Sweet Shifts Gears, Takes on Promoter Title at Placerville
Brad Sweet’s Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown presented by Riebes Auto Parts returns the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series to Placerville Speedway for the first time since 1992
CONCORD, N.C. — March 31, 2015 — The past year has been full of learning experiences for Kasey Kahne Racing driver Brad Sweet. The 29-year-old, Grass Valley, Calif.-native took on his first full World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series season in 2014. In the process of figuring out how to be successful on the grueling Outlaws tour, he took home five wins and the Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year award.
Now, Sweet is diving into a new role – that of promoter.
Daryn Pittman Holds off Paul McMahan to Score Victory at Antioch
This was the second World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series win of the year for Pittman
ANTIOCH, Calif. - March 29, 2015 - Through Sunday night's 30 lap World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series feature at Antioch Speedway, Paul McMahan tried everything he could think of to get around leader Daryn Pittman. McMahan tried the high line and the low line; he got side by side with Pittman off of turn four and even briefly worked his way past Pittman. In the end though, Pittman held off McMahan to score his second series victory of the season.
"This is for my crew - this Great Clips team is just incredible," Pittman said. "You know how good of a race team you're part of when… you go to race tracks that aren't part of my forte and places I don't normally excel at and they continuously give me cars that are capable of going out and winning with."
Donny Schatz Wins Hard Fought Mini Gold Cup Victory
It was the second win in a week for Schatz as he took over the points lead
CHICO, Calif. - March 28, 2015 - Donny Schatz scored his third win of the season Saturday night at Silver Dollar Speedway's Mini Gold Cup, but his competition did not make it easy for him.
Schatz led the field through the opening laps in his No. 15 Bad Boy Buggies car and held off Daryn Pittman as a series of cautions flew. The first caution came on lap four, followed by one on lap nine and then on the subsequent restart attempt. After Rico Abreu got off track and brought out the caution on lap 11, Kerry Madsen was able to battle past Pittman to take over the second position. Terry McCarl brought out a pivotal caution on lap 18 as he spun into the infield off of turn two.
As the field returned to green, Kerry Madsen got his opportunity to take on Schatz.
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2015 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Victory Lane at Antioch Speedway