The annual Miller Lite ‘Night of Thrills’ is this Saturday night! Make sure to be part of this wild night of racing, thrills and death-defying deeds! You’ll see ground-pounding Monster Trucks, including the Rockford area debut of the Smashosaurus and the return of local favorite Mechanical Mischief! Feel the power of the ‘American Motorsports Legend’ the Green Mamba Jet Car, as it lights up the night with its one-of-a-kind display of power and fire! You’ll also see a Roll Over Contest, a School Bus Steel Wall Crash, Championship Auto Soccer, Tough Truck Tug of Wars, One-on-One Spectacular Drags, Smokey Burnouts and more! The Crap Scrapper Hornet division will also be racing Saturday night, looking to determine their 2013 Track Champion. Gates open Saturday at 5 PM with the ‘Thrills’ beginning at 7:07 PM, and make sure you get to the track early, because our Monster Truck and Jet Car drivers will be on track for an Autograph Session from 5 PM to 6:30 PM. Don’t miss Miller Lite’s ‘Night of Thrills’ this Saturday night!
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR “NIGHT OF THRILLS!”
For nearly 20 years, Miller Lite’s ‘Night of Thrills’ has been one of the most popular events on the schedule at Rockford Speedway. That fact, coupled with this year’s impressive lineup of acts, means getting your tickets in advance is a solid approach to ensuring the seats you want for the wild automotive circus. Preferred Seating for this event (Sections D, E and F) is available at $24 for adults and $12 for kids 11 and under. Reserved seating (Sections A, B, C, G, H, and J) is $18 for Adults and $9 for ages 11 and under. General Admission tickets (Bleacher Seating) for adults are $15 while General Admission for 11 and under is just $5. Tickets are available online at www.rockfordspeedway.com until 10 AM Saturday morning and also available by phone by calling 815-633-1500. Phone orders will be taken until 3 PM Saturday afternoon.
ONLY TWO WEEKS AWAY FROM “ONE GREAT RACING WEEKEND!”
The 48th Annual National Short Track Championships are just two weeks away! This year’s edition of “One Great Racing Weekend” will take place Friday September 27th through Sunday September 29 and features 14 divisions in action. Friday’s opening night features the Championship Round of the Gilley’s Cool 5 and a chance for one lucky fan to win $1250 in the ‘Cool 5 Pick 4.’ Saturday is one busy day of racing, featuring the Big 8 Late Model Series which will contest it’s third of “Four Races in Four Weeks” to determine their champion. Also, the Great Northern Sportsman Series will make its first ever appearance on ‘Short Track Saturday Night’ along with Illini Midgets, Hobby Stox, Illinois Vintage Racers and preliminaries for the Super Late Models. “Championship Sunday” includes the 48th running of the Super Late Model National Short Track Championship. The 200 lap main event will feature at least six past champions as well as track champions from throughout the Midwest. The Mid American Stock Car Series will run a complete show Sunday and be joined by the Gerber Collision & Glass Ultimate Challenge along with One-on-One Late Model Match Races! We look forward to seeing you Friday, Saturday and Sunday September 27th, 28th and 29th at Rockford Speedway for the 48th Annual National Short Track Championships…truly “One Great Racing Weekend!”
Sat Sept 14 7:07 pm- Miller Lite Night of Thrills
Fri-Sun Sept 27-29- 48th Annual National Short Track Championships
Sat-Sun Oct 12-13- 22nd Annual Bahama Bracket Nationals
Sun Oct 20 1 pm- 33rd Annual Goblin 250 Enduro
This article was posted to the website on September 13th, 2013
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