The opening weekend of action at the Iowa Speedway is just a few days away and it will be capped off by Sunday’s running of the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250, the first of two NASCAR Nationwide Series races at the track this season.
Iowa Speedway C.E.O. Doug Fritz says there’s excitement on opening day of any sporting event, and he says will the staff of the track is excited, the fans are too. The first Nationwide race in 2011 drew more than 37,800 fans and Fritz says another big crowd will watch this weekend.
The last couple of weeks have been really, really hot on ticket sales and between now and race time it picks up even more,” Fritz says. He says there’s a good forecast for the weekend and expects sales to continue at a strong pace.
Fritz says tickets for this weekend are still available at IowaSpeedway.com or you can call 1-866-RUSTY-GO to find out about all the events surrounding the races.
The track opens for practice on Saturday morning.