April 5, 2015

Rockford Speedway - WXRW Stone & Double T Enduro

Photos Courtesy of Jim Ambruoso
April 4, 2015
Young 13-year-old Derek Kraus shakes down his truck as he readies his equipment for next week Spring Classic at Rockford Speedway.

Denna Chandler # 6D, Machesney Park, IL races side by side with fellow competitor during her practice session for NASCAR Sportsmen type cars. 

The skid marks from a blown right front tire tells the story as to what Justin Pearson #19 Belvidere, IL as he hits the turn four wall.  OUCH!  Justin walked away uninjured.

WXRX radio personality Jim Stone addresses the crowd on hand with track announcer Eric Huenefeld.

Race fans vote by their applauds for the best appearing race car.  Jim Stone waves the checker flag over the winners car.

A field of 50 cars readies themselves for the start of the 200 lap WXRX enduro.
Two laps into the event this drivers found himself upside down bring out the red flag stopping the race as safety crew members come to his aid.  Uninjured he was able to continue racing 

Jay Orr # 18, Milwaukee, Wis., wins his second enduro race in the past 10 years coming to Rockford Speedway.