CROELL REDI-MIX NIGHT COMING UP THIS FRIDAY AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

CROELL REDI-MIX NIGHT COMING UP THIS FRIDAY AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

 

 (CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)—Week ten of the HyVee Racing Series takes the green flag  at Historic Hawkeye Downs Speedway -Iowa’s only full time paved racetrack, this Friday night..

            Croell Redi-Mix presents racing action featuring Miller Time Hornets, Dublin City Pub Legends, Barron Motor Supply Hobby Stocks, and Mountain Dew Sportsmen on the quarter-mile while Carpetland USA Late Models presented by Performance Concepts battle on the half-mile.

            The Hawkeye Downs Lil’ Racer Car Club is in action Friday night as well. Parents can sign their kids up for the Lil’ Racer Car Club at their clubhouse under the main Grandstand as well as sign up the kids for a chance to win prizes. 

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RACING RETURNS TO HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY THIS FRIDAY NIGHT

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HAWKEYE LABOR COUNCIL NIGHT AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY COMING UP THIS FRIDAY NIGHT

LIL’RACER CAR CLUB “WORLD’S LARGEST CANDY DASH ON AN ASPHALT TRACK DURING INTERMISSION

 

 (CEDAR RAPIDS, IA)—This Friday night marks week nine of the HyVee Racing Series at Historic Hawkeye Downs Speedway -Iowa’s only full time paved racetrack.

            After a week off for the Independence Day Holiday Weekend racers are ready to resume the points battles as the season heads into the stretch run.

Hawkeye Downs Speedway is pleased to welcome The Hawkeye Labor Council for their special night at the speedway.  “The Hawkeye Labor Council is a coalition of unions. It is the official organization of the national AFL-CIO in East Central Iowa. The Hawkeye Labor Council represents 7 counties. The goals of the Hawkeye Labor Council, AFL-CIO are social and economic justice. Achievement of strength of our affiliates by combining the talent, energy, activism and sense of justice of all of our affiliates, the Hawkeye Labor Council seeks to promote legislation that will enable the government to be responsive to the needs of working people and their families.”

The Hawkeye Downs Lil’ Racer Car Club is in action Friday night as well. Parents can sign their kids up for the Lil’ Racer Car Club at their clubhouse under the main Grandstand as well as sign up the kids for a chance to win prizes. 

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MARK IRONSIDE SCORES FIRST FEATURE WIN on 100.7 “THE FOX” NIGHT AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

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MARK IRONSIDE SCORES FIRST FEATURE WIN on 100.7 “THE FOX” NIGHT AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

(Cedar Rapids, IA)—A huge 100.7 “The Fox” Night crowd filled  the Hawkeye Downs Speedway  Grandstands and Bleachers Friday night and saw Mark Ironside, Brian Gibson, Dave McCalla, Nathan Ballard, and Dallas Chandler pick up feature wins. It was week seven of the Hy-Vee Racing Series.

Dallas Chandler picked up his second feature win of the season in Miller Time Hornets. Chandler started outside row four and kept his car in the outside groove to take the lead on lap four.  Todd Ness posted an impressive run to finish second while Troy Scott crossed the strip in third.

Nathan Ballard now has five wins in five starts in the Baron Motor Supply Hobby Stocks after grabbing the checkers Friday night. Ballard started in eighth, went to the work on the outside and scooted into the front slot on lap three. Braxton Franks posted his best run of the season finishing second and Matt Hudspeth also showed improvement finishing in third.

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VAN METER NIGHT-RACING FOR A CAUSE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT

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VAN METER NIGHT- RACING TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AT CEDAR RAPIDS’ HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

 

Free Admission with Monetary Donation to Charity at Hawkeye Downs June 12, 2015 with All Proceeds Directed to Cedar Rapids Firefighters Foundation Directed towards the Safe Sleep Task Force of Eastern Iowa Initiative

On Friday, June 12, community members are invited to enjoy a free night at Hawkeye Downs Raceway knowing their entry fee will go to a great cause. Admission, normally $10, has been changed to a monetary donation with Van Meter Inc.’s annual race sponsorship.  In return, race fans are encouraged to give a monetary donation with 100 percent of the proceeds directed to Cedar Rapids Firefighters Foundation, directing funds to the Safe Sleep Task Force of Eastern Iowa. The money raised will help provide a free Pack N’ Play portable crib and a set of crib sheets for families who attend a two-hour educational class on safe sleep as part of the Cribs for Kids program to promote safe sleep environments for infants.

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Hibu Night-Liz Girl Clash- Joey Gase- This Friday Night!

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HIBU NIGHT THIS FRIDAY AT HAWKEYE DOWNS

CHALLENGERS FROM FIVE STATES AND NASCAR’S JOEY GASE LEAD THE BIG 8 LATE MODEL SERIES INTO THE HAWKEYE STATE

By: Eric Huenefeld and Brad Grupe

For the first time ever, the ‘Best Weekly Warriors in the Country’ take to the half mile at Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids Iowa this Friday night June 5 for the inaugural Liz Girl’s ‘Clash at the Downs.’ The “Clash” is part of “hibu Night at the Races.”This event is also supported by Miller Lite-Fleck Sales Company.   The event is the second of 2015 for the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet, following the season opening ‘Spring Classic’ at Rockford Speedway April 12.

An impressive list of nearly 30 entries will take to the track this Friday evening at the 90 year old facility located in the heart of Eastern Iowa. Leading the way is hometown favorite and current NASCAR Xfinity Series racer Joey Gase. The 22 year-old Gase looks to make his first Big 8 Series start on Friday at the track where he became the youngest ever track champion in 2009, claiming the Late Model crown at the age of 16.

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May 29 Races Cancelled……

Races at Hawkeye Downs Speedway have been cancelled for tonight due to current weather conditions.In addition, the local meteorologists tell us that more rain will be affecting the area between 7-9pm.

See everyone next week for hibu Night at the Races featuring the Liz Girl’s Clash at the Downs for Big 8 Series Late Models plus Hawkeye Downs regular divisions.

HAWKEYE DOWNS RACERS READY FOR WEEK FOUR OF THE 2015 SEASON

 

(Cedar Rapids, IA)—All five divisions of the Hy-Vee Racing Series return to action this Friday night at Cedar Rapids’ Hawkeye Downs Speedway. The historic speedway is celebrating its 90th year of racing and is Iowa’s only weekly asphalt track.

Barron Motor Supply Hobby Stocks, Mountain Dew Sportsmen, Miller Time Hornets, and Dublin City Pub Legends will battle for points on the quarter-mile while the Carpetland USA Late Models presented by Performance Concepts race on the fast half-mile.

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