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Advance Ticket Sales for June 6

5/30/2020 - To help keep lines to a minimum and to maintain social distancing on raceday, we will begin selling tickets for the June 6 Pella Motors/Kraig Ford Season Opener beginning at 12:00am CT Monday (midnight). Tickets are non-refundable, but can be used as a rain check if needed. Go to and click on the "Buy Tickets" link to order your tickets starting Monday. There will be service fees with buying online. You may still buy tickets at the ticket office if you want to avoid paying the service fees. The ticket windows will be open on Saturday beginning at 8:30am. We plan to use the front stretch only for seating unless we get to 3,250 tickets sold. At that ...

Health and Safety Protocols for Knoxville Raceway Opening Night

5/29/2020 - The below information applies to 2020 championship series events at Knoxville Raceway that have been permitted to allow a limited number of spectators. These restrictions and protocols will be in place until further notice. Information for Participants: • If a driver or any team member has symptoms of Covid-19, has been exposed to Covid-19, or is awaiting the results of a Covid-19 test, he or she is asked not to attend the event. Symptoms include Fever, Muscle Pain, Cough, Headache, Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, Sore Throat, Loss of Taste or Smell, Chills or Repeated Shaking with Chills. • All drivers, team members and anyone entering the infield area will be required to participate in a temperature test before entering the infield. These ...

Driver Registration Information for June 6 Season Opener

5/27/2020 - We are planning on having our season opener June 6th. Due to the parking restrictions we may have to limit entries. 2019 teams that finished in the points are eligible (driver and or owner points). Entry deadline for Knoxville Raceway teams is June 1st, after that entries will be taken in the order they came in with that deadline being June 4th, or until the maximum number of teams is reached for the infield. The pre-entry registration form can be found under "Driver Info" then "Entry Forms" on the website. You need to sign up and pay for your pit passes through that link. It is the same link that the 410 teams used for the May 8th World of Outlaws ...

Four New Members set for Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Induction!

5/16/2020 - The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Class of 2020 inductees have been announced by our Hall of Fame Committee! Those being inducted this year will be Ruth Graves, David Hill, Kris Krohn and Randy Martin. This year marks the 42nd class of inductees. The Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame was established in 1979 and there are currently 203 inductees. The annual induction banquet is tentatively scheduled for Noon, Saturday July 4 in Dyer-Hudson Hall. We will confirm the date of the induction banquet at a later time. Ruth Graves (Safety Crew) Knoxville, Iowa: Born in Chicago, Ruth moved to Des Moines where she graduated from East High School and then the Methodist School of Nursing. She moved to Knoxville to work at ...

David Gravel Wins in Thrilling Fashion in World of Outlaws Return to Knoxville!

5/8/2020 - David Gravel Wins in Thrilling Fashion in World of Outlaws Return to Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 8, 2020) – In one of the most unique nights in sprint car racing history, David Gravel outlasted Ian Madsen in a 30-lap slugfest at the Knoxville Raceway on Friday night. With no fans admitted due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the McKay Group with Nationwide Insurance presented the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Series for a Pay Per View only event. The surreal evening saw social distancing, the field limited to an invitation of 48 and current health guidelines enforced, but the action on the track was as thrilling as ever. Daryn Pittman led the 30-lap main event early, ahead of ...

Knoxville Raceway Season to Begin When Fans are Permitted to Attend

5/6/2020 - Knoxville Raceway continues to monitor the spread of Coronavirus and the re-opening plan in Iowa. Knoxville officials continue to work with state and local governments on guidelines and required social distancing restrictions for when our gates officially open for the 2020 race season. The health of our fans, employees, partners, drivers, teams and community members continues to be our main priority. At this time, the state of Iowa has allowed motorsports events to occur without spectators. However, after great deliberation and discussion, Knoxville Raceway does not plan to host any of its weekly championship series events without fans. Our fans are an integral part of everything we do and racing without fans is not what made Knoxville Raceway what it is ...

McKay Group to be Presenting Sponsor of World of Outlaws Invitational

5/4/2020 - McKay Group, a longtime supporter of Knoxville Raceway, along with Nationwide Insurance, will be the presenting sponsor of the May 8 World of Outlaws Invitational at Knoxville Raceway. With offices just one mile from the Sprint Car Capital of the World, McKay Group offers insurance products and policies to individuals and businesses in Knoxville and across the country. “We’ve been longtime sponsors of Knoxville Raceway and we’re proud to be a partner of this unique event,” said Todd Chambers, President of McKay Group. “We’re race fans at heart and in these unprecedented times we want to show that we still stand behind dirt track racing and specifically racing at Knoxville. We’re just like all of the fans out there. We wish ...
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