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INDYCAR Drivers Conduct Test at Iowa Speedway on Wednesday

Iowa Corn 300 at the Iowa Speedway

Drivers also met with reporters in the Mediacom Media Center NEWTON, Iowa (June 29, 2016) – With less than two weeks away from the Iowa Corn 300, those visiting Iowa Speedway on Wednesday heard a familiar roar. Nineteen Verizon IndyCar Series drivers representing nine teams conducted a team test at “The Fastest Short Track on […]

Don’t Call It a Comeback: Sam Hornish Jr. Wins the NASCAR XFINITY Series American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane

Hornish stands in for injured Matt Tifft and winds up in Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane NEWTON, Iowa (June 19, 2016) – A week ago, 2014 Get To Know Newton 250 presented by Sherwin-Williams winner – Sam Hornish Jr. – had no idea that he would be spending Father’s Day in Newton, Iowa let alone […]

William Byron Wins the NASCAR Camping World

William Byron won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Speediatrics 200 at the Iowa Speedway on June 18, 2016.

Truck Series Speediatrics 200 Erik Jones takes second career pole at Iowa Speedway in NASCAR XFINITY Series qualifying NEWTON, Iowa (June 18, 2016) – Nine races into his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career and William Byron is already a three-time winner. Byron dominated the field early, benefited from a strong late-race restart and stormed […]

Brad Keselowski Parties for Charity in the Newton Club

Brad Keselowski during practice at Iowa Speedway on June 17th, 2016

NASCAR Champion to race June 19 in support of The Checkered Flag Foundation NEWTON, Iowa (June 17, 2016) – Brad Keselowski, 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, hosted a party on Friday night in Iowa Speedway’s Newton Club to benefit his charity, the Checkered Flag Foundation. The Checkered Flag Foundation strives to support those individuals […]

Iowa Speedway to Implement Ingress and Egress Plan

Iowa Speedway Wide Opening Weekend

Making it easier for guests to enter and leave the track is a top priority for Wide Opening Weekend NEWTON, Iowa (June 9, 2016) – Law enforcement and Iowa Speedway officials are preparing for the 2016 race season at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, and are asking Iowans and visiting race fans to do the […]

Iowa Barnstormers Dominate in Home Opener

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Barnstormers Defeat Blizzard 73-21 DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers defeat the Green Bay Blizzard at the Wells Fargo Arena, 73-21. In their home opener, the Iowa Barnstormers jumped out to a 7-0 lead after taking the opening kickoff as QB Donovan Porterie engineered a scoring run by WR Lucas Hefty. Following the kickoff, Barnstormers’ […]

Barnstormers Crush Season Opener 56-50

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Iowa Barnstormers Return Home Friday, February 26 DES MOINES, IA. – The Iowa Barnstormers opened the 2016 season with a 56-50 win over the Colorado Crush in Loveland, Colorado. The Barnstormers took an early lead scoring on their second possession with a touchdown pass from quarterback Donovan Porterie to receiver Lemans Casimier. Colorado struck back […]

Iowa Speedway and Iowa Corn Cultivate Multi-Year Partnership

Iowa Speedway

Iowa Corn to remain as entitlement sponsor of the Iowa Corn 300 through 2018 NEWTON, Iowa (February 12, 2016) – Iowa Speedway and Iowa Corn today announced a multi-year sponsorship renewal that will keep Iowa Corn as title sponsor of the Verizon IndyCar Series Iowa Corn 300 through 2018. Iowa Corn is in its 10th […]

Broncos’ Manning Says Retirement Decision Will Wait

Denver Broncos' quarterback Peyton Manning and Carolina Panthers' head coach Ron Rivera (R) greet each other on the field after the Broncos defeated the Panthers in the NFL's Super Bowl 50 football game in Santa Clara, California February 7, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake

By Larry Fine SANTA CLARA, Calif. (Reuters) – Peyton Manning crowned a brilliant NFL career on Sunday as he helped steer the Denver Broncos to a Super Bowl victory but put his retirement decision on hold. The 39-year-old Manning, who revolutionized the position while winning a record five NFL most valuable player awards, said he […]

Elect to Start the 2016 NASCAR Season with Iowa Speedway

Brandon McReynolds raced to his second consecutive win at Iowa Speedway Friday night in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series #ThanksKenny 150.

Fans invited to Flix Brewhouse to enjoy yearly Daytona 500 Watch Party NEWTON, Iowa (Feb. 4, 2016) – NASCAR is back, which means that it’s time to set politics aside and come together at Flix Brewhouse for the 58th running of the Daytona 500. Iowa Speedway and Flix Brewhouse will host the Speedway’s 10th Annual […]


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