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This Saturday May 20, it’s our Salute to the men and women who make our country great. It’s ‘Military Appreciation Night’ this Saturday at Rockford Speedway! Military Appreciation Night is an evening where we give thanks those who protected and continue to protect our freedoms. Men and women showing their Military ID at the Main Gate this Saturday night receive $5 General Admission. It’s just one small way we can say “thanks” to those that do so much for the land we love. This Saturday night also includes a full night of racing showcasing the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Kickstart Roadrunners and the first appearance of 2017 by the Hornets. Military Appreciation Night is also the first Miller Lite ‘Dollar Beer Night’ of 2017, so let’s toast our heroes and have a great night at the races! Gates open this Saturday at 5 PM, with the Co-Lin Metals Fast Dashes going green at 7:07 PM. Don’t miss ‘Military Appreciation Night’ this Saturday night at Rockford Speedway!


Next Saturday night May 27, spend part of your Memorial Day Weekend with us at Rockford Speedway! Next Saturday’s holiday weekend slate includes a full card with FIVE divisions racing. You’ll see the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, MIller Lite American Short Trackers, Kickstart Roadrunners and the fabulous open wheel excitement provided by the Illini Midgets, who make their first appearance of 2017 next Saturday night. Gates open at 5 PM, with racing set to commence at 7:07 PM. Then, one week later, even with the high banks silent, there’s set to be plenty of action at Rockford Speedway as “Rockford Town Fair” returns June 1 thru June 4! The Rockford Town Fair is an exciting multi-day entertainment experience taking place June 1 – 4, 2017 at the Rockford Speedway. This 4-day family-friendly event features a full midway, complete with rides, games and great “fair food” and drinks, fun and exciting entertainment for all ages. The Rockford Town Fair features more than 20 different rides and many family-friendly areas, sure to delight kids of all ages PLUS a Petting Zoo, Stunt Shows, Dog Shows, Bounce Houses, Wood Carvers, Pig Racing & more! For More Info Please Visit: rockfordtownfair.com


We are under ONE MONTH from The Original Trailer Race of Destruction presented by LPT Auto! This year’s installment takes place on Saturday night June 10 and you won’t want to miss it! If you have seen a Trailer Race before…you know what kind of action awaits. If you’ve never seen a Trailer Race…what are you waiting for?! Many have tried to duplicate it…but NO ONE does a Trailer Race like Rockford Speedway! Tickets are available NOW online at rockfordspeedway.tix.com. Tickets may also be purchased by phone at 815-633-1500 and in person at the Rockford Speedway Office during regular business hours Monday-Friday. Along with the Original Trailer Race of Destruction, the event also includes four divisions of racing with the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Kickstart Roadrunners plus the Roadrunner Challenge ‘Escape from I-90 Race.” Make plans NOW to be at Rockford Speedway Saturday June 10 for The Original Trailer Race of Destruction presented by LPT Auto!

Sat May 20 7:07 pm- Military Appreciation Night ($5 admission w/Military ID)
Sat May 27 7:07 pm- LM, Sp, AST, RR plus Illini Midgets
Thu June 1 – Sun June 4- Townsquare Media presents Rockford Town Fair (NO RACING)
Sat June 10 7:07 pm- LPT Auto presents the Original Trailer Race of Destruction
Wed June 14 7:27 pm- Wild Wednesday Opening Night
Sat June 17 7:07 pm- Loves Park Motorsports presents the Midwest Compact Series plus LM, Sp, RR
Wed June 21 1 pm- Kids Day Camp Sparktacular
Wed June 21 7:27 pm- Wild Wednesday Salute to Summer

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Since the inaugural season in 1948, the high-banked quarter mile oval has been tabbed as “Mid-America’s Finest Racetrack.” Rich in racing tradition, this reputation has been well earned through hosting major events like the granddaddy of all short track post season events, the National Short Track Championships. More

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