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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 […]

Bobby Santos Grabs Fourth Win at Iowa Speedway

Iowa Speedway

Favorite Kody Swanson suffered a broken axle to finish 12th NEWTON, Iowa (June 20, 2015) – Saturday’s Casey’s General Stores 100 at Iowa Speedway was USAC’s first appearance at the Fastest Short Track on the Planet in three years. Aaron Pierce was fastest in practice but Kody Swanson won the pole by turning a lap […]

Barnstormers Round Out Season with Victory

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Iowa Defeats Green Bay Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (6-8) finish out the 2015 Indoor Football League season with a 38-32 victory versus the Green Bay Blizzard (6-8). The Iowa Barnstormers started off the evening taking the Green Bay Blizzard by surprise. During the first possession of the game, the Barnstormers quickly made […]

Erik Jones Defends His 2014 Victory at Iowa Speedway

Erik Jones celebrates in victory lane at Iowa Speedway Friday night.

Jones dominates in his first victory of 2015 NEWTON, Iowa (June 19, 2015) – Based on practice and qualifying, Erik Jones entered the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen with the race’s dominant truck. The 19-year-old Jones, driver of the Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 4 truck, won the pole by […]

Iowa Barnstormers Unable to Withstand Fever

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Barnstormers Defeated 42-39 Kennewick, WA– The Iowa Barnstormers (5-8) were defeated by the Tri-Cities Fever (8-6) Saturday evening at the Toyota Center in Kennewick, Washington. The Week 16 matchup between the Iowa Barnstormers and Tri-Cities Fever started slowly as each team found their groove. An interception given up by the Barnstormers followed by a failed […]

Iowa Barnstormers Dominate at Home

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Iowa Defeats Bemidji for huge home win 76-26 DESMOINES–The Iowa Barnstormers (5–7) crush the Bemidji Axemen (2-11)76–‐26 in front of 7, 165 fans at the Wells Fargo Arena. Starting off the game, the Iowa Barnstormers made their way down the field with quick exchanges. The Barnstormers put up the first score of the game with […]

Barnstormers Hold Off Nighthawks for Home Victory

Iowa Barnstormers 2015

Iowa Defeats Wichita Falls 29-25 Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Barnstormers (4-7) defeated the Wichita Falls Nighthawks (4-7) 29-25 in front of 6,925 fans at Wells Fargo Arena. The Iowa Barnstormers started off the night with the ball and made their way down the field in three quick plays. Finding WR Brady Roland in […]

Iowa Speedway Double Header on National Television Thursday

Iowa Speedway

NASCAR K&N Pro Series and Season 2 episode of West End Salvage will air May 21 NEWTON, Iowa (May 20, 2015) – Thursday night’s blueprint is simple. Take one part Iowa Speedway, one part Don Short. Add a handful of Chevrolet auto parts and a pinch of designers. The result: an episode of DIY Network’s […]

Chris Buescher Wins the NASCAR XFINITY Series 3M 250 at Iowa Speedway

Chris Buescher claims Iowa victory on Sunday. (photo by Ken Allsup/Oskaloosa News)

Rising star collects second career NASCAR XFINITY Series win and first in Iowa NEWTON, Iowa (May 17, 2015) – Defending NASCAR XFINITY Series champion, Chase Elliott, looked poised Sunday to win his second career NASCAR race at Iowa Speedway and his first in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. But it was a gamble by Chris Buescher […]

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