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Iowa Speedway Announces 2020 Start Times for NASCAR Races

The NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250 start time moved to accommodate the Tokyo Olympics

 

NEWTON, Iowa (Sept. 24, 2019) – As race fans begin looking forward to 2020, Iowa Speedway, in conjunction with NASCAR, announced broadcast times and networks for NASCAR Xfinity Series and NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series races at the facility today.

Next year will mark 15 years of racing at Iowa Speedway. For the fifth consecutive year, Wide Opening Weekend will feature both the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series and the NASCAR Xfinity Series on June 12-13, 2020.

The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Iowa 200 will be seen at 7:30 p.m. CT on FS1 and heard on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 on June 12. The NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa 250 will air on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 at 7:30 PM CT on June 13.

The ARCA Menards Series will be in action on Friday, July 17. The NTT IndyCar Series will return to the Fastest Short Track on the Planet for the Iowa 300, under the lights, on Saturday, July 18, giving fans a full complement of stock car and open wheel racing during INDYCAR weekend.

The 2020 Iowa Speedway racing season concludes July 31-August 1 with another thrilling NASCAR doubleheader featuring the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Iowa 150 and the NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250. The NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250 will air on CNBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio Channel 90 on Saturday, August 1 beginning at 1:00 p.m. CT.

“Iowa Speedway’s broadcast partners offer some of the most thorough and innovative coverage in all of sports,” said speedway president, David Hyatt. “We’re proud to partner again in 2020 with the FOX and NBC families of TV networks as well as offer outstanding radio coverage from MRN and the IMS Radio Network. Whether our fans are tailgating in the parking lot, catching pre-race coverage or setting their DVRs to relive their race day experiences when they get home; they are going to be thoroughly entertained and informed.”

Start times and networks for the NTT IndyCar Series, ARCA Menards Series and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour races will be announced later.

About Iowa Speedway

Iowa Speedway, The Fastest Short Track on the Planet, is a state-of-the-art 7/8-mile asphalt paved tri-oval racetrack and motorsports facility located in Newton, Iowa. Our 2020 schedule includes three exciting race weekends: June 12-13 (NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Iowa 200 and NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa 250), July 17-18 (ARCA Menards Series Iowa 150 and NTT IndyCar Series Iowa 300) and July 31-August 1 (NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Iowa 150 and NASCAR Xfinity Series U.S. Cellular 250). For tickets, call 1.866.787.8946. To learn more, visit www.IowaSpeedway.com, “like” us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram.