Posts With Keyword ‘2010 Knoxville Nationals’

Nationals were a “Huge Success” at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

Posted: Saturday, August 21st, 2010 at 6:22 am

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Things were a “huge success” at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum during this year’s 50th annual Knoxville Nationals.

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Nationals Went Smoothly for the Knoxville Police Department

Posted: Thursday, August 19th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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Knoxville Police Department was not called to any major disturbance or fight during this year’s nationals, that’s according to Chief Dan Losada who says generally speaking, the crowd was well behaved and cooperative.

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Large Crowd Watches One of the Best Knoxville Nationals in History

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:30 am

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While the 2010 Knoxville Nationals are now in the books, they will go down as one of the best races in sprint car history.

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Young Visitors Display Their Pancake Flipping Skills

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:20 am

Those who stop by the National Guard Armory in Knoxville for breakfast this week will be able to catch a little show while they wait for their food.

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Underdog Tim Shaffer Wins Dramatic 50th Annual Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Monday, August 16th, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Over 23,000 fans packed the stands at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night, all hoping to see something spectacular, and many hoping to see an underdog win the 50th annual Knoxville Nationals, and they got just that as Tim Shaffer passed four time defending champion Donny Schatz to take the white flag and held on to   win his first ever Knoxville Nationals. 

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Tim Shaffer Wins 50th Annual Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 7:33 am

Tim Shaffer of Pennsylvania ended the four year streak of Donny Schatz and won the 50th annual Good Year Knoxville Nationals last night.

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Winner of the 2011 Knoxville Nationals Ticket Giveaway Announced

Posted: Sunday, August 15th, 2010 at 6:26 am

Hundreds of race fans entered this year’s KNIA/KRLS Knoxville Nationals Ticket Giveaway and the winner was announced during Saturday’s “Let’s Talk Racing” program.

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Track Announcer Recognizes Connections Between Knoxville and Pella During Nationals

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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For many sprint car fans, Knoxville Raceway Track Announcer Tony Bokhoven is an integral part of their experience at the Knoxville Nationals, as he narrates the stories of the driver’s chasing the shot at being a part of racing history.  

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Historically Large Knoxville Nationals Parade Today

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:26 am

With the exception of the sprint car races the annual Knoxville Nationals parade is often referred to as the centerpiece of the week’s activities.

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“Rear Wheel Film Festival” Takes Place Today

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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The Rear Wheel Film Festival will take place at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum again this year, on the biggest day of the 2010 Knoxville Nationals.

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Bizarre Bazaar Downtown Knoxville Today

Posted: Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 6:22 am

Shoppers of all ages are invited to take part in another Knoxville Nationals tradition downtown today.

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KNOXVILLE NATIONALS FRIDAY SHOW POSTPONED TO SATURDAY AFTERNOON

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 8:35 pm

8:25pm…..TONIGHT’S RACES HAVE BEEN POSTPONED TO SATURDAY…..Hot Laps will start at Noon Saturday…There will be no scramble races and the World Challenge race will be the final race of the session…..Championship night will run as scheduled Saturday night ….KNIA/KRLS and kniakrls.com will have live coverage of both sessions on Saturday starting at 11:45am Saturday afternoon with the non qualifier races and World Challenge …Live Trackside will air from 5:30-6:30pm then flag to flag coverage of championship night including the 50 lap A Main will start at 7:30pm Central time…Hope you will join us if you can’t be here

Pella Store Owners Enjoy Interactions with Race Fans

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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It’s been tough to find a parking spot in downtown Pella lately, as hundreds – maybe even thousands – of race fans frequent the local businesses in the Tulip City.

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Swindell Wins Night Two of the 2010 Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:26 am

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Sammy Swindell just keeps winning at the Knoxville Raceway in 2010.

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Knoxville Police Department Working Hard to Keep the Crowds Safe

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:24 am

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While thousands of race fans are having fun in the sprint car capital of the world this week, the Knoxville Police Department is working hard to make sure everyone is kept safe.

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Alphabet Soup Reception This Afternoon

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:20 am

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More than 40 drivers who have won a feature in the past 49 years of the Knoxville Nationals will gather on together for special reception this afternoon.

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Swindell Wins Night Two of Knoxville Nationals

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:03 am

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1983 Knoxville Nationals champion Slammin Sammy Swindell continued his hot streak at Knoxville this year, leading all 25 laps of the A Main winning night two of the 50th annual Good Year Knoxville Nationals.

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Knoxville Nationals Current Points…Brian Brown Sits on Top

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 6:02 am

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Here are the official driver point standings after the two qualifying nights…Top 20 locked into Saturday;s A Main…21-40 in B Main…41-50 in C Main….51-100 in non qualifiers races Friday night to fill remainder of C Main on down

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60 Minutes In The Bob Trostle Garage Continues Today At The Hall of Fame

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 5:58 am

The 60 Minutes in the Bob Trostle Garage continues today at the Nationals Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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Hall of Fame Fan Forums Contiune Today

Posted: Friday, August 13th, 2010 at 5:56 am

The Knoxville Nationals Fan Fair forums are continuing today at the Nationals Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.

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