Posts With Keyword ‘Sprint Car’

Local Reaction To Jason Leffler Passing

Posted: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at 9:18 am

NASCAR and Sprint Car Driver Jason Leffler was killed in a racing accident last night at a track in Bridgeport, New Jersey.

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David Hesmer Coming Out Of Retirement To Race 410s At Knoxville In 2013

Posted: Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 at 5:59 am

The winningest driver in the 360 ranks at the Knoxville Raceway is coming out of retirement to run full-time in the 410 class this season.

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Marion County PM Sports Page – Karting Champions Cole & Drew Janssen

Posted: Wednesday, August 15th, 2012 at 7:30 pm

A national title in any competition is a remarkable – often once-in-a-lifetime – feat; but a pair of brothers from Pella found a way to replicate that success and crank out a jaw-dropping four Grand National titles on the International Kart Federations biggest stage. On this week’s Marion County PM Sports Page program, 15-year-old Cole and 13-year-old Drew Janssen welcomed KNIA/KRLS Sports Director Eric Gotschall into their shop to talk about what it meant to be a go-kart national champion, how they got there, and what they hope the future has in store for them. You can listen to all three parts of the interview by clicking the links below.

IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 1
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 2
IKF Grand Nat’l Champs Cole & Drew Janssen PT 3

Lasoski, Hall, McCarl win At Knoxville

Posted: Sunday, May 1st, 2011 at 5:56 am

Two young drivers recorded their first career wins at the Knoxville Raceway last night while a veteran added to his long list of accomplishments.

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Master Classic Announces Rule Changes

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 5:56 am

When the Masters Classic runs this June at the Knoxville Raceway, a new rule will be included.

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Knoxville Raceway Gearing Up For 2011 Season

Posted: Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 at 5:55 am

While we just had eight inches of snow, the staff at the Knoxville Raceway have been thinking of summer and the racing season all winter.

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First Sprint Car Preview Show Is Today

Posted: Saturday, January 29th, 2011 at 5:54 am

Race fans will want to tune into KNIA/KRLS today at 12:30 for part one of our 2011 Sprint Car Preview Show.

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Knoxville Raceway Announced 410 Rule Changes

Posted: Thursday, December 30th, 2010 at 5:57 am

The Knoxville Raceway recently announced several changes to the weight and motor rules for the 2011 season.

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Knoxville Raceway Announces 2011 Schedule

Posted: Thursday, November 25th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Raceway recently released its 2011 racing schedule.

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Introducing Dustin Selvage Is The Next Sprint Car 101

Posted: Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum will hold its Third Thursday Series “Sprint Car 101” on October 21st with a different twist.

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Point Battles Get Closer After Twin Features Night

Posted: Monday, July 5th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Three different winners emerged Saturday night at the Knoxville Raceway as the 410s had a regular points paying show and the 360s had Twin Features night.

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Humston, Agan, Dobmeier Get Wins At Knoxville As Points Races Tighten Up

Posted: Sunday, July 4th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Three different winners emerged last night at the Knoxville Raceway as the 410s had a regular points paying show and the 360s had Twin Features night.

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360 Twin Features Night Highlights Big Night At Knoxville Raceway

Posted: Saturday, July 3rd, 2010 at 5:54 am

While the 410s will have a normal points paying night at the Knoxville Raceway, the 360s will have likely their most important night of racing of the regular season.

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Droud, Humston, and Phillips All Win During Mid-Season Championships

Posted: Sunday, June 20th, 2010 at 5:54 am

After two weeks of sitting idle due to rain, the Knoxville Raceway last night roared to life with a triple header of sprint car racing.

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Saturday Races Cancelled; Drivers Look Forward To Mid-Season Championships

Posted: Monday, June 14th, 2010 at 5:54 am

For the second straight Saturday…rain won at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Sprint Car Races Cancelled Last Night

Posted: Sunday, June 13th, 2010 at 6:00 am

For the second straight Saturday…rain won at the Knoxville Raceway.

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Knoxville Raceway Hosts Championship Cup 410s and 360s

Posted: Saturday, June 12th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The Knoxville Raceway returns to somewhat a normal schedule this week after last week’s World of Outlaws show and Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

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Races Rained Out Saturday In Knoxville

Posted: Monday, June 7th, 2010 at 5:54 am

The World of Outlaws show at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night never got going as rain pelted the track at around 6:30.

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Tatnell Wins Night 1 Of World of Outlaws Mediacom Shootout

Posted: Friday, June 4th, 2010 at 6:00 am

A week ago Brooke Tatnell was in Australia racing in the Aussie National Championships.

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Brown Honors Hockett In Win; Anderson Takes 360 Feature; Stevenson Wins 305 Main

Posted: Monday, May 31st, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Several drivers at the Knoxville Raceway Saturday night paid tribute to Jesse Hockett by placing his number 77 somewhere on their cars.

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