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David Gravel Outlasts Them All On Night One at Knoxville!

6/14/2024 - David Gravel Outlasts Them All On Night One at Knoxville! J Kinder Wins Pro Sprints Feature From Row Four by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 15, 2024) – David Gravel battled to his twelfth career win at the Knoxville Raceway Friday night on the opening night of the Premier Chevy Dealers weekend featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws over a field of 64 cars. The event saw four lead changes, and the Watertown, Connecticut driver earned $12,000 for his win aboard the Big Game Motorsports #2. In support Pro Sprint Series action, J Kinder won his third main event of the year here with a late pass. Pole-sitter Parker Price-Miller led early in the 25-lap main event, ahead of Gravel, Sheldon Haudenschild, Rico ...
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2024 Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame

6/13/2024 - The 2024 Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame inductees have been announced by our Hall of Fame Committee. Six individuals will be recognized for their contributions and accomplishments to Knoxville Raceway. Those being inducted in this year’s class will be Tony Bokhoven, Mahala Cox, Don Droud Jr., Matt Moro, Bob Richardson and Doug Ripperger. This year marks the 46th class of inductees. The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame was established in 1979 and there are currently 229 inductees. The annual induction banquet will be held on Saturday, July 6 at Noon in Dyer-Hudson Hall. This event is open to the public and tickets are $10 per person. To reserve seating please call the ticket office at 641-842-5431. Tony Bokhoven (Announcer) Pella, IA Tony grew up watching his ...
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WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Stout Field Expected for World of Outlaws June Visit to Knoxville

6/11/2024 - WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Stout Field Expected for World of Outlaws June Visit to Knoxville Premier Chevy Dealers Clash gives the World of Outlaws teams their final chance to prepare for August’s Knoxville Nationals KNOXVILLE, IA (June 11, 2024) - The time has come for the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars to travel to “The Sprint Car Capital of the World.” Knoxville Raceway is ready to welcome The Greatest Show on Dirt for two nights of early summer action. The Premier Chevy Dealers Clash brings the country’s best Sprint Car drivers to the Marion County Fairgrounds this weekend (June 14-15). The weekend will be the first chance for World of Outlaws teams to get some laps at the historic ...
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Carson McCarl Sneaks by Brother Austin to Win First Ever 410 Feature at Knoxville!

6/8/2024 - Carson McCarl Sneaks by Brother Austin to Win First Ever 410 Feature at Knoxville! Aaron Reutzel Wins His 12th Career 360 Feature; Chase Young Steals the Pro Sprints Feature Event Late by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 8, 2024) – Carson McCarl emerged victorious with a last lap pass in a race that saw five lead changes and plenty of excitement on Vermeer Night Saturday at the Knoxville Raceway. The former 305 and 360 track champion’s win was his first in the 988 Lifeline 410 class and earned him $6,000 aboard his own #27 car. Aaron Reutzel maneuvered lapped traffic well in a non-stop 360 main event, and Chase Young sneaked in a late pass to win his third career Pro Sprints main event. The ...
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Meet "Fast Jack" Anderson!

6/7/2024 - by Joanne Cram Sixteen-year-old “Fast Jack” Anderson, is one of a handful of Knoxville’s second-generation sprint car drivers set to compete for the 2024 season. The Baxter Community Schools high school junior has just wrapped up a busy winter of wrestling and race car prep and is stoked to get back to his favorite place for season number two. Jack is the son of Johnny “Lightning” Anderson, a dominant 360 fixture at Knoxville Raceway for several seasons, as well as grandson to late model driver and sprint car mechanic, Jack Anderson. So, it’s no surprise that Jack would follow in his dad and grandpa’s footsteps and take over the steering wheel. Jack has a lot of inspiration in his dad and his ...
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Doug Clark Named Honorary Starter for the Hy-Vee PERKS 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race at Iowa Speedway!

6/5/2024 - by Lori Cutter Champion Race Promotions National Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductee, Doug Clark of Sioux Falls, SD, has been named Honorary Starter for the Hy-Vee PERKS 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series Race, taking place at Iowa Speedway on Saturday, June 15th. Clark flagged his first race at Knoxville Raceway in 1981, then in 1983 joined the Knoxville Raceway staff and became the head flagman until he retired in 2019, turning the flags over to his son Justin. Prior to Knoxville Raceway, Doug flagged at Huset's Speedway where he was inducted into the Hall of Fame there in 2012. He was inducted into the Knoxville Raceway and NSCHoF in 2016. Laughingly, Clark expressed his desire to be considered for a possible starter ...
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Knoxville Raceway Unveils New Partnership with 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

6/4/2024 - KNOXVILLE, IOWA (May 23, 2024) – Knoxville Raceway—the Sprint Car Capital of the World—is proud to announce a new partnership with 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline (988 Lifeline), marking a significant milestone for both entities. This partnership will rebrand our weekly 410 class as the “988 Lifeline 410 Sprint Cars” making 988 Lifeline the first-ever 410 class sponsor for the Knoxville Championship Series. "We extend a warm welcome to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline as our newest sponsor," said Jason Reed, General Manager of Knoxville Raceway. "Their commitment to assisting Iowans in need aligns with our values. Through this partnership, we aim to raise awareness of their invaluable services and offer support to those facing challenges. It's an honor to be a ...
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Daison Pursley Harvests Corn Belt Clash at Knoxville for $12,000!

6/1/2024 - Daison Pursley Harvests Corn Belt Clash at Knoxville for $12,000! Chase Randall Roars to Second 410 Feature of the Year by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 1, 2024) – Daison Pursley made his first career point win with the AMSOIL USAC National Sprint Car Series count in a big way Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway by winning the Corn Belt Clash worth $12,000. The win came aboard the Team AZ Racing #21AZ for the Locust Grove, Oklahoma driver. In 988 Lifeline 410 action, Chase Randall scored his second win of the season in that class. Eric Schulz flipped down the backstretch before a lap could be completed in the 30-lap Corn Belt Clash feature. He was unhurt. One green, Pursley led Carson Garrett, Justin ...
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Justin Grant Tames Knoxville on First Night of Corn Belt Clash!

5/31/2024 - Justin Grant Tames Knoxville on First Night of Corn Belt Clash! Jamie Ball Wins 360’s for the First Time in Three Years by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 31, 2024) – Justin Grant of Ione, California netted $8,000 for his win in Night #1 of the Corn Belt Clash Friday at the Knoxville Raceway. The driver of the TOPP Motorsports #4 had to outduel Brady Bacon and a series of cautions and red flags to net his second career win at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World.” In 360 action, Jamie Ball won for the tenth time in his career, but for the first time since 2021. Grant led Mitchel Moles, Bacon, CJ Leary and Daison Pursley early in the 25-lap USAC main event. ...
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The Capital! Knoxville's Corn Belt Clash Hosts USAC Sprints May 31, June 1

5/29/2024 - By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Knoxville, Iowa (May 29, 2024)………Winning a USAC National Sprint Car race at Iowa’s Knoxville Raceway is reserved for greatness. Gary Bettenhausen, Dick Tobias, Sammy Sessions, Tom Bigelow, Sheldon Kinser and Sammy Swindell have all won here and are now enshrined in the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame which overlooks turn two of the famed half-mile. In recent years, Justin Grant, Brady Bacon and Tyler Courtney have added wins of their own, and someday, their names will most definitely be called upon as an inductee to the hall of fame. Drivers make their name at this place. Always have and always will. After all, a place christened as The Sprint Car Capital of the World has that type of ...
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Chase Randall Scores First Ever Knoxville 410 Win!

5/25/2024 - Chase Randall Scores First Ever Knoxville 410 Win! Aaron Reutzel Earns 11th 360 Win; J Kinder Wins for the Second Week in a Row in the Pros by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 25, 2024) – Chase Randall passed Aaron Reutzel early in the 20-lap 988 Lifeline 410 feature on Dennison Racing Tees and Jersey Freeze Night to earn his first ever main event win in the class Saturday at Knoxville Raceway. The Waco, Texas native earned $6,000 for his win aboard the TKS Motorsports #2KS. Reutzel won a battle with young Jack Anderson to claim his eleventh career win in the 360 class, and J Kinder won for the seventh time in his career and for the second week in a row in ...
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Knoxville Raceway Continues Partnership with Impact Signs Awnings Wraps

5/23/2024 - Knoxville, Iowa (May 23, 2024) - Knoxville Raceway is proud to announce our ongoing partnership with Impact Signs Awnings Wraps Inc. As we celebrate over 20 years of this partnership, we are pleased to extend this alliance for many more years to come. Impact, headquartered in Sedalia, MO, is owned by David and Julie Goodson. Impact has continuously been a major sponsor of The Knoxville Championship Series, along with the 360 Knoxville Nationals and Knoxville Nationals; as well as the Late Model Knoxville Nationals. Impact President/CEO David Goodson stated, “We are proud to be a supporter of the Knoxville Raceway and each of the three marquee national events. Knoxville’s professionalism and dedicated fan base makes it a perfect place for Impact ...
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Garet Williamson Grabs First Ever Knoxville Win Over Reutzel by .087 of a Second!

5/18/2024 - Garet Williamson Grabs First Ever Knoxville Win Over Reutzel by .087 of a Second! Nate Mills Leads Wire to Wire for First Knoxville Win in a 360; J Kinder Wins in the Pros by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 18, 2024) – Garet Williamson posted his first ever 410 sprint car win at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday, holding off Aaron Reutzel at the line. The win came aboard the Fischer Motorsports #23 and was worth $6,000 for the Columbia, Missouri native. Nathan Mills also won his first career feature in the 360 class in exciting fashion in his family #24N, and J Kinder won in the Pro Sprints class for the sixth time in his career, and for the first time since he won ...
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