Racing June 26th Cancelled Due To Severe Weather Chance

NEWS: Due to the Enhanced Risk of severe weather today, Hawkeye Downs is cancelling races for tonight.

Per the National Weather Service, “Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds, large hail, and a couple tornadoes are most probable from eastern Iowa east into southern Lower Michigan and far northern Indiana, mainly between 3 to 11 PM CDT”

Safety for our fans, staff, and both traveling & weekly drivers is crucial. We appreciate the fans understanding this call being made early with many drivers coming from out-of-state tonight. We are working on a date with Mid-American Stock Car Series and Midwest Dash Series to reschedule. Other details will be announced in the future.

The 200-lap Autocrafters Enduro is still on for tomorrow! Admission for ages 9+ is just $5. Racing starts at 12 pm. We hope to see you there.

Weekly Racing: June 19th 2020

This event has been canceled due to unfavorable forecast.

Gates Open: 6 pm
Opening Ceremonies: 7:20 pm
Races Begin: 7:30 pm

Adults: $10
Seniors/Students: $7
Children 8 & Under: FREE


The second week of points racing from Hawkeye Downs, with the addition of Late Models and AIRS Vintage Series for the first time. Your favorite class will be here to race that night.

On Tap:

  • Bus Rides For Children
  • AIRS Vintage Series
  • Late Models
  • Legends
  • Sportsman
  • Hobby Stocks
  • Hornets
  • Sport Mods

Racing To Restart June 12th, Other Dates Announced

After a whirlwind start to the season, fans are now allowed back in the stands for racing events! We used the time to improve our campus for when people return, and are excited to have you back.

It’s time to get the season started..and we will have a jam-packed schedule for racing. From weekly racing to enduros or Outlaw Street Drags, the track will have plenty for the fans. Take a look at the updated schedule below:

Friday, June 12th
Weekly Points Racing, COPS Night + Midwest Truck Series

Sunday, June 14th
Outlaw Street Drags

Friday, June 19th
Weekly Points Racing

Friday, June 26th
Weekly Points Racing + Mid-Am Series + Midwest Dash Series

Saturday, June 27th
200-Lap Enduro (Tropical Theme)

Friday, July 10th
Weekly Points Racing w/ AIRS

Thursday, July 16th
Outlaw Street Drags

Friday, July 17th
Weekly Points Racing

Friday, July 24th
Weekly Points Racing w/ AIRS

Friday, July 31st
Weekly Points Racing

Friday, August 7th
Weekly Points Racing

Friday, August 14th
Weekly Points Racing w/ AIRS + Wall of Fame

Thursday, August 20th
Outlaw Street Drags

Friday, August 21st
Season Finale w/AIRS + Post-Race Party

Sunday, August 30th
Road Course Enduro (Road Construction Theme)

Saturday, September 17th
Outlaw Street Drags

Sunday, September 27th
200-Lap Enduro (80’s Theme)

Sunday, October 11th
200-Lap Enduro (Halloween Theme)


Spring Special Pushed Back

Due to the projected forecast for Saturday’s Spring Special, the event has been delayed to this afternoon. We still plan on getting the racing in this afternoon, but have pushed back to allow drivers to arrive and track to dry.

The new schedule is as follows:

12 pm – Pits Open
1:30 pm – Driver Meeting
2-3:15 pm – Hot Laps
4 pm – Qualifying
4:30 pm – Racing