Daryn Pittman joined Kasey Kahne Racing in 2013 to pilot the No. 9 World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series entry. Pittman dominated the WoO circuit, bringing home eight victories and the first WoO championship for himself and Kasey Kahne Racing. He led the point championship from the first race of the season to the finale, becoming the first driver to ever accomplish that feat.
Pittman followed up his championship season in 2014 with 14 wins, 50 top-five finishes and completed the season second in the championship standings. In 2015, after missing a couple of races due to injury, Pittman finished the season third in year ending points. In 2016, the team rebounded with eight wins and second in the points standings. Pittman won three races and finished fourth in the standings in 2017.
Pittman has recorded over 80 career World of Outlaws victories, and has won 20 various
feature events in Australia. In 2008, Daryn captured the famous $50,000 to win King’s Royal title at Eldora Speedway, becoming one of only six drivers to win both the King’s Royal and Historical Big One. Pittman hails from Owasso, Oklahoma and now resides in Danville, Indiana with his wife Mandy and two daughters, Taylor and Kady.
Following in the footsteps of car owner Kasey Kahne, Sweet made a name for himself in the national open-wheel racing circuits. After being tapped to drive a part-time schedule for KKR in 2008, Sweet became a superstar in his own right in the USAC racing world with victories including the Belleville Midget Nationals, the Knoxville Midget Nationals and both the Sprint Car and Midget “Four Crown Nationals” at Eldora Speedway.
Moving into the World of Outlaws ranks for KKR in 2013, he showed no signs of slowing down, winning the prestigious King’s Royal. 2014 was another breakthrough season for Sweet as he scored rookie-of-the-year honors and five feature wins. Sweet continued to be a threat on the World of Outlaws Series in 2015 with five wins, 31 top-five finishes, 60 top-ten finishes and two quick time awards. In 2016 Sweet won a career high eight races and also captured a series high 13 quick time awards. 2017 saw Sweet and the NAPA AUTO PARTS team capture five wins 72 top-ten finishes on their way to second in the season standings.
In August of 2018, Sweet won the coveted Knoxville Nationals and a $150,000 payday – the richest in all of sprint car racing.