Cedar Rapids Kennedy graduate Kaden Reynolds won national Rookie of the Year honors in the stock car division and took home $5,000 in Dubuque last weekend.
Clear Lake’s Kody King, 15, took the season points championship in the Late Models division on Aug. 5. The 2022 campaign was King’s first full season driving Late Models at Hawkeye Downs.
Ian Pate, the leader in the Hornets division, is excited for the final two weeks of the Hawkeye Downs season.
See a multitude of model cars starting Saturday at the Marion Heritage Center & Museum.
Cedar Rapids Jefferson graduate Danny Lehmkuhl was thrilled with his first win at Hawkeye Downs Speedway.
Kacey Korsmo spent most of his Friday nights in the summer at Hawkeye Downs Speedway, watching his father, Kevin, race. After high school, he decided to get behind the wheel and now father and son race together.
Adam Petrzelka won his first feature this year in the hobby stocks division, while Jacob Tiegen returned from a previous wreck to earn his fifth victory this season at Hawkeye Downs.
Chad Vozenilek might see himself as a “rookie,” but he’s certainly not racing like one at Hawkeye Downs this summer.
Todd Ness may technically be listed as a rookie in the Sportsmen class this season at Hawkeye Downs but the Marion resident was born into the family of racing as the son of John Ness, who managed the historic track beginning in the 1970s.
Veteran auto racer Ron Boyse is enjoying his final trips around Eastern Iowa tracks, even hitting a few he hasn’t raced in a bit.
At Hawkeye Downs Speedway, no one’s conquered the elements recently quite like Kalona’s Austin Slabaugh. And perhaps no vehicle is hotter right now than Slabaugh’s No. 6 Legends car.
14-year-old Reggie Mitchell, a freshman-to-be at Alburnett, already has first win at Hawkeye Downs Speedway and sits fourth in the Hobby Stock standings.
NASCAR driver Joey Gase will be racing trucks this weekend on dirt at Knoxville Raceway, a relatively new experience for the Cedar Rapids native.
Auto racing is in the family blood, from grandpa to day. Now 12-year-old Tallan is racing at Hawkeye Downs Speedway
Jonny Williams is one of many second- and third-generation drivers pushing Hawkeye Downs Speedway toward its 100-year anniversary.