Thursday, March 28, 2013

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at a Glance

MERCED, Calif. - March 25, 2013 - Merced Speedway is coming at a good time for Sammy Swindell, who has claimed the only two World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series feature events at the third-mile oval. 

Swindell, who has only one top five in the first 10 races this season, and the premier sprint car series makes their third visit in as many seasons at Merced Speedway on Friday. 

On the opposite end of the spectrum, California native and the most recent feature winner, Paul McMahan, will make his second appearance with the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at the track. McMahan, who recently announced his full-time status as an Outlaw, is the only driver within 100 points of championship points leader Daryn Pittman. 


Friday, March 29, at Merced Speedway in Merced, Calif. The front gate is scheduled to open at 1 p.m. with qualifying at approximately 7 p.m. 


Merced Speedway is located at the Merced County Fairgrounds at 900 Martin Luther King Way in Merced, Calif. Click on the link for a map ( 


Tickets can be purchased by clicking or calling 877-395-8606. 


Merced Speedway is a semi-banked, third-mile oval. The track record of 10.878 seconds was established by Kraig Kinser on March 30, 2012. 


World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series A-Feature Winners at Merced Speedway: 

2012 - Sammy Swindell on March 30 

2011 - Sammy Swindell on April 1 


There have been two races on a third-mile oval this season. The winners are: Craig Dollansky - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 16) and Tim Kaeding - 1 (Thunderbowl Raceway on March 15).


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