ONE AND ONLY CLASS: Star-studded Field Of Drivers Set For Historic Knoxville Weekend

Seventy drivers from 16 states and three countries will come together at Knoxville Raceway for “The One and Only” to make history with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Aug. 13-15. Among them include reigning Series champion Brad Sweet, 10-time Series champion Donny Schatz, 2019 Knoxville Nationals winner David Gravel, motorsports-star …

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Checkered Past: Seven Seasons of Sam

Sammy Swindell is an international treasure that rivals have buried both figuratively and professionally. Public relations were always an Achilles Heel and why his Simpson Safety shoes never took root at the Indianapolis 500 or Daytona 500. No one ever questioned his talent or acumen. Sammy would have modified and mastered those machines just as …

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WHAT TO WATCH FOR: World of Outlaws set for historic weekend in Haubstadt

Tri-State Speedway will make history with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series this weekend on June 19-20. It’ll be the first doubleheader at the Haubstadt, IN track in the history of the sport. It will also mark the first time since 1995 that the World of Outlaws has been broadcast nationally. …

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It’s Bristol, baby! DIRTVision Watch Party Big Hit with Fans

CONCORD, NC — Two of the most talked about race weekends in World of Outlaws history are the 2000 and 2001 events at Bristol Motor Speedway, which was covered in dirt. On Saturday night, DIRTVision presented by Drydene replayed the events as part of its weekly Fast Pass Friday and Saturday Watch Parties, and fans …

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BRISTOL TITAN: Sammy Swindell reflects on Bristol wins, timeless career

A state trooper stood at the pit gate going into Turn 3 at Bristol Motor Speedway, speed gun in hand. With a cloud of dirt filling the coliseum-like arena, he pointed the gun at the pack of 900-hp winged chariots soaring by. Later in the day, as Sammy Swindell was walking out of the track, …

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Checkered Past: An Introduction

I knew this World of Outlaws thing would stick. Sure, anyone can say that now, 41 years after “The Greatest Show On Dirt” lifted its curtain. But the sprint car climate of 1978 was very ready for a roving salesman from Wichita Falls, Texas named Ted Johnson. Critics later argued that his World of Outlaws …

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Ageless Sammy Swindell Continues Adding Chapters to His Sprint Car Career

ELDON, MO – There’s no stopping 63-year-old Sammy Swindell. While several race car drivers are retiring in their 40s or 50s, Swindell continues to climb behind the wheel of 900hp Sprint Cars without hesitation. “It’s all I’ve ever done,” Swindell said. The Germantown, Tenn. native is an original outlaw. He ran in the World of …

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