Dakoda Armstrong to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing at Iowa Speedway

Photo - Robert Laberge/Getty Images

Photo – Robert Laberge/Getty Images

While Matt Tifft continues to recover from surgery from a low-grade glioma in his brain, Dakoda Armstrong will drive the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry in Saturday night’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway, multiple sources confirmed to CATCHFENCE.com.

On loan from JGL Racing, Armstrong will pilot the No. 18 Toyota Camry in Saturday night’s U.S. Cellular 250 for his 92nd career XFINITY start.

An official announcement is expected Tuesday morning. Continue reading

Brad Keselowski Says he Owed it to Team to Race at Iowa Speedway

Photo - Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Photo – Christian Petersen/Getty Images

While most of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage will take a much deserved weekend off for Father’s Day next weekend, driver Brad Keselowski won’t and will drive the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Iowa Speedway on Sun., Jun. 19.

Keselowski will make his sixth XFINITY start of the season at the NASCAR-owned short track, but the 2012 Cup champion said it was more than just liking the track as the reason for giving up some coveted downtime. Continue reading