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A Letter to Our Racing Family

6/30/2020 - To our racing family – We, like all of you, are devastated that the 2020 NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s will not happen this year. The Knoxville Nationals ARE Knoxville Raceway. This is the event that we plan for, anticipate and look forward to all year long. Not having the event, quite frankly, seems surreal. From the onset of the COVID pandemic, we thought “if ANY race happens this year, surely it will be the Nationals.” Quickly, reality hit us and we knew we were in for an uphill battle. Plan B turned into Plan C and somehow got to Plan M (we lost count at some point). We’ve worked hard to keep this event alive – not ...
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60th NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's Postponed Until August 2021

6/30/2020 - KNOXVILLE, IA (June 30, 2020) -- The Marion County Fair Board and Knoxville Raceway have postponed the 60th running of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s until August 11-14, 2021. In lieu of the Knoxville Nationals, Knoxville Raceway will partner with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series for three nights of racing, August 13-15, culminating with the Brownells Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank, previously scheduled on Sunday, August 9. The 2020 Brownells Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank will pay $50,000 to win and $3,000 to start. Due to COVID restrictions, only 7,000 spectators will be permitted to attend each night. Further information for this race will be announced at a ...
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UPDATED FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

6/22/2020 - July 3&4 Race Weekend 1. Are tickets available to purchase in advance for weekly shows? A. No. Tickets will be sold at the ticket office on the day of the race. Only tickets for THAT NIGHT’S RACE will be available to purchase. 2. What time does the ticket office open on race day? A. 8:30 am 3. Will reserved seating be available? A. No. Only general admission tickets are available. 4. How much are tickets? A. Adults are $15. Teens are $10. Children 12 and under are free. 5. What time do gates open? A. Gates will open for fans who are immunocompromised and/or are age 65 and over at 4:30pm. Gate will open for all fans at 5:30pm. The elevator will ...
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Aaron Reutzel is a First-time Winner at Knoxville Raceway!

6/20/2020 - Aaron Reutzel is a First-time Winner at Knoxville Raceway! Jamie Ball Wins His Sixth in the 360 Class; Two Years Off No Problem for Devin Kline in Pro Sprints by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 20, 2020) – Two-time and defending All Star Circuit of Champions titlist Aaron Reutzel picked up his first career win on Hy-Vee Night at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday in dominating fashion. The native of Texas who now calls Knoxville his home, used a week off from the All Star schedule to hone his skills on the famous half-mile and it paid off to the tune of $4,000 aboard the Baughman/Reutzel Motorsports #87. Jamie Ball sealed his sixth career win in the 360 class, while Devin Kline returned ...
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Kyle Larson Gets Out the Broom and Sweeps the WoO at Knoxville!

6/13/2020 - Kyle Larson Gets Out the Broom and Sweeps the WoO at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 13, 2020) – Kyle Larson is hard to beat right now. The Elk Grove, California native notched his fifth consecutive sprint car victory and his second straight with the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws in sweeping the Brownells Big Guns Bash weekend at Knoxville Raceway. Larson earned $10,000 for his fifth career Knoxville win aboard the Kyle Larson Racing #57 wrenched by Paul Silva on Saturday night. Dash winner Daryn Pittman looked strong out front early in the 30-lap feature ahead of Brad Sweet and Parker Price-Miller. Larson shot from fifth to third on lap two. Brian Brown passed Price-Miller for ...
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Kyle Larson Scores Fourth in a Row with World of Outlaws Win at Knoxville!

6/12/2020 - Kyle Larson Scores Fourth in a Row with World of Outlaws Win at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 12, 2020) – Kyle Larson is on a roll and the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws were his latest victim Friday night at the Brownells Big Guns Bash at the Knoxville Raceway. Larson, from Elk Grove, California, won three events in a row with the All Star Circuit of Champions in the last week, and added another here in Knoxville Friday. The win aboard the Kyle Larson Racing #57 was also the fourth in his career at the famous half-mile oval. David Gravel led Donny Schatz by a narrow margin early in the 25-lap feature event. Larson settled into third, ...
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WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Knoxville Raceway doubleheader full of exciting storylines

6/8/2020 - WHAT TO WATCH FOR: Knoxville Raceway doubleheader full of exciting storylines Sweet on a roll, while other drivers seek redemption and Gibson hits a big milestone KNOXVILLE, IA – June 8, 2020 – Knoxville Raceway will host the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series for another historic doubleheader weekend June 12-13. When the Series returned to racing at the iconic half-mile track in May with no fans, it was quiet and surreal. This weekend, fans will return to the grandstands in limited capacity to see “The Greatest Show on Dirt” at “The Sprint Car Capital of the World.” David Gravel backed up his 2019 Knoxville Nationals win by winning at the raceway in May, but with drivers getting a string of six ...
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Brian Brown Ties Sammy Swindell with 50th Career Win at Knoxville!

6/6/2020 - Brian Brown Ties Sammy Swindell with 50th Career Win at Knoxville! Carson McCarl Wins in the 360 Class; Russ Hall Takes Pro Sprints Feature by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 6, 2020) – Brian Brown tied Sammy Swindell on the all-time Knoxville Raceway win list Saturday with his 50th career win here, tying him for fifth all-time. The Pella Motors/Kraig Ford Season Opener saw a welcome return to racing for Knoxville Raceway fans and competitors alike. Brown, who won the 2019 410 track title at Knoxville, earned $4,000 for his win aboard the Brian Brown Racing #21. Carson McCarl also started his title defense with his third career win in the 360 class, while Russ Hall claimed his third career win ...
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Thirty-six Drivers in the House for Night Two of Practice at Knoxville!

6/5/2020 - Thirty-six Drivers in the House for Night Two of Practice at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 5, 2020) – Thirty-six drivers participated in Friday’s second night of practice at the Knoxville Raceway. Quickest lap of the night unofficially went to 410 class driver Brian Brown at 15.738 seconds on the half-mile. Carson McCarl unofficially led the 360’s with a lap of 16.633 seconds. The Pro Sprints presented by Pace Performance were led unofficially by Russ Hall with lap of 18.252 seconds. Friday’s participants... 410 (16) – 39M Anthony Macri, Dillsburg, PA; 21, Brian Brown, Grain Valley, MO; 24 Rico Abreu, St. Helena, CA; 27 Tucker Klaasmeyer, Paola, KS; 55 Hunter Schuerenberg, Sikeston, MO; 09 Matt Juhl, Tea, SD; 7BC Tyler ...
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Thirty-nine Drivers Attend First Night of Practice at Knoxville!

6/4/2020 - Thirty-nine Drivers Attend First Night of Practice at Knoxville! by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 4, 2020) – Thirty-eight drivers participated in Thursday’s first night of practice at the Knoxville Raceway. Quickest lap of the night unofficially went to Rico Abreu at 15.732 seconds on the half-mile. Rob Kubli unofficially led the 360’s with a lap of 16.727 seconds. The Pro Sprints presented by Pace Performance were led unofficially by Matthew Johnson with lap of 18.035 seconds. Friday’s participants... 410 (16) – 2KS Chad Boespflug, Hanford, CA; 50 Mike Ayers, Waukee, IA; 33M Mason Daniel, Springville, CA; 39M Anthony Macri, Dillsburg, PA; 2c Wayne Johnson, Tuttle, OK; 24 Rico Abreu, St. Helena, CA; 3 Jac Haudenschild, Wooster, OH; 55 Hunter Schuerenberg, Sikeston, ...
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