This year Michael Bilderback took a step back from Super Late Model racing and decided to race his Limited Late Model full-time at Rockford Speedway (IL) and try his hand at some Big 8 races. While the transition from Super Late Models to Limited Late Models was a bit of an adjustment, with just Oktoberfest […]

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Wausau, WI - On Friday night at State Park Speedway, Michael Bilderback returned to Big 8 Late Model Series victory lane for the first time since 2008. And for the first time in Big 8 Late Model Series history, the winning car arrived in victory lane on a wrecker. Bilderback slid across the line inches […]

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The later stages of the Big 8 Series opener at Rockford Speedway in Loves Park, Illinois this past Sunday featured a classic battle with what some are coining as a controversial ending.   With 15 laps go to in the 88-lap feature event, Bobby Wilberg who was running second at the time, hit the left […]

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Two-time NASCAR Illinois State Champion and 2013 Rockford Speedway Track Champion Alex Papini simply won’t settle for one crack at victory during the 38th Annual Spring Classic Sunday April 12 at Rockford Speedway.   The Machesney Park native plans to campaign two cars in two divisions at this weekend’s event, the first major short track […]

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The countdown is on until the beginning of another exciting season of short track racing in the Midwest.   The first major short track race in the region takes the green flag next Sunday afternoon April 12, as the 38th Annual Spring Classic takes to the track at Rockford Speedway. For the eighth consecutive year, […]

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The countdown is on. In just under three months, the Big 8 Late Model Series presented by Gandrud Chevrolet  returns to action, kicking off its eleventh season. This year, the “Best Weekly Warriors in the Country” embark on another exciting trek, visiting tracks in Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa while once again taking part in […]

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