Under his direction, the MMARA became one of the most popular racing circuits in Iowa history. At the height of its glory, midgets were racing.
Iowa museum exhibit explores local racing history attention to other forms of racing, including motorcycles, dragsters, stock cars and midgets.
Vic Ellis would put the Hobel-Ritchie domination to a finish on September 25th, in what would be the last night race of the season at Ce-Mar.
Preserving the history of Midwest Auto Racing So much racing history has been made through the years right here in the Midwest. Ritchie stayed in the competition, however, taking third behind Lloyd Thurston of Waterloo , who was now piloting the Dick Elliot 1 after the Mensing car, in which he won the Davenport main with, developed motor problems in Columbus Junction earlier in the week.
Race lap record, (Brooke Tatnell, Rush Racing, ). Knoxville Raceway is a semi-banked 1/2 mile dirt oval raceway (zook clay) located at the Marion County Fairgrounds in Knoxville, Iowa, United States. Races at the "Sprint Car Capital of the World" are held on Saturday nights - Weekly racing sanctioned under the Oskaloosa's Southern Iowa.