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Bloomquist Drinks Lawrenceburg Whiskey

Scott Bloomquist enjoys victory lane at Lawrenceburg (Ind.) Speedway. (Scott Alcorn photo)

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. — Scott Bloomquist scored his first victory at Lawrenceburg Speedway on Saturday night with his victory in the Whiskey City 50. Bloomquist took the lead from Steve Francis on lap 17 and led the rest of the way for the win in the Lucas Oil Late Model Dirt Series-sanctioned event. LOLMDS point leader […]

Dominant Schatz Wins 9th Knoxville Nationals

Donny Schatz celebrates his ninth Knoxville Nationals victory. (Ken Simon photo)

Donny Schatz started on the pole and led all 50 laps en route to his ninth victory in the last 10 runnings of sprint car racing’s most important race

Can Anyone Stop Schatz At Knoxville?

Donny Schatz

The 55th running of the FVP Knoxville Nationals is only hours away from a green flag and there’s little confusion over the odds-on favorite to win.

Lynton Jeffrey Is Up To The Challenge

Lynton Jeffrey in victory lane after winning the SPEED SPORT World Challenge. (Frank Smith photo)

A pair of Australians faced off in a battle for the 25th starting spot for Saturday night’s FVP Knoxville Nationals feature and a blown engine with a lap and a half remaining in the 22nd annual SPEED SPORT World Challenge at Knoxville Raceway made the difference

It’s All Clauson At Knoxville Raceway

Bryan Clauson battles Davey Heskin Friday night at Knoxville Raceway. (Ken Simon photo)

Bryan Clauson blew away the field to win Friday night’s non-qualifiers feature during the 55th annual FVP Knoxville Nationals at Knoxville Raceway

KNOXVILLE NOTES: Canales Subs For Abreu

Knoxville Raceway's surface was quiet on Friday afternoon. (Mike Kerchner photo)

Rico Abreu earned the 16th and final guaranteed starting spot in Saturday night’s Knoxville Nationals feature following the first two nights of qualifying, but will be unable to return to Knoxville Raceway because of a commitment to race in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at Pennsylvania’s Motordrome Speedway.

‘Long Road Ahead’ For Kevin Swindell

Kevin Swindell was released Friday from Des Moines Mercy Hospital, where he has been since being injured in a crash at Knoxville Raceway last week. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

Kevin Swindell, who crashed violently Thursday night at Knoxville Raceway, underwent surgery Friday morning to repair injuries he suffered when his No. 71 flipped into the turn four catchfence.

Plenty To Prove During World Challenge

Daryn Pittman (9) battles Tim Kaeding during the 2014 edition of the SPEED SPORT World Challenge at Knoxville Raceway. (Mark Funderburk Photo)

A lot will be on the line in tonight’s 22nd annual SPEED SPORT World Challenge at Knoxville Raceway.

Schatz Claims Knoxville Nationals Pole

Donny Schatz

Donny Schatz, winner of eight of the last nine runnings of the FVP Knoxville Nationals, will start on the pole for Saturday night’s 55th annual event at Knoxville Raceway

Lasoski Zips, But McCarl Zags To Victory

Terry McCarl celebrates winning Thursday night's preliminary feature during the 55th annual FVP Knoxville Nationals. (Ken Simon photo)

For the second time in less than a week, Terry McCarl stood in victory lane at Knoxville Raceway


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