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Free Night: Friday, July 20th

Racing will be back at Hawkeye Downs Speedway on Friday, July 20th with six series of racing, and plenty of activities for all ages! Admission is free, so bring the whole family and your neighbors too. On Tap: McGrath Auto Hornets Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks Miller Time Sportsman Bulltown Legends Waterloo Auto Parts Late Models AIRS Vintage

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Wall Of Fame Night: Friday, July 13th

Casey's General Store night of racing will take place on Friday, July 13th. We will be inducting another established group into the Hawkeye Downs Hall of Fame and you won't want to miss out. Make sure to pick up your free admission ticket at a Casey's General Store in Cedar Rapids,

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June 29th Races Postponed Due To Heat

The Hawkeye Downs management team has been closely monitoring the forecast for this Friday, June 29th. In the best interest of safety for our fans, drivers, and staff we have elected to postpone this weeks racing due to the extreme heat forecast. Next week is a scheduled week off for the

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Mid-American Series: Friday, June 22nd

The Mid-American Stock Car Series along with the Midwest Dash/Compact Tour joins the weekly Hawkeye Downs as the third race of the Mid-Am racing schedule. These stock car and compact drivers from all over the Midwest will battle it out on the 1/2 mile in addition to the late model series.

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Recap: Week Five- Kacey Wins Dash, Foster and Floyd Victorious

Week five of racing honored our military personnel throughout the night. Although it was hot, the racing on the track was intense, especially during the McGrath Auto Hornets who had two feature races. The Lil' Racer Car Club served up some cold ice cream, and the kids were treated to

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Recap: Week Four- Nickell and McGrath Grab First Wins of Season

Race week #4 of the season was 100.7 The Fox Free night, which meant a full crowd. This year the event was layered on top of the "Racing for A Cause" Legend Series, which honors fallen police officers. During intermission, fans viewed a special on-track demo, and children were treated

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Weekly Racing #4: Friday, June 8th, 2018

The fourth weekend of weekly racing will take place on Friday, June 8th with FOX 100.7 FREE night, along with the Racing for a Cause Legend Series. Pick up your tickets at a local Dupaco Comm. Credit Union to get free entry into Friday night's racing. Don't forget to wear blue

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Recap: Week 3- Miller Wins Big 8 Thriller

The Big 8 Late Model Series came to Hawkeye Downs on Friday night for the fourth annual McGrath Auto "Clash at the Downs". Twenty-one late models showed for what was a caution free 48-lap feature race. Multi-time series champion, Jeremy Miller, came through the field to run away with the

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