Sam Mayer Dominates in the Casey’s General Store 150

Sam Mayer celebrates in Victory Lane following the Casey’s General Store 150 at Iowa Speedway.
Photo – Matt T. Thacker, NKP/NASCAR

NEWTON, Iowa. — The kid just keeps on impressing.

Sam Mayer earned his second victory of the 2019 season on Friday night at Iowa Speedway, leading all but eight laps from the pole en route to the victory.

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David Hyatt: Iowa Speedweeks is About the Fans

Photo – Courtesy of Iowa Speedway

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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Confidence Growing for Michael Annett as he Grows with the JR Motorsports

Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images

Michael Annett from Des Moines, IA is happy to be at Iowa Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR Xfinity Series US Cellular 250 on Saturday afternoon. the 0.875-mile oval is his home track and he’ll have lots of support from family and friends. This has been a banner year for Annett who is racing with JR Motorsports and at this point of the season is now eighth in the series point standings and with one win under his belt, he’s on his way to his first playoffs this fall.

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Iowa Speedway Hosts K&N Pro Series East vs. West Rivalry Race

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series Trophy from Iowa Speedway for the winner of the East meets West combination event on Friday, July 26, 2019. Photo – Jay Husmann for Fan4Racing Blog and Radio

Unlike other sports, division rivalries are rare in auto racing.  But the NASCAR K&N Pro Series has changed that, bringing the West and East together for combo events annually.  With two of these joint events on the 2019 schedule, the first being at Iowa Speedway for the Casey’s General Store 150 for the 17th time, the potential impact on the respective championship campaigns is tremendous, not to mention the bragging rights that go along with it. At least until the second combo event in August at World Wide Technology Raceway at Gateway.

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Fan4Racing NASCAR Weekend Preview of Pocono and Iowa – Thursday, July 25, 2019

Join host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann every Thursday night 8:30 to 10 pm ET for Fan4Racing NASCAR Weekend Preview as we rev up race fans for the upcoming weekend of racing! 

We’re previewing the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup, Gander Outdoors Truck, and ARCA Menards Series at Pocono Raceway, along with the Xfinity, and K&N Pro Series at Iowa Speedway. 

Then, stay tuned for Fan4Racing NASCAR Hot Topics Sound Off from 10 to 10:30 pm ET as we discuss all the hottest topics leading into the weekend of racing with co-host Andy Laskey and our Fan4Racing crew.

Call 929-477-1790 or tweet @Fan4RacingSite with any questions or comments during our LIVE broadcast.

Our LIVE broadcast begins at 8:30 pm ET, Thursday, July 25, 2019. 

As always…Thanks for listening!