NSL: FVP National Sprint League Unveils Ambitious 2016 Calendar; 37 Races on Tap

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WINDOM, Minn. – official series release —

The initial 2016 schedule for the National Sprint League 410 Sprint Car Series was announced on Friday.

The schedule encompasses over thirty events in six states, featuring a number of exciting return trips from its inaugural season as well as some much anticipated new venues.

Headlining the schedule will be the 38th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at Minnesota’s Jackson Motorplex, September 2-4. For the first time, the Jackson Nationals will be a three-day event and last year’s winner, Sammy Swindell, walked away with a check for $25,000!

The $20,000 to win Front Row Challenge will again be a part of the schedule.  One of the biggest events in all of sprint car racing will take place at the Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, Iowa on Aug. 8.  A trio of “Dirt Classic” events presented by Kasey Kahne are on the schedule as well.  On May 6, the “Dirt Classic” at I-80 Speedway will pay $10,000 to the winner, and two non-point September events in Pennsylvania — including a $20,000 to win event at Lincoln Speedway — are also featured on the calendar.

Knoxville Raceway in Iowa will host a total of ten events. Highlighting the shows at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” will be a two-day show over the Fourth of July weekend, featuring fireworks on Saturday, July 2.  Jackson Motorplex will also play host to multiple NSL events on Friday nights. In addition to the Jackson Nationals, the revamped speed plant will be the site of the Folkens Brothers Trucking Spring Nationals on May 13 and the Jackson County Fair race on July 29.

Other return venues for the NSL include their season opener at 34 Raceway in West Burlington, Iowa on April 9 and the St. Francois County Raceway near Farmington, Mo. on May 27. At the conclusion of the season, the NSL will be part of the track’s traditional Queen’s Royale as well, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.

The series also returns to the Iowa State Fair Speedway in Des Moines on May 29 and the Hancock County Speedway near Britt, Iowa on July 31.

New tracks for the NSL in 2016 include Mason City Motor Speedway in Iowa on June 19, the Clay County Fair Speedway in Iowa on Sept. 16 and US36 Raceway near Cameron, Mo. on September 17. The latter two shows will be co-sanctioned with the World of Outlaws, with a total of four shows on the 2016 calendar co-sanctioned with the WoO.


2016 National Sprint League 410 Series Schedule

Date – Venue – Location

April 9 – 34 Raceway — West Burlington, Iowa

May 6 – I-80 Speedway — Greenwood, Neb.

May 13 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

May 20 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

May 21 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

May 27 – St. Francois County Raceway — Farmington, Mo.

May 28 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

May 29 – Iowa State Fair Speedway — Des Moines, Iowa

June 3 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

June 4 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

June 17 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

June 18 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

June 19 – Mason City Motor Speedway — Mason City, Iowa

June 24 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

June 25 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

July 1 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

July 2 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

July 8 – Cedar Lake Speedway — New Richmond, WI

July 22 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

July 23 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

July 29 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

July 30 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

July 31 – Hancock County Speedway — Britt, Iowa

Aug. 8 – Southern Iowa Speedway — Oskaloosa, Iowa

Aug. 27 – Knoxville Raceway — Knoxville, Iowa

Sept. 2 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

Sept. 3 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

Sept. 4 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

Sept. 5 – Jackson Motorplex — Jackson, Minn.

Sept. 9 – TBA

Sept. 10 – TBA

Sept. 16 – Clay County Fair Speedway — Spencer, Iowa

Sept. 17 – US 36 Raceway — Cameron, Mo.

Sept. 23 – TBA

Sept. 24 – Lincoln Speedway — Abbottstown, Pa.

Sept. 30 – St. Francois County Raceway — Farmington, Mo.

Oct. 1 – St. Francois County Raceway — Farmington, Mo.

CREDIT: National Sprint League

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