While racing engines will be quiet at Rockford Speedway this weekend, there will still be plenty of activity at the facility as Skinner Amusements presents their Labor Day Weekend Carnival this Friday August 30 through Sunday September 1. The carnival, taking place in the Speedway’s main parking lot, promises fun for the whole family and kicks off Friday evening at 5 PM featuring an All Ages/All Rides Wristband for just $15 until 8:30 PM. The Carnival continues at 1 PM Saturday afternoon with an All Ages/All Rides Wristband for $15 offered until 4:30 PM. The Carnival will wrap up on Sunday, with rides starting at 1 PM. Sunday’s special is an offer of 10 tickets for $15 until 6 PM. All rides Sunday are just one ticket until 6 PM. There will also be Food Vendors on grounds for all who visit the Carnival throughout the weekend. We invite your family to Rockford Speedway this Friday, Saturday and Sunday for Skinner Amusements’ Labor Day Weekend Carnival! For more information about Skinner Amusements, please visit www.skinneramusements.com.
“NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” COMING UP NEXT WEEKEND!
The curtain will officially come down on another exciting year of Saturday night racing at Rockford Speedway next weekend, as Whelen Engineering presents “Night of Champions.” Track Championships will be decided for Rockford Speedway’s four featured divisions, including the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Rockstar Energy Drink Roadrunners. Along with the naming of champions, Rookie of the Year winners will also be determined and the Sam’s Drive In Roadrunner Challenge will crown a champion along with contesting the always-popular Outhouse Race! Next Saturday night is also ‘Public Safety & Medical Professionals Night,’ with Public Safety and Medical Professionals receiving free admission when they show proper ID at the gate. Saturday night is also the final ‘Dollar Beer Night of 2013.’ Gates open at 5 pm, with racing commencing at 7:07 pm. Adult general admission is just $12, youths ages 12-17 are just $8, kids ages 6-11 are $5 with ages 5 and under admitted free!
GET YOUR TICKETS NOW FOR “NIGHT OF THRILLS!”
The annual Miller Lite ‘Night of Thrills’ is only two weeks away! Make sure to be part of this wild night of racing, thrills and death-defying deeds! The “One-on-One Monster Truck Super Challenge” will feature the Rockford debut of Smashosaurus and the return of local favorite Mechanical Mischief!
‘The American Motorsports Legend’ Doug Rose and his Green Mamba Jet Car will return to ‘Night of Thrills,’ ready to light up the night and present that one-of-a-kind display of power and fire. Also included in the night will be a School Bus Steel Wall, the Roll Over Contest, Championship Auto Soccer and more! The Crap Scrapper Hornets will race on Night of Thrills, determining their track champion. Currently ten points separate the top three drivers in the Hornet class. You too can be part of the action on Night of Thrills, as Tough Truck Tug of Wars and One-on-One Spectacular Drags will be on the card. Get your tickets NOW by ordering online at www.rockfordspeedway.com or by calling 815-633-1500. We’ll see you at Miller Lite’s “Night of Thrills!”
Thu-Sun Aug 29-Sept 1- Skinner Amusements Labor Day Weekend Carnival
Sat Sept 7 7:07 pm- Whelen NASCAR Championship Night, Outhouse Race, Dollar Beer Night
Sat Sept 14 7:07 pm- Miller Lite Night of Thrills
Fri-Sun Sept 27-29- 48th Annual National Short Track Championships
Sat-Sun Oct 12-13- 22nd Annual Bahama Bracket Nationals
Sun Oct 20 1 pm- 33rd Annual Goblin 250 Enduro
This article was posted to the website on August 29th, 2013
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