KNOXVILLE, Iowa – Officials from Knoxville Raceway announced Monday that Premier Chevy Dealers will be the presenting sponsor of the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Corn Belt 150.
For the first time in its history, Knoxville Raceway will host a NASCAR National touring series event when the Camping World Truck Series races at the half-mile dirt oval on Friday night, July 9. The event will take place on the eve of the BRANDT Professional Agriculture Corn Belt Clash, formerly the Corn Belt Nationals, non-winged sprint car race which shifts to Saturday, July 10.
“The Premier Chevy dealers are excited about this great NASCAR event at Knoxville Raceway,” said Carl Moyer, Premier Chevrolet Group President. “We have been partnered with NASCAR for many years in Iowa, and bringing this race to Knoxville and being able to be a part of it was a natural fit for us. The fans that are passionate about motorsports in Iowa are great customers and patrons to the Chevrolet Brand. More Iowans drive Chevy than any other brand in the state, and this is one more way for us to connect with such a passionate audience.”
“Knoxville Raceway is proud to partner with Premier Chevy Dealers for our inaugural NASCAR event,” said Kendra Jacobs, Marketing Director at Knoxville Raceway. “Premier Chevy Dealers is passionate about Motorsports in Iowa and that continued commitment is further demonstrated with this partnership. Having Premier Chevy Dealers support us as we host NASCAR for the first time shows the value the dealers group places in Knoxville Raceway, its fans and the crowds of NASCAR fans we’ll see descend on Knoxville, Iowa. These dealership owners are automotive professionals but most importantly, enthusiasts. We all share a love for racing in Iowa.”