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Schedule of Events for 57th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals

presented by Casey's General Stores

08-03-2017

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The 2017 schedule of events for the 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores is action-packed and star studded! From concerts, to charity events, to a bar crawl and driver Q&As, there's not a moment for fans to get bored at Knoxville Raceway!

Wednesday - Saturday:

8am - Knoxville Raceway Ticket Office Opens

8am - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Opens with special fan forums each day.

9am - 15th Annual Mini Nationals at Slideways Karting Center

10am - Trade Show in Grand Show Barn at Knoxville Raceway Opens

10am - Driver Apparel + Merchandise Village Opens

2pm - Pit Gates Open

5:30pm - Grandstand Gates Open 

Monday:

7pm - Outlaw Dirt Kart Nationals at English Creek Speedway

Tuesday:

7pm - Knoxville Nationals Queen's Contest in Dyer Hudson Hall

7pm - Outlaw Dirt Kart Nationals at English Creek Speedway


Wednesday, BRANDT Professional Agriculture Qualifying Night:

1pm - Weld Racing Go-Kart Spectacular at Slideways featuring Tony Stewart, Kyle Larson and Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

3pm - Great Southern Bank Kid Zone Opens featuring a Casey's Pizza Party with Brian Brown

5:30pm - Defending Champion Jason Johnson Media Event

6pm - Arctic Cat Winged Nation presented by Sage Fruit on Fan Zone Stage

Thursday Toyota Qualifying Night:

10:30am - KRCO "Bus Ride" Bar Crawl Departs Track

11am - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Members Only VIP Reception with Donny Schatz

1pm - Steve King Foundation Cornhole Tournament at Fan Zone Stage

3pm - Great Southern Bank Kid Zone Opens featuring a Kone Korner Ice Cream Party with Shane Stewart

3pm - "Thunder Road" the book presentation and Q&A with author Tom Toutz at National Sprint Car Hall of Fame

6pm - Arctic Cat Winged Nation presented by Sage Fruit on Fan Zone Stage

Post - Races: Punching Pandas band on Fan Zone Stage

Post - Races: Annual Chicken Feed in Fan Zone

Friday FVP Preliminary Night and Speed Sport Challenge:

8am - United Trailers National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Golf Classic- Knoxville Country Club

12noon - Tony Stewart Foundation "Tony's Flip it For Good" Event at Fan Zone Stage

2:30pm - A-Main Driver Autograph Session in West End of Dyer Hudson Hall (200 tickets distributed at 2pm)

3pm - Great Southern Bank Kid Zone Opens featuring free face painting

3pm - Tony Stewart and Donny Schatz Question & Answer Session at Great Southern Bank Kid Zone

3:30pm - Australia Driver Q&A with David Mills and Wade Aunger on Fan Zone Stage

4pm - Punching Pandas band live on Fan Zone Stage

6pm - Arctic Cat Winged Nation presented by Sage Fruit on Fan Zone Stage

Post - Races: CTRL+C LIVE from the Fan Zone Stage

Saturday, 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores Finale:

10am - 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores Parade - Downtown Knoxville

Noon - National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Charity Auction

1pm - Great Southern Bank Kid Zone Opens featuring Balloon Twisting Artist

1:30pm - Driven2SaveLives Question & Answer Session on the Fan Zone Stage

2pm - Driven2SaveLives Show Us Your Heart Driver Autograph Session at Fan Zone Stage

3pm - 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores Driver's Meeting - West End of Dyer-Hudson Hall - Open to the Public

3:30pm - Arctic Cat Winged Nation presented by Sage Fruit on Fan Zone Stage

5pm - 6:30pm - Nashville Country Artist Pat Cooper live on Fan Zone Stage

Sunday:

1:45am - Fan Finale Party presented by Tony Stewart Racing in Turns 3 & 4 Barn featuring Nashville Country Artist Pat Cooper live on stage

ABOUT KNOXVILLE RACEWAY: Located on the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa, Knoxville Raceway is a 1/2-mile dirt track that hosts winged 305, 360 and 410 sprint car racing every Saturday night from April to September. The "Sprint Car Capital of the World" also hosts the 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores, sprint car racing's most prestigious event, as well as the Lucas Oil Late Model Nationals presented by Casey's General Stores and the 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank. Knoxville Raceway is the third-largest outdoor stadium in Iowa with 24,612 seats and 32 luxury suites.

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