WEEK FOUR OF THE HY VEE RACING SERIES THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

WEEK FOUR OF THE HY VEE RACING SERIES THIS FRIDAY NIGHT AT HAWKEYE DOWNS SPEEDWAY

Lil’ Racer Car Club Grandparents Night!

(Cedar Rapids, IA  05/26/2016)—The Memorial Day Weekend starts at Cedar Rapids’ historic Hawkeye Downs Speedway this Friday night with week four of the Hy-Vee Racing Series on tap.

            This is the 91st season of racing at Hawkeye Downs! A full program of HY-VEE Racing Series heat and feature racing is on the card as Performance Concepts Big 8 Late Models,  Mountain Dew Sportsmen, Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks, Miller Time Hornets, and Dublin City Pub  INEX Legend Cars will take to the track.

This is the first week that two-week feature point averages will be used to determine lineups. That format will continue until Season Championships.

Jim Hanson has been the man to beat so far in both the Anderson Automotive Hobby Stocks and Mountain Dew Sportsmen and he holds the point lead in both divisions. Hanson has a pair of wins in each division.

Brian Gibson and Zach Less each have wins in Performance Concepts Late Models with Gibson leading the points in that division.

Dallas Chandler and Troy Scott each have a win in Miller Time Hornets with Scott holding a slight edge in points.

Kevin Korsmo holds the top spot in Dublin City Pub INEX Legends with a feature win to his credit.

The Dodge Street Tire Lil’ Racers Car Club returns this week with ‘Grandparents Night.”.  Lil’ Racers are encouraged to invite their grandparents to the races. (regular admission prices apply) When they introduce their grandparents to the crew at the Lil’Racer Booth  they will receive a ticket for a drawing for a $50 meat bundle from the Wilson Avenue Hy-Vee!

            Hawkeye Downs and Hy-Vee have again teamed up to offer a new and improved concessions menu this season along with the return of Pepsi Products for 2016. Your favorite adult beverages are available as well!

            The Front Gate and Concessions open at 6:00pm .  Pre-Race Ceremonies will begin at 7:20pm with the first race at 7:30.

Don’t forget “Happy Hour at Hawkeye Downs” with 2 for 1 Tallboys from 6-7pm!

.Adult admission (ages 18-61)  is $10, Senior Citizens (62+) are $7, Students (Ages 11-17) are $7, and Children 10 and Under are absolutely FREE with a paid Adult!

The full schedule for the 2016 season is available on the Hawkeye Downs Website (www.hawkeyedownsspeedway.com or www. hawkeyedowns.org)

Hawkeye Downs will again be using RainedOut.com in 2016 to notify fans by text or email of weather related announcements for the speedway. Sign up at rainedout.com.

Fans can also keep in touch by visiting the Hawkeye Downs Speedway and Expo Center Facebook page.