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THE ORIGINAL TRAILER RACE OF DESTRUCTION IS THIS WEEKEND!

A tradition unlike any other returns this Saturday night June 9 to Rockford Speedway.

LPT Automotive presents the Original Trailer Race of Destruction! It’s the trend setter…often imitated and never duplicated! Cars, trucks and vans pulling boats, campers and travel trailers in a rolling demolition derby, with no winner ’til ‘the last trailer trails.’ The Original Trailer Race of Destruction is one of the biggest nights of the year at Rockford Speedway and you won’t want to miss it!

Original Trailer Race of Destruction Night is a big evening, filled with much more than just the motorized madness at the end of the night. Five divisions of racing are scheduled to take center stage, including the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers, Kickstart Roadrunners and the T.E.D. Transit Bandits along with the Roadrunner Challenge ‘Hare & the Hound Race.’

Fans are encouraged to arrive at the track early and tailgate. Grandstands open at 5 PM, with Qualifying at 6 PM and the first race scheduled to start at 7:07 PM. After the races, fans are invited into the Pit Area to see their favorite race cars and meet the drivers. Plus there will be post race music in the Miller Lite Pavilion from “Rogue” beginning after the Trailer Race is complete.

TICKET INFORMATION FOR THE ORIGINAL TRAILER RACE OF DESTRUCTION

LPT Automotive’s Original Trailer Race of Destruction is one of the biggest events of the summer! With that in mind, fans are encouraged to order their ticket in advance for this event.

Advance Tickets for Saturday night’s event may be ordered in a variety of ways. You may order your tickets online at rockfordspeedway.tix.com, by phone at 815-633-1500 or in person at the Rockford Speedway Main Office. Online orders are accepted 24 hours a day and close at 12:01 AM on Saturday June 9. Phone orders for advance tickets may be made during regular business hours (9 AM til 5 PM Monday through Friday). Tickets may also be ordered in person at the Rockford Speedway Main Office during regular business hours (9 AM til 5 PM Monday through Friday). The Rockford Speedway Ticket Windows will be open Saturday during the day as well to accommodate last-minute walk-up orders.

The following ticketing options are available for Saturday night’s Original Trailer Race of Destruction…

Preferred Seating (Sections D, E & F) is $24 for Adults and $12 for Kids 11 and under.

Reserved Seating (Sections A, B, C, G, H, J) is $20 for adults and $10 for Kids 11 & under.

Bleacher Seating on the Backstretch is General Admission, with adults admitted for $15 and Kids 11 and under admitted at just $5.

**Everyone admitted to the Speedway on Saturday night must possess a ticket**

Don’t delay…order your tickets today!

WILD WEDNESDAYS BEGIN NEXT WEEK!

As the calendar turns towards June, the activity picks up around Rockford Speedway. Next Wednesday June 13 marks the beginning of the midweek spectacle known as ‘Wild Wednesday,’ which runs nine consecutive Wednesdays through August 8. This season’s Wild Wednesday slate features seven different divisions turning laps on any selected week including the Roadrunners, Bandits, Original Sixers and Winged Women on Wheels plus appearances by the Miller Lite American Short Trackers (July 4), Bargain Hunter Sportsman (July 18) and American Super Cups (June 27 & August 1). One-on-One Spectacular Drags make their return on Wednesday nights this year as does Miller Lite Dollar Beer Night! New to Wednesdays this year is ‘Double Figure 8,’ with both the Roadrunners and Bandits running the Figure 8 on Wednesday nights this summer.

This year’s Fireworks Extravaganza is on a Wild Wednesday (July 4) and features not only an impressive Fireworks Display, but also the Roadrunner Midnight Ride of Paul Revere! July 25 is Equipment Depot Customer Appreciation Night and August 1st is Wild Wednesday Crazy 8 Night, which showcases Northern Outlaw Vintage Figure 8 racing, along with a Roadrunner and Bandit Double Figure 8…three Figure 8 races in one night!

Wild Wednesday is an affordable midweek entertainment option, with adult admission just $9 and Children (ages 6-11) just $5. Kids 5 and under are FREE on Wild Wednesdays. Grandstands open at 5:30 PM on Wednesday nights, with racing starting at 7:27 PM. Make sure to join us for a ‘midweek release’ on Wild Wednesdays beginning next week!

SALUTE TO DAD, KIDS NIGHT AND ALL STAR 100 ON THE HORIZON

Next Saturday night June 16 is Tractor Town Salute to Dad night at Rockford Speedway, with Dad’s admitted to the track for just $5. Dad gets quite the bang for his buck next weekend, with FIVE divisions taking to the track, including the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers, Kickstart Roadrunners and T.E.D. Transit Bandits. Grandstands open at 5 PM next weekend, with racing slated to start at 7:07 PM.

Saturday night June 23 is Metro Medical Kids Night, with Kids 11 and under admitted FREE. Along with free admission, Kids are invited to take part in Kids Box Car Races at Intermission. Kids may take a simple box and color & craft it to look like their own car or the car of their racing hero. We will split Kids into age groups and ‘let them race’ during the middle of the evening. On-track action includes the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Kickstart Roadrunners. Race time is 7:07 PM.

Saturday night June 30 is ‘All Star Saturday Night’ at Rockford Speedway, with the return of the Kar Korner All Star 100 for the ARCA Midwest Tour Super Late Models. The best Super Late Model racers in America are set to converge upon Rockford Speedway on this night to enter themselves into the history books with some of the most recognizable names in short track racing. Drivers like Mark Martin, Bobby Allison, Dick Trickle, Joe Shear, Butch Miller, Rich Bickle, Eddie Hoffman, Erik Jones and Ty Majeski have won this great mid-summer classic…who will add their name to the list this year?

Also joining the fray on June 30 are the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, running their ‘Star Spangled 76’ lap feature race, making ‘All Star Saturday Night’ a ‘can’t miss’ Late Model Doubleheader. After the racing is done, a Fireworks display will light up the night. If you’re a real short track racing fan…you gotta be part of ‘All Star Saturday Night’ on Saturday June 30!

UPCOMING EVENTS

Saturday June 9 (7:07 PM) LPT Automotive presents the Original Trailer Race of Destruction- LM, Sp, AST, Bandits, RR plus the Hare & the Hound Race
Wednesday June 13 (7:27 PM) Wild Wednesday Opener- RR, Bandits, Sixers, WWoW, Double Figure 8, Spec Drags
Saturday June 16 (7:07 PM) Tractor Town ‘Salute to Dad’ ($5 admission for Dads) LM, Sp, AST, Bandits, RR
Wednesday June 20 (1 PM) ‘Kids Day Camp Sparktacular’
Wednesday June 20 (7:27 PM) Wild Wednesday Racing- RR, Bandits, Sixers, WWoW, Double Figure 8, Spec Drags
Saturday June 23 (7:07 PM) Metro Medical Kids Night featuring Kids Box Car Races- LM, Sp, AST, RR
Wednesday June 27 (7:27 PM) Wild Wednesday Racing- Sixers, Bandits, WWoW, AmSC, Double Figure 8, Spec Drags
Saturday June 30 (7:07 PM) ARCA Midwest Tour Kar Korner All Star 100 plus NASCAR Late Model Star Spangled 76 and Fireworks

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