The mid-season championships for the Lucas Oil Knoxville Championship Cup Series are scheduled for June 27, and the battle is heating up as drivers fight for the #1 spot. Going into the mid-season race, Danny Lasoski leads the 410 driver points with 2,062 points, followed by Justin Henderson with 1,858, and Ian Madsen with 1,761 points.
The mid-season race will be the 11th in the KCCS series, and will also feature 305s. In addition, the race is part of the National Sprint League series, and is Farm Bureau Night.
Beyond the race, Knoxville Raceway is hosting two other events during the mid-season championships weekend: Nostalgia at Knoxville the evening of June 26, and the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Induction Banquet at 12pm on June 27.
June 26: On Friday, fans are invited to take a walk down memory lane with Nostalgia at Knoxville. This non-competitive exhibition features a variety of vehicles that have raced over the course of the track’s history. Tickets for this event are $5 each, and are available at the gate. Kids and teens 19 and under can attend for free.
June 27: On Saturday at noon before the race, fans can witness history at the Knoxville Raceway Hall of Fame Induction Banquet. This year’s inductees include former drivers Brent Antill and Dennis Moore Jr., along with Track Official John McCoy. Driver Mark Wilson will also be inducted posthumously. The Induction Banquet will be at Dyer Hudson Hall, and tickets are $15 each.
The June 27 race also marks the mid-season championship for Knoxville Raceway fantasy racing. Going into the mid-season race, Iana’s Team is in first with 6,595 points, Darren Quinn is in second with 6,556, and The Joker is in third with 6,388. The winner of the fantasy racing mid-season championship will receive a pair of tickets to a KCCS event, a poster, and Knoxville Raceway merchandise.