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The inaugural Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway in Pevely, Missouri is up next for the World of Outlaws on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8. The finale of the event will be 55 laps of green flag racing with the winner earning $20,000 as the Month of Money continues for the World of Outlaws. After getting rained out in the spring at I-55, the Ironman 55 will be the series only stop of the season at the always racy, high-banked 1/3-mile bullring. In each of the last 14 events for the World of Outlaws at I-55, there has been a different winner. Last season at the track, Jason Meyers edged Craig Dollansky to pick up his first career win at the track which is co-owned by Ken Schrader.
On Friday, August 7 at I-55 Raceway, the pit gates will open at 4 p.m. Central, with the grandstand gates also opening at 4 p.m. Central with hot laps set for 6 p.m. Central.
On Saturday, August 8 at I-55 Raceway, the pit gates will open at 2 p.m. Central, with the grandstand gates also opening at 2 p.m. Central with hot laps set for 6 p.m. Central.
I-55 Raceway is located in Pevely, Missouri. Take I-55 to Herculaneum exit (#178), head east on U.S. 61/67, go north to Herky-Horine Road, then 1/2-mile west.
On Friday, August 7 at I-55 Raceway, general admission tickets will be $27, with reserved tickets $29. 2-day tickets are available if purchased before Thursday, August 6 for $50 and includes a pit pass for Saturday. For tickets call the track at 636-479-3219.
On Saturday, August 8 at I-55 Raceway, general admission tickets will be $35 with reserved tickets $37. 2-day tickets are available if purchased before Thursday, August 6 for $50 and includes a pit pass for Saturday. For tickets call the track at 636-479-3219.
ON THE INTERNET
Listen live as the Voice of the Outlaws, Johnny Gibson, calls the action at all World of Outlaws Sprint Series events on the DIRTVision.com. cybercast, as well as on the DIRT Radio Network Go to http://www.DIRTVision.com for more information on all the features, including updated results from each night of racing as well as a chat room to interact with other fans listening to the action.
The World of Outlaws is at: http://www.worldofoutlaws.com/sprint
I-55 Raceway is at: http://www.i55raceway.com
DIRTVision is at: http://www.dirtvision.com
ABOUT THE TRACK
I-55 is a high-banked 1/3-mile. The track record of 10.189 seconds was established by Stevie Smith on March 30, 2002.
World of Outlaws Sprint Series A-Feature winners at I-55 Raceway include:
2008- Jason Meyers on April 5
2007: Joey Saldana on July 7
2006: Donny Schatz on April 1, Brooke Tatnell on July 8
2005- Kraig Kinser on April 2, Chad Kemenah on July 8
2004- Danny Lasoski on Aug. 7, Craig Dollansky on April 17
2003- Steve Kinser on April 12, Tyler Walker on July 12
2002- Jac Haudenschild on March 30, Daryn Pittman on July 13
2001-Randy Hannagan on March 24, Stevie Smith on July 14
2000- Jac Haudenschild on July 22
1999- Jac Haudenschild on July 24
1998- Stevie Smith on July 25, Andy Hillenburg on Oct. 10
1997- Mark Kinser on May 18, Sammy Swindell on Oct. 11
1996- Mark Kinser on June 12
1992- Steve Kinser on June 10
1991- Sammy Swindell on May 4
1990- Sammy Swindell on April 14
1989- Doug Wolfgang on April 15, Doug Wolfgang on Aug. 11
1988- Steve Kinser on April 23
1987- Brad Doty on April 22, Steve Kinser on Sept. 25
FEATURE WINNERS: There has been 46 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series A-Feature event held in 2009. The winners include: Joey Saldana (Volusia Speedway Park, Silver Dollar Speedway, Thunderbowl Raceway, Lone Star Speedway, Houston Raceway Park, The Dirt Track @ Lowes Motor Speedway, Virginia Motor Speedway, Lawrenceburg Speedway, Dodge City Raceway Park-twice, U.S. 36 Raceway and 34 Raceway), Donny Schatz (Volusia Speedway Park-twice, The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Knoxville Raceway, Eldora Speedway, Canandaigua Speedway, Lawrenceburg Speedway, River Cities Speedway, Cedar Lake Speedway, Eldora Speedway and K-C Raceway), Danny Lasoski (Delaware International Speedway, Nodak Speedway, Eagle Raceway, Charter Raceway Park and Lernerville Speedway), Jason Meyers (Silver Dollar Speedway, Paducah International Raceway, I-96 Speedway, Red River Valley Speedway and Ohsweken Speedway), Greg Hodnett (Williams Grove Speedway-twice), Steve Kinser (Tri-State Speedway and Limaland Motorsports Park), Terry McCarl (Knoxville Raceway and Eldora Speedway), Dale Blaney (Attica Raceway Park), Craig Dollansky (Lebanon Valley Speedway), Randy Hannagan (Thunderbowl Raceway), Tim Kaeding (Riverside International Speedway),Chad Kemenah (Manzanita Speedway), Jason Sides (Ohsweken Speedway) and Stevie Smith (Lernerville Speedway).
1/3-MILE-WINNERS: I-55 Raceway is a high-banked 1/3-mile oval.), The World of Outlaws have raced five times this season on a track that size. The winners include: Danny Lasoski (Eagle Raceway and Charter Raceway Park), Dale Blaney (Attica Raceway Park), Randy Hannagan (Thunderbowl Raceway), and Joey Saldana (Thunderbowl Raceway).