Ticket Renewals for World of Outlaws at Ohsweken Speedway End December 8
OHSWEKEN, ONT. CAN. – December 1, 2017 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will return to Ohsweken Speedway for a 12th consecutive season in 2018…and they will race on back-to-back nights at Ohsweken for the first time since 2010! Meanwhile, dates are finalized for the 14th edition of the Canadian Sprint Car Nationals, and ticket renewals for both WoO and CSCN will end on Friday, December 8.
Known as The Greatest Show on Dirt, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will compete in the Burger Barn Northern Summer Nationals on Monday, July 23, and return on Tuesday, July 24 for the Arrow Express Six Nations Showdown. Officials are expecting increased competition – including several stars from the Pennsylvania Posse – for the expanded event, with each night paying $10,000 USD to the feature winner.
The 2017 editions of the Northern Summer Nationals and Six Nations Showdown combined for the biggest events in Ohsweken Speedway history, and brought NASCAR star Kyle Larson to the track for the first time. Larson claimed the Kool Kidz/Corr-Pak 360 Sprint Car feature win in the Northern Summer Nationals, and finished fourth against the World of Outlaws in the Six Nations Showdown. Larson, Tony Stewart, and Kasey Kahne have all claimed Northern Summer Nationals feature wins; All three brought international attention to Ohsweken Speedway, and were big hits with the huge crowds on hand.
WORLD OF OUTLAWS HISTORY @ OHSWEKEN
The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series debuted at Ohsweken in 2007, and has been a staple on the track’s schedule ever since. Ohsweken has been the site of several memorable moments in World of Outlaws history over the years; Tony Stewart’s first WoO feature win came at Ohsweken in 2011, while Stewart Friesen became just the second Canadian driver ever to win a WoO feature in 2015. Eight-time World of Outlaws champion Donny Schatz leads the all-time WoO feature win list at Ohsweken with four victories, while Jason Sides has three, Tony Stewart has two, and Stewart Friesen, Jason Meyers, and Logan Schuchart have one each.
About Ohsweken Speedway: Founded in 1996, Ohsweken Speedway is a motorsports complex which includes a 3/8 (0.375) mile clay oval track. The facility is owned by the Styres family, and located in the village of Ohsweken, Ontario, Canada. Ohsweken’s weekly Friday night racing program runs from May to September each year, featuring 360 Sprint Cars, Crate Sprint Cars, Thunder Stocks, Mini Stocks, and more, while the season finishes each year with the annual Canadian Sprint Car Nationals. Ohsweken Speedway also hosts weekly Micro Sprint racing on Thursday nights, and has been a yearly stop on the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series schedule since 2007.