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Thursday’s 'Horsepower Hour’ to feature star-studded guest roster

Published: Thursday, July 11, 2013 11:09 a.m. CDT

Some of racing’s biggest stars will be guests on this Thursday’s edition of Iowa Speedway’s popular motorsports radio talk show, Horsepower Hour.  Broadcast in front of a live audience inside the track’s fabulous Newton Club, the show will air on KIX 101.1 FM from 5:30 to 7:00 pm, and race fans are invited to attend free of charge.

The star-studded lineup of guests making live appearances on the show is headlined by Chase Elliott, the 17 year old wunderkind, son of NASCAR legend “Awesome” Bill Elliott, who won the May 2012 K&N Pro Series East vs. West challenge race at Iowa Speedway and, in his fourth-ever NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start this Saturday night, will be contending to become the youngest winner in NASCAR Truck Series history.

Other special guests on the show will include Series Director and former NASCAR Cup star Chad Little, who drove the #97 John Deere sponsored car for Roush Racing, multi-time ARCA winner and NASCAR Truck standout Dakoda Armstrong, and 9 time ARCA national champion Frank Kimmel, who will be discussing his inaugural ‘Street Stock Nationals’, which are slated for a 7:30 pm start this Friday, July 12.

The "Horsepower Hour" interview schedule on Thursday, July 11 is as follows:  5:45 pm — Chase Elliott; 6:00 pm — Chad Little; 6:15 pm — Dakoda Armstrong; 6:30 pm — Frank Kimmel; 6:45 pm — Jack Bernens, Enogen Marketing Manager, Syngenta.

Tickets for the American Ethanol 200 presented by Enogen, scheduled for 7:30 pm  on Saturday, July 13, as well as the ‘Frank Kimmel Street Stock Nationals’, start at $20 and are available online at www.iowaspeedway.com, or by calling the track’s toll-free ticketing hotline at 866-RUSTY-GO (787-8946).  Tickets are also available at the Iowa Speedway Ticket Office, located at 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive in Newton, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.