Tucker White - Apr 3, 2022

BRISTOL, Tenn. — Track workers crept along the lines in the dirt left by the water truck to inspect the surface. Meanwhile, the truck drove clockwise around the track and shot a stream of water out toward the wall. On the backstretch, it dropped down a lane and repeated the process. Some laps, it shot […]

Knoxville Entry List Announced
Connor Ferguson - May 6, 2020

This morning, World of Outlaws fans saw the Knoxville Entry List announced for Friday night’s return to racing at the Sprint Car Capital of the World. Headlined by a plethora of sprint car talent from the Outlaws and Knoxville as well as a pair of NASCAR drivers, the loaded entry list was made public on […]

WoO announces 16-race slate, Dennis Erb Jr. disqualified
Connor Ferguson - May 5, 2020

The World of Outlaws (WoO) announced a 16-race slate through the middle of June for its Sprint Car and Late Model tour schedules this morning. Starting on Friday, the series will run its first of the 16 announced races at Knoxville Raceway with a $10,000-to-win prize for the sprint car victor. WoO announce 16-race slate […]

Bobby Mincer
Connor Ferguson - May 5, 2020

The end-of-year banquet that takes place at Knoxville Raceway after every season of racing is a night where the track hands out cash and contingency prizes to its drivers after a hard fought season. For some teams, it’s an extra couple of parts they can use to upgrade their car here and there. However, for […]

Austin McCarl
Connor Ferguson - May 4, 2020

The 2020 season was supposed to be the start of something new for Austin McCarl. The Altoona, Iowa native had planned on broadening his horizons and taking a sprint car outside of Knoxville Raceways borders. Friday (Hot laps @ 6:30 p.m. on DirtVision) however, McCarl will strap into his own No. 17A car. He’ll be racing […]

Daryn Pittman
Connor Ferguson - Apr 30, 2020

Daryn Pittman has won just about every race there is to win in Sprint Car racing. He sits ninth on the all-time World of Outlaws Sprint Cars win list. It’s been an illustrious career. However, Pittman has yet to win an Outlaws feature race at Knoxville Raceway, and when the series heads there next Friday, […]

World of Outlaws title
Connor Ferguson - Apr 28, 2020

The World of Outlaws top two touring series officially announced their returns to the race track will come in May in the state of Iowa. The series issued a release today detailing the events, which are set to be full, points paying events that will be ran without fans in attendance. “In conjunction with the […]

World of Outlaws
Connor Ferguson - Apr 14, 2020

Multiple companies released statements regarding the status of Kyle Larson following Sunday’s incident. The World of Outlaws became the latest on Tuesday afternoon. In the statement, the series says that it does not condone the use of the racial slur that Larson uttered on an iRacing broadcast and that it violates Rule 2.2A. However, as long as […]

Connor Ferguson - Apr 14, 2020

Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Monday morning that Kyle Larson would be fired from his position with the NASCAR Cup team. Now, the main sponsor of Larson’s NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team in Chevrolet has done the same. Kyle Larson loses World of Outlaws team Sponsor in Chevrolet Chevrolet released […]

Jason Johnson
Connor Ferguson - Apr 6, 2020

We looked back at an Eldora Kings Royal last week, so I wanted to take time to reminisce about an old Knoxville Nationals this week. I figured the first one to take a look at was the best one I’ve seen in my lifetime – Jason Johnson’s 2016 Knoxville Nationals victory over Donny Schatz. It […]

Christopher Bell, World of Outlaws
Connor Ferguson - Apr 1, 2020

Wednesday night marked the start of Fox Sports 1’s Wednesday Night iRacing series that the television network decided to start during the COVID-19 crisis. Featuring the World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model series, the debut night of racing didn’t disappoint. “We see the NASCAR stuff on Sunday’s and now with the Outlaws coming […]

World of Outlaws iRacing
Connor Ferguson - Apr 1, 2020

In an unprecedented abeyance of sports in the United States amid efforts to control the COVID-19 outbreak across the country, iRacing is all the rage. Providing a subtle, relative return to normalcy, watching virtual racing has become must-see TV in a world craving for televised, live sports where the result isn’t known. The World of […]

Brad Doty
Connor Ferguson - Mar 30, 2020

When Steve Kinser, Sammy Swindell, and Doug Wolfgang were competing in the same race during the 1980’s, it was almost unthinkable that one of them wouldn’t win it. Kinser stuck to racing the full Outlaws slate most years of the decade, while Swindell and Wolfgang ran at other tracks as opposed to the entirety of […]

Daryn Pittman, kings royal
Connor Ferguson - Mar 29, 2020

Our Next Stop in our Racing Re-Watch series takes us back to an old Kings Royal at Eldora Speedway. As the marquee event on the track’s schedule and one of the crown jewels of the World of Outlaws slate every year, it’s a big deal to win it. We visited with the winner of the […]

Smokey Snellbaker
Connor Ferguson - Mar 23, 2020

For my second story of these racing re-watch articles, I wanted to challenge myself a little bit. I wanted it to be an old sprint car race, but I hadn’t narrowed it down quite yet on which one to choose. I checked out the DirtVision Vault – an online collection of classic races that fans […]

David Gravel
Connor Ferguson - Mar 15, 2020

David Gravel had one of the most anticipating storylines to an already packed 2020 racing season. The World of Outlaws star – fresh off his best career season in the sprint car series – was set to take to the asphalt in a NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series ride with GMS Racing. The […]

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Jack Oliver Smith - Mar 15, 2020

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Tom Luttermoser - Mar 15, 2020

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Martin Brundle at Williams
Jack Oliver Smith - Mar 15, 2020

The second part of examining F1’s biggest hypothetical scenarios sees us focus on all the oh-so-nearly driver signings by the Williams team. After many years of toil in the back and the middle of the grid, Sir Frank Williams’ eponymous Formula 1 team finally made their much-deserved breakthrough in 1979. A first win at Silverstone […]

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Tom Luttermoser - Mar 15, 2020

NASCAR is at a crossroads. Do they continue to cater to an aging fanbase? Do they follow the OEMs to electrify with a Hybrid NASCAR? Look at any form of NASCAR social media. Now go post “NASCAR is going electric” or “Hybrid NASCAR” I dare you. You’ll likely be mocked mercilessly. Add to that receiving […]

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Hayden Murdock - Mar 15, 2020

The Craftsman Truck Series rolls into Austin, Texas for the XPEL 225, the first of a NASCAR tripleheader at the 3.4-mile road course.  In 2021, the Truck Series race had a wild finish between three veteran racers, allowing Zane Smith and Front Row Motorsports to go back-to-back in Austin. Sheldon Creed earned the pole in qualifying but an […]

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Ajanni Murrell - Mar 15, 2020

NASCAR Xfinity Series drivers are rolling into COTA for the first road course of the year. The latest viral star, Josh Williams, is suspended. After pulling off one of the crazier things you’ll see on a racetrack NASCAR told Josh Williams to stay at home for this weekend’s round at Circuit of The Americas. Williams […]

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Justin Russo - Mar 15, 2020

The NASCAR Cup Series visits COTA this weekend to mark the first road course race of the year with some big names getting in on the action. Just as the left turns began to feel normal again for the drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2023, they’re off to Austin, Texas to take on […]

Jake Dennis, Avalanche Andretti Formula E, Porsche 99 X Electric Gen3
Olivia Carbone - Mar 15, 2020

Formula E comes back after nearly a month off and is ready to race in Sao Paulo, Brazil, for the first time. After Round 5, held in Cape Town three weeks ago, Formula E returns to race in yet another new location on the 2023 calendar: Brazil. The Sao Paulo E-Prix will be the home […]