August 1, 2011

Rockford Speedway's All-Star 100 (July 30)

Two young drivers, Erik Jones, Byron, Mich. (center) and Cody Coughlin, Delaware, Ohio (left) stand tall with veteran driver in Rich Bickle, Janesville, Wis (right) in victory circle as they represent the top three finishers in the JEGS/CRA All-Star Tour 'All-Star 100'. - Photo by Jim Ambruoso

The 30-lap Stanley Steemer NASCAR Late Models headliner, went to Jerry Gille's, Roscoe, Illinois way as the two-time division champ is shown in victory circle with his #1 supporter his father Ed Gille (right) and the division sponsor of Stanley Steemer (left). - Jim Ambruoso Photo

Ryan Carlson, Loves Park, Illinois and ‘Fast’ Eddie Hoffman, Wheaton, Ill.; slide in tandem entering turn four. Both drivers were able to continue but at the back of the pack. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

A red flag stopped the proceedings just three laps into the main event for a huge incident that started on the backstretch and carried into turn three as Danny Jackson careened into the tire that buffers the point and made hard contact. - Jim Ambruoso Photo

Mountain Dew RoadRunners points leader Alex Papini, Machesney Park, Illinois, wasted no time moving from his sixth place starting spot into the lead to bring home a victory in the 20-lap headliner. - Jim Ambruoso Photo