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Clanton Joins Kennedy Motorsports For 2012 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Campaign


After Leaving RSD Enterprises Seat, Georgia Driver Will Follow National Tour As Teammate To New York's John Lobb

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 30, 2011 – Shane Clanton will close one chapter in his dirt Late Model life and begin a new one in 2012.

The 36-year-old driver from Fayetteville, Ga., decided on Monday to make a dramatic change in his career path, leaving Ronnie Dobbins's RSD Enterprises team to join the fledgling Kennedy Motorsports operation as a teammate to 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Rookie of the Year contender John Lobb of Frewsburg, N.Y.
Read more: • Clanton Joins Kennedy Motorsports
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Eckert's Wild 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series Championship Celebration Was A Long Time Coming


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 23, 2011 - Rick Eckert had never experienced a moment quite like the one that immediately followed the final night of the fifth annual Lowes Foods World Finals presented by Tom's Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature's Own at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.

But of course, no one around dirt Late Model racing had ever seen anything like it.
Read more: • Eckert's 2011 Championship Season
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Eckert Collects $100,000 For First-Ever World of Outlaws Late Model Series Title At Sunday's Awards Banquet


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 6, 2010 – Twenty-four hours after clinching the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship, Rick Eckert's head finally came out of the clouds.

On Sunday Eckert received his $100,000 check for winning the title during the national tour's annual 'Night of Champions' Awards Banquet at the Great Wolf Lodge, capping an emotional whirlwind that put the York, Pa., driver on top of the dirt Late Model world.
Read more: 2011 WoO LMS Awards Banquet

Lowes Foods on Center Stage as Title Sponsor of World of Outlaws World Finals

Tom’s Snacks, Coca-Cola, Nature’s Own and Kellogg’s Join Lowes Foods for Huge Season Finale


CONCORD, N.C. — Nov. 3, 2011 — Lowes Foods returns as title sponsor for the Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by Tom’s Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature’s Own beginning tonight with Kellogg’s Qualifying Night at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.


This marks the second consecutive year Lowes Foods has been title sponsor on the championship-deciding season finale for the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Big-Block Modified Super DIRTcar Series.

Read more: •Lowes Foods Takes Center Stage at World Finals
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series News & Notes: Previewing The Lowes Foods World Finals At The Dirt Track At Charlotte


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Nov. 2, 2011 –

ON A ROLL: Jonathan Davenport nearly pulled off an unprecedented sweep of last year's Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Tom's Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature's Own. This weekend (Nov. 3-5) he returns to The Dirt Track at Charlotte looking like a driver who just might get out the broom and finish the job.
Read more: • Lowes Foods World Finals Preview
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Win a Trip for Two to the DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH!

Enter contest at all-new official World of Outlaws page on Facebook

How does a week in Florida at the DIRTcar Nationals by UNOH during February sound? For two fans it could be as simple as entering the “Show Us Your Colors” contest on the all-new official World of Outlaws Facebook page. Click http://www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, post a picture of you in your favorite World of Outlaws apparel, get as many of your friends as possible to vote for the picture, and you’ll win the trip to Florida. It’s as simple as that. Better hurry, though, because the contest ends Dec. 5.

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Richards Ready For Another Championship Battle With A Mentor At Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals Nov. 3-5


This Year Rick Eckert Stands Between Richards And A Third Straight World of Outlaws Late Model Series Title At The Dirt Track At Charlotte

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 21, 2011 – Josh Richards has already outdueled two of his racing mentors for World of Outlaws Late Model Series championships. Can he down another to grab an unprecedented third title in a row?

The 23-year-old sensation from Shinnston, W.Va., will get his chance Nov. 3-5 during the fifth annual Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Tom's Snacks, Coca-Cola and Nature's Own, which closes the national full-fender tour's 2011 campaign with a pair of 50-lap, $10,000-to-win A-Mains at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Read more: Eyeing Title No. 3
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series News & Notes: Eckert/Richards Championship Battle Heads To Charlotte On Wednesday Night (Oct. 12)


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

CONCORD, NC – Oct. 11, 2011 –

HEADED TO CAROLINA: The path to the 2011 World of Outlaws Late Model Series championship now runs through The Dirt Track at Charlotte – and the two combatants for the $100,000 crown are ready to hit the immaculate four-tenths-mile oval at full strength.

Rick Eckert of York, Pa., leads the WoO LMS standings by just 22 points over Josh Richards of Shinnston, W.Va., entering the World of Outlaws Showdown on Wednesday night (Oct. 12) at The Dirt Track, which is set to host three of the tour's last four events this season.
Read more: Moving On To Charlotte
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World of Outlaws Late Model Series Event Preview: Super DIRT Week Special At Rolling Wheels Raceway Park On Thurs., Oct. 6


By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ELBRIDGE, NY – Oct. 4, 2011 –

CHASE HEATS UP: Rick Eckert has finished second in both of his previous World of Outlaws Late Model Series starts at Rolling Wheels Raceway Park. Josh Richards has struggled in his two visits to the five-eighths-mile oval.

So does that spell Advantage, Eckert, in the battle for the 2011 points championship when the national tour returns to Rolling Wheels on Thursday night (Oct. 6) for a 50-lap, $10,000-to-win event during the Northeast's racing spectacular known as Super DIRT Week?
Read more: Points Battle Heads To The Wheels
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Super DIRT Week Visit To Rolling Wheels Raceway Park On October 6 Brings Back Memories For Mark Richards


Father Of Two-Time World of Outlaws Late Model Series Champ Josh Richards Has Some History At Central New York's Big Racing Week

By Kevin Kovac, WoO LMS P.R. Director

ELBRIDGE, NY – Sept. 28, 2011 – When the World of Outlaws Late Model Series ends a six-year absence from the Super DIRT Week schedule with a visit to Rolling Wheels Raceway Park on Thurs., Oct. 6, Mark Richards will renew his own connection to central New York's huge fall festival of speed.

The father/car owner of two-time defending WoO LMS champion Josh Richards might be a life-long dirt Late Model loyalist, but he also happens to possess some under-the-radar history at the biggest event of the year for the Northeast's DIRTcar Modified division.
Read more: • Mark Richards Returns To Super DIRT Week

 

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