Brownells Big Guns Bash
Knoxville Raceway | Knoxville, IA
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Event Info

Brownells Big Guns Bash
June 10, 2022 to June 11, 2022
Knoxville Raceway
1000 North Lincoln Street
Knoxville, IA 

Event Description
It's Knoxville's finest vs. the World of Outlaws in this doubleheader at The Sprint Car Capital of the World.

Series Racing
World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series

Sprint Car Track Record
14.351 seconds by Brian Brown on 5/22/21

To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Feature Laps Length
25

Event Schedule
2PM Pit Gates open
5PM Grandstand Gates open
6:30PM Hot Laps/Qualifying
7:30PM Opening Ceremonies
*All times Central

Frequently Asked Questions
To Win Amount
$10,000.00

Type of Grandstand
Bleachers/ Chairbacks

Stadium Seating
No outside seating allowed

Handicapped Seating
Section D, row 1, and sections AA and BB, row 40. Companion seating is available.

Pit Age Limit
Aged 17 and under require parent waivers - Aged 12 and under must remain in vehicle or the fenced in area between turns 1 and 2. All pit fees apply. All ages same price

Personal Coolers
No coolers or outside Food/Beverages allowed

ATMs
1

Credit Card Use
Concessions, Pit Gate, Ticket Window

Alcohol Sales
Alcohol is available at the track

Smoking Policy
All grandstands are no-smoking. Smoking areas are available underneath stands.

Family Section
Sections I & J

Parking Cost
$10.00

Camping Availability
electric hookup, non-electric, onsite, sanitary facility, showers, waste services

Camping Cost
camping at the North Campground for $160 for 4 days. Water and electric hookups are available.

Closest Airport
Des Moines International Airport

Track Info

Knoxville Raceway
1000 North Lincoln Street
Knoxville, IA 

Track Phone
(641) 842-5431

Ticket Phone
(641) 842-5431

Track Size & Type
0.500; Semi-banked

Sprint Car Track Record
14.351 seconds by Brian Brown on 5/22/21

Competitor Info
DIRTVision Highlights
Race Recap

THAT’S KNOXVILLE: Brown Beats Outlaws in Big Guns Bash Finale

Danny Lasoski gets first World of Outlaws win as a crew chief

Fifty-nine times Brian Brown has now triumphed in a 410 Sprint Car at Knoxville Raceway. But this one might be his most special in a long time.

“That’s Knoxville,” Brown said with assertion in Victory Lane. “Chalk that one up on the board for Knoxville.”

Brown’s jubilation in Victory Lane as he emerged from his car victorious in the Brownells Big Guns Bash and the weight of this win can best be illustrated with a few stats: his sixth career World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series Feature win, first in Outlaws action since June 14, 2019 – ending a 90-race drought with The Greatest Show on Dirt.

But one accolade he earned Saturday night that stands out above the rest has to do with one man that helped get him into the winner’s circle – Sprint Car Hall-of-Famer Danny Lasoski.

Lasoski, the 2001 World of Outlaws champion, has 122 victories with the Series in his career, and now has one as a crew chief to match.

“My whole career, I’ve been a really, really big fan of Brian Brown’s,” Lasoski said. “I helped him get his start with my dad, and there’s nothing that makes me more proud to be a part of this team with Casey’s, FVP and all these partners here that make this happen.”

Brown (left) and Lasoski (right) have a combined total of 128 World of Outlaws Feature wins (Trent Gower Photo)

“Danny has been great since he’s come on board,” Brown, of Higginsville, MO, said. “But, me and Danny are just a small piece of this whole puzzle.”

Together, they figured out the right combination to beat one of the most stacked fields of 410 Sprint Cars assembled anywhere in the country so far this year. Forty-seven cars came back to the Marion County Fairgrounds Saturday night, and Brown topped them all, much to the pleasure of his fans and dismay of his doubters.

“Everybody always says, ‘Oh Brian can’t beat the Outlaws,’ or he can’t do this, or he can’t do that,” Brown said in Victory Lane. “But we just beat the Outlaws tonight and that’s very special to our team.”

To pull off the win, Brown had to knock-off one of the Outlaws’ very best – the three-time and defending Series champion Brad Sweet. He and his NAPA Auto Parts #49 led the opening 14 circuits around the historic half-mile before Brown got a big run on him, using the high side of Turns 3-4. They crossed the stripe and bolted into Turn 1, where Brown decided to pull the trigger.

“You kinda build a sixth sense about where guys are,” Sweet said when asked if he was surprised by Brown’s close presence. “I knew I wasn’t getting off the corners like I needed to, so you just knew he was going to have a run.”

A big slide job through the wide, sweeping corner sent the local crowd into a frenzy as they watched their favorite begin to pull away down the backstretch. According to Brown, it wasn’t the first time the Knoxville faithful had seen the maneuver this year.

“That move that I [used to] get by Brad there – I used that a couple weeks ago,” Brown said. “It pays to run here and run with [the Outlaws].”

A red flag brought the action to a halt with seven laps to go, which restacked the field and erased Brown’s lead. On the restart, Sweet tried to get back by Brown in the low groove, but Brown was too fast on the top. He led the remaining seven laps, unchallenged after that point, and collected $10,000 for his 59th career victory at Knoxville, tying him for third-most all-time with seven-time track champion Terry McCarl.

Saturday’s triumph was the sixth of Brown’s World of Outlaws career (Trent Gower Photo)

“It’s a dream come true to beat the Outlaws,” Brown said, dedicating the win to former car owner Lonny Parsons, who passed away recently.

Sweet held off a hungry Spencer Bayston in the closing laps to bag his 10th podium of the season – the most by any driver. Though he came up one spot short of his second win of the season, he recognized where he could have been better for the next time he’ll be here in August for the 61st running of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals.

“The line I wanted to run, I felt like I needed to move off of it sooner,” Sweet said. “I think the top got a little faster. I knew Brian was gonna be really fast on the top of the racetrack, so I’m a little disappointed in maybe a couple of the decisions I made as a driver.

“Any time you come to Knoxville, you’re thinking about the Nationals, so to leave here in June with a really nice balance is definitely a plus.”

Bayston crossed the stripe in third, bagging his third podium of the season behind the wheel of the CJB Motorsports #5. Ten-time Series champion Donny Schatz came home in fourth after starting 10th, while Jason Johnson Racing pilot Carson Macedo rounded out the top-five.

UP NEXT

The Outlaws will get a few days off before getting back into action next Friday-Saturday night, June 17-18, at Beaver Dam Raceway in Beaver Dam, WI. If you can’t be at the track, DIRTVision has you covered with a FAST PASS subscription to watch The Greatest Show on Dirt.

ABBREVIATED RESULTS (view full results)

NOS Energy Drink Feature (25 Laps)

  1. 21-Brian Brown [4][$10,000]; 2. 49-Brad Sweet [1][$6,000]; 3. 5-Spencer Bayston [3][$3,500]; 4. 15-Donny Schatz [10][$2,800]; 5. 41-Carson Macedo [6][$2,500]; 6. 1S-Logan Schuchart [12][$2,300]; 7. 2-David Gravel [7][$2,200]; 8. 39M-Anthony Macri [8][$2,100]; 9. 8-Aaron Reutzel [11][$2,050]; 10. 24-Rico Abreu [18][$2,000]; 11. 18-Giovanni Scelzi [5][$1,600]; 12. 83-James McFadden [20][$1,400]; 13. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [24][$1,200]; 14. 9-Kasey Kahne [9][$1,100]; 15. 3Z-Brock Zearfoss [2][$1,050]; 16. 3-Ayrton Gennetten [14][$1,000]; 17. 15H-Sam Hafertepe [22][$1,000]; 18. O9-Matt Juhl [17][$1,000]; 19. 7S-Robbie Price [25][$1,000]; 20. 76-Nathan Mills [19][$1,000]; 21. 83JR-Kerry Madsen [21][$1,000]; 22. 19-Brent Marks [13][$1,000]; 23. 7W-Dustin Selvage [15][$1,000]; 24. 2J-Lynton Jeffrey [16][$1,000]; 25. 1A-Jacob Allen [23][]

Lap Leaders: Brad Sweet 1-14, Brian Brown 15-25

KSE Hard Charger Award: 17-Sheldon Haudenschild[+11]

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Results
Feature Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
14+321Brian Brown 00.000Running0$0
21-149Brad Sweet 0-3.005Running0$0
3305Spencer Bayston 0-3.838Running0$0
410+615Donny Schatz 0-5.027Running0$0
56+141Carson Macedo 0-5.168Running0$0
612+61SLogan Schuchart 0-5.921Running0$0
7702David Gravel 0-7.164Running0$0
88039MAnthony Macri 0-7.989Running0$0
911+28Aaron Reutzel 0-8.817Running0$0
1018+824Rico Abreu 0-9.438Running0$0
115-618Giovanni Scelzi 0-10.117Running0$0
1220+883James McFadden 0-11.813Running0$0
1324+1117Sheldon Haudenschild 0-12.733Running0$0
149-59Kasey Kahne 0-13.223Running0$0
152-133ZBrock Zearfoss 0-13.542Running0$0
1614-23Ayrton Gennetten 0-14.505Running0$0
1722+515HSam Hafertepe Jr0-15.935Running0$0
1817-109Matt Juhl 0-16.853Running0$0
1925+67SRobbie Price 0-19.815Running0$0
2019-176Nathan Mills 0-4.818Running0$0
2121083JRKerry Madsen 0258.537Running0$0
2213-919Brent Marks 0256.079Running0$0
2315-87WDustin Selvage 0306.527Running0$0
2416-82JLynton Jeffrey 0399.409Running0$0
2523-21AJacob Allen 0649.276Running0$0
Micro-Lite Last Chance Showdown Results
POSStart+/-#DriverLapsBehindLedStatusPointsMoney
11083JRKerry Madsen 00.000Running0$0
28+615HSam Hafertepe Jr0-0.715Running0$0
32-11AJacob Allen 0-2.142Running0$0
44017Sheldon Haudenschild 0-4.193Running0$0
53-225J.J. Hickle 0-5.812Running0$0
66070Sammy Swindell 0-6.018Running0$0
717+1011KKraig Kinser 0-7.245Running0$0
816+87SRobbie Price 0-9.414Running0$0
99049JJosh Schneiderman 0-9.930Running0$0
105-52KSTasker Phillips 0-11.369Running0$0
1118+71AUMarcus Dumesny 0-12.185Running0$0
1222+1047XDylan Westbrook 0-13.107Running0$0
1312-17Justin Henderson 0-13.724Running0$0
1410-420A.J. Moeller 0-13.975Running0$0
151503PSawyer Phillips 0-14.487Running0$0
1620+444Chris Martin 0-15.785Running0$0
1724+722Riley Goodno 0-15.905Running0$0
1813-512Tyler Drueke 0-17.246Running0$0
1919055TMcKenna Haase 0-0.025Running0$0
2023+36Bill Rose 011.641DNF0$0
2114-72MDavey Heskin 068.643DNF0$0
2221-15TPresley Truedson 0284.757DNF0$0
2326+320GNoah Gass 0284.757DNS0$0
2425+19HLandon Hansen 0284.757DNS0$0
2527+214Josh Higday 0284.757DNS0$0
267-1988Austin McCarl 0284.757DNS0$0
2711-1627Carson McCarl 0284.757DNS0$0
DIRTVision Fast Pass Dash Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
18+749Brad Sweet 00.000Running
21-13ZBrock Zearfoss 0-2.728Running
34+15Spencer Bayston 0-3.980Running
43-121Brian Brown 0-4.822Running
55018Giovanni Scelzi 0-5.818Running
66041Carson Macedo 0-6.657Running
72-52David Gravel 0-6.986Running
87-139MAnthony Macri 0-8.809Running
Heat 1 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
1102David Gravel 00.000Running
23+139MAnthony Macri 0-3.239Running
32-19Kasey Kahne 0-4.585Running
44019Brent Marks 0-5.981Running
55009Matt Juhl 0-6.586Running
66025J.J. Hickle 0-8.946Running
7702KSTasker Phillips 0-9.308Running
811+349JJosh Schneiderman 0-10.433Running
98-112Tyler Drueke 0-11.692Running
1010011KKraig Kinser 0-12.075Running
1112+144Chris Martin 0-14.108Running
129-36Bill Rose 0-15.856Running
Heat 2 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11041Carson Macedo 00.000Running
2203ZBrock Zearfoss 0-3.831Running
3308Aaron Reutzel 0-5.938Running
410+67WDustin Selvage 0-9.381Running
511+676Nathan Mills 0-10.645Running
64-283JRKerry Madsen 0-10.645Running
75-288Austin McCarl 0-10.645Running
86-227Carson McCarl 0-10.645Running
97-23PSawyer Phillips 0-10.645Running
108-220GNoah Gass 0-10.645Running
119-214Josh Higday 0-10.645Running
121209HLandon Hansen 0-10.645Running
Heat 3 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11049Brad Sweet 00.000Running
22018Giovanni Scelzi 0-2.268Running
34+115Donny Schatz 0-3.454Running
43-13Ayrton Gennetten 0-5.972Running
55024Rico Abreu 0-6.947Running
67+117Sheldon Haudenschild 0-7.347Running
78+170Sammy Swindell 0-8.862Running
86-220A.J. Moeller 0-10.036Running
9902MDavey Heskin 0-10.314Running
1011+11AUMarcus Dumesny 0-11.303Running
1112+15TPresley Truedson 0-12.962Running
1210-222Riley Goodno 0-14.278Running
Heat 4 Results
Pos.Start+/-#DriverLaps CompletedBehindLaps LedStatus
11021Brian Brown 00.000Running
2205Spencer Bayston 0-1.969Running
34+11SLogan Schuchart 0-2.631Running
43-12JLynton Jeffrey 0-4.559Running
56+183James McFadden 0-5.323Running
65-11AJacob Allen 0-6.485Running
77015HSam Hafertepe Jr0-7.375Running
810+27Justin Henderson 0-10.092Running
9907SRobbie Price 0-10.903Running
108-255TMcKenna Haase 0-11.180Running
1111047XDylan Westbrook 0-11.828Running
My Place Hotels Qualifying Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
122David Gravel Watertown, CT15.4510.000
21841Carson Macedo Lemoore, CA15.493-0.042
319Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA15.527-0.076
4113ZBrock Zearfoss Jonestown, PA15.637-0.186
51939MAnthony Macri Dillsburg, PA15.655-0.204
6108Aaron Reutzel Clute, TX15.740-0.289
71619Brent Marks Myerstown, PA15.762-0.311
82283JRKerry Madsen Knoxville, IA15.788-0.337
91209Matt Juhl Tea, SD15.794-0.343
102488Austin McCarl Altoona, IA15.879-0.428
111725J.J. Hickle Quilcene, WA15.881-0.430
122127Carson McCarl Altoona, IA15.959-0.508
1392KSTasker Phillips Plesantville, IA16.008-0.557
14203PSawyer Phillips Pleasantville, IA16.033-0.582
15312Tyler Drueke Eagle, NE16.048-0.597
16520GNoah Gass Mounds, OK16.049-0.598
1746Bill Rose Plainfield, IN16.080-0.629
18814Josh Higday Des Moines, IA16.093-0.642
19711KKraig Kinser Bloomington, IN16.103-0.652
2067WDustin Selvage Indianola, IA16.116-0.665
212349JJosh Schneiderman West Burlington, IA16.221-0.770
221476Nathan Mills Bondurant, IA16.223-0.772
231344Chris Martin Ankeny, IA16.398-0.947
24159HLandon Hansen Newton, IA16.814-1.363
My Place Hotels Qualifying Flight 2 Results
POSStartCarDriverHometownTimeDifference
1149Brad Sweet Grass Valley, CA15.7070.000
22021Brian Brown Higginsville, MO15.717-0.010
31218Giovanni Scelzi Fresno, CA15.774-0.067
4235Spencer Bayston Lebanon, IN15.782-0.075
5163Ayrton Gennetten Versailles, MO15.785-0.078
662JLynton Jeffrey Prairie City, IA15.793-0.086
72115Donny Schatz Fargo, ND15.794-0.087
8191SLogan Schuchart Hanover, PA15.809-0.102
9824Rico Abreu St. Helena, CA15.823-0.116
10101AJacob Allen Hanover, PA15.830-0.123
111420A.J. Moeller Rockwell City, IA15.870-0.163
121783James McFadden Alice Springs, NT15.878-0.171
13217Sheldon Haudenschild Wooster, OH15.887-0.180
142215HSam Hafertepe JrSunnyvale, TX15.989-0.282
151570Sammy Swindell Germantown, TN15.994-0.287
161355TMcKenna Haase Des Moines, IA16.056-0.349
1792MDavey Heskin St. Michael, MN16.072-0.365
18187SRobbie Price Cobble Hill, BC16.083-0.376
19322Riley Goodno Knoxville, IA16.083-0.376
2057Justin Henderson Tea, SD16.088-0.381
2141AUMarcus Dumesny Sydney, NSW16.144-0.437
221147XDylan Westbrook Scotland, ON16.160-0.453
2375TPresley Truedson Kennedy, MN16.203-0.496

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