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PUBLIC SERVICE APPRECIATION NIGHT THIS FRIDAY AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Hawkeye Downs Speedway drivers and race teams are eager to get back to racing after weather pulled the plug on last Friday’s program. This Friday, May 26, marks week four of the 2017 Hy-Vee Racing Series at Hawkeye Downs Speedway. The speedway, Eastern Iowa’s premiere racing venue, is now in its 92nd year of operation and an integral part of Hawkeye Downs, a leading quality entertainment

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May 19 races Cancelled Due to Weather

Due to current weather conditions and an unfavorable weather forecast Hawkeye Downs Officials have cancelled the racing program for tonight, Friday, May 19. Hawkeye Downs Speedway makes every effort to run the racing program when practical. However,  in consideration of drivers who travel varying distances to race with us as well as driver and fan safety and comfort the difficult decision was made to cancel tonight’s program.. Racing resumes next

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COMING JUNE 2nd!

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COMPETITION HEATING UP WITH THE TEMPERTURES AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – This Friday, May 19, marks week three of the 2017 Hy-Vee Racing Series at Hawkeye Downs Speedway. The speedway, Eastern Iowa’s premiere racing venue, is now in its 92nd year of operation and an integral part of Hawkeye Downs, a leading quality entertainment venue. The A.I.R.S. Vintage Cars will join the regular racing divisions for a full night of racing for the first of two appearances

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Enthusiasm High Among Drivers and Fans at Hawkeye Downs

Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Drivers and fans alike have expressed renewed excitement about the Hawkeye Downs Speedway Racing Program after the first week of racing saw the highest opening night car count in several years. Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center, Eastern Iowa’s premiere racing and leading quality entertainment venue is characterizing its new racing season as one of great changes, fresh focus and renewed energy and the season opener’s

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WE ARE SO EXCITED

We’re so excited to welcome new friends and welcome back our awesome ardent supporters who mean so much to Hawkeye Downs. One of those who has been most ardent is Roger Cassill, owner of Cassill Motors and father to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill. Cassill has supported Hawkeye Downs and local racers for years. This year, Cassill Motors will sponsor a new event: Military Night, June 16, 5:00

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Hawkeye Downs Launches 92nd Season with New Focus

Hawkeye Downs Launches 92nd Season with New Focus “Big-Picture” Excitement for Racing and Beyond Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center, Eastern Iowa’s premiere racing and leading quality entertainment venue is characterizing its new racing season as one of great changes, fresh focus and renewed energy as a community asset for residents and visitors. This Friday night May 5th marks the official opening of the season. Josh Moore, President of the Board of Directors, said the board members and staff reevaluated the support and opportunities for the facility, including seeking input and listening to the community. “We now have a rejuvenated and exciting approach in the works with fresh enthusiasm from the board, our team, the city, our wonderful fans, families and new friends – all of

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