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Strong field of drivers expected for Nationals

Thu 6-27-2019

JACKSON – A strong field of drivers featuring most of the World of Outlaws circuit is anticipated for the 41st annual Jackson Nationals Thursday-Saturday at Jackson Motorplex.

Thursday and Friday's shows pay $10,000 to win, with Saturday's finale worth $41,000 to win and $3,000 to start.

WoO points leader Brad Sweet is on a streak of nine consecutive top-five finishes. He leads all drivers with five wins.

Donny Schatz is second in points, 54 behind Sweet. He has three wins this year.

Daryn Pittman (two wins) is third, 138 points out; David Gravel (three wins) is 144 points off the pace; and Logan Schuchart (four wins) is 210 points out of the lead.

Racesaver sprint cars will also run all three nights.

Hot laps all three nights start at 7 p.m.