Date: October 14th, 2011

Hello Everyone --
 
Well as we all know, October is here and we have had a variety of weather so far this month.  Everything from frost to 80 degree temps!!  That's Wisconsin and October for ya!!  Well this weekend's weather looks good!!  We are looking at upper 50s to low 60s for temps and pretty much no chance of rain!!  So.... that's all a good thing.  Just think of what kinds of ETs and 60 ft times you'll be getting in this cooler weather. 
 
We only have a couple of weekends left of drag racing (weather permitting), so please plan accordingly. 
 
On that note, we hope you will come out and join us at Rock Falls Raceway  for the LAST Test & Tune Day of 2011 on Saturday, October 15 and the last Bracket Drag Race (for points that is) on Sunday, October 16.  Remember the Bracket Races are OPEN TO ALL CARS, TRUCKS, MUSCLE CARS, IMPORTS, BIKES & SLEDS!!  You do NOT need to be in the RFR points series to attend any of these bracket race events, so please come on out and join us. 
 
A couple of quick things before I get on to the schedule of our weekend's events!!
 
E.T. FINALS -- Team Rock Falls Raceway finished tied for 3rd place (out of 20 Teams) at the Division 5 E.T. Finals just a few weeks ago.  We had a great time and I want to thank my Team for their support, their efforts and for making the journey to Brainerd. 

Although no one on our RFR Team won any of the classes at the ET Finals, we did have a few racers who do race at the Rock earn some of those spots and they will be heading off to Pomona, CA next month to compete in the World Finals, so congrats to them.  Winner of Super Pro was Gary Koch, Winner of Pro ET was Brandon Schmall and runner-up was Jim Noben!!  All of these guys did a great job and we're proud of them and happy for their accomplishments!!  Good luck in Pomona guys!!  

Finally, thank you to Mel and Deb Knott and Joe Marx and for putting on our Team Rock Cookout on Friday nite.  They did a great job with the Pulled Pork and fixings, as usual.  We are alway s the best fed team there.  Also "thanks" for providing us with food throughout the entire weekend.  Thanks so much, again, couldn't have done it without you!!  Team Rock Falls is the BEST!! 
  
Here's what's on the schedule for this weekend:

 
Saturday, October 15 --  LAST Test Day & Sat. Nite Special for 2011 Season 

  • Test Day Runs from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Gates Open at 7:30 a.m.

  • Test Day starts at 9 a.m.

  • Saturday Nite Special -- 3:30 p.m.  --  One time run and then right in to eliminations.  If you've been testing it's just $30 to enter.  If you have not, you can still race it's just $49 to enter.  Box and No Box vehicles are separated until the total field reaches 16 or less at which time they are combined on a ladder for the final rounds of competition.  Payout is $500/Win; $200/RU and $100/Semis for 33 cars or more 1st Rd.  (If 32 cars or less in 1st rd. payout reverts to Gambler's Format). 

Sunday, October 16 -- Bracket Drag Race -- $1000 to Win & King of the Track Race

  • Open to ALL Racers !!!

  • Gates Open at 7:00 a.m.

  • Time Trials at 8:30 a.m.

  • Eliminations at 12:00 p.m. (Noon) Approx.

  • Come out and race in Street Eliminator, King of the Hill or the Sport Compact Class.  Win 2 rounds and win a trophy!!   $40/Entry.

  • Race in Super Pro or Pro ET Money Class -- $1000 to Win!!  Payout starts 3rd Rd.  $80/Entry.

  • High Noon Gamblers and No Gizmo Gambler Races held in the morning for all Money Car Racers.  We also have our Run for the Money and Guts Gambler.

  • Trophy Cars -- We will also have the Run for the Money in the morning along with the Last Chance Eliminator Race held after 2nd round of regular eliminations.  This is for anyone who loses 1st or 2nd round of regular eliminations in Street, King or Sport Compacts.  Just $10/Entry.

  • King of the Track Race -- We run our King of the Track Race as follows.  Top 2 in points going into this weekend (in each class Street, King, Pro and Super Pro) will race off (within each class) until 1 remains in each class.  The Street winner will then run the King winner and the Pro ET will run the Super Pro winner.  Once we are down to 1 money car and 1 trophy car, these two drivers will race off for the King of the Track Wally & Title. 
    This year's qualifiers for this event are: 
    Street Eliminator:  Dave Anderson & Stephanie Dow 
    King of the Hill:  Art Farnsworth & Bill Sedlacek 
    Pro ET:   Mel Knott & Dan Carlson 
    Super Pro:  Don Kritzky & Mike Kritzky

  • Come and Watch Any Time -- Adults $10 (13 & Older); Kids (8-12) $5; Seniors $8; Kids Under 8 FREE!!
Souvenirs Update:  Remember Christmas is only 72 days away.  Stop by the Souvenir Stand and take a look at the Rock Falls Raceway souvenirs and pick out a nice t-shirt or awesome looking sweatshirt, hat or stocking cap for that someone special on your shopping list.  The RFR souvenirs are great for birthdays or just to say "Thanks", "I Appreciate You" or "I Love You".  We have something everyone.  Kids sizes 2T to 14/16; Adult sizes Small to 3XL as well as Ladies' sizes Small to 2XL.  We also have some stocking caps we just recently got in as well as some AWESOME looking sweatshirts!!
 
 
For further information check us out on the web at www.rockfallsraceway.com or contact Jennifer at jennifer@rockfallsraceway.com or at (715) 858-0170.

We hope to see you soon at Rock Falls Raceway and we thank you for your support of our racing facility and the sport of drag racing!!

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