Fan Forum/Event Schedule: Knoxville Nationals


The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum. (Dave Hill photo)

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum has another busy, action-packed week planned during the 61st edition of the NOS Energy Drink Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey’s, August 10-13.

Events at the museum include the popular fan fair forums, autograph sessions, members-only VIP reception, SPEED SPORT booth and the Saturday auction.

The museum currently has over 30 cars on display. Standout exhibits include the Track Tribute to Ascot Park Speedway and the Big 3 Exhibition of the 1970s, 80s and 90s.

Also on view are the exhibits Dirt and Evolution of Sprint Cars.

If fans plan on returning any day, they might want to purchase a membership. Memberships are good for FREE entry for one individual and one guest for one year. With membership, you also receive a 10% discount in the museum shop and receive the bi-monthly newsletter.

2022 Knoxville Nationals Schedule of Special Events at the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum

(Preliminary and subject to change)

Wednesday, August 10:

10:00 am “Women in Racing” with hosts Lori Cutter and Melinda Russell (IWMA) and Malissa Pennington (NSCHoF&M), Lori McCarl (Front Row Challenge, TMAC Motorsports), Jacee Ball (Jamie Ball Racing), Taylor McLean (Driven to Save Lives), Taylor Kuehl (Driver), Dana McCarthy (Kasey Kahne Racing) and Lyn St. James (Second Floor)

12 p.m. “Making the Call – A Roundtable with Sprint Car Announcers” with moderator Ralph Sheheen and Brad Doty, Tony Bokhoven and Wade Aunger (Theatre)

1:30 p.m. “World of Outlaws (WoO) Sprint Car Racing” with Host John Gibson (World of Outlaws) (Theater)

Thursday, August 11:

9:00 a.m. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum General Membership Meeting (All members welcome) (2nd floor)

10:00 a.m. Amatol Speedway aka “Atlantic City Boards” with host Jim Donnelly (Theater)

11:00 am “VIP Reception for Members Only” with host Dave Argabright and Brian Brown (2nd floor)

12 p.m. “The Trophy or the Money?” with host Ralph Sheheen and Danny Lasoski, Brad Sweet and Terry McCarl (Theatre)

1:30 p.m. “Sprint Car Racing: State of the Union” with Larry Boos (Gas City Speedway/Winchester) and Steve Sinclair (IRA), Rex LeJeune (Attica Raceway Park) and guests (2nd floor)

13:30-15:30 Greg Stephens Celebration of Life, Nick and Mindy Stephens (Theatre)

Friday, August 12:

08:00 Registration for United Trailers Golf Classic in memory of Kevin Gobrecht (Bos Landen Golf Club, Pella)

10:00 am “Meet the Knoxville Regulars” with Mike Roberts and Justin Henderson, Davey Heskin, Carson McCarl and guests (Theatre)

12:00 PM “Meet the All Stars” with Blake Anderson and All Star Circuit of Champion Drivers (Theater)

2pm “Meet Brent Marks” with Bruce Ellis (Williams Grove Speedway) and Central PA Drivers (Second Floor)

Saturday 13 August:

11:30 a.m. National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Auction (2nd floor)

2 p.m. SPEED SPORT “LIVE from the Knoxville Nationals presented by MyRacePass” with Wade Aunger, Kurt Hansen and guests (Bryan Clauson Suite Tower Observation Deck)

Every day

Autograph sessions in front of Trostle Garage – 11am, 1pm and 3pm (schedule at front counter)

SPEED SPORT stand on site

Rooftop Yoga Wed-Fri, 9am (Bryan Clauson Suite Tower Observation Deck)

Bryan Clauson Suite Tower Tours (Lobby Elevator 10:00am – 3:00pm when available)

Bobby Moore Painting (Lobby)

Open daily from 8am to Checkered Flag.

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