World of Outlaws Look Forward to Dirt Racing Takeover at Rockford Speedway

Badger Midget Racing Association and Wisconsin Legends
added to the slate of events

CONCORD, NC – June 10, 2016 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – History will be made in less than three weeks as the dirt racing takeover happens at legendary Rockford Speedway for the Outlaw Clay Classic – two days of World of Outlaws racing action, Wednesday, June 29 and Thursday, June 30.

The stars and challengers of the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series and World of Outlaws Craftsman Late Model Series, the nation’s premier dirt racing series, will convene on the 68-year-old paved, high banks at Rockford, turning it into America’s newest dirt track.

“Rockford will be transformed with tons of Illinois river clay, trucked in and spread out over the track for this special, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,” said World of Outlaws President Tom Deery. “We can’t wait to see the ‘Greatest Show on Dirt’ take on America’s favorite short track.”

Adding to the slate of events for the Outlaw Clay Classic will be the Badger Midget Racing Association and Wisconsin Legends. The Badger Midgets join the sprint cars on Wednesday while the legends join the late models on Thursday.

The event coincides with the newly formed partnership between the World of Outlaws, Sears and the Craftsman brand. Sears’ world headquarters lies a short distance from Rockford in Hoffman Estates, Ill.

“In addition to bringing this great event to fans in Rockford, we look forward to showcasing the series to our friends and fans at Sears and Craftsman,” Deery said. “This thrilling special event will be one fans are sure to be talking about for years to come. Don’t miss your chance to witness history.”

Don’t miss the dirt racing takeover! Individual tickets and two-day packages for the Outlaw Clay Classic staring at $35 are on sale now. Overnight parking for campers and kids pricing will also be available. Purchase your tickets now by calling 844-DIRT-TIX (347-8849), or by visiting For more information log onto

About World of Outlaws

Founded in 1978, the World of Outlaws®, based in Concord, N.C., is the premier national touring series for dirt track racing in North America, featuring the most powerful cars on dirt, the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Sprint Car Series and the World of Outlaws Craftsman® Late Model Series(SM). Annually, the two series race nearly 140 times at tracks across the United States and Canada. CBS Sports Network is the official broadcast partner of the World of Outlaws. ® also broadcasts all World of Outlaws ® events over the Internet to fans around the world. To learn more about the World of Outlaws, visit