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At A Glance: The Outlaws Take on the Oil City Cup


CONCORD, NC - The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series heads north of the border this weekend for the series' final trip to Canada in 2015. The annual Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway showcases two days of racing action in Edmonton, Alberta. As the series takes on Castrol, a tight battle for the third through sixth place positions in the championship standings is shaping up. Just 84 points separate the four positions as all four of those drivers are hitting their stride in the season. Sitting third in points, Kerry Madsen picked up his first win of the 2015 season last week in Nebraska. Madsen and his team have had steady consistency through the year that helped lift them to the top of the standings. He holds off Joey Saldana, who has two wins and is the season's leading qualifier with 13 quick time awards, in fourth. Just 13 points back from Saldana is Brad Sweet who has one more win but fewer top-five finishes than the No. 71m team. Paul McMahan, 40 points back from Sweet, enters the weekend after leading laps at both River Cities and Nodak and scoring podium finishes. The battle continues this weekend in Alberta. Listen live for free both nights on DIRTVision.com. To find out more information and to learn how to buy tickets to the Oil City Cup, visit http://woosprint.com/oil-city-cup. ABOUT THE TRACK: CASTROL RACEWAY is a semi-banked, 3/8-mile oval. The track record of 12.491 seconds was established by Sammy Swindell on Aug. 24, 2012. For more event information, visit http://woosprint.com/oil-city-cup. LISTEN LIVE: Listen live to the 'Voice of the World of Outlaws' Johnny Gibson on the Dirt Racing Network as he calls all of the action from the Oil City Cup at Castrol Raceway. LIVE ONLINE UPDATES: Check out the Official World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series website at WoOsprint.com for live, interactive text updates of each race. It also includes driver biographies with statistics and pictures, race-by-race stats, detailed track information and race coverage, series news and team press releases. GET SOCIAL: Follow the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series on Twitter at www.twitter.com/WorldofOutlaws, like it on Facebook at www.facebook.com/WorldofOutlaws, follow on Instagram at @WoOSprint or check out the latest videos on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/WorldofOutlaws. UP NEXT: The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series returns to action at Skagit Speedway for the Monster Meltdown on Sept. 4 and 5. The event kicks off a week long charge down the West Coast that ends on Sept. 13 at Antioch (Calif.) Speedway.

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