More than $250,000 in cash and contingencies was awarded to drivers and owners during the Knoxville Raceway points banquet this past weekend. The banquet took place in downtown Des Moines. Included among the prizes were nine chassis that were raffled off. Ted and Delores Schaefer were named fans of the year, and Terry McCarl, Joe Beaver, and Mitchell Alexander were named junior fan club drivers of the year. Newly named general manager Brian Stickel announced that youth up to seniors in high school will be admitted free of charge for four events next year as well, and there were a number of other prizes and awards given away. For more information on the banquet, head to the Knoxville Raceway’s website.