Today’s winter ice storm in Knoxville, which is forecast to last until 6 a.m. tomorrow, has forced the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum to postpone Thursday night’s planned “Salute to Bob Trostle” reception until the next available date in the “Sprint Car 101” Third Thursday Series, which is February 18. […]
Former full-time sprint car racer Kasey Kahne, now owner of Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR) with its United States Auto Club (USAC) and World of Outlaws (WoO) sprint car teams, has been named the recipient of the 2009 “Outstanding Contribution to the Sport Award” […]
Levi Jones of Olney, Illinois, today was named the 2009 “Driver of the Year” by the North American Non-Winged Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers for the second time. […]
For the first time in his career, Shane Stewart of Bixby, Oklahoma, was voted the 2009 “Driver of the Year” by the North American 360 Sprint Car Poll voting panel of media members, promoters, sanctioning officials and manufacturers. […]
Following some very well received receptions during the past 24 months at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum, curator Tom Schmeh has established a series of monthly get-togethers for 2010 entitled “Sprint Car 101”. The programs will be held on the third Thursday of each month, beginning on Thursday, January 21, with a “Salute to Bob Trostle”. […]
With a little over two weeks remaining before the National Sprint Car Museum in Knoxville hosts its inaugural Christmas Craft Fair on Friday-Saturday-Sunday, November 27-28-29, vendor booth space applications are being received on a daily basis. To date, many vendors from across central Iowa have signed up to showcase their handmade crafts to the public and demonstrate some of their crafting techniques. The show will be open from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday this Thanksgiving weekend. […]
The Perris Auto Speedway in Lake Perris, California, will host the non-profit National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum at this weekend’s Budweiser Oval Nationals. Besides hosting the museum foundation’s quarterly board of directors meeting, the dirt track will host a museum-benefit silent auction of unique sprint car racing memorabilia and a display featuring the late Billy Wilkerson’s Don Brown-built, Ernie Duncan-owned 1967 California Racing Association (CRA) championship-winning sprint car. The beautiful black number 2 sprint car and the auction items will be found under the grandstands on all three nights, November 5-6-7.