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Three Share Night 3 Wins

Lucas Wolfe, Tim Shaffer, Kevin Swindell Take Center Stage in Final Tune-Up for 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals 

Sammy Swindell, Brad Sweet comprise front row for $150,000-to-win A-main 

KNOXVILLE, Iowa. – Aug. 12, 2011 – Lucas Wolfe is still chasing the first points-paying victory in his World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series career, but on Friday night at Knoxville Raceway he dominated the best drivers in the world by winning the Premier Chevy Dealers Knoxville World Challenge, the third of three feature events during the night before the focus quickly turns to Saturday’s 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals $150,000-to-win A-main.


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Dobmeier Captures Knoxville Qualifying Feature


Dobmeier Captures Goodyear Knoxville Nationals Qualifying Victory

North Dakota racer edges Meyers for win; Sammy Swindell tops overall points


KNOXVILLE, Iowa. – Aug. 11, 2011 – Mark Dobmeier knew he let one World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series victory slip away earlier this year at Princeton (Minn.) Speedway and he wasn’t about to let Thursday night’s Goodyear Knoxville Nationals qualifying event get away from him, too.

Dobmeier charged past World of Outlaws champion on Lap 14 and held him off for the victory, putting himself solidly into the field when the green flag falls on Saturday night’s $150,000 to win main event.

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Swindell Opens Knoxville Nationals with Win


Swindell Takes Opening Night Victory at Goodyear Knoxville Nationals

1983 Nationals champ tops points chart after late-race pass of runner-up Heskin

KNOXVILLE, Iowa. – Aug. 10, 2011 – Sammy Swindell used a bit of patience and the high groove at Knoxville Raceway on Wednesday night to blast past Davey Heskin and claim the opening night feature event at the 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals.

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Knoxville At A Glance

Goodyear Knoxville Nationals At A Glance

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Aug. 8, 2011 – For the past 51 years the small community of Knoxville, Iowa, is transformed into the Mecca of Sprint Car racing for a few weeks in August. It’s the most prestigious, richest and toughest race to win – the Goodyear Knoxville Nationals. Drivers and teams from around the world converge on the Midwestern town to claim Sprint Car immortality. The winners list is a who’s who of the most famous drivers and teams in the sport. Names like Kinser, Opperman, Wolfgang, Swindell, Lasoski, Schatz and more echo the hallowed grounds of the half-mile, black gumbo oval. Careers have been made or broken in the feature event. Heroes and spoilers emerge. By Saturday night, a new chapter will be written. Will it be a first-time winner or a former champion standing in Victory Lane? The countdown is on.

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Fast Talkers: World of Outlaws racers discuss Knoxville

Fast Talkers: Racers Discuss 51st Goodyear Knoxville Nationals

CONCORD, N.C. – Aug. 8, 2011 – In every sport, there’s one event that stands out above all others. In Sprint Car racing, it’s the Knoxville Nationals. There’s history, tradition and, of course, more than $1 million at stake over the course of the four-day event.

Drivers and teams from the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series, and those from around the world, converge on the quiet Iowa town of Knoxville, about 45 minutes southeast of state capital Des Moines, once a year for this festival of speed. This week marks the 51st running of the Goodyear Knoxville Nationals, with the entire week coming down to the final 50-lap A-main on Saturday night to see who will be standing in victory lane with a $150,000 haul and a place in racing immortality.

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