With relief from the heat on the way, why not enjoy the comfier weather with a night at the races Saturday night at Rockford Speedway! This week, it’s Behr Recycling Night, featuring the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Rockstar Energy Drink Roadrunners. Saturday night also marks the return of the Illini Racing Series Midgets and their unique blend of open wheeled excitement along with the Sam’s Drive-In Roadrunner Challenge ‘Pizza Pie Race’! This Saturday night is the third of four Saturday “Dollar Beer Nights” and you won’t want to miss the ‘Belly Flop Contest.’ Gates open at 5 pm Saturday, with Qualifying at 5:55 and the first green flag at 7:07. Adult general admission tickets are $12, students ages 12-17 are $8 and kids 6-11 are $5 and all kids 5 and under are free!
FAMILY FUN AT VOLCANO FALLS ON SATURDAY AFTERNOON!
You and your family are invited to “DOC Day” this Saturday afternoon at Volcano Falls Adventure Park in Loves Park. Join Volcano Falls and Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Model driver “Driver X” Jon Reynolds Jr for a day of family fun at Volcano Falls. You can get in on the DOC 360 Golf Open and put yourself in the running to win prizes from DOC 360, Volcano Falls and Rockford Speedway. Or, if you feel real gutsy, you can take on “Driver X” in a 3 lap Go-Kart Heat Race! Win the Heat and take home some cool prizes, not to mention bragging rights. (All Kart racers must be at least 58 inches tall) Volcano Falls will open at 10 am, with all the fun beginning at 11 am. Racing heats will run every half hour until 2:30 pm. “Driver X” will have his NASCAR Late Model on display and between heat races, “Driver X” will sign autographs and be available for photographs with fans. We hope to see you at Volcano Falls this Saturday afternoon!
44th ANNUAL LOVES PARK POLICE AND BUSINESSMEN GRUDGE RACING THRILL SHOW THIS WEDNESDAY!
A summertime tradition will take to the track this upcoming Wednesday night, July 24, as the 44th Annual Loves Park Police and Businessmen Grudge Racing Night of Thrills once again returns to Rockford Speedway. This long-time staple of summer in the community includes a full night of action packed events. The evening features a Media All Star Event, a Ladies Night Out Powder Puff, a 30 lap Monza Feature, Demo Derby and the wild Highway Race! The Highway Race includes cars, trucks, trailers, buses and whatever else happens to pull onto the track! All tickets for the Grudge Racing Thrill Show are General Admission and just $5. Kids ages 5 and under are admitted free and there will even be Dollar Beer Specials in the Miller Lite Pavilion. Gates open at 5:30 pm this upcoming Wednesday night, with the first race starting at 7:07 pm.
Sat Jul 20 7:07 pm- Behr Recycling Night, Illini Midget Series, Belly Flop Contest
Wed Jul 24 7:07 pm- 44th Annual Loves Park Police vs. Businessman Grudge Race & Demo Derby
Sat Jul 27 7:07 pm- Nason’s Landscaping Presents Gilley’s Cool 5 Round III
Wed Jul 31 7:07 pm- Equipment Depot Customer Appreciation Wild Wednesday
Sat Aug 3 7:07 pm- Kar Korner presents the World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race
Wed Aug 7 7:07 pm- Wild Wednesday Championship, 50 lap Figure 8, Outhouse Race
Sat Aug 10 7:07 pm- Cintas Kid’s Night, Bikes Races
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