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Pevely, MO (July 25, 2007) Twelve NASCAR drivers were on hand at I-55 Raceway for the M&M Night of NASCAR Stars charity event. Ken Schrader, Kenny Wallace, Mike Wallace, Dave Blaney, David Reutimann, Phil Parsons, Brendan Gaughan, Jason Leffler, Stephen Leight, Ron Hornaday, Rick Crawford and David Gilliland were on hand and competed against each in a complete race program driving UMP DIRTcar Modifieds. Kevin Harvick and Clint Bowyer were also scheduled to be on hand, but their flight had to make an emergency landing and they were unable to make it to the event.
Pevely, MO (July 21, 2007) Ken Schrader returned to his own track and dominated the UMP Late Model main event as he took the victory by a full straight-away over second place finisher Bryan Collins. Meanwhile, Collins had his hands full in a four car battle for the second position. Collins, Tim Ratajczyk, Jeff Johns and Dewayne Kiefer had a tremendous battle for the second spot as they swapped around positions lap after lap. Jeff Johns would claim the third spot behind Collins with Kiefer taking fourth and Ratajczyk fifth.
Pevely, MO (July 14, 2007) Shop N Save and WIL 92.3 partnered with I-55 Raceway to put on a special event to raise money for the Special Olympics. A large field of cars and a huge fan turnout raised lots of money for the Special Olympics.
A field of thirty UMP DIRTcar Late Models were on hand for the $5,000 to win special. In the main event it was Randy Korte of Highland, IL that put on a dominating performance as he lap all but the first eight finishers in the thirty lap main event that went caution free. Korte crossed the finish line with a full half track lead over second place finish Jeff Johns. Tim Ratajczyk started on the pole for the main event after winning his qualifying heat and the dash and would lead the first three laps before Korte would sweep past him and pull away. Bryan Collins charged through the field as well as he moved from his eighth starting position to finish third behind Jeff Johns. Tim Manville also was impressive as he came from the tenth starting spot to finish fourth. Billy Faust completed the top five.
Pevely, MO (July 7, 2007) Kenny Schrader returned to I-55 Raceway for the third time with his U.M.P. Modified and picked up his second feature win. Schrader won his qualifying heat race but the slipped back during the dash and ended up starting the feature event from the fifth position. He immediately began his charge toward the front once the green flag fell and moved past early race leader Bobby Martintoni on lap nine. Schrader would lead the rest of the way to pick up the victory. Martintoni would have his hands full with Paul Bauman as the two battled for the second position the final five laps, but Martintoni would hold on. Mark Miner would cross the line in fourth behind Bauman and Scott Weber completed the top five.
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Pevely, MOJuly 7, 2007--By: Tony Veneziano, World of Outlaws PR Director
Joey Saldana earned every penny of the $10,000 he pocketed on Saturday night at I-55 Raceway for winning the fourth event of the SuperClean Summer of Money on ESPN2 for the World of Outlaws.
After starting on the pole on a very hot and humid night, he lost a couple of positions on the opening lap and found himself in third for the first 17 laps of the race. He then lost another position on the 18th lap to fall to fourth, before working his way back to the front and ultimately making the pass for the lead and the win on Danny Lasoski on the 29th lap.
Harrah's Casino presents the World of Outlaws sponsored by the Missouri/Illinois Dodge Dealers and Red Baron Pizza are gearing up for the fourth event of the SuperClean Summer of Money on Saturday, July 7 at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri. The track always provides close racing and is a favorite of most every driver in the pit area.
The series has been competing at the track since 1987. In that time, 12 drivers have won at the track, including nine current World of Outlaws competitors.
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- Ken Schrader takes modified win at his track! Haynes, Harrison, Nations & Fisher also win!
- Brian Shirley claims Tri-Track Challenge win at I-55 Raceway; Bittle, Naeger & Price also take wins!