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Thursday, September 11, 2014 -

Fans that attended the National Sprint Car Museum’s special forums the last two years during the Lucas Oil Late Model Knoxville Nationals featuring Scott Bloomquist and Billy Moyer, respectively, won’t want to miss this year’s “An Afternoon with Jimmy Owens,” again emceed by award-winning veteran journalist Dave Argabright.  The forum will take place at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, September 26, on the second floor of the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - At 3 p.m. on Saturday, September 27, in its second floor conference center, the National Sprint Car Museum in Knoxville will host a 90-minute Late Model 101 forum entitled “An Afternoon with Eight Iowa Legends.”  It will be hosted by the National Dirt Late Model Hall of Fame’s Bob Markos, his son Bobby Markos, Jr., and fellow race historian Lee Ackerman.  The session will feature Iowa late model legends Verlin Eaker, Curt Hansen, Tom Hearst, Fred Horn, Joe Merryfield, ...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 -

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum’s “Salute to Champion Steve Kinser” posters, of which the non-profit museum store sold out during the recent FVP Knoxville Nationals, are currently being re-printed and they will be available again in early September.  The re-printed posters will remain just three dollars each and they can be reserved starting today by calling 1-800-874-4488.

Museum executive director Bob Baker said today, “The colorful ‘Salute to Champion Steve Kinser’ poster was one ...


Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - Thursday night’s “Sprint Car 101: An Evening with Jon Agan” forum at the National Sprint Car Museum will be streamed live at www.ustream.tv/channel/sprintcarhof.  The Eric Arnold-emceed program, which is free and open to the public, will begin promptly at 7 p.m. Central. 

Museum special events coordinator David Herrmann said today, “We are definitely increasing our reach by streaming these Sprint Car 101 programs live on the internet.  The fact that former All ...