This Saturday night May 17, it’s Speedway Auto Mall ‘Salute to Military Night’ at Rockford Speedway, as we salute the brave men and women who help keep our country free! Any current or former member of the United States Military who presents a Military ID at the front gate receives FREE admission to this Saturday evenings racing events. It’s our small way of saying ‘Thanks’ to those who fight for our freedoms. The action on track Saturday night includes the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Kickstart Roadrunners along with the Illini Racing Series Midgets and American Super Cup Series and the Sam’s Drive-In Roadrunner Challenge. Adult admission is $12, Students (12-17) $8, Children (6-11) $5 and Kids ages 5 & under are FREE! Gates open at 5 PM with the Stateline Staffing Services Fast Dashes going green at 7:07 PM! We’ll see YOU at the races!
UNDER TWO WEEKS REMAIN UNTIL ‘WING DING!’
The countdown continues to ‘The Loudest Day,’ WXRX Wing Ding, Sunday May 25 at Rockford Speedway. The day of rock n roll returns to the Rockford Speedway in under two weeks and is bigger and better than ever! The WXRX Wing Ding is hosted by Young MC and headlined by Alice In Chains and features other top performers like Black Stone Cherry, Queensryche featuring Geoff Tate, Adelita’s Way, Fuel, Wayland & Cilver. For more information on WXRX Wing Ding and to order tickets, please visit www.wxrxwingding.com. Tickets are available for $40 each through Saturday May 24. Walk up tickets will be available day of show at the Speedway Box Office for $45 each. Don’t miss the ‘The Loudest Day,’ WXRX Wing Ding, Sunday May 25 at Rockford Speedway!
RACING SCHEDULE GETS BUSY AFTER ‘WING DING’ BREAK
As has become customary, the Rockford Speedway will take a break from racing the Saturday before ‘Wing Ding’(May 24), as the process of turning the racetrack into a concert venue will be in full swing. Once the lights go down on Wing Ding, the racing schedule begins to get busy! It starts Saturday May 31, with Loves Park Motorsports Night and Round I of the Gilley’s Cool 5 and continues Saturday June 7 with Metro Medical Kids Night featuring Lightning Bolt Jr and Tennessee Toe-Mator! Then, on Wednesday June 11, the nine-race ‘Wild Wednesday’ series begins, featuring Roadrunners, Bandits, Winged Women on Wheels, MisFits, One-on-One Spectacular Drags and ‘Wild n Crazy’ Figure 8 racing! Finally, on June 14, it’s Kar Korner’s Original Trailer Race of Destruction, with cars, trucks and vans pulling boats, campers & travel trailers in a rolling demo derby ‘til the last trailer trails!’ Tickets are available NOW for the Original Trailer Race, online at rockfordspeedway.tix.com and by phone at 815-633-1500.
Sat May 17 7:07 pm- Speedway Auto Mall Salute to Military Night! (Free with Military ID)
Wed May 21 5:00 pm- Classic Car Cruise Night
Sat May 24 – NO RACING
Sun May 25 11:00 am- WXRX Wing Ding ‘The Loudest Day’ featuring Alice in Chains!
Wed May 28 5:00 pm- Classic Car Cruise Night
Sat May 31 7:07 pm- Loves Park Motorsports presents Round I of the Gilley’s Cool 5!
Wed June 4 5:00 pm- Classic Car Cruise Night
Sat June 7 7:07 pm- Metro Medical Kids Night featuring Lightning Bolt Jr and Tennessee Toe-Mator