MEDIA DAY, CAR SHOW, TEST AND TUNE SESSION RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, MAY 1 AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

MEDIA DAY, CAR SHOW, TEST AND TUNE SESSION RESCHEDULED TO SUNDAY, MAY 1 AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

(Cedar Rapids, IA 04/29/2016)- The first event of the 2016 Hawkeye Downs racing season, the annual Car Show, Media Day, and Test & Tune has been RESCHEDULED to Sunday, May 1 due to the weather forecast of 100% chance of rain on Saturday.

From 10am-1pm race fans and the media can get a first look at some of the cars that will compete at Hawkeye Downs in 2016 as well as talk to drivers and crews. Cars will be in the South EXPO Hall if rain is still an issue Sunday.

Tire Sales will be open on Sunday as well.

Weather permitting, the action moves to the track at 1:00pm with the first official Test & Tune session of the season. Cars will test until 4pm.

Admission to both the Car Show and Test & Tune session are free.

The first race of the 91st season at Hawkeye Downs Speedway is a rare Saturday afternoon event slated for May 7. For this event Gates will open at 10am with Racing scheduled for Noon.

Racing moves back to its traditional Friday slot on May 13.
Five big divisions will again battle on the quarter-mile and half-mile asphalt ovals in 2016. Hawkeye Downs/Big 8 Late Models, Sportsmen, Hobby Stocks, Hornets, and INEX Legends will take to the track each Friday night through August 19.

Visit www.Hawkeyedowns.org for the complete schedule.

Hawkeye Downs will again be using RainedOut.com in 2016 to notify fans of weather related announcements for the speedway. Sign up atrainedout.com to receive text or email alerts.

Fans can also keep in touch by visiting the Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center Facebook page.

CEDAR VALLEY TRAIL RIDERS HOSTING TWO-DAY OPENER THIS WEEKEND AT HAWKEYE DOWNS

2016 Two-Day Season Opener

April 16 – April 17

Event Navigation

·         Sunday – District 22 points race

·         Sign-up 7 AM – 9 AM both days

·         Practice begins at 9:15 AM

·         Races start at 10:30 AM

·         Free camping in pits (Non-Electric)

·         Limited electrical sites available ($10/night in pits)

 

Fun after the races:

  • Supercross Party
  • Bags Tournament
  • RC Car Race
  • Supercross on Big Screen (Live and Playback)
  • Potluck (CVTR to provide meat and buns)

 

CLICK HERE FOR  EVENT PAGE

HAWKEYE DOWNS ANNOUNCES CAR AND PIT REGISTRATION DATE

Welcome to our 91st year of racing at the prestigious Hawkeye Downs Speedway. With the weather turning we are all anxious to get this year started.

 

Please mark your calendars for next Thursday March 31st between 6pm and 7:30pm as we will be hosting our annual Car & Pit Registration night for the 2016 race season in the BINGO HALL.

 

If you are not able to attend please send a representative or stop by the HD Business offices during business hours and see Karla.

 

The 2016 Car & Pit Registration form is available on the Rules and Forms Page as well as here if you would like to print and fill out in advance.

 

Also at this time you will be able to visit with our 2016 track officials if you should have any questions that need re-visited.

 

Note: The 2016 rules will all be posted online by weeks end but as  stated previously, all along the plan has been to not  make any changes to up racer costs other then what was found to be necessary from last years notes. So expect very few changes from our 2015 rules package.