Jeremy Miller, three-time Big 8 Series champion, advanced from his tenth starting position to claim victory in the caution-free 48 lap McGrath Family of Dealerships “Clash at the Downs” at Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids Iowa Friday night.   The victory is Miller’s thirteenth career Big 8 Series win, which leads the all-time series wins list.    […]

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Almost a decade ago, Landon Cassill’s career began to gain momentum as he raced at his home track, Hawkeye Downs (IA), and then took on the rest of the country. In those days he was a teenager, now almost thirty, but came back to his home track Friday for the first time since first annual […]

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For the first time in almost 10 years, NASCAR driver Landon Cassill will be returning to race at his home track of Hawkeye Downs (IA).  Cassill, who currently drives the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports car on the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series circuit, will be competing in a special Late Model race at the […]

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After nearly a year hiatus from racing, Caleb Adrian got back behind the wheel last weekend at Hawkeye Downs Speedway (IA).  Despite not competing in 11 months, the Walcott, Iowa driver had no problem dusting off the rust as he pulled his No. 29 machine into Victory Lane.   “It was so crazy, my goal […]

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Some of the best Late Model drivers in the Midwest came together at Hawkeye Downs Speedway (IA) Friday night for the Big 8 Late Model Series “Clash at the Downs.”  At the end of the night, the event lived up to its name when leaders Caleb Adrian and Michael Bilderback clashed on the final lap. […]

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For the second straight year, the “Best Weekly Warriors in the Country” are set to descend upon Eastern Iowa.   This Friday night June 3, the Big 8 Late Model Series returns to Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids for the running of the McGrathAuto.com “Clash at the Downs II.” Nearly 30 of the most competitive […]

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ILLINOIS Grundy County Speedway – Eddie Hoffman won the 61-lap Larry Schuler Memorial to clinch the season-long championship at the Chicagoland-based race track.  The season is now complete at Grundy County. INDIANA Anderson Speedway – Jimmy “Bulldog” McCune led all 50 laps to record the hat trick in Must See Extreme Racing Winged Sprint action […]

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The ARCA Midwest Tour is excited to announce the 2015 series schedule. The 2015 season will be one of the best seasons yet, returning to some of the best tracks in the Midwest and highlighted by historic events.   The Stars of the ARCA Midwest Tour will kick off the 2015 season with the 7th […]

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Ty Majeski has something figured out with the flat half-mile ovals. Earlier this season, he picked up the Border Wars II win at Illiana Motor Speedway in Schererville, Indiana. On Saturday, he made his first visit to Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, Iowa picked up his second win of the season. After starting seventh, […]

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10:12 For Midwest Tour Powered by Speed51.com, this is Kevin Ramsell. Good night from Cedar Rapids. 10:11 10:11 Congratulations again to Ty Majeski on his second win of the season in the ARCA Midwest Tour. This will conclude our coverage tonight from Hawkeye Downs Speedway. 10:04 (Speed51.com photo) 10:03 Comment From Guest Way to go Barstad, […]

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