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LOVES PARK, IL (Saturday, May 31, 2008) - A great crowd was on hand to witness some of the best racing from all four divisions and a return appearance from the Devastator Monster Truck. At the end of the night, it was Ryan Carlson, Dave Edwards, George Sparkman and Terrance Robinson taking home feature wins.
A field of 21 cars took the green flag for the 40-lap feature event with Noel Ramge taking the early lead. Polesitter Mike Beyer got past Ramge for the lead on lap 7.
Rockford Speedway has cancelled its racing action for Saturday, May 17th due to rain.
The USAC Midget event for Sunday is still on with gates opening at noon, qualifying at 1 pm, racing at 2 pm.
May 17 tickets (rainout) will be good for:
May 31st event as scheduled
June 14th event as scheduled with addition of School Bus Jump, Candy Scramble plus Just Engineering Power Wheels and Bike Raffle
Saturday Night Action and USAC Midgets on Sunday Afternoon Highlight a Fun Weekend.
LOVES PARK, IL (Friday, May 16, 2008) - Two exciting and historical events will highlight this weekend's racing action at the Rockford Speedway. Race fans will be able to take it the traditional Saturday racing action and, for the first time since 1979, the USAC Midgets will challenge the high-banked oval on Sunday afternoon.
On Saturday, it's Just Engineering Kid's Night with the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series in action along with a School's Almost Out Smash with a School Bus jump.
By: Kevin Ramsell
LOVES PARK, IL (Saturday, May 10, 2008) – The weather was cooperative, once again, for another great evening of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series action. Ricky Bilderback, Brock Behnke, Nick Cina, Jr., Gene Marocco, and John Vassh, Jr. all went home with trophies at the Rockford Speedway.
Bilderback collects his second feature win of the season in the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Model division.
By: Kevin Ramsell
LOVES PARK, IL (Saturday, May 03, 2008) – Steve Rubeck, George Sparkman, Terrance Robinson, and Tim Brickhouse took home feature wins on USG Night/BOB 95.3 FM Family Night at the Rockford Speedway.
Rubeck, a two-time Spring Classic winner, started on the pole of the 30-lap feature event and quickly showed that being up front was the place to be.
Rubeck would lead a train with Matt Berger, Jerry Gille, and Ricky Bilderback behind him. Berger and Gille would try to use the inside line to gain positions but to no avail.