2018 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals History

5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals Year-by-Year Winners

Year – Driver, Number, Owner
1961 – Roy Robbins, 37, O. J. Huffman
1962 – Jerry Richert Sr., 69, Ted Ready
1963 – Greg Weld, 92, Taylor “Pappy” Weld
1964 – Kenny Weld, 94, Taylor “Pappy” Weld
1965 – Kenny Weld, 94, Taylor “Pappy” Weld
1966 – Jay Woodside, 9, Ted Hall
1967 – Thad Dosher, 74, Jack Cunningham
1968 – Ray Lee Goodwin, 24, Swenson/Williams
1969 – Ken Gritz, 12, Larry Snyder
1970 – Joe Saldana, 2, C&L Racing
1971 – Jan Opperman, 6, Cahill Racing
1972 – Kenny Weld, 29, Bob Weikert
1973 – Kenny Weld, 29, Bob Weikert
1974 – Dick Gaines, 71, Karl Kinser
1975 – Eddie Leavitt, 40, Ricke/Hill
1976 – Eddie Leavitt, 4J, Galden Inc.
1977 – Doug Wolfgang, 20, Bob Trostle
1978 – Doug Wolfgang, 4x, Speedway Motors
1979 – Ron Shuman, 75A, Gary Stanton
1980 – Steve Kinser, 20, Bob Trostle/Karl Kinser
1981 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1982 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1983 – Sammy Swindell, 1, Raymond Beadle
1984 – Doug Wolfgang, 29, Bob Weikert
1985 – Doug Wolfgang, 29, Bob Weikert
1986 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1987 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1988 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1989 – Doug Wolfgang, 8D, D.P. Motorsports
1990 – Bobby Allen, 1a, Allen Enterprises
1991 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1992 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1993 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1994 – Steve Kinser, 11, Karl Kinser
1995 – Steve Kinser, 11, Steve Kinser
1996 – Mark Kinser, 5m, Karl Kinser
1997 – Dave Blaney, 10, Blaney/Hylton
1998 – Danny Lasoski, 83, Dennis Roth
1999 – Mark Kinser, 5m, Karl Kinser
2000 – Mark Kinser, 5m, Karl Kinser
2001 – Danny Lasoski, 20L, Tony Stewart
2002 – Steve Kinser, 11, Steve Kinser
2003 – Danny Lasoski, 20, Tony Stewart
2004 – Danny Lasoski, 20, Tony Stewart
2005 – Kraig Kinser, 11K, Steve Kinser
2006 – Donny Schatz, 15, Schatz Motorsports
2007 – Donny Schatz, 15, Schatz Motorsports
2008 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2009 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2010 – Tim Shaffer, 83, Call/Holbrook Motorsports
2011 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2012 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2013 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2014 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart

2015 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart
2016 – Jason Johnson, 41, Jason Johnson Racing
2017 – Donny Schatz, 15, Tony Stewart