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Shane Stewart rides top ten WoO streak into TMS as Express Transit joins ...

Shane Stewart rides top ten WoO streak into TMS as Express Transit joins #4m Team.

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. (March 26, 2003) - Tulsa's Shane Stewart rides a streak of seven consecutive top ten finishes in World of Outlaws main events into this weekends doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway's dirt track in Ft. Worth. Express Transit of Bixby, OK, has also joined the Scott Chilcutt-owned team as an associate sponsor for the remainder of the season.

Shane drove to a strong fourth place finish in this past Saturday night's World of Outlaws main event at Houston Raceway Park aboard the Wesmar-powered MCI chassis, extending his string of top ten finishes in WoO action. Shane is tied with point leader Danny Lasoski and third-ranked Craig Dollansky atop the top ten finish chart in World of Outlaws main event action with seven top tens.

Since not qualifying for the season opening event at King's Speedway in Hanford, CA, Shane has reeled off top ten showings at Perris (CA) Auto Speedway, Las Vegas Motor Speedway (where Shane also established a new one lap track record in qualifying), Hollywood Hills Speedway, Oklahoma City's State Fair Speedway, Devil's Bowl Speedway, Pike County Speedway and Houston.

The streak of consistent top finishes has elevated Shane and the Rob Hart and Cathy Barrows-led team into eighth in World of Outlaws points. They hope to continue to climb the charts this upcoming weekend as they compete in WoO action atop Texas Motor Speedway's 4/10 mile banked clay oval.

Express Transit of Bixby, OK, has also come on board as an associate sponsor on the #4m team, joining Cox Communications, Pro Lube Center, mIn Motorsports Management, Hoosier Tires, Brodix, Sander Engineering, Penske Shocks, B&B Oval Products, HRP Wings, Banshee Graphics and Schoenfeld Headers as sponsors for the team.

Shane and the #4m team will compete in more than 100 events with a variety of different series throughout the country this season, including approximately half of the races on the WoO schedule. In addition to the WoO events, the Wesmar 410's will also be in place in the Eagle and MCI chassis for All-Star and NCRA competition, while the Snyder 360's will be in place for 25-30 ASCS events, including Knoxville's 360 Nationals and the competitive ASCS Speedweek.

Shane's upcoming schedule is as follows:

March 29 Texas Motor Speedway Ft. Worth, TX
March 30 Texas Motor Speedway Ft. Worth, TX
April 4 East Alabama Motor Speedway Phenix City, AL
April 5 Talladega Short Track Talladega, AL
April 11 Sedalia's State Fair Speedway Sedalia, MO
April 12 I-55 Raceway Pevely, MO


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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Danny Lasoski , Craig Dollansky , Shane Stewart