Date: Saturday, March 27th
Event: Jason Johnson Classic
Series: World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series
Track: Lake Ozark Speedway (Eldon, Missouri)
Donny Schatz A-Main Finish (Start): 11th (12th)
2021 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Championship Standings: Tied-4th | 1238 points [60 points behind championship leader, Brad Sweet]
BROWNSBURG, Indiana (March 29, 2021) – Although Mother Nature tried her best to make a mess of the entire weekend, ultimately washing out Friday’s planned visit to US-36 Raceway in Osborn, Missouri, Donny Schatz and the Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing No. 15 team managed to get one start in the books and joined the Greatest Show On Dirt for the third annual Jason Johnson Classic at Lake Ozark Speedway in Eldon, Missouri.
Despite a shortened distance and “elbows up” conditions, Donny Schatz managed to battle his way to ninth on Saturday night, eventually fading back to 11th to officially advance one position after starting 12th on the $15,000-to-win grid. Originally intended to go 41 laps, the Jason Johnson Classic main event was eventually cut to 30, due in whole to a weather-induced racing surface.
The ten-time World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series champion secured his place on the A-Main starting grid after finishing fourth during his respective heat race, kicking-off his evening by qualifying ninth quick among the 31-car field.
Despite missing the top-ten, only the second occasion in 2021, the Fargo, North Dakota-native remains tied for fourth in the World of Outlaws standings, just 60 points shy of Brad Sweet’s championship lead.
Donny Schatz will continue his quest toward an 11th World of Outlaws title, as well as a 300th World of Outlaws victory, during a two-day stop at the always-competitive Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, on Friday and Saturday, April 2-3. The two-day showcase will feature back-to-back programs awarding $10,000 each.
Fans are encouraged to follow the progress of Donny Schatz, Tony Stewart/Curb-Agajanian Racing and the No. 15/Carquest Auto Parts/Curb Records/Ford Performance/Sage Fruit/Digital Ally/Advance Auto Parts/Rush Truck Centers/Absolute Automation and Security/Hunt Brothers Pizza/J&J Auto Racing motorsports team on the Web and on social media.
Watch the World of Outlaws online at www.dirtvision.com.
Tony Stewart Racing:
2021 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing Overall Statistics:
**Numbers reflect overall statistics
2021 Donny Schatz / Tony Stewart Racing WoO Statistics:
World of Outlaws Races: 9
World of Outlaws Wins: 0
World of Outlaws Top-5s: 6
World of Outlaws Top-10s: 7
**Numbers reflect WoO statistics, only
Photo Credit: Trent Gower Photography
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