with new Mopar W9 RP head

New Mopar race head help Tracy Hines dominate at Irwindale's Twin 25s CENTER LINE, Mich. - Tracy Hines' impressive performance at the Mopar Twin 25s at Irwindale (Calif.) Speedway left many in attendance wondering what the buzz was with his...

Fri 23 May 2003
IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit roundupHeadline

IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit roundup

INDIANAPOLIS - SportsBusiness Journal held the second annual Open-Wheel Racing Summit at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday, taking over the fourth floor Media Center that overlooks the 2.5-mile historic oval's front ...

Thu 16 Oct 2003
Houston II: Pre-race promotions
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Houston II: Pre-race promotions

Promotions abound at Houston Raceway Park. BAYTOWN, TX (October 14) -- Outlaw Face Painting, a Battle of the Babes and a Texas Driver's License Comparison are just three of the special promotions Houston Raceway Park is offering for its October...

Mon 22 Dec 2003
World of Outlaws mourns passing of John Beecham

World of Outlaws mourns passing of John Beecham

LINCOLN, NE (December 19) -- The O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series is mourning the passing of former Eagle Raceway Promoter John Beecham, who died peacefully in his home Wednesday evening. Beecham, his wife, Laura, and brother, Marty, bought...

Thu 09 Jan 2003
Williams Grove tickets go on sale

Williams Grove tickets go on sale

1/8/03, Mechanicsburg, PA - With the first green flag of the new season at Williams Grove Speedway just over a month away, the time to consider acquiring season passes and reserved seating is now. Williams Grove will kickoff the 2003 season on ...

Tue 09 Sep 2003
Karl Kinser recovers from surgery
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Karl Kinser recovers from surgery

OOLITIC, IN (September 8) -- It's almost impossible to keep a living legend down. Karl Kinser, who missed his first Ford Dealers of Iowa Knoxville Nationals in 27 years when he was taken to Knoxville Area Community Hospital August 16th for an ...

Fri 15 Aug 2003
Knoxville Nationals Wednesday prelim results
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Knoxville Nationals Wednesday prelim results

2003 O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series 43rd Annual Ford Dealers of Iowa Knoxville Nationals Knoxville Raceway, Knoxville, IA Wednesday, August 13, Preliminary Program ...

Fri 06 Jun 2003
Shawn Hackman joins World of Outlaws

Shawn Hackman joins World of Outlaws

World of Outlaws hires Hackman to head marketing efforts ALLEN, TX (June 4) -- The O'Reilly World of Outlaws is pleased to announce it has hired Shawn Hackman as its director of marketing. "We're glad to have Shawn join our staff," series ...

Tue 20 May 2003
Radio to broadcast Charlotte showdown
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Radio to broadcast Charlotte showdown

SCN Radio to Broadcast Charlotte Outlaw Showdown CONCORD, NC (May 19) -- Tyler Walker was 2 2/3 laps from sweeping the Charlotte Outlaw Championship last October at The Dirt Track @ Lowe's Motor Speedway when disaster struck. A flat tire on C&W...

Wed 30 Jul 2003
Thu 22 May 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit preview

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Open-Wheel Racing Summit preview

Street & Smith's SportsBusiness Journal Presents the 2nd Annual Open-Wheel Racing Summit. New York, NY (March 18, 2003) - Corporate sponsors, team owners, league officials, racetrack operators, manufacturers and media executives involved with ...

Tue 09 Dec 2003
Woodward Racing hires Dean Jacobs
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Woodward Racing hires Dean Jacobs

Woodward Racing announced December 6, 2003 that Dean Jacobs would pilot their sprint car for the 2004 season. Owner Larry Woodward confirmed Saturday that he has selected Jacobs to drive for his upcoming assault on the 2004 World of Outlaws ...

Thu 14 Aug 2003
Lone Star Speedway added to schedule
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Lone Star Speedway added to schedule

KILGORE, TX (August 12) -- The O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series will return to Lone Star Speedway for the first time in 17 years on October 24th, series President Ted Johnson announced Tuesday. The $51,600 event at the high-banked, 4/10-mile...

Tue 18 Feb 2003
Hewitt's Law released

Hewitt's Law released

FISHERS, Indiana -- Hewitt's Law, the tell-all autobiography of Hall of Fame racer Jack Hewitt, was officially released to the public on Friday, February 14. Hewitt's Law is a hardbound volume of 331 pages, containing the colorful story of the...

Mon 14 Jul 2003
Wed 09 Apr 2003
Jesse Hockett to make debut at Sedalia
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Jesse Hockett to make debut at Sedalia

Homestate favorite Hockett to challenge World of Outlaws at Sedalia. When the O'Reilly's World of Outlaws roll into the State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Missouri this Friday night, April 11, they will be a new face ready to square off against the...

Wed 16 Jul 2003
Daryn Pittman Eldora King's Royal preview
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Daryn Pittman Eldora King's Royal preview

ROCHESTER, IN (July 15) - When you make a living racing, you've got to have your best results when the most money is on the line. Sprint car racing's richest month will begin with this weekend's 20th annual King's Royal at Eldora Speedway, and ...

Sat 29 Mar 2003
CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Fans to vote for 1st Quarter DOTY

CHAMPCAR/CART: IRL: Fans to vote for 1st Quarter DOTY

Driver of the Year: SPEEDTV.com hosts fan vote for 1st Quarter nominees. Racing fans will get the opportunity to participate in the balloting for the most prestigious award in motorsports, Speed Channel Presents the DRIVER OF THE YEAR for the ...

Thu 30 Jan 2003
Outlaws sign title sponsor

Outlaws sign title sponsor

Outlaws sign O'Reilly Auto Parts as title sponsor. FORT WORTH, TX (January 29) ^Ö The World of Outlaws is pleased to announce it has signed O'Reilly Auto Parts as its new title sponsor, series President Ted Johnson said Wednesday at Texas Motor...

Wed 31 Dec 2003
World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

World of Outlaws grants Boundless an extension

ALLEN, TX (December 23) -- World of Outlaws Racing has granted a request by Boundless Motor Sports Racing, Inc., to extend the period by which the company will purchase sprint car racing's premier series, Founder and President Ted Johnson...

Wed 04 Jun 2003
Tri-City, Farmer City June schedule announced
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Tri-City, Farmer City June schedule announced

Outlaws to return to Tri-City, Farmer City GRANITE CITY, IL (June 3) -- The O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series will return to Illinois to make up races postponed by rain June 22-23. The series' fire-breathing, mudslinging sprint car racing teams...

Wed 29 Oct 2003
Mopar weekend wrapup 2003-10-28

Mopar weekend wrapup 2003-10-28

Mohler captures another championship for Mopar Scott Mohler put the finishing touches on his 2003 NHRA Sport Compact championship yesterday by driving his Team Mopar Dodge Neon into the All Motor division semifinal round at Pomona (Calif.) ...

Mon 19 May 2003
IPS: Dollansky medical update 2003-05-18

IPS: Dollansky medical update 2003-05-18

Dollansky in good condition after back surgery INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, May 18, 2003 -- Craig Dollansky was in good condition May 18 at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after surgery to repair a low back fracture suffered in the Freedom 100 IRL...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
Grandview Speedway announces 2003 events

Grandview Speedway announces 2003 events

BECHTELSVILLE, PA January 1, 2003 . . . Not wanting to change anything that has made Grandview Speedway the success that it has been over the years, event organizer Bruce Rogers has announced another busy season of auto racing at the Berks County...

Fri 10 Jan 2003
World of Outlaws 2003 schedule (update 2002-01-10)

World of Outlaws 2003 schedule (update 2002-01-10)

<pre> World of Outlaws 2003 Racing Schedule Date Event/Track City Feb. 21 Season Opener/Kings Speedway Hanford, CA 22 Perris Auto Speedway Lake...

Sun 31 Aug 2003
Calistoga: Harvest Classic first prelim results
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Calistoga: Harvest Classic first prelim results

2003 O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series 11th Annual Harvest Classic Calistoga Speedway, Calistoga, CA Friday, August 29, First Preliminary Program Qualifying: 1. Joey Saldana, Saldana 17, 16.347 2. Danny Lasoski, Stewart 20, 16.585 3. Randy ...

Fri 18 Jul 2003
TSM fundraiser a success

TSM fundraiser a success

Golf Tournament founded and directed by World of Outlaws driver Danny Lasoski raises over $160,000 LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo., (July 16, 2003) - The sixth annual Michael Ross Memorial golf tournament held July 1 at the Sedalia (Mo.) Country Club raised...

Sat 13 Dec 2003
Dave Blaney set for Motorsports 2004 Show

Dave Blaney set for Motorsports 2004 Show

FORT WASHINGTON, PA December, 2003 . . . One of the most popular veteran racing talents in NASCAR Winston Cup racing (soon to be NASCAR Nextel Cup) is former World of Outlaws sprint car champion Dave Blaney. He will be one of the many top racers...

Thu 15 May 2003
Daryn Pittman's Pennsylvania preview
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Daryn Pittman's Pennsylvania preview

CARLISLE, PA - The World of Outlaws traveling sprint car series has a schedule like no other. Racers climb out of their cars in one state and after signing a few autographs and selling a few T-shirts, it's time to head down the road to the next ...

Thu 02 Jan 2003
ALLSTAR: Willimas Grove 2003 schedule

ALLSTAR: Willimas Grove 2003 schedule

<pre> Williams Grove Speedway 2003 Schedule Of Events February 23 Sprints at 2PM 62nd Season Opener March 2 Sprints at 2 PM 9 Sprints at 2 PM 16 Sprints and 358 Sprint feature at 2 PM 23 Sprints and Super ...

Mon 18 Aug 2003
Knoxville Nationals: Finale results
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Knoxville Nationals: Finale results

2003 O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series 43rd Annual Ford Dealers of Iowa Knoxville Nationals Knoxville Raceway, Knoxville, IA Saturday, August 10, Feature Program ...

Sun 27 Jul 2003
Williams Grove II: Finale race report
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Williams Grove II: Finale race report

Schatz beats Lasoski to win Summer Nationals. MECHANICSBURG, PA (July 26) -- Donny Schatz won a tough, 30-lap battle with O'Reilly World of Outlaws Series points leader Danny Lasoski Saturday to claim the Second Annual Cleveland Brothers Summer...

Thu 27 Mar 2003
Phoenix: Schatz, Walker race notes
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Phoenix: Schatz, Walker race notes

Schatz and Walker finish in Top 20 at Copper World Classic. R.E. Technologies Racing drivers Tyler Walker and Donny Schatz finished 16th and 18th respectively at the Copper World Classic at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday. Schatz and...

Wed 25 Jun 2003