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Gilley’s Round IV and The Illinois Camaro Club on Tap This Weekend at Rockford Speedway

This Saturday night August 15 is Bryden Motors Night at Rockford Speedway, featuring the fourth round of the Gilley's Cool 5 Series for the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Miller Lite American Short Trackers and the Kickstart Roadrunners. The night also looks to be a big one as Bryden Motors will be celebrating their 70th Anniversary in the stateline while Gilley's Heating and Air Conditioning celebrates their 30th Anniversary! There will be plenty of goodies up for grabs for fans and this Saturday night will also be one of the last chances for you to sign up for the 'Gilley's Giveaways' which will take place on Saturday afternoon September 12 at Rockford Speedway, with the Grand Prize Giveaway being a NEW Jeep Patriot from Bryden Motors! Along with all of this, the Illinois Camaro Club makes their yearly stop at Rockford Speedway and will entertain with their 'Smokey Burnouts.' Gates open at 5 PM, with racing slated to being at 7:07 PM, we hope you join us at the races this Saturday night! THE 'BEATIN N BANGIN BOAT RACE' IS JUST TWO WEEKS AWAY: As summer winds down, that means we are not that far away from 'Nick's Beatin N Bangin Boat Race' presented by Windsor Auto Sales on Saturday night August 29. The Boat Race has quickly become one of the most popular events on the Rockford Speedway and features cars, trucks and vans pulling boats without trailers on a track that is covered in water! The competitors slip, slide and crash into one another, with destruction the name of the game...and there is no winner 'til the last boat sails!' Advance tickets are available for Nick's Beatin N Bangin Boat Race by calling Rockford Speedway at 815-633-1500 or by visiting or by simply visiting the Speedway office in person during regular business hours. Along with the Boat Race, racing action on August 29 includes the Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models, Bargain Hunter Sportsman, Kickstart Roadrunners and the American Super Cup Series. Gates open at 5 PM with the first Stateline Staffing Services Fast Dash taking the green flag at 7:07 PM. Don't miss Nick's Beatin N Bangin Boat Race in three weeks! #NSTC50 COMPETITION GUIDE AND ENTRY FORMS NOW ONLINE: Rockford Speedway has released Entry Forms and Competition Guides for this year’s 50th Anniversary National Short Track Championships (NSTC), which takes place Friday October 2 through Sunday October 4. Highlighting #NSTC50 once again are the Super Late Models which will take part in both Saturday & Sunday of “One Great Racing Weekend.” Saturday afternoon the Super Late Models will qualify, with each car running preliminary races on Saturday night. Sunday afternoon includes Last Chance racing and the 200 lap main event. This season’s 200 lap Super Late Model race pays $6,000 to the winner and $600 to start and along with the increased purse, there will be lap leader money up for grabs this season, which could push the winner’s check to $10,000! The Must See Racing Sprint Cars will again be part of the National Short Track Championships, sharing the stage with the Super Late Models on ‘Championship Sunday', while 'Short Track Saturday Night' is highlighted by the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet and their 108 lap feature event and Friday's 'Opening Night' is highlighted by the Great Northern Sportsman Series. A Competition Guide and Entry Form for #NSTC50 can be found at: A Complete Schedule of Events can be found at: Make plans now to be part of 'One Great Racing Weekend' October 2, 3 and 4 at Rockford Speedway! UPCOMING EVENTS: Sat Aug 15 7:07 pm- Bryden Motors presents Round IV of the Gilley's Cool 5 plus the Illinois Camaro Club 'Smokey Burnouts' Sat Aug 22 7:07 pm- Instant Jungle Night featuring the Illini Racing Series Midgets Sat Aug 29 7:07 pm- Windsor Auto Sales presents Nick's Beatin N Bangin Boat Race! Mon-Tues Aug 30 & Sept 1- Carson & Barnes Circus (in the Speedway parking lot) Sat Sept 5 7:07 pm- Gilley's Cool 5 Championship Round Sat Sept 12 7:07 pm- Whelen Engineering's Night of Champions plus the Outhouse Race


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