Track Facts

Iowa Speedway is the nation’s most state-of-the-art motorsports facility. Located just south of I-80 in Newton, Iowa, the track showcases the first-ever driver designed speedway. The Rusty Wallace designed track offers 7/8 mile tri-oval racing with 12-13-14 degree compound banking in the turns and covers 600 acres of land. The tri-oval is 60 feet wide and includes a 20 foot apron. The 1.3 mile road course was designed by Alan Wilson with more than nine turns and it can be run two different ways. The facility also features six other race tracks.
 

Features:
- 50 Competitor Garages
- 28 Luxury Suites
- 2,000 Newton Club Seats
- 25,000 Grandstand Seats
- 104 RV Spaces on Backstretch
- Hospitality Village
- 2 Party Decks
- Tech Inspection Building
- Infield Care Center/Helipad
- Ticket Offices
- Gift Shop
- Year-Round Facility Use
- The First Floor of the Newton Club is 10,000 Sq Ft
- Media Center

Tracks
- 7/8 Mile Tri-Oval
- 1/5 Mile Oval
- 1/4 Mile Oval
- 1.3 Mile Road Course
- 7/16 Mile Road Course
- 1/8 Mile Dragstrip
 

Length of Track (after degree of banking):
- Turn 1 thru 2: 1,338 ft
- Backstretch: 869 ft
- Turn 3 thru 4: 1,338 ft
- Front stretch: 1,075 ft
- Total: 4,620 ft

Degree of Banking :
- 12-13-14 degree compound banking in the turns
- 10 degree front stretch, 4 degree backstretch


SAFER BARRIER

Iowa Speedway is the first racetrack in the nation to install the SAFER Barrier as the sole retaining wall surrounding the racetrack. This state-of-the-art safety system uses high-density foam to absorb the impact during a crash, making Iowa Speedway’s racing as safe as it is exciting.

Track-cams
Iowa Speedway is the first-ever racetrack to have multiple Track-Cams installed prior to paving the track’s surface. These wide-angle lens cameras are embedded in the surface of the track itself, providing incredible perspectives for television viewers.

 
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