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Local Heroes Honored on July 4th

6/29/2015 - Knoxville, IA - Knoxville Raceway recognizes the sacrifices of local heroes, and wants to give back to the service men and women who do so much for the community. Heroes Night, scheduled for July 4th, is a chance to honor active and retired military, EMS, firefighters, police officers, and sheriffs with discounted tickets. These service members can purchase half priced tickets at the Box Office with an ID badge. The July 4th race is the 12th in the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series, and is also 360 Twin Feature Night. In addition, the race is part of the National Sprint League series. Ryan Bunton, a 410 competitor driving #7R this season, honors heroes in his own way. Bunton’s sprint car ...
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Danny Lasoski on Top Again in $5,000 Mid-Season Championship at Knoxville!

6/27/2015 - Danny Lasoski on Top Again in $5,000 Mid-Season Championship at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 27, 2015 – Danny Lasoski registered win number three of the season at the Knoxville Raceway and #105 in his career on Saturday night. The victory was also his third FVP National Sprint League win of 2015. The victory allowed him to stay on top of the point standings at both Knoxville and with the NSL, and it was worth $5,000 aboard the Big Game Motorsports #2. Justin Henderson was dominant in 360 action, registering his second win of the year in that class. Devin Kline topped the 305 class for the third time this season, and sixth time in his career. Henderson ...
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Nostalgia Night at Knoxville Rained Out!

6/26/2015 - Nostalgia Night at Knoxville Rained Out! (Bill W) June 26, 2015 - Unfortunately, Friday's Nostalgia Night at the Knoxville Raceway has been rained out. Join us tomorrow night for Farm Bureau Night featuring the FVP National Sprint League! All three divisions of Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series will be in action! Hot laps are scheduled for 6:45 p.m., with qualifying and racing to follow!
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Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2015 Inductees

6/23/2015 - by Eric Arnold, Track Historian Four Knoxville Raceway dignitaries will be inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday June 27 at 12:00pm Noon in Dyer-Hudson Hall and introduced to the public trackside during the night’s event. The afternoon banquet and luncheon is a reunion for all Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame members and their families. Tickets are free for Hall of Fame members and available to the public for a cost of $15. The meal will be pork loin or chicken parmesan, potatoes, salad, rolls, tea/lemondae/water, ticket must be purchased by Friday June 26th at the ticket office, call 641-842-5431. The inductions will mark the 37th year that the track has honored those who have made "Knoxville" ...
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Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series Mid-Season Championships

6/23/2015 - Knoxville, IA – The mid-season championships for the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series are scheduled for June 27, and the battle is heating up as drivers fight for the #1 spot. Going into the mid-season race, Danny Lasoski leads the 410 driver points with 2,062 points, followed by Justin Henderson with 1,858, and Ian Madsen with 1,761 points. The mid-season race will be the 11th in the KCCS series, and will also feature 305s. In addition, the race is part of the National Sprint League series, and is Farm Bureau Night. Beyond the race, Knoxville Raceway is hosting two other events during the mid-season championships weekend: Nostalgia at Knoxville the evening of June 26, and the Knoxville Raceway Hall of ...
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FVP National Sprint League Races for $5,000 Saturday at Knoxville!

6/22/2015 - FVP National Sprint League Races for $5,000 Saturday at Knoxville! Windom, MN (June 22, 2015) – After almost a month off, the FVP National Sprint League roars back into action this Saturday night, June 27 at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa! The race will be the track’s Mid-Season Championship, and the 25-lap feature will pay $5,000 to win! The race also serves as a qualifying event for the DeBerg Concrete $25,000 Triple Crown Challenge. The event precedes a busy month of July that will see the series competing in ten events that include NSL Fair Speedweek and the $10,000 to win finale in “The Road to Knoxville” at I-80 Speedway in Nebraska. Danny Lasoski has been on a roll lately, winning for ...
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Danny Lasoski Capitalizes on Henderson’s Misfortune at Knoxville!

6/20/2015 - Danny Lasoski Capitalizes on Henderson’s Misfortune at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 20, 2015 – Danny Lasoski chalked up with #104 in his career at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday night. Justin Henderson was leading late when a nose piece from his car came up and blocked his vision, causing him to stop. Lasoski assumed the lead and roared to victory in the 410 class. Clint Garner registered his 21st career win in the 360 class, and Devin Kline won his fifth career feature in the 305 class. Heavy rainfall at 5:30 p.m. caused events to be delayed until hot laps at 9 p.m. Ian Madsen shot out from the pole to lead early in the 20-lap 410 ...
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Class of 2015 Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Inductees announced

6/19/2015 - by Eric Arnold, Track Historian Four dignitaries will be inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday, June 27 at 12:00pm Noon in Dyer-Hudson Hall. The inductees will also be introduced to the public trackside during the night’s event. The afternoon banquet and luncheon is a reunion for all Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame members and their families. Tickets are available for a cost of $15. The meal will be pork loin or chicken parmesan, potatoes, salad, rolls, plus tea, lemonade or water. Tickets must be purchased by Friday, June 26, and are available at the Ticket Office, or by calling 641-842-5431. The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame will welcome former drivers Brent Antill and Dennis Moore Jr., ...
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Fog and Rain Can’t Stop Donny Schatz at Knoxville!

6/13/2015 - Fog and Rain Can’t Stop Donny Schatz at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 13, 2015 – It was an odd night at the Mediacom Shootout featuring the World of Outlaws Saturday night/Sunday morning at the Knoxville Raceway! A three and a half hour rain delay sent events into Sunday morning, and the feature was fogged out after fifteen laps. Despite all that, Donny Schatz emerged victorious and took home the $10,000 first place money. It was the Fargo, North Dakota driver’s twelfth WoO win of the year, and his 22nd career win at Knoxville. His win came aboard the Tony Stewart Racing #15. In the 360 class, sprint car rookie Ryan Giles took his first career ...
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Two Tracks. One Day. One Low Price.

6/12/2015 - Saturday June 20th, Knoxville Raceway joins forces with Iowa Speedway to bring you a full day of open-wheel, sprint-style racing. Buy your ticket to the Newton event and get into the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series race that night FREE! Saturday morning, the USAC Silver Crown Series rolls into Newton’s Iowa Speedway. Formerly known as the National Dirt Car Championship, the Silver Crown Series is part of USAC's open-wheel sanctioned events including the National Sprint Car Series, and the National Midget Series. These wingless, open-wheel beauties will fly around Newton's 7/8-mile asphalt-paved race track at nearly 180 mph. Parking is available starting at 9:00am and gates open at 9:30 for practice laps and qualifying. The 100 lap race ...
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Knoxville Raceway Stars Ready to Defend Home Dirt

6/9/2015 - The World of Outlaws sprint car tour visits Knoxville Raceway on June 13th for the Mediacom Shootout, and the drivers who compete at the track weekly in the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series are ready to take down the competition. 2014 Knoxville Nationals winner Donny Schatz is ruling the World of Outlaws tour this season, racking up 11 wins and leading the driver points standings by over 100 points. In World of Outlaws points currently, Schatz has 4385 points, followed by Shane Stewart in second place with 4240 points. Kerry Madsen rounds out the top three with 4160 points. Knoxville Raceway has many drivers who can give Schatz and his World of Outlaws comrades a run for their money ...
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Lasoski Wins on Epic Night of Racing at Knoxville!

6/6/2015 - Lasoski Wins on Epic Night of Racing at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 6, 2015 – Danny Lasoski led every lap to claim his 103rd career 410 feature victory at Knoxville Raceway on Slideways Karting Center Night. He pocketed $3,000 for his win aboard the Big Game Motorsports #2 machine. That was far from the whole story, however, as wild battles ensued behind him in the non-stop 20-lap main event. In the 360 class, Billy Alley passed Justin Henderson with two laps to go, to claim his twelfth career victory in that class. McKenna Haase, who made history earlier this season as the first female sprint car feature winner at Knoxville, repeated that feat in the 305 ...
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