The Inside Track by Jeremiah Davis

Racer-first mantra spurs IMCA Deery Bros changes

VINTON - The 30th season of the IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models kicks off April 8, and with it come several changes.Series Director ...

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Cassill finds stability with Front Row Motorsports

There's not a lot that hasn't changed for Cedar Rapids native and NASCAR driver Landon Cassill in the last year. Sort of parallel with what the sport ...

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Gase rolling through important off-season

CEDAR RAPIDS - Joey Gase has had one heck of an off-season. No, there were no big contracts or endorsement deals. But there were headlines. And award ...

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Iowa Speedway announces compact 2016 schedule

NEWTON - The 2016 racing schedule for Iowa Speedway is set. After NASCAR released its schedules for the top three national touring series Oct. 26 and ...

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Top 10 Eastern Iowa racing paint schemes for 2015

These days at the races, it's as much fun to walk through the pit area and examine the various decal wraps and paint schemes on the racecars as it is ...

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Aikey dominant at Yankee Dirt Track Classic

FARLEY - There's a reason Jeff Aikey is the most decorated driver in IMCA Deery Brothers Summer Series for Late Models history. The Cedar Falls drive ...

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Kay is Eastern Iowa Driver of the Year

WHEATLAND - For the second time in as many years, Justin Kay is The Gazette's Eastern Iowa Driver of the Year. The importance of the award and his fe ...

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Strickler goes back to back at IMCA Supernationals

BOONE - A few years ago, Modified racer Kyle Strickler walked into former NASCAR driver David Stremme's race shop with a plan.He wanted to go IMCA rac ...

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Bad luck plagues Eastern Iowans at IMCA Supernationals

BOONE - When you get right down to it, IMCA Supernationals ultimately boils down to one thing: luck.Yes, racers need to prepare, maintenance the car, ...

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Mixed emotions for Eastern Iowa racers on Opening Night of IMCA Supernationals

BOONE - For most racers in the Midwest - and any IMCA racer across the country - IMCA Supernationals is the marquee event of every racing season. Hund ...

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Special events cap IMCA Deery Bros season

WEST LIBERTY - With the surge of high school and college football, it's easy for some to forget the racing season isn't finished. Far from it, in fact ...

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Tradition aim dictates date change for ARCA Midwest Tour at Hawkeye Downs

CEDAR RAPIDS - The ARCA Midwest Tour returned to Hawkeye Downs Speedway in 2014 after having last run before that in 2011, but unfortunately for every ...

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IMCA national title possible for Olson

CEDAR RAPIDS - Before the 2015 racing season began, the goal Tony Olson and his dad Randy set out was 10 wins and at least one track championship.As o ...

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Independence Motor Speedway caps successful season

INDEPENDENCE - When Dana Benning took over as promoter for Independence Motor Speedway, many were skeptical of his decision to focus solely on the wee ...

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Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: August 26 (final)

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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