IOWA INDYCAR 250s Fast Facts…

Race weekend: Friday, July 17 – Saturday, July 18Track: Iowa Speedway, a 7/8-mile (0.894-mile) oval in Newton, IowaRace distance: 250 laps / 218.75 miles (each race)Media links: Race 1 Entry List | Race 2 Entry List | Trackside BookFirestone tire allotment: Fourteen sets for use through the doubleheader weekendTwitter: @iowaspeedway, @IndyCar, #IndyCarEvent website: www.iowaspeedway.comINDYCAR website: www.indycar.com2019 race winner: Josef Newgarden (No. 2 Hitachi Team Penske Chevrolet)2019 NTT P1 Award winner: Simon Pagenaud (No. 22 Menards Team Penske Chevrolet), 35.7455 seconds, 180.073 mph (two laps)One-lap qualifying record: Helio Castroneves, 17.2283 seconds, 186.809 mph, July 11, 2014NBCSN broadcasts (all times Eastern): Qualifying, 5:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, NBC Sports Gold (live), 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 17, NBCSN (same-day delay). Race 1, 8:30 p.m. Friday, July 17, NBCSN (live). Race 2, 8:30 p.m. Saturday, July 18, NBCSN (live). Leigh Diffey is the lead announcer for the NBCSN broadcasts this weekend alongside analysts James Hinchcliffe and Paul Tracy.INDYCAR Radio Network broadcasts: Mark Jaynes is the chief announcer alongside analyst Davey Hamilton. Jake Query is the turn announcer, with Nick Yeoman and Michael Young reporting from the pits. All NTT INDYCAR SERIES races are broadcast live on the INDYCAR Radio Network, Sirius 211, XM 205, IndyCar.com and on the INDYCAR Mobile APP powered by NTT DATA. Live coverage of NTT INDYCAR SERIES qualifying is available on Sirius 211, XM 205, IndyCar.com and the INDYCAR Mobile app.NBC Sports Gold livestreaming: All NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on INDYCAR Pass on NBC Sports Gold, NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer livestreaming product.At-track schedule (all times Eastern):FRIDAY, JULY 172-3:30 p.m.: NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice, NBC Sports Gold (Live)5:30 p.m.: Qualifying for the NTT P1 Award (Single car, Two laps (Lap 1/Race; Lap 2/Race 2), NBC Sports Gold (Live)8:30 p.m.: NBCSN on air9:10 p.m.: “Drivers, start your engines”9:15 p.m.: Iowa INDYCAR 250s Race 1 (250 laps/218.75 miles), NBCSN (Live)SATURDAY, JULY 183:30-4:30 p.m.: NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice, NBC Sports Gold8:30 p.m.: NBCSN on air8:40 p.m.: “Drivers, start your engines”8:45 p.m.: Iowa INDYCAR 250s Race 1 (250 laps/218.75 miles), NBCSN (Live)