3M 250

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3M 250
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Venue Iowa Speedway
Sponsor 3M
First race 2011
Distance 218.75 miles (352.04 km)
Laps 250
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)

The 3M 250 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 3M.The inaugural race was held in 2011, and was won by Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2011 May 22 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.[1] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:03:40 106.132
2012 May 20 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.[2] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:02:29 107.157
2013 June 9* Trevor Bayne[3] Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:08:05 102.472
2014 May 18 Sam Hornish Jr. Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 218.72 (352.044) 2:04:28 105.45
2015 May 17 Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing Ford 259* 226.625 (364.717) 2:24:17 94.242
  • 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

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
4 Roush Fenway Racing 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
4 United States Ford 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015
1 Japan Toyota 2014


Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Host Lap-by-lap Pit reporters Color commentator(s)
2016 FS1 Danielle Trotta Adam Alexander Hermie Sadler
Vince Welch
Michael Waltrip
2015
2014 ESPN Nicole Briscoe
Brad Daugherty
Dave Burns
Allen Bestwick
Dave Burns
Jamie Little
Vince Welch
Mike Massaro
Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2013
2012 ABC
2011

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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