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Knoxville Raceway Launches Fantasy Dirt Track Sprint Car Racing

3/25/2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway General Manager & Promoter 641-842-5431 Knoxville, Iowa – Knoxville Raceway has announced the debut of its fantasy racing series, which will run in tandem with the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series. The fantasy series will encompass all 18 races in the Championship Cup series, and includes the 410, 360, and 305 classes. Each week, fantasy racing participants will build a racing dream team by selecting drivers that are likely to earn the most points that weekend. Points are awarded to owners, and to drivers for the top five qualifiers, lap leaders, finish position. According to the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, over 41 million people in the United States and Canada played fantasy sports ...

Knoxville Raceway Announces Free Kids’ Nights

3/23/2015 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Brian Stickel, Knoxville Raceway General Manager & Promoter 641-842-5431 Knoxville, Iowa - Free Kids’ Nights are set at Knoxville Raceway for the 2015 season, including four races plus one special exhibition event. Many families plan their race attendance around Kids’ Nights, when teens and kids 19 and under receive free admission to the track. With free admission for kids and teens, a family of four can enjoy a night at Knoxville Raceway for as little as $30. April 18th is the first Kids’ Night, and features the Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup #1 Series Opener. Kids’ Night is also scheduled for races on May 2, May 30, and July 11. A bonus Kids’ Night will be held on June 26th for ...

Driver Profile: Terry McCarl

3/10/2015 - (Eric Arnold) Seven-time Knoxville Championship Cup Series winner Terry McCarl is one of the most successful drivers of the historic half-mile. His 54 career wins at Knoxville Raceway rank fourth on the all-time wins list. After 30 years in sprint car racing, Terry is still on top of his game, and he showed that last week in Las Vegas by winning his eleventh career World of Outlaws feature. Terry is one of the favorites to compete for the 2015 Knoxville Championship Cup Series and for the new National Sprint League title. Terry is extremely passionate about sprint car racing, and racing is a huge part of his family. His father Lenard is a Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame inductee and has won ...

Knoxville Raceway Fire and Safety Crew Busy Over Weekend!

3/8/2015 - (Bill W) Knoxville Raceway fire and safety crews spent Saturday and Sunday training on their driver extradition techniques. (Keoni Texeira was the guinea pig!)

Tim Kaeding And Lunstra to Tackle the Midwest In 2015

3/6/2015 - PETERSEN MEDIA- Tim Kaeding and Dave Lunstra are shaking things up in 2015. Both parties are excited to announce that they will be teaming up to go after three championships in 2015 as TK and the Lunstra Motorsports team will go after the new National Sprint League Title, as well as both the Knoxville Raceway and Huset’s Speedway Championships. “This is a great opportunity, and I am very much looking forward to teaming up with Dave Lunstra and his Lunstra Motorsports team in 2015,” Kaeding said. “Being from California and growing up on short tracks, I am looking forward to getting a lot of track time on tracks like Knoxville every week, and really getting prepared for the Nationals. Dave has had ...

Walraven to Race for Down Syndrome Awareness in 2015!

3/3/2015 - (Eric Arnold) - Veteran driver Chris Walraven of Knoxville and his new car owner and long-time crew chief Brent Geetings will be competing weekly at Knoxville Raceway this season for the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series 305 title. These two men have raced together for several years and are bringing back their familiar and flashy #56 sprint car in 2015. This season’s goal is larger than winning races and a championship: the men also hope to raise awareness for Down syndrome and GiGi’s Playhouse to the more than 100,000 fans that watch the weekly races in person or on MAVTV. GiGi’s Playhouse is all about achievement, belief and confidence. Serving children and adults of all ages, Playhouses across the ...
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