Item 1: Weekend ticket packages for all races at Iowa Speedway went on sale yesterday. Go to www.iowaspeedway.com to score yours. Do it before the turkey tryptophan sets in.
Item 2: As is my custom, I ordered two in the upper deck for the IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway on June 23 last night. $70 a pop. I've been to every IndyCar race at Iowa Speedway, ever.
Item 3: HUGE ... The race at Iowa Speedway was moved from Saturday night to Sunday afternoon this year, which leads to HUGER ...
Item 4: Knoxville Raceway (www.knoxvilleraceway.com) has, on its tentative schedule, a regular Saturday night winged sprints program set for Saturday, June 23. Admission is only $15 for adults. Beer: $3 for a 12-oz. can. It's low-pricing LUNACY.
Item 5: Knoxville is a 40-ish minute drive straight south of Iowa Speedway.
That means this year you can come to Iowa on the weekend of June 22 and 23, go to Knoxville Raceway for a face full of angry 410 sprint cars on Saturday night and then get your IndyCar on at Iowa Speedway Sunday afternoon.
Ka-BOOM. Plan it. Do it. Do it now.
If you've never been to a sprint car race, your first 410 sprint car race will change your life for ever. The sound of RAGE. See ya there.