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    Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Raceway team up on June 20 ticket package

    December 12, 2014

    By Iowa Speedway PR (Newton, IA) — Iowa Speedway and Knoxville Raceway have teamed up to offer an unprecedented ticket package for race fans. The combo ticket provides fans the opportunity to attend the USAC Silver Crown™ Series at Iowa Speedway June 20 followed by the Lucas Oil Championship Cup Series at Knoxville Raceway later […]

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    Tribute to Bob Trostle Celebration Jan. 31 at Knoxville Raceway

    December 12, 2014

    By Andy Adamcik  (Knoxville, IA) — Midwest sprint car fans are invited to a celebration for the legendary career of sprint car builder, mechanic, and owner Bob Trostle on Saturday, Jan. 31 at Knoxville Raceway. Bob will be joined by many of his former drivers for an evening of bench racing and interviews at the […]

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    Ian Madsen among 2014 Knoxville Raceway champions honored

    November 16, 2014

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — The Knoxville Raceway banquet was held on Saturday, November 15 at the Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa. Assorted cash and contingencies totaling over $250,000 for owners and drivers capped off an entertaining evening. A total of eight chassis giveaways highlighted a contingency package which every driver […]

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    Knoxville Raceway Hall of Famer Hank Smith dies

    November 15, 2014

    (Mount Ayr, IA) — Former Sprint Car driver and car owner Hank Smith, who was inducted into the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame in 1984, passed away early Saturday morning at the age of 82 following a years-long battle with Alzeimer’s disease. Smith’s driving career ended abruptly in the late 60′s after a serious accident […]

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    Iowa’s own Birkhofer wins Late Model Knoxville Nationals

    September 28, 2014

    By Bob Wilson (Knoxville, IA) — The Iowa boy, Brian Burkhofer, made a final lap pass of leader Scott Bloomquist to capture the 11th annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals. The winning pass came as those two front runners roared out of turn four heading toward the checkered flags. Birkhofer who had won the very […]

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    Birkhofer claims Knoxville pole with Friday prelim win

    September 27, 2014

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — Brian Birkhofer put himself on the pole for Saturday night’s championship at the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. The Muscatine, Iowa native won his sixth career feature at the famous half-mile and accumulated 489 points, putting him up front for the $40,000 […]

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    Davenport takes opening round at Knoxville

    September 26, 2014

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — “Superman” Jonathan Davenport of Mount Airy, North Carolina picked up his first career feature at the famed Knoxville Raceway on Thursday night on night one of the 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores. Davenport led the entire 25-lap distance, and pocketed $7,000 for […]

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    Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals: Know the Format

    September 25, 2014

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — The Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals take place just once a year in Knoxville, so you may be a bit foggy on the race details. Here’s a quick guide to the points, scoring, and format that make the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals so distinctive. The Thursday […]

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    Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals open this Thursday

    September 24, 2014

    By Lucas Oil Late Model Series PR (Knoxville, IA) — Arguably one of the biggest dirt late model crown jewel events of the year is drawing near and will take place at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, IA. The 11th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals – Presented by Casey’s General Store, sanctioned […]

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    Knoxville Raceway reveals 2015 schdedule

    September 9, 2014

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — Knoxville Raceway announces its 2015 racing schedule this week. The schedule includes 19 Knoxville Championship Cup Series races, as well as annual one-day events such as Full Blown Rodeo, Harris Clash, Enduro, and Nostalgia at Knoxville. In keeping with tradition, three separate multi-day Nationals events are scheduled, including […]

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    Monster Jam roars into Knoxville September 19-20

    September 5, 2014

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — Monster Jam®, the world’s premier monster truck racing series, will roar into the Knoxville Raceway for Friday, September 19 & Saturday, September 20 with two performances at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Fans favorite Monster Jam® Superstars return to the track; featuring World Champions Grave Digger and Monster Mutt; first […]

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    Darin Van Dee Claims 29th Annual Fall Enduro at Knoxville

    August 25, 2014

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — Darin Van Dee of Deep River took the 29th annual Fall Enduro at Knoxville Raceway Sunday night. In a race that went the full 200 laps, the win paid him $1,000 for his efforts. Van Dee inherited the lead when defending champion, Mike Goff, made a stop in the […]