World of Outlaws to visit to River Cities Speedway twice again in 2019
GRAND FORKS, N.D. — December 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will again visit River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D., twice in 2019 as part of the Northern Tour. The 1st Leg of the Northern Tour is set for Friday, June 7, with the series returning on Friday, August 16 for the 2nd Leg of the Northern Tour.
The pair of races at River Cities Speedway in 2019 marks the 13th straight year the series has visited the high-banked, three-tenths-mile bullring.
This past season, Donny Schatz swept both events in June and August. The 10-time series champion was also victorious in the companion NLRA Late Model race in August. Schatz and David Gravel split wins at River Cities Speedway in 2017.
The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series first competed at River Cities Speedway in 2007, with Joey Saldana picking up the win in the inaugural event. A total of eight drivers have been victorious at the track with the series over the last 11 years.
World of Outlaws visit Lakeside Speedway in 2019 on October 18
KANSAS CITY, Kan. — December 4, 2019 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will visit Lakeside Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., again in 2019, on Friday, October 18. The date will coincide with the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway, which is less than 10 miles from Lakeside Speedway. The event will mark the 10th consecutive season that the series has competed at the track and the 20th time overall, dating back to 1980.
This past season, Daryn Pittman was victorious at Lakeside Speedway, which marked his second victory at the track, but first since 2003. Brian Brown scored a very popular win at Lakeside in 2017 in front of his home crowd.
Brad Sweet won at Lakeside for the first time in 2016. Schatz was victorious at Lakeside Speedway in 2015. That win marked the first for Schatz at the venue. Madsen won at Lakeside Speedway in 2014, while Daryn Pittman, the 2013 World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series champion, won back in 2003.
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World of Outlaws visit Red River Valley Speedway in 2019 for the Duel in the Dakotas on August 17
WEST FARGO, N.D. — December 4, 2018 — The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will visit Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, N.D., for the third consecutive year on Saturday, August 17, 2019 for the “Duel in the Dakotas.”
The event will mark the 33rd A-Feature event contested by the series at the track, dating back to 1981. A total of 14 drivers have picked up A-Feature wins with the series at the track during that span.
Donny Schatz who calls Fargo home, won for the fifth time at Red River Valley Speedway this past season. The 10-time series champion won both night of the 2006 “Duel in the Dakotas.”
Schatz has won at least once at every track in his home state of North Dakota that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has competed it. He raced with the Outlaws for the first time at Red River Valley Speedway as a teenager in 1993, finishing 15th.
In the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series return to Red River Valley Speedway in 2017, the late Jason Johnson picked up the win.