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David Gravel On Top of Sprint Car World with Triumph at 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Stores!

by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 10, 2019) – In 2017, Connecticut’s David Gravel scored a perfect 500 score at the Knoxville Nationals and was the odds-on favorite heading into Saturday.  That race ended for him with mechanical woes.  Two years later, the Watertown, Connecticut, driver is the 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General ...

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Kerry Madsen Wins, Logan Schuchart, Shane Stewart and Dominic Scelzi Transfer to Saturday’s NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores Finale!

by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 9, 2019) – FVP “Hard Knox” Night lived up to its name Friday at Knoxville Raceway!  Kerry Madsen prevailed in the event that saw the top four drivers lock themselves into Saturday night’s 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores $150,000 to win finale.  Logan Schuchart, Shane Stewart ...

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David Gravel Prevails on Night #2 of NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 8, 2019) – Another great night of racing ended at the Knoxville Raceway with Connecticut’s David Gravel in Victory Lane.  The driver of the Jason Johnson Racing #41 will start next to Wednesday high-point driver Aaron Reutzel in Saturday’s $150,000 finale of the 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General ...

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Trey Starks Wins His First at Knoxville on Night #1 of NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores!

by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 7, 2019) – Trey Starks picked a great time to win his first ever main event at the Knoxville Raceway!  The Puyallup, Washington native held off a strong field at Knoxville Raceway Wednesday to take home the $12,000 Brandt Professional Agriculture Night #1 of the 59th Annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented ...

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David Gravel Earns Capitani Classic After Epic Battle with Brian Brown!

by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 4, 2019) – Connecticut’s David Gravel claimed the $7,500 8th Annual Bell Helmets Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank Sunday night at the Knoxville Raceway, overcoming half a dozen lead changes in the 25-lap event.  His exciting win came aboard the Jason Johnson Racing #41, and was the fourth in his career ...

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Sheldon Haudenschild dominates Ironman 55!

INVINCIBLE IRONMAN: Sheldon Haudenschild blows away competition at Ironman 55 Haudenschild earns $20k and Ironman title with dominating performance at Federated Auto Parts Raceway   PEVELY, MO – Aug. 3, 2019 – Ironman; a title earned, not given. Earned with the display of great strength. Earned with the display of great endurance. And earned with the display of great will ...

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Brad Sweet Crew Chief leans of experience for championship run

ROAD ‘MORE’ TRAVELED: Crew Chief Prutzman Leans on Experience to Help Guide Sweet’s Championship Run Eric Prutzman talks being a World of Outlaws crew chief and reflects on his path to the position PEVELY, MO — July 31, 2019 — An imaginary orbital belt of numbers and equations can be seen circling Eric Prutzman’s head on any given race day. ...

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Logan Schuchart eyes new World of Outlaws career achievement in Missouri

AT A GLANCE: Logan Schuchart looks to defend Ironman title Ironman World of Outlaws doubleheader at Federated Auto Parts Raceway set for Aug. 2-3 PEVELY, MO – July 29, 2019 – Holding the dumbbell high above his head, Logan Schuchart signified the biggest win of his career at the Ironman 55 event last year. When the World of Outlaws NOS ...

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More than $2 MILLION on the line the next two months at World of Outlaws events

SUMMER OF MONEY: Huge payouts mean more than $2 MILLION on the line the next two months at World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series events CONCORD, NC — July 12, 2019 — Brad Sweet’s yell projected an octave higher than previous victory chants after winning at the Jackson Motorplex. Not only did he claim the Jackson Nationals, ...

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Brad Sweet Wins Outlaw Showdown at Knoxville!

Clint Garner Wins His First Feature of 2019 in 360 Sprints by Bill Wright   KNOXVILLE, Iowa (June 15, 2019) – Brad Sweet won the Brownells Big Gun Bash featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws Sprint Cars Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway.  The Grass Valley, California won a shootout that saw three lead changes.  The win, aboard ...

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Ageless Sammy Swindell Continues Adding Chapters to His Sprint Car Career

A TRUE ORIGINAL Ageless Sammy Swindell Continues Adding Chapters to His Sprint Car Career ELDON, MO – There’s no stopping 63-year-old Sammy Swindell. While several race car drivers are retiring in their 40s or 50s, Swindell continues to climb behind the wheel of 900hp Sprint Cars without hesitation. “It’s all I’ve ever done,” Swindell said. The Germantown, Tenn. native is ...

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COURTNEY COULD MAKE USAC HISTORY IN SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media Du Quoin, Illinois (March 6, 2019)………No driver in the history of the USAC NOS Energy Drink Midget National Championship has won three points races in a row to start a season.  That could change this Saturday when Tyler Courtney attempts to go for the tri-fecta in the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern ...

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FINAL SHAMROCK CLASSIC ENTRY LISTS RELEASED

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………The final entry lists have been set for Saturday’s “Shamrock Classic” with 58 USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget and 48 Micro Sprint drivers set to go at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, Ill. on March 9.   The midget field includes two past “Shamrock Classic” ...

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$50 GRAND BONUS UP FOR GRABS AT SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 5, 2019)………Who’s going all-in this Saturday night when a hefty payday of $50,000 is up for grabs in the USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Factory Canopies “Shamrock Classic” at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin?   The Factory Canopies “Pot of Gold” Challenge will provide the top-four ...

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USAC CHAMPS SEAVEY, SUNSHINE, WINDOM ENTER SHAMROCK AS CAR COUNT NEARS 60

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (March 4, 2019)………Three more USAC National champs – Logan Seavey, Tyler Courtney and Chris Windom, have entered the fray for this Saturday’s Factory Canopies “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget Series race on March 9 at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin, where the car count has exploded ...

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USAC CHAMPS AMONG FIRST ENTRIES FOR SHAMROCK CLASSIC

By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Du Quoin, Illinois (February 19, 2019)………Four USAC National champions are among the early entries for the fourth annual “Shamrock Classic” USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget event on Saturday, March 9, at the Southern Illinois Center in Du Quoin.   One-third of the list of USAC Triple Crown title-holders who own championships in ...

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The Rise of Shark Racing

From Thrashing to Thriving, Bobby Allen Has Turned His Team Into Contenders CONCORD, NC – January 25, 2019 – Five years ago, Bobby Allen decided it was time. It was time to bring his then 22-year-old grandson Logan Schuchart and 19-year-old son Jacob Allen on the road full-time with the World of Outlaws NOS® Energy Drink Sprint Car Series. He ...

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