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At A Glance: Numbers Tell the Story of the 2014 Season

A look at the final statistics of the 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Season 

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 17, 2014 - The 2014 World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series season drew to a close at World Finals. Daryn Pittman and Brian Brown scored the final two wins of the year as Donny Schatz wrapped up his sixth series championship.

From the end of full-time Outlaws competition for two legends, Steve Kinser and Sammy Swindell, to the first wins of seven different drivers, the 2014 season is defined in part by the numbers.

Read more: The 2014 Season By The Numbers

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Donny Schatz and Tony Stewart Racing Honored at World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series ‘Night of Champions’

Brad Sweet named the 2014 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award recipient

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 10, 2014 - Through the ups and downs of an 88 race season, Donny Schatz and his No. 15 STP / Armor All Tony Stewart Racing team maintained the consistency and displayed the dominance necessary to score a sixth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship.

Schatz, who has won his six championships in the last nine seasons, was honored Sunday night in front of his fellow competitors at the annual World of Outlaws 'Night of Champions' banquet.

Read more: Schatz, TSR Honored at ‘Night of Champions’

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Donny Schatz Dominates In 2014

Scores sixth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Championship 

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 6, 2014 - After a disappointing end to the previous season, Donny Schatz and his STP Armor All Tony Stewart Racing Team entered 2014 on a mission.

The Fargo, North Dakota native fired the opening shots of the season on the second night at Volusia Speedway Park in February. That night, Schatz charged forward from an 11th place starting position, scoring his first win of the year.

From there, he never looked back.

Read more: The 2014 Champion

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Daryn Pittman Scores A Season Best

The Kasey Kahne Racing with Mike Curb driver has the winningest single season of his career

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 4, 2014 - Daryn Pittman's No. 9 Kasey Kahne Racing team entered the 2014 season with the momentum of a championship at its back.

The team's first win of the season came at Thunderbowl Raceway where Pittman battled with rookie Logan Schuchart to take the checkered flag.

As the season wore on, Pittman and crew members Kolton Gouse, Mike Carber and Kale Kahne operated with the consistency of a defending championship winning team.

Read more: Daryn Pittman Scores A Season Best

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Consistency Key for Paul McMahan in 2014

McMahan and his CJB Motorsports team cruise to second third place points finish in a row

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 5, 2014 - Consistency was the key for Paul McMahan during his 2014 campaign. Wins, top-fives, top-tens and more quick time awards than most with his CJB Motorsports team - McMahan was always out front this season.

A runner-up finish on the first night at Volusia and a fifth place on the second led McMahan into the Dirt Track at Las Vegas. McMahan got around Kerry Madsen midway through the feature and held off a late charging Steve Kinser to score his first win of the season.

McMahan followed that up with a victory at Tri-State Speedway in May.

Read more: Consistency Key for McMahan in 2014

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Madsen Made Moves This Season

The Australia-native scored some of the biggest wins of his career during his 2014 campaign

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 4, 2014 - With new crew chief Tyler Swank at the helm and new sponsor American Racing Custom Wheels on board, 2014 was a season of promise and opportunity for Kerry Madsen and his Keneric Racing Team.

From DIRTcar Nationals to World Finals, the season didn't disappoint for Madsen.

Along the way Madsen scored some of the most coveted prizes on the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series schedule and became the owner of the closest victory in series history.

Read more: Madsen Made Moves In 2014

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Brad Sweet Bringing World of Outlaws to Placerville Speedway

California native returns ‘The Greatest Show on Dirt’ to his favorite California track for the first time since 1992

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 4, 2014 - Brad Sweet and the World of Outlaws announced Tuesday they would partner to return the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series to Placerville (Calif.) Speedway during the 2015 season.

The event, Brad Sweet Presents the Placerville Short Track Outlaw Showdown, will be Wednesday, April 8, 2015, as part of a robust tour through the West Coast that will be announced later this fall.

Read more: Brad Sweet Bringing Outlaws to Placerville

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In 2014 Saldana and Motter Hit Their Stride

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 3, 2014 - Joey Saldana and his Motter Equipment team hit its stride in 2014 compiling high profile wins and earning the title of 'King of the Quicktime.'

Saldana got off to a quick start in his 71m Motter Equipment car, scoring wins early at Perris and Salina.

In Charlotte, Saldana led flag-to-flag - a fact that obscured the pitched battle he fought with Donny Schatz throughout the feature to get the win. It was, Saldana said, a tough win against a driver who thrives on slick racetracks.

Read more: Saldana, Motter Hit Their Stride

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Bad Boy Buggies Named Title Sponsor of World of Outlaws World Finals

CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 3, 2014) – The most prestigious dirt racing event in the country, the Nov. 6-8 World of Outlaws World Finals, is gaining a new title sponsor, outdoor utility vehicle manufacturer Bad Boy Buggies. Today, officials at The Dirt Track at Charlotte announced the entitlement partnership which will last through the 2016 World Finals.

Read more: Bad Boy Buggies Named World Finals Sponsor

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At A Glance: 2014 Defined By the Domination of Donny Schatz

With just the World of Outlaws World Finals in front of the World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series, the 2014 season comes into focus

CONCORD, N.C. - Nov. 1, 2014 - When the checkered flag fell on the final night of the 2013 World Finals just 14 points separated Donny Schatz from Daryn Pittman and his sixth World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series championship.

It had become clear earlier that night that it would be mathematically impossible for Schatz to catch Pittman. Afterward, a dejected Schatz concluded, "that's the way it goes sometimes."

It was a moment that would set the stage for the season to come and challenge every series competitor to stop the momentum of a determined driver who now had something to prove.

Read more: At A Glance: 2014 Defined By Donny

 

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