Defending champion becomes the first Outlaws racer to win a second event in 2007.
March 6, 2007. It’s taken till the seventh race of the season to produce a repeat winner in 2007 World of Outlaws Sprint Car competition.
Defending WoO champion Donny Schatz took out last Saturday night’s Cactus Classic at Manzanita Speedway in Phoenix, Arizona to add to his Florida victory at the beginning of the season.
Schatz won from third starting position with Joey Saldana taking second place and Australian champion Brooke Tatnell completing the podium.
After the weekend’s Arizona action at Tucson and Phoenix the Outlaws standings are headed by Schatz on 1009 points, followed by Saldana on 985, Terry McCarl 941 and Tatnell on 938.
There are two Australians in the top 10 with Christchurch-born Kerry Madsen currently seventh.
Twenty-time WoO champion Steve Kinser remains mired in an unfamiliar 13th despite his Friday night victory in Tucson.
The next races on the WoO schedule are Friday March 16 at Houston Raceway Park in Texas and the following night at the Pike County Speedway high bank three-eighths mile in Mississippi.