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Junior Knepper 55 Renews in POWRi Trip to DuQuoin Indoor

Junior Knepper 55 Renews in POWRi Trip to DuQuoin Indoor

Belleville, IL. (11/14/2022) Returning to the Southern Illinois Center on December 17th will witness POWRi salute the memory of one of the region’s most accomplished car owners with the renewing of the Junior Knepper 55 as competitors battle for $5,000 to win.

The “Junior Knepper 55”, a 55-lap race honoring the famed car number which adorned Walter Knepper’s storied career, will feature the Lucas Oil POWRi National Midget League competing on a specially-constructed dirt oval inside the well-known Southern Illinois Center near the DuQuoin Fairgrounds.

Changing the name from Battle at the Center, POWRi will now honor Walter Knepper whose fifty-eight career USAC feature victories included thirty-four wins in sprint cars as well as twenty-four checkers claimed in midgets racing: with drivers Bob Wente, Tom Bigelow, Mel Kenyon, George Snider, Dana Carter, Rich Vogler, Steve Knepper, and Nick Knepper.

Registrations remain open and available at www.powri.com by clicking on the “Junior Knepper 55” logo on the left side of the webpage or at https://www.myracepass.com/series/1572/registrations/6619?fbclid=IwAR0nrvSHMhjzM6l2nRUZO681rW-QZBAsCphRMOh2237niK7HbOQEItoX1Oc with a registration fee of $50 before December 5th; Entries received after December 5th will be $100.

Tickets are available for purchase at https://www.myracepass.com/events/433263/tickets/?fbclid=IwAR0adM8AdhbfITG0fzXiYiV1uij09DMgU0Kd4EFQFnLpjuAY5oKuJDpiwx0.

Friday, December 16 | Junior Knepper 55 – DuQuoin Indoor Center Parking Details:
Pit Parking: 12:00 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, December 17 | Junior Knepper 55 – DuQuoin Indoor Center Driver Details:
Pits Open: 8:00 AM
General Admission: 3:00 PM
Driver Registration: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Driver's Meeting: 4:30 PM
Hot Laps 5:00 PM
Racing to Follow.

Saturday, December 17 | Junior Knepper 55 – DuQuoin Indoor Center Pricing:
General Admission:
Adults: $25.00
Children Under 12: FREE

Saturday, December 17 | Junior Knepper 55 – DuQuoin Indoor Center Payout:
National & West Midgets: 1. $5000, 2. $2000, 3. $1000, 4. $800, 5. $700, 6. $600, 7. $575, 8. $550, 9. $525, 10. $500, 11. $475, 12. $450, 13. $425, 14. $400, 15. $375, 16. $350, 17. $325, 18-22: $300.

Follow along for more information on POWRi and items such as race recaps, updates, full results, and press releases online at www.powri.com, or on Twitter & Instagram at @POWRi_Racing and Facebook at POWRi.

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