KNOXVILLE, Iowa — Defending Knoxville 360 Nationals winner Gio Scelzi leads the pack for Thursday’s opening night of the 32nd annual winged 360 sprint car event at Knoxville Raceway.
Scelzi, who put in a dominating performance en route to victory last season, will once again drive the familiar No. 18 KCP Racing orange and white sprint car in his quest for another victory in the event which will net at least 15 $000 to Saturday Night Feature Winner.
Wednesday night’s field will also include California ace Shane Golobic, who will ride Matt Wood Racing’s familiar No. 17w machine.
Winner of the 360 and 410 on the half-mile track this season, Aaron Reutzel will lead a contingent of Knoxville regulars that includes Justin Henderson, Austin McCarl, Matt Juhl and Jack Dover.
Multi-time ASCS champion Sam Hafertepe Jr., All Star regulars Parker Price-Miller, Cory Eliason and Zeb Wise are also in Wednesday’s field. Chase Randall, a frequent winner of the Sprint Invaders this season, Californian teenager Corey Day and Anthony Macri, who leads the country with 17,410 winged sprint car wins, are also among the star-studded field on the opening night of the event which was organized for the first time. such as the national limited sprint championships in 1991.
360 Knoxville Nationals Entry List
1 to be determined
2 Alex Pettas Tempe, Ariz.
2P Chase Porter St. Joseph, Mo.
3 Ayrton Gennetten Gravois Mills, Mo.
3P Sawyer Phillips Pleasantville, Iowa
4h Cody Hansen Nunda, SD
5 Brady Forbrook Morgan, Minn.
5a Alex Vande Voort Knoxville, Iowa
6c Logan Calderwood Goodyear, Ariz.
7c Devin Kline Knoxville, Iowa
7m Chance Morton Coweta, Okla.
8 Aaron Reutzel Pleasantville, Iowa
09 Tea Matt Juhl, SD
9 Chase Randall Waco, TX
9g Ryan Giles Grimes, Iowa
9 min Ricky Montgomery Denver, Colorado
10P Dylan Postman Stillwater, Okla.
11 Roger Crockett Broken Arrow, Okla.
11m Parker Price-Miller Kokomo, Ind.
13v Seth Brahmer Wisner, Neb.
14 Corey Day Clovis, California
3:00 p.m. Sam Hafertepe Jr. Sunnyvale, TX
16 Dustin Clark Agency, Iowa
17th Shane Golobic Rocklin, California
18 Gio Scelzi Fresno, Calif.
19 Wes Wofford Alamasordo, New Mexico
20 Anthony Macri Dillsburg, Pennsylvania.
21k Thomas Kennedy Winnipeg, MB
22 Ryan Leavitt Knoxville, Iowa
22w Aaron Werner Coman, SD
22x Riley Goodno Knoxville, Iowa
23 Devon Dobie Wapakaneta, Ohio
24n Nathan Mills Bondurant, Iowa
24w Garet Williamson Kingdom City, Mo.
26 Zeb Wise Angola, Ind.
26h Scott Bogucki McLaren Vale, Australia
35 Skylar Prochaska Lakefield, Minn.
36 Jason Martin Crete, Neb.
42 Sye Lynch Cowansville, Pa.
44 Chris Martin Ankeny, Iowa
45 Rusty Hickman Bendigo, Victoria
45x Kyler Johnson Quinter, Kan.
53 Joe Beaver Knoxville, Iowa
53d Jack Dover Springfield, Neb.
55t McKenna Haase Des Moines, Iowa
55b Brandon Anderson Glenpool, Okla.
70 Calvin Landis Knoxville, Iowa
71 Cory Eliason Visalia, Calif.
75at Tyler Blank California, Mo.
83h Tea Justin Henderson, SD
88 Austin McCarl Altoona, Iowa
91 Kyle Reinhardt Abbottstown, Pennsylvania.
95 Matt Covington Genpool, Okla.