MAVTV To Showcase Weekly Knoxville Action

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The 2013 Knoxville Nationals field prepares to go racing last year at Knoxville Raceway. Donny Schatz is the defending race winner. (Brendan Collum Photo)
MAVTV will showcase Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway's weekly Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series in 2014. (Brendan Collum Photo)
MAVTV will showcase Knoxville (Iowa) Raceway’s weekly Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series in 2014. (Brendan Collum Photo)

KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Knoxville Raceway has announced a partnership with national television network MAVTV to showcase the stories and action of the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series weekly races.

Knoxville Raceway’s General Manager, Brian Stickel says the drama and excitement that happens each week in Knoxville will be portrayed in a way that will draw new fans to the sport of open wheel dirt track racing.

“MAVTV is the perfect outlet for the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series to reach all the fans who cannot see the event live,” Stickel said. “MAVTV is available in 65 million households, where people are hungry for real racing action and stories. Through this show we are determined to give it to them.”

“MAVTV has put our flag in the sand announcing that we are the destination for all things motorsports,” said MAVTV President Bob Patison. “Televising the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series to a national audience fits our vision for grassroots motorsports and we are very proud to have it on MAVTV.”

The first-time sprint car fan and the long-time fan will both enjoy going behind scenes to see what really goes on every Saturday night. Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon and Kasey Kahne all got their start in sprint car racing and even today promote the sport. You never know when you will see the legends visiting Knoxville or possibly racing. Today, the next racing great could be found at Knoxville Raceway earning their way to the top.