Column By: NICK GRAZIANO / WORLD OF OUTLAWS – BARBERSVILLE, FL – Brad Sweet will enter the 2020 DIRTcar Nationals at Volusia Speedway Park with a new stride, and a new title – 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series champion.
Each week we’ll dive into the statistics of how a full-time World of Outlaws driver has performed at the DIRTcar Nationals for the past five years, leading up to the Feb. 7-9, 2020, event
Sweet, of Grass Valley, Calif., has been one of the most successful drivers during the season opening triple-header in Florida. In total, he has four wins at the half-mile speedway and won the DIRTcar Nationals Big Gator championship in 2016.
After two fourth-place finishes in-a-row at the event in 2019, Sweet and his Kasey Kahne Racing team will look for another strong start to the season while they hunt for back-to-back titles.
Statistics at Volusia Speedway Park (2015-2019)
Wins: 3 (4 in total, 2014, 2015, 2016)
Top 5s: 11
Tops 10s: 12
Laps led: 55
Best finish: 1st
Worst finish: 17th
Average finish: 5th