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Brett Moffitt to race at IMCA Super Nationals

CEDAR RAPIDS - A lot can happen - in a hurry - when two friends want to go racing bad enough. When Cedar Rapids Late Model racer Griffin McGrath and ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: July 21

Welcome to the Inside Track's Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings. Each week of the racing season, the Gazette's Jeremiah Davis will rank the area's top 10 d ...

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Eckrich outruns Deery Bros field at Maquoketa Speedway

MAQUOKETA - Denny Eckrich finally feels like things are back to normal. After a 2015 in which he was largely without crew chief and brother Doug, who ...

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Podcast: ‘Inside Track’ talks drivers racing injured

The Inside Track Podcast returns this week with co-hosts Jeremiah Davis and Danny Lehmkuhl breaking down all things motorsports in Eastern Iowa - on d ...

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Notebook: Maquoketa Speedway set for rescheduled Deery Bros race

In early May, first-year Maquoketa Speedway promoter Scott Schurbon took stock of his racetrack and what needed improved. By his own estimation, the t ...

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The Cassill Commitment

There's a scene in "Breaking Bad" in which the bodyman Mike Ehrmantraut tells Walter White, "No more half measures, Walter." Now, the context might'v ...

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Zack VanderBeek dominates USMTS at Fayette County Speedway

WEST UNION - It's a big deal, getting to race in your home state on the United States Modified Touring Series. Racers from all over the Midwest and So ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: July 13

Welcome to the Inside Track's Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings. Each week of the racing season, the Gazette's Jeremiah Davis will rank the area's top 10 d ...

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Podcast: ‘Inside Track’ talks points racing vs money chasing with Justin Kay

The Inside Track Podcast returns this week with co-hosts Jeremiah Davis and Danny Lehmkuhl breaking down all things motorsports in Eastern Iowa - on d ...

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Notebook: IMCA addresses failed tire test in Late Model division

This summer, dirt Late Model racing has been a bit divisive, and in a few cases, controversial. Across the country, on-track incidents between racers ...

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Josef Newgarden historically dominant in Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON - Broken hand? No problem. Broken clavicle? No problem. Every other car in the paddock? No problem. Josef Newgarden had been second in the las ...

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Newgarden to 'muscle through' injuries at physical Iowa Speedway

NEWTON - Iowa Speedway's physical demands are a lot on any racecar driver in the Verizon IndyCar Series. Laps in just more than 17 seconds, averaging ...

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Halo, canopy discussion renewed as IndyCar comes to Iowa

NEWTON - Every time the Verizon IndyCar Series makes a trip to an oval, inevitably there's a renewed discussion on safety and the danger drivers are p ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: July 7

Welcome to the Inside Track's Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings. Each week of the racing season, the Gazette's Jeremiah Davis will rank the area's top 10 d ...

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Fitzpatrick, Droste get big wins at Independence

INDEPENDENCE - Scott Fitzpatrick was smiling before the question was even finished. After leading all but the first handful of laps in Wednesday nigh ...

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