One of the busiest and most exciting weeks of the racing season is upon us at Rockford Speedway. Its Independence Day week, and the long-time tradition of racing and entertainment on this special summer holiday continues at the Speedway tonight, tomorrow night and Saturday night!
Tonight, ValPak presents an Independence Eve ‘Wild Wednesday’! The pre-holiday program features the ‘American Motorsports Legend’ Doug Rose and his famous Green Mamba Jet Car. Along with The Green Mamba’s one-of-a-kind display of fire and power, a fabulous Fireworks display will light up the night sky! On the track, you will witness a full ‘Wild Wednesday’ program, with the Roadrunner Super Summer Series, Bandits, Winged Women on Wheels, MisFits and Super Cups. The ‘wild & crazy’ Figure 8 race and One-on-One Spectacular Drags will also be included in the event. Spectator gates open at 5:30 pm this evening, with qualifying at 6:25 and the first Green Flag at 7:07.
Tomorrow night, Bryden Motors presents the “10,000 Watt Fireworks Extravaganza”! The evening includes an impressive aerial and ground Fireworks display and another awesome meltdown by the Green Mamba Jet Car! Racing Thursday night features the Rockstar Energy Drink Roadrunners, as they compete in one of the most amazing spectacles in motorsports, ‘The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere’, a race run in total darkness! The Bargain Hunter Sportsman and Miller Lite American Short Trackers will also compete on Thursday evening, along with One-on-One Spectacular Drags, making this a “can’t miss” event. Spectator gates open at 5 pm Thursday, with qualifying at 5:55pm and the first race at 7:07pm.
For both Wednesday and Thursday night shows, Reserved Grandstand seating will be available in Sections D, E and F for only $15. Adult general admission tickets are $12, students ages 12-17 are $8 and kids 6-11 are $5 and all kids 5 and under are free!
Saturday night July 6th is Instant Jungle Kid’s Night, where Kid’s 11 and under will be admitted free to Rockford Speedway! Kid’s 11 and under are also welcomed to participate in the Riverside Community Bank Kid’s Coin Scramble at Intermission. The Illini Midgets will make their return to the high banks Saturday night, taking part in a 50 lap feature event! The Bargain Hunter Sportsman will return for their second race in three days and be joined Saturday night by the Crap Scrapper Hornets and Legends! Spectator gates open at 5 pm Saturday, with qualifying at 5:55pm and the first race at 7:07pm. Adult general admission tickets are $12, students ages 12-17 are $8 and kids 11 and under are free!
We hope to see you, your family and friends this week at Rockford Speedway!
Wed July 3 7:07 pm- ValPak’s Independence Eve FIREWORKS Party, Wild Wednesday
Thu July 4 7:07 pm- Bryden Motors 10,000 watt Fireworks Extravaganza & RR Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
Sat Jul 6 7:07 pm- Instant Jungle Kid’s Night, Illini Midgets, Kid’s Coin Scramble
Wed Jul 10 7:07 pm- McCloskey, Kesler & Associates Car Load Night
Sat Jul 13 7:07 pm- Gilley’s Heating and Cooling Family Night
Wed Jul 17 7:07 pm- Encompass Gas Wild Wednesday
Sat Jul 20 7:07 pm- Behr Recycling Night, Illini Midget Series, Belly Flop Contest
This article was posted to the website on July 3rd, 2013
Click to view all related content in that category