American Ethanol E15 250
|NASCAR Xfinity Series|
|Location||Newton, Iowa, United States|
|Corporate sponsor||American Ethanol
|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)
|Most wins (driver)||Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Sam Hornish Jr. (2)|
|Most wins (team)||Roush Fenway Racing (4)|
|Most wins (manufacturer)||Ford (4)|
|Length||0.875 mi (1.408 km)|
The American Ethanol E15 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 American Ethanol.The inaugural race was held in 2011, and was won by Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
|Year||Date||No.||Driver||Team||Manufacturer||Race Distance||Race Time||Average Speed
|2011||May 22||6||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||Roush Fenway Racing||Ford||250||218.75 (352.044)||2:03:40||106.132|
|2012||May 20||6||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||Roush Fenway Racing||Ford||250||218.75 (352.044)||2:02:29||107.157|
|2013||June 9*||6||Trevor Bayne||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|
- 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.
- 2015: Race extended due to a green–white–checker finish.
Multiple winners (drivers)
|# Wins||Driver||Years Won|
|2||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||2011, 2012|
|Sam Hornish Jr||2014, 2016|
Multiple winners (teams)
|# Wins||Team||Years Won|
|4||Roush Fenway Racing||2011, 2012, 2013, 2015|
|2||Joe Gibbs Racing||2014, 2016|
|# Wins||Make||Years Won|
|4||Ford||2011, 2012, 2013, 2015|
|2011||ABC||Allen Bestwick||Dale Jarrett
|2015||FS1||Adam Alexander||Michael Waltrip
- Malloy, Mike (2011-05-22). "Ricky Stenhouse Jr. wins Nationwide race in Iowa". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
- Hamilton, Andy (2012-05-20). "Ricky Stenhouse Jr. dominates Nationwide race at Iowa". USA Today. Retrieved 2013-06-02.
- "Bayne celebrates wedding with Nationwide win at Iowa". USA Today. 2013-06-09. Retrieved 2013-06-09.
- "RAIN FORCES NATIONWIDE RACE IN IOWA TO SUNDAY". NASCAR. 2013-06-08. Retrieved 2013-06-08.
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