World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series coming to Kilgore

By: Coleman Swierc - email

Tyler, Tx (KLTV) - Racing fans, start your engines.

For the first time in the past five years, the Sprint car series will be coming to East Texas.

The "World of Outlaw" Sprint cars will be at Lone Star Speedway, just outside of Kilgore, on Friday night.

On Thursday, members of Tony Stewart Racing were in Tyler to promote the event.

"We do not get to Texas that much, so it is always fun when we have a chance to come down," said driver Kraig Kinser, who pilots the Bass Pro Shops #20 car, in the World of Outlaw Series, "It will be loud, and fast, and it will be a good time for all the fans who come."

The gates will open at 2 p.m. tommorrow and the first race will begin at 7 p.m.

The drivers will be holding an autograph session at 4:45.

General admission tickets for adults are $25, kids ages 6 to 12 are $10.

Kids five and under are free.