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 or black to honor our fallen police members.

We need donations for our candy dash that night. Please bring any donations of bagged candy to the office at the track.

On Tap:
McGrath Auto Hornets
Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks
Bulltown Legends Racing for a Cause
Miller Time Sportsmen
Waterloo Auto Parts Late Models
World’s Largest Candy Dash
Police Presentation
..and more!

 

Gates open at 6 pm, opening ceremonies at 7:20 pm with racing to follow. More information will be added as the date gets closer.

Bandit Big Rig Series: Saturday, June 9th

The Bandit Big Rig Series returns to Hawkeye Downs for the second year after being a fan favorite in 2017. The semi-trucks return on Saturday, June 9th.

Bandit Big Rig Series

More information will be available as the date gets closer, such as details and times.

Visit the Bandit Big Rig website.


Last year in the inaugural race, Tommy Boileau ended up in victory lane, and the fans saw an incredible race that you will not want to miss this year.

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 the normal time. Racing begins at 6 pm. The Big 8 Series will be joined with the other four weekly Hawkeye Downs Series as the regular drivers continue the battle for their championships.

More information will be available as the event gets closer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


History of the “Clash at the Downs”

Last year, Hawkeye Downs natives Brody Willett and Caleb Adrian “clashed” while competing for a win in the race. It was Rosemount, Minnesota’s, Joe Neisius that brought home his first Series win.

In 2016, Michael Bilderback won over Griffin McGrath.

In 2015, Adrian earned his only Big 8 victory at his home track in the series debut at Hawkeye Downs.

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 CARS
  • Miller Time: SPORTSMEN
  • Waterloo Auto Parts: LATE MODELS
  • Lil Racer Car Club: Big Wheel Races
  • HobbyTown USA Remote Control Trucks

 

The big wheel races for kids will be held on the family fun deck, just East of the main grandstands. The HobbyTown USA RC Trucks will be located behind the grandstands.

 

Gates open at 6 pm, opening ceremonies at 7:20 pm with racing to follow. More information will be added as the date gets closer.

Military Night: Friday, June 15th

The second annual Military Night at Hawkeye Downs will be held on Friday, June 15th. This special night includes appreciation and raising money for Military and Veterans.

 

Gates open at 6 pm, with racing beginning at 7:30 pm.

 

More information will be available as the date gets closer.


Last year was the first annual Military Night at Hawkeye Downs. $2000 each was raised for three separate charities that help Veterans as well as a meal that was hosted for active Military and Veterans before the races.

The inaugural 50-lap late model race for a $1000 victory saw Brody Willett beat the field, which included Landon Cassill.

Mid-American Series: Friday, June 22nd

The Mid-American Stock Car Series joins the weekly Hawkeye Downs as the third race of the Mid-Am racing schedule.

These stock car drivers from all over the Midwest will battle it out on the 1/2 mile in addition to the late model series. The hornets, legends, and hobby stocks will race on the 1/4 mile. Our sportsmen will have the night off as many of them will be racing with the Mid-American Series.

Gates open at 6 pm, with racing beginning at 7:30 pm. More information will be available as the date gets closer.

 


In 2017, it was Rick Corso from Illinois that brought home the victory in the 40 lap feature.