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Track Historians at Sprint Car 101 Thursday Night!

10/14/2014 - Sprint Car 101 Forums set for Knoxville in Oct. and Algona in Nov. The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum is pleased to announce its line-up of free and open-to-the-public Sprint Car 101 educational programs for the remainder of the year, which includes a bonus program in Algona, Iowa. The regularly-scheduled program will take place on Thursday, October 16 at 7pm, in Knoxville with an evening featuring “Knoxville Nationals: The First Fifty Years” book authors (and Knoxville Raceway Track Historians) Eric Arnold & Bob Wilson. The Sprint Car 101 ‘On the Road’ program will take place on Sunday, November 23, with an afternoon spotlighting North Central Iowa racing veteran and 2013 Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame inductee Norm ...

Knoxville Raceway Award Banquet and Dinner Reservation Deadline Approaching!

10/10/2014 - Knoxville Raceway Award Banquet and Dinner Reservation Deadline Approaching! The 2014 Knoxville Raceway Award Banquet and Dinner will be held at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino on Saturday, November 15, 2014. The reservation deadline of Wednesday, October 15 is quickly approaching. Join us for Awards, Food, Fun and Entertainment! The registration form is located under the "Entry Forms" section at The "Entry Forms" section can be found under "Driver Info" on the homepage. Payment information is included on the form. You can also use this direct link: You may also order tickets by calling 641 842-5431. Entrees this year include a choice of Beef Tenderloin, Chicken Marsala and Pork Loin. In addition, there ...

Late Model Nationals Statistics Updated!

10/9/2014 - (Bill W) Historical statistics for the Late Model Nationals have been updated! Just visit the "Track History" section of the website and utilize the pull-down menu!

New 410 Sprint Car Series Partners With Knoxville Raceway for Four Dates in 2015

10/8/2014 - Inside Line Promotions – WINDOM, Minn. (Oct. 8, 2014) – The new 410ci sprint series established by Tod Quiring of Big Game Treestands is pleased to announce the support of Knoxville Raceway for the 2015 season. The famed half-mile oval in Knoxville, Iowa, has selected four dates with the newly formed series, which was created to strengthen 410 sprint car racing in the Midwest. The four events at Knoxville Raceway will be part of the Knoxville Championship Cup Series. “Our region is extremely fortunate to have a class facility like Knoxville Raceway and the talented drivers who compete there weekly,” Quiring said. “I’ve had a vision for this series for several years. With the point fund of Knoxville Raceway and our ...

God Bless Katie Davis

10/1/2014 - by Eric Arnold, Track Historian There are many things that make Knoxville Raceway great. One of the grandest of traditions is the singing of the National Anthem by hometown girl Katie Davis. Katie caught the ear of race director Ralph Capitani after singing at Knoxville high school basketball games in the winter, when she was in high school. Cappy invited Katie to sing at the races the next summer and to also make a recording on tape that the track could use. That tape recording of Katie was used too many nights to count in the 80’s and early 90’s. For the past 30 years we have heard that beautiful voice sing to begin several race nights ...
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