Weekly Racing: Friday, August 10th

The second-to-last week of racing will take place on Friday, August 10th. We will have part two of the Candy Dash and Bike Giveaway during intermission! All five of our weekly racing series PLUS the final night for the AIRS Vintage Series at Hawkeye Downs.

 

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.

Season Championships: Friday, August 17th

The final weekend of weekly racing will take place on Friday, August 17th. Join us for our second annual Fan Appreciation Night, as well as celebrating the weekly champions. The night is presented by Fleck Sales and Whirlpool Corp.

On Tap:
– McGrath Hornet Finale
– Anderson Auto Hobby Stock Finale
– Bulltown Legends Finale
– Miller Time Sportsmen Finale
– Waterloo Auto Parts Late Model Finale
– Post-Race Party On Track
– Concert By Jake McVey
– $1 beers
– Buy-One-Get-One Sodas
– Champions Celebration
– And MORE

 

Gates open at 6 pm, opening ceremonies at 7:20 pm with racing to follow. Adult tickets are just $10, which gets you into all of the racing PLUS the on-track party & concert right after the races.

Fleck Sales

Iowa Donor Network Night: Friday, July 27th

The season is getting closer to ending, and another battle in the war to the championship will take place on Friday, July 27th. Fleck Sales presents “Iowa Donor Network Night” with special guest, NASCAR driver Joey Gase. Late models will have double features this week as part of a make up. Look for Gase to participate in the second race.

 

During intermission we will be having “Kids Riding in Race Cars” event again. Our concessions special is homemade chicken wings for $5

 

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.

 

 

 

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 Series
Driver Autograph Session
HobbyTown USA RC Trucks
Glenn Swinton Memorial Night Trophy Presentation

 

Gates open at 6 pm, opening ceremonies at 7:20 pm with racing to follow.

 

The driver autograph session will take place during intermission, just in front of the grandstands.

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, Marion, Springville, Anamosa, Center Point, or Fairfax!

 

On Tap:

  • McGrath Auto Hornets
  • Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks
  • Miller Time Sportsmen
  • Bulltown Legends
  • Waterloo Auto Parts Late Models
  • AIRS Vintage Series
  • Wall of Fame Inductions
  • Trophy/Teddy Bear Giveaway
  • Race Day Prize Pack Giveaway
  • Pulled Pork Sandwich Special

 

 

 

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.


Last year, we were happy to induct Sylvia Copler, “Rockin” Randy Lockwood, Blackie Lyons, Curt Martin, and Alan “Gadget” Sheppard into the Hall of Fame here.

 

Click here for a full list of Hawkeye Downs Wall of Fame members.

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 4th of July, so our next racing event will take place on Friday, July 13th with Casey’s General Stores “Wall of Fame Night”, which will include the AIRS Vintage Cars and the 2018 Wall of Fame Inductees. Any make up race dates will be announced at a later time.

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. The legends and hobby stocks will race on the 1/4 mile.

Gates open at 6 pm.  More information will be available as the date gets closer.

 

ON TAP:

Mid-American Series
Midwest Dash/Compact Tour Series
Anderson Auto Hobby Stocks
Bulltown Legends
Waterloo Auto Parts Late Models
$1 Beers
Kids Helping Hungry Pets Food Donation

 


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