LAS VEGAS – March 10, 2017–In an instant-classic, Donny Schatz battled the podium Friday night to win the FVP Outlaw Showdown finale at The Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Rico Abreu, who led the race late, made contact with the turn four wall in the closing laps. His mistake gave way for Schatz to secure the lead. Logan Schuchart, who led the field into the green flag, rounded-out the podium for his best finish at the track.

Feature - (30 Laps) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [2] [$10,000]; 2. 24R-Rico Abreu [3] [$5,000]; 3. 1S-Logan Schuchart [1] [$3,000]; 4. 21-Brian Brown [6] [$2,700]; 5. 2-Shane Stewart [14] [$2,500]; 6. 5-David Gravel [4] [$2,200]; 7. 49-Brad Sweet [10] [$2,000]; 8. 18-Ian Madsen [9] [$1,800]; 9. 2M-Kerry Madsen [5] [$1,600]; 10. 9-Daryn Pittman [18] [$1,450]; 11. 11K-Kraig Kinser [7] [$1,300]; 12. 19-Brent Marks [21] [$1,200]; 13. 21X-Carson Macedo [24] [$1,100]; 14. W20-Greg Wilson [8] [$1,000]; 15. 4-Paul McMahan [15] [$950]; 16. 24-Terry McCarl [19] [$900]; 17. 7S-Jason Sides [12] [$850]; 18. 13JT-Mark Dobmeier [23] [$750]; 19. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [20] [$725]; 20. 1A-Jacob Allen [22] [$700]; 21. 17-Joey Saldana [13] [$700]; 22. 13-Clyde Knipp [25] [$]; 23. 41-Jason Johnson [16] [$700]; 24. 49X-Tim Shaffer [11] [$700]; 25. 29-Willie Croft [17] [$700]; Lap Leaders: Logan Schuchart 1-12; Donny Schatz 13-20, 24-30; Rico Abreu 21-23; KSE Hard Charger Award: 21X-Carson Macedo [+11]

Qualifying - 1. 2M-Kerry Madsen, 14.228; 2. 21-Brian Brown, 14.241; 3. 18-Ian Madsen, 14.244; 4. 4-Paul McMahan, 14.386; 5. 17-Joey Saldana, 14.458; 6. W20-Greg Wilson, 14.505; 7. 24R-Rico Abreu, 14.576; 8. 49X-Tim Shaffer, 14.685; 9. 29-Willie Croft, 14.700; 10. 82-Kevin Thomas Jr, 14.768; 11. 1A-Jacob Allen, 14.781; 12. 17B-Josh Baughman, 14.796; 13. 21X-Carson Macedo, 14.859; 14. 41X-Dominic Scelzi, 14.906; 15. 18S-Jason Solwold, 14.917; 16. 24-Terry McCarl, 14.952; 17. 49D-Shawn Dancer, 14.970; 18. 51-James McFadden, 15.005; 19. 22-Cori Andrews, 15.361; 20. 99T-Skylar Gee, 15.399; 21. 21P-Robbie Price, 15.432; 22. 5-David Gravel, 14.554; 23. 11K-Kraig Kinser, 14.670; 24. 1S-Logan Schuchart, 14.710; 25. 7S-Jason Sides, 14.730; 26. 49-Brad Sweet, 14.741; 27. 15-Donny Schatz, 14.742; 28. 2-Shane Stewart, 14.755; 29. 41-Jason Johnson, 14.792; 30. 9-Daryn Pittman, 14.813; 31. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild, 14.830; 32. 13-Clyde Knipp, 14.980; 33. 19-Brent Marks, 15.038; 34. 13JT-Mark Dobmeier, 15.046; 35. 87-Aaron Reutzel, 15.074; 36. 2X-Parker Price-Miller, 15.124; 37. O-Bud Kaeding, 15.137; 38. 3C-DJ Netto, 15.244; 39. 73-Brady Bacon, 15.603; 40. Y69-Randy Waitman, 15.858; 41. 90-Lance Norick, 15.881

Heat 1- (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the feature) - 1. 2M-Kerry Madsen [1]; 2. 24R-Rico Abreu [4]; 3. 18-Ian Madsen [2]; 4. 17-Joey Saldana [3]; 5. 29-Willie Croft [5]; 6. 21X-Carson Macedo [7]; 7. 18S-Jason Solwold [8]; 8. 49D-Shawn Dancer [9]; 9. 1A-Jacob Allen [6]; 10. 21P-Robbie Price [11]; 11. 22-Cori Andrews [10]

Heat 2 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the feature) - 1. W20-Greg Wilson [3]; 2. 21-Brian Brown [1]; 3. 49X-Tim Shaffer [4]; 4. 4-Paul McMahan [2]; 5. 24-Terry McCarl [8]; 6. 51-James McFadden [9]; 7. 17B-Josh Baughman [6]; 8. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [7]; 9. 82-Kevin Thomas Jr [5]; 10. 99T-Skylar Gee [10]

Heat 3 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 5-David Gravel [1]; 2. 1S-Logan Schuchart [2]; 3. 49-Brad Sweet [3]; 4. 2-Shane Stewart [4]; 5. 9-Daryn Pittman [5]; 6. 13JT-Mark Dobmeier [7]; 7. 3C-DJ Netto [9]; 8. 2X-Parker Price-Miller [8]; 9. 13-Clyde Knipp [6]; 10. Y69-Randy Waitman [10]

Heat 4 - (8 Laps - Top 5 finishers transfer to the A-feature) - 1. 15-Donny Schatz [3]; 2. 11K-Kraig Kinser [1]; 3. 7S-Jason Sides [2]; 4. 41-Jason Johnson [4]; 5. 93-Sheldon Haudenschild [5]; 6. 87-Aaron Reutzel [7]; 7. 19-Brent Marks [6]; 8. O-Bud Kaeding [8]; 9. 73-Brady Bacon [9]; 10. 90-Lance Norick [10]

Craftsman Club Dash - (6 Laps, finishing order determined first 8 starting positions of feature) - 1. 1S-Logan Schuchart [6]; 2. 15-Donny Schatz [4]; 3. 24R-Rico Abreu [5]; 4. 5-David Gravel [2]; 5. 2M-Kerry Madsen [1]; 6. 21-Brian Brown [7]; 7. 11K-Kraig Kinser [8]; 8. W20-Greg Wilson [3]

C-Main - (10 Laps - Top 2 finishers transfer to the Last Chance Showdown) - 1. 51-James McFadden [3]  [-]; 2. 3C-DJ Netto [2]  [-]; 3. 49D-Shawn Dancer [1]  [$150]; 4. 73-Brady Bacon [4]  [$150]; 5. 99T-Skylar Gee [7]  [$150]; 6. 21P-Robbie Price [9]  [$125]; 7. 90-Lance Norick [8]  [$125]; 8. 22-Cori Andrews [5]  [$125]; 9. Y69-Randy Waitman [6]  [$125]

Last Chance Showdown - (12 Laps - Top 4 finishers transfer to the feature) - 1. 19-Brent Marks [4]  [-]; 2. 1A-Jacob Allen [3]  [-]; 3. 13JT-Mark Dobmeier [6]  [-]; 4. 21X-Carson Macedo [7]  [-]; 5. 82-Kevin Thomas Jr [1]  [$300]; 6. 51-James McFadden [13]  [$250]; 7. O-Bud Kaeding [12]  [$225]; 8. 17B-Josh Baughman [5]  [$200]; 9. 18S-Jason Solwold [11]  [$200]; 10. 3C-DJ Netto [14]  [$200]; 11. 41X-Dominic Scelzi [9]  [$200]; 12. 2X-Parker Price-Miller [10]  [$200]; 13. 87-Aaron Reutzel [8]  [$200]; 14. 13-Clyde Knipp [2]  [$200]



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