Petty, Hamilton to attend Knoxville Nationals

Petty, Hamilton to Attend Amoco Knoxville Nationals KNOXVILLE, IA (July 23) - NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty announced Wednesday that he and STP-sponsored Winston Cup Series driver Bobby Hamilton to opening night of the Pennzoil World ...

Petty, Hamilton to Attend Amoco Knoxville Nationals KNOXVILLE, IA (July 23) - NASCAR racing legend Richard Petty announced Wednesday that he and STP-sponsored Winston Cup Series driver Bobby Hamilton to opening night of the Pennzoil World of Outlaws Series' Amoco Knoxville Nationals August 13th. Petty and Hamilton hope to see First Brands team driver Andy Hillenburg put his #2 STP J&J in victory lane at Knoxville Raceway. It will be the first trip to Knoxville for Hamilton, winner of the 1996 Winston Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway. He will join Petty in the annual Wednesday afternoon autograph session at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum. The free-to-the-public autograph session is scheduled to begin at 1:30 p.m. and will last until 2:45 p.m. Hamilton and Petty will meet the press and tour the newly-constructed facilities at Knoxville Raceway later in the day. The 37th Annual Amoco Knoxville Nationals is scheduled for August 13-16. Live television coverage is scheduled for three of the four racing programs for the first time in the history of sprint car racing's crown jewel. Fox Sports Net will televise Thursday's racing, while TNN: The Nashville Network will catch all the action Friday and in Saturday's championship program. For more information about the Petty/Hamilton autograph session, call the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum at (515) 842-6176. For more information about the Amoco Knoxville Nationals, including ticket sales, call Knoxville Raceway at (515) 842-5431. WoO

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Series World of Outlaws
Drivers Bobby Hamilton , Richard Petty