The 25th annual Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom, is this Labor Day Weekend August 31-Sept. 1, 2019 through the city streets of Rock Island, IL! This year will also feature the 20th running of the King of the Streets shifter race.
Rock Island city officials have committed to street improvements at 8 key locations on the race course. As part of the 25th anniversary celebration, several key adjustments have also been made to make the course safer and more technically challenging.
The Grand Prix is a free, family friendly festival event for all spectators! Car show, food vendors, kids activities, and live music are all on the slate for the weekend.
Friday Aug 30:
Competitor pit parking
Saturday Aug 31:
Sunday Sep 1:
Drivers: Registration is open at https://rigp.raceday.pro/sign_in
This year, all Briggs and Yamaha drivers (except Ignite) must purchase one set of spec Hoosier tires through the Grand Prix for $195/set. Other classes remain open tire rule.
There have also been other rules adjustments so, as always, we encourage you to review in detail the Supplemental Rules which are posted on our website.
Once again this year Briggs & Stratton Racing is generously supporting our Briggs racers by paying $100 of the entry fee on the second B&S class entered. This discount is available to the first 30 registrants only (one to a customer). When you register, choose the class with the $125 entry fee for your first entry and the class with the $25 entry fee for your second entry. Additional entries should then be made at the $125 rate. The $25 entry option will disappear once the 30 discounted entries have been claimed.
Sponsors for this year’s event include: Mediacom, Jumer’s Casino & Hotel, Hoosier Kartsport, LeCont Tyres, Gett Industries, Briggs & Stratton Racing, Modern Woodman Financial/ Joe Schurr agent, CBS TV4 / Fox 18 and CW, Schurr Power Racing Engines, Sunbelt Rentals, AMT Ambulance, Johanees Bus Service, The Dispatch / Rock Island Argus, Holiday Inn Rock Island – Quad Cities, eKartingNews.com, Courtesy Car City, Gas & Electric Credit Union, Rogan Scale, Triple E Sales, Curry’s Transportation Services, Inc., Miller Trucking and Excavating, Brenny’s Motorcycle Clinic, Hiland Toyota and the local radio stations Q106, Fox Sports QC, WOC and WLLR.
As always we are ready to answer any questions. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 309-292-8133. More information can be found at rockislangrandprix.com . See you in September!