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Fans will be permitted at Iowa Speedway in limited capacity next month, when the IndyCar series comes to Newton for a weekend of racing.   

"A limited number" of tickets will be available for the July 17-18 affair, which will include IndyCar and the ARCA Menards Series races, according to a news release Thursday. The IndyCar racers will compete July 17 and then again on the evening of July 18 in the Iowa 300. The ARCA Menards Series Iowa 150 will move to an afternoon race July 18 in the inaugural ARCA “Sioux Chief Showdown,” a 10-race series event.

"Under the guidance of public health officials, medical experts and local, state and federal ities, INDYCAR and Iowa Speedway will observe safe social distancing and provide enhanced hygiene and safety precautions for all fans in attendance at the event," the release said. "Only a limited number of tickets will be available for the upcoming race weekend, with each group of fans in attendance separated by at least 6 feet of distancing at Iowa Speedway, in order to align with Iowa state COVID-19 guidelines."

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As part of the enhanced health and safety measures for the weekend, all guests will be screened in their vehicles with contactless temperature checks before entering the parking areas. Only essential racing personnel will have access to the infield.

Hand sanitizer and face coverings will be distributed to each guest when they enter the track. Over the entire weekend, enhanced cleaning and sanitizing procedures will be implemented throughout the facility.

All previously purchased tickets for the July 17 and 18 race weekend will be honored by Iowa Speedway, including season tickets. Seating will be reassigned for all existing ticketholders in order to follow safe social distancing guidelines.

Ticketholders will be notified about their specific seat locations in the coming days, and tickets will either be emailed or printed and distributed beginning July 1. A limited number of remaining tickets for the race weekend will then go on sale June 26. Fans can secure their seats online through or by phone at 866-787-8946.

Single-day tickets start as low as $15 for Friday, July 17 and $20 for Saturday, July 18, while all two-day ticket packages include a 10% discount. Tickets to the Iowa Speedway luxury hospitality suites will also be available for purchase, along with weekend camping and parking options. Safe social distancing protocols will also be in place for suite ticketholders and for all of the camping options at Iowa Speedway.

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