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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 […]

Brandon McReynolds Makes History at Iowa Speedway

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

Ty Dillon fastest in final practice for U.S. Cellular 250 presented by New Holland NEWTON, Iowa (July 31, 2015) – Brandon McReynolds raced to his second consecutive win at Iowa Speedway Friday night in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series #ThanksKenny 150. Iowa Speedway has hosted the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East / West combination race […]

Ryan Hunter-Reay Continues Andretti Autosport Dominance at Iowa Speedway

Iowa Speedway

Championship leader Montoya suffers first DNF since Iowa 2014 NEWTON, Iowa (July 18, 2015) – Andretti Autosport driver Ryan Hunter-Reay raced his way to Casey’s General Stores Victory Lane for the third time in four years Saturday night in the Iowa Corn 300. Hunter-Reay held off the field on a late restart to give Andretti […]

Mason Mitchell Becomes Second Iowa Driver to Win at Iowa Speedway

Mason Mitchell wins at Iowa Speedway (submitted photo)

Chip Ganassi Racing post 1-2 sweeps in both practices for tomorrow’s Iowa Corn 300 NEWTON, Iowa (July 17, 2015) – West Des Moines native, Mason Mitchell, won his second career ARCA Series race and it couldn’t have come at a better place. Mitchell passed Kyle Weatherman in a one-lap overtime sprint to win the ARCA […]


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