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Keselowski headlines list of drivers heading to Iowa Speedway

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The U.S. Cellular 250 will be run on Aug. 3 at the Iowa Speedway. The U.S. Cellular 250 will be run on Aug. 3 at the Iowa Speedway.

In it's eight years, the Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa has quickly become a major hub for open wheel, truck and stock car racing.

Aug. 3rd, the speedway will be hosting it's most important event of the year, the NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250, featuring reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Champ Brad Keselowski.

Kesleowski is currently 13th in this year's standings.

He isn't the only big name heading to Newton.  

The drivers at this year's event includes some of the best from all platforms racing has to offer.

Iowa Speedway CEO Doug Fritz said it's the strongest field they've had.

"You know, (Keselowski's) got to compete with drivers like Brian Vickers, who just won the Sprint Cup Series race in New Hampshire," Fritz said.  "We've also got Trevor Bayne in our lineup. He's a past Daytona 500 champion and Sam Hornish who has won the Indianapolis 500," Fritz said.  "So, we've got a really stellar lineup of drivers."

The U.S. Cellular 250 gets underway Aug. 3, at 7 p.m.

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