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Keselowski dominates, but survives for Iowa win

Keselowski dominates, but survives for Iowa win

August 2, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer NEWTON, Iowa — He had the lead and the win in the bag. His mind was starting to  focus on the flight home to Pocono where he will be racing for the win on Sunday. However then a flash of yellow brought him back to reality, at least, for a few laps. […]

Bayne takes Iowa pole at last second

Bayne takes Iowa pole at last second

August 2, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer NEWTON, Ia — It was a close call, but at the last second Trevor Bayne grabbed the fastest speed of the day recorded at Iowa Speedway. The speed came at the very end of the qualifying session for the NASCAR Nationwide Series qualifying for the U.S. Cellular 250 which will take place […]

The weekend that was: Indianapolis

The weekend that was: Indianapolis

July 29, 2014 No Comments

By Mark Schafer One driver earned his first career victory, another earned his 90th and before that the dirt was slung and a new king of dirt track racing was crowned. Jeff Gordon needed an extra restart, and a tiny bit of luck based off a timely caution to move within 10 wins of closing […]

NNS: Elliott Sadler’s team and crew chief fined after Iowa infractions

May 22, 2012 No Comments

For the second time this year, the No. 2 Chevrolet of Elliott Sadler in the Nationwide series has been fined for failing a pre/post race inspection. After the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, Sadler’s car was determined to be too low in post-race inspection. Previously, the No. 2 car was found to […]

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Three things we learned from the All-Star/Iowa weekend

May 21, 2012 No Comments

  It was a busy week for the three national NASCAR touring series. All three series were racing on the same weekend for the first time since the Texas/Rockingham weekend in the middle of April. The trucks and  cup series returned to Charlotte, where most of the race teams are based from, for the annual […]

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NNS: Stenhouse dominant in third straight win at Iowa

May 20, 2012 No Comments

NEWTON, IA–For the third time in a row, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and his No. 6 Roush-Fenway Ford was the car that got to pull into victory lane at Iowa Speedway. After sweeping the races last year, Stenhouse was the driver to watch  when the NASCAR Nationwide series moved into the 7/8th mile track in Iowa. […]

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NNS: Iowa Speedway presents new challenges to drivers

May 20, 2012 No Comments

NEWTON, IA–Most weeks, the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series race side by side at the same track. However this week is different. Instead of racing and being able to share notes and/ or get help from the cup teams, the NASCAR Nationwide Series teams are on their own. This marks the first of […]

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NNS: Elliott Sadler wins second pole of season at Iowa

May 19, 2012 No Comments

Elliott Sadler once again finds himself on the pole position for a race at Iowa Speedway. With a lap of 23.523 seconds/133.911 mph Sadler was the fastest of all 43 cars that are entered at Iowa for the Sunday race. This is the second time that Sadler has sat on the pole this season. It […]

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