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Milestone Season Has $4.7 Million Up for Grabs

BATAVIA, OH (March 16, 2018) – The unique brand, provided by the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series, has led to more racing, bigger fields, closer competition, higher purses, and the ultimate fan and driver experience. In 2018, the series will boast a record-breaking $4.7 million dollars in cash and other prizes – spanning over 61 A-Main events, at 37 ...

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POWRI RELEASES 2018 WAR & WAR WILDCARD SCHEDULES

INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (January 22, 2018) – The POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League has released its much anticipated 2018 schedule, which includes 36 events. 2018 will also mark the launch of the WAR Wildcard Series, which will essentially replace the WAR East group that thrived in 2017. The POWRi Lucas Oil WAR Sprint League and the WAR Wildcard Series are ...

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Over $250,000 in Cash and Contingencies Handed Out at Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet!

Knoxville Raceway

by Bill Wright November 18, 2017 – Over $250,000 in cash and contingencies were handed out Saturday night, November 18 at the 2017 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! The event, held at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa played host to over 600 attendees. Tony Bokhoven and Kris Krug presided as Masters of Ceremonies. The contingency package ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series 2018 Slate Announced!

BATAVIA, OH (October 18, 2017) – As the 2017 Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season finale takes place this weekend, the tour announced today, an aggressive 2018 slate, which includes 58 feature events at 37 different venues across 22 states. The 2018 schedule begins with the February 2nd-3rd “Super Bowl of Racing” at Golden Isles Speedway. Portsmouth Raceway Park ...

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Marlar Makes History with Back-to-Back Knoxville Nationals Championships

KNOXVILLE, IA (September 16, 2017) – Mike Marlar became the first driver in the 14-year history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win in back-to-back years – taking the $40,000 top prize on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. Marlar took the lead from race-leader Josh Richards on lap 92 and then sped away for the win in ...

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Mike Marlar Wins Night #2 at Knoxville Raceway

KNOXVILLE, IA (September 15, 2017) Defending Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals winner Mike Marlar, came from the seventh starting spot to win Friday night’s 25-lap preliminary feature event. Marlar took the lead on lap 20 from Tim McCreadie and then held off the field for the win. Marlar’s Ronnie Delk-owned Rocket Chassis became the second driver in the 13-year ...

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Richards Wins Opening Night of Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (September 14, 2017)- Current Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series point leader, Josh Richards took the lead on lap 16 from Jared Landers and then held off Landers to take the opening night of the 14th Annual Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals at Knoxville Raceway. Richards started ninth on the grid and darted around leader Jimmy Owens, ...

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Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Technical Bulletin

BATAVIA, OH (September 1, 2017) – The nation’s top dirt late model drivers will soon converge on the prestigious Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, IA to tackle one of the most highly anticipated events of the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series season. The 14th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented by Casey’s General Store will take place ...

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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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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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Tough Test: Ironman 55 Separates the Strong from the Weak

Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55

Drivers set for physically challenging Ironman 55 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 CONCORD, NC – July 17, 2017 – Drivers and teams look to be the strongest of them all when the Ironman 55 is all said and done. A two-night event on Friday and Saturday, August 4 and 5 at Federated Auto Parts Raceway at I-55 in ...

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