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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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Hawkeye Downs season championships sees ‘consistent’ Austin Slabaugh crowned in Legends

 

CEDAR RAPIDS - In 2015, Austin Slabaugh took his first laps in a racecar. Fresh out of Mid-Prairie High School, the former football player joined the ranks of racecar driver in the Legends division.

At the end of just his third year in ... »

Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: Aug. 16

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 ... »

Watch: ‘Inside Track’ talks IMCA racing with Ryan Clark

Inside Track Live presented by Albert Auto Service welcomes IMCA Executive Secretary and longtime track announcer Ryan Clark this week to discuss last week's IMCA Speedweek, his year of attending races, what's to come with IMCA Super Nationals and other ... »

Troy Cordes' trial and error nets wins at Independence, Vinton

Trial and error is kind of a way of life if you're a racer.

Unless you have your racecar totally figured out - which ranges from exceedingly rare to almost impossible - trial and error is the only way to push for more speed. That's especially tr ... »

Watch: IndyCar tests 2018 aero kit at Iowa Speedway

NEWTON - The Verizon IndyCar Series was at Iowa Speedway for a second time in the 2017 season on Thursday - this time for a two-car test.

While it wasn't the enthralling action Iowa Speedway sees on a race day - testing rarely is exciting for an ... »

Watch: 'Inside Track' talks with IMCA Modified racer Tyler Droste

Inside Track Live presented by Albert Auto Service welcomed IMCA Modified driver Tyler Droste this week to discuss his season so far, his run of bad luck last week and breaking through at LaSalle.

Hosts Jeremiah Davis and Danny Lehkuhl also disc ... »

Eastern Iowa Driver Rankings: Aug. 9

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 ... »

Chris Simpson rebounds to dominant win at West Liberty

WEST LIBERTY - In 2016, Chris Simpson swept the pair of Open Late Model races at Farley Speedway and West Liberty Raceway, capped by a Tornado Tuesday victory.

His attempt at a repeat of the sweep ended on the first lap of Monday night's Corn Be ... »

Watch: Previewing the Corn Belt Clash at West Liberty

Before Tuesday's Corn Belt Clash Open Late Models race at West Liberty Raceway, take a tour around pit road with Inside Track Live.

It's $10,000 to win in the second of this two-night swing. Davenport's Spencer Diercks ... »

Spencer Diercks wins at Farley Speedway after Mike Marlar light at scales

FARLEY - Spencer Diercks just turned 21 years old, but celebrating a race win will have to wait.

He's got to work Tuesday.

But you better believe, the first chance he can, the Davenport racer is going to celebrate into the wee hours of w ... »