A BUSY 2019 ON TAP FOR ROCKFORD SPEEDWAY

January 17, 2019


Make plans now to be part of the historic Rockford Speedway’s 72nd season of racing and entertainment!

Friday, March 22nd
Orientation & Registration Meeting @ Forest Hills Lodge.

6PM – Rookie Orientation
7PM – General Meeting

Saturday, March 23rd
Pre-Season Tire Sale @ Rockford Speedway Miller Lite Pavilion.

All divisional tires will be available for sale 10AM – 12PM.

Saturday, April 6th
Spring Enduro brings the track to life for the first time in 2019.  The traditional season-opening 200 lap four-cylinder Enduro hits the “high banks” at 1 PM.  This is the first of three Enduros held in the 2019 IRONMAN CHALLENGE SERIES.   The Our Town 200 on Sunday afternoon June 2nd and the season-ending Goblin 250 & Big Swarm Demo Derby on Sunday afternoon October 20th complete the trio.

Sunday, April 14th
The 42nd Annual Spring Classic, featuring the Big 8 Late Model Series, Mid-American Stock Car Series and American Super Cups.  Racing gets underway at 1 PM with 88 laps of Big 8 Late Model Series feature highlighting the afternoon.

Saturday, April 27th
The 72nd NASCAR Season Opener gets underway featuring our premiere NASCAR divisions. beginning the Saturday night slate for 2019.  The NASCAR points season runs until September, culminating on the “Night of Champions” Saturday, September 7th.

Midweek racing returns to Rockford Speedway again this year, with Wednesday night racing on June 13 & 26 and July 3 & 17 with a special ‘Fireworks Extravaganza’ on July 3.

Saturday, June 29th
ARCA Midwest Tour All Star 100 and the NASCAR Late Model Star Spangled 76. The best Late Model racers converge on Rockford Speedway as part of this Late Model Double Header.

Your favorite thrill shows return to Rockford Speedway again this summer…

Saturday, June 8:  The Original Trailer Race of Destruction.

Wednesday, July 3:  Midnight Ride of Paul Revere & Fireworks Extravaganza

Saturday, August 3:  The World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race

Saturday, August 24:  The “Beatin’ & Bangin’ Boat Race”sails onto center stage.

Saturday, September 14:  Miller Lite “Night of Thrills”

The 72nd season wraps up with our biggest special events…

Friday – Sunday, September 27, 28, 29:  54th National Short Track Championships promises to be ONE GREAT RACING WEEKEND!  Big changes are in the works for this premiere event & we can’t wait to share them with you!  Make plans to attend now!

Saturday & Sunday, October 12 & 13:  28th Annual Bahama Bracket Nationals, featuring nearly 200 cars racing against each other and the clock, hits the track.