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5-Hour Knoxville Nationals Nears

July 17, 2017

When a race fan hears "Knoxville" one thing immediately comes to mind: the 5-Hour Energy Knoxville Nationals, the largest Sprint Car event held annually at Knoxville Raceway in early August, this year from August 9-12. [...]

Podcast Featuring Jason Johnson, Barry Marlow, and Eric Arnold

February 27, 2017

This edition of the TJSlideways.com features Jason Johnson to discuss the upcoming World of Outlaws Craftsman Sprint Car Series events at Gator Motorplex and Lone Star Speedway among other topics. Barry Marlow from the Great Lakes Super Sprints talks about his series new partnership with the National Championship Racing Association and Knoxville Raceway historian and social media manager Eric Arnold takes a moment to reflect on legendary Knoxville Raceway promoter Ralph Capitani who passed away the same day we finished recording this podcast. [...]

Speed Sport World Challenge Expands for 2017

December 22, 2016

The SPEED SPORT Challenge has been a long-standing tradition at the annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store, uniting the world's greatest sprint car drivers during the sport's biggest week of the year. [...]

Knoxville, Badlands, Jackson Working Together on 2017 Scheduling

October 10, 2016

Knoxville Raceway, Badlands Motor Speedway, and Jackson Motorplex are working together in regards to scheduling for the 2017 sprint car racing season. In an effort to enhance and continue building sprint car racing in the region, the three tracks have agreed to not compete against each other during high profile racing events in 2017. [...]

Jason Johnson Wins the 2016 Knoxville Nationals

August 14, 2016

Jason Johnson won the 2016 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores. Johnson exchanged the lead with 9-time Knoxville Nationals champion Donny Schatz back and forth before taking the lead for with six laps to go and holding of Schatz's last lap surge for the victory. [...]

Larson Wins the B-Main at Knoxville

August 13, 2016

Kyle Larson used the time off from his day job with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series to win the B-Main during the 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s General Store. Larson took the lead with two laps to go for the victory. [...]

Heskin Wins C-Main at the Nationals

August 13, 2016

Davey Heskin used the bottom of the race track to perfection in route to winning the C-Main during the 2016 5-Hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. [...]
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