Huset's Speedway Up Next for World of Outlaws The World of Outlaws will head to Huset's Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota on Tuesday, July 3, as the series wraps up a swing through the upper Midwest. This will mark the 31st A-Feature event ...
Huset's Speedway Up Next for World of Outlaws
The World of Outlaws will head to Huset's Speedway in Brandon, South Dakota on Tuesday, July 3, as the series wraps up a swing through the upper Midwest. This will mark the 31st A-Feature event contested by the series at the track dating back to 1983. A total of 11 drivers have won with the series at the track, including four current drivers.
Three drivers currently competing with the World of Outlaws are former track champions at the always racy high-banked 3/8-mile, which has long been regarded as one of the most competitive tracks in the country.
Terry McCarl leads this list, as he holds a number of records at the track. He is the winningest driver at the track with 77 career feature wins, along with six track championships. He also set the track record in time trials in 2002, which still stands today at 10.528 seconds. He won his first World of Outlaws event at the track last July after returning from a severely broken left leg. The native of Altoona, Iowa has one win on the season, as he earned his first career triumph with the series at Knoxville Raceway on June 16, where he is also a six-time champion.
Danny Lasoski is second on the all-time win list at Huset's with 38 victories. He has three career track championships at the facility just outside of Sioux Falls. He finished sixth last May at the track with the series. The native of Dover, Missouri is currently putting together one of the most consistent seasons of any driver on the World of Outlaws trail, with 29 Top-10 finishes, including three A-Feature wins. Entering the event on Tuesday, July3, the 2001 World of Outlaws champion is third in points.
Justin Henderson, a native of Sioux Falls, has two career track championships at Huset's Speedway, one in a 360-sprint car and the other in a 410-sprint car. He has five career wins at his home track, and his crew chief/father Rod Henderson also has won at the high-banked oval. Henderson is fresh off a career-best third-place finish on Sunday night at Cedar Lake Speedway. He led the first 19 laps of the event en route to earning his second Top-Five finish of the season.
Donny Schatz leads the championship standings heading into the event at Huset's, where he won in 2001. The reigning series champion has eight A-Feature wins this season, including one on a 3/8-mile track. The native of Fargo, North Dakota has finished in the Top-10 in 35 of the 39 events contested so far this season.
Joey Saldana earned two Top-Five finishes at Huset's last season, as he fourth in May and the runner-up in July. He enters the event on Tuesday, July 3 second in points, just 90 markers behind Schatz as he continues to battle for his first series title. The 1996 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year has eight A-Feature wins on the season, including in his first visit to River Cities Speedway in North Dakota last Friday.
Daryn Pittman has raced at Huset's Speedway a number of times during his career. The native of Owasso, Oklahoma has three A-Feature wins on the season, including on June 23 at Dodge City Raceway Park in Kansas. He heads to South Dakota fourth in the championship points.
Jason Meyers finished ninth in his last visit to Huset's Speedway in 2005. He has three A-Feature wins on the season and is fifth in points. He finished second on Sunday night at Cedar Lake Speedway to record his 26th Top-10 finish of the season.
Steve Kinser has six career A-Feature wins at that track. He has seven wins this season, including two on 3/8-mile tracks. The 20-time World of Outlaws champion has 25 Top-10 finishes, as he enters the event sixth in points.
Craig Dollansky finished eighth last July at the high-banked 3/8-mile, where he has three career wins in weekly competition. The native of Elk River, Minnesota has one win on the season, along with 25 Top-10 finishes which have him seventh in championship points.
Paul McMahan won his second race of the season on Sunday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, driving for two-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart. McMahan finished in the Top-10 in both events at Huset's last season. He enters the event on Tuesday, eighth in points.
Jason Solwold finished fifth and eighth in the two World of Outlaws events at Huset's last season. He enters the event with 22 Top-10 finishes on the season, with seven of those being in the Top-Five.
Jac Haudenschild earned his first win of the season last Saturday night at Red River Valley Speedway in North Dakota, as well as the overall title for the Duel in the Dakotas after finishing second on the first night. He is 10th in points on the strength of 17 Top-10 finishes. The native of Wooster, Ohio finished in the Top-Five in both series events at the 3/8-mile last season.
Tim Shaffer finished sixth in his last trip to the track in 2005. He has 17 Top-10 finishes on the season, with 11 of those being in the Top-Five.
Jason Sides last competed at Huset's in 2005. He was the runner-up last Saturday night at Red River Valley Speedway.
Kerry Madsen enters the event as the leader in the chase for the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award. He finished fifth on Sunday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, after leading 34 laps last Monday at Black Hills Speedway and finishing second.
Randy Hannagan finished third at Huset's last July. The 1995 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year earned his second Top-Five finish of the season last Saturday night at Red River Valley Speedway.
Chad Kemenah finished third last May at Huset's. The reigning rookie title winner has seven Top-10 finishes on the season.
Chad Hillier continues his rookie season with the World of Outlaws at Huset's. The native of Burlington, Washington is solidly in the Top-20 in points and has a Top-10 finish.
Jeremy Campbell finished seventh last May at the track, after turning the fourth quickest lap in time trials.
Brooke Tatnell won at the track last July, and finished seventh in the spring event. The native of San Souci, NSW, Australia led a number of laps on Saturday night at Red River Valley Speedway before suffering a flat left rear tire.
Also in action on Tuesday, July 3 will be second-year driver Jason Martin of Kansas, veteran Dion Hindi of New Mexico, who set fast time in the event at the track last July, and Brian Carlson of Indiana, who was the second fastest in time trials on the May event last season.
Tony Bruce Jr. and Sam Hafertepe Jr., two more of the contenders for the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award will also be in action. Fellow rookie Zach Chappell of Oklahoma will miss the event after suffering a knee injury on Sunday.
On Tuesday, July 3 at Huset's Speedway, adult tickets will be $30, while tickets for children ages 14-under will be just $5. For ticket information call the track at (605) 582-3536 or the office at (605) 582-3819 or visit: www.husets-speedway.com.