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Torrence, Hight, Gray, Smith Win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park; Hight Injured When Car Exploded at Finish Line

Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were all winners at the 7th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Funny Car racer Robert Hight was involved in an on-track incident during the final elimination round. Hight won the race against Tim Wilkerson and when the ...

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NHRA Gateway Elimination Round Updates

Sunny skies and comfortable 72 degrees weather greeted racers and fans at Gateway Motorsports Park for the 7th annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals Elimination Sunday Finals.   Click here for Final Eliminations and Post Race Click here for Semi Final Race Action Click here for Round 2 Race Action Click here for Round 1 Race Action Top Fuel Finals Steve ...

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Gateway Sells Out At Gateway For Saturday’s NHRA Qualifying

Magnificent weather brought out large crowds to Gateway Motorsports Park for the 7th annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals. As a matter of fact the track sold out. It is the second year in a row that there has been a sell out at Gateway. Click here for race action photos   “This event has shown three years of impressive growth. ...

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NHRA Returns To Gateway Motorsports Park This Weekend – Race Facts

WHAT: Seventh annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals, the 20th of 24 events in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series and the second of six races in the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship playoffs. Drivers in four categories – Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle – earn points leading to 2018 NHRA Mello Yello ...

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Meet drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Three-time Top Fuel Dragster world champion was first woman to win a national event     September 19, 2018, St. Louis Region – Race fans will have the opportunity to meet a genuine legend at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.   Women competing in professional drag today are commonplace. But in ...

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16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force aiming for his 150th career win at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  September 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – For the 34th season in a row John Force will finish the campaign in the Top Ten. That is not the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion’s ultimate goal. In what seems to be a bottomless pit of passion and drive, Force will be focused on his 17th Mello Yello NHRA world championship and ...

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Three-time NHRA world champion Antron Brown has four consecutive AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals wins at Gateway Motorsports Park

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel Dragster world champion Antron Brown: Will he regain his stranglehold on Gateway Motorsports Park’s victory lane at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals? September 18, 2018, St. Louis Region – Over the past decade, nobody has won more Top Fuel Dragster races than Antron Brown (50, good for the fourth-most in history) nor have they won more ...

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Power Wins the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Will Power won the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Alexander Rossi came in second and Scott Dixon finished in third place. Click here for race action photos The win for Power was his third of the year and his 35th career victory. Earlier this year Power won the Indianapolis Motor 500. “That’s the most fun way to go ...

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Norman Wins Indy Lights Oval Challenge at Gateway Motorsports Park

The rock band Journey rocked Busch Stadium last night and Ryan Norman today rocked Gateway Motorsports to win his first career Indy Lights victory. Norman’s car is sponsored by “Journey – Don’t Stop believing” tour. Ryan Norman battled Colton Herta the entire race but it was Norman with the late race pass off Herta to win the Mazda St. Louis ...

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VeeKay Wins Pro Mazda Oval Challenge at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Click here for race action photos   Pos No Start Driver Hometown Team Laps Diff 1 2 2 Rinus VeeKay (R) Hoofddorp Netherlands Juncos Racing 55 –.—- 2 9 4 Robert Megennis (R) New York NY Juncos Racing 55 8.5507 3 10 1 Harrison Scott (R) Althorne England RP Motorsport Racing 55 16.5154 4 12 3 Moises de la ...

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“Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Tonight at Gateway Motorsports Park – Notes

 There have been seven different winners in the 14 previous Verizon IndyCar Series races in  018: Sebastien Bourdais (Streets of St. Petersburg), Josef Newgarden (ISM Raceway, Barber Motorsports Park and Road America), Alexander Rossi (Streets of Long Beach, Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course and Pocono Raceway), Will Power (INDYCAR Grand Prix and Indianapolis 500), ScottbDixon (Raceway at Belle Isle-1, Texas ...

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Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Tonight at Gateway Motorsports Park – Race Facts

Race distance: 248 laps / 310 miles   2017 race winner: Josef Newgarden (No. 2 PPG Automotive Refinish Team Penske Chevrolet)   2017 pole winner: Will Power (No. 12 Verizon Team Penske Chevrolet), 47.4579 seconds, 189.642 mph (two laps)   One-lap qualifying record: Will Power, 23.7206 seconds, 189.709 mph, Aug. 25, 2017 Two-lap qualifying record: Will Power, 47.4579 seconds, 189.642 ...

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St. Louis Speed Festival races to Anheuser-Busch Biergarten

Friday for INDYCAR-themed happy hour, Victory Lap Amber Lager     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – The 2018 St. Louis Speed Festival is a daily series of events leading up to the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The grand finale is the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline ...

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STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend

Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend: STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – Here are some things race fans headed to Gateway Motorsports Park for the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend should know to make their experience more enjoyable.   The 2018 edition of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR ...

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Free fanfest at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis to kick off Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 INDYCAR Weekend

August 8, 2018, St. Louis Region – The 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Verizon IndyCar Series Weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will kick off on Thursday, August 23 with a free fanfest at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ballpark Village is located at 601 Clark Avenue in St. Louis, across the ...

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Street Car Super Nationals August 2-4 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Featuring Mid-West Pro Mods, JEGS Super Quick Series, PSCA, Nostalgia Drag Racing League, Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks, Super Pro Bracket  Wednesday, August 1 Wednesday parking is exclusively for racers participating in Thursday’s VP Racing Fuels test session. All other racers will park on Thursday. Anyone entering Wednesday will be required to purchase weekend credentials and the test session run card. ...

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Schedule for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park

INDYCAR truly is an international event. In addition to America’s best drivers, the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline also draws competitors from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Tickets for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline may be ...

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