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Henderson Doubles Up at Knoxville!

5/23/2015 - Henderson Doubles Up at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, May 23, 2015 – Justin Henderson put his name into the record books, becoming the first driver since Brian Brown a year ago to win both the 360 and 410 features in one night at the Knoxville Raceway. The 410 win on Saturday night was worth $3,000 and was also the Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s driver’s second in that class in as many weeks. Devin Kline completed the night’s winners’ list with a 305 victory. Brian Brown, who started fourth in the 410 feature, shot to the early lead in the 20-lapper. Henderson settled into second, with Danny Lasoski grabbing third from Bill Balog on lap two. Brown separated himself ...
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Monster Jam Roars into Knoxville Raceway for TWO Fall Shows

5/20/2015 - Knoxville, IA - Monster Jam® comes to Knoxville Raceway this fall for two shows in September. The world’s premier monster truck racing series, Monster Jam® features legendary World Champions like Grave Digger, Monster Mutt, El Toro Loco, and Mohawk Warrior. The truck and driver lineup for Knoxville Raceway is not yet announced. Shows are scheduled for Saturday, September 19th at 7:30pm, and Sunday, September 20th at 2:00pm. Tickets are on sale now. Tickets start at $20 for adults, with $10 kid’s tickets available. Tickets are available through the Knoxville Raceway Ticket Office, online at knoxvilleraceway.com, or by phone at 641-842-5431. Prices increase on the day of the show, so fans are encouraged to buy early and save! Fans may also purchase ...
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History Blog: Women at Knoxville Raceway

5/19/2015 - By Track Historian Eric Arnold 18 year-old McKenna Haase made history at Knoxville Raceway this past Saturday, winning a feature in the 305 sprint car class! She is the first woman to win a sprint car race at the historic half-mile oval in its 62 year history of hosting weekly sprint car races. We are all proud of McKenna and her #55m team for this historic and memorable accomplishment. Last year when Haase made her first appearance at Knoxville Raceway, race fans were impressed with her on and off the track. She is talented behind the wheel, has been gracious with fans, and serves as a great ambassador for sprint car racing and Knoxville Raceway. Her popularity has been undeniable. Now ...
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McKenna Haase Makes History at Knoxville Raceway

5/18/2015 - Saturday night was one for the record books at Knoxville Raceway, with McKenna Haase claiming the first female feature win in a sprint car at the track. Haase, who races in the 305 class, is in her second year of competing at Knoxville Raceway. To add to the excitement, 18-year-old Haase graduated from Carlisle High School on Sunday, where she delivered the commencement speech as her class valedictorian. Haase was ecstatic about the win. “This was the night I told everyone I wanted to win, because I wanted to be on a podium two days in a row,” she said. “This is a dream come true!” Future plans for the young racer include attending Drake to study finance in the fall, and the hope ...
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Henderson Cruises, Haase Makes History at Knoxville!

5/16/2015 - Henderson Cruises, Haase Makes History at Knoxville! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, May 16, 2015 – Justin Henderson had no peer in driving the BDS Motorsports #1 to victory in 410 action at the Knoxville Raceway on Saturday. His seventh career win was worth $3,000. McKenna Haase made history in the 305 class as she became the first female feature winner in a sprint car at the historic Knoxville Raceway. Wayne Johnson scored his 11th career win in the 360 class. Before a lap could be completed, RJ Johnson got upside down for the second week in a row after contact with another car to start the 20-lap 410 feature. Tasker Phillips was also caught up in the accident with ...
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Lasoski Prevails in Inaugural FVP National Sprint League Knoxville Event!

5/9/2015 - Lasoski Prevails in Inaugural FVP National Sprint League Knoxville Event! by Bill Wright Knoxville, IA, May 9, 2015 – Danny Lasoski scored victory #102 at the Knoxville Raceway, but it still was a historic first. Saturday’s event marked the first ever visit for the FVP National Sprint League at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, Knoxville Raceway. Ninety-eight sprint cars were in attendance for what served as a season opener at the Knoxville Raceway after three straight weeks of rainouts. Russ Hall took a popular win in the 360 class, and Devin Kline took the opener with the 305 class in a feature that honored the late Brian Hetrick. In addition, Matt Moro captured the 12-lap Mark Fee ...
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Knoxville Raceway Hosts FVP National Sprint League in Opener Saturday!

5/5/2015 - Knoxville Raceway Hosts FVP National Sprint League in Opener Saturday! Windom, MN (May 5, 2015) – So far, Mother Nature has been cruel to the Knoxville Raceway. For the first time in the track’s history, the first three nights of racing have been washed out at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”. This Saturday night, they will give it another try in a big way! It will be the first of four visits for the FVP National Sprint League in 2015. Saturday will also serve as night #2 for the Durst Motorplex $20,000 bonus going to any driver who can sweep weekend FVP National Sprint League events at Eagle Raceway in Nebraska on Friday, May 8, and ...
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May 2 Racing Cancelled Due to Heavy Rains!

5/2/2015 - (Bill W) April 25, 2015 - Heavy rains have forced the cancellation of the racing on Saturday night, May 2 at the Knoxville Raceway. Join us next week, Saturday, May 9 for Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series action featuring the 410, 360 and 305 sprint car classes! The 410 FVP National Sprint League will be competing with the 410's!
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Driver Profile: Davey Heskin

5/1/2015 - (Eric Arnold) Davey Heskin is one of the brightest young drivers in the Midwest. The 26 year old from St. Michael, Minnesota makes the five-hour trip to Knoxville Raceway to compete weekly. He has four Knoxville 410 feature wins to his credit and one win with the Interstate Racing Association (IRA) series. Heskin is a graduate of Minnesota State University Moorhead and has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. At home, the family business is airplanes, specifically airplane propellers. In addition to racing sprint cars, Heskin is also a pilot and flies planes himself, and of course as a Minnesota native, he played hockey through high school. Starting his racing career in go-karts at age eight, Heskin moved up to sprint cars when ...
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Knoxville Raceway Ramps Up For 2015 Season

4/30/2015 - Knoxville, IA – With two rained out races this season, anticipation is mounting for a summer full of dirt track racing action at Knoxville Raceway. The 55th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals are a keystone of the Knoxville Raceway season, and are scheduled for Wednesday, August 12th through Saturday, August 15th, 2015. Nearly 100,000 fans descend on Knoxville, Iowa for Knoxville Nationals. Billed as “the Granddaddy of them all,” Knoxville Nationals is an internationally recognized four-day cultural festival of food, music, and racing. Parades, fan expositions, vendors and live music are scheduled during the day, while evenings are packed with sprint car racing on the legendary dirt track. This prestigious event and purse of nearly $1,000,000 attracts drivers from across the country, ...
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