OIL IN THE VEINS: Joey Saldana’s Passion for World of Outlaws Racing Still Strong

Looking back on his 18-year World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series career, with 105 wins, Joey Saldana is satisfied. To him, it’s a respectable career and said he’s happy with it. However, there’s reluctance in his voice when saying “happy.” At 48-years-old, he won’t say he’s retired from full-time World of Outlaws …

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Hall-of-Famers & Heroes Recall Memorable Races Friday & Saturday on DIRTVision

CONCORD, NC — It’s a Hall-of-Fame Friday and Summer-of-Money Saturday this weekend on DIRTVision presented by Drydene when some of Dirt Track Racing’s most popular drivers come together to recall a few of their most memorable World of Outlaws races. First up tonight at 7 pm ET presented by Morton Buildings, the comedy duo of …

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Joey Saldana Reflects on Driving the JJR 41 at Lakeside Speedway in the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout

Joey Saldana Reflects on Driving the JJR 41 at Lakeside Speedway in the FVP Platinum Battery Shootout

KANSAS CITY, KS. — October 16, 2018 — Joey Saldana has a number of similar character traits to the late Jason Johnson. First and foremost, Saldana is a family man, just as Johnson was. The native of Brownsburg, IN, also has a deep competitive fire and passion for the sport of sprint car racing. Both of those were mantras of Johnson’s as well. Saldana is also very humble, just as Johnson was throughout his career.

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Eagle Raceway always Special for Saldana

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Eagle Raceway always Special for Joey Saldana

EAGLE, NE — June 8, 2017 —Indiana is home for Joey Saldana, but for the rest his family, Nebraska is where they originally hail from. Lincoln to be exact. That makes visiting the Cornhusker state always special for the second-generation driver, especially when he gets the chance to compete at Eagle Raceway.

Saldana and his fellow World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series competitors will return to Eagle Raceway for the first time since 2012 on Tuesday, June 13 for the running of the Eagle Nationals.

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Saldana Wants Win 100 at Thunderbowl

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Joey Saldana looks to add another World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series win at Thunderbowl Raceway on March 17 & 18

by Gary Thomas

TULARE, CA – March 8, 2017 — Throughout the years, one of the more accomplished World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series drivers at Thunderbowl Raceway has been Brownsburg, Indiana’s Joey Saldana, who returns to the track on March 17 and 18 aboard the Stenhouse Jr./ Wood Racing No. 17 Sprinter.

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Saldana to Park It in 2017

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Saldana to Park It in 2017

Will drive the No. 17 for Matt Wood and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

CONCORD, N.C. – Nov. 28, 2016 – Joey Saldana is not only carrying on his family legacy into the 2017 racing season, but also living out the legacy left by the late Bryan Clauson. Saldana teamed up with Matt Wood and NASCAR star Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to pilot the Elk Grove Ford/ Roth Investments No. 17 racecar in the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series tour next season – an aspiration of Clauson’s since he first hopped into a 410 Sprint Car.

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