Knoxville Raceway opening night preview

Knoxville Raceway Opening Night Excitement Set to Thrill KNOXVILLE, IA -- Opening night at the Knoxville Raceway - The excitement electrifies the air. The roar of the crowd, the thunder of the engines, the blur of cars as they fly past the ...

Knoxville Raceway Opening Night Excitement Set to Thrill

KNOXVILLE, IA -- Opening night at the Knoxville Raceway - The excitement electrifies the air. The roar of the crowd, the thunder of the engines, the blur of cars as they fly past the checkered flag. You won't have to imagine it anymore because Saturday night, April 22nd is opening night at the Knoxville Raceway.

It's Pizza Hut/McKay Insurance hosting the start of the regular season with hot laps at 6:45 pm and racing at 7:30. It is anticipated that over 80 cars will be on hand between the 360 and 410 classes. Each driver will be looking to gain valuable points toward the 2006 season championship and largest season purse in sprint car racing.

The Knoxville Raceway is universally known as "The Sprint Car Capital of the World." With a history that spans over 50 years of modern racing and a seating capacity of over 25,000, this is truly one of the premier race tracks in the country.

Tickets are just $12 for adults and kids 14 and under are just $3 for a fun filled night of entertainment. And coming up on April 28 and 29 are the WDRL Late Models and the World of Outlaws Sprint Cars. Call (641)842-5431 or go to www.knoxvilleraceway.com for reserved seat tickets for the World of Outlaws Bud Night.

The Knoxville Raceway is located 35 miles Southeast of Des Moines just off of Highway 5. With 36 nights of racing from April into October ranging from the top sprint car and late model racers in the world to the local favorites there is something for everyone. Each year the Knoxville Nationals hosts over 100,000 people from all over the world in mid-August for four great days of racing and awards a purse nearly $900,000. For additional information contact the Knoxville Raceway at (641)842-5431 or on line at www.knoxvilleraceway.com.

-www.knoxvilleraceway.com

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