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New Pole Award Announced for 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores

4/25/2017 - Starting on the pole of the 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores is an accomplishment for any winged sprint car driver. The chances of winning the $150,000 prize have increased, and now, before the green flag waves, the pole sitter will earn a $2,000 prize thanks to Jeremy Elliott’s “I’m excited to be able to sponsor the Pole Award for this year’s Knoxville Nationals,”’s Jeremy Elliott said. “The Nationals is the most prestigious sprint car race in the world, and it’s an honor to be partnered with Knoxville Raceway in this new venture. The website has come a long way in a short time, and this is a good way to give back to the ...

Brian Brown, From the Hospital to Victory Lane at Knoxville!

4/22/2017 - Brian Brown, From the Hospital to Victory Lane at Knoxville! Ian Madsen Strikes in 360’s, Hetrick Returns to Take Win in 305’s by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 22, 2017) – Brian Brown didn’t feel well when he climbed out of his Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21 Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway, but when his feet hit the ground, they were in Victory Lane! The Grain Valley, Missouri driver had digestive issues which hospitalized him most of the week, but he was ready when it counted, leading all 20 laps to take the $4,000 410 feature here on Kraig Ford/Pella Motors Opening Night at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”. Brown led early in the main event, ahead of Kerry Madsen and Aaron Reutzel. ...

Coming to iRacing: Knoxville Raceway

4/21/2017 - Bedford, Mass. - announced today that it plans to add Knoxville Raceway to its catalogue of precisely-modeled race tracks. Known as the "Sprint Car Capital of the World," the 1/2 mile dirt track hosts the famed Knoxville Nationals as well as weekly races throughout the racing season. Widely considered the premier sprint car event of the year, the four-day Knoxville Nationals features a million dollar purse and attracts nearly 100 of the world's top sprint car competitors and more than 21,000 fans to Iowa every August. "The fact that Knoxville Raceway is coming to iRacing is great news; great for iRacing, great for Knoxville and, most of all, great for iRacers around the world," says Steve Myers, ...

Practice Night Rescheduled!

4/17/2017 - By popular demand, practice night has been rescheduled for this Friday night April 21st from 7:00-9:30pm! FREE entrance into grandstands. $10 for entry into the pits. Please enter by backstretch and park outside turns three and four. While you're at the track, stop by the Seeds of Hope benefit supporting our dear friend and track supporter Chasen Stevenson who was recently diagnosed with cancer. The Live auction begins at 5:30pm with dinner at 6:30 in Dyer Hudson Hall behind the front stretch grandstands.

Opening Night is a Wash at Knoxville Raceway!

4/15/2017 - by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 15, 2017) – Late afternoon thundershowers were too much for those assembled for Kraig Ford/Pella Motors Opening Night at the Knoxville Raceway. Join us next Saturday night, April 22 as we try to get Kraig Ford/Pella Motors Opening Night in again! For more information, visit!

Knoxville Practice Night Canceled!

4/14/2017 - Knoxville Practice Night Canceled! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, April 14, 2017 – Persistent late afternoon rains have forced the cancelation of Friday night’s Practice session at Knoxville. The Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series Ford 64th Annual Season Opener is still on for tomorrow night, April 15! Hot laps are scheduled for 6:15! The 410, 360 and 305 sprint car classes will be featured! For more information on the Knoxville Raceway, visit us online at!

Knoxville Raceway "National Sprint Car Day" Sweepstakes Rules

4/10/2017 - Knoxville Raceway “National Sprint Car Day” Social Media Sweepstakes OFFICIAL RULES VOID WHERE PROHIBITED OR RESTRICTED BY LAW. ALL UNITED STATES FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL LAWS APPLY. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. 1. General Description: a. The Knoxville Raceway “National Sprint Car Day Sweepstakes (the “Sweepstakes”) is sponsored by Knoxville Raceway. b. Entry and registration in Sweepstakes must be completed via the Knoxville Raceway Twitter Account: @knoxvilleraces. Upon registration, all participants unconditionally agree to, and accept, these Official Rules. Registration will begin on Monday, April 10, 2017 at noon CST and must be completed by Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm CDT (the “Registration Deadline”). 2. Eligibility: a. The Sweepstakes is open to all U.S. residents, age eighteen (18) and over except where prohibited or ...

WELD Racing to be Title Sponsor of 2017 Capitani Classic Presented by Great Southern Bank

4/5/2017 - WELD Racing, one of the most respected brands in all of auto racing, has partnered with Knoxville Raceway as the title sponsor of the 2017 WELD Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank. The race honors the late Knoxville Raceway track promoter Ralph Capitani, who passed away in February. “We are extremely excited to be the title sponsor of this awesome event for racers and fans that showcases our products in action,” said Norm Young, President and CEO of WELD Racing. “The 2017 WELD Racing Capitani Classic will be one of the biggest Sprint Car events of the year and is the perfect way to honor the hard work and dedication of the late Ralph Capitani whose tireless efforts made ...
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