The NTT IndyCar Series announced on Thursday that they will return to Iowa Speedway in 2022 following a year away in 2021. The double-header race weekend takes place from June 23/24, 2022 and will be sponsored by Hy-Vee. Speaking about the news, Hy-Vee CEO, chairman and president Randy Edeker commented saying:

“With our strong connection to local communities and involvement in the state, we plan to host an event that will receive national attention and make Newton an annual destination for racing fans. “The weekend will be filled with multiple attractions and events that celebrate everything that is great about Iowa and NTT INDYCAR SERIES racing.”

Chair and founder of Penske Entertainment Corporation, owners of IndyCar and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Roger Penske commented on the news saying:

“We’re extremely pleased to return Iowa Speedway to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES calendar. “Over the years, Iowa has proven to be a fitting showcase for North America’s premier open-wheel series. A key oval and a hallmark on our schedule, we deeply missed seeing our fans in Iowa this year and look forward to what’s ahead.”

Iowa Governor, the Honorable Kim Reynolds commented on the news saying:

“The state of Iowa made a commitment to the sport of racing when the Iowa Speedway was built, and today’s exciting announcement of Hy-Vee’s partnership with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES reaffirms that. “Iowa is well suited to be an INDYCAR destination for racing fans nationwide, and I encourage Iowa businesses and organizations to support the success of this event in whatever way they can.”

Roger Penske concluded by saying:

“The state is rich with racing history and has a strong appreciation for INDYCAR and its terrific drivers and teams. “The fantastic addition of Hy-Vee and their commitment to our sport underscores the added value. Thanks to Hy-Vee and the State of Iowa for welcoming the return of INDYCAR racing to Iowa Speedway.”

The entire 2022 NTT INDYCAR SERIES schedule will be announced at a later date. For more details about this event and to sign up for ticketing information, visit www.INDYCARatIowa.com.

 

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