116 3rd St SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401
Meet the Hawkeye Downs drivers: Cory Houdek
MEET THE DRIVERS AT HAWKEYE DOWNS
Name: Cory Houdek
Hometown: Cedar Rapids
Racing class: Sporstman
Car number: 19
Favorite local driver: Max Corporon
Favorite racing movie: Days Of Thunder
Best season finish at Hawkeye Downs: 2009 IMCA Stock Car Champion, 2011 Sportsman Champion
Most memorable racing moment: Last lap pass for the win on championship night, winning the championship by a margin of .0100 of a second and winning the points by one point.
When and why did you start racing: Started racing when I was 16 years old, grew up around racing in my family.
What is your favorite aspect of being a race car driver: Its fun to entertain friends and family, as well as people you don't even know cheering for you. Enjoy working on the cars and enjoy racing with your friends.