MEDIA DAY, CAR SHOW, TEST AND TUNE SESSION THIS SATURDAY AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY
The first event of the 2017 Hawkeye Downs race season is Saturday, April 29th with the Annual Car Show, Media Day and Test and Tune kicking off the 92nd season at historic Hawkeye Downs Speedway.
The Car Show will take place from 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the Racing Tech Barn. Race Fans and the media can get a first look at the cars that will compete at Hawkeye Downs in 2107 as well as talk to the drivers and crews.
Weather permitting, the cars move to the track at 1:00 P.M. with the first official Test and Tune session of the 2017 season. Cars will test until 4:00 P.M. Rain date is Sunday April 30th with the Car Show from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. in the Tech Barn and the Test and Tune session from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. weather permitting.
Admission to both the Car Show and the Test and Tune session is free and open to the public.
The first race of the season is Friday, May 5th. Pits open at 4:00, gates at 6:00 with racing beginning at 7:30 P.M.
Five big divisions will battle on the quarter-mile and the half-mile asphalt ovals in 2017. Hawkeye Downs/Big 8 Late models, Sportsmen, Hobby Stocks, Hornets and INEX Legends each Friday night until August 18th.
Josh Moore, President of the Board of Directors, says, “we are looking forward to an exciting race season with a couple of new events added to our scheduled race nights. Stay tuned at our website, www.hawkeyedowns.org for a complete and updated schedule.”
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