The Stars and Cars of the NASCAR Late Models will go wheel to wheel for 76 action packed laps in the Stanley Steemer Star Spangled 76 this Saturday night June 30 at Rockford Speedway. Round II of the Gilley’s Cool 5 Series will also feature the Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers, RockStar Energy RoadRunners, Sam’s Drive-In Flagpole Race and a HUGE Fireworks display on the ground and in the air. Over twenty cars are expected in each division on a night which also marks the Mobil 1 Mid-Season Championship. Four great classes of racing and Fireworks will kick your Holiday week off on the right step, tell your friends you will see them at Rockford Speedway this Saturday night.
Spectator Gates open at 5, qualifying begins at 5:55 with the Stateline Staffing Services Dashes going green at 7:07pm. Adult general admission tickets are just $12, students ages 12-17 are $8, kids 6-11 $5 with children ages 5 and under admitted free.
AREA’S BIGGEST AND BEST AERIAL AND GROUND FIREWORKS
The Area’s Biggest and Best Aerial and Ground Fireworks Display will take place this Wednesday night July 4 at Rockford Speedway courtesy of our friends at Gilley’s Heating and Cooling. The 10,000 WATT FIREWORKS EXTRAVANZA has become a 4th of July tradition here at the Speedway that you don’t want to miss. Another tradition is the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere, a race in total darkness for the RoadRunner Super Summer Series. Racing will also feature the Bandits, Winged Women on Wheels, Figure 8’s, MacCloskey Kesler & Associates Spectacular Drags, Misfits and the Bandit Flagpole Race.
Spectator Gates open at 5pm with qualifying at 6:25 and racing at 7:07. General admission grandstand seating is $12 for adults, students ages 12-17 are $8, kids 6-11 $5 with children ages 5 and under admitted free. Sections D, E and F are reserved for this event, tickets are $15 for ages 12 and older and $5 for ages 11 and under.
ONE LUCKY FAN COULD WIN $1,500 SATURDAY
Fans are invited to register in the Gilley’s Pick 4 Contest this Saturday June 30. Of the fans that correctly choose the top four finishers in the Star Spangled 76 correctly, one fan will be drawn at random to take home the big prize.
SEND ERIC TO DAYTONA
Help us nominate our very own Eric "The Hammer" Huenefeld so he can be the voice of the UNOH Battle at the Beach during Speedweeks 2013 at Daytona International Speedway. This is a very cool event in which they will create a 4/10 mile oval on the SuperStretch of Daytona and feature the K&N East/West, Whelen Modifieds as well as Late Models. You will need to click the link below in order to nominate Eric, his information is provided below that you will need for the nomination process. You can upload any of your favorite youtube clips of his work, there are many from Rockford, Big 8, Oktoberfest, Dubuque, Farley, Madison and so on. Thanks for participating and we hope to see you at Daytona for this event, while listening to Eric Huenefeld on the mic, sharing his love of short track racing with the masses. The deadline for this is July 1, let's step up to the plate and help one of our own get to Daytona.
PO Box 1000
Rockford, IL 61105
Sat June 30 Stanley Steemer Star Spangled 76 Fireworks
Wed July 4 10,000 Watt Fireworks Wild Wednesday
Sat July 7 Bobcat of Rockford Wrecking and Racing
Wed July 11 Yellowbook Car Load Night
Sat July 14 Miller Lite All-Star 100 Super Late Models
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