Dixon Turns Tables on Sato for Narrow, Exciting Victory at WWT Raceway

Dixon turns tables on Sato in a thrilling finish in the NTT IndyCar Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 1 at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday.
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Dixon turns tables on Sato in a thrilling finish in the NTT IndyCar Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 1 at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday.

NTT INDYCAR SERIES points leader Scott Dixon continued his winning ways in 2020 by holding off a hard-charging Takuma Sato in thrilling fashion, winning the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Race 1 at World Wide Technology Raceway on Saturday, Aug. 29 in the second-closest INDYCAR finish ever at the track.

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Shigeaki Hattori: The Man Behind Hattori Racing Enterprises while Merging International Racing Cultures

The Japan Toyota Technical Institute student crew members with Hattori Racing Enterprises team owner, Shigeaki Hattori (Right, Front) and the No. 1 driver Max McLaughlin (Center). Photo – Sharon Burton for Fan4Racing Blog and Radio

Hattori Racing Enterprises is an anomaly within NASCAR ranks as they participate in the K&N Pro Series East along with the Gander Outdoors Truck Series, where they won the championship title last year with Brett Moffitt. And that’s because their participation in the sport gives the two series an amazing international exposure that is driven by the man behind the organization. That man is Shigeaki Hattori who came to the United States from Japan at the age of 30 in 1995.

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David Hyatt: Iowa Speedweeks is About the Fans

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Former president of MRN radio, David Hyatt knows what it takes to give the fans what they want after 20 plus years at the helm.  He brings that same mentality to his current role as president of Iowa Speedway, now in just his second full season in the position.  With the races in 2019 scheduled the way they were, the race track ended up with doubleheader race weekends back-to-back, making for a very busy couple of weeks hosting the NTT Indy Car Series, the ARCA Menards Series last week and both the K&N Pro Series and Xfinity Series under the NASCAR banner this week.  But as the saying goes, sometimes you have to make lemonade from the lemons you are given and Hyatt saw this as an opportunity to maximize fan interaction, thus Iowa Speedweeks was born.

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Iowa Speedway Up Next for ARCA Racing Series

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Toledo, Ohio (July 3, 2018) – It’s seven down and four to go for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards as its summer stretch of eleven races in eleven weeks continues on this weekend as the series makes it’s annual stop at Iowa Speedway for the Fans with Benefits 150 on Saturday, July 7. Continue reading

Californian NASCAR Drivers Ecstatic about Competing on the West Coast

Kevin Harvick, the driver of the #4 Busch Beer Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 16, 2018, in Fontana, California. Photo – Sean Gardner/Getty Images

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – There was a time in NASCAR history when heading West felt like a bit like entering a foreign ground. But fast-forward to modern day in the sport, and California boasts a full lineup of natives eager to make good in front of the hometown crowd at Auto Club Speedway this weekend. Continue reading