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Brandon Sheppard Charges from 19th to Win on Night #2 of Knoxville Late Model Nationals!

Sheppard Also Earns $2,000 Hoker Trucking, LLC Pole for Saturday’s Finale by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2018) – Brandon Sheppard drove an incredible race to claim his first ever feature victory at the Knoxville Raceway on Iowa Lions Club Night #2 of the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  The New ...

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Tyler Erb Notches First Ever Lucas Oil Win on Late Model Nationals Night One!

Earl Pearson Jr. and Scott Bloomquist Notch Most Points by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2018) – New Waverly, Texas driver Tyler Erb notched his biggest win to date, as he notched his first career win at both the historic Knoxville Raceway and the Lucas Oil Late Model Series on Thursday’s Ideal Ready Mix Night #1 of the ...

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Knoxville Late Model Nationals On Deck

BATAVIA, OHIO (September 10, 2018) – The 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented by Casey’s General Store at Knoxville Raceway is set to take to the track this weekend.   As one of the most prestigious events of the season, on one of motorsport’s biggest stages, the event will bring together the nation’s top dirt late ...

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Sprint Car Industry Announces Rule Changes for 2019 Season

CONCORD, NC – August 22, 2018 – The World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series and the newly-formed Sprint Car Council today announced rule changes for the 2019 racing season. The changes, structural in nature, are part of the ongoing effort to apply technological advances in the design and manufacture of equipment to enhance competition and safety. “We review our ...

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Brad Sweet is Knoxville Nationals Champion!

by Bill Wright                                                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 11, 2018) – Brad Sweet completed a sweep of three events in seven days at the Knoxville Raceway, with his popular victory in front of a sellout crowd in the finale of the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  The win was worth $150,000 for the Grass Valley, California ...

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Redemption for Logan Schuchart on Hard Knox Night at Knoxville!

Dominic Scelzi Cashes in “Golden Ticket” with World Challenge Win by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2018) – Logan Schuchart took a big step towards redeeming himself with his first career win at the Knoxville Raceway in Friday’s FVP “Hard Knox” Night at the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals.  After being disqualified Wednesday for not visiting the ...

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Brad Sweet Dominates on Night #2 of the Knoxville Nationals!

Brad Sweet and Chad Kemenah Will Start on Row One Saturday Night by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2018) – Brad Sweet picked up where he left off in Sunday’s Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank, by dominating the Thursday Toyota Night qualifier for the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General ...

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Greg Hodnett Wins One for the PA Posse on Night #1 of the Knoxville Nationals!

Kyle Larson and Donny Schatz First and Second in Points by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2018) – Greg Hodnett won his first 410 feature at the Knoxville Raceway since 1994, on Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.  The Spring Grove, Pennsylvania native led all 25 ...

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Carson Macedo Sails To Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge Victory With Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series

Bryan Hulbert – OSKALOOSA, Iowa (August 7, 2018) Carson Macedo is having a dream week in Iowa. Just off his first career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com in prelim action at the Knoxville 360 Nationals for Jason Johnson Racing, the California shoe strapped into the Tony Stewart Racing No. 14 on Tuesday night ...

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Knoxville Raceway’s Capitani Classic is All Brad Sweet!

by Bill Wright                                                                                                KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 5, 2018) – Brad Sweet was simply dominant in winning the 7th Annual Weld Racing Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank Sunday night at the Knoxville Raceway.  The Grass Valley, California native went through an amazing gauntlet of seven match races to earn the pole of the main event and proceeded to lead ...

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Logan Schuchart Tames Pevely for $20,000 Ironman 55 Victory

CLICK HERE FOR MORE PHOTOS FROM THE IRONMAN 55! PEVELY, MO – August 4, 2018 – Logan Schuchart passed Daryn Pittman on Lap 15 and never looked back to claim the 2018 Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55, worth $20,000. The final 42 laps went non-stop as Schuchart negotiated lap traffic to claim his first World of ...

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Terry McCarl Wins His Fifth Knoxville 360 Nationals!

Kelby Watt Wins Battle That Sees Eight Lead Changes in 305’s by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 4, 2018) – Terry McCarl re-passed Carson Macedo with two to go to win his fifth career Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway.  The win was worth $15,000 to the Altoona, Iowa native aboard the ...

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Carson Macedo Takes Jason Johnson’s No. 41 Back To Victory Lane At Knoxville Raceway

Bryan Hulbert – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 3, 2018) There was not a fan left sitting on the closing lap of Friday’s A-Feature at Knoxville Raceway as the Jason Johnson Racing No. 41 raced to victory on Night 2 of the 28th annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank with California’s Carson Macedo behind the wheel. Macedo’s first career ...

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Kennedy Holds Off Swindell To Win Night One Of The 28th Annual Knoxville 360 Nationals

Bryan Hulbert – KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 2, 2018) Narrowly holding off Sammy Swindell off the final turn at Knoxville Raceway, Canada’s Thomas Kennedy raced to his first career victory with the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by Sawblade.com. Grabbing the Thursday opener of the 28th annual Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank, Kennedy also has the ...

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Brian Brown Wins a Wild One at Knoxville!

Knoxville Raceway

Joey Saldana Strong in 360’s; Kelby Watt Picks Up His Second 305 Feature of Year by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 21, 2018) – Five lead changes highlighted a wild 410 feature at Knoxville Raceway on Saturday’s 3M Night.  After dueling with Austin McCarl, Brian Brown visited Victory Lane for the seventh time this season, and the 44th time ...

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Ironman 55 Will Serve up Most Challenging Weekend on the World of Outlaws Schedule

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Two 55-Lap Features, Free Camping Headline Biggest Ironman Weekend to Date at Pevely CONCORD, NC – July 20, 2018 – Extending the Month of the Money into August, and leading into the legendary Knoxville Nationals, lies the longest and most challenging Sprint Car race on the World of Outlaws schedule: The Ironman 55. Now in its tenth year, the two-day event at ...

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DEVIN, ELLIOTT, GOLDSMITH, , LIPKEY, RUTTMAN, SILLS FORM USAC HoF NUCLEUS

DEVIN, ELLIOTT, GOLDSMITH, , LIPKEY, RUTTMAN, SILLS FORM NUCLEUS OF 2018 USAC HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES; CEREMONY SLATED AT IMS Four drivers, a race organizer and a chief mechanic comprise the six initial 2018 inductees into the USAC Hall of Fame. They will be joined by two additional inductees in a formal celebration of their accomplishments during an early-September USAC ...

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Donny Schatz Dominates Brownells Big Guns Bash Night One at Knoxville!

No One Can Turn Down Kelby Watt in 305’s by Bill Wright                                                                                                  KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 29, 2018) – Donny Schatz kicked off the Brownells Big Guns Bash weekend with a dominating win Friday night at Knoxville Raceway.  Though there was little doubt up front, fantastic racing behind the leader kept the large crowd gathered on their feet.  The win, ...

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