2017 National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum Special Events for The Knoxville Nationals (August 9 - 12)

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - Our “SALUTE TO CHAMPION SAMMY SWINDELL” will be featured in our museum during this year’s Nationals with 8 of the iconic race cars that Sammy drove during his illustrious career. In addition, the museum will be debuting additional TV monitors to showcase Sammy Swindell’s career, and two interactive touch-screen monitors for race fans to learn more about their favorite race cars that Sammy drove.

Wednesday, August 9th:
11:00 AM “Sammy Swindell Reunites for a Special Gathering with His Former Teammates (Second-Floor)
12:00 Noon “Meet Knoxville’s Saturday Night Drivers” with Bill Wright (Theater)
1:30 PM “World of Outlaws – Life on the Road” with Johnny Gibson (Theater)

Thursday, August 10th:
10:00 AM “Sprint Car Racing on the International Stage” with David Mills (Theater)
11:00 AM “Members Only VIP Reception featuring Donnie Schatz” with Dave Argabright (Second Floor)
12:00 Noon “Sprint Car Safety” with Greg Nicol from Speedway Motors (Theater)
1:30 PM “State of the Union in Sprint Car Racing” with Larry Boos from Eldora Speedway (Theater)
3:00 PM “Thunder Road” the book with author Tom Toutz (Theater)

Friday, August 11th:
7:00 AM United Trailers Golf Classic in memory of Kevin Gobrecht (Bos Landen, Pella)
11:00 AM “Sprint Car History” with Gary Guehler (Theater)
12:00 Noon “Meet the Women in Sprint Car Racing” with Lexi Mills (Theater)
1:30 PM “Meet the Pennsylvania Posse” with Bruce Ellis (Theater)

Saturday, August 12th:
12:00 Noon Knoxville Nationals Auction to benefit the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame & Museum (Second Floor)

Sprint Car celebrity and driver autograph sessions will be scheduled hourly each day from 10:00 AM until 4:00 PM in the Bob Trostle garage inside the museum. Check the daily schedule inside the museum each day for hourly appearances and schedules.