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Benning returning to Independence Motor Speedway as promoter

INDEPENDENCE — What’s old is new again for Independence Motor Speedway.

The track announced Wednesday Dana Benning and h ... »

ARCA shares weekend with IndyCar at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON — In its short time as a major-level racing facility, Iowa Speedway has become a destination track for many drivers in several ... »

IndyCar returning to Iowa Speedway on July 18

NEWTON — Throughout his tenure as Iowa Speedway President, Jimmy Small has said repeatedly he and his staff are listening to the fans ... »

Iowa Speedway announces USAC Silver Crown race

Iowa Speedway announced Tuesday morning the United States Auto Club Silver Crown Series will return to Newton for the first time since 2012. ... »

Cassill in ‘one of the best places’ of his career

It’s been a season of bests for Cedar Rapids native and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Landon Cassill.

He opened the season wi ... »

Kay finishes 2014 in style

It’s hard to find new ways to put what The Gazette’s Eastern Iowa Driver of the Year Justin Kay did in 2014 into words.

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Former Indy 500 winner in UI Homecoming parade


IOWA CITY — When the University of Iowa's Homecoming parade rolls off Friday, its Grand Marshal will not be an alumni.

That ... »

Life in the fast lane

MANCHESTER — West Delaware junior Logan Mullen loves to race down the drag strip at speeds up to 100 miles per hour.

Mullen jus ... »

Small happy with Iowa Speedway’s 2014, hopes for more

The last 10 months have been a whirlwind for Iowa Speedway President Jimmy Small and his staff.

After NASCAR purchased the track late ... »

Pickart honored at Race 'Em or Wreck 'Em event in Farley


FARLEY — Whenever there's a tragedy in sports — especially in racing — there are many different ways to honor those hur ... »

Regulations for specialty race events defined after fatal accident

CEDAR RAPIDS — In the wake of the accident that »

Race ‘Em or Wreck ‘Em event to go on at Farley

CEDAR RAPIDS — Track officials at Farley Speedway confirmed Tuesday afternoon that the Race ‘Em or Wreck ‘Em event scheduled f ... »

Driver in fatal Hawkeye Downs crash identified

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids Police Department has identified the driver of the RV who was killed at Hawkeye Downs Speedway during a race ... »

Driver killed in accident at Hawkeye Downs Speedway

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids police confirmed Monday 68-year-old John Pickart, of Norway, was killed at Hawkeye Downs Speedway was kil ... »

Callahan has stars align for back to back Yankee wins

FARLEY – In a 100-lap race on dirt, it takes a few different things behind the wheel to come home a winner.

Drivers have to be patien ... »

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