MIDWEST: Knoxville Raceway Sets 2015 Racing Schedule

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Conrad Nelson photo — Knoxville Raceway has announced its 2015 racing schedule. The schedule includes 19 Knoxville Championship Cup Series races, as well as annual one-day events such as Full Blown Rodeo, Harris Clash, Enduro and Nostalgia at Knoxville. In keeping with tradition, three separate multi-day Nationals events are scheduled, including the 25th annual Arnold …

Memorial Segment Honoring the Life of Kevin Ward Jr. and NASCAR at the Glen Analysis Highlight Motorsports Madness Tonight at 7 ET

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online release — Hammer Down Photography photo — A special segment honoring the life and career of 20-year-old Empire Super Sprints competitor Kevin Ward Jr. will highlight tonight’s special edition of Motorsports Madness, beginning at 7 PM Eastern time on Speed77 Radio powered by Race Chaser Online. Co-hosts Tom Baker, Jacob Seelman and Steven …

WOO: Donny Knoxville; Schatz Again Holds Off Brian Brown to Win Eighth Knoxville Nationals Crown

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — After rain delays, qualifiers, many days of work and months of preparation, Saturday’s FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores came down to just a few laps with two familiar competitors fighting a pitched battle. And when the checkered flag flew, for the third time in three years, two-time Knoxville Raceway track champion …

WOO: Low-Rider; Danny Lasoski Overcomes Engine Trouble to Win Non-Qualifier Feature

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Engine trouble could not slow Danny Lasoski as he won the FVP Knoxville Nationals non-qualifier feature Saturday afternoon. The problems on Lasoski’s Creason Pipeline Services car popped up after he crossed the finish line in heat two. His crew quickly repaired the car and Lasoski was able to take his seventh place starting position …

WOO: One Lap Wonder; Shane Stewart Makes Last Second Pass to Win Knoxville Nationals Qualifier

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — One lap is all Shane Stewart led at Friday night’s qualifying feature for the FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores, but it was the one that mattered. Stewart, who has one World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series win on the season at Eldora Speedway in May, started the feature Friday night …

WOO: Brownie Points; Brian Brown Storms to Opening Night Knoxville Nationals Win

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Brian Brown fired the opening shot in the battle for the FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores, surging past Sam Hafertepe Jr. to win Thursday night’s qualifying feature. Brown, who has found himself in recent years fighting five-time World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series Champion Donny Schatz for the Knoxville Nationals …

WOO: Knoxville Nationals Schedule Undergoes Second Adjustment

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Dick Ayers photo — With persistent rain and wet conditions at Knoxville Raceway, track officials have been forced to make another change to the schedule for the 54th FVP Knoxville Nationals Presented by Casey’s General Store. Tonight’s event will feature only the Thursday show. The Wednesday show will be run on Friday night, while …

BROADSLIDIN’ BLOG: FVP Knoxville Nationals Preview; Weedsport Speedway Hosts Super DIRTcar Series Tonight

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PENN YAN, NY — Blog by Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Mark Funderburk Photo — Tonight at the 54th Annual FVP Knoxville Nationals is going to be a night of epic proportions race fans.  One complete show at 7:00pm, clear the stands, followed by another full show going off at 11:00pm. If you’re keeping score at …

WOO: Rain Postpones Opening Night of 54th FVP Knoxville Nationals

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Heavy rain has forced Knoxville Raceway officials to postpone the first night of qualifying for the 54th FVP Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores to Thursday. Both qualifying events will now be run back-to-back on Thursday evening. The events from Wednesday night’s postponed show will occur first at 7 p.m. followed by Thursday’s …