AUDIO/RECAP: One for the Road; Saldana Closes World Finals With Win as Schatz Celebrates Title

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CONCORD, N.C. – Audio and recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman – Chris Seelman photo — Joey Saldana may have given his Motter Motorsports crew the ultimate parting gift on Sunday night at the Dirt Track at Charlotte. With the future of the team in doubt heading into the offseason, the Brownsburg, Ind. veteran led all 30 …

WOO: Swindell and Saldana Lead World Finals Qualifying Night; Heat Race Lineups Set

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CONCORD, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Chris Seelman photo — Call them the top dogs. Three-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion Sammy Swindell (Friday) and leading 2015 qualifier Joey Saldana (Saturday) topped their respective qualifying groups at the Bad Boy Buggies World Finals on Thursday night at the Dirt Track at …

WOO: Future of Motter Motorsports In Doubt; Team Looking for Sponsors to Continue in 2016

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PENGILLY, Minn. — official team release — Motter Motorsports photo — The future of Dan Motter’s family-owned World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series team is currently in doubt, after the veteran team owner announced that his organization will need corporate sponsorship in order to continue full-time in the series for 2016. “Let me make one thing clear — my passion has …

WOO: Saldana Holds Off Schatz on Green-White-Checkered Finish to Win Cedar Lake Finale

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NEW RICHMOND, Wis. — official series release — Chris Carlile file photo — Amidst a jubilant victory celebration on Sunday night at Cedar Lake Speedway, the team owner found his driver, embraced him and said thank you. In an impressive 35-lap charge to the checkers, Joey Saldana erased 22 years of frustration for Minnesotan Dan Motter by putting his No. 71M machine …

WOO: Saldana Building Consistency; Looking for Luck Heading to Stockton

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CONCORD, N.C. — official series release — Chris Seelman photo — Through eight World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series events so far this season, eight different winners have stood in victory lane – a feat that has not occurred since 1995. While there is some level of parity at the top every night, the consistency of a few is driving the …

WOO: Saldana Scores at Lernerville; Picks Up Seventh Win of 2014

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SARVER, Pa. — official release — John Stivason photo — What a difference two days makes. Joey Saldana entered the weekend with a 41-race winless streak hanging over him. Then he won Friday at Eldora Speedway and followed that up with his second win in as many nights and seventh World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the …

WOO: Saldana Holds Off Schatz; Scores Four Crown Win at Eldora

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ROSSBURG, Ohio — official release — Doug Vandeventer photo — Donny Schatz had World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win number 23 in his sights at Eldora Speedway on Friday night but Joey Saldana had other ideas as Saldana held off the five-time champion on the way to victory at the Four Crown Nationals. “This is amazing because I …

WOO: Slick Saldana Holds Off Determined Schatz for Third Win of Season at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. – story and audio by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online – Chris Seelman photo – Donny Schatz threw everything but the proverbial kitchen sink at polesitter Joey Saldana Friday night. Unfortunately for the five-time World of Outlaws champion, none of his efforts were ultimately successful. Saldana, driving the No. 71M Motter Motorsports …

WOO: Saldana Earns Salina Victory; Powers to Points Lead

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April 25, 2014 — official release — Rob Kocak photo — SALINA, Okla — Joey Saldana captured his second World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season on Friday night at Salina Highbanks Speedway as he held off Kerry Madsen and Kraig Kinser for a win that catapulted him into the series’ championship lead. Madsen wowed the huge …

WOO: Saldana Breaks Through for First Win of Season at Perris

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April 13, 2014 — Tim Aylwin photo — PERRIS, Calif. — Joey Saldana converted his seventh quick time of the season into his first World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series victory of the season on Saturday night in the SoCal Showdown at Perris Auto Speedway. Daryn Pittman made him earn it. Saldana was forced to hold off repeated slide job …

WOO: Saldana Injured by Flying Debris in Vegas

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March 7, 2014 — release courtesy Motter Motorsports, Susan Arnold — T.J. Buffenbarger Photo — LAS VEGAS — World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series driver Joey Saldana was injured during Thursday night’s World of Outlaws FVP Showdown at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Saldana set quick time and started eighth in the dash on Thursday night. He had moved up …