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Barnstormers clinch playoff berth in wild victory over Steamwheelers

DES MOINES— Quarterback Daquan Neal’s nine touchdown performance, including a wild dive in the end zone as time expired, powered the Iowa Barnstormers (9-1) to a 59-56 victory over the Quad City Steamwheelers (3-7) on Saturday, May 11 at Wells Fargo Arena. Quad City opened with the ball and went to work early. Quarterback E.J. […]

Brian Brown Wins Again in Great Racing at Knoxville!

Brian Brown won on Budweiser Night at Knoxville (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Joe Beaver Wins 360 Slugfest, Matthew Stelzer Repeats in Pro Sprints by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (May 4, 2019) – Brian Brown is two for two this year at Knoxville Raceway. The Grain Valley, Missouri driver passed Josh Schneiderman just past the halfway point, and held on for his 46th career win here. It was […]

Barnstormers Roll Through River Kings

DES MOINES – In the third and final game of the season series between in-state rivals, the Iowa Barnstormers (8-1) defeated the Cedar Rapids River Kings (1-9) 41-18 on Saturday, May 4 at Wells Fargo Arena. Iowa received the opening kickoff but turned the ball over on the return. The Barnstormers defense forced a stop […]

Brian Brown Captures Emotional Win in Knoxville Opener!

Winners from Knoxville 4-20-19 Ryan Giles (360), Brian Brown (410), Matthew Stelzer (Pro Sprints) (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Ryan Giles Tops 360’s, Matthew Stelzer Wins in Pro Sprints by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (April 20, 2019) – An emotional couple of weeks for Brian Brown culminated in his 45th career win at the Knoxville Raceway, and his third triumph in a Season Opener here on Kraig Ford/ Crier Night. It was worth $4,000. […]

Barnstormers Dominate Blizzard in Home Opener

Des Moines — On a night that saw the 2018 Barnstormers honored for their United Bowl championship, the 2019 squad put on a show. The Iowa Barnstormers (2-0) delivered a beat down to the Green Bay Blizzard (1-2) in their home opener on March 9, winning 41-3. The Barnstormers received the opening kickoff to start […]

Brett Moffitt Wins 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

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Homegrown Iowa Boy Wins Title Snider Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Chevrolet Captures Manufacturer Title DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2018) – Brett Moffitt captured the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ biggest prize on Friday night, the culmination of a storybook season for the Iowa native and his single-truck race team. Moffitt, 26, completed […]

Jimmy Owens Breaks Through With His First Knoxville Late Model Nationals Win!

Jimmy Owens won the $40,000 Knoxville Late Model Nationals Saturday (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Tad Pospisil Wins Bang Bang Finish with Malvern Bank SLMR Series by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 15, 2018) – Over the years, Newport, Tennesee’s Jimmy Owens has had his share of bad luck at the Lucas Oil Knoxville Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores, but Saturday night his perseverance paid off to […]

Brandon Sheppard Charges from 19th to Win on Night #2 of Knoxville Late Model Nationals!

Brandon Sheppard won from 19th on Night #2 of the Late Model Nationals Friday

Sheppard Also Earns $2,000 Hoker Trucking, LLC Pole for Saturday’s Finale by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 14, 2018) – Brandon Sheppard drove an incredible race to claim his first ever feature victory at the Knoxville Raceway on Iowa Lions Club Night #2 of the 15th Annual Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey’s […]

Tyler Erb Notches First Ever Lucas Oil Win on Late Model Nationals Night One!

Tyler Erb took his first career win at Knoxville on Night #1 of the Late Model Nationals Thursday (Knoxville Raceway Photo)

Earl Pearson Jr. and Scott Bloomquist Notch Most Points by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (September 13, 2018) – New Waverly, Texas driver Tyler Erb notched his biggest win to date, as he notched his first career win at both the historic Knoxville Raceway and the Lucas Oil Late Model Series on Thursday’s Ideal Ready Mix […]

Kerry Madsen Wins $5,000 Season Championship Night!

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Jon Agan Takes 360’s, Ryan Leavitt Tops 305’s Austin McCarl, Clint Garner and Eric Bridger are KCCS Season Champions by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 25, 2018) – After a lengthy delay due to a power outage, the Knoxville Raceway faithful were treated to three exciting features on Mediacom Season Championship Night Saturday. Kerry Madsen […]


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