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August 11, 2018 - 2018 Jake Knowles Merchandise Now On Sale!
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August 11, 2018 - Podium Finish in Inaugural Governor's Cup at TST
On Saturday night Jake Knowles returned to Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the inagural Governor's Cup. With a stout field of 45 Southern All Star Series entries on hand, Jake timed in second fastest in his group before charging to a heat race victory. Earning the 4th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main, Jake Knowles improved two spots in the 60-lap affair to place 2nd behind Michael Page with Jason Hiett, William Thomas, and Riley Hickman completing the Top-5 finishers.

For full results from this event, please visit www.SASDirt.com.

August 4, 2018 - 6th Place Finish in Local Show at Talladega Short Track
Friday found Jake Knowles in action at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the regular night of racing. Following the fourth fastest time in qualifying, Knowles dropped two spots in the feature logging a 6th place finish.

For full results from this event, please visit www.TalladegaShortTrack.com.

July 28, 2018 - Top 5 Finish With DLCS at Blue Ridge Motorsports Park
Jake Knowles followed the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series to Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) on Friday night for the $2,000 top prize. In a field of 35 cars, Knowles locked his spot into the opening night feature with the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group. Slated to roll off 8th, Mother Nature made an apperance shortly after qualifying was finished washing the rest of the night out.

On Saturday night at Blue Ridge Motorsports Park (Blue Ridge, Georgia), Knowles timed in 11th fastest in his group transferring him into the B-Main. Needing to place in the Top 5, Jake landed a 2nd place finish behind Tyler Wood positioning him 13th on the starting grid for the $2,500-to-win A-Main. Breaking into the Top 5, Jake Knowles jumped up eight spots reeling in a 5th place finish behind Ashton Winger, Greg Martin, Cory Hedgecock, and Andy Picklesimer.

Jake remains in third in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.DurrenceLayneRacing.com.

July 22, 2018 - Knowles Visits Southern Nationals Show at Rome Speedway
After Mother Nature wiped out the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series sanctioned weekend, Jake Knowles visited Rome Speedway (Rome, Georgia) on Sunday powering the Buster Gross-owned #24 Super Late Model for the Schaeffer’s Oil Southern Nationals Series. With 29 cars on hand for the sixth stop of the tour, Knowles logged the 13th fastest time in his qualifying group sending him into the B-Main for another shot at the $5,300-to-win A-Main. Needing to place in the Top-5, Jake suffered a flat-tire early that brought an early end to his night.

For full results from this event, please visit www.SouthernNationalsSeries.com.

July 3, 2018 - Jake Knowles Holds Off Hedgecock to Capture Fifth Win of the Season
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For the third round of the Salute to America Nationals, Jake Knowles visited Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Tuesday night competing in a stout field of 44 Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series entries.  Registering the second fastest time in his qualifying group, Knowles locked into the 4th-starting position for the A-Main. Slipping past race-leader Sam Seawright on lap-15, Jake held off hard-charging Cory Hedgecock in the final laps to score his fifth win of the season and a $2,500 payday. Hedgecock, Chase Walls, Sam Seawright, and Will Roland completed the Top-5 finishers in the 50-lap affair. (Sam Seawright photo) 

Jake sits in third in the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.DurrenceLayneRacing.com.

June 30, 2018 - Knowles Lands Top 5 Finish With Durrence Layne Series at Boyd's
On Friday evening Jake Knowles traveled to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) kicking off the Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series sanctioned Salute to America Nationals. In a field of 34 Crate Late Models, Jake recorded the ninth fastest time in his qualifying group transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top 7 into the opening night feature, Knowles scored a 3rd place finish positioning him 13th on the starting grid. With $2,500 on the line, Jake Knowles improved eight spots in the 50-lapper to place 5th behind Cruz Skinner, Ronnie Johnson, Cory Hedgecock, and Will Roland.

For full results from this event, please visit www.DurrenceLayneRacing.com.

June 23, 2018 - Runner-up Finish in Local Show at Dixie Speedway
Hopping behind the wheel of the Buster Gross-owned #24 Super Late Model, Jake Knowles invaded Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Following the third fastest time overall in qualifying, Knowles jumped up one spot in the feature to place 2nd behind Ray Cook with Justin Shipley, Matt Bishop, and Mike Tinker completing the Top-5 finishers.

For full results from this event, please visit www.DixieSpeedway.com.

June 16, 2018 - Knowles Sweeps Big Daddy 500 at Smoky Mountain Speedway
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Jake Knowles was one of 17 Crate Late Models on hand at Smoky Mountain Speedway (Maryville, Tennessee) on Saturday night for the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series sanctioned Big Daddy 500. Laying down the fastest time overall in qualifying, Knowles earned the pole position for the main event. Jumping into the lead on the drop of the green flag, Jake led every lap en route to his fourth win of the season and a $3,000 paycheck. Joseph Brown, Chip Brindle, Ronnie Johnson, and Zach Pilcher completed the Top-5 finishers in the 40-lap affair.

Jake sits in second in the Chevy point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.525SuperSeries.com.

June 8, 2018 - Jake Knowles Wins Opening Night of Rumble on Gumbo; Third Straight Victory
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Friday night found Jake Knowles in action at Greenville Speedway (Greenville, Mississippi) kicking off the two-day Durrence Layne Chevrolet Series sanctioned weekend. With 30 Crate Late Models on hand for the Rumble on the Gumbo, Knowles secured his spot into the opening night feature with the second fastest time in his qualifying group behind Cory Hedgecock. Rolling off 4th, Jake slipped past race-leader Ashton Winger on the final lap to pick up his third win of the season and a $2,000 payday. Winger, Cory Hedgecock, Ashley Newman, and Oakley Johns completed the Top-5 finishers in the 40-lap affair.

On Saturday night for the $2,500 top prize, Knowles locked his spot into the finale with the fastest time overall in qualifying. Jumping out to an early lead, Jake held the top spot for the first five laps until contact with the cushion folded his nose under. He eventually retired early from the 40-lapper and was credited a 23rd place outing.

Jake is currently third in the Durrence Layne point standings. For full results from these events, please visit www.DurrenceLayneRacing.com.

May 26, 2018 - Knowles Tops Crate Field for Second Win of Season at Dixie Speedway
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With Mother Nature wiping out the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series doubleheader, Jake Knowles visited Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday evening for the regular night of racing. Laying down the second fastest time in qualifying, Jake earned the 2nd-starting position for the feature. Inheriting the top spot after the leader was taken out by another car, Knowles cruised to his second win of the season in the remaining distance.

For full results from this event, please visit www.DixieSpeedway.com.

May 12, 2018 - Jake Knowles Wins in First Night Out in New Longhorn Chassis
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Debuting in his brand new Longhorn Chassis #66 Crate Late Model, Jake Knowles visited Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Saturday evening competing in a field of 15 cars. Following the third fastest time in qualifying, Jake streaked to a heat race victory earning him the pole position for the feature. Leading flag-to-flag, Jake Knowles cruised to his first win of the season topping Drew Kennedy, Rick Hixson, Heath Hindman, and Josh Walker at the line.

For full results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

May 5, 2018 - Top 5 Finish With Chevrolet Performance Series at Dixie Speedway
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Jake Knowles traveled to Dixie Speedway (Woodstock, Georgia) on Saturday evening returning with the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series. In a field of 18 cars, Knowles timed in tenth fastest in qualifying positioning him 10th on the starting grid for the feature. Breaking into the Top-5, Jake jumped up five spots to place 5th behind Ronnie Johnson, Joseph Brown, Landon Bagby, and Zach Pilcher. (Mike Blevins photo)

Jake is currently second in the Chevy point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

April 28, 2018 - Knowles Passes 18 Cars in NeSmith Feature at North Alabama
Following the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series, Jake Knowles was one of 50 Crate Late Models on hand at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) on Friday evening for the two-day NASCAR weekend. Following the tenth fastest time in his qualifying group, Knowles landed a 2nd place finish in his B-Main behind Ashton Winger locking his spot into the opening night feature. Rolling off 18th, Jake improved two spots to place 16th.

On Saturday night Knowles laid down the seventh time in his qualifying group transferring him into the B-Main. Sending the Top-3 into the $2,500-to-win A-Main, Jake cruised to a 10-lap consolation victory locking his spot into the finale. Losing two spots in the 50-lap affair, Jake Knowles posted a 13th place outing.

For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

April 21, 2018 - Knowles Passes 18 Cars in NeSmith Feature at North Alabama
Friday night found Jake Knowles in action at Camden Speedway (Camden, Tennessee) for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series season opener. In a field of 34 Crate Late Models, Knowles secured his spot into the opening night feature with the fourth fastest time in his qualifying group. Rolling off 8th, Jake held onto an 8th place finish after receiving damage on the front-end of his car on the opening lap.

1After body-work to his car kept Jake and the crew working throughout the night, Knowles headed to North Alabama Speedway (Tuscumbia, Alabama) on Saturday evening for the $2,500 top prize. Following the 11th fastest time in his qualifying group, Jake was an early retiree from his B-Main forcing him to rely on a provisional into the show. Coming one spot shy of a Top-5 finish, Jake Knowles charged through the field 18 spots in the 50-lap affair to place 6th.  

For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

April 14, 2018 - Knowles Bags a Pair of Top-5 Finishes Over the Weekend
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Jake Knowles hit the ground running over the weekend in his Knowles Race Parts & Bodies #66 Brucebilt Performance Rocket Chassis Late Model.

Competing in two states in two days, Knowles claimed a fifth-place finish and second-place finish to show for his efforts.

“Last year we had a miserable start to the year with the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series as we battled a lot of mechanical issues,” Knowles said. “This year to get a fifth-place finish out of the box feels like a win in itself. Then on Saturday night we had another good car at Dixie Speedway. I’ll take a runner-up finish against a legend like Ronnie Johnson any day of the week.”

1On Friday evening the team made the short trip to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia), where he competed in the $2,500 season opener with the Chevrolet Performance Super Late Model Series. (Michael Moats photo)

With 22 entries in action, Jake started eighth in the feature before advancing to a fifth-place finish behind Ronnie Johnson, Riley Hickman, Dale Thurman, and Cruz Skinner.

With Saturday’s series event at North Georgia Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) getting nixed by Mother Nature, the team traveled south to Dixie Speedway (Dixie, Georgia), where they took part in the Steel Head Late Model division. Jake earned the pole position for the feature, but would slip one spot in the finale to register a runner-up finish behind Ronnie Johnson. Joseph Brown, Cruz Skinner, and Randall Powell completed the Top-5 finishers.

For full results from these events, please visit www.525SuperSeries.com and www.DixieSpeedway.com.

March 17, 2018 - Top 10 Finish in Local Show at North Georgia Speedway
Behind the wheel of the Buster Goss-owned #24 Super Late Model, Jake Knowles visited North Georgia Speedway (Chatsworth, Georgia) on Saturday for the regular night of racing. Laying down the eight fastest time in qualifying, Knowles earned the 8th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. After battling for a Top-5 finish early, Jake slipped back to a 9th place finish after experiencing motor issues.   

For full results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

February 3, 2018 - Jake Knowles Begins 2018 Season at Boyd's for Cabin Fever
1Jake Knowles kicked off the 2018 season at Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Saturday night for the annual Cabin Fever. In a field of 41 Super Late Models, Knowles recorded the fifth fastest time in his qualifying group earning him the 10th-starting position for the $3,000-to-win A-Main. Getting caught behind a wreck on the opening lap, Jake was an early retiree from the feature. (Chad Wells photo)

For full results from this event, please visit www.BoydsSpeedway.net.

December 12, 2017 - Knowles Wraps Up 2017 Season With One Win
The 2017 season saw Jake Knowles compete in a total of 41 events while visiting victory lane one time at East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) on July 2nd for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series sanctioned Salute to America Nationals. With the weather determining the outcome of 11 of his scheduled dates, Knowles recorded 27 Top-10 outings and 19 Top-5 finishes. He also finished second in the Chevrolet Perfomance Super Late Model Series point standings and seventh in the NeSmith Series.

November 25, 2017 - Jake Knowles Attends Possum Town Grand Prix at Magnolia
Competing in the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series season finale, Jake Knowles headed to Magnolia Motor Speedway (Columbus, Mississippi) on Friday night for the 12th annual Possum Town Grand Prix. With 62 Crate Late Models on hand for the two-day event, Knowles recorded the second fastest time in his qualifying group before placing 3rd in his heat race. Earning the 14th-starting position for the $10,000-to-win A-Main on Saturday night, Jake brought out the first cation on lap 10 when his car came to a halt. Unable to make it back out for the remaining 90 circuits after the crew discovered a broken right-rear shock, Jake Knowles was credited with a 24th place outing.

Jake finished seventh in the NeSmith point standings. For full results from this event, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.

November 11, 2017 - Top 10 Finish in National 100 at East Alabama Motor Speedway
Saturday night brought Jake Knowles to East Alabama Motor Speedway (Phenix City, Alabama) kicking off the 43rd annual National 100. In a field of 39 Crate Late Models, Knowles timed in fourth fastest in his group earning him the 7th-starting position for the $5,000-to-win A-Main. After working his way into a podium spot early in the 50-lapper, Jake slipped back to a 8th place outing after late-race restarts shuffled him back.

For full results from this event, please visit www.EAMSDirt.com.

October 29, 2017 - 3rd Place Finish in Showdown Shootout at Senoia Raceway
Kicking off the Showdown Shootout, Jake Knowles visited Senoia Raceway (Senoia, Georgia) on Friday night competing in the Crate Late Model division. Following the second fastest time in his qualifying group, Knowles slipped up one spot late in the A-Main to place 3rd behind Michael Page and Riley Hickman with Michael Courtney and Matt Black completing the Top 5 finishers.

After Mother Nature postponed the event one day, Knowles headed to Boyd’s Speedway (Ringgold, Georgia) on Sunday for the Craig Reece Memorial. With 35 Crate Late Models signed in, Jake logged the 13th fastest time in qualifying transferring him into the B-Main. Rolling off 3rd, Knowles jumped up one spot to place 2nd behind Jesse Lowe earning him the 11th-starting position for the $3,500-to-win A-Main. After breaking into the Top 10, Jake got stuck behind tangle following a restart giving him nowhere to go. Being sent to the rear after spinning out, Jake Knowles reeled in an 18th place outing in the remaining laps.

For full results from these events, please visit www.SenoiaRaceway.com and www.Boyd'sSpeedway.net.

October 14, 2017 - Podium Finish With NeSmith Series at Talledega
Friday evening found Jake Knowles back in action at Talladega Short Track (Eastaboga, Alabama) for the NeSmith Chevrolet Dirt Late Model Series doubleheader. With 41 Super Late Models signed in for NASCAR weekend, Knowles timed in seventh fastest in his qualifying group sending him into the B-Main. Transferring the Top 7 into the opening night feature, Jake posted a runner-up finish behind Jimmy Elliott positioning him 11th on the starting grid for the A-Main. Breaking into the Top 10, Knowles improved four spots logging a 7th place finish.

1Returning on Saturday night, Jake laid down the third fastest time in his qualifying group earning him the 6th-starting position for the $2,500-to-win finale. Improving three positions in the 50-lap affair, Jake Knowles scored a 3rd place finish behind Riley Hickman and Grant Garrison with Ronnie Johnson and Cruz Skinner completing the Top 5 finishers. (Bruce Carroll photo)

For full results from these events, please visit www.NeSmithRacing.com.