Hawkeye Downs presents Fan Appreciation Night & Season Championships Friday August 18, 2017 Gates open at 6:00 pm Races begin at 7:30 pm Join us in celebrating our 2017 racing year. There will be plenty of action on and off the track. There will be plenty of prizes given away, as well as the opportunity to meet the drivers and get their autograph afterwards For the
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(August 11th, 2017 by Caleb Slouha) Yet another wild night of racing brought the championship battles even closer on Friday night, as we head into the final night of racing next week. — The AIRS Vintage Cars were brought back for one final time this season due to demand from the fans. Hawkeye Downs “Wall of Fame” driver Johnny Spaw led the opening laps of the race, but Craig Stepanek
(August 4th, 2017- By Caleb Slouha) The fans who attended Friday night’s races spectated some of the best racing of the year, and we anticipate the final few weeks will do the same. — Friday night hosted the final Carpetland USA “Floor-It” Dash of the year. Just a three-lap dash with only three cars became an exciting finish. John Ferden took the lead from the start, but Sydney Henderson charged
(July 28, 2017– By Brad Grupe) Racing in the Hy-Vee Racing Series returned to Hawkeye Downs Speedway Friday Night, July 28 after a one-week hiatus thanks to extreme temperatures and weather. Croell Redi-Mix presented the evenings’ action with all classes battling for valuable points with just a handful of races left in the 2017 season. — Dallas Chandler earned his third win of the season in Miller Time Hornets after
Here at Hawkeye Downs, we LOVE racing. However, we love our fans, drivers, and crews even more. Because of this, we have decided to CANCEL racing due to extreme heat and the increased chance for severe weather. Stay updated on Facebook and the Website for more information as it becomes available. Hawkeye Downs uses rainedout.com for weather updates. Be sure to sign up today!
(July 14th, 2017– By Caleb Slouha) After a week off, racing resumed at Hawkeye Downs for the Hy-Vee Racing Series which included the AIRS Vintage Cars for the second time this year. — Robin Atkins got a strong start to the AIRS race, but once Bart Miller made the pass to second just three laps in, he quickly caught up to the leader. With two to go, Miller took the
(June 30th, 2017– By Caleb Slouha) The final race in June for the year saw some fantastic racing from all Hy-Vee Racing Series. The Racing For A Cause Series and regional legend qualifier brought 17 legends cars for a $1000 to win race which was a thrill to watch. — The Miller Time Hornets feature saw a wild race once again this week. The “big one” struck just three laps
This Friday night is “Hibu Night at the Races” and the annual Racing for a Cause event benefiting Concerns of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S). The highlight of the night is a $1000 to win Regional Qualifier for Dublin City Pub INEX Legends. The special race in conjunction with C.O.P.S. is sponsored by Hershberger Enterprises of Kalona. 25-30 Legends are expected for this race, which is the first of four throughout Iowa.
2017 Ultimate Fan Guide A reference for fans regarding what Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo has to offer, and more! For more information on any of these topics, please contact us. Alcohol: Beer options are provided at the track from 6 until just before races end. We will not serve beer to anyone under the age of 21. Hawkeye Downs does have a 2-for-1 “happy hour” from 6-7 pm most Friday nights during the racing season. Proper ID will be required. No alcohol or tobacco is allowed in the “Family Area” located near turn one. Bingo: We also have some of the best bingo around! Doors open at 4:30pm every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday nights. Bingo begins at 6:30pm with consistent payouts. We also have concessions and meal specials most
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