With the 2013 Knoxville Nationals well and truly done and dusted, Donny Schatz keeps his winning ways going. Here’s a brief look back at Knoxville Behind the Scenes, complements of World of Outlaws Website (Live Chat) – unless otherwise noted.

2013 Knoxville Nationals Winner Donny Schatz - Compliments NSSN

The Winning #15 STP Rig

Knoxville Track Surface - After A the Main 2013


Brian Brown gave the Nationals his best shot. Brown was the pacesetter until Schatz passed him by on lap 41

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is a fitting backdrop on turn 2 at Knoxville

Big Game Tree Stands #1 of Sammy Swindell came a worrying 3rd in the D-Main at Knoxville - here he is at The Grove doing a bit better

The Trophies for 2103

The scene unfolds on the KV Blackboard

Henderson Racing - Best looking car at the 2013 Nationals

The Main Straight Grandstand at The Sprint Car Capital of The World

You Have to Love Knoxville !

Joey Saldana set himself up on the pole for the final but couldn't bring home the bacon

Joey keeps an eye on his rivals

Paul McMahan is having a good season and is currently 3rd on WoO points at Sept 19th - His new nick name around the traps is "Tobacco Chewin' Choo Choo"

The Special Hallowed Outlook at Knoxville

The moment of truth awaits

Time for business - 4 Wide at the 2013 Nationals

Brad Sweet started P3 in the 2013 Final and finished a lowly 13th

Cody Darrah was 15th in the Final

Track Before The Race



Darren  Pitman is leading the World of Outlaws Championship point score as of Thursday 19th Sept. Donny Schatz is only 70 points behind and the “tobacco chewin’ choo choo” Paul McMahan sits in 3rd place after setting an incredible 16 Quick Times this season thus far. Kerry Madsen is holding onto 9th place and is the first Aussie in the list. Jason “Double Dowm” Sides rounds out the top 10 and poor old 2010 Knoxville Champion Tim Shaffer is languishing in 46th place, 2 ahead of the luckless Aussie Brooke Tatnell.

Here are the latest in the standings at Thursday 19th Sept:

Pos. Driver Total Diff Wins Top 5’s Top 10’s QT
1 Daryn Pittman 9297 0 8 43 55 13
2 Donny Schatz 9227 -70 20 41 55 3
3 Paul McMahan 8941 -356 3 29 49 16
4 Joey Saldana 8712 -585 1 20 41 5
5 Craig Dollansky 8647 -650 6 17 36 1
6 Sammy Swindell 8629 -668 3 16 40 4
7 Cody Darrah 8389 -908 2 12 26 2
8 Steve Kinser 8325 -972 2 9 31 0
9 Kerry Madsen 8253 -1044 3 14 35 1
10 Jason Sides 8160 -1137 0 12 31 1

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