NSCHoF: Donny Schatz Garners 410 Driver of the Year Award for Eighth Time in His Career

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Dave Biro III photo — For the eighth time in his career, Donny Schatz was voted the Driver of the Year by the North American 410 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers. The 2015 Knoxville Nationals winner, Chico Gold Cup Race of Champions winner and World of …

360 SPRINTS: Jason Johnson Scores Sixth Career 360 Sprint Car Driver of the Year Award

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Jason Johnson Racing photo — Jason Johnson of Eunice, Louisiana, was voted the 2014 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the sixth time. Johnson, the American Sprint Car Series (ASCS) national tour champion, earned eight (8) of the …

NSCHoF: Nat’l Sprint Car Hall of Fame Announces Eight-Member Class of 2015

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame announced the names of its eight inductees for 2015 on Wednesday. Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, May 30, during the 26th annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are: Drivers: Gene “Tiger” Brown, Donnie Kreitz (Jr.), Danny Smith. Owners-Mechanics-Builders-Manufacturers-Car …

SPRINT CARS: Legends Take The Stage At Sprint Car Hall of Fame Inductions

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Ken Simon photo — Champion drivers Dave Blaney of Ohio, Bobby Davis, Jr., of Tennessee, and Mark Kinser of Indiana, builder Chuck Merrill of Illinois, and media members Dave Argabright of Indiana and William “Windy” McDonald of Arizona took center stage Saturday afternoon as they were officially inducted into the Nat’l Sprint Car Hall of …

Former USAC champion Rollie Beale Dies

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February 17, 2014 — staff report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — ARCA Racing photo — TOLEDO, Ohio – Rollie Beale, one of the most well-liked and respected USAC drivers of all time, has died at the age of 84. The 1973 USAC National Sprint Car Champion was inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1996. During …