Our Mission

is to provide and maintain business, entertainment, and cultural activities to benefit the community and its visitors.

Recap: 2018 Kicked Off Strong

Although fans had to wait an extra couple weeks for the first race of 2018, it was worth the wait as they saw competitive racing across all five weekly series, plus the AIRS Vintage Series which made their first of several appearances this year.   [caption id="attachment_3467" align="alignright" width="300"]

Read More…

Weekly Racing #2: May 25th, 2018

The second weekend of weekly racing will take place on Friday, May 25th. After a successful first week of racing, both drivers and fans are looking to see who can keep up momentum the next several weeks.   On Tap:

  • McGrath Family of Dealerships HORNETS
  • Anderson Automotive: HOBBY STOCKS
  • Bulltown Legends of Iowa: LEGEND

    Read More…

Big 8 Series “Clash”: June 1st, 2018

The Big 8 Late Model Series returns once again for the fourth consecutive year for the "Clash at the Downs IV". The best late model drivers in the Midwest compete for the win in the second race of the eight race championship. Gates open at 5 pm, an hour earlier than

Read More…

Season Opener Postponed Two Weeks

Hawkeye Downs, Iowa’s only full-time asphalt race track announced today that it is delaying its racing season by two weeks. Opening day for racing will now be May 18th, instead of May 4th.   “We have a lot of new and exciting things to offer our racers and fans this year. But, Mother Nature

Read More…

2018 Wall of Fame Inductees Announced

Each year at Hawkeye Downs, a special committee puts to vote a list of notable members of the racing community. These members are honored on our "Wall of Fame" night and inducted into our Wall of Fame which all that have been inducted can be seen upon walking in the

Read More…

March Events and News

Spring is approaching fast, and we are starting to get excited for the warm times! Take a gander at the events Hawkeye Downs has going on throughout the month of March.  

Motorcycle Swap Meet

Parts Girl Promotions will be holding the 38th annual Motorcycle Parts Swap Meet at Hawkeye Downs on Sunday,

Read More…

February Events and News

February may be the shortest month, but it is packed with different events each week at Hawkeye Downs. Racing season is fast approaching and we are working hard to prepare for our 93rd season! You can check out a short description of what is going on in the next couple

Read More…

January Events and News

The first month of the year means more activities at Hawkeye Downs. Get out of the cold with our events this month!

Gun Show

Trade Show Productions will be hosting the gun show once again in the expo center on the 5th, 6th, and 7th. For times and admission prices,

Read More…


Contact us if you have more questions or can't find what you are looking for.