TSM/Lasoski weekly performance profile 2003-09-12

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World of Outlaws #20
Week 33 Performance Profile
Danny Lasoski - 2001 World of Outlaws Champion

Where They've Been..

Fri., Sept. 5 - Gold Cup Preliminary at Silver Dollar Speedway in Chico, Calif., (high-banked ¼ mile oval)

Top-five: (1) Paul McMahan; (2) Greg DeCaires; (3) Danny Lasoski; (4) Jason Meyers; (5) Sammy Swindell

Danny Lasoski Finish: 3rd (38 points earned)

Lasoski was the second-fastest qualifier, lapping the ¼ mile oval in 12.293 seconds.

Sat., Sept. 6 - Gold Cup Finale

Top-five: (1) Steve Kinser; (2) Danny Lasoski; (3) Paul McMahan; (4) Jason Meyers; (5) Jason Sides

Danny Lasoski Finish: 2nd (146 points earned)

Lasoski qualified third for the Gold Cup via the points earned during Friday night's preliminary.

Where They're Going.

Sat., Sept. 13 - Hollywood Hills Feature at Hollywood Hills Speedway in San Felipe Pueblo, N.M. (semi-banked 3/8 mile oval)

The single lap record at Hollywood Hills is 12.746 seconds - held by Danny Lasoski (March 8, 2003)

Lasoski is second in "A" Feature laps lead with a total of 370 laps. Steve Kinser is first in "A" Feature laps led with a total of 562 laps.

Lasoski leads the World of Outlaws in fast times with 25. His closest competitor in this category is Steve Kinser with seven fast times.

Lasoski is second in Dash Wins with 12. Steve Kinser leads the World of Outlaws in Dash Wins with 23.

Lasoski led the points for 45 of the first 46 events in 2003.

Quote Log - Lasoski.

On racing at the Gold Cup and moving on to Hollywood Hills.

"We raced hard out in Chico (Calif.), and we'll keep it up this Saturday at Hollywood Hills. That's what we set out to do every week, and this one's no different. Steve (Kinser) got another win, but at least we're keeping him honest. We'll go at it again this weekend."

Quote Log - Team Owner Tony Stewart.

On Lasoski's run at the Gold Cup and moving on to Hollywood Hills.

"Danny and the team are running well. It seems they're always in position to win, and if they can't get a win they're getting the best finish possible. That's what you've got to do when you're running for a championship."

Nuts and Bolts.

Lasoski runs an Eagle chassis in the World of Outlaws with horsepower supplied by Paul Kistler-built Mopar engines.

The #20 team's sponsors are.

J.D. Byrider, The Home Depot, Mopar, Massey Motorsports, Coca-Cola, Old Spice, American Compressed Steel, Hoosier Tire and Eagle Chassis

Team Principles: Danny Lasoski - driver; Tony Stewart - owner; Jimmy Carr - crew chief

Danny Lasoski At A Glance.

Lasoski in his third year with Tony Stewart Motorsports. He won the World of Outlaws championship in 2001, and finished second to 17-time champion Steve Kinser in 2002.

Lasoski has competed in IROC twice (2002 & 2003).

Lasoski is a three-time Knoxville (Iowa) Nationals champion (2003, 2001 & 1998).

Lasoski is a seven-time track champion at Knoxville Raceway (1996, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1990, 1989 & 1986), and he is also the winningest driver in Knoxville track history with a total of 82 victories.

Lasoski was recognized as the Most Improved Driver following the 1998 World of Outlaws season.

Before joining the World of Outlaws full-time in 1998, Lasoski won three championships at the Jayhawk Nationals.

Log onto www.dannylasoski.com, www.tonystewart.com or www.worldofoutlawsracing.com

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Tony Stewart , Danny Lasoski , Steve Kinser , Sammy Swindell , Jason Meyers , Jason Sides , Paul McMahan