Gift Large

Iowa Speedway Cares Spreads Holiday Cheer to Several Local Organizations


Speedway donates nearly $10,000 in contributions this holiday season

NEWTON, Iowa (Dec. 19, 2019) – The spirit of giving is not just a seasonal belief at Iowa Speedway; it’s the racetrack’s way of doing business. Giving back to the community while providing a valuable fund-raising platform for the community year-round.

Iowa Speedway Cares will donate nearly $10,000 to local service groups and organizations this holiday season. Iowa Speedway Cares is a donor advised fund of the NASCAR Foundation, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. As the charitable arm of Iowa Speedway, our mission is to support youth-focused organizations in central Iowa.

"We’re happy to make a difference in the lives of our neighbors," said Iowa Speedway President David Hyatt. "When we launched Iowa Speedway Cares, we knew it had the ability to benefit those in the community and we are seeing that come to fruition."

Recipients include:

  • Combat Hunger – Food Bank of Iowa
  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Iowa – State of Iowa
  • Newton Community Educational Foundation – Newton High School
  • Friends of Newton Parks – Newton Community
  • WEST Academy – Newton Community School District
  • Nick’s Christmas Club – Jasper County
  • Variety – the Children’s Charity – State of Iowa

About The NASCAR Foundation

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing Inc. (NASCAR) established The NASCAR Foundation in January 2006 to support initiatives that positively affect the lives of children throughout the United States. The 501(c) (3) non-profit entity partners with medical experts and other charitable organizations to fund children’s health care programs. The NASCAR Foundation has cumulatively donated more than $34 million to reach more than 1.25 million children. For more information on The NASCAR Foundation, visit NASCARfoundation.org. Follow The NASCAR Foundation on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/NASCARFoundation or on Twitter at @NASCAR_FDN.

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 RV & 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.