Iowa Speedway announces two sellouts for NASCAR weekend – Newton Daily News

Iowa Corn is proud to be the premier partner of the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway. THE Iowa Corn 350, powered by ethanolwill showcase ethanol performance on the fastest short track on the planet.

“I’m happy to share with the NASCAR family why choosing higher ethanol blends benefits everyone,” said Stan Nelson, Middletown farmer and president of the Iowa Corn Promotion Board. “We can make a lasting difference today, without purchasing a whole new vehicle, but by simply choosing to fill up with ethanol at the pump. And we benefit not only the environment, but also our economy, because ethanol is the most affordable renewable fuel option on the market today.

Grandstand tickets and camping for the ethanol-powered Iowa Corn 350 are sold out.

The Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol, will take place on June 16 at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast live on USA Network.

This inaugural NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway culminates a weekend that will also include a 2:30 p.m. NASCAR Xfinity Series race on June 15 on USA Network and ARCA Menards Series races on June 14.

All three series are scheduled to hit the track June 14, ahead of the ARCA Menards Series event.

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Iowa Speedway announces sold-out NASCAR races

Iowa Speedway has announced that its sold-out NASCAR Xfinity Series race on June 15 will be called the Hy-Vee PERKS 250.

Additionally, Hy-Vee becomes the official grocer of Iowa Speedway and Kansas Speedway as enthusiasm for NASCAR’s return to the fastest short track on the planet continues to grow.

“Hy-Vee has long been a strong supporter of Iowa Speedway, and we are excited to have them join in a big way in our upcoming historic NASCAR weekend,” said Iowa Speedway President Eric Peterson. “Hy-Vee plays a vital role in communities across our state and region, so their involvement is another sign that everyone is rallying behind the return of NASCAR racing to Iowa.”

Hy-Vee is also the preferred partner of the NTT INDYCAR SERIES for the Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway July 12-14.

The Hy-Vee PERKS 250 is the second of three races scheduled for the historic NASCAR weekend at Iowa Speedway June 14-16. The weekend begins with the ARCA Menards Series race on June 14 and continues on June 15 with the Hy-Vee PERKS 250, the first NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa Speedway since 2019.

“Hy-Vee is excited to be a part of NASCAR’s return to Iowa Speedway,” said Matt Nickell, Hy-Vee vice president of sports marketing. “This is a natural partnership for us as there is a strong fan base for NASCAR and NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing in Iowa.”

And then, on June 16, the NASCAR Cup Series will compete in the Iowa Corn 350 Powered by Ethanol, the first NASCAR Cup Series race in Iowa Speedway history.

Although tickets for Saturday and Sunday’s races are already sold out, fans will be able to see all three series at the track on June 14 as practice for the NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series precedes the ARCA Menards Series race.

There are only a small number of tickets remaining for June 14, so fans should visit now to reserve their seats while supplies last.

Christopher Bell