MIDWEST: Knoxville Confirms Dates for SPEED SPORT World Challenge Qualifiers

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official track release — Knoxville Raceway has confirmed the dates and venues for the SPEED SPORT Knoxville World Challenge qualifiers in 2016. The trio of events will be the only races at which American sprint car drivers can qualify for the 23rd annual SPEED SPORT Knoxville World Challenge, to be held on Friday, Aug. 12, 2016, during …

WOO: Lynton Jeffrey Takes the SPEED SPORT World Challenge; Claims 25th Knoxville Nationals Starting Spot

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official series release — Totally Speedway Australia file photo — Lynton Jeffrey scored the equivalent of a Knoxville “Golden Ticket” on Friday night at Knoxville Raceway, inheriting the lead with two laps remaining and going on to claim his first career SPEED SPORT Knoxville World Challenge victory, as well as the final starting spot in Saturday’s FVP …

KNOXVILLE: 21-Car Field Set for 2015 SPEED SPORT World Challenge

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa – official release — Chris Seelman file photo — Twenty-one sprint car drivers, including eleven Americans and ten Australians, have entered the 22nd annual SPEED SPORT Knoxville World Challenge to be held this Friday, Aug. 14, during the 55th annual FVP Knoxville Nationals. Amongst the entrants are former Knoxville World Challenge winners Randy Hannagan (1999), Daryn Pittman (2004, ’05, …

SPRINT CARS: Kinser and Allard Qualify For Knoxville World Challenge

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AUCKLAND, New Zealand — official track release — Photo courtesy Knoxville Raceway — Kraig Kinser and Jonathan Allard raced in New Zealand on Saturday in the first event of the Porter Hire International Sprint Car Series at the Western Springs Speedway. Kinser, the 2005 Knoxville Nationals champion, started ninth in the feature and clawed his way to a fourth place …

WOO: Pittman Wins Third Career SPEED SPORT World Challenge Title; Kaeding Advances to A-Main

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KNOXVILLE, Iowa — official release — Daryn Pittman battled Tim Kaeding and changing track conditions to win the SPEED SPORT Knoxville World Challenge and $10,000 on Saturday afternoon. Pittman, the reigning World of Outlaws STP Sprint Car Series champion, has two previous wins in the Challenge in 2004 and 2005. “The track was tricky – I think the sun came …