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Sprint Car 101 To Honor Gil Sonnor Tonight

Posted: Thursday, April 21st, 2011 at 5:56 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS Sports-Derek Cardwell

The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame and Museum’s Third Thursday Series Sprint Car 101 is tomorrow night at the Hall of Fame. Tomorrow is honoring long-time owner Gil Sonner, whose familiar number 47 has raced at the Knoxville Raceway for nearly four decades. Currently the car is being driven by Don Droud Jr., who bright Sonner his first win at the Knoxville Raceway last season in more than a decade. Droud is set the drive the car this season once again. Sprint Car 101 will be on the second floor of the Hall of Fame at seven, and is free and open to the public.