Dobmeier Locked into B main, Kennedy Represents Canada in World Challenge Race. Kennedy & Shirek Re-qualify Friday for Saturday's Mains
KNOXVILLE, IA - 8/9/13 - With an entry list of over 100 cars strong, 3 NOSA Sprint drivers are making an impact at the 53rd annual FVP 2013 Knoxville Nationals, at Knoxville Raceway.
Mark Dobmeier qualified strong at 21st quick with a 114 mph average lap, and making the A-main with a 2nd in his heat and finishing the night at 14th in the A-Main. Thomas Kennedy came to race with a qualifying time at 24th quick and ending up 8th in the B-main. Chris Shirek struggled through the evening and finishing 22nd in the B-Main.
Mark Dobmeier and WoO standout Donny Schatz are locked into Saturday's B main. Meanwhile Shirek and Kennedy will re-qualify tonight for positioning into Saturday's alphabet soup of mains on Saturday Night.
Kennedy is also representing Canada in the $10,000 to win SPEED SPORT World Challenge which will be held as the finale to Friday's qualifying. Donny Schatz is also in the field representing the USA.
The World of Outlaws STP Sprint Cars will be at The Legendary Bullring, Friday August 16th (Next Friday) Still some good seats available. Get yours today at the track or online.
Story: Brian Spieker
Photo: Rick Rea