When the checkered flags waved over a victorious Brad Sweet at Knoxville Raceway Saturday night the time was close to 1 a.m. Central Time, due to Mother Nature’s evening splash of rain. Exhaustion had no presence on Sweet’s face, though. Sweat and a big grin, yes. Maybe even a hint of relief. But no fatigue.
NOS Energy Drink Feature (25 Laps) – 1. 49-Brad Sweet [$10,000]; 2. 1S-Logan Schuchart [$5,000]; 3. 83-Daryn Pittman [$3,000]; 4. 17-Sheldon Haudenschild [$2,700]; 5. 41-David Gravel [$2,500]; 6. 69K-Lance Dewease [$2,200]; 7. 21-Brian Brown [$2,000]; 8. 5-Shane Stewart [$1,800]; 9. 2-Carson Macedo [$1,600]; 10. 83R-Lynton Jeffrey [$1,450]; 11. 18-Ian Madsen [$600]; 12. 4-Terry McCarl [$1,200];
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Elevated in an atmosphere of drifting confetti, an exultant Logan Schuchart stood atop his winged chariot throwing his arms in the air. From below his Drydene cladded crew members cheered with the same energy and enthusiasm. The Shark Racing team had won their fourth World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series race of
Aussies Ian and Kerry Madsen are heading home. Not to Australia. Their other home – Knoxville, Iowa. When the Madsen brothers moved to America, they landed in the Marion County city of 7,000 people. Their reason? “It’s kind of the center of the Sprint Car Universe,” said Kerry Madsen, the elder of the two brothers.