Parfitt to headline racing and music weekend

Rick Parfitt Junior
Rick Parfitt Junior

The headline act for a music and racing event at Rockingham Speedway has been unveiled as Rick Parfitt Junior.

The RacingROCKS event will take place at the Corby motor racing circuit over the weekend of May 17 and 18.

Rick Parfitt Junior will entertain the crowd at the British Racing Sports Car Club race meeting.

The worlds of motorsport, music and food & drink will come together for the event that is designed to appeal to people across the generations.

Supported by Gonzo, Rick Parfitt Jnr and his legendary RPJ Band will headline on the Saturday evening while on Sunday, Mike Ward from The Voice, and Johnny and the Moondogs who will be joined by Vida on the main stage.

Nikki Loy and Mark Stringer will be among the acts providing the music on the acoustic stage throughout the day, as visitors sample the selection of delicious and mouth-watering delights on offer from acclaimed street chefs and micro-breweries at the food and drink fair.

There will be off-track attractions to keep the younger members of the family entertained, and to continue the festival theme, camping and caravan pitches will be available for those wishing to experience the whole weekend.

On track there will be qualifying and races from nine different championships, including a firm favourite at Rockingham - the Pickup Truck Championship which brings its own unique brand of racing to the UK’s only banked oval and Europe’s fastest racing circuit.

The rest of the action takes place on the International Super Sportscar Long Circuit, which will include the eclectic mix of racing machines from the Arrowpak saloon and sports cars while the BRSCC Formula Jedi will represent the single-seaters.

For more information visit the official RacingROCKS website at