Monday, April 1, 2013

World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series at a Glance

 
 
Antioch Speedway, Calistoga Speedway

ANTIOCH, Calif. - April 1, 2013 - A pair of dramatically different tracks highlight this weekend's World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series events in California.

On Friday, Antioch Speedway - a high-banked, 3/8 mile - hosts the premier sprint car series for the third time in as many years. Californian Tim Kaeding won a thriller on the final lap last season with 20-time champion Steve Kinser claiming the inaugural event in 2011.

Scenic Calistoga Speedway, which is a flatter half mile, will have a race on Saturday for the 25th time in the past 28 years. Kinser has a series-leading five feature victories during that span at Calistoga Speedway.

WHEN

Friday, April 5, at Antioch Speedway in Antioch, Calif. The front gate is scheduled to open at 1 p.m.

Saturday, April 6, at Calistoga Speedway in Calistoga, Calif. The front gate is scheduled to open at 4 p.m. with qualifying around 6:30 p.m.

WHERE

Antioch Speedway is located at 1201 W. 10th Street in Antioch, Calif. Click on the link for a map ( http://goo.gl/maps/Myiyj).

Calistoga Speedway is located at 1435 North Oak Street in Calistoga, Calif. Click on the link for a map ( http://g.co/maps/pzhap).

TICKETS

Tickets for the events at Antioch Speedway and Calistoga Speedway can be purchased by clicking WorldofOutlaws.com/tickets or calling 877-395-8606.

ABOUT THE TRACKS

Antioch Speedway is a high-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 11.563 seconds was established by Sammy Swindell on Sept. 12, 2011.

Calistoga Speedway is a semi-banked, half-mile oval. The track record of 16.057 seconds was established by Mark Kinser on Aug. 31, 1997.

PREVIOUS WINNERS

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

2012 - Tim Kaeding on Sept. 10

2011 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 12

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

2012 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 9

2011 - Jason Sides on April 2

2007 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 1, Danny Lasoski on Sept. 2

2006 - Craig Dollansky on Sept. 3

2005 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3

2004 - Donny Schatz on Sept. 4

2003 - Danny Lasoski on Aug. 31

2002 - Daryn Pittman on Sept. 1

2001 - Jeff Shepard on Sept. 2

2000 - Danny Lasoski on Sept. 3

1999 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 5

1998 - Stevie Smith on Sept. 6

1997 - Sammy Swindell on Aug. 31

1996 - Dave Blaney on Sept. 1

1995 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 3

1994 - Jeff Swindell on Sept. 4

1993 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 5

1992 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 6

1991 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 1

1990 - Sammy Swindell on Sept. 9

1989 - Jac Haudenschild on Sept. 10

1987 - Steve Kinser on Sept. 20

1986 - Doug Wolfgang on Oct. 19

1978 - Rick Ferkel on June 10, Johnny Anderson on Sept. 23

3/8-MILE WINNERS

There have been two races on a 3/8-mile track this season. The winners are: Kyle Larson - 1 (Stockton 99 Dirt Track on March 22) and Daryn Pittman - 1 (Tucson International Raceway on March 9).

HALF-MILE WINNERS

There have been five races on a half-mile track this season. The winners are: Tim Kaeding - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 7); Danny Lasoski - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 17); Terry McCarl - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 16); Daryn Pittman - 1 (Volusia Speedway Park on Feb. 15) and Donny Schatz - 1 (The Dirt Track at Las Vegas on March 6).

 

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