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Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Welcomes Class of 2016 this Saturday!

6/20/2016 - by Track Historian Eric Arnold Four Knoxville Raceway dignitaries will be inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame in a ceremony on Saturday June 25 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 $5. Ttickets must be purchased by Friday June 24th at the ticket office, call 641-842-5431. The inductions will mark the 38th year that the track has honored those who have made "Knoxville" a world-wide name. The inductions will be a part of this weekend’s festivities ...
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Kerry Madsen Sweeps on the Night the Lights Went Out in Knoxville!

6/18/2016 - Kerry Madsen Sweeps on the Night the Lights Went Out in Knoxville! Garner Repeats in 360’s, Haase Wins in 305’s by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 18, 2016 – A twenty-minute delay after a power surge couldn’t stop Kerry Madsen from sweeping the evening’s festivities, including the non-stop 20-lap National Sprint League feature at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Australia native took the lead at about the halfway point from his brother Ian, and took home the $5,000 prize aboard the Keneric Racing #29 for his 19th career main event win here. A half a lap after the green flag fell in the 20-lap NSL main event, a power surge temporarily knocked out a number of lights around the ...
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2016 Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Inductees Announced!

6/13/2016 - 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 25 at 12:00pm Noon in Dyer-Hudson Hall and introduced to the public trackside during the night’s event. The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame will welcome Track Officials Dave Beede and Doug Clark, driver Larry Pinegar II, and driver/owner/mechanic Adrian Zoutte. 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 $5 and must be purchased by Friday June 24th at the ticket office, call 641-842-5431. The inductions will mark the 38th year that the track has honored those who have made "Knoxville" a ...
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Donny Schatz Notches a Wild Win in Knoxville!

6/12/2016 - Donny Schatz Notches a Wild Win in Knoxville! Clint Garner Wins 25th in 360’s by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 11, 2016 – Donny Schatz put the Tony Stewart Racing #15 in Victory Lane for the 24th time Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway with the World of Outlaws in the Xtream Shootout powered by Mediacom. It was a wild feature event with several drivers eliminated on a lap five restart. The Fargo, North Dakota driver took the lead from Jamie Veal on the 22nd of 25 laps, and earned $10,000 for his win. Meanwhile, Clint Garner took a late lead as well in the 360 main event and motored to his fourth win of the year here. His 25th ...
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Terry McCarl Tames Outlaws at Knoxville!

6/10/2016 - Terry McCarl Tames Outlaws at Knoxville! Nate Van Haaften Uses Last Lap Pass to Win 360’s by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 10, 2016 – After qualifying, Terry McCarl had his work cut out for him. The Altoona, Iowa veteran did what he had to do, and stood atop the World of Outlaws podium Friday on Budweiser Night with the World of Outlaws. The win aboard the TMAC Motorsports #24 was worth $10,000. In 360 action, Nate Van Haaften picked up his first feature win of the year by surging by race-long leader Calvin Landis on the final circuit. McCarl timed in 12th quick, but quickly surged from outside row three to finish second in his heat. That gave him a ...
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#TeamKnoxville vs. World of Outlaws Weekend Upon Us!

6/6/2016 - Knoxville Regulars vs. World of Outlaws Weekend Upon Us! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 3, 2016 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series will invade Knoxville Raceway for two big nights, Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11. Friday will be Budweiser Night, while Saturday’s finale with be the Xtream Shootout powered by Mediacom. The 360 sprints will be in competition both nights as well! In addition to the great racing, featuring our Knoxville regulars against the World of Outlaws, many activities for all ages are planned for the weekend! For the Adults on Friday: Lifesize Beer Pong at Dingus Dingus Lounge and Knoxville Raceway are hosting a Lifesize beer pong tournament presented by Budweiser after ...
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Brian Brown Slices and Dices for $5,000 NSL Win at Knoxville!

6/4/2016 - Brian Brown Slices and Dices for $5,000 Win at Knoxville! Ian Madsen Wins First Career 360 Feature, Devin Kline Ties All-Time Mark with 305’s by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, June 4, 2016 – Brian Brown won a shootout with Bronson Maeschen to take home a National Sprint League feature worth $5,000 on Logan Contractors Night at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The win aboard the Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 was the Grain Valley, Missouri driver’s 32nd at this famous oval. Outstanding racing on a great track throughout the night thrilled another big crowd at Knoxville. Ian Madsen won his first ever 360 feature at Knoxville in the Logan Contractors/Aspen Aire #18, while Devin Kline won for the eighth time in the 305 ...
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Bob Baker, Promoting the Future of Sprint Car Racing and Preserving the Past

6/3/2016 - by Joanne Cram Entering his eighth year with the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum, Bob Baker has seen plenty of progress in and around the museum, but admits there is still a lot more work to be accomplished. For many years around Knoxville Raceway, Bob and his brother Jerry were known as the youngsters/teenagers from Kansas City who drove up to Knoxville for the weekly races. Then in later years Bob was known as the Weld Racing Wheels guy from Missouri, where he was their Motorsports Director. When Weld Wheels began to undergo restructuring, Bob found himself in search of a new career adventure. While at the Chili Bowl back in 2008, Bob had been in casual ...
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Nationals Entry Forms Now Available!

5/31/2016 - Attention race teams! Entry forms are now available for our sprint car Nationals events in the ENTRY FORMS section of our website. http://www.knoxvilleraceway.com/Pages/Entry-Forms The 56th annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores will be held August 10-13. The 26th annual Arnold Motor Supply 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank will be held August 4-6. The early entry deadline is July 15th to save money on entry fees and pit passes for both Nationals events.. Also available are entries for the 5-hour ENERGY Queen Contest in the Visitor Services section. The entry deadline is July 1. http://www.knoxvilleraceway.com/Pages/Visitor-Services
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Kerry Madsen Rolls NSL Field for Win #18 at Knoxville!

5/28/2016 - Kerry Madsen Rolls NSL Field for Win #18 at Knoxville! Garner Wins Again in 360's, Bowman Awarded 305 Feature by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, May 28, 2016 – Kerry Madsen was the class of the field at Saturday’s Brownell’s Salute to the Troops Night at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Australia native earned $5,000 for his National Sprint League win. The 2005 track champ notched win #18 aboard the Keneric Racing #29. Clint Garner kept his momentum going in the 360 class, grabbing his third feature win of the season, and the 24th in his career, second all-time with the 360’s at this historic oval. Chase Wanner led every lap of the 305 feature, but ...
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