Race fans, it's August already which means it's time for arguably the world's biggest dirt track event, the Knoxville Nationals! This year's running of the event at the famed Marion County fairgrounds in Knoxville, IA will mark the 56th edition since its inception.
As has become customary here at TDN, we're back to provide a FREE fantasy pickem game for the most prestigious sprint car race on the planet. The contest link is posted at the bottom of the page.
Here's all the details you need to know for this year's Knoxville Nationals Pickem contest:
1st - $100 Visa Gift Card
2nd - Choice of t-shirt from R&R Racewear
3rd - TDN t-shirt
How it Works:
Each contestant will pick 6 drivers from our predetermined driver groups. Those drivers will be scored based on their preliminary night performances (Wednesday or Thursday) and how well they do on Saturday. No points will be awarded for the Friday show.
Preliminary Time Trials - 1st(30), 2nd(28), 3rd(26), 4th(24), 5th(22), 6th(20), 7th(18), 8th(16), 9th(14), 10th(12)
Preliminary Night Heat Win - 10 points
Preliminary A-Main - 1st(30), 2nd(28), 3rd(26), 4th(25), 5th(24), 6th(23), 7th(22), 8th(21), 9th(20), 10th(19), 11th(18), 12th(17), 13th(16), 14th(15), 15th(14), 16th(13), 17th(12), 18th(11), 19th(10), 20th(9), 21st(8), 22nd(7), 23rd(6), 24th(5)
Saturday A-Main - 1st(75), 2nd(65), 3rd(60), 4th(55), 5th(50), 6th(48), 7th(46), 8th(44), 9th(42), 10th(40), 11th(38), 12th(36), 13th(34), 14th(32), 15th(30), 16th(29), 17th(28), 18th(27), 19th(26), 20th(25), 21st(24), 22nd(23), 23rd(22), 24th(21), 25th(20)
Saturday B-Main - 15 points; Saturday C-Main - 10 points
Any questions can be directed to us on Twitter at either of these three accounts (@TheDirtNetwork, @tyler_beichner, @21stCenturySkiz), or by email at