By: Eric Huenefeld
A quick look at the calendar shows that Spring is just a few days away.
Another look at the calendar shows that Spring Classic is just one month away!
The 41st Annual Spring Classic, the Midwest’s traditional season opening racing event, is slated for Sunday afternoon April 15 at Rockford Speedway. The Entry Form and Schedule of Events for Spring Classic are now available for viewing at big8series.com and rockfordspeedway.com.
Once again, the Big 8 Late Model Series headlines Spring Classic with an 88 lap feature race. The Mid-American Stock Car Series and the American Super Cup Series are also on the card as part of Spring Classic Sunday at Rockford Speedway. The Mid-American Series is slated for a 50 lap feature race, while the American Super Cups are set for a 20 lap feature. All three divisions will participate in a full day of racing, with Qualifying, Preliminary Races and Feature Events on the schedule.
Gates open on Sunday April 15 at 11 AM, with LPT “Faster Than a Speeding Bullet” Qualifying for all three divisions beginning at 11:30 AM. The first green flag flies at 1 PM.
Spring Classic racers will have a full day of Practice to get their cars dialed in for the season opener on Saturday April 14. Pit Gates open at 10 AM April 14, with the track open from Noon until 4 PM for Practice. Teams that practice on Saturday April 14 may keep their haulers parked in the Pit Area overnight, but no camping is permitted in the Pit Area. ‘Overnight Parking for Campers’ is permitted in the Rockford Speedway Parking Lot starting Friday April 13 at 5 PM.
For additional information regarding the 41st Annual Spring Classic, please visit rockfordspeedway.com or call 815-633-1500.
For more information on the Big 8 Late Model Series, please visit big8series.com.