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Donny Schatz - 2006 & 2007 World of Outlaws Champion

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Donny Schatz Honored as 2006 World of Outlaws Champion
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2006 Photo: Veronica McCann, another FinishLine Racing School student, interviewing Donny Schatz in Western Australia at the World Series Sprintcar tour. Thank you to Veronica for permission to use her photo, please visit her website at

Donny Schatz was born August 10, 1977, son of Danny who also raced sprint cars and was WOO Rookie of the Year in 1997.  After 4 years of go-cart racing Donny began his sprint car career at the age of 15 and today October, 2006, he is currently #1 in points for World of Outlaws Sprint Series. In  1994 he finished 5th in the National Wissota Sprint car points and won eight features.  In 1996 he WON National Wissota Sprint Car Championship winning 25 Feature events and he finished 18th in the World of Outlaw points. This was just the beginning, read more about his racing career...

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Schatz wins Knoxville Nationals - By Bobby Gerould - August 12, 2006
Donny Schatz did it. He won the biggest winged sprint car race in the world, the Knoxville Nationals, after four career second place runs in the event. The 46th annual 'Grand Daddy of em all' paid $140,000 to the winner from Fargo, North Dakota. Joey Saldana finished second, edging Jason Johnson.  (read more...)

SECOND TO NONE: Donny Schatz Captures His First Knoxville Nationals Championship
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SECOND TO NONE: Donny Schatz Captures His First Knoxville Nationals Championship
Knoxville, IA — Aug. 12, 2006 — By Chris Dolack, VP Public Relations
He had been so close but just couldn’t make the jump one step up the podium.
Four times in the most prestigious sprint car race in the world, Donny Schatz saw the checkered flag wave from the runner-up position. Four times he had to check his emotions as he looked up the podium and saw somebody else celebrating. On Saturday night at the 46th Annual Super Clean Knoxville Nationals, Schatz made sure this time around the A-main would be a four-gone conclusion. (read more...)

Asian MotorSports Blog - Schatz Captures Eight of Nine Aussie Events
All hail Donny Schatz: The entire fleet of Champion-stacked heavy-hitters within the Tyrepower PCR pit compound had one eye on Donny Schatz in the Pick ‘n Payless #2 J&J. Despite the world’s best throwing everything at the North Dakota resident, Schatz clean-swept the three-day Outlaws Downunder from a fighting Daryn Pittman in second, with Danny ‘The Dude’ Lasoski in third.

The drivers are the pinnacle of World Sprintcar racing. The forty-lap A-Main was all the better for it, as the entire field went the first twenty-seven laps caution-free until the Jason Sides Maxim ground to a halt. (read more...)

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