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$1,000-to-Win Dash Event Added to “Capitani Classic”

$1,000-to-Win Dash Event Added to “Capitani Classic”
North Dakota (Mark Dobmeier) may battle California (Kyle Larson) on Sunday night in the special "Capitani Classic" Dash
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
$1,000-to-Win Dash Event Added to “Capitani Classic”
For Winged 410 c.i. Sprint Cars on Sunday, August 5 at Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (August 1, 2012) - The inaugural $5,000-to-win “Capitani Classic” for winged 410-cubic-inch sprint cars, which will take place on Sunday, August 5, at the Knoxville Raceway, just got bigger. A $1,000-to-win Dash has just been added to the Sunday night program and it will be open to the quick qualifier from each state/province represented on the evening. The dash, which pays $200 to start, will have no bearing on the ‘A’ Main starting line-up. Starting positions for the dash will be drawn by selected fans and given to the drivers, similar to a ‘revenge draw’.

The $26,100 purse for the inaugural Capitani Classic ‘A’ Main is as follows:

1. $5000, 2. $2500, 3. $2200, 4. $1700, 5. $1500, 6. $1000, 7. $900, 8. $875, 9. $850, 10. $800, 11. $750, 12. $725, 13. $700, 14. $650, 15. $650, 16. $650, 17. $650, 18. $650, 19. $650, 20. $650, 21. $550, 22. $500, 23, $500, 24. $500.

The $5,050 purse for each of two ‘B’ Mains is as follows:

1. transfer, 2. transfer, 3. transfer, 4. $475, 5. $450, 6. $425, 7. $400, 8. $375, 9. $350, 10. $325, 11. $300, 12. $275, 13. $250, 14. $225, 15. $200, 16. $200, 17. $200, 18. $200, 19. $200, 20. $200.

The $5,225 purse for the Dash is as follows:

1. $1000, 2. $750, 3. $550, 4. $500, 5. $425, 6. $375, 7. $350, 8. $325, 9. $275, 10. $250, 11. $225, 12. $200.

In making the announcement today, Knoxville Raceway general manager Toby Kruse made it clear that international drivers are welcome in the Dash, as their states, provinces and/or territories will be treated similarly to America ’s states. The total purse for Sunday, August 5, is budgeted at $41,425. Those seeking more information on the inaugural “Capitani Classic” to honor retired director of racing Ralph “Cappy” Capitani are encouraged to visit http://www.knoxvilleraceway.com/.