Rock Island Grand Prix Schedule of Events

 

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
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 the Rock Island Brewing Co. featuring William Elliott Whitmore. Admission charged. All ages show.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
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 meeting for Juniors and 4-cycles.
10 a.m.: Grand Prix Marketplace vendors open
8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.: Practice rounds. Five minute sessions. Crossing breaks every 4 rounds.
1 p.m.: Ronald McDonald in Grand Prix Marketplace
1 p.m.: Vintage Kart race and Casey’s Race Against Hunger
2:00-5:30 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 Co. featuring The Travoltas. Admission charged. All ages show.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
8 a.m.: Final practice round begins.
10 a.m.: Grand Prix Marketplace, Famil;y Fun Zone, Camaro Club Car Show open
11 a.m.: Opening Ceremonies
11:30 a.m. Kid’s Autograph Session. Start/Finish line
11:45 a.m.: Racing begins
5:00.: Racing Ends.
8 p.m.: Deere & Co. Awards Ceremony, Holiday Inn.
8 p.m.: Outdoor music on the East Plaza Stage sponsored by the Rock Island Brewing Co. featuring The Travoltas. Admission charged. All ages show.

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 5
9:30 a.m.: Annual Rock Island Labor Day Parade. 18th Ave. and 24th Street..

 

 

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