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This Saturday July 8, Pepsi presents ‘$5 Fan Appreciation Night,’ where all admission is just $5! You’ll get your money’s worth Saturday night, with the return of the “monsters of the schoolyard” as School Bus Racing returns to Rockford Speedway! Joining the buses are the Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Kickstart Roadrunners, Illini Racing Series Midgets and American Super Cups. Along with $5 admission, School Bus Racing and great short track racing action, fans also have a chance to win one of several prizes courtesy of our friends at Pepsi…ranging from T Shirts and Hats to Gift Cards to area dining establishments. PLUS there will be a Hogwash Kids Mini Grand Prix and more surprises along the way! Gates open Saturday night at 5 PM, with racing set start at 7:07 PM. It’s a lot of entertainment…for five bucks! $5 Fan Appreciation Night with School Bus Racing this Saturday July 8 at Rockford Speedway!


This Wednesday July 12, the Midwest Dash Series makes its first ever midweek stop at Rockford Speedway during ‘Wild Wednesday.’ The Midwest Dash Series features cars comparable to the Miller Lite American Short Trackers and drivers from across the Midwest, and the series is set to converge on northern Illinois next week for what is sure to be an exciting event. The Roadrunners and Original Sixers are set to join the show and there could be a surprise or two added to the lineup. Gates open at 5:30 PM this Wednesday and racing begins at 7:27 PM. Admission is still just $9 next Wednesday night! Then on Saturday July 15, it’s Northwest Bank Kids Night, with Kids 11 & under admitted FREE. At Intermission, Kids 11 and under are invited onto the track for the Kids Coin Scramble! Racing next weekend includes the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Kickstart Roadrunners and Legends. Gates open at 5 PM on Kids Night, with racing set to start at 7:07 PM. Don’t miss these great events next week at Rockford Speedway!


In a little over two weeks, Rockford Speedway will officially celebrate it’s 70th Anniversary! On Saturday night July 22, it’s 70th Anniversary Night and it will be a night to remember. Racing is set to include the four core divisions at Rockford Speedway; the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Kickstart Roadrunners. At the end of the night, Fireworks will light up the night! Stay tuned next week for more details about this big event. Racing begins at 7:07 PM on July 22nd. Then, one week later, the Must See Racing Sprints Cars make their annual trek to Rockford Speedway, to showcase their blazing speed as part of the ‘Worlds Fastest Short Track Show!’ Sprint Car racers from across the United States are set to converge on Rockford Speedway on July 29. Joining the winged warriors are the Miller Lite American Short Trackers, Kickstart Roadrunners and Northern Vintage Racing Series. Gates open at 5 PM July 29, with racing at 7:07 PM. Circle these big upcoming events on your calendar!

Sat July 8 7:07 pm- Pepsi presents “$5 Fan Appreciation Night” with School Bus Racing
Wed July 12 7:27 pm- Wild Wednesday featuring the Midwest Dash Series
Sat July 15 7:07 pm- Northwest Bank Kids Night featuring the Kids Coin Scramble
Wed July 19 7:27 pm- Wild Wednesday Beach Party
Sat July 22 7:07 pm- 70th Anniversary Night with LM, Sp, AST, RR and Fireworks
Wed July 26 7:27 pm- Equipment Depot Wild Wednesday

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Since the inaugural season in 1948, the high-banked quarter mile oval has been tabbed as “Mid-America’s Finest Racetrack.” Rich in racing tradition, this reputation has been well earned through hosting major events like the granddaddy of all short track post season events, the National Short Track Championships. More

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