Brad Sweet continued his championship push this past week with two more top-five finishes. On Tuesday, the Outlaws stopped at Eagle Raceway in Eagle, Neb. “The Big Cat” finished second in his heat, and third in the dash. After 30 hard laps around the high-banked third-mile oval, Sweet and team would come home in fourth and maintain a tight five-point edge over David Gravel for second in the season standings.
Friday night saw the World of Outlaws series roll into River Cities Speedway in Grand Forks, N.D. Sweet won his heat earning a spot in the dash where he finished seventh. The No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS machine rolled off seventh in the 40 lap feature methodically working his way toward the front, crossing the checkers in fourth, his 26th top-five finish of the season.
Saturday night’s scheduled event at Red River Valley Speedway in West Fargo, N.D. was rescheduled to August 19th due to rain.
Start / Finish: June 13th – Eagle Raceway 3 / 4; June 16th – Red River Valley Speedway 7 / 4
Points Standing / Total: 3 / 5,018
Next Race: Tuesday, June 13th – Eagle, Neb.
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Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR), based in Mooresville, NC, was formed in 2005 by NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne. Since the team's inception, KKR has amassed over 200 wins and four World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series championships. Those include the 2019, 2020, and 2021 championships with Brad Sweet, driver of the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS sprint car.