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Podcast: ‘Inside Track’ talks Indy 500, Coca-Cola 600, Hawkeye Dirt Tour

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: VanderBeek protects home turf as USMTS invades Upper Iowa Speedway

Familiarity breeds comfortability. That much is true in and out of sports, but it's especially true when it comes to racing venues and the drivers wh ...

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Rust goes from B-main to Victory Lane in Hawkeye Dirt Tour main event

VINTON - While lightning danced across the sky in three directions of Benton County Speedway, the field of IMCA Hawkeye Dirt Tour Modifieds danced aro ...

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Time Machine: Iowa-based Cahill Racing Team found its niche

Editor's note: This is a continuing series of Eastern Iowa sports history "Time Machine" articles. Mark Dukes worked at The Gazette from 1973 to 1998, ...

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Rain adds extra challenge for Hawkeye Downs racers

CEDAR RAPIDS - Drivers at Hawkeye Downs Friday were racing more than just each other.With lightning to the east and rain in turns three and four durin ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 25

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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Notebook: Kay makes emphatic IMCA return with pair of wins

Over the last three or four years, Wheatland driver Justin Kay dominated the Late Model conversation in Eastern Iowa. In both 2014 and 2015, he won th ...

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Podcast: ‘Inside Track’ talks race procedure, formats; welcomes IMCA’s Kevin Yoder

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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Murty, Olson, Ackerman top busy night at Benton County Speedway

VINTON - Sunday night at Benton County Speedway in Vinton was a take-your-pick of impressive and memorable storylines for IMCA dirt racers. Take IMCA ...

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Less takes home $1,000 in Late Model win at Hawkeye Downs

CEDAR RAPIDS - Zach Less didn't even know he was racing for $1,000 to win in Late Model at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids on Friday night - at ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 18

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 tires, win streaks with Tony Olson

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: Ballard embraces the boos at Benton County Speedway

When Marengo driver Nathan Ballard got out of his car after his IMCA Hobby Stock main event on Sunday evening at Benton County Speedway, he was shower ...

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Callahan makes late pass to take Deery Bros win at Quad City Speedway

EAST MOLINE, Ill. - For 35 of the 40 laps in the IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models main event at Quad City Speedway on Sunday night, i ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: May 11

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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