Danny Lasoski

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Danny Lasoski
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Lasoski at the 2007 King's Royal
Nationality American
Born (1959-02-03) February 3, 1959 (age 58)
Dover, Missouri, U.S.
Previous series
2006 National Sprint Tour
World of Outlaws
Championship titles
2006
2001
National Sprint Tour
World of Outlaws

Danny "The Dude" Lasoski (born February 3, 1959) is an American sprint car racing driver from Dover, Missouri.

Most of his experience is in the World of Outlaws series, winning the WoO championship in 2001, and finishing second four times, in 1999, 2002, 2003, and 2004. He won the premiere event in sprint car racing, the Knoxville Nationals, in 1998, 2001, 2003 and 2004. Danny also won the 360 Nationals in 1995. He raced in the National Sprint Tour in 2006, winning the series' only championship. He rejoined the World of Outlaws after the season, and the NST folded. He has won 90 World of Outlaw feature events.

Danny joined forces in 2015 with car owner Tod Quiring and crew chief Guy Forbrook to win the inaugural National Sprint League (NSL) Championship. Danny also has won 11 Knoxville Raceway track championships (1986, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1996, 2008, 2011, 2015, 2016). Danny has won more races than any other driver with 111 career wins as of July 9, 2016, in the 410 division at Knoxville Raceway.

Danny also has 37 career wins with the All-Star Circuit of Champions.

Danny has driven for some of the top sprint car teams in the sport including team owners Tod Quiring, Dennis Roth, Tony Stewart, Casey Luna, and Guy Forbrook to name a few.

IROC involvement[edit]

Lasoski was invited to the International Race of Champions four times, from 2002 until 2005. During this time he won one race, in 2004, at the Texas Motor Speedway. Lasoski also raced in the Canadian IROC series picking up three wins, all of them at the Canadian Motor Speedway.[1]

Awards[edit]

He was inducted in the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 2011.[2]

Motorsports career results[edit]

International Race of Champions[edit]

(key) (Bold – Pole position. * – Most laps led.)

References[edit]

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Sporting positions
Preceded by
Steve Kinser
World of Outlaws Champion
2001
Succeeded by
Steve Kinser