Fans Travel Across the Globe for Sixth Annual Peak Motor Oil World of Outlaws World Finals Presented by NAPA Auto Parts
Fans from around the globe will pack the stands for “The Greatest Show on Dirt,” the PEAK Motor Oil World of Outlaws World Finals presented by NAPA Auto Parts, Nov. 1-3, at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Fans from 47 states, the District of Columbia, five Canadian provinces, the Netherlands, Sweden and the United Kingdom will come together to witness three nights of racing, culminating with champions crowned in dirt racing’s three premier divisions. The World of Outlaws Sprint Car and Late Model Series will end their seasons for the sixth consecutive year at the lightning-fast, four-tenths-mile clay oval and returning for the third year will be the Big-Block Modifieds of the Super DIRTcar Series.
Donny Schatz enters the PEAK World Finals leading the points in the Sprint Car Series. The Tony Stewart Racing driver is going for his fifth championship. Schatz has six wins at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
In the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, Darrell Lanigan is hoping to clinch his second title. Lanigan has 15 wins this season, but has never won at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
Matt Sheppard is currently leading the points in the Super DIRTcar Series. If he wins the Big-Block Modified title, it will be his third consecutive championship.
The PEAK World Finals begins Thursday with qualifying, continues Friday with a full slate of feature races and concludes Saturday with the season finales broadcast live, nationally on SPEED.
All three series will practice and qualify on Thursday. The sprint cars and late models will each have two time trial sessions, with the first round determining lineups for Friday night and the second round setting the Saturday night card. The Big-Block Modifieds will set heat race lineups with timed hot laps. Thursday night’s heat races will determine Friday and Saturday A-Feature lineups.
The event is highlighted by $10,000-to-win main events for both the sprint cars and late models and $6,000-to-win main events for the Big-Block Modifieds.
Spectator gates open at 4 p.m. on Thursday, with opening ceremonies scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, gates open at 3 p.m. with opening ceremonies at 4:45 p.m. each day.
Last year's event was standing room only and tickets for this year are going fast. Three-day ticket packages start at just $69 for adults and $24 for kids 13 and under. Single day tickets are also available. Fans can also upgrade their ticket to include a pit pass for $15 per day or purchase only a three-day pit pass for $85.
For more information or to purchase tickets, call the speedway ticket office at 1-800-455-FANS (3267) or go online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com.
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