World of Outlaws Ironman 55
Friday, August 05, 2022

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

For more information, call the track at (636) 479-3219

Event Info

World of Outlaws Ironman 55
August 5, 2022 to August 6, 2022
Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55
1540 Herky-Horine
Pevely, MO 

Event Description
Only the strongest and the fastest can prove they are worthy of the Ironman title in this grueling 55-lapper with $20,000-to-win on the line after an $8,000 battle on Friday.

For the first time ever, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Sprint Cars are accompanied by the Xtreme Outlaw Midgets, battling for $4,000 on Friday and $5,000 on Saturday.

Series Racing
Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series

Sprint Car Track Record
9.995 seconds by Kyle Larson on 5/22/20

Late Model Track Record
12.081 seconds by Billy Moyer on 6/23/07

To Win Amount

Feature Laps Length

Event Schedule
2PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
6PM Motor Heat
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:25PM Opening Ceremonies
7:30PM Racing Begins
*All times Central

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount

Reserved Seating

Type of Grandstand

Stadium Seating
only clip on seats are allowed

Handicapped Seating
End of all bleachers

Handicapped Parking
In front of main Gate

Pit Age Limit
No Age limit - All minor's require proper waiver

Pit Gate Location
Pit gate is location near the drag strip entrance

Personal Coolers
No personal coolers allowed

Credit Card Use
Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
Alcohol is available for sale at the track

Smoking Policy
No smoking in grandstands

Family Section

Parking Cost

Camping Availability
non-electric, onsite

Camping Cost
$0.00, no hookups

Closest Airport

Other Airport
St. Louis

Track Info
Track Phone
(636) 479-3219

Ticket Phone
(844) 347-8849

Track Email

Track Size & Type
0.333; High-banked

Sprint Car Track Record
9.995 seconds by Kyle Larson on 5/22/20

Late Model Car Track Record
12.081 seconds by Billy Moyer on 6/23/07

Competitor Info
DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

FINALLY FIRST: Chance Crum Earns Elusive National Midget Victory at I-55

The wait is over. In his 43rd start across National Midget competition, Chance Crum finally earned his long-awaited trip to Victory Lane on Friday night at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

Earning his much-anticipated win with the Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota, held in conjunction with POWRi, Crum was forced to deal with a ferocious Karter Sarff all throughout the 30-lap opening leg of Ironman weekend.

The Snohomish, WA native rolled from the pole position thanks to a six-car inversion drawn by high point man Michael Pickens, and he quickly took advantage of the good fortune. After leading the opening four laps aboard the Rudeen Racing #26, Crum soon lost control of the top spot when Sarff, of Mason City, IL, roared by to pace the fifth circuit.

Sarff, a young but experienced 19-year-old, opened up his lead to as large as 0.969-seconds on Lap 12 before a caution changed everything with Crum able to regroup and refocus. Once back green, the duo offered a thrilling bout for the lead as they swapped the top spot on several occasions while racing each other and racing the tricky and treacherous 1/3-mile surface.

Crum officially re-took the lead with the cross flags waving on Lap 15, and although he never relinquished it over the second half, he also never built a comfortable lead. The gap was no bigger than five-tenths of a second throughout the latter half and Sarff constantly kept the heat applied with both drivers chasing their first-career Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series win.

The slightest of bobbles on the final lap made it even closer at the checkered flag as Crum slipped high and Sarff nailed the bottom to create a drag race to the line – a race won by Crum at only 0.303-seconds over Sarff.

“This is really special,” an elated Crum said in Victory Lane. “We’ve been so close this first National Midget win so many times, but we just haven’t even been able to get the job done. It’s kind of funny, because these track conditions are not my forte at all, either. It’s a testament to my dad [Kevin Crum], my brother [Hunter Crum], and Trevor [Reed] and how hard they’ve been working to make this car better.”

It’s a largely fulfilling moment for the Crum family, who moved from Washington to Indiana last year in pursuit of a bigger slate in the motorsports world. It’s also a payoff for Rudeen Racing, a nationally successful Sprint Car team that has entrusted Chance and his family with building the Midget division.

“Kevin and Monica Rudeen took a chance on me, and I can’t thank them enough,” Crum added. “We’ve been having a blast. It’s been a ton of hard work, but I think we’re starting to see it pay off. This new Series has been a joy to run and I’m thrilled to be out here competing against a field like this.”

Accepting a bittersweet runner-up result was Karter Sarff in his family-owned #21K entry. It was bitter to lead 10 laps and lose the win but at the same time quite sweet to turn the corner and produce a career-best effort at the Pevely, MO 1/3-mile. The up-and-coming star is chomping at the bit to get back on track tomorrow in hopes of some redemption with $5,000 on the line.

“I’m definitely disappointed, but this is the best run I’ve ever had at Pevely, so I guess you could say were’ improving,” an optimistic Sarff said. “I think we had the car to win it tonight, but we’ll have another chance to get it done tomorrow. Hopefully the track is somewhat similar and I can do a little better job on my part to get that win we deserve.”

Rounding out the podium in third place was Auckland, NZ native Michael Pickens, who enjoyed a series of firsts on Friday night. It was his first-ever Xtreme Outlaw Midget race, his first-ever appearance at Missouri’s I-55 Raceway, and his first-ever night driving for Dave Mac Dalby Motorsports.

“We got better and better as the long runs went on and the laps wound down,” Pickens noted, who will return to his native country on Monday. “I owe a huge thanks to Dave Mac Dalby for the opportunity to get into equipment this nice. I really want to close out this trip with a win, so hopefully we can get it done tomorrow night.”

Closing out the top-10 at I-55 was Brenham Crouch, Zach Daum, Kyle Jones, Jerry Coons Jr., Jacob Denney, Bryant Wiedeman, and Taylor Reimer.

Xtreme Outlaw Midget Feature Results (30 Laps) – 1. 26-Chance Crum (1); 2. 21K-Karter Sarff (3); 3. 08$-Michael Pickens (6); 4. 97-Brenham Crouch (4); 5. 9M-Zach Daum (9); 6. 7U-Kyle Jones (2); 7. 85-Jerry Coons Jr. (16); 8. 61-Jacob Denney (11); 9. 01-Bryant Wiedeman (19); 10. 25K-Taylor Reimer (15); 11. 72J-Sam Johnson (20); 12. 51B-Joe B. Miller (13); 13. 71K-Dominic Gorden (21); 14. 21E-Emilio Hoover (8); 15. 84-Jade Avedisian (10); 16. 84X-Jesse Love (14); 17. 77W-Joe Wirth (7); 18. 19M-Ethan Mitchell (17); 19. 40-Chase McDermand (5); 20. 97A-Mitchell Davis (12); 21. 17-Kevin Thomas Jr. (18). Lap Leaders(s):

NEW Championship Standings (After 4/10 Races)  1. Zach Daum (848); 2. Brenham Crouch (-45); 3. Bryant Wiedeman (-64); 4. Kyle Jones (-106); 5. Taylor Reimer (-130); 6. Ethan Mitchell (-130); 7. Sam Johnson (-156); 8. Chance Crum (-157); 9. Jade Avedisian (-214); 10. Dominic Gorden (-221).

UP NEXT (Saturday) The Xtreme Outlaw Midget Series presented by Toyota will conclude their portion of Ironman 55 weekend on Saturday, August 6 with a $5,000-to-win program, held in conjunction with POWRi, at Missouri’s Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55.

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Feature Results
11026Chance Crum 300.00020Running200$4,000
23+121KKarter Sarff 30-0.30310Running194$2,000
36+308$Michael Pickens 30-1.3920Running190$1,200
44097Brenham Crouch 30-1.9180Running186$1,100
59+49MZach Daum 30-2.2420Running182$1,000
62-47UKyle Jones 30-2.4810Running178$800
716+985Jerry Coons Jr30-3.7500Running174$700
811+361Jacob Denney 30-4.9620Running170$600
919+1001Bryant Wiedeman 30-5.6830Running166$550
1015+525KTaylor Reimer 30-5.9590Running162$500
1120+972JSam Johnson 30-6.9380Running158$475
1213+151BJoe B. Miller 30-7.1420Running154$450
1321+871KDominic Gorden 30-7.2420Running150$425
148-621EEmilio Hoover 30-7.7090Running146$400
1510-584Jade Avedisian 30-8.2540Running142$375
1614-284XJesse Love 30-8.8870Running138$350
177-1077WJoe Wirth 30-11.4860Running134$325
1817-119MEthan Mitchell 20-10 Laps0DNF130$300
195-1440Chase McDermand 13-17 Laps0DNF126$300
2012-897AMitchell Davis 12-18 Laps0DNF122$300
2118-317Kevin Thomas Jr0-30 Laps0DNF118$300
Last Chance Showdown Results
11019MEthan Mitchell 100.00010Running0$0
24+217Kevin Thomas Jr10-0.4920Running0$0
32-101Bryant Wiedeman 10-1.1920Running0$0
43-172JSam Johnson 10-1.9370Running0$0
56+171MCade Lewis 10-2.2400Running100$100
68+271KDominic Gorden 10-3.2630Running0$0
711+406Rylan Gray 10-3.8610Running100$100
87-197KBen Rhodes 10-5.2200Running100$100
95-444Branigan Roark 10-6.2360Running100$100
109-17Shannon McQueen 10-6.9860Running100$100
1114+350Daniel Adler 10-7.2890Running100$100
1210-271EMariah Ede 10-7.8800Running100$100
1317+419AZHayden Reinbold 10-8.3110Running100$100
1415+15Gavin Miller 10-8.5020Running100$100
1518+317BAustin Barnhill 10-11.0310Running100$100
161607DMichelle Decker 10-11.2590Running100$100
1712-55HScottie Gretzmacher 10-13.6150Running100$100
1813-517CDevin Camfield 10-14.4590Running100$100
Heat 1 Results
1107UKyle Jones Kennedale, TX0.00020
22026Chance Crum Snohomish, WA-1.23218
3309MZach Daum Pocahontas, IL-1.66816
45+119MEthan Mitchell Mooresville, NC-3.62415
54-125KTaylor Reimer Tulsa, OK-4.34112
68+297KBen Rhodes Louisville, KY-5.59112
76-171EMariah Ede Fresno, CA-8.3588
87-150Daniel Adler St. Louis, MO-8.9496
99017BAustin Barnhill Wilmington, NC-9.9784
Heat 2 Results
12+197Brenham Crouch Lubbock, TX0.00021
23+121KKarter Sarff Mason City, IL-1.46719
31-297AMitchell Davis Auburn, IL-2.18616
45+185Jerry Coons JrTucson, AZ-2.45215
54-184XJesse Love Redwood City, CA-3.43312
66071MCade Lewis Bakersfield, CA-3.86510
78+106Rylan Gray Greenfield, IN-4.7909
89+15Gavin Miller Allentown, PA-5.9797
97-219AZHayden Reinbold Chandler, AZ-6.7294
Heat 3 Results
14+340Chase McDermand Springfield, IL0.00023
22077WJoe Wirth St. Louis, MO-0.87218
33084Jade Avedisian Clovis, CA-1.95616
41-301Bryant Wiedeman Colby, KS-2.76014
55072JSam Johnson St Peters, MO-3.63312
67+171KDominic Gorden Clovis, CA-4.60611
76-17Shannon McQueen Tehachapi, CA-6.8948
8807DMichelle Decker Guthrie, OK-9.8856
Heat 4 Results
14+308$Michael Pickens Auckland, NZ0.00023
22021EEmilio Hoover Broken Arrow, OK-2.96118
31-251BJoe B. Miller Millersville, MO-3.65716
43-161Jacob Denney Galloway, OH-3.97514
58+317Kevin Thomas JrCullman, AL-4.86715
65-144Branigan Roark Lincoln, MO-7.85310
7705HScottie Gretzmacher Farmington, MO-11.4308
86-217CDevin Camfield Decatur, IL-12.2546
Qualifying Results
1325KTaylor Reimer 12.8140.00010
279MZach Daum 12.850-0.0369
3226Chance Crum 12.944-0.1308
457UKyle Jones 12.944-0.1307
5819MEthan Mitchell 13.005-0.1916
6671EMariah Ede 13.236-0.4225
7950Daniel Adler 13.261-0.4474
8497KBen Rhodes 13.304-0.4903
9117BAustin Barnhill 16.728-3.9142
Qualifying Flight 2 Results
1584XJesse Love 12.7430.00010
2721KKarter Sarff 12.774-0.0319
3397Brenham Crouch 12.799-0.0568
4297AMitchell Davis 12.928-0.1857
5485Jerry Coons Jr12.957-0.2146
6871MCade Lewis 13.117-0.3745
7619AZHayden Reinbold 13.204-0.4614
8106Rylan Gray 13.284-0.5413
995Gavin Miller 13.299-0.5562
Qualifying Flight 3 Results
1840Chase McDermand 12.8960.00010
2684Jade Avedisian 12.956-0.0609
3377WJoe Wirth 12.969-0.0738
4501Bryant Wiedeman 13.072-0.1767
5272JSam Johnson 13.170-0.2746
647Shannon McQueen 13.194-0.2985
7771KDominic Gorden 13.534-0.6384
817DMichelle Decker 13.662-0.7663
Qualifying Flight 4 Results
1308$Michael Pickens 12.6250.00010
2561Jacob Denney 12.870-0.2459
3221EEmilio Hoover 13.008-0.3838
4451BJoe B. Miller 13.055-0.4307
5744Branigan Roark 13.492-0.8676
6817CDevin Camfield 14.102-1.4775
715HScottie Gretzmacher 14.405-1.7804
8617Kevin Thomas Jr14.405-1.7803