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WEST DES MOINES – Hy-Vee, Inc. and INDYCAR announce that four award-winning musical groups will perform live during Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend, July 22-24, at Iowa Speedway in Newton. Tickets for Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend are on sale now and can be purchased online at or by calling the race box office at 641-417-6007.

Three-time Grammy-winning country music superstar Tim McGraw will perform before the start of the 250 race presented by DoorDash NTT INDYCAR SERIES on Saturday, July 23. Following Saturday’s race, Billboard Florida record-holding country music duo Georgia Line will take the stage at Iowa Speedway.

On Sunday, July 24, three-time Grammy Award winner and multi-platinum recording artist Gwen Stefani will perform before the start of the Hy-Vee Salute to Farmers 300 race presented by Google NTT INDYCAR SERIES. A performance by nine-time Grammy-nominated country music artist Blake Shelton will provide a memorable end to the supercharged weekend after Sunday’s race.

Pre- and post-race concerts are included with Saturday and Sunday Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend tickets, as each artist will perform on the track in front of the Iowa Main Grandstands Speedway. The two pre-race concerts will feature 50-minute performances while each post-race concert will feature a 90-minute show. Ticket holders can also purchase a post-race concert pass for live performances by Florida Georgia Line (Saturday) and Blake Shelton (Sunday). The post-race concert pass will grant access to an exclusive area near the start/finish line for an up-close view of the live performance. To purchase a post-race concert pass, visit

“We want this event to be one of the most talked about events of the year by providing racing fans with an unforgettable experience,” said Randy Edeker, president and CEO of Hy-Vee. “We are thrilled to work with our sponsors to bring this caliber of musical entertainment to Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend at Iowa Speedway. Iowa will be the place to be this summer with these music concerts coupled with nationally televised INDYCAR races and a festival atmosphere that is sure to please.

Along with premier track action with the NTT INDYCAR SERIES, as well as rising racing stars competing in Indy Lights presented by Cooper Tires, Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend will feature a festival atmosphere with three days of family-oriented music, food and entertainment, including:

• A food truck village with dozens of Midwestern food trucks

• Games and activities for children on Saturday July 23

• Special activities to honor the country’s farmers on Sunday, July 24

“What an amazing lineup of music for fans during the Hy-Vee INDYCAR race weekend,” said Bud Denker, president of Penske Corporation, owner of INDYCAR. “Featuring some of the biggest names and top performers in music, combined with some great racing on the ‘fastest short track on the planet’, the weekend is going to deliver an experience unlike any we’ve ever seen in INDYCAR Thanks to the continued support of our partners at Hy-Vee, fans in Iowa will be part of something special during the Hy-Vee INDYCAR race weekend.

Special thanks go to the following Hy-Vee INDYCAR Race Weekend sponsors: Accenture, ACI Worldwide, Carrier Access, EMC Insurance, GK Software, Holmes Murphy & Associates, Hussmann, Iowa Lottery, John Deere, Latham Hi-Tech Seeds, MercyOne, Mittera, Musco Sports Lighting, Pella Corporation, POET, Prairie Meadows, Principal Financial Group, RSMUS LLP, Salesforce, Seneca, Sukup Manufacturing Co. and Worldwide Technology.

West Des Moines, Iowa-based Hy-Vee first became involved in the NTT INDYCAR SERIES when the supermarket chain was title sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s #15 car in the Race 2 of the 2020 Iowa Speedway Doubleheader. In its third year of RLL sponsorship, Hy-Vee is providing primary sponsorship of RLL’s #45 car, which will be driven by Jack Harvey, and associate sponsorship of Graham Rahal’s #15 and #30 cars, which will will be led by newcomer Christian Lundgaard.

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