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SCHATZ CHARGES FORWARD AT ELDORA

Schatz at speed on the high banks of Eldora Speedway (Travis Branch photo.)

ROSSBURG, Ohio (May 6, 2012) – The World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Series’ first 2012 visit to Tony Stewart’s Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio, followed the script of what has been a wild first quarter of the season.

Four-time WoO champion Donny Schatz led the Tony Stewart Racing (TSR) contingent in the two-night Outlaw Thunder presented by Goodyear, earning a runner-up finish Friday and sixth place Saturday. Steve Kinser finished third and eighth over the two nights, respectively, while Tony Stewart came home seventh Friday and 18th Saturday. Continue reading SCHATZ CHARGES FORWARD AT ELDORA

SCHATZ RETURNS TO ELDORA

Donny and Sammy Swindell battle it out. (Travis Branch photo)

Tony Stewart Racing Tandem Feeling the Need for Speed at Eldora

INDIANAPOLIS (May 2, 2012) – Getting behind the wheel of any racecar takes a lot of nerve. Jumping in one that weighs in the neighborhood of 1,200 pounds and possesses more than 900 horsepower can be a little overwhelming.

There isn’t much that intimidates the adrenaline junkies known as the World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Series, but if there were a track that might, it’d be the famed high banks of Eldora Speedway in Rossburg, Ohio. The speed, coupled with the G-forces a driver feels circling the half-mile dirt oval owned by Tony Stewart, pushes the limits of bravery. It’s the thrill of being the best at Eldora that outweighs any sort of reluctance from the best Sprint car drivers in the world. Continue reading SCHATZ RETURNS TO ELDORA

SCHATZ WINS WOO FARMER CITY

Donny Schatz celebrates WoO Win No. 116. (Travis Branch Photo)

Victory Moves Schatz Back on Top

FARMER CITY, Ill. (April 25, 2012) There were nearly a half-dozen drivers within striking distance of the lead eight laps into the World of Outlaws feature at Farmer City Raceway on Wednesday.

As the competitors banged wheels and narrowly negotiated lapped traffic, the packed stands took advantage of the first World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series event at the high-banked, quarter-mile oval since 2003. Continue reading SCHATZ WINS WOO FARMER CITY

SCHATZ JOINS PRELUDE FIELD

Ready for Action. (Travis Branch photo)

WORLD OF OUTLAWS SPRINT CAR SERIES CHAMPIONS JOIN
FEED THE CHILDREN PRELUDE TO THE DREAM LINEUP

ROSSBURG, Ohio (April 21, 2012) – The concrete wall ringing the dirt around the topside of Tony Stewart’s historic Eldora Speedway has intimidated just about every driver who has ever turned laps at the nationally acclaimed half-mile clay oval.

Two drivers who have plenty of respect for those walls are World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champions Steve Kinser and Donny Schatz, and they are the two most recent additions to the driver lineup for the June 6 Prelude to the Dream. Continue reading SCHATZ JOINS PRELUDE FIELD