Midwest Speed Trials

The Midwest Speed Trials will be held Saturday, May 23rd, 2019 at Hawkeye Downs Speedway in Cedar Rapids.

This Electrathon America-sanctioned rally includes three events:

     Braking efficiency tests
     Handling competition
     Endurance race


The entry fee is $30 per car when submitted by May 16th. For cars registered after May 16th, please bring $40 with you to the gate. Trophies will be awarded to the top three cars for braking, handling, and endurance. The endurance winner is based on the best of two heats.


The fastest car will be added to the traveling trophy.

Teams arriving Friday night are invited to attend the Hawkeye Downs Speedway Stock Car Races free of charge.

Free camping is available at Hawkeye Downs, including electricity and water. There are also several hotels/motels close by.

If you have questions or need more information, please contact us.


Midwest Speed Trials
Electrathon America Sanctioned
Saturday May 18, 2019


7:00am – Track Opens
7:30 am – Drivers meeting
7:30 – 8:30 am – Inspections  (Electrathon America rulebook)
8:00 am – Braking and Handling open
9:00 – 9:30am – Hot Laps Open
10:00am – Heat 1 – No Pit Stop
11:00am – Heat 1 Ends 
            Time for lunch and repairs
12:00pm – Heat 2 – No Pit Stop (Maybe a 45 second, in the car pit stop)  We will vote at drivers meeting
1:00pm – Heat 2 Ends
1:30pm – Trophies
Scoring will be the best of the two heats
Fastest car will also be added to the Toyota traveling trophy
Trophies (5) will be awarded for overall endurance, braking (3), and handling (3).
2:00pm – Track cleared