(R-L) Jim Burbridge, Curt Hansen, Keith Fleck, Verlin  Eaker and Ed Sanger -  Miller 100 -1979

The Hawkeye Downs ‘Summer Shootout ‘ Has Seen Dirt, Asphalt And Short Track Racing’s Very Best

Photos © Kyle Ealy Collection Summer Shooutout Past Winners (PDF) By: Eric Huenefeld / For nearly half of its 90 year history, the speedway known as Hawkeye Downs in Cedar Rapids Iowa has hosted some of America’s top short track racers during the summertime months. Beginning in 1973, when promoter Keith Fleck organized the first ‘Falstaff 100,’ a tradition was …

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ARCA Midwest Touring Stars Roll into Hawkeye Downs Speedway with Some Heavy Competition

by Kari Shear-Carlson / Sep 1, 2015 – Drivers from seven different states will be making their way to the Midwest for the ARCA Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment’s Coors Light Summer Shootout presented by McGrath Powersports and Liz Girl Logistics at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids, IA this Saturday night, Sept 5th. Current point leader and …

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Dixieland 250 Line Up Continues with Morrissey, Calmes, Luedtke

Driver Highlights Continue… by Kari Shear-Carlson Aug 1, 2015 – 2011 Midwest Tour Champion, Andrew Morrissey, has three series wins, one coming at Elko Speedway and one coming at Madison International Speedway. His most recent win was this year on Memorial Day at Illiana Motor Speedway where he made an impressive late race pass on a restart going from third …

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Apel, Monday, Potter Next on the Road to the Dixieland 250

Driver Highlights Continue… by Kari Shear-Carlson Aug 2, 2015 – If you’ve made a trip to Slinger Super Speedway within the last 10 years, then you’ve heard the name, Steve Apel. In 2006, Apel was the Super Late Model Rookie of the Year. In both 2011 and 2012, he finished second in the point standings. But in 2013, he came …