World of Outlaws Sprint Series At A Glance: Fulton Speedway to Hartford Speedway Park Mechanicsburg, PA -- July 24, 2005 WHAT The World of Outlaws Sprint Series invades Fulton Speedway Monday in Fulton, N.Y. for the first time in series history,...
World of Outlaws Sprint Series At A Glance: Fulton Speedway to Hartford Speedway Park
Mechanicsburg, PA -- July 24, 2005
The World of Outlaws Sprint Series invades Fulton Speedway Monday in Fulton, N.Y. for the first time in series history, then shifts Wednesday to Hartford Speedway Park in Hartford, Mich., for an SLS Promotions event.
* To get to Fulton Speedway from the north, take Route 3 South into the city of Fulton. Pick up Route 481 South through the city and follow it to County Route 57. Take a right on County Route 57 and follow it to the speedway, which will be on the right. From the south, take Interstate 81 to Exit 29N (Route 481 North). Follow Route 481 North until the traffic light on the outskirts of the city of Fulton. Take a left on to Route 57 and follow it to the speedway, which will be on the right. From the east, take the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) to Exit 34a (Route 481). Follow Route 481 North until the traffic light on the outskirts of the city of Fulton. Take a left on to Route 57 and follow it to the speedway, which will be on the right. From the west, take the New York State Thruway (Interstate 90) to Exit 39. Follow signs for Route 690 to Baldwinsville. Stay on Route 690 as it turns into Route 48. Follow Route 48 a few miles till County Route 46 (the turn for Longley Brothers Dodge, marked by a sign). Turn right on County Route 46, then turn left at the stop sign on to Route 57. Follow Route 57 to the speedway, which will be on the left.
* To get to Hartford Speedway Park, take I-94 to exit 46, go 1 1/3 miles north on Center Street, four blocks west on Prospect Street, then north.
* At Fulton Speedway, the pits open at 4:30 p.m., grandstands at 5 p.m. and race time is 7:30 p.m.
* At Hartford Speedway Park, the pit gates open at 2 p.m., the grandstands at 4 p.m. and hot laps at 6:30 p.m. with qualifying and racing to follow.
* At Fulton Speedway, reserved seats are the top three rows in Sections A through M. Reserved seats are priced at $33. Adult general admission tickets are priced at $30. Reserved seats and Adult general admission tickets are the only type available in advance. Pit passes and youth tickets will be sold until the gates open on Monday.
* At Hartford Speedway Park, adult advanced tickets are $32 or $35 on raceday. Children 6-12 are $15 for reserved or general admission. A Pit Combo with reserved seat available for $38 in advance is not available on the day of race.
ABOUT THE TRACKS
* Fulton Speedway is a high-banked 3/8-mile oval where the Outlaws are competing for the first time in series history.
* Hartford Speedway Park is a high banked, 1/2-mile oval. Jason Meyers set the single-lap record of 16.148 seconds on July 14, 2004.
* The Outdoor Channel will air at 8 p.m. (ET) July 27 and Aug. 3 all of last weekend's action from Eldora Speedway. The Outdoor Channel will then broadcast the Silver Cup at 8 p.m. (ET) on Aug. 10. The Outdoor Channel will air the Cleveland Brothers Summer Nationals from Williams Grove at 8 p.m. (ET) on Aug. 17.
NEWS & NOTES
* On the Web: The Official World of Outlaws Sprint Series Web site is overhauled and now alive at www.dirtmotorsports.com/sprint. Among the features are updated driver biographies with individual statistics and pictures, race-by-race statistics, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases. Also, links to the press kit and official rulebook can also be found at the bottom of the home page.
* Month of Money Update: Since the Kings Royal launched the Month of Money on July 16, Steve Kinser has earned $67,100; Tim Shaffer has earned $38,300; Joey Saldana has earned $27,000; Fred Rahmer has earned $2,700; Sammy Swindell has earned $16,350; Terry McCarl has earned $11,750; and Danny Lasoski has earned $11,025.
* Measuring up: Fulton Speedway is a 3/8-mile oval. The series has raced eight times this season on tracks that size, at Pike County Speedway, Houston Raceway Park, Batesville Speedway, Outlaw Motor Speedway, 81 Speedway, Huset's Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway and Attica Raceway Park. Steve Kinser held off Brooke Tatnell to win at Pike County, Donny Schatz edged Steve Kinser at Houston, Kraig Kinser dominated at Batesville, Steve Kinser snuck past Jason Meyers late at Outlaw, Daryn Pittman cruised to victory at 81 Speedway, Jason Meyers outlasted the field at Sharon on a night when several top contenders ran into various trouble, Brian Paulus started on the pole and won at Huset's, Brooke Tatnell picked up his first win of the year at Cedar Lake, and Stevie Smith won at Attica.
* Half-milers: Hartford Speedway Park is a half-mile oval. Including preliminary features, the series has raced 23 times this year on half-mile circuits with Steve Kinser winning six times (Volusia, Eldora three times, Knoxville and Williams Grove), Sammy Swindell winning three times (twice at Eldora, once at Hagerstown), Craig Dollansky winning twice (Manzanita and Williams Grove), Kraig Kinser winning twice (Las Vegas, Knoxville), Jason Meyers winning twice (Granite City and Red River Valley), Donny Schatz winning twice (Las Vegas and Route 66 Raceway), and Brian Paulus (Red River Valley), Danny Lasoski (Knoxville), Jeff Shepard (Volusia), Jason Johnson (Williams Grove), Paul McMahan (Williams Grove) and Fred Rahmer (Williams Grove) each winning once.
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* Victory parade: Fred Rahmer's victory Saturday in the Summer Nationals at Williams Grove Speedway made him the 15th different World of Outlaws A-feature winner this season, and the 19th different winner including preliminary events. Tim Shaffer's victory July 19 in the Silver Cup was his third of the season, going with wins Lake Ozark Speedway and Thunderbowl Raceway. Steve Kinser earned his series-leading 14th A-feature victory by winning the Kings Royal. Kinser also has a preliminary feature win this season in the Eagle Nationals at Eagle Raceway. When Stevie Smith took the checkered flag at Attica Raceway Park, he became the 14th different A-feature winner this season. Kraig Kinser won his fourth A-feature of the season in June at Knoxville Raceway. He also has a preliminary feature win at Las Vegas. Jason Meyers earned his fourth win of the season July 2 at Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, N.D. Donny Schatz also has four A-feature victories, at Parramatta, Las Vegas and Houston and Joliet, Ill. Brian Paulus won June 28 at Huset's Speedway for his second victory of the season, and picked up a preliminary feature win in the following race at Red River Valley Speedway. Sammy Swindell won his second A-feature of the season June 4 at Eldora Speedway. Swindell also has a preliminary feature win April 8 at Eldora. Craig Dollansky has won two features, most recently at Powercom Park, and he also has two preliminary feature wins. Single-event winners include Tim Kaeding June 11 at Sheboygan County Fair Park, Daryn Pittman April 23 at 81 Speedway in Wichita, Brooke Tatnell July 4 at Cedar Lake Speedway, Chad Kemenah July 9 at I-55 Raceway, and Jeff Shepard Feb. 11 at Volusia Speedway Park. In Preliminary Features, Danny Lasoski has won twice while Joey Saldana, Paul McMahan and Jason Johnson have each won once.
* The Mean 15: The impressive 2005 edition of the World of Outlaws Sprint Series' Mean 15 racers includes Craig Dollansky (No. 7 owned by Karavan Motorsports), JacHaudenschild (No. 83 owned by Dennis Roth), Kraig Kinser (No. 11k owned by Steve Kinser Racing), Steve Kinser (No. 11 owned by Steve Kinser Racing), Danny Lasoski (No. 20 owned by Tony Stewart Motorsports), Paul McMahan (No. 11h owned by David Helm), Jason Meyers (No. 14 owned by the Elite Racing Team), Brian Paulus (No. 28 owned by Pender Motorsports), Daryn Pittman (No. 21 owned by Titan Racing), Joey Saldana (No. 2 owned by Woodward Racing), Donny Schatz (No. 15 owned by Schatz Motorsports), Tim Shaffer (No. 6 owned by Parsons Motorsports), Jason Sides (No. 7s owned by Sides Motorsports), Brooke Tatnell (No. 8 owned by Rush Racing), and Brandon Wimmer (No. 7tw owned by Wimmer-Luck Racing).
* On tour, too: Several other drivers have committed to running the bulk of the schedule with the World of Outlaws Sprint Series in 2005 with hopes of earning a spot in a future Mean 15: Australian Brooke Tatnell is back in the series with Rush Racing. Terry McCarl, who has won the past six 410 sprint championships at Knoxville Raceway. Shane Stewart, who is battling for the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year title. Jason Solwold, a former track champion at Skagit Speedway who has three top-fives. Sammy Swindell, a sprint car legend and three-time Outlaws champion, who has two A-feature victories this year. Kevin Swindell, 16, who became the youngest driver to finish in the top 10 with the Outlaws when finished sixth in the feature at Parramatta City Raceway in January.
* Tune into the Web: If fans can't get to any of the upcoming races, they can experience the excitement of the World of Outlaws Sprint Series live on Dirtvision.com through the DIRT Radio Network, where announcer John Gibson keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout the event. To listen to the audio broadcasts, log on to www.dirtvision.com and click on the DIRT Radio Network logo. Listeners will need Windows Media Player 9 or higher to listen to the DIRT Radio Network. Companies who are interested in advertising on the new DIRT Radio Network should contact Mark Noble, DIRT MotorSports VP Sales and Marketing, at 719-884-2141. For technical support or questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Hear it firsthand: RACEceiver is the Official Driver Communicator of DIRT MotorSports. A compact radio receiver that conveniently fits into a driver's pocket, a RACEceiver allows each driver to hear directions from series officials, which greatly enhances the safety and timeliness of events. A similar version available to fans will allow RACEceiver users to hear what information series officials are relaying to the drivers. For more information about RACEceiver, visit www.raceceiver.com, call 866-301-7223, or look for their sales trailers at various events.
* After departing Hartford Speedway Park, the series travels to Princeton, Minn., for the July 29-30 Princeton National, then kicks off August with races Aug. 3 at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Ind., and Aug. 5 at Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, before taking a few days to prepare for the Knoxville Nationals.