2019 Spring Enduro — Sunday, April 7th

Pits open at 8:30 am. All cars must be inspected and have transponders. Must be lined up in staging by 11:15 am!

Registration: Click here to register

Payout (based on 50 entries):
1. $500 2. $200 3. $150 4. $125 5. $80 6. $60 7. $50 8. $40 9. $35 10-30. $25

Bonus: $25 for highest finishing minivan, $25 for highest finishing station wagon, $25 to highest finishing driver under 18, $25 to highest finishing driver over 55

Advance Entry: $40 until April 1st, then $50
Transponder Rental: $20
Pit Pass: $20
Admission: $5 (8 and under free)

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1. Any stock, 4 or 6 cylinder FWD vehicle accepted. No bracing accepted anywhere.
2. Dash, interior, steering and pedals must remain stock for that make and model. Loose interior items such as carpet and rear lower seat cushion may be removed. All insulation under hood, headlights, taillights and ALL mirrors must be removed.
3. Engine hood and trunk must be open for inspection.
4. Car horns, radio, and speakers must remain intact.
5. Stock carburetor/fuel injection system for that make and model.
6. Stock transmission, exhaust and unaltered differential for that make and model.
7. Battery must remain under the hood, and be securely fastened and covered.
8. Passenger tires only. Wheels and tires must be of like size. No low profile, racing, auto cross, competition DOT, or SCCA tires. Oversized lug nuts required on front hubs.
9. Gas tanks: If stock gas tank is ahead of rear axle it may remain in place. If stock gas tank is behind real axle, it must be replaced with a fuel cell or boat tank (max. 6.6 gallons). Fuel cell/boat tank must be covered, securely fastened with four metal straps and located in trunk.
10. Roll bar: (optional) A single hoop roll bar accepted or two (minimum of 1 – 1.5 inch) pipes from ceiling to floorboard allowed. Roll bar must be welded or bolted to car. In any installation of roll bar or protection bars, only interior fabric panels and headliners may be removed for bar installation. Interior door panels must remain intact. A cross bar behind the seat is also allowed.
11. Drivers door must be welded or chained shut. Driver side outside door plates recommended but must remain flat with no catching edges. Passenger door must be chained; however door must open when chain is removed.
12. Approved helmets, seat belts, gloves, and long sleeves required. Racing seats allowed.
13. All glass must be removed except for windshield (optional). You may want to run your wipers. All sun roofs must be covered with a minimum 1/8” steel plate.
14. NO Anti-freeze allowed. Drain before you reach the speedway.
15. Car must be painted in easy to see colors. Car numbers (side and roof) must be at least 20” in an easy to see contrasting color. Be prepared to change your number if needed.
16. No profanity, rude or crude images, political propaganda, etc allowed on cars.
17. We will attempt to make sure you can compete. Misrepresentation or deviation of the rules will result in penalty laps assessed at the beginning of the event.
18. This event will be transponder scored. Transponders will be available for rent or you may provide your own if you have one.
19. All vehicles must be removed within 3 hours after the event or will become the property of Hawkeye Downs.
20. Competition or track can claim any car for $1000 (minus safety equipment).

Sport Mods Return to Hawkeye Downs

In 2019, the roar of Sport Mods will be returning to Hawkeye Downs on a weekly basis.

With sponsorship from Cassill Motors, the cars, which usually stick to dirt, take to the asphalt to battle each week in an effort to conquer Hawkeye Downs victory lane and ultimately the championship.

An exciting race season is in store for race fans, as the sport mods will join the weekly classes of hornets, hobby stocks, legends, sportsman, and late models. The AIRS Vintage Cars will also be back for four race nights. A more detailed version of the schedule showing which series will participate in which nights will be available in the near future.

Although full rules have not been announced yet, more details will be announced soon. For more information, please contact caleb.slouha@hawkeyedowns.org

New Year New You Jubilee: June 15th

Hawkeye Downs & UFG Insurance presents

the New Year, New You Jubilee

Time: 9 am – 5 pm
Location: North Expo Hall

$5 General Admission, $20 VIP Admission


Health, wellness, beauty, culinary, crafty, and everything in between! Patrons will enjoy a diverse room of vendors, unique VIP extras, a specially designed concession menu, and massage/fitness options. There is nothing like this in our area!


For more information, please call: 319-365-8656


Attendee/VIP Tickets:  Click Here


Hawkeye Downs Speedway & Expo
4400 6th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

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Outlaw Street Drags to Debut in 2019

The popular fad of taking street cars to the race track will make its way to Hawkeye Downs for six events in 2019.

Over the past decade, street drag racing events have become immensely popular at many Midwest tracks, and will now be hosted on certain dates from May – September by Simmons Promotions.

These events give the opportunity for any “regular Joe” to bring their own street legal car to compete against others in a double elimination-style race which will put similar cars together in classes.

The dates for Outlaw Street Drags are:

May 2nd
May 23rd (Rain Date May 30)
June 20th (Rain Date June 27th)
July 18th (Rain date July 25th)
August 15th (Rain date August 22nd)
September 19th (September 26th)

The classes include:

OPEN (Heads up)
NOS OR Forced Air
DETROIT IRON pre -1980
4WD Gas
4WD Diesel
HIGH SKOOL (handicapped)

Riders are welcome (over 12 yrs old) EVERYONE must have seat belt on.

Pits & grandstands will open 6 pm

Practice 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Brackets start 7:30 pm

Shine & Show judging 8:30 pm

Admission $10 (pits or grandstands) $10 per bracket and NO extra fee for Shine & Show. (just pit pass cost)

For additional questions and comments, please contact Simmons Promotions: spiracing@aol.com