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In the Groove, Issue #010 -- Wolfgang returns to Sprint Car racing
June 12, 2008
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Wolfgang returns to Sprint Car racing

No, Sprint Car legend Doug Wolfgang isnít making a come back, however his 16 year old son Robbie has decided to follow his fatherís footsteps into Sprint Car racing. Robbie had is first drive in a 360 at I-90 Speedway on May 31, finishing 15th in the A-Main. Robbie also ran at Husetís on June 1 where he improved on his previous nightís results finishing 12th. Robbie, who thought Sprint Cars were ďboringĒ when he was younger, hadnít even started a Sprint Car until a few weeks ago.


Outlaws update

Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart Racing team have hit the points lead in the Advance Auto Parts World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series. Schatz, who by his standards has had a slow start to the championship, has now won 5 of the last 6 events, including wins at Attica, Eldora, Knoxville, Tri-City and Missouri State Fair Speedway. Early points leader Jason Meyers now trails Schatz by 37 points. Inclement weather has caused headaches for organizers of the WoO Sprint Series with 15 events now being postponed or canceled due to bad weather.

The WoO next travel to Husetís Speedway on June 13 and then on to Eagle Raceway on June 14.

The WoO top 5 points are:

Donny Schatz (2621), Jason Meyers (2577), Craig Dollansky (2520),
Joey Saldana (2505), Steve Kinser (2369)

Click here to view the full 2008 WoO schedule and to keep up-to-date with the winners of each round


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All Stars gear up for Ohio Speedweek

The 2008 Ohio Sprint Speedweek is fast approaching, with the winged 410 sprint cars converging on Attica Raceway Park on June 22. The event, which began in 1983, is one of the premier weeks on the All Star schedule with nearly 100 drivers competing over the seven nights of dirt track action. Lance Dewease currently leads the championship ahead of Dale Blaney and Randy Hannagan.

This weekend the All Stats return to Central PA for a 3 day swing through Posse country to face some of the toughest local competition in the country. The first of the three stops will be at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday, June 13 followed by Lincoln Speedway on June 14. The series will wrap things up with a stop at Central PA Speedway on Sunday, June 15th in Clearfield, PA.

The current All Stars top 5 points are:

Lance Dewease (1730), Dale Blaney (1563), Randy Hannagan (1559),
Greg Wilson (1548), Paul McMahan (1500)

Click here to view the full 2008 ASCoC schedule and to keep up-to-date with the winners of each round


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Wright leads ASCoT Series

Four-time champion Gary Wright continues to lead the O'Reilly American Sprint Cars on Tour National series points tally. After 13 rounds Wright holds a 38 point lead over Jason Johnson who has won four events to Wrightís single victory. The series kicks off again on June 20 after a long break with the series making its annual journey through the Midwest and Northern Plains. A full contingent of 13 full-time ASCoT competitors will take on the regional and local hotshoes when the series hits Knoxville Raceway on June 20, I-90 Speedway on June 24 and Dakota State Fair Speedway on June 28.

The current ASCoT top 5 points are:

Gary Wright (1549), Jason Johnson (1511), Wayne Johnson (1499),
Zach Chappell (1407), Travis Rilat (1364)

Click here to view the full 2008 ASCoT schedule and to keep up-to-date with the winners of each round


WSS release 08/09 schedule

Speedway Promotions Australia have released a proposed calendar for the 08/09 World Series Sprintcars championship. The series will commence at Brisbane International Speedway on November 8 and conclude at Parramatta City Raceway on January 17. At this stage Australia's only national series will be held over 19 nights of racing.

November 8 - Brisbane International Speedway, Archerfield Qld
November 15 - Tyrepower Parramatta City Raceway, Granville NSW
November 21 - Perth's Motorplex, Kwinana Beach WA
November 22 - Perth's Motorplex, Kwinana Beach WA
November 23 - Albany, WA - To be Confirmed
November 26 - Kalgoorlie, WA - To be Confirmed
November 29 - Speedway City, Virginia SA
December 6 - Hobart Speedway, TAS
December 13 - Mountain Dew Ice Speedway, Latrobe TAS
December 26 - Speedway City, Virginia SA
December 27 - Riverview Speedway, Murray Bridge SA
December 28 - Borderline Speedway, Mt Gambier SA
December 30 - Avalon Speedway, Vic
January 1 - Premier Speedway, Sungold Stadium, Warrnambool VIC
January 9 - Brisbane International Speedway, Archerfield Qld
January 10 - Brisbane International Speedway, Archerfield Qld
January 11 - Charlton Speedway, Toowoomba, Qld
January 16 - Tyrepower Parramatta City Raceway, Granville NSW
January 17 - Tyrepower Parramatta City Raceway, Granville NSW



USAC National Sprint Series

Cole Whitt has taken the lead of the USAC National Sprint Series after winning at Big Diamond Raceway on June 5, followed by a second place behind 16 year old Chad Boat at Hagerstown Speedway on June 7. Whitt leads Levi Jones by 31 points with Jerry Coons Jr. 20 points behind Jones. The USAC National Sprint Car Series heads into a 3-race stretch this weekend starting at the Winchester High Banks on June 12, followed by Shady Bowl Speedway on June 13 and then onto Eldora Speedway on June 14.

The current USAC National Sprint Series top 5 points are:

Cole Whitt (412), Levi Jones (398), Jerry Coons Jr. (374),
Brady Bacon (374), Tracy Hines (338)

Click here to view the full 2008 USAC National Sprint Series schedule and to keep up-to-date with the winners of each round


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