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Kinser Races to Victory In World of Outlaws Sprint Series Finale at
Volusia

Barberville, FL — February 13, 2005 — By World of Outlaws Sprint PR

It seems as if Steve Kinser has won at nearly every racetrack in the
country, but one place he had never seen the winner’s circle was
Volusia Speedway Park.

In front of packed grandstands Sunday at the 34th Annual Winter
Nationals, Kinser changed that in dominating fashion. He topped
qualifying with a 13.600-second lap around the half-mile banked dirt
track, then won a Dash and finished off the night by capturing the
checkered flag in the 30-lap A-main for his first victory this season
and the 514th feature win in his legendary career.

Craig Dollansky also was fast throughout the night in his Karavan
Motorsports machine. He worked the high side smoothly on Lap 10 to grab
the lead, but Kinser masterfully cruised along the bottom, recapturing
the top spot only three laps later and going on to collect the $10,000
top prize.

Dollansky held on to finish second, and was followed by Jason Meyers,
Fred Rahmer and Kraig Kinser in the caution-free feature.

Kinser’s victory came only two nights after he finished second to Jeff
Shepard in the Outlaws’ opening event at Volusia. In that race, Kinser
made adjustments to his car that he believed cost him a shot at
winning.

On Sunday, Kinser, an owner-driver, made few adjustments.

“It wasn’t the one I made the other night,” he said of the slight
changes to his car. “Basically, we went back to what we thought was
right the other night, except for that one change we made under red
[Friday night]. We made a few little changes but everything was good
tonight. After the Dash, we left the car alone.”

Dollansky, who finished third Friday night, pushed his way through
lapped cars in an attempt catch Kinser, but it was to no avail.

“We would have been happier coming out of here with a win tonight,
Dollansky said. “It was close. It was a good race. If we could have
gotten through lapped traffic a little bit better a few times I think
it would have been a different outcome. Steve did a real good job and
ended up with the trophy so we’ll go again in Tulare.”

Dollansky’s run of two top-three finishes at Volusia was impressive,
considering 56 cars attempted to qualify Friday night and 43 Sunday
night.

“There’s a lot of parity with all these race teams,” said Dollansky,
whose team seems satisfied with the results his J&J chassis has
provided. “This weekend you had all the best teams in the country. It
made it very tough for a lot of good teams to even make it into the
A-main. I was happy with the progress our team made.”

For Meyers, a third-place run seemed unlikely after he missed the
transfer spot in a heat race. But he bounced back to win the B-main and
surge through the field for a solid finish.

“It was definitely a good way to finish up,” Meyers said. “There was
kind of a lot of anger from missing that heat race. The guys did a
great job on tire choice for the feature. We made the agreement going
with the tires that we did that I had to run the bottom. I could run
the top for a couple of laps and that was it. It paid off. We had a
real good car on the bottom.

“When we pulled up to the scales, everybody said good job and I didn’t
even know where we finished.”

The victory wraps up an extremely positive Speed Weeks for Kinser as
the series prepares to head to the West Coast.

“It’s always good to get started well,” said Kinser, a 19-time
champion. “We came out and shook the car down Thursday and ran second,
ran second the next night and won tonight so we’ve been in the hunt
every night. That’s what you’ve got to do.”

Heat race winners included Donny Schatz, Danny Smith, Dean Jacobs and
Dollansky, while Kinser and Sammy Swindell captured the Dashes.

Kinser’s victory and the World of Outlaws Sprint Series action from
Volusia Speedway Park can be seen on The Outdoor Channel at 8 p.m.
Eastern March 2.

The World of Outlaws Sprint Series next races Feb. 25 at Thunderbowl
Raceway in Tulare, Calif., and Feb. 26 at Bakersfield Speedway in
Bakersfield, Calif.

In addition, fans can experience the excitement of the World of Outlaws
Sprint Series West Coast trip live on Dirtvision.com™ through the new
DIRT Radio Network™.  To listen to the audio broadcasts, log on to
www.dirtvision.com and click on DIRT Radio Network logo. You will need
Windows Media Player 9 or higher to listen to the DIRT Radio Network. 
Companies who are interested in advertising on the new DIRT Radio
Network should contact Mark Noble, DIRT MotorSports VP Sales and
Marketing, at 719-884-2141.  For technical support or questions, e-mail
webmaster@dirtvision.com.


World of Outlaws Sprint Series Statistical Report, Volusia Speedway
Park, February 13, 2005
Qualifying
1) Steve Kinser, Kinser 11, 13.600
2) Sammy Swindell, Forbrook 5, 13.601
3) Chad Kemenah, Harble 15K, 13.612
4) Jason Meyers, Elite Racing Team 14, 13.638
5) Mark Kinser, Wright 35, 13.655
6) Randy Hannagan, Rush Racing 8, 13.664
7) Jason Johnson, Klein 22J, 13.723
8) Cameron Dodson, Dodson 37, 13.730
9) Kraig Kinser, Kinser 11K, 13.737
10) Kevin Swindell, Swindell 1, 13.741
11) Mike Erdley, Lisi 11E, 13.743
12) Craig Dollansky, Karavan 7, 13.750
13) Daryn Pittman, Titan Racing USA 21, 13.753
14) Fred Rahmer, Harz 88H, 13.763
15) Jason Solwold, Carnahan R19, 13.764
16) Lucas Wolfe, Allebach 5W, 13.760
17) Jason Sides, Sides Motorsports 7S, 13.767
18) Cody Geldart, Geldart 6G, 13.789
19) Paul McMahan, Helm 11H, 13.799
20) Shane Stewart, Rudeen Racing 26, 13.800
21) Erin Crocker, Woodring 16, 13.819
22) Dean Jacobs, Webb 51, 13.829
23) Danny Smith, Smith 4, 13.830
24) Donny Schatz, Schatz 15, 13.897
25) Greg Hodnett, Hamilton 77, 13.924
26) Lance Dewease, Postupack 25, 13.937
27) Danny Lasoski, Stewart 20, 13.958
28) Tim Shaffer, Parsons 6, 13.970
29) Rob Chaney, SC Racing 9X, 13.977
30) Dale Blaney, Blaney 72, 13.978
31) Mark Smith, Zemco 1Z, 13.993
32) Tony Bruce, Jr., Bruce 18, 13.996
33) Brock Mayes, Mayes 11B , 14.016
34) Greg Wilson, Hampshire 63, 14.041
35) Jeff Shepard, Apple 12, 14.044
36) Joey Saldana, Woodward 2, 14.046
37) Terry McCarl, McCarl 24, 14.076
38) Brandon Wimmer, Wimmer-Luck Motorsports 7TW, 14.104
39) Justin Collett, Collett 69, 14.119
40) Tim Kaeding, Roth 83, 14.223
41) Paul May, May 71M, 14.343
42) Brian Paulus, Pender 28, No time
43) Natalie Sather, Sather 94S, No time

First Heat Race
(8 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Donny Schatz
2) Jason Sides
3) Kraig Kinser
4) Steve Kinser
5) Lucas Wolfe
6) Greg Hodnett
7) Terry McCarl
8) Rob Chaney
9) Brock Mayes
10) Paul May
11) Cameron Dodson

Second Heat Race
(8 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Danny Smith
2) Kevin Swindell
3) Sammy Swindell
4) Cody Geldart
5) Jason Solwold
6) Jason Johnson
7) Dale Blaney
8) Lance Dewease
9) Brandon Wimmer
10) Greg Wilson
11) Natalie Sather (DNS)

Third Heat Race
(8 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Dean Jacobs
2) Paul McMahan
3) Chad Kemenah
4) Mike Erdley
5) Fred Rahmer
6) Danny Lasoski
7) Jeff Shepard
8) Randy Hannagan
9) Justin Collett
10) Brian Paulus
11) Mark Smith

Fourth Heat Race
(8 laps, top 5 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Craig Dollansky
2) Shane Stewart
3) Erin Crocker
4) Daryn Pittman
5) Mark Kinser
6) Jason Meyers
7) Tim Shaffer
8) Joey Saldana
9) Tim Kaeding
10) Tony Bruce, Jr.

First Dash
(6 laps, finishing order determined inside first 6 rows of A-feature)
1) Steve Kinser
2) Chad Kemenah
3) Kraig Kinser
4) Jason Solwold
5) Daryn Pittman
6) Mike Erdley

Second Dash
(6 laps, finishing order determined outside first 6 rows of A-feature)
1) Sammy Swindell
2) Mark Kinser
3) Craig Dollansky
4) Fred Rahmer
5) Lucas Wolfe
6) Kevin Swindell

B-main
(12 laps, top 4 finishers transferred to A-feature)
1) Jason Meyers [$20]
2) Randy Hannagan [$20]
3) Lance Dewease [$20]
4) Jason Johnson [$20]
5) Jeff Shepard [$20]
6) Danny Lasoski [$180]
7) Greg Hodnett [$175]
8) Tim Shaffer [$160]
9) Dale Blaney [$150]
10) Tim Kaeding [$150]
11) Terry McCarl [$150]
12) Justin Collett [$150]
13) Paul May [$150]
14) Cameron Dodson [$150]
15) Tony Bruce, Jr. [$150]
16) Brock Mayes [$150]
17) Joey Saldana [$150]
18) Brian Paulus [$150]
19) Greg Wilson (DNS) [$150]
20) Brandon Wimmer [$150]
21) Rob Chaney (DNS) [$150]
22) Mark Smith (DNS) [$150]
23) Natalie Sather (DNS) [$150]
Kevin Swindell paid $200 as the first non-transfer from the B-main
after scratching from the A-feature.

A-Main
(30 laps)
1) Steve Kinser [$10,000]
2) Craig Dollansky [$5,500]
3) Jason Meyers [$3,200]
4) Fred Rahmer [$2,800]
5) Kraig Kinser [$2,500]
6) Mark Kinser [$2,300]
7) Danny Lasoski [$2,200]
8) Jason Solwold [$2,100]
9) Daryn Pittman [$2,050]
10) Chad Kemenah [$2,000]
11) Shane Stewart [$1,500]
12) Jac Haudenschild [$1,200]
13) Lance Dewease [$1,100]
14) Sammy Swindell [$1,050]
15) Donny Schatz [$1,000]
16) Randy Hannagan [$900]
17) Jason Sides [$800]
18) Danny Smith [$800]
19) Paul McMahan [$800]
20) Dean Jacobs [$800]
21) Lucas Wolfe [$800]
22) Erin Crocker [$800]
23) Mike Erdley [$800]
24) Joey Saldana [$800]
25) Cody Geldart [$800]
26) Jeff Shepard [$800]
Lap leaders: Steve Kinser 1-9, 13-30; Craig Dollansky 10-12
Event notes: Terry McCarl changed engines after qualifying ... Brian
Paulus had engine problems, and did not get a qualifying lap ... Danny
Lasoski changed engines after his heat race ... Kevin Swindell got into
the wall hard in Turn 2 during the second dash. He was uninjured, but
his car was unable to continue and he was credited with 6th in the
event. ... Swindell was unable to start the A-main, allowing first
alternate Jeff Shepard to start. ...  Danny Lasoski and Joey Saldana
used provisionals to start the A-main.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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