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Illini Windom Seeks History and Title in Bettenhausen

By Jay Hardin Track Enterprises Staff Springfield, IL August 6, 2017 –Chris Windom grew up near the Illinois River in Canton, about 70 miles from the state capitol home to the Illinois State Fair, the World’s Fastest One Mile Dirt Track and the famous Bettenhausen 100 championship race. The mile dirt track is the one closest to Windom’s hometown and ...

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Donny Schatz Makes It An Even Ten Knoxville Nationals Victories!

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 12, 2017) – Donny Schatz continues to add to his legendary resume at the Knoxville Raceway, as he took his tenth career championship in the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway.  It was the tenth win in twelve years ...

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Jason Johnson Wins Feature and World Challenge Friday on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Schuchart, Reutzel, Eliason Also Lock Themselves into Finale!   by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2017) – Like an Iowa cyclone, Jason Johnson ambushed the competition Friday at Knoxville Raceway on FVP Night at the 57th Annual Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  Not only did the Eunice, Louisiana native claim the feature event ...

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David Gravel is Perfect on Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2017) – David Gravel swept Toyota Night #2 at the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway.  After setting quick time, the Watertown, Connecticut native won his heat and the feature after starting eighth in both events aboard the CJB ...

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Kyle Larson Races to Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

Donny Schatz and Brad Sweet Lead in Points by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2017) – Kyle Larson led wire to wire on Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores at the Knoxville Raceway Saaturday.  The Elk Grove, California native guided Paul Silva’s #57 ...

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Brian Brown Battles to Win 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank!

by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                               KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 6, 2017) – Brian Brown passed Keystone State pilot Greg Hodnett on lap eleven, and held on to win the 6th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank at Knoxville Raceway Saturday.  The Grain Valley, Missouri driver earned $5,000 for his first Capitani Classic win, and his 37th ...

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Clint Garner Finally on Top at Knoxville 360 Nationals!

Eric Bridger Victorious in 305’s by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                               KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2017) – One of the greatest 360 sprint pilots ever at the Knoxville Raceway, and indeed, one of the best sprint car drivers at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World”, finally broke through and won the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great ...

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BAYSTON BLAZES THE HIGH BANKS FOR FIRST BELLEVILLE VICTORY

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Belleville, Kansas………All year long, the focus for Spencer Bayston and the Keith Kunz/Curb-Agajanian Motorsports team has been to win Belleville. After running second to Chad Boat in the 2016 Saturday night finale, then again to Boat in this weekend’s Friday prelim, the target was clear. It included pulling out all the stops, including a ...

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THREE IN A ROW! BOAT WINS OPENER AT BELLEVILLE

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Belleville, Kansas………Every once in a while, a team discovers the perfect combination: the right driver, the right car, the right setup and the right track, all at the right time. Friday night, Chad Boat and the Tucker/Boat Motorsports crew were all in unison as they pulled down a tried and true, war-tested machine from ...

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Greg Hodnett Dominates Night #2 of the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank!

Clint Garner and Wayne Johnson on Front Row for Saturday’s Finale by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 4, 2017) – Greg Hodnett won a three-way battle for the lead and cruised to his first career 360 win at the Knoxville Raceway on night #2 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank.  The win, ...

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Tim Shaffer Tops Night #1 of the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank!

Jamie Ball Leading the Points by Bill Wright and Bryan Hulbert                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 3, 2017) – Tim Shaffer led wire to wire to capture night #1 of the 27th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway.  The Aliquippa, Pennsylvania driver was paid $3,000 for his win aboard the Demyan/Rudzik Racing #49x.  ...

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POWRi Teams Gear Up for Ironman Weekend

POWRi

Belleville, IL – Friday, August 4th kicks off the Annual Ironman Weekend Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in Pevely, Missouri, hosting both the POWRi Lucas Oil National Midget League and the POWRi Lucas Oil West Midget League.  Running in conjunction with the World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Cars, this will be POWRi’s first appearance at the high-banked 1/3rd mile ...

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Popular Illinois State Fair Racing Just Weeks Away

Illinois State Fair

Springfield Mile Features USAC, ARCA, & Sportsman The 2017 Illinois State Fair in Springfield opens its doors in just a week and a half, which means that race fans everywhere are putting together their travel plans for the historic races at the Springfield Mile. The racing action takes center stage each and every year on the final weekend of the ...

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Thorson Thorough for Tuesday Night Thunder USAC Midget Win

The Wheatley Chronicles – Volume V, No. 35 Lonnie Wheatley, FAIRBURY, Neb. (August 1, 2017) – The reigning USAC Midget National champion had been denied victory lane in series competition thus far in 2017. Tanner Thorson fixed that on Tuesday night by racing to victory lane in the 40-lap “Riverside Chevrolet Tuesday Night Thunder at Jefferson County Speedway presented by ...

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