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Iowa Speedway will be one of only three tracks to host both the NTT IndyCar Series and the NASCAR Cup Series next season. (IndyCar photo)

Sold-Out Cup Series Race At Iowa Snags Title Sponsor

JOHNSTON, Iowa — Iowa Corn will be the title sponsor for the first-ever NASCAR Cup Series race at Iowa Speedway.

The event will be called the Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol. 

“I am pleased to share with the NASCAR family, why choosing higher blends of ethanol benefits everyone,” said Stan Nelson, a farmer from Middletown and the Iowa Corn Promotion Board President. “We can make a sustainable difference today, without buying a whole new vehicle, but by simply choosing to fuel up with ethanol at the pump. A

“nd not only are we benefiting the environment but also our economy, as ethanol is the most affordable renewable fuel option on the market today.”

Grandstand tickets and camping for the Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol, are sold out and only a select number of tickets remain for the NASCAR Xfinity Series and ARCA Menards Series races at Iowa.

The Cup Series race will take place on June 16, with the Xfinity Series race set for June 15. ARCA runs on June 14. 

All three series are scheduled to be on track on June 14, prior to the ARCA event.

“The Iowa Corn 350, Powered by Ethanol, will give us as farmers a platform across the country to share the benefits of ethanol with consumers and fans,” said Jolene Riessen, a farmer from Ida Grove and the Iowa Corn Growers Association President. “We know that a partnership like this is unique and will be impactful!

“With the audience NASCAR captures, Iowa Corn will be able to share the benefits of ethanol while also showcasing farmers from our great state.”