Six more enter Kele World Challenge Dash at Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (JUNE 21, 2001) - Six additional sprint car racing drivers have recently entered the August 10th fully- inverted Kele World Challenge Dash at Knoxville Raceway, bringing the total number of international competitors in the...

KNOXVILLE, IOWA (JUNE 21, 2001) - Six additional sprint car racing drivers have recently entered the August 10th fully- inverted Kele World Challenge Dash at Knoxville Raceway, bringing the total number of international competitors in the $34,000 event to eleven. Among the latest entrants are three-time Kele World Challenge champion Anthony "Skip" Jackson of New South Wales, Australia; 1996 champion Danny Smith of Danville, Indiana; first-time Canadian entrant Rick Wilson of Joyceville, Ontario; and American hot-shoes Donny Schatz of Minot, N.D., Brent Antill of Ankeny, Iowa, and Tommy Tarlton of Fresno, Calif.

It is expected that sixteen competitors from Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States will enter the $10,000- to-win finale of the Friday night show of the Amoco Ultimate Knoxville Nationals, August 8-11. Canadian Rick Wilson, who qualified at last year's Williams Grove National Open in Pennsylvania, will be the first-ever Canadian to participate in the international challenge and the first-ever driver from Ontario to participate in the 41 year history of the Nationals. Most of the competitors are expected to be present at the free Kele World Challenge Cook-Out on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville on Tuesday, August 10. The current list of entrants is as follows: {TB} 1A Christi Passmore Pryor, OK USA Wesmar/ 4 Danny Smith Danville, IN USA Shaver/Maxim 12 Brent Antill Ankeny, IA USA Ott/Maxim 15 Donny Schatz Minot, ND USA Shaver/J&J 20 Jason Meyers Fresno, CA USA Wesmar/Eagle 20L Danny Lasoski Higginsville, MO USA Kistler/Eagle 21 Tommy Tarlton Fresno, CA USA Wesmar/TCR 24 Terry McCarl Pleasant Hill, IA USA Wesmar/Eagle 27C Rick Wilson Joyceville, ONT CAN Jereco/J&J 55 "Skip" Jackson Sydney, NSW AUS Shaver/J&J Brooke Tatnell Sans Souci, NSW AUS

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Series Sprint
Drivers Danny Lasoski , Donny Schatz , Christi Passmore , Brooke Tatnell , Jason Meyers
Teams Williams