September 12, 2011

Rockford Speedway (Season Championships)



All photos courtesy of Jim Ambruoso




Adding his name to the Rockford Speedway history books is the youngest driver to capturing a season championship is Austin Nason, age 15 from Roscoe, Illinois. Austin competes in the NASCAR Bargain Hunters Sportsman division




Jerry Gille, Roscoe, Illinois wins yet another NASCAR Stanley Steamer Late Model feature however falling just short of the championship


Alan Bekielewski, Roscoe, Ill., makes his season a strong one by earning Rookie of the Year in the Budweiser American Short Trackers division




Scott Hoeft, Watertown, Wis., closes out his regular season with a feature win in the Budweiser American Short Trackers division



George Sparkman, Loves Park, Illinois makes claim to his 5th NASCAR Budweiser American Short Trackers divisional title



Ryan Carlson, Loves Park, Illinois, stands proudly as the 2011 Rockford Speedway Stanley Steamer NASCAR Track Champion



Austin Nason crosses the start finish line and into the history books of Rockford Speedway as being the youngest driver to win a NASCAR Bargain Hunters Sportsman divisional championship



NASCAR Late Model Stanley Steamer Rookie of the Year Mitchell Garfield from Gilberts, Illinois





Rockford Speedway's GM Gregg McKarns shown with 2011 Mountain Dew Roadrunner Track Champion Alex Papini



Howie Ware, South Beloit, Illinois wins the Mountain Dew RoadRunner main event


NASCAR Sportsman Rookie of the Year, Brad Gerke, Loves Park, Illinois