Iowa 250

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Iowa 250
Iowa Speedway track map.png
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Venue Iowa Speedway
Location Newton, Iowa, United States
Corporate sponsor Enogen
First race 2011
Distance 218.75 miles (352.04 km)
Laps 250 (Stage 1: 60 Stage 2: 60 Stage 3: 130)
Previous names Iowa John Deere Dealers 250 presented by Pioneer (2011)
Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 (2012)
DuPont Pioneer 250 (2013)
Get to Know Newton 250 (2014)
3M 250 (2015)
American Ethanol E15 250 presented by Enogen (2016–2017)
Most wins (driver) Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
Sam Hornish Jr. (2)
Most wins (team) Roush Fenway Racing (4)
Most wins (manufacturer) Ford (4)
Circuit information
Surface Asphalt
Length 0.875 mi (1.408 km)
Turns 4

The Iowa 250 presented by Enogen is a 250-lap, 218.75-mile NASCAR Xfinity Series race which has been held every spring since 2011 at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, in either May or June. It has had a different title sponsor every year, but the current sponsor is Enogen. The inaugural race was held in 2011, and was won by Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date No. Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2011 May 22 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.[1] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:03:40 106.132
2012 May 20 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.[2] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:02:29 107.157
2013 June 9* 6 Trevor Bayne[3] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:08:05 102.472
2014 May 18 54 Sam Hornish Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 218.72 (352.044) 2:04:28 105.45
2015 May 17 60 Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing Ford 259* 226.625 (364.717) 2:24:17 94.242
2016 June 19 18 Sam Hornish Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 218.72 (352.044) 2:07:51 102.659
2017 June 24 9 William Byron JR Motorsports Chevrolet 250 218.72 (352.044) 2:32:52 85.859
2018 June 17 7 Justin Allgaier JR Motorsports Chevrolet 250 218.72 (352.044) 2:08:33 102.100
  • 2013: The DuPont Pioneer 250 was scheduled to be held on June 8, 2013, was postponed to June 9 after multiple rain showers soaked the track.[4]
  • 2015: Race extended due to a green–white–checker finish.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
2 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 2011, 2012
Sam Hornish Jr. 2014, 2016

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
4 Roush Fenway Racing 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
2 Joe Gibbs Racing 2014, 2016
JR Motorsports 2017, 2018

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
4 United States Ford 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
2 Japan Toyota 2014, 2016
United States Chevrolet 2017, 2018

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2011 ABC Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2012 ESPN
2013 ESPN2
2014 ESPN Dave Burns
2015 FS1 Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip
Phil Parsons
2016 Michael Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2017 Phil Parsons
Regan Smith
2018 FS1 Adam Alexander Michael Waltrip
Regan Smith

References[edit]

  1. ^ Malloy, Mike (2011-05-22). "Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins Nationwide race in Iowa". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  2. ^ Hamilton, Andy (2012-05-20). "Ricky Stenhouse Jr. dominates Nationwide race at Iowa". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-06-02. 
  3. ^ "Bayne celebrates wedding with Nationwide win at Iowa". USA Today. 2013-06-09. Retrieved 2013-06-09. 
  4. ^ "RAIN FORCES NATIONWIDE RACE IN IOWA TO SUNDAY". NASCAR. 2013-06-08. Retrieved 2013-06-08. 

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