Returning to Normality After Tragedy

Series Will Honor Johnson’s Birthday with 41-lap Feature at Cedar Lake Speedway

CONCORD, NC – June 30, 2018 – Nine-time World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz said it best, “Once I fired the car, everything made sense again.”

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World of Outlaws “Boot Hill Showdown” Tickets on Sale!

By: Lonnie Wheatley

DODGE CITY, KS - June 28, 2018 – The Craftsman World of Outlaws Sprint Car series will bring the curtain down on the 2018 Dodge City Raceway Park season in October. And that means that the time is now to secure your tickets for the “Boot Hill Showdown” that is slated for Saturday night, October 20, atop the 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas.

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Sprint car driver Jason Johnson dies of injuries sustained in crash

by Cindy Boren, published in The Washington Post

Jason Johnson, a World of Outlaws sprint car driver, has died of injuries he sustained in a crash Saturday night at Wisconsin’s Beaver Dam Raceway. He was 41.

Johnson crashed on the 18th lap of a 40-lap race as he was battling Daryn Pittman for the lead after a restart on the 1/3-mile long dirt oval, according to World of Outlaws. Johnson’s car climbed the wall in the third turn, flipped and crashed through a billboard, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. He was taken to a hospital, then airlifted to Aurora Medical Center, where he died. Johnson, who is from Eunice, La., is survived by his wife, Bobbi, and 5-year-old son, Jaxx.

Read more: News of Jason Johnson's Death Cuts Wide Swath in Auto Racing

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Remembering Jason Johnson: #Forever41

June 24, 2018

Some things in life we hope to never face. The Sprint Car racing community is enduring one of those things with the passing of World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson.

Currently fifth in Series championship points, Johnson’s accolades on the track were plentiful: 12 World of Outlaws wins, five American Sprint Car Series championships, over 250 career Sprint Car victories and, of course, the 2016 Knoxville Nationals championship.

Checkered flags aside, Johnson took immense pride in his off-track accomplishments. The growth and well-being of his five-year old son, Jaxx. The relationship with the love of his life, Bobbi. The connections he made with each and every fan, every weekend, doing what he loved — racing. Jason loved racing.

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World of Outlaws at Jacksonville Speedway Moved to Friday, October 12

CONCORD, NC – June 24, 2018 – On the heels of the tragic accident at Beaver Dam Raceway Saturday evening, the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has moved the event at Jacksonville Speedway scheduled for Wednesday, June 27th to Friday, October 12 out of respect for the Johnson family and to allow drivers, officials and crews to grieve the loss of a fellow friend and competitor.

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Jason Johnson Succumbs to Injuries Sustained at Beaver Dam Raceway

BEAVER DAM, WI – June 24, 2018 – World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson has died from injuries sustained in an accident at Beaver Dam Raceway on Saturday, June 23, 2018.

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Driver Injured in Crash at Beaver Dam Raceway

BEAVER DAM, WI — June 23, 2018 —  World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series driver Jason Johnson, of Eunice, LA was injured at 9:45PM at Beaver Dam Raceway.

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Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway Rescheduled for Thursday, July 19

CONCORD, NC – June 23, 2018 – It is with great excitement that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series announces that, despite last month's rain cancellation, the Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Speedway has been rescheduled for Thursday, July 19.

Read more: Gettysburg Clash at Lincoln Rescheduled to July 19

Life on the road with the Outlaws isn't just challenging for the drivers and the crews, but for the families too. Bobbi Johnson, wife of Jason Johnson, joins the guys this week to chat about her own journey within the sport, working at Lincoln Speedway, selling t-shirts for Ted Johnson, and a lot more. It's Open Red, the official podcast of the World of Outlaws!

Read more: Open Red Ep 103 - Bobbi Johnson

Rain Forces Cancellation of World of Outlaws Event at Farley Speedway

FARLEY, IA — June 22, 2018 —Continued heavy rain throughout the week that has left the pit area and the grounds flooded at Farley Speedway in Iowa, has led to the cancellation of the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series event originally scheduled at the track for Friday, June 22. The event will not be re-scheduled.

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