2018 Cruise & Car Show – May 26th Exciting changes for our 2nd Annual Cruise. We will start the morning by cruising to the Rockford Speedway from 8a – 12p for the opportunity to cruise around the race track. There will be a burnout contest from 12 – 1p. Then cruise to the Miracle Mile for a car show and lots of cool events like a muffler rap, fanbelt toss contest and more. We will have some specialty vehicles to view along with all the cool cars that register too. Trophies will be awarded to the top 25 plus Best of Show.
JULY 22 Startup at 2 Nitro will BURN
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NHRA ROUTE 66 NATIONALS AT ROUTE 66 RACEWAY MAY 31 - JUNE 3
Dubbed the “King of the Dragsters,” and Patriarch of Top Fuel Drag Racing, Garlits will Visit the World’s Premier Drag Racing Facility this Spring
“We are delighted to host one of the NHRA’s most legendary drivers at this year’s NHRA Route 66 Nationals,” said Scott Paddock, Route 66 Raceway President. “The rich history, passion and will to win personified throughout Don’s storied career classifies him as one of the sport’s most prestigious, and we are beyond excited to feature him as part of our 20th anniversary celebration.”
Each weekend through the 2018 season, the NHRA will honor iconic figures of the sport with their Legends Tour. The Legends Tour at Route 66 Raceway will mark the year-long 20th anniversary celebration of the World’s First True Stadium of Drag Racing. The NHRA Route 66 Nationals weekend will honor iconic figures of the sport including, but not limited Don Garlits, Gary Dyer and Arnie “The Farmer” Beswick. Numerous other NHRA and local drag racing dignitaries will be in attendance to greet fans and take part in the weekend festivities.
More information on his weekend appearances will be released at a later date; be sure to stay connected on Twitter and Facebook to hear all updates firsthand.
The NHRA Route 66 Nationals Weekend
Thursday, May 31 - NHRA Route 66 Nationals Dialed-In Thursday
Friday, June 1 - NHRA Route 66 Nationals Friday Night on Fire
Saturday, June 30 - NHRA Route 66 Nationals All-Star Saturday
Sunday, July 1 - NHRA Route 66 Nationals Championship Sunday
Belvidere Heritage Days Car Show
June 23 downtown Belvidere, IL
Top 40 car show
Dash plaques for the first 100 cars, 50/50 raffle
The town itself will have other things going on as well all weekend.
More details as they come