August 8, 2011

Rockford Speedway - World Famous Trailer Races (August 6th)

Jerry Gille, Roscoe, Illinois, charged to the front of the pack to win the mayhem-filled 30-lap NASCAR late model main event. Jerry is shown with his crew in support of his victory. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

Matt Lundberg, Rockford, Illinois, in his ‘Family Truckster’ station wagon is shown with his daughter as he took home the honors in winning the 25-lap Bargain Hunter Sportsman feature. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

Jarrod Sutherland, Venice, California, soared to the lead to win the 20-lap Mountain Dew RoadRunners main event. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

A full house of race fans of all ages were treated to an evening of great racing and of couse the World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

The Budweiser American Short Trackers 25-lap headliner saw Scott Hoeft, Watertown, Wis winning his first feature of the 2011 season. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

Jack Atchison, Stillman Valley, Illinois, found himself headed in the wrong direction as on coming competitors made efforts to avoided his damaged race car. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

With over 20-plus trucks, vans, cars, and an assortment of other vehicles towing trailers, fans were certainly treated to a spectacular show in the main event of the evening's program, the Kar Korner World Famous Figure 8 Trailer Race. Matt Madey used some deft maneuvers to outlasted everyone to collect the hardware for his trophy case. - Jim Ambruoso Photo