WEST FARGO, N.D. – December 4, 2018 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will visit Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, N.D., for the third consecutive year on Saturday, August 17, 2019, for the “Duel in the Dakotas.”
The event will mark the 33rd A-Feature event contested by the series at the track, dating back to 1981. A total of 14 drivers have picked up A-Feature wins with the series at the track during that span.
Donny Schatz who calls Fargo home, won for the fifth time at Red River Valley Speedway this past season. The 10-time series champion won both nights of the 2006 “Duel in the Dakotas.”
Schatz has won at least once at every track in his home state of North Dakota that the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series has competed in. He raced with the Outlaws for the first time at Red River Valley Speedway as a teenager in 1993, finishing 15th.
In the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series return to Red River Valley Speedway in 2017, the late Jason Johnson picked up the win.
In 2018, Schatz claimed his 10th World of Outlaws championship on the strength of 22 wins. Brad Sweet finished second in points and racked up a career-high nine wins, with David Gravel in third, Pittman in fourth and Shane Stewart in fifth.
Logan Schuchart, who won two races in 2018, was sixth in the standings, with Sheldon Haudenschild, who had five victories in seventh. Ian Madsen, the 2018 Kevin Gobrecht Rookie of the Year Award winner, was eighth in the standings, with Brent Marks, who won three times, in ninth and Kraig Kinser in 10th.
Ticket information for the 2019 “Duel in the Dakotas,” featuring the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series at Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, N.D., on Saturday, August 17, 2019, will be available soon at www.slspromotions.com.