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10 laps added to Knoxville Raceway main event

KNOXVILLE (KWWL)-- The Knoxville Raceway is revving up its main event by adding 10 laps.

The 49th annual event, known as the ''Super Bowl'' of sprint car racing, will now have drivers racing 40 laps.

Officials say the traditional Knoxville Nationals was 30 laps around the half-mile track.

This year's main event is August 15.

Online Producer: Michelle Caldwell

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