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Madsen Storms to Season Opener Win at Knoxville Raceway!

4/19/2014 - Madsen Storms to Season Opener Win at Knoxville Raceway! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE RACEWAY, Knoxville, IA, April 19, 2014 – In what many feel is the most competitive weekly field Knoxville Raceway has ever assembled in the 410 class, Ian Madsen struck the first blow by winning the Season Opener at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” on Saturday night. The win was the third in the Aussie’s career at Knoxville. Joe Beaver took home the win with the 360 class, and veteran Steve Breazeale won in the 305’s. Brooke Tatnell took the lead from his pole position when the green flag dropped, but the start was called back for a Cole Wood spin. Don Droud Jr. lost an engine ...

Race For Your Schools Night

4/15/2014 - Don’t Miss Race For Your Schools Night at Saturday’s Knoxville Raceway Season Opener! FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Contact: Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway GM (641) 842-5431 KNOXVILLE, Iowa — April 15, 2014 — This Saturday central Iowa schools have a competition of their own as fans head toward Knoxville Raceway for its 61st Season Opener of the Lucas Oil Knoxville Champion Cup Series. The Raceway distributed 50,000 coupons to local schools to promote Race for Your School Night. For every adult paid admission of 15-dollars, Knoxville Raceway will give back 5-dollars to his or her school. The school that raises the most money will also receive a cash prize. All kids under the age of 19 also get in free. “We are ...

Bracket Challenge

4/14/2014 - Knoxville Raceway’s 2014 Bracket Challenge We are down to the championship match! These drivers have been placed into a college basketball tournament-style bracket, with the fans’ top pick laying claim to Knoxville Raceway’s Favorite Driver. Sprint Car fans, you have your chance to vote on driver-vs-driver matchups to determine who is Knoxville Raceway’s favorite driver. Is this a popularity contest? You bet! You have to vote and encourage all your friends and family to do the same. The final 2 drivers remaining are: Brooke Tatnell and Dakota Hendrickson. *Voting begins at 8:00am on Monday April 14th and ends at 8:00am on Saturday April 19th. You can vote here! May the best driver win! Be there on April 19th at Knoxville Raceway’s Lucas ...


4/12/2014 - (Eric Arnold) Knoxville practice night was successful for 30 cars on Saturday night with no incidents. Drivers Justin Henderson and Jon Agan brought two cars to try out on the warm April evening with temperatures at 81 degrees at 7:00pm. Top lap times on the night were Chris Walraven with a 17.018 in the 305 class while Jon Agan was best in the 360 class with a lap of 16.015. In the 410 class Davey Heskin paced the field with a lap of 15.035. The remaining 410 lap times were Justin Henderson 15.150, AJ Moeller 15.535, Dusty Zomer 15.756, Garrett Dollansky 15.905, Mark Johnson 16.403, and Larry Ball Jr. 16.405. Come out next Saturday night for the Pella Motors, Race ...

360 Season Preview

4/5/2014 - 2014 360 Class Season Preview (Eric Arnold) The Knoxville Raceway 360 class will be interesting this season. Clint Garner, the winner of the past five 360 track championships has moved up to the 410 class. Justin Henderson and Ryan Bunton are 410 drivers, but plan to race in the 360 class as well all season to try to win the car owner championship. But the race for the driver’s championship will be a tough one with several strong contenders. Joe Beaver finished second in points last season and could be the driver to beat in 2014. The driver has 15 years of experience at Knoxville and three career wins. He put together 13 top ten finishes in 2013, and ...

Weekly Point Structure for All Classes

3/26/2014 - (Bill W) The point structure will remain the same in 2014 at Knoxville Raceway in all classes, with one exception. B main transfers will not receive B main points. The first non-qualifier will receive 20, the next 18 and so on. Alternates to the A main will receive their B main points, but no A main points. The Capitani Classic will issue the World of Outlaws point system. The point system and purses are located in the "Knoxville Championship" section. 2014 Point Structure for All Classes (Weekly shows) Time Trials - Quick time 1. 140 2. 135 3. 130 4. 125 5. 120 6. 115 7. 110 8. 105 9. - 100 Heat Points - 1. 20 2. 18 3. 16 4. 14 ...