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  • MadsenKnoxvilleMay28

    Kerry Madsen shows the way at Knoxville

    May 29, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — Kerry Madsen was the class of the field at Saturday’s Brownell’s Salute to the Troops Night at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales, Australia native earned $5,000 for his National Sprint League win. The 2005 track champ notched win #18 aboard the Keneric Racing #29. […]

  • LasoskiBrownStoweMay23

    NSL at Knoxville and Iowa State Fair Speedway this weekend

    May 24, 2016

    Shawn Miller, Inside Line Promotions (Windom, MN) — The National Sprint League has another doubleheader on tap for this weekend. The series is returning to Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, on Saturday for its second straight event at the half-mile oval before venturing to Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday for […]

  • LasoskiHowkMay21

    Lasoski fends off Brown for NSL prize at Knoxville

    May 22, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — Danny Lasoski wrestled a late race lead from Brooke Tatnell, and held off his nephew Brian Brown to claim a $5,000 National Sprint League win Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The win was the Dover, Missouri pilot’s 109th at the famous half-mile in front of a large crowd […]

  • BrownKnoxvilleMay14

    Brown makes late pass for victory at Knoxville

    May 15, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knosville, IA) — Brian Brown heated things up on a cool night with a late pass to net his 31st career 410 feature win on McKay Insurance/Nationwide Night at Knoxville Raceway Saturday. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver snagged $3,000 for his win in the Brian Brown Racing Casey’s General Stores/FVP #21. Justin […]

  • LasoskiKnoxvilleMay7

    Lasoski, Garner claim victories at Knoxville

    May 8, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA)  – Danny Lasoski had plenty of company up front, but in the end, he reigned victorious for the 108th time Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway. The Dover, Missouri driver claimed $3,000 for his win aboard the Big Game Motorsports #2 machine. Sioux Falls, South Dakota’s Clint Garner won his […]

  • 12069 (1)

    Long-time Knoxville Raceway Track Announcer Tim Trier remembered

    May 1, 2016

    By Track Historians Bob Wilson and Eric Arnold (Knoxville, IA) — We are all deeply saddened to pass on the news that long-time announcer Tim Trier has lost his battle with cancer. Tim was a beloved announcer at Knoxville Raceway from 1979-1992, and again during the 1999 season. Tim grew up in the 1960’s watching […]

  • MadsenIanHowkApr23

    Madsen, Zomer show the way at Knoxville

    April 24, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — Ian Madsen scored his sixth career win at the Knoxville Raceway in front of another big crowd on Earth Day Night Saturday. The first 300 fans in attendance received a tree from the Arbor Day Foundation. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales driver hopes using a restart to shoot […]

  • LasoskiHowkApr16

    Lasoski, Clauson top Knoxville opening night mains

    April 17, 2016

    By Bill Wright (Knoxville, IA) — A beautiful spring Iowa evening welcomed the 2016 sprint car season at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday! Pella Motors Night saw action from beginning to end. At the conclusion of the night, Dover, Missouri’s Danny Lasoski was atop the podium in the 410 class. It was the “Dude’s” 107th career […]

  • KnoxvilleRacewayLogo

    Knoxville Raceway Kick-Off Party and Town Hall Meeting April 15

    April 6, 2016

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — Join the Knoxville Raceway staff and your fellow friends and race fans for a season kick-off party and town hall meeting on Friday, April 15 at 7pm, local time. The event will begin with a town hall-style meeting at Dyer-Hudson Hall where fans can openly ask questions and […]

  • McCarlLeonard

    Knoxville Raceway Hall of Famer Leonard McCarl passes

    March 31, 2016

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — We are saddened to learn of the passing of Knoxville Raceway Hall of Famer Lenard McCarl. Our deepest sympathies go out to his wife Judy, sons Terry, Kenny, daughter Cindy, and their entire family. Lenard was a driver, owner, builder and mechanic. He first came to Knoxville during […]

  • KnoxvilleRacewayLogo

    Knoxville Raceway announces 2016 changes

    December 22, 2015

    By Knoxville Raceway PR (Knoxville, IA) — Knoxville raceway officials have released rule changes for all three sprint car divisions for the 2016 season. The majority of rule changes are safety related to protect both the competitors and the fans. In 2016, kingpin tethers will be required in all classes, as well as steel fasteners […]

  • TrostleHaleNov21

    Legendary car builder and builder Bob Trostle passes away at 82

    November 22, 2015

    From (Knoxville, IA) — One of the most important figures in Knoxville Raceway history Bob Trostle passed away on Saturday following a lengthy illness. “All of us at Knoxville Raceway and the members of the Marion County Fair Board are deeply saddened by the passing of Bob Trostle,” from a statement on the track’s […]

  • KnoxvilleBanquestNov21

    Lasoski, Garner, Alexander honored at 2015 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet

    November 22, 2015

    By Bill Wright (Altoona, IA) — Nearly $300,000 in cash and contingencies were handed out Saturday night, November 21 at the 2015 Knoxville Raceway Championship Cup Series Banquet! The event, held at Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino in Altoona, Iowa played host to 700 attendees. The contingency package was headlined by a giveaway of eight […]

  • KnoxvilleOct27

    Marion County Fair Association finalizes Knoxville Raceway management staff

    November 14, 2015

    By Knoxville Raceway/Spire Sports + Entertainment (Knoxville, IA) — The Marion County Fair Association has finalized the management staff of Knoxville Raceway for the 2016 racing season. Spire Sports + Entertainment, a leading athlete management and consulting company in the motorsports industry, has joined Race Director John McCoy and Business Manager Gary Schumacher to manage […]