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Kyle Larson Throttles Them All for $50,000 Capitani Classic Triumph!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 15, 2020) – Kyle Larson dominated the best in the business Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway, taking home the Brownells Capitani Classic presented by Great Southern Bank. The Elk Grove, California native netted $50,000 for his win aboard the Paul Silva wrenched #57. Larson earned the pole position […]

David Gravel Streaks to Victory on Night #2 of Knoxville’s “One and Only!”

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 14, 2020) – David Gravel held off Kyle Larson in another classic feature Friday night at the Knoxville Raceway. Gravel’s win came on Night #2 of the “One and Only” featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws. The Watertown, Connecticut driver bagged $10,000 for his seventh career win […]

Kyle Larson Wins His Fourth in a Row on Night #1 of the “One and Only!”

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 13, 2020) – Kyle Larson’s magical season continued Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. The Elk Grove, California driver bagged another $10,000 by winning Night #1 of the “One and Only” featuring the NOS Energy Drink World of Outlaws. The win culminated a wild night of racing that saw drivers […]

Brian Brown and Don Droud Jr. Victorious at 2020 Ultimate Challenge!

by Bill Wright Oskaloosa, IA, August 9, 2020 – Veterans Brian Brown and Don Droud Jr. took home $4,000 apiece for their respective wins Sunday night at the Sage Fruit Ultimate Challenge presented by Searsboro Telephone Company at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa. Grain Valley, Missouri’s Brian Brown is a two-time winner of the […]

Kerry Madsen Reigns as Knoxville 360 Nationals Champion!

Devin Wignall Wins First Ever Pro Sprints Feature by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 8, 2020) – Kerry Madsen became the second straight resident of Australia to claim a MyPlace Hotels Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank championship. The St. Mary’s, New South Wales native led all 25 laps to claim the $15,000 […]

Lynton Jeffrey Wires Field on Night #2 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 7, 2020) – Lynton Jeffrey led from start to finish to claim Night #2 of the 30th Annual MyPlace Hotels Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Friday night at Knoxville Raceway. The win was worth $3,000 to the Sydney, New South Wales, Australia native now living in […]

Austin McCarl Masters Night #1 of the Knoxville 360 Nationals!

by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (August 6, 2020) – Austin McCarl is two for two in 360 features at Knoxville Raceway this season. Thursday’s win was definitely his biggest, as it came on Night #1 of the MyPlace Hotels Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank. Kerry Madsen emerged as the high point driver, […]

Carter Takes Two At Caleb Hammond Memorial SIS

Caleb Hammond prepares to take the 46-7 car onto the track at the Southern Iowa Speedway. (photo by Denis Currier/Oskaloosa News)

Oskaloosa, Iowa: A packed infield full of race cars greeted the Southern Iowa Fair crowd on Wednesday night for the 2nd Annual Caleb Hammond Memorial. At the age of 9 the racing community lost a young man that loved racing and his second annual Memorial race brought an outstanding field of cars to the Mahaska […]

Rico Abreu Electrifies Knoxville Crowd and Takes the Beef with Last Lap Heroics!

Justin Henderson Cashes in $9,000 Weekend with 360 Win; Devin Kline Regains All-time Leading Win Mark with Pro Sprints Victory by Bill Wright KNOXVILLE, Iowa (July 18, 2020) – Rico Abreu thrilled the Knoxville Raceway crowd with a move from third to first on the final lap to grab the $4,000 win in the 410 […]

Penske Wins Second Night in Iowa, Rahal Third

Newton — Without a repeat of last year’s major weather delays (and your author tragically getting soaked from shirt to flip-flops), the second half of the NTT IndyCar race in Newton went off with another good crowd on hand. Simon Pagenaud and Scott Dixon again climbed the scoring tower but it was last year’s winner […]

             

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