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Erb finally tastes Outlaws victory in Atomic Rd. 1 while Sheppard and his crew pull the car together for an amazing comeback

CHILLICOTHE, OH – September 28, 2018 – A driver’s first win is always special, but when it’s been almost three years in the making, some drivers can easily get frustrated. Tyler Erb never lost his composure once on Friday night at Atomic Speedway, as he picked up $8,000 and his very first World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series win in ...

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Sprint Car World Mourns Loss of Greg Hodnett

CONCORD, NC — Sept. 20, 2018 — It is with heavy hearts that we express our deepest condolences to the family and friends of sprint car driver Greg Hodnett and the Heffner Racing team. Hodnett, 48, of Spring Grove, PA, passed away following a crash during a sprint car race Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway. One of the most ...

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Dennis Erb, Jr. Gains Fifteen Spots at Knoxville Raceway; Jackson 100 Next

(CARPENTERSVILLE, ILLINOIS) The Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series schedule heated back up on September 13-15 with the 15th Annual ‘Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals’ at the storied Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa. The dirt-slinging action started with a pair of $7,000 to win preliminary showdowns at the 1/2-mile, semi-banked Hawkeye State venue. On Thursday night, Dennis Erb, Jr. ...

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Scott Bloomquist Finishes Fourth in Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals; Announces Entry into USRA Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway

Announces Entry into USRA Fall Nationals at Southern New Mexico Speedway Mooresburg, Tennessee (09/19/18) – Scott Bloomquist battled through adversity to race to a fourth-place finish on Saturday night in his Reece Monuments #0 Petroff Towing/ Sweet-Bloomquist Race Car/ Durham Racing Engine Super Late Model during the finale for the 15th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals. “We were ...

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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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