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Ticket Packages are on sale now for the 63rd NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's! Buy Tickets here!

The 34th annual Xtream powered by Mediacom 360 Knoxville Nationals is August 1-3, 2024. Order tickets today!

The Avanti Wiindows & Doors Capitani Classic presented by Great Souhern Bank is Sunday, August 4.

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Credential applications for the 2024 Knoxville Championship Series Weekly events are now open. Apply HERE

Credentials for the 2024 Knoxville Nationals, 360 Knoxville Nationals and Capitani Classic are now open. Apply HERE

Credentials for the 2024 Late Model Knoxville Nationals will open by August 15.

About Knoxville Raceway:

The track was originally built in 1878 for horse racing. Banking was added to the corners in 1954 for sanctioned stock car competition. Weekly sanctioned racing would evolve into sprint cars by the 1960's.

Fans flock to Knoxville Raceway to experience the most exhilarating and intense dirt track racing in the world. Top drivers come to Knoxville, Iowa, to compete for prestigious racing titles in events like the Knoxville Nationals, Knoxville Championship Series and the Late Model Knoxville Nationals. As the Sprint Car Capital of the World, Knoxville Raceway has developed into a tradition, legacy and leader in dirt track and open wheel racing.

Knoxville Raceway seats more than 20,300 race fans and also has 33 VIP suites above the frontstretch grandstands. Knoxville Raceway is the third-largest sports venue, by seating capacity, in the state of Iowa.

About the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's:

The 2023 62nd NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's will be held August 9-12 and will once again feature four nights of racing action. The unique format of the Knoxville Nationals makes every lap on the track important. Drivers score points for each performance, from qualifying to heat races, to preliminary night feature events. The champion at the end of the week not only writes his or her name into the history books, but earns the $185,000 winners check. With a total purse exceeding $1 million spread out over the four days, the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's is the highest paying sprint car race in the world.

Knoxville Raceway Fast Facts:


  • Knoxville Raceway is the "Sprint Car Capital of the World" with more than 200,000 sprint car racing fans visiting the venue every year
  • 20,322 seats(12,939 fronstretch; 7,383 backstretch) and 33 VIP suites.
  • Third-largest outdoor stadium in Iowa
  • Knoxville Raceway sits on the Marion County Fairgrounds


  • Length: 1/2 mile
  • Width: turns 70 feet; front stretch 80 feet; backstretch 60 feet
  • Turn banking: 8 degrees
  • Surface: black Iowa soil (zook clay)


  • 410, 360 and CT525 winged sprint cars race nearly every Saturday from April through August
  • The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debuted at the track in July 2021
  • Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals hosts dirt late models every September


  • Knoxville Raceway hosts races nearly every Saturday night from mid-April to mid-September
  • The NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's, is held the second full week of August annually
  • The Knoxville Championship Series is the United States’ premier weekly CT525, 360 and 410 winged sprint car series
  • View the full schedule at
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