Rockford Speedway celebrates its 65th season of racing this Saturday night August 18. The night will include Vintage Displays by the Illinois Stock Car Hall of Fame, NASCAR racing action of the Stanley Steemer Late Models, Miller Lite American Short Trackers, RockStar Energy RoadRunners, Illini Open Wheeled Midgets, the Sam’s Drive-In Outhouse Race as well as the RoadRunner Non-Winners Feature. The Championship Point Battle is tight in the American Short Trackers, will George Sparkman move closer to title number six or will point leader Joey LaMarca continue his winning ways after a thrilling last lap pass for the win on August 4?
Spectator Gates open at 5, qualifying begins at 5:55 with the first race at 7:07pm. Adult tickets are $12, students (ages 12-17) $8, ages 6-11 are $5 with children ages 5 and under admitted free. For additional information visit www.rockfordspeedway.com or call 815-633-1500.
Carson and Barnes Circus at Rockford Speedway
The World’s Biggest Big Top Show comes to town Friday August 17 through Sunday August 19. Seven performances will be held on the Rockford Speedway grounds. Advance tickets are available through Thursday August 16 at the Rockford Speedway Box Office. Adult advance tickets are $14 or $16 at the gate, Child tickets (ages 2-11) are $6 in advance or $8 at the gate. Discount coupons are available throughout the Stateline including at all area Culver’s. Show times are Friday at 4:30pm and 7:30pm, Saturday will feature shows at 1:30pm, 4:30pm and 7:30pm with the final two performances taking place Sunday at 1:30pm and 4:30pm. For additional information visit www.rockfordspeedway.com or call 815-633-1500.
Fri Aug 17-Sun Aug 19 Carson & Barnes Circus
Sat August 18 65th Anniversary Celebration
Sat August 25 Windsor Auto Sales Beatin’ ‘N Bangin’ Boat Race
Sat September 1 Hinckley Springs 50 Lap Figure 8
Sat September 8 Whelen NASCAR Championship Night
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