United States

Iowa Speedway

Track Calendar + Track Info

Iowa Speedway is a world-class oval track located in Newton, Iowa, featuring 7/8 mile asphalt surfaces for stock car and short-track racing events. The track has hosted over 300 events since its opening in 2006, making it one of the most popular short track facilities in the country.

Upcoming Events and Sessions

Nothing on the radar. The engines are silent, the tires are cold and the asphalt is getting greener with every passing day.

Past Events

Nothing for now, but you know how things are... time passes, this list is bound to grow. Watch this space.

Iowa Speedway: Interesting Facts

Nearest track of a similar category is Ozarks International Raceway (379 kilometers away).

  1. The Iowa Speedway is the only NASCAR track the state of Iowa has, and is the first NASCAR sanctioned track to be built in the Midwest in more than 50 years.

  2. Iowa Speedway is one of only five NASCAR tracks to feature five distinct turns.

  3. The track is one mile in length and features four turns.

  4. The track was constructed specifically for stock car racing and featured synthetic surface technology, making it the first of its kind in the country.

  5. The Iowa Speedway has hosted four NASCAR Nationwide Series races, with Clint Bowyer, Joey Logano, and Kyle Busch each taking multiple wins.

  6. It has also hosted a full slate of other races including USAC, American Flat Track, and ARCA Racing Series events.

  7. The track seating capacity is around 70,000.

  8. Iowa Speedway is the most attended short track in the country.

  9. The track is owned by progressive holding company, which also owns the Daytona International Speedway.

  10. The facility includes a two-day go-karting experience which is open to fans looking to get an up-close and personal experience with the sport.

About Iowa Speedway