TULSA, Okla. (October 27, 2015) The 2016 schedule for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by the MAVTV Motorsports Network is taking shape with several crown jewel events in the works.
Chief among those is the annual stop at the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” with the Arnold Motor Supply 360 Knoxville Nationals which will remain under ASCS rules and sanction in 2016.
Scheduled for August 4-6, 2016 at the famed Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa the 26th edition of the Arnold Motor Supply ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals will see the Saturday night payout restructured.
A $10,000 to win event the past few year, the 2016 edition will see the winner on Saturday night pocketing $15,000. Along with the added money to the event’s champion, Knoxville Raceway officials have also confirmed an additional $10,000 to $15,000 to be spread throughout the field.
“We’re excited for what the 2016 season holds for the American Sprint Car Series. We’ve got some great events in the works, along with building on events that have become go to destinations for both drivers and fans,” commented ASCS National Tour Coordinator, Matt Ward. “Knoxville is an event that every Sprint Car driver looks forward to, and we can’t thank John McCoy, Gary Schumacher, all the staff, and the Marion County Fairboard for their continued support.”
Further updates on the 26th annual Arnold Motor Supply ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals will be released as they come available. For more updates on the Knoxville Raceway and all the events surrounding the Knoxville Nationals, log onto http://www.knoxvilleraceway.com.
The 2016 season for the ASCS will be the 25th year of sanctioning Sprint Car races throughout the United States. Built on the principle of growing the sport of Sprint Car racing for generations to come, the lineup for the 2016 season will be released at the Performance Racing Industries (PRI) Trade Show in Indianapolis, Ind. on December 10, 2015.
For continued updates on the American Sprint Car Series, log onto http://www.ascsracing.com.
What: 26th annual Arnold Motor Supply ASCS 360 Knoxville Nationals
When: August 4-6, 2016
Where: Knoxville Raceway – Knoxville, Iowa
Address: 1000 North Lincoln Street, P.O. Box 347, Knoxville, IA 50138
Phone: (641) 842-5431
ASCS 360 Nationals Winners:
Year -Driver, Number, Owner
1991 -David Hesmer, 1,Action Auto Racing
1992 -Garry Lee Maier 11x,Jimmie Rogers
1993 -Garry Lee Maier, 11x,Jimmie Rogers
1994 -Lee Nelson, 26,Bob Brody
1995 -Danny Lasoski, 45,Ray Lipsey
1996 -Terry McCarl, 51,Brad Gray
1997 -David Hesmer,11,Ergenbright Motorsports
1998 -Gary Wright,9,Gary Wright
1999 -Dennis Moore Jr.,71,Dennis Moore Jr.
2000 -Wayne Johnson,29J,Fred and Jo Threatt
2001 -Terry McCarl,24x,Terry McCarl
2002 -Jeff Swindell,6s,Don Goodson
2003 -Dennis Moore Jr.,75x,Doug Brown
2004 -Billy Alley,22,Stewart and Susette Alley
2005 – Billy Alley, 22, Stewart and Susette Alley
2006 – Jesse Giannetto, D1, Bulldogg Motorsports
2007 – Shane Stewart, 1HD, Mike Doyle
2008 – Wayne Johnson, 94, Mike and Tim Hammers/Robbie Forbes
2009 – Terry McCarl, 24, Tod Quiring
2010 – Shane Stewart, 57, Paul Silva
2011 – Shane Stewart, 57, Paul Silva
2012 – Shane Stewart, 57, Paul Silva
2013 – Shane Stewart, 57, Paul Silva
2014 – Brian Brown, 21, Brian Brown
2015 – Terry McCarl, 24, Terry McCarl
Lucas Oil Products is the title sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. More information can be found on Lucas Oil Products at www.lucasoil.com. MAVTV is the presenting sponsor of the American Sprint Car Series. Log onto www.mavtv.com for information regarding availability and listings in your area.
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Live Scoring (Where Applicable) – http://www.ascsracing.com/live and the Race Monitor App
ASCS National Drivers Online:
Kyle Bellm – http://www.kylebellm.com
Seth Bergman – http://www.sethbergmanracing.com
Tony Bruce, Jr. – http://www.tonybrucejr.com
Matt Covington – http://www.mattcovingtonracing.com
Blake Hahn – http://www.blakehahnracing.com
Sam Hafertepe, Jr. – http://www.sam15.com
Johnny Herrera – http://www.johnnyherreraracing.com
Wayne Johnson – https://www.facebook.com/WayneJohnsonRacing?fref=ts
Aaron Reutzel – http://www.aaronreutzelracing.com
Jeff Swindell – http://www.jeffswindell.com
Jordan Weaver – https://www.facebook.com/JordanWeaverRacing92
Associate sponsors for the Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series presented by MAVTV include: Hoosier Racing Tire and Brodix.
Team Lucas Sponsors for the American Sprint Car Series consist of Protect the Harvest, Kawasaki, Geico, E3 Spark Plugs, and General Tire.
Communications for the American Sprint Car Series is provided by Racing Electronics. All events are broadcast online at http://www.racinboys.com.
Product and Contingency Sponsorship provided by: K&N Filters, KSE Racing Products, Fuel Safe, DMI Rear Ends, BMRS, SpeedMart, Competition Suspension, Engler Machine and Tool, FSR Radiator and Racing Products, Schoenfeld Headers, Driverwebsites.com, Weld Wheels, Maxwell Industries, Print Place, Simpson, The Joie of Seating, Wesmar Racing Engines, Hinchman Indy Racewear, Rod End Supply, Smiley’s Racing Products, Speedway Motors, and Hilborn Injection