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1 MONTH ALERT: ASCS National Tour Opens August With 360 Knoxville Nationals Crown Jewel Event

Knoxville Raceway
Trent Gower Photo

The biggest 360 Sprint Car race of the year will again behind held at Knoxville Raceway with the American Sprint Car Series National Tour.

“The Sprint Car Capital of the World” will host the Xtream powered by Mediacom 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank for its 34th running, Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 1-3.

Many of the best Sprint Car drivers in the country will converge on historic Iowa track for the three-day spectacular, which will pay $20,000 to Saturday’s winner.

Thursday and Friday’s events will award points for where drivers place in Qualifying, Heat Races, Last Chance Heats, C-Mains, B-Mains and the Features. Drivers will line up for Saturday’s championship straight up by points earned on their qualifying night. For the full format and points breakdown, click here.

Saturday’s program will contest of mains E through B and then the championship Feature. Mains E through C will transfer the top two out of each, while the B-Main will transfer the top four into the Feature.

Six-time Knoxville Raceway track champion Brian Brown (one for 360s and five for 410s) claimed his second 360 Knoxville Nationals title last year. He became the first repeat winner in nine years for the event and only the eighth multi-time winner since the event debuted in 1991.

Each of the ASCS National Tour full-time competitors will be looking for their first 360 Knoxville Nationals triumph. However, Hank Davis, who will be making his debut at the event, will have two-time 360 Knoxville Nationals champion Wayne Johnson by his side. After suffering an injury earlier this year, Johnson stepped out of TwoC Racing machine and Davis was tapped to take the wheel as the team is still in the hunt for the owner’s title.

Five-time Series champion Sam Hafertepe Jr. and 2023 Series champion Jason Martin were in the field last year and scored finishes of eighth and 22nd, respectively.

Date – Thursday-Saturday, Aug. 1-3
Location – Knoxville, IA

Tickets – Available HERE.
How to Watch – Can’t make it? Watch every lap live on DIRTVision.

Previous 360 Knoxville Nationals winners –
2023 – Brian Brown
2022 – Aaron Reutzel
2021 – Giovanni Scelzi
2020 – Kerry Madsen
2019 – James McFadden
2018 – Terry McCarl
2017 – Clint Garner
2016 – Sammy Swindell
2015 – Terry McCarl
2014 – Brian Brown
2013 – Shane Stewart
2012 – Shane Stewart
2011 – Shane Stewart
2010 – Shane Stewart
2009 – Terry McCarl
2008 – Wayne Johnson
2007 – Shane Stewart
2006 – Jesse Giannetto
2005 – Billy Alley
2004 – Billy Alley
2003 – Dennis Moore
2002 – Jeff Swindell
2001 – Terry McCarl
2000 – Wayne Johnson
1999 – Dennis Moore Jr.
1998 – Gary Wright
1997 – David Hesmer
1996 – Terry McCarl
1995 – Danny Lasoski
1994 – Lee Nelson
1993 – Garry Lee Maier
1992 – Garry Lee Maier
1991 – David Hesmer