World of Outlaws World Finals
Thursday, November 03, 2022

Tickets can be purchased at the gate.

For more information, call the track at (704) 455-3200

Event Info

World of Outlaws World Finals
November 2, 2022 to November 5, 2022
The Dirt Track at Charlotte
5555 Concord Parkway S
Concord, NC 

Event Description
For the first time ever, the most prestigious dirt racing event in the country lights up The Dirt Track at Charlotte with not three, but four days of heart-pounding, clay-slinging action on the lightning-fast, four-tenths mile oval. The World of Outlaws World Finals brings together the top series in the sport, the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series, the World of Outlaws Late Model Series and the Super DIRTcar Series, for four full days of racing culminating in the crowning of all three series champions.

Series Racing
Super DIRTcar Series

Sprint Car Track Record
11.880 seconds by Jeff Shepard on 10/6/01

Late Model Track Record
14.183 seconds by Kyle Larson on 11/5/20

To Win Amount

Feature Laps Length

Event Schedule
*All times Eastern

Event Hashtag

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount

Reserved Seating

Type of Grandstand
Bleacher with backs

Stadium Seating
Not allowed

Handicapped Seating
Lower level and Second level - Reserved seating required - Companion seating is available

Handicapped Parking
Designated handicap parking between the dirt track and zMax dragway

Pit Age Limit
All ages allowed. Minors ages 17 and under must have a signed waiver sheet. ONE parent must be present OR waiver should be notarized with the required ONE parent signature. Call 1-800-455-FANS with questions.

Pit Gate Location
Pit gate is located at Gate 2 of the zMax Dragway

Personal Coolers


Credit Card Use
Concessions, Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
Alcohol is also sold at the track

Smoking Policy
designated smoking areas only

Family Section

Parking Cost

Camping Availability
electric hookup, non-electric, onsite, showers, waste services

Camping Cost
Contact the track for pricing

Closest Airport
Concord-Padgett Regional Airport

Other Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport

Track Info
Track Phone
(704) 455-3200

Ticket Phone
(800) 455-3267

Track Size & Type
0.400; semi banked

Sprint Car Track Record
11.880 seconds by Jeff Shepard on 10/6/01

Late Model Car Track Record
14.183 seconds by Kyle Larson on 11/5/20

Competitor Info
DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

REDEMPTION AT THE DIRT TRACK: Mat Williamson scores win on night one of World Finals at Charlotte

Mat Williamson edges out Ransomville Speedway rival for the win while Matt Sheppard inches closer to another Series title

They’ve raced against each other many times before on their home track of Ransomville Speedway. But tonight, when Mat Williamson and Erick Rudolph met each other on The Dirt Track at Charlotte for the World of Outlaws World Finals, it meant a little something more.

The two Ransomville Speedway regulars lined up behind each other on the grid to start off the Feature, with Rudolph starting on the outside of row one and Williamson starting on the inside of row two. Having competed at the 4/10-mile oval several times in their careers, both competitors knew they needed to have a superior machine to take home the win.

Rudolph maneuvered around pole-starter Anthony Perrego after trailing him for the first seven laps. On his pass, Williamson was not far behind, passing Perrego as well, dropping him into third. It then became a tight battle between the two leaders, with the two cars riding neck and neck around the turns. Williamson eventually moved to the bottom coming into Turn 3 and 4, sneaking past #25 to take the lead.

#88 Mat Williamson battles #25 Erick Rudolph on the way victory at The World of Outlaws World FInals. (Photo: Michael Fry)

That was all the #88 Buzzchew Racing driver needed to seal the deal. From then on, Williamson took advantage of the clean air to distance himself from the rest of the pack, bringing him closer and closer to victory as he pulled away.

“Once I got him, I could use the whole race track up,” Williamson said. “That was a big benefit. This place is a lot about momentum and once you get the lead you get momentum.”

Williamson crossed the finish line in first, capturing the $10,000 purse and giving himself additional cushion on his way to securing a second-place finish for the season. Rudolph stayed in the runner-up position for the final third of the race, keeping a steady hand to fend off a charging Matt Sheppard, the expected Series winner to be crowned on Saturday night.

“He [Williamson] just seemed like he had a really good car on the long runs,” Rudolph said. “He just had the superior machine tonight. We’ll see what we can do tomorrow, but we’re really proud of second place.”

Sheppard crossed the finish line in third, rounding out the podium. It was his season’s 13th top-five finish and 15th top-10 finish.

Perrego finished in fourth and Demetrios Drellos finished in fifth. Jimmy Phelps stayed in third place in the points race with a sixth-place finish.

UP NEXT: The Super DIRTcar Series Big Blocks will return to The Dirt Track at Charlotte tomorrow for their second day of racing in a $10,000-to-win, 30-lap Feature.

If you can’t make it to the track, you can watch all the action live on DIRTVision – either online or by downloading the DIRTVision App.

Feature Results (30 Laps): 1. 88-Mat Williamson[3]; 2. 25-Erick Rudolph[2]; 3. 9S-Matt Sheppard[4]; 4. 4-Anthony Perrego[1]; 5. 111-Demetrios Drellos[5]; 6. 98H-Jimmy Phelps[6]; 7. 84Y-Alex Yankowski[8]; 8. 26-Ryan Godown[9]; 9. 21A-Peter Britten[7]; 10. 91-Billy Decker[10]; 11. 8H-Max McLaughlin[13]; 12. 19-Tim Fuller[20]; 13. 9-Marc Johnson[14]; 14. 37M-Mathieu Desjardins[11]; 15. 99L-Larry Wight[22]; 16. 3-Justin Haers[16]; 17. 2L-Jack Lehner[15]; 18. 83X-Tim Sears Jr[27]; 19. 98JS-Rocky Warner[23]; 20. 215-Adam Pierson[24]; 21. 12-Darren Smith[26]; 22. 11T-Jeff Taylor[18]; 23. 20-Brett Hearn[12]; 24. 14-CG Morey[29]; 25. 34-Kevin Root[21]; 26. 7Z-Zachary Payne[30]; 27. 17-Marcus Dinkins[17]; 28. 37-Paul St Sauveur[28]; 29. (DNF) 21M-Bob Mcgannon[25]; 30. (DNF) 70A-Alex Payne[19]

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Feature Results
13+288Mat Williamson 300.00011Running150$10,000
22025Erick Rudolph 30-4.66212Running146$5,000
34+19SMatt Sheppard 30-4.9210Running144$2,500
41-34Anthony Perrego 30-5.3087Running142$1,800
550111Demetrios Drellos 30-5.9560Running140$1,600
66098HJimmy Phelps 30-6.4010Running138$1,400
78+184YAlex Yankowski 30-7.0300Running136$1,300
89+126Ryan Godown 30-7.0790Running134$1,200
97-221APeter Britten 30-7.7350Running132$1,100
1010091Billy Decker 30-7.8240Running130$1,000
1113+28HMax McLaughlin 30-8.7210Running128$900
1220+819Tim Fuller 30-8.9350Running126$800
1314+19Marc Johnson 30-9.1030Running124$750
1411-337MMathieu Desjardins 30-9.6110Running122$750
1522+799LLarry Wight 30-9.7560Running120$750
161603Justin Haers 30-10.2350Running118$750
1715-22LJack Lehner 30-11.6600Running116$750
1827+983XTim Sears Jr30-12.1290Running114$750
1923+498JSRocky Warner 30-13.1720Running112$750
2024+4215Adam Pierson 30-13.2150Running110$750
2126+512Darren Smith 30-14.6980Running108$750
2218-411TJeff Taylor 30-16.2210Running106$750
2312-1120Brett Hearn 30-16.7180Running104$750
2429+514CG Morey 29-1 Laps0Running102$750
2521-434Kevin Root 29-1 Laps0Running102$750
2630+47ZZachary Payne 29-1 Laps0Running102$750
2717-1017Marcus Dinkins 29-1 Laps0Running102$750
2828037Paul St. Sauveur 29-1 Laps0Running102$750
2925-421MBob Mcgannon 7-23 Laps0DNF102$750
3019-1170AAlex Payne 4-26 Laps0DNF102$750
Last Chance Showdown Results
14+334Kevin Root 100.0007Running0$0
21-198JSRocky Warner 10-1.2132Running0$0
35+221MBob Mcgannon 10-1.7980Running0$0
46+28Rich Scagliotta 10-2.1761Running90$500
58+332RRonnie Davis III10-2.5600Running90$300
63-333Louden Reimert 10-3.0980Running90$250
711+414CG Morey 10-4.2580Running0$0
87-15Brock Pinkerous 10-4.6680Running90$175
92-718Ryan Macartney 10-5.4690Running90$150
101004SPeter Schwartzott Jr 10-9.0140Running90$150
119-243Keith Flach 0-10 Laps0DNS90$150
Last Chance Showdown 2 Results
12+199LLarry Wight 100.0009Running0$0
21-1215Adam Pierson 10-2.3701Running0$0
34+112Darren Smith 10-5.0170Running0$0
46+227JDanny Johnson 10-5.7550Running90$500
5507ZZachary Payne 10-7.2930Running0$0
611+521Yan Bussiere 10-7.5410Running90$250
770151KBBrian McDonald 10-8.0920Running90$200
83-583XTim Sears Jr10-8.7010Running0$0
910+198TTyler Thompson 10-9.7370Running90$150
108-248TOODave Rauscher 10-11.0210Running90$150
119-237Paul St. Sauveur 10-11.5720Running0$0
Heat 1 Results
11021APeter Britten Brisbane, QLD0.000
2209SMatt Sheppard Waterloo, NY-0.428
33026Ryan Godown Ringoes, NJ-2.864
47+38HMax McLaughlin Mooresville, NC-3.720
54-117Marcus Dinkins Watkins Glen, NY-5.135
65-198JSRocky Warner Gloversville, NY-6.735
78+133Louden Reimert Oley, PA-7.384
810+221MBob Mcgannon Garnerville, NY-8.575
9905Brock Pinkerous Ellenville, NY-9.982
106-443Keith Flach Ravena, NYDNF
1111014CG Morey Rutland, VTDNF
Heat 2 Results
110111Demetrios Drellos Queensbury, NY0.000
22098HJimmy Phelps Baldwinsville, NY-1.141
33091Billy Decker Unadilla, NY-1.481
4409Marc Johnson Guilderland, NY-3.873
55011TJeff Taylor Chittenengo, NY-5.905
67+118Ryan Macartney Pauling, NY-7.075
78+134Kevin Root Geneva, NY-7.824
89+18Rich Scagliotta Hillsborough, NJ-8.488
96-332RRonnie Davis IIISyracuse, NY-9.304
101004SPeter Schwartzott Jr White Plains, NY-11.480
Heat 3 Results
12+14Anthony Perrego Walden, NY0.000
21-125Erick Rudolph Ransomville, NY-0.844
33037MMathieu Desjardins Yamaska, QC-3.345
47+32LJack Lehner Saratoga Springs, NY-3.639
55070AAlex Payne Canandaigua, NY-4.691
611+5215Adam Pierson East Corinth, VT-5.240
76-183XTim Sears JrCentral Square, NY-7.239
84-47ZZachary Payne Stanley, NY-7.429
910+1151KBBrian McDonald Cornwall, ON-8.677
108-237Paul St. Sauveur Saint-Hyacinthe, QC-10.093
119-221Yan Bussiere Drummondville, QCDNS
Heat 4 Results
12+188Mat Williamson St. Catharines, ON0.000
21-184YAlex Yankowski Covington Township, PA-1.049
34+120Brett Hearn Sussex, NJ-2.703
46+23Justin Haers Phelps, NY-3.897
53-219Tim Fuller Watertown, NY-5.619
69+399LLarry Wight Fulton, NY-5.850
75-212Darren Smith Binghamton, NY-6.872
87-127JDanny Johnson Phelps, NY-7.780
910+148TOODave Rauscher Waterloo, NY-8.781
108-298TTyler Thompson Fulton, NY-9.659
Qualifying Results
1921APeter Britten 16.1030.000
219SMatt Sheppard 16.282-0.179
3226Ryan Godown 16.294-0.191
41017Marcus Dinkins 16.451-0.348
51198JSRocky Warner 16.562-0.459
6443Keith Flach 16.610-0.507
768HMax McLaughlin 16.693-0.590
8833Louden Reimert 16.697-0.594
955Brock Pinkerous 16.851-0.748
10721MBob Mcgannon 16.851-0.748
11314CG Morey 16.851-0.748
Qualifying Flight 2 Results
15111Demetrios Drellos 16.3440.000
21098HJimmy Phelps 16.407-0.063
3791Billy Decker 16.431-0.087
449Marc Johnson 16.498-0.154
5911TJeff Taylor 16.609-0.265
6632RRonnie Davis III16.758-0.414
7218Ryan Macartney 16.854-0.510
8334Kevin Root 16.941-0.597
918Rich Scagliotta 17.091-0.747
1084SPeter Schwartzott Jr 17.272-0.928
Qualifying Flight 3 Results
1825Erick Rudolph 16.3520.000
2137MMathieu Desjardins 16.383-0.031
377ZZachary Payne 16.447-0.095
41070AAlex Payne 16.514-0.162
5983XTim Sears Jr16.677-0.325
622LJack Lehner 16.677-0.325
7637Paul St. Sauveur 16.677-0.325
8321Yan Bussiere 16.677-0.325
911151KBBrian McDonald 16.677-0.325
105215Adam Pierson 16.677-0.325
1144Anthony Perrego 16.919-0.567
Qualifying Flight 4 Results
1584YAlex Yankowski 16.2380.000
2488Mat Williamson 16.254-0.016
3219Tim Fuller 16.502-0.264
4720Brett Hearn 16.527-0.289
5312Darren Smith 16.538-0.300
663Justin Haers 16.678-0.440
7927JDanny Johnson 16.750-0.512
8198TTyler Thompson 16.765-0.527
9899LLarry Wight 16.852-0.614
101048TOODave Rauscher 16.915-0.677