By Jordan Kuehne
LOVES PARK, IL. (Saturday, June 27, 2009) – Rockford Speedway was forced to cancel the Mtn Dew Mid-Season Championships due to impending inclement weather that was scheduled to come through the area. Scout Night at the Rockford Speedway has been rescheduled from tonight to Saturday, July 18th. All tickets purchased for tonight’s events will be honored next July 3 or July 18.
Next Friday night Instant Jungle’s Independence Celebration will feature a 10,000 watt fireworks extravaganza. On the docket are the Budweiser American Short Trackers, Open Wheeled Modifieds, Crap Scrappers Hornets, Spectacular Drags, Mini Indi Racing Club plus the Popeye’s Kids Mini Grand Prix and the Flagpole Race. Gates open at 5pm and racing action gets underway at 7:07pm.
NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action returns next Saturday, July 4th, as Gilley’s Heating and Cooling presents the 10,000 watt fireworks special with the Goodyear Stateline Challenge round one scheduled. The ‘Star Spangled 76’ will kick off the second annual Goodyear Stateline Challenge as Team Rockford battles the drivers from Team Jefferson for bragging rights and ‘Sammy the Stateline Sow’, the special trophy awarded to the track with the lowest points from its top five late model finishers. The Bargain Hunter Sportsman and the Mtn Dew RoadRunners ‘Midnight Ride of Paul Revere’ are also featured plus the Flagpole Race. Gates open at 5pm with qualifying at 5:45pm and the green flag waves at 7:07pm.
For more information, including a full 2009 racing schedule and more, please visit the track website at www.rockfordspeedway.com or call the Speedway Box Office at (815) 633-1500.
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