KNOXVILLE, Iowa -- Jimmy Owens became just the second driver in the history of the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals to win the $40,000 event in back-to-back years. The 47-year-old Tennessee veteran did the trick on Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway.   Owens joins fellow Volunteer State driver Mike Marlar as the only drivers […]

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Knoxville, IA -- Shane Clanton came from the seventh starting spot to win Thursday night's preliminary event at Knoxville Raceway. For the 44-year-old Georgia native, it was his first-ever win at the historic venue. He also became the sixteenth different winner this season on the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series tour. Clanton was the […]

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In today's racing world, becoming a star takes more than just on-track performance. Just like the high component braking systems and components offered by StopTech, it takes the full package. Part of that package involves creativity and ability to interact with fans on social media. With that in mind, Speed51.com has teamed up with StopTech […]

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Knoxville, IA – A demon was exorcised from Kerry Madsen Friday night.   His relaxed body posture and ability to smile wide proved it. The stress of not being locked in the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals that possessed him was gone.   He won Knoxville Raceway’s Friday night “Hard Knox” race, leading all 25 […]

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Knoxville, IA – Knoxville Raceway has been on David Gravel’s mind for a while.   Particularly the 59th annual NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores.   Before even making a lap in his new No. 41 Jason Johnson Racing ride at the beginning of the 2019 World of Outlaws NOS Energy […]

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Dozens of people surrounded him. Four women dawning silver crowns and white sashes stood directly behind him like statues. To his right, the 2019 360 Knoxville Nationals winner James McFadden. To his left, the 2017 World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Rookie of the Year Sheldon Haudenschild.   With the microphone up […]

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa - Fresno, California’s Gio Scelzi put on a head-turning performance Saturday night at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa, ending his visit not only as an Ollie's Bargain Outlet All Star Circuit of Champions presented by Mobil 1 main event winner, the first of his career, but also permanently […]

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Knoxville, Iowa - As it turned out, Brady Bacon’s show of strength in Friday’s opener was just the warm-up act for what was in store during Saturday night’s inaugural Brandt Professional Agriculture “Corn Belt Nationals” finale at Knoxville Raceway.   The two-time USAC AMSOIL National Sprint Car champion from Broken Arrow, Okla. backed up his […]

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Knoxville, Iowa -- Following qualifying, Brady Bacon and the Dynamics, Inc. team certainly had their work cut out for them.  On the second of two qualifying laps, the engine began to sound sour.  Immediately after pulling into the infield pit area, the team immediately went to work to swap out the engine for a new […]

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When the checkered flags waved over a victorious Brad Sweet at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night the time was close to 1 a.m. Central Time, due to Mother Nature’s evening splash of rain.   Exhaustion had no presence on Sweet’s face, though. Sweat and a big grin, yes. Maybe even a hint of relief. But no […]

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