Tuesday, June 30, 2020
Donny Schatz eighth in Jackson Nationals finale at Jackson Motorplex; Cedar Lake mega-weekend ahead
Dates: Thursday through Saturday, June 25th-27th
Event: Jackson Nationals
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: Jackson Motorplex (Jackson, Minnesota)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finishes (Start):
Thursday: 18th (23rd)
Friday: 5th (12th)
Saturday: 8th (10th)
2020 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: 2204-points | second (66-points behind championship leader, Brad Sweet)
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (June 29, 2020) – Although a tough start to his weekend at the Jackson Motorplex in Jackson, Minnesota, finishing 18th during Thursday’s preliminary main event after working his way through the evening’s Last Chance Showdown, ten-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion, Donny Schatz, earned back-to-back top-ten finishes to close-out his visit to the Land of 10,000 Lakes, first finishing fifth during Friday’s preliminary main event, then capping the entire weekend with an eighth-place finish during the $30,000-to-win Jackson Nationals finale.
Schatz started tenth during the weekend headliner and earned his way into the big dance by way of runner-up finish during his respective qualifier.
Despite Saturday’s outcome packing an extra punch in terms of prestige, Donny Schatz’s preliminary result on Friday was most impressive, advancing seven spots to earn his top-five after starting 12th on the starting grid. The former Jackson Nationals champion was forced to do battle with the likes of Parker Price-Miller, Ian Madsen and David Gravel during his drive forward.
Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing/No. 15 team will continue their quest toward the 2020 World of Outlaws championship with a three-day stay at the Cedar Lake Speedway in New Richmond, Wisconsin, on Thursday through Saturday, July 2-4.
The Independence Day Spectacular, co-headlined with the World of Outlaws Late Model Series, will feature three nights of racing complete with a pair of 20-lap/$3,000-to-win main events on Thursday, followed by back-to-back $20,000-to-win main events on Friday and Saturday. In addition, portions of Saturday’s finale will be broadcast live on CBS Sports.
Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Advance Professional/Carquest Auto Parts/Technet Professional Automotive Service/Ford Performance/Mobil 1/Sage Fruit/Curb Records/Absolute Automation & Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/Digital Ally/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.
Tony Stewart Racing:
2020 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics:
World of Outlaws Races: 17
World of Outlaws Wins: 2
World of Outlaws Top-5s: 7
World of Outlaws Top-10s: 13
Photo Credit: Trent Gower Photography
Posted by Bill McIntyre at Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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