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Jeremiah Davis

Hi, I'm Jeremiah Davis. I grew up in northwest Iowa, went to Iowa State, then spent a year living in Phoenix before coming to Cedar Rapids in May 2013. I cover Iowa Hawkeyes football and men's basketball, as well as auto racing for the Gazette.

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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 drivers across all divisions.

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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 even ... »

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 chances an Iowa native runs well almost always are high.

Such is the case again for this weekend, whe ... »

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 dirt and asphalt. In this week's podcast, the two recap some national racing news after rain washed out ... »

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 drivers across all divisions.

Think the list should be different? Tweet him at ... »

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 2012, and he was lying in a hospital bed, paralyzed from his T9 vertebrae (just above the waist) d ... »

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 dirt and asphalt. In this week's podcast, the two recap the Modified Super Weekend at Farley Speedway. ... »

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 so many others he competes against weekly in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, Cassill is a ... »

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 crowd gave a haughty cheer.

The Marshalltown driver has been at all 473 events the IMCA Deery Broth ... »

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 would rather he stay out east.

A two-time IMCA Super Nationals champion, Strickler is no stran ... »

Landon Cassill self-engineering a way to NASCAR success
As the sun rose in a cloudless sky on Port Orange, Fla., the serene silence of a February morning was broken by the flap of legs hitting the surface o ... »