Doug Rose and his Green Mamba Jet return to Rockford Speedway this Saturday night July 9 during Bobcat of Rockford night to perform his fire show along with intense car burn in the infield. Racing action will include the NASCAR Stanley Steemer Late Models, Budweiser American Short Trackers, Mtn Dew RoadRunners and the Sam’s Drive-In Second Over the Line Wins Race.
The Holiday Weekend saw some fantastic fireworks on and off the track as the point battles tightened in all four NASCAR divisions. Driver X Jon Reynolds, Jr, Scott Lawver and Bobby Frisch recorded their first feature triumphs of 2011 and Sportsman Rookie of the Year contender Brad Gerke took the checkered flag for his first career feature win while wheeling his Fabulous Ford Fairlane.
Spectator Gates open at 5, qualifying begins at 5:55 with the first race at 7:07pm. There is no price increase for this Special Event, adult tickets remain $12, students (ages 12-17) $8, kids (6-11) tickets are $5 with children ages five and under admitted free. For more information visit www.rockfordspeedway.com or call 815-633-1500.
50 Lap Figure 8 Race during Wild Wednesday
Wild Wednesday night July 13 will feature a $500 to win Figure 8 race, the Yellowbook 50, with cars crossing through the “X” one hundred times at top speeds at Rockford Speedway. This is the biggest Figure 8 race in nearly twenty years and the action has been insane the past two weeks and promises to intensify with the BIG money on the line. Nine total divisions of racing will be in action beginning at 7:07, spectator gates open at 5:30. Adult tickets are $8, students (ages 12-17) $6, kids (6-11) $4 with children ages 5 and under admitted free. For more information visit www.rockfordspeedway.com or call 815-633-1500.
Congrats to Scott Lawver
Scott Lawver won his 100th Rockford Speedway Feature Event on July 4th. After an intense four car battle in the caution free event, it may have been one of his toughest wins as Matt Lundberg, Rich Hinerichsen and Matt Berger made him earn it. A big congratulations to Scott and everyone involved with his career from day one to today, it is an impressive accomplishment.
This article was posted to the website on July 7th, 2011
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