World of Outlaws World Finals to Air LIVE on SPEED
Racing Group announces its season-ending event for its World of Outlaws series
will be broadcast LIVE on SPEED from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Nov. 3, 2007.
events and thousands of miles traveling across the country, where more than 1.2
million fans will have attended a World of Outlaws event, it’s all coming down
to one last weekend at The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway. More than
$200,000 is at stake for the season finale where for the first time in history,
the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws Late Model Series
will crown its champions at the same place and on the same weekend.
of Outlaws World Finals from The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway is going to
make more history when SPEED televises the inaugural season-ending, championship-deciding
events live, marking the first time dirt late models will air live on
“If you can’t
get excited about World of Outlaws cars sliding around The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s
Motor Speedway, than you are not a true race fan,” said Rick Miner, SPEED SVP
of Production & Network Operations. “It’s organized mayhem at its best.”
of Outlaws World Finals is a destination event for fans of sprint cars and dirt
late models,” World Racing Group President Tom Deery said. “Now, it can also be
a destination event for everybody who has a television.”
North America will be on their way
to The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway for the three-day event. Fans in 43
states — including
— and four Canadian provinces already have purchased tickets to attend the
inaugural World Finals.
unprecedented World of Outlaws World Finals features qualifying events on
Thursday, Nov. 1, and twin shows on Friday and Saturday (Nov. 2-3) for the
World of Outlaws Sprint Cars and Late Models. Saturday’s season-finale events,
which will crown champions for both series, will air on SPEED.
World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz, who in 2008 will drive for Tony Stewart
Racing, has only a 19-point lead over Kasey Kahne Racing’s Joey Saldana in the
sprint car standings. In the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, Steve Francis
owns a 52-point advantage over Chub Frank and an 86-point lead over Clint Smith
as all three aims to win their first series championship.
for the Nov. 1-3 World of Outlaws World Finals are on sale by calling the Lowe’s
Motor Speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS or visiting www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.
to the World Finals is taking place at dirt tracks across the country, and a
list of events is at www.WorldofOutlaws.com. To follow along with the
championship races — in addition to a Super DIRT Week special event at 5 p.m.
on Oct. 28 — tune into SPEED on Sundays and check out SPEEDtv.com for the
latest broadcast schedule.