Knoxville Named “Outstanding Facility of the Year”

At Race Track Business Conference


Wilmette, IL (December 7, 2018)

The Race Track Business Conference has awarded the Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway the “Outstanding Facility of the Year” award. The plaque was presented by National Speedway Directory and Track Guide at the Performance Racing Industry Trade Show.

“The ‘Outstanding Facility of the Year’ award is quite an honor for all of us at Knoxville Raceway. To be the first dirt track to win the award is even more so,” said Kendra Jacobs, Marketing Director – Knoxville Raceway. “It truly takes a great team of people to make a race season and an event like the Knoxville Nationals come together. We always say that we have the best partners, the best fans, the best drivers and teams in the world and we firmly believe that. This award is something that we share with all of them.”

“Knoxville Raceway continues to lead the pack of short tracks. The exciting racing and legendary community hospitality attracts race fans from around the world each August for the Knoxville Nationals. We are pleased to recognize their efforts” said Tim Frost the organizer of the event.

The previous award winners were the Indianapolis Motor Speedway – 2013, NCM Motorsports Park – 2014, Daytona International Speedway – 2015, Charlotte Motor Speedway – 2016, and Gateway Motorsports Park – 2017.

About Knoxville Raceway

Knoxville Raceway ( is a semi-banked ½-mile dirt oval located at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa, United States. Proudly known as the “Sprint Car Capital of the World” races are held on Saturday nights from April through September each year. Each August, the Raceway holds the paramount sprint car event in the United States, the Knoxville Nationals.

About Race Track Business Conference

 The annual Race Track Business Conference ( hosted by the National Speedway Directory provides a platform for industry leaders to collaborate, analyze, and conceptualize around the business of motorsports. Shared insights from all forms of racing create dialogue and interaction in a unique intellectual environment.

About Performance Racing Industry

Performance Racing Industry, ( monthly business magazine, is recognized as ”The Voice of Racing Marketplace.” Targeted at the racing trade, PRI connects manufacturers of racing products and technology with the distribution channels of retailers, builders, distributers, and teams. The PRI Show is the world’s largest auto racing trade show.

For additional information, contact:

Kendra Jacobs – (704) 619-9638 –

Timothy W. Frost – (847) 778-9475 –