RACE WEEKEND: Speedway Season Kickoff

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

The Iowa Speedway will soon be off to a fast start.

The first big racing weekend of the season gets underway Friday at 8:00 p.m., and the events will feature the Casey's General Store 250 and the DuPont Pioneer 250 a Nationwide Series Race.

Des Moines native Michael Annett will race Saturday night. Despite breaking his sternum in an 11 car pile-up in Daytona last February, Annett says he is now medically cleared to race.  Annett finished fifth last year in the Nationwide standings.

The campgrounds open Thursday.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.