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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series at Knoxville: Who Will Be Champion?

9/17/2014 - Jimmy Owens, Steve Francis, Don O'Neal, Scott Bloomquist, and Darrell Lanigan are on the short list to take the Knoxville Nationals title but with 100 laps any of the other top Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series points leaders to race on the famed dirt track including Brian Birkhofer, Earl Pearson, Jr., Eddie Carrier, Jr., Jason Hughes, Billy Moyer, Dennis Erb, Jr. and John Blankenship all have a chance. Says Knoxville Raceway General Manager, Brian Stickel, "We look forward to the end of September and having the premier Late Model Series, the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series return to the Knoxville Raceway. This event is always one of the highlights of the season and what a spectacular way to end ...

Knoxville Raceway Announces Tentative Schedule for 2015 Season

9/8/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway General Manager 641-842-5431 Knoxville, IA– Knoxville Raceway announces its tentative 2015 racing schedule this week. The schedule includes 19 Knoxville Championship Cup Series races, as well as annual one-day events such as Full Blown Rodeo, Harris Clash, Enduro, and Nostalgia at Knoxville. In keeping with tradition, three separate multi-day Nationals events are scheduled, including the 25th Annual Arnold Motor Supply 360 Nationals, the 55th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store, and the 12th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store. To see the full schedule, visit the News/Media page of the website, or click the link below. SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE Remaining events in the 2014 Knoxville Raceway ...


9/4/2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, September 4, 2014 Contact: Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway GM (641) 842-5431 or Kenna Conway Feld Motorsports (612) 825-1696 Monster Jam®, the world's premier monster truck racing series, will roar into the Knoxville Raceway for Friday, September 19 & Saturday, September 20 with two performances at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Fans favorite Monster Jam® Superstars return to the track; featuring World Champions Grave Digger and Monster Mutt; first time appearances by El Toro Loco and Northern Nightmare plus Xtermigator and Ice Cream Man. Tickets start at $15 for adults and just $10 for children age 12 and under. Tickets are available at the Knoxville Raceway box office, online at or Charge by Phone at 641-842-5431 or 641-842-3220. ...

Sammy Swindell Retires from Professional Racing Immediately!

8/25/2014 - From Inside Line Promotions Germantown, TN — (August 25, 2014) – Sammy Swindell has decided to retire from professional racing effective immediately. Swindell, who has driven for Big Game Motorsports the past four years of his 40-plus year career, isn’t planning to race again outside of the Chili Bowl Nationals. Here are his words to the fans: “After the last two weeks of our break from racing I have decided to retire from racing. I would like to still drive my midget at the Chili Bowl. I have been thinking a lot about this for the last three months. It has been a hard decision to make. I always knew when the time came to retire it would be clear. I’ve had a long and ...

Darin Van Dee Claims 29th Annual Fall Enduro at Knoxville!

8/24/2014 - Darin Van Dee Claims 29th Annual Fall Enduro at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE RACEWAY, Knoxville, IA, August 24, 2014 – Darin Van Dee of Deep River took the 29th annual Fall Enduro at Knoxville Raceway Sunday night. In a race that went the full 200 laps, the win paid him $1,000 for his efforts. Van Dee inherited the lead when defending champion, Mike Goff, made a stop in the pits to change a right rear tire at about the 170 lap mark. Goff returned to finish second on the lead lap and earn $700. Troy DeJong of Bussey finished third worth $500. Seven red flag periods were encountered along the way for various reasons such as debris on the ...

2014 Final Owner-Driver Standings

8/24/2014 - 2014 410 Owner Standings (Final) * - Perfect Attendance 1. *Nehring #18 – 3541 2. *TMAC Motorsports #24 – 3470 3. *BDS Motorsports #1 – 3456 4. Brian Brown Racing #21 – 3385 5. *Maxwell #56 – 3263 6. *Big Game Treestands #7 – 3259 7. *Ingalls #91 – 3211 8. *Vortex Racing #12 – 3063 9. *Maeschen Racing #96 – 2859 10. *Vermeer #55 – 2626 11. Lunstra/Dobmeier #13 – 2553 12. *Fluth #40 – 2544 13. *Williams #7K – 2382 14. *Sonner #47 – 2339 15. *Deuce Motorsports #49 – 2170 16. *RMJ Motorsports #71A – 2075 17. *Competition Technologies #4 – 1936 18. *K&SP Farms #7TAZ – 1932 19. Cole Wood Racing #17w – 1924 20. *VanderEcken #10 – 1897 21. *Moore #69 – 1833 22. L&J Enterprise #5J – 1742 23. Chris Martin Racing #44 – 1706 24. Saville #75 – 1474 25. ...

Three Winners, Three Champions at Knoxville!

8/23/2014 - Three Winners, Three Champions at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE RACEWAY, Knoxville, IA, August 23, 2014 – In the end, the point leaders in each division held off the rest of the field, but it wasn’t easy. Ian Madsen drove to a strong fourth place finish in the 410 A main won by Mark Dobmeier to take that championship. Joe Beaver won the 360 driver title with a sixth place finish in a race won by Matt Moro. The BDS Motorsports #1 team claimed the 360 owner’s title. J Kinder needed a motor borrowed from the L&J Automotive #5J team to charge from 19th to fifth to claim the 305 championship. Dustin Clark won that feature. In the 410 ...

"An Evening with Jon Agan" set for Thursday at NSCHoF&M

8/21/2014 - The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum will host its monthly Sprint Car 101: Third Thursday Series program on Thursday, August 21, at 7 p.m. with “An Evening with Jon Agan.” The program is free and open to the public, and it will take place on the second floor of the non-profit museum. It will also be streamed live at According to museum curator Tom Schmeh today, “Because of the season that Jon Agan is having this year, we’ve wanted him to be our special guest for a while now. But, his schedule with the Sprint Invaders Association has precluded it from happening until this coming Thursday night. The former regular with the All Star ...

Profile On: Keoni Texeira!

8/20/2014 - Keoni Texeira #50 305 Sprint Car by Joanne Cram If anyone gets the long haul award for weekly racing at Knoxville Raceway, Keoni Texeira takes the cake with a 4,000 mile spread between home and Iowa. He is now living in southern Iowa so he can be close enough for weekly racing at Knoxville and other 305 tracks, but remains a Hawaii native. A sprint car racer from Hawaii? How does this happen? Most people don’t know that up until 2005, the island of Oahu had its own dirt track that raced open wheel karts, dirt track midgets, and sprints, so a Hawaiian sprint car racer isn’t all that unheard of. Keoni grew up on the island with ...
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