U.S. Cellular 250

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U.S. Cellular 250
U.S. Cellular 250 race logo.png
NASCAR Xfinity Series
Venue Iowa Speedway
Corporate sponsor U.S. Cellular and Enlist Weed Control System
First race 2009
Distance 218.75 miles (352.044 km)
Laps 250

The U.S. Cellular 250 presented by New Holland is a 250-lap, 218.75-mile NASCAR Xfinity Series race which has been held at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa every summer since 2009. It has been traditionally held on the first Saturday in August, except in 2010 when the race took place on Saturday, July 31. U.S. Cellular has been the title sponsor every year since the event's inception.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Laps Miles (km)
2009 August 1 Brad Keselowski JR Motorsports Chevrolet 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:22:53 91.858
2010 July 31 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:05:56 104.222
2011 August 6 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Roush Fenway Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:11:20 99.937
2012 August 4 Elliott Sadler Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 250 218.75 (352.044) 1:53:31 115.622
2013 August 3 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 1:56:58 112.211
2014 August 2 Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford 250 218.75 (352.044) 2:02:49 106.867
2015 August 1 Ryan Blaney Team Penske Ford 260* 227.5 (366.125) 2:12:02 103.383

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
3 Brad Keselowski 2009, 2013, 2014

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
3 Team Penske 2013, 2014, 2015

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Make Years Won
4 United States Ford 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015
2 United States Chevrolet 2009, 2012
1 Japan Toyota 2010

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2016 NBCSN Ralph Sheheen Dale Jarrett
2015
2014 ESPN Allen Bestwick
Dave Burns
Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
Ricky Craven
2013 Allen Bestwick
2011
2011
2010 Marty Reid
2009 Jerry Punch Ricky Craven

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