2012 Iowa Corn Indy 250
|9th round of the 2012 IndyCar Series season|
|Date||June 23, 2012|
|Official name||Iowa Corn Indy 250|
|Course||Permanent racing facility|
0.875 mi / 1.4 km
218.75 mi / 352.044 km
|Weather||Temperatures reaching up to 86 °F (30 °C); wind speeds up to 11.1 miles per hour (17.9 km/h)|
|Driver||Dario Franchitti (Chip Ganassi Racing)|
|Time||9:16.9203 (Won 30-lap heat race)|
|First||Ryan Hunter-Reay (Andretti Autosport)|
|Second||Marco Andretti (Andretti Autosport)|
|Third||Tony Kanaan (KV Racing Technology)|
It took place on Saturday, June 23, 2012. The race was contested for 250 laps at 0.875-mile (1.408 km) Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa, and was televised by NBC Sports in the United States. Ryan Hunter-Reay of Andretti Autosport won the race, his second consecutive of the season.
The weather at this event reached up to 86 °F or 30 °C; almost becoming too hot to grow the corn that would make up the ethanol fuel for the drivers.