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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

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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 […]

Kyle Busch Wins 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship


Overcomes Injury, Celebrates Walk-Off Win in Miami DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 22, 2015) – Only nine months removed from suffering a broken right leg and left foot in an accident at Daytona, Kyle Busch won at Homestead-Miami Speedway to capture the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. The title is the first for Busch and […]

Dallas Cowboys to Feature Musco’s LED Lighting System at AT&T Stadium

Musco's LED lighting solution provides the optimal fan, player, and broadcast experience at AT&T Stadium (Photo: Musco Lighting)

ARLINGTON, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)– The Dallas Cowboys unveiled a new state-of-the-art LED lighting system provided by Musco Lighting in their home opener on September 13. The new lighting system was showcased on primetime television in football season’s return this past Sunday night. As one of the largest NFL venues, AT&T Stadium opened in 2009 as the […]

Barnstormers Begin Building 2016 Roster

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Iowa Announces First Roster Transactions DES MOINES – The Iowa Barnstormers of the Indoor Football League (IFL) have begun recruiting for the 2016 season. Head Coach Joe Brannen has announced the re-signing of several players and the addition of two rookies to the team’s 2016 training camp roster. The Iowa Barnstormers have re-signed thirteen players […]

Kenny Wallace Perseveres, Salvages a Solid Finish in Final NASCAR Start

Kenny Wallace inspects a specially prepared helmet for his final NASCAR race over the weekend at Iowa Speedway.

Post-Race Highlights: Kenny Wallace made the final start of his 26-year NASCAR career on Saturday night at Iowa Speedway behind the wheel of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry sponsored by U.S. Cellular. The former XFINITY Series Rookie of the Year and three-time Most Popular Driver leaves behind a remarkable legacy of longevity […]

Ryan Blaney Wins the U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway

Ryan Blaney celebrates in victory lane at Iowa Speedway after leading for 252 laps. (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Fans celebrate the end of a phenomenal race season with frontstretch Pork ‘n’ Jam NEWTON, Iowa (August 1, 2015) – Last Saturday afternoon, Ryan Blaney was hanging his head and down on himself after losing the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on the final lap to Kyle Busch. Not so much tonight […]


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