Rock Island Grand Prix Schedule of Events

 

FRIDAY, AUG. 29
2-10 p.m.: Competitor sign-in open at Holiday Inn, Rock Island.
2-5 p.m.: Pre-race tech/scrutineering open at the off-site staging area, QCCA Expo Center, Rock Island.
5 p.m.: Streets close in The District of Rock Island.
6-11 p.m.: Pits open.
7-10 p.m.: Pre-race tech/scrutineering open on the pre-grid.
8 p.m.: Outdoor music on the East Plaza Stage sponsored by Rock Island Brewing Company. All ages show. Admission charged.

SATURDAY, AUG. 30
7 a.m.: Pits open.
7-9 a.m.: Driver sign-in open at Holiday Inn, Rock Island.
7 a.m.: Pre-race tech/scrutineering for overnight arrivals only.
7:15 a.m.: Mandatory Driver's Meeting in front of The Argus, followed by second mandatory Drivers Meeting for Junior Drivers.
8 a.m.-1 p.m.: Practice rounds. Five-minute sessions. Crossing breaks every four rounds.
10 a.m.: Grand Prix Marketplace vendors open.
1 p.m.: Casey's Race Against Hunger and Vintage Kart races.
1:45-5:30 p.m.: Timed qualifying.
5:30 p.m.: Track closes at conclusion of racing.
8 p.m.: Outdoor music on the East Plaza Stage sponsored by the Rock Island Brewing Company featuring The Travoltas. All ages show. Admission charged.

SUNDAY, AUG. 31
8 a.m.: Final practice round begins.
10 a.m.: Grand Prix Marketplace vendors open.
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Quad-Cities Camaro Club Car Show.
10 a.m.-4 p.m.: Family Fun Zone open in the infield.
11 a.m.: Opening Ceremonies.
11:30 a.m.: Kid’s Autograph Session. Start/Finish line.
11:45 a.m.: Racing begins.
4:45 p.m.: Racing ends.
8 p.m.: Awards Ceremony, Holiday Inn.
8 p.m.: Outdoor music on the East Plaza Stage sponsored by the Rock Island Brewing Company featuring The Travoltas. All ages show. Admission charged.

MONDAY, SEPT. 1
9:30 a.m.: Annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade. 18th Ave. and 24th St.
Dusk: Red, White and Boom Fireworks over the Mississippi River.

 

 

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