Racin & Rockin VII

Written by SMS Admin.

Racin and Rockin is an annual motorsports and music festival held at Springport Motor Speedway, located in Springport, Michigan each summer in celebration of true Americana; Short track motor racing, Rock-n-Roll and A Pig Roast.

2012-07-239518.16.27_1The first Racin and Rockin was held in 2005 and is held annually. Racin & Rockin VII will be held on July 28, 2012. The Auto Racing portion of the festival will feature racing in the following classes: Modifieds, ABC Stock Cars and Sport Stocks. The Music portion of the event will feature The Basement Dawgs.


The brainchild of Matt Schindewolf; who is affectionally known as the Racing Hippie.  This year is extra special because this year's event will be a benefit for the Schindewolf family.  Matt and Mary have both suffered through various health ailments over the last 12 months and this event almost didn't happen due to those health concerns. 

But Big Ed Inloes, Dan Loughan and the Parish Family came forward and saved Racin' & Rockin' and at the same time asked the racing community to give back to the family that has given so much to make this great annual event occur.

Modified Country goes into a rock-n-roll frenzy as the 7th annual "Racin' and Rockin'" celebration returns to Springport Motor Speedway.This fantastic summertime festival is a Mid-Michigan tradition and for the Modified Racing Community and MUST SEE EVENT.

Clear you calendars and prepare to spend the night at the Port as we'll be offering free camping to anyone who wants to spend the evening with us following our post race celebration including a music show by everyone's favorite racing hippie; Matt Schindewolf and the Basement Dawgs.

PLEASE NOTE: The whole day is early one hour to accomodate for the dinner and the concert on the pit side...Competitors : The pits will open at 12 noon. Hot Laps will commence at 1 pm. Qualifying will begin at 4 pm.Spectators : The front gates opens at 4 pm. The green flag drops at 6 pm.

You can learn more about a race day at Springport Motor Speedway by visiting our Race Day Info Page.

T-Shirts: Special 7th annual commemorative t-shirts will be for sale on the day of the event, these are limited edition, and the plan is camo tie dye with a special logo on the front, and sponsors on the back.

Pit Side - Pit Passes $30
12 noon - open
1pm - Hot Laps
4pm - Qualifying
6pm - Racing
? pm - Pig Roast and concert immediately following the racing

Special trophys awarded at the concert Pit Side

Front Gate Side - 
4pm - gates open (Qualifying)
6pm - Racing begins

After the races - all fans and friends are invited to join us Pit Side for the party. Pot Luck and Pig Roast is provided, please bring your best dish to pass!
AND please plan to keep it hot or cold if needed on your own, we simply do not have the cooler space, or the electrical capacity.

If you choose to not share a dish a $5 per person charge can still get you in the line for the pot luck.
$10 - Adult; $8 - Senior (60+); $5 - Kids (6-12); Free - 5 and under

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