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The Rock Island Grand Prix is the world’s largest and most prestigious karting street race.

"Talk with any racer or spectator and they will rave about the experience. It’s simply the most fun you can have in kart racing, both on and off the track."

During the day, racers go head to head against the best in the sport on the safest street circuit in karting. At night competitors and spectators enjoy the nightlife of The Downtown Rock Island Arts & Entertainment District.

Exitement at the Rock Island Grand PrixThe Rock Island Grand Prix ranks as the ultimate experience in kart racing. There is no greater thrill than racing through city streets at speeds approaching 100 MPH, one inch off the ground as thousands of spectators cheer you on.

A family of more than 200 volunteers reunite each year to produce the race weekend for competitors who come from coast to coast as well as many foreign countries. There is nothing like the atmosphere of “The Rock.”

Conceived as a family festival event with free general admission, the Rock Island Grand Prix also features...

* Great Food
* Vendor Booths and Displays
* Family Activities
* Outdoor Concerts
* Live Music Venues
* Comedy Clubs
* Dinner Theater
* Restaurants and Bars
* Art Galleries
* Shops

All this forms the backdrop for an exciting weekend of racing. It’s all within walking distance of the Holiday Inn and the paddock area. Nearby, Jumer’s Casino & Hotel offers a Vegas-style diversion.

The Rock Island Grand Prix is the place to be as both drivers and fans can enjoy the experience of a lifetime each Labor Day Weekend. Plan to be a part of it this year.


Special thanks to our generous sponsors

Dispatch - Argus RIGP

Jumer's LogoHoliday Inn LogoO'Reilly Auto Parts Logo
MG Tires

Advanced Medical Transport
Modern Woodmen RIGP Sponsor
Curry's Transportation Services
Modern Woodman Bank

The District


Official Schedule


August 22, 2016 RIGP Rules Clarification

Xtream Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom ready for 2 days of racing thrills, free family fun

August 16, 2016 RIGP Rules Clarification

Rock Island Grand Prix Competitor's Newsletter

Margay to host second annual Ignite Shootout at Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom

Le Cont Tires to sponsor King of the Streets at Xtreme Rock Island Grand Prix powered by Mediacom

Vega Tire contingency awards, special pricing

Mediacom Naming Rights Sponsor

Briggs & Stratton and Rock Island Grand Prix

Rock Island Grand Prix joins Vintage Karting Association

Rock Island Grand Prix announces 2016 race classes, changes in registration

Rock Island Grand Prix announces 2016 King of Streets to honor Jim Murley

2015 Race Results

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