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Difficult Qualifying for Claman De Melo in Iowa

Newton, IA (July 7, 2018) – Dale Coyne Racing’s rookie, Zachary Claman De Melo, had his first taste of a short oval aboard an Indy car on Saturday during practice and qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300. Unfortunately for the #19 Paysafe driver, it wasn’t the easiest of days as he qualified 20th for Sunday’s […]

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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Saturday – final IndyCar practice result and notes

By Steve Wittich The 21 car field for the Iowa Corn 300 had one final 30 minute practice session to dial their cars in before tomorrow’s race. With a 4:44pm start on Sunday afternoon, the practice that began at 6pm should afford the drivers and engineers a close simulation to weather conditions they will encounter...

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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Saturday – IndyCar qualifying results and notes

By Steve Wittich A lot of very loose race cars, a potential incredible storyline, and improving track and a dominating final run were the key stories of qualifying for the Iowa Corn 300, but at the end of the day, it was Will Power who won the 48th pole of his career. One driver had...

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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Saturday – IndyCar Practice 1 – notes and results

By Steve Wittich Sorry for the delay in getting this update to you. The delay was caused by waiting for Hildebrand to clear medical.  Despite not testing at Iowa Speedway this year, Team Penske unloaded quickly, and ended up in the top three spots of the timesheet. Last year’s winner Josef Newgarden turned the fastest...

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Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Saturday – open – social report and a few notes – 9am

By Steve Wittich Good morning from Iowa Speedway, where a busy day of IndyCar, MRTI and ARCA action is scheduled to get under way in an hour. According to our friend, @IndyCar_WxMan, the forecast for today looks like it will a wonderful day to be at the race-track. Today's weather conditions @iowaspeedway: lots of sun,...

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Gutierrez and Jones Ready to Take On Iowa Speedway

Gutierrez and Jones Ready to Take on Iowa Speedway Newton, IA (July 7, 2017) – Dale Coyne Racing driver Esteban Gutierrez will be making his official oval debut this weekend at the Iowa Corn 300 while teammate Ed Jones will be taking part in his first Verizon IndyCar Series race at Iowa Speedway. The pair of...

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2017 Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway – Steve’s Preview

Six straight years of Andretti Autosport dominance came to an end by the time the checkered flag fell on the tenth anniversary edition of the Iowa Corn 300. Ed Carpenter Racing’s Josef Newgarden shucked (groan… oh great, there’s the first lame corn based pun) the competition while leading 282 of 300 laps on the way to...

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Rahal Finished 16th in the Iowa Corn 300 at Iowa Speedway

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing Iowa Corn 300 – Iowa Speedway Verizon IndyCar Series RACE NOTES/QUOTES – Sunday, July 10, 2016 RAHAL FINISHED 16TH IN THE IOWA CORN 300 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY  GRAHAM RAHAL, No. 15 Mi-Jack/RLL Dallara/Honda/Firestone:  “It was a frustrating day. We were really hard on the tires; they were vibrating like nothing I […]

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IOWA CORN 300 AT IOWA SPEEDWAY RACE NOTES

Race Notes: Rookie Alexander Rossi started from the 17th position and came out on top for the Andretti quartet in Iowa, leading four laps on his way to a 6th-place finish in his first race at the short oval. It was a night of frustration for Colombian Carlos Munoz. Struggling with handling issues in the […]

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KVSH Racing’s Bourdais Finishes Eighth In Iowa Corn 300

Qualified: 16th  Finished:  Eighth                              Iowa Corn 300 Race Summary: Sebastien Bourdais in the No. 11 Team HYDROXYCUT – KVSH Racing Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone entry was seventh on the speed charts after both practice sessions yesterday, but qualified 16th for the Iowa Corn 300. He drove a solid race picking his way through the field and moving into 11th place […]

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