XFINITY Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway


Race: U.S. Cellular 250

Place: Iowa Speedway

Date and Time: Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m. ET

Tune-in: NBCSN, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

Distance: 218.75 miles (250 laps)

What to Watch For: Sam Hornish Jr. attempts to sweep Iowa after winning there in June. This time, he will pilot the Richard Childress Racing No. 2 Chevrolet instead of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota. … Iowa Speedway launches a four-race stretch of contests at distinct tracks. Drivers go from Iowa’s 0.875-mile quick short track to road courses at Watkins Glen and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course before transitioning to the high-banked short-track Bristol Motor Speedway. … Three Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders – Erik Jones, Brandon Jones and Brennan Poole are on pace to make the NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase.