56th Annual Knoxville Nationals Recap

On this page you’ll find a quick reference sheet for the 410 Sprint Car action at the 56th Annual Knoxville Nationals.  Included are, quick results, links to the stories and photos from each night of the event.

Wednesday Night Recap:

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A main (started), 25 Laps: 1. Shane Stewart (4); 2. Donny Schatz (6); 3. Chad Kemenah (5); 4. Daryn Pittman (8); 5. Jamie Veal (7); 6. Greg Hodnett (20); 7. Jeff Swindell (2); 8. Wayne Johnson (1); 9. Rico Abreu (14); 10. Dusty Zomer (3); 11. Craig Dollansky (24); 12. Danny Dietrich (10); 13. Sammy Swindell (21); 14. Ian Madsen (22); 15. Matt Juhl (11); 16. Logan Schuchart (13); 17. Austin McCarl (12); 18. Daniel Harding (16); 19. Dakota Hendrickson (9); 20.Davey Heskin (15); 21. Colby Copeland (18); 22. Paige Polyak (17); 23. Johnny Herrera (19); 24. Lynton Jeffrey (23). Lap Leaders: J. Swindell 1-9, Stewart 10-25. Hard-charger: Hodnett.

Points following Wednesday’s Action (Top 15):
1 9 Daryn Pittman 485
2 71 Jamie Veal 477
3 15 Donny Schatz 476
4 10H Chad Kemenah 476
5 2S Shane Stewart 472
6 1 Sammy Swindell 459
7 82 Dusty Zomer 456
8 2KS Craig Dollansky 454
9 47 Jeff Swindell 452
10 18 Ian Madsen 449
11 2C Wayne Johnson 443
12 12 Lynton Jeffrey 429
13 29 Danny Dietrich 427
14 09 Matt Juhl 422
15 24 Rico Abreu 420

Wednesday Night News:

Shane Stewart Holds Off Schatz On Night #1 Of the Knoxville Nationals – Race Report

Much Needed Winning Streak For Stewart – Mike Mallett Story

Schatz In The Hunt; Kemanah Strong On Qualifying Night – Mike Mallett Story

Hodnett Makes The Most Of Bad Situation – Mike Mallett Story

Wednesday Night Photos: 

Thursday Night Recap:

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A main (started), 25 Laps: 1. Tim Kaeding (4); 2. Jason Johnson (7); 3. Terry McCarl (6); 4. Kerry Madsen (8); 5. Dale Blaney (1); 6. Brent Marks (11); 7. James McFadden (5); 8. Brad Sweet (21); 9. Mark Dobmeier (9); 10. Cap Henry (16); 11. David Gravel (22); 12. Jac Haudenschild (12); 13. Bill Balog (10); 14. Kyle Larson (23); 15. Dustin Selvage (13); 16. Brooke Tatnell (3); 17. Gary Taylor (24); 18. Clint Garner (17); 19. Chris Martin (18); 20. Jason Solwold (20); 21. Ryan Bunton (15); 22. Justin Henderson (2); 23. Rager Phillips (14); 24. RJ Johnson (19). Lap Leaders: Dale Blaney 1-7, Kaeding 8-25. Hard-charger: Sweet.

Drivers Locked into Saturday’s A main (Top 16 in Points)

1 9 Daryn Pittman 485
2 41 Jason Johnson 481
3 1AUS Kerry Madsen 479
4 71 Jamie Veal 477
5 15 Donny Schatz 476
6 10H Chad Kemenah 476
7 49 Brad Sweet 474
8 2S Shane Stewart 472
9 3K Tim Kaeding 470
10 7X Terry McCarl 467
11 5 David Gravel 464
12 1 Sammy Swindell 459
13 3H James McFadden 457
14 82 Dusty Zomer 456
15 2KS Craig Dollansky 454
16 47 Jeff Swindell 452

Drivers Locked into the first five rows of Saturday’s B main:

17 18 Ian Madsen 449
18 1H Dale Blaney 447
19 57 Kyle Larson 444
20 2C Wayne Johnson 443
21 55 Brooke Tatnell 442
22 1ST Gary Taylor 440
23 19M Brent Marks 436
24 13JT Mark Dobmeier 432
25 12 Lynton Jeffrey 429
26 29 Danny Dietrich 427

Thursday Night News: 

Tim Kaeding Storms To Victory Lane On Night #2 Of The Knoxville Nationals – Race Recap

Good Times Roll For Kaeding And Johnson At The Nationals – Mike Mallett Story

Long Night For T-Mac Leads To A Spot On The Podium – Mike Mallett Story

Thursday Night Photos: 

Friday Night Recap:

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A Main (started), 25 Laps – 1. Rico Abreu (3); 2. Greg Hodnett (2); 3. Danny Lasoski (6); 4. Lucas Wolfe (1); 5. Tim Shaffer (16); 6. Logan Schuchart (8); 7. Joey Saldana (7); 8. Stevie Smith (5); 9. Sheldon Haudenschild (13); 10. Brady Bacon (11); 11. Tasker Phillips (17); 12. Dustin Selvage (19); 13. Bill Balog (15); 14. Cap Henry (22); 15. Davey Heskin (24); 16. Matt Moro (18); 17. Kraig Kinser (21); 18. Matt Juhl (12); 19. Dave Blaney (9); 20. Dakota Hendrickson (10); 21. Jacob Allen (20); 22. Willie Croft (14); 23. Brian Brown (4); 24. Trey Starks (23).  Lap Leaders: Abreu 1-25.  Hard-charger: Shaffer.

SPEED SPORT World Challenge – 1. Kraig Kinser (1); 2. Ian Madsen (9); 3. James McFadden (10); 4. Danny Dietrich (6); 5. Jamie Veal (13); 6. Jason Sides (4); 7. Brooke Tatnell (8); 8. Terry McCarl (11); 9. Kerry Madsen (14); 10. Paul McMahan (3); 11. Daniel Harding (5); 12. Brad Sweet (12); 13. Lynton Jeffrey (7); 14. Scott Bogucki (2); 15. Randy Hannagan (16); 16. Danny Smith (17); 17. Glen Saville (15)

Friday Night News: 

Rico Abreu Parks It Hard On Hard Knox Friday – Race Recap

Lucas Wolfe Rides The Emotions To Put the Zemco No.1 Into the A-Main – Neal Wilt Story

PA Power:  Hodnett In; Shaffer Finally Finds Speed – Mike Mallett Story

Friday Night Photos: 

Saturday Night Recap:

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A main (started), 50 Laps: 1. Jason Johnson (2); 2. Donny Schatz (5); 3. Shane Stewart (8); 4. Daryn Pittman (1); 5. Kyle Larson (21); 6. Jamie Veal (4); 7. Chad Kemenah (6); 8. Greg Hodnett (18); 9. Ian Madsen (23); 10. David Gravel (11); 11. Brad Sweet (7); 12. Rico Abreu (17); 13. Danny Lasoski (19); 14. Tim Kaeding (9); 15. Kraig Kinser (25); 16. Logan Schuchart (24); 17. Terry McCarl (10); 18. Sammy Swindell (12); 19. Lucas Wolfe (20); 20. Dusty Zomer (14); 21. Jeff Swindell (16); 22. Kerry Madsen (3); 23. Dale Blaney (22); 24. Craig Dollansky (15); 25. James McFadden (13). Lap Leaders: Pittman 1-10, J. Johnson 11, Pittman 12, Schatz 13-26, J. Johnson 27-43, Schatz 44-45, J. Johnson 46-50. Hard-charger: Larson.

Saturday Night News: 

Jason Johnson Brings Knoxville To Its Feet With Nationals Win – Race Recap

All About The Benjamins – Neal Wilt Story

Johnson Upsets Schatz By Winning First Knoxville Nationals – Mike Mallett Story

56 Notes From The 56th Knoxville Nationals Finale – Mike Mallett Story

Saturday Night Photos: