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Wednesday Schedule of Events for the 2016 Knoxville Nationals

* Subject to change

Wednesday August 10th, 2016 – Brandt Professional Agriculture Qualifying Night

8:00 AM: National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Opens

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM: Chamber Pancake Breakfast at the National Guard Armory

9:00 AM: 14th Annual Mini-Nationals at Slideways

10:30 AM: “From Where are Tomorrow’s Sprint Car Historians Coming?” with host Tom Schmeh (Curator, National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum) and Allan Brown (“History of America’s Speedways, Past & Present”) and Todd Buffenbarger (www.tjslideways.com) at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum Theater.

10:00 AM: Slideways Shuttle Service begins by the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

10:30 AM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Rager Phillips and Bob Weuve – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

11:00 AM: KRCO Inagural Bus Ride – Departing from Knoxville Raceway

11:30 AM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Brady Bacon – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

12:00 PM: Rotary Pie and Ice Cream Tent at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum opens

12:00 PM: “Meet the Knoxville Regulars” with host Bill Wright (Knoxville Raceway) wih special guests – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum theater

12:30 PM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with James McFadden and Brad Sweet – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

1:00 PM: Pella Motors Nationals Pedal Pull children’s tractor pull contest at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum parking lot. Ages 4-11

1:30 PM: “World of Outlaws Sprint Car Racing with Johnny Gibson – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum theater

1:30 PM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Danny Lasoski, Mark Dobmeier, and Tim Shaffer – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

2:00 PM: Pit gates open

2:30 PM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Kyle Larson and Brooke Tatnell – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

3:00 PM: “Women in Sprint Car Racing” with host Lex Mills and special guests Katlynn Leer, Lauren Stewart, Barb O’Brien, Haley Pratt, Kailtyn Boland, and Misha Geisert in the conference center.

3:00-6:00 PM: Knoxville Nationals Kid Zone Opens in Fan Zone Area (Ages 12 and under)

3:00 PM: Iowa Bear Bus Opens

3:30 PM: Sixty Minutes in the Trostle Garage with Jason Johnson and David Gravel – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum

3:00 – 5:00 PM: Sprint Car Films – National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum second floor theater

4:00 PM: Live Music at Dingus Lounge

4:00 PM:  Hoop Shoot Contest with TBA – Knoxville Nationals Kid Zone (Ages 12 and under)

5:00 – 6:00 PM: Live Trackside on KNIA 1320 AM and 95.3 PM, KNIA App, and KNIAKRLS.com

5:00 PM:  Casey’s General Stores Pizza Party with Brian Brown – Knoxville Nationals Kid’s Zone

5:30 PM: Grandstands open

6:00 – 7:00 PM: MRN Arctic Cat Winged Nation LIVE from the Fan Zone Stage

6:40 PM: Live online PPV from theCushion.com of the 56th annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores

6:45 PM: Live Audio from Dirtvision.com of the 56th annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores

7:00 PM: Live coverage of the 56th annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Stores on KNIA 1320 AM and 95.3 PM, KNIA App, and KNIAKRLS.com

Post Races: After Hours Party at Slideways

For a full schedule of events visit our 2016 Knoxville Nationals Event Schedule.