2013 Knoxville Nationals Schedule of Events

2013 Knoxville Nationals Tease
Updated on August 5th, 2013 at 12:00 p.m.   If you know of an event that is missing or listed incorrectly on our schedule please contact us so we can add or modify the entry.
Friday August 2, 2013 at 11:15 a.m.

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m:   National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum hours of operation.7:00 p.m:  Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa, IA – 18th Annual Musco Lighting Front Row Challenge – American Sprint Car Series Lucas Oil National Tour – http://www.oskychallenges.com/

Tuesday August 6th, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m:  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum hours of operation.

12:00 p.m:   Kraig Kinser paint scheme unveiling behind the main grandstands. - Join Bad Boy Buggies & The Kinser’s at Knoxville Raceway as they unveil the No. 11k entry that Kraig Kinser will compete with in the 2013 Knoxville Nationals & World Finals events. The event will be held under the main grandstand area behind the front stretch and is open to the public. Watch as history is made as the only Father-Son duo to win the Knoxville Nationals will carry the same sponsor for the first time in their careers.

12:30 p.m:  All-Ages Charity Pinewood Derby to benefit the National Sprint Car Museum and Big Al Kids & Motorsports Foundation – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum second floor12:00 – 2:00 p.m:  Speed Sport Knoxville World Challenge Picnic - Knoxville Raceway – Marion County Fair Barn

3:00 p.m:  Donny Schatz 20th Knoxville Nationals Celebration at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum.  -  Join Tony Stewart Racing & STP as they celebrate Donny Schatz’s 20th Knoxville Nationals event at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum in Knoxville, Iowa.  The No. 15 STP Gas Booster/Armor All/Chevrolet Performance/J&J entry that Schatz will pilot in the 2013 Knoxville Nationals & World Finals will be on display for the first time during the public event. Join STP & TSR as they celebrate the six-time Knoxville Nationals champion’s 20th event anniversary!!

7:30 p.m:  FVP Knoxville Nationals Queen Contest - Knoxville Raceway – Dyer-Hudson Building

8:00 p.m:  Live Band - Sweet Baby Ray – Sprint Legends Lounge

7:00 p.m:  Southern Iowa Speedway – Oskaloosa, IA – 12th Annual Casey’s General Stores Ultimate Challenge™ presented by Searsboro Telephone Company  – Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series

Wednesday August 7th, 2013

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum  display and store hours

10:30 a.m. – “Little 500:  Past, Present, and Future”  with host T.J. Buffenbarger (tjslideways.com) & Special Guests Dave Argabright, Max Dolder, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

12:00 p.m:  “True Outlaw Tour”  Hosted by Dean Mills with Rico Abreu, Kyle Larson, Brady Bacon & other special guests in the Second Floor Theater. Open to the public and free with paid Museum admission or Museum membership.  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

11:30 a.m:  “Sixty Minutes in the (Bob) Trostle Garage” in the National Sprint Car Museum… Jesse Hockett “Mr. Sprint Car” titlist for winning the 2006 Cox Design Iowa Speed Week… Jason Johnson of Eunice, Louisiana. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m:  NSCHoF “Red, Wheat & Bleu” Wine-, Beer- & Cheese-Tasting Special Reception with Rosey Acres Winery – National Sprint Car Museum Second Floor

12:00 p.m:  “TBA Fan Forum & Special Guests”
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

1:00 – 7:00 p.m: FVP Knoxville Nationals Lifestyle Experience / FVP Knoxville Nationals Exposition - Marion County Fairgrounds Show Pavilion

1:30 p.m:   “World of Outlaws Sprint Car Racing” with host Johnny Gibson (World Racing Group) - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

1:30 p.m:  “Sixty Minutes in the (Bob) Trostle Garage” in the National Sprint Car Museum… former OFIXCO racer Jerry Stone of Oklahoma. - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

2:00 p.m:   Kick-It Cup Charity Karting Event featuring Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart - Slideways Karting Center

3:00 p.m: “Sprint Car Racing:  State of the Union” with host Larry Boos (Eldora Speedway) & Special Guests - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Conference Center

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sprint Car Films:  “Open Road: Inside the National Sprint Tour” (Dennis Doornbos), “Knoxville: Dirt, Sweat & Tears” (Brandon Bingham), “Raw Footage from the 1983 Knoxville Nationals” (Kevin Kjergaard) –  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:30 p.m:  “Sixty Minutes in the (Bob) Trostle Garage” in the National Sprint Car Museum… California-turned-Indiana sprint car veteran Randy Hannagan and  NSCHoF inductee Ralph “Cappy” Capitani. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

6:00 – 7:00 p.m:  Winged Nation Live behind the main grandstands

6:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live Trackside from Knoxville Raceway

7:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live live broadcast from Knoxville Raceway

7:15 p.m:  FVP Knoxville Nationals Racingjunk.com qualifications

8:00 p.m: Pre-Race Ceremonies and racing

Thursday August 8th, 2013

8:00 a.m:  Slideways Karting Center Mini-Nationals

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m:  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum hours of operation

10:30 a.m:  “International Sprint Car Racing” with host David Mills (Premier Speedway)
National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

11:30 – 1:00 p.m:  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum “Members Only” VIP Reception with Kyle Larson and Emcee Dave Argabright - Second Floor of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

12:00 p.m:  Media / Promoters Luncheon - Dyer Hudson Hall

12:00 p.m:  “75 Minutes with Erin Crocker Everham” with host Jim Donnelly (Hemmings Motor News)  - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

12:30 p.m:  “Sixty Minutes in the (Bob) Trostle Garage” in the National Sprint Car Museum… veteran sprint car racer (and 2009 Knoxville Raceway ’410′ point champion) Johnny Herrera of Albuquerque, New Mexico. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

1:30 p.m:  “Meet the Knoxville Regulars” with host Bill Wright (Knoxville Raceway) & Special Guests - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:00 p.m. – “Women in Sprint Car racing” with host Stacy Ervin (Knoxville Raceway ) & Special Guests - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sprint Car Films:  “Open Road: Inside the National Sprint Tour” (Dennis Doornbos), “Knoxville: Dirt, Sweat & Tears” (Brandon Bingham), “Raw Footage from the 1983 Knoxville Nationals” (Kevin Kjergaard) - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:30 p.m. – “Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Bob Trostle” autograph session - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum featuring Rico Abreu, NSCHoF inductee Shane Carson, Kyle Larson

6:00 – 7:00 p.m:  Winged Nation Live behind the main grandstands

6:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live Trackside from Knoxville Raceway

7:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live live broadcast from Knoxville Raceway

7:15 p.m.  FVP Knoxville Nationals Racingjunk.com qualifications

8:00 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies and racing.

Friday August 9th, 2013

8:00 a.m:  Slideways Karting Center Mini-Nationals

8:30 a.m:  United Trailers NSCHoF Golf Classic “In Memory of Kevin Gobrecht” - Bos Landen Golf Club – Pella, IA

10:00 a.m:  7:00 p.m. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum hours of operation

10:30 a.m: “Quicktime:  Social Media & Sprint Car Racing” with host Kyle Lutters (R&R Enterprises) an special guests Chris Dolack (World Racing Group), T.J. Buffenbarger (TJSlideways.com), P.J. Peterson (Peterson Media), and Turn Two Media - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

11:00 a.m:  Kick-it Cup Charity Kick Ball Tournament - Ball Fields at Knoxville Raceway / Marion County Fairgrounds

11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m: NSCHoF Performance Racing Industra (PRI) “Salute to Builders/Manufactures” Special Reception (By Invitation Only) – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Second Floor

12:00 p.m:  “Sprint Car Shock Technology” with host C. Greg Nicol (Speedway Motors) & special guests Bob McDowell (Afco), Brian Burris (Pro Shocks), Brian Goscinski (Super Shox), Will Kahne (Factory Kahne), and Dave Reedy (Penske) - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

1:30 p.m:  “Sprint Car Racing: An Historical Perspective” with host Gary Guehler (Texas Motor Speedway) & special guests Eric Arnold & Bob Wilson (“Fifty Years of the Knoxville Nationals”) and 2013 NSCHoF inductee Jean Lynch in Theater. - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

2:30 p.m: “Sixty Minutes in the (Bob) Trostle Garage” in the National Sprint Car Museum with 1981-82 World of Outlaws (WoO) sprint car racer Bobby Marshall from Texas. – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

3:00 p.m: – “Meet the Posse” with host Bruce Ellis (Williams Grove Speedway) & special guests - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sprint Car Films:  “Open Road: Inside the National Sprint Tour” (Dennis Doornbos), “Knoxville: Dirt, Sweat & Tears” (Brandon Bingham), “Raw Footage from the 1983 Knoxville Nationals” (Kevin Kjergaard) - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:30 p.m:  “Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Bob Trostle” autograph session with Parramatta City Raceway and Knoxville Raceway track champion A.J. “Skip” Jackson and 2013 Knoxville title contender Bronson Maeschen. - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

6:00 – 7:00 p.m:  Winged Nation Live behind the main grandstands

6:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live Trackside from Knoxville Raceway

7:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live live broadcast from Knoxville Raceway

7:15 p.m.  FVP Knoxville Nationals Racingjunk.com qualifications

8:00 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies and racing.

Saturday August 10th, 2013

8:00 a.m:  Slideways Karting Center Mini-Nationals

10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m:  National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum hours of operation

10:30 am. – “North Texas Dirt Track History” with host Teresa Adrian - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

12:00 p.m. - “Sprint Car Racing History is Being Made Tonight… Let’s Preserve it Together” with host Doug Lockin in Theater - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

12:30 p.m. – Knoxville Nationals NSCHoF Live Auction - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Second Floor

1:30 p.m:   “Remembering Ted Johnson” with host Shane Carson & special guests Ralph Capitani and Grant Rankin – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Sprint Car Films:  “Open Road: Inside the National Sprint Tour” (Dennis Doornbos), “Knoxville: Dirt, Sweat & Tears” (Brandon Bingham), “Raw Footage from the 1983 Knoxville Nationals” (Kevin Kjergaard) - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater

6:00 – 7:00 p.m:  Winged Nation Live behind the main grandstands

6:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live Trackside from Knoxville Raceway

7:00 p.m:  KNIA / KRLS Live live broadcast from Knoxville Raceway

7:15 p.m.  FVP Knoxville Nationals Racingjunk.com qualifications

8:00 p.m. Pre-Race Ceremonies and racing.