2017 LMS PRI

The 30th annual Performance Racing Industry Trade Show in Indianapolis, IN kicked off on Thursday Dec. 7 at the Indiana Convention Center and concludes on Saturday, Dec. 9. As expected and encouraged, there has been a lot of buzz going on in the racing community and the World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is in the thick of it. Throughout the weekend we will be posting tid-bits of breaking Series information below. 

Read more: Performance Racing Industry Updates

2017 LMS Shirley Smith 2018 Announcement

By: G.R. Smith Team 22 Inc.

CORNELIUS, NC– Dec. 7, 2017– North Carolina-based G.R. Smith Racing will make a run at the 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series championship with Illinois hot-shoe, Brian Shirley behind the wheel of the team’s familiar No. 22 entry.

Read more: Brian Shirley and GR Smith Join Forces for 2018

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New Events, New Venues and Traditional Favorites Highlight 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour

2018 celebrates 30th anniversary of inaugural campaign

CONCORD, NC— Nov. 28, 2017— The 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series will celebrate the 30th anniversary of its inaugural season with 47 races in 18 states stretching from February to November, adding new venues and huge races to its solid foundation of exciting events.

In 1988, the inaugural season featured 17 races in 11 states. In 2004, the series was rekindled to push the sport, drivers and passion of the fans to a level unimaginable just 30 years ago. Now, February is just around the corner with six races in nine days to wave the green flag on this milestone season. For the fourth consecutive year, the season opens Feb. 9-10 with the Winter Freeze at Screven Motor Speedway in Sylvania, GA.

Read more: 2018 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series Tour

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World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

Chris Dolack broadens focus as he shifts into Director of Marketing

CONCORD, NC — Nov. 15, 2017 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series is excited to welcome one of dirt Late Model racing’s most prominent proponents, Matt Curl, as Series Director; while Chris Dolack, who stepped in as Series Director in the Spring of 2017, has been named Director of Marketing for the World of Outlaws and DIRTcar Racing, focusing on event promotion.

Read more: World of Outlaws Welcomes Matt Curl as Late Model Series Director

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CONCORD, NC - November 8, 2017 - Just days after the conclusion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte and subsequently the conclusion of both the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car and Late Model Series seasons, the World of Outlaws are excited to announce that eight races will appear on CBS Sports Network starting November 12, 2017 through New Year's Eve.

Read more: CBS Sports Network to Broadcast Eight World of Outlaws Events During Offseason

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CONCORD, NC—Nov. 7, 2017— Brandon Sheppard’s standout 2017 World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series season officially came to a close on Nov. 5 at the annual banquet, where he was awarded the Championship title.

The 24-year-old from New Berlin, IL was rewarded with a $100,000 points-fund check, a black and red Craftsman toolbox, a championship ring, and the traditional World of Outlaws trophy for his record year.

Read more: Brandon Sheppard Clinches Championship

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Reserved Seating Sold Out for Saturday at Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals

Renew Your Seats for Next Year at the Track Tonight

  • Reserved grandstand seats for Saturday’s portion of the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte are sold out; Standing-room only tickets as well as pit passes are still available
  • Race fans from 48 states and six different countries – including Scotland, England, South Africa and Australia – are here for the season-ending World Finals
  • To purchase standing-room only tickets to the Textron Off Road World Finals, call the ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or visit the ticket booth; fans are also encouraged to renew their tickets for 2018 by calling the ticket office.
Read more: Reserved Seating Sold Out for World Finals

DIRTcar Nationals Just Got Bigger

Now five nights of Super DIRTcar Series Big-Block action and four nights of World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Models Feb 6-17, 2018 at Volusia Speedway Park

CONCORD, NC — Oct. 25, 2017 — The 2018 racing calendar just got more exciting…what better way to start a new season than with 12 nights of racing in Florida in February. Major changes to the event program highlight the new and exciting schedule for the 47th annual DIRTcar Nationals as the racing season kicks off Feb. 6 through 17, 2018.

Read more: Expanded DIRTcar Nationals Schedule Announced

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CONCORD, NC— Oct. 20, 2017— It’s hard to believe it’s that time of year again when the season comes to a head at the Textron Off Road World of Outlaws World Finals at The Dirt Track at Charlotte. Up to this point, the 2017 season has consisted of 41 races at 35 tracks in 18 different states, and it all boils down to the final three nights of the season Nov. 2-4, proving once again all dirt roads lead to Charlotte.

Read more: Textron Off Road World Finals

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iRacing's Next Dirt Track Chosen by Fans

Kokomo Speedway Wins Online Vote to Be Added to Racing Service

Bedford, MA– October 20, 2017- The World of Outlaws and iRacing.com hosted an online vote to determine the next dirt track to be added to the online racing service. Fans could choose from six well known venues including: Kokomo Speedway, Fairbury American Legion Speedway, Lernerville Speedway, Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, Weedsport Speedway and Cedar Lake Speedway. Ultimately Kokomo Speedway edged out Fairbury by just 118 votes.

Read more: iRacing's Next Dirt Track Chosen by Fans

 

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