Auto racing

Slick track at Hawkeye Downs doesn’t slow Kurt Bohnsack

CEDAR RAPIDS - While it was a clear and sunny evening Friday at Hawkeye Downs Speedway, race officials didn't expect to be that lucky. Storms plagued ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 24

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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Gustin, VanderBeek among favorites for USMTS at Upper Iowa Speedway

DECORAH - The Webster City-based United States Modified Touring Series doesn't race in Iowa all that often. But when it comes back to Iowa, the chance ...

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NASCAR, Iowa Speedway announce 2018 race dates

NEWTON - NASCAR released the 2018 schedules for its three national series on Tuesday, and with that came dates for Iowa Speedway's three NASCAR events ...

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Podcast: 'Inside Track' talks rent-a-rides after rain-filled weekend

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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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 17

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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Dan Jones wins first race since being paralyzed in 2012

DECORAH - Faced with where his racing career was concerned, Waterville driver Dan Jones had two options: quit or find a way to forge ahead. It was 20 ...

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Podcast: 'Inside Track' welcomes Kyle Strickler to talk Super Weekend win

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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Landon Cassill back in a Late Model at Hawkeye Downs

CEDAR RAPIDS - Landon Cassill drives a racecar for a living. It would be understandable if he didn't want to drive a racecar on his day off. But like ...

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Darrel DeFrance snaps Deery Bros win drought at Quad City Speedway

EAST MOLINE, Ill. - When Darrel DeFrance drew the pole position during the redraw ceremony Sunday at Quad City Speedway in East Moline, Ill., the crow ...

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Iowa Speedway trying to forge old, new fan connections

NEWTON - There seems to be a growing divide between a couple types of race fans across the country. Dirt racing fans who follow their local driver or ...

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Kyle Strickler, Jared Boumeester take big paydays at Modified Super Weekend

FARLEY - It took until 3 a.m. to become official, but Mooresville, N.C., driver Kyle Strickler added 50,000 reasons why his fellow competitors in Iowa ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 10

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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Farley Speedway moving to get on the map with Modified Super Weekend

FARLEY - When the Farley Speedway Modified Super Weekend announcement made the rounds over the winter, eyebrows across Eastern Iowa weren't the only o ...

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Cedar Rapids motocross trio mixing it up with the best

Chase Stevenson, Brett McLaud and Chaz Braden grew up in Cedar Rapids racing motorcycles and dreaming of one day becoming full-time professional motoc ...

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