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By: Eric Huenefeld

If you’ve seen it before, you want to see it again. If you’ve never seen it…what are you waiting for?!

This Saturday August 5 brings the “Wildest Show on Wheels” to Rockford Speedway with the running of the World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race presented by Kar Korner. See cars, trucks and vans pulling boats, campers and travel trailers in a no holds barred demolition extravaganza, with no winner ’til the last trailer trails!’ Along with the Trailer Race, Saturday night’s program includes terrific short track racing action with the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and Kickstart Roadrunners PLUS the Roadrunner Challenge ‘Hare & the Hound Race!’

Grandstands open at 5 PM, with the show set to start at 7:07 PM. Fans are encouraged to ‘tailgate’ before the event in the Speedway parking lot.

Advance tickets are STILL available and may be purchased in a variety of ways.

-ONLINE at rockfordspeedway.tix.com. Online sales will close early Saturday morning.

-BY PHONE 815-633-1500. Phone orders will be taken through Saturday morning. Once phone sales stop, operators will still be standing by to assist you and answer all of your ticketing questions.

-IN PERSON at the Rockford Speedway Main Offices Thursday and Friday during regular business hours and Saturday through midday. On Saturday afternoon, the Ticket Windows at the Main Speedway Gate will be open for your ticket purchasing convenience.

ALL SEATING IS RESERVED for Saturday nights show and everyone in the Grandstands must have a ticket. A list of ticket prices for each section is listed below…

Preferred Seating (Sections D, E & F)- $24 Adults (ages 12 +), $12 Kids (ages 11 & under)

Reserved Seating (Sections A, B, C, G, H & J)- $20 Adults (ages 12 +), $10 Kids (ages 11 & under)

Bleacher Seating (Backstretch)- $15 Adults (ages 12 +), $5 Kids (ages 11 & under)

Don’t miss the World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race presented by Kar Korner this Saturday night at Rockford Speedway!


Very soon, Kids will be headed back to school and summer will be merely a memory. With that in mind, the final Kids Night of 2017 is just one week away. Bring the Kids to Cintas Kids Night next Saturday August 12 at Rockford Speedway and be part of what is always a very fun event. Kids 11 and under get in FREE next Saturday night, plus those same Kids are asked to bring their Bikes to the track next weekend for Kids Bike Races at Intermission! Throughout the night, there will be Kids Bike Giveaways as part of the ‘Great Bike Giveaway’…with Bikes for boys and girls donated by racing teams, track employees and fans. The racing schedule next Saturday includes the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and the Central States Super Cups. Gates open at 5 PM with the CoLin Metals Fast Dashes going green at 7:07 PM. Don’t miss this last big blast before the start of a new school year…it’s Cintas Kids Night next Saturday August 12 at Rockford Speedway!

Sat Aug 5 7:07 pm- Kar Korner presents the World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race LM, Sp, AST, RR plus ‘Hare & the Hound Race’
Wed Aug 9 7:27 pm- Wild Wednesday Championship Night RR, Bandits, WWoW, Sixers, Fig 8, Spec Drags
Sat Aug 12 7:07 pm- Cintas Kids Night (Kids 11 & under FREE plus Kids Bike Races and The Great Bike Giveaway) LM, Sp, AST, SC
Sat Aug 19 7:07 pm- K&N Filters presents ‘Summers Last Stand’ LM, AST, RR, Hornets, Illini Midgets
Sat Aug 26 7:07 pm- Nicks Beatin & Bangin Boat Race presented by Windsor Auto Sales LM, Sp, RR, AmSC
Sat Sep 2 7:07 pm- Prelude to the Championship LM, Sp, AST, RR, Vintage
Sat Sep 9 7:07 pm- Whelen Engineering Night of Champions LM, Sp, AST, RR plus the ‘Outhouse Race’

About Rockford Speedway

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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