Travel Tips: Iowa Speedway – July 29-30, 2016

credit: NASCAR Media
by Paula Thompson

NASCAR’s Xfinity Series and K&N Pro Series East and West head back to Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, for the U.S. Cellular 250 weekend, taking place Friday and Saturday, July 29-30. The two races kick off Iowa Speedweeks, which is in conjunction with Knoxville Raceway, home of the 56th annual Knoxville Nationals sprint car races, being held Aug. 10-13.

Fans in town early can check out the Xfinity Series Hauler Parade in downtown Newton on Thursday, July 28 at 6 p.m. CT.

The post-race concert series will feature Snake Oil on Friday night after the K&N Pro Series race, while the post-race party on Saturday will feature Tim Dugger.

Key on-track times:

Friday, July 29 –
  • K&N Pro Series practice – noon and 2 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series practice – 4 and 6 p.m. CT
  • K&N Pro Series qualifying – 5 p.m. CT
  • K&N Pro Series Casey’s General Stores 150 presented by Vatterott College – 8 p.m. CT
Saturday, July 30 –
  • Xfinity Series qualifying – 3:15 p.m. CT
  • Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250 – 7 p.m. CT
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Travel Tips: Iowa Speedway – July 29-30, 2016 Travel Tips: Iowa Speedway – July 29-30, 2016 Reviewed by Paula on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Rating: 5