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All INDYCAR teams expected to test at Gateway Motorsports Park May 2 in preparation for August 26 Bommarito Automotive Group 500

Main grandstand will be open to spectators April 19, 2017, St. Louis Region – All Verizon IndyCar Series teams are expected to test at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois on Tuesday, May 2 in preparation for the August 26 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Presented By Valvoline (#Bommarito500). INDYCAR teams will test from noon to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to ...

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St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous May 12-13 at Gateway Motorsports Park features nostalgia drag racing, traditional car show, music, pin-up girl contest, swap meet

March 30, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois presents the annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous on May 12-13. The St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous is a high-octane blast from the past, featuring nostalgia drag racing, rockabilly bands and DJs, a ’69-and-older traditional car show, pin-up girl contest, vendor midway and vintage swap meet. Drag racing will take ...

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Circuit of St. Louis road course test at Gateway Motorsports Park postponed to April 1

  March 23, 2017, St. Louis Region – The test day at the 1.6-mile Circuit of St. Louis road course at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois has been postponed to Saturday, April 1 due to weather. The postponement of the road course event does not affect Friday’s Midnight Madness “Fight Night” at the Dragplex or the NHRA chassis certification scheduled ...

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“Fight Night” Midnight Madness Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex

March 20, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will present a unique  promotion during Friday’s edition of Midnight Madness street-legal drag racing: Fight Night.   Midnight Madness attendees will have the opportunity to win World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) event tickets, DVDs and a coveted WWE Elimination Chamber folding chair.   Professional and amateur wrestlers from the ...

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Midnight Madness opens 2017 Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex season Friday, March 10

Midnight Madness is street-legal drag racing and drifting in a safer environment February 28, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will open its 2017 season on Friday, March 10 with Midnight Madness. Midnight Madness is GMP’s street-legal drag racing and drifting program. Midnight Madness offers a safe alternative to illegal street racing and an opportunity for ...

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2017 schedule for the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex

January 10, 2017, St. Louis Region – Updated schedule for Gateway Motorsports Park’s NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex in Madison, Illinois. Additions to previously-released schedule: Jr. Dragster points races on July 28, July 29, September 2.  MARCH 4          DriftSTL. 10        Midnight Madness (street-legal-only special edition). 18        Test ‘n’ Tune. 19        NASA Autocross (pit area). 24        Midnight Madness. 25        Test ‘n’ Tune. 26        SCCA Solo ...

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Clarification on dirt-racing event to be held in St. Louis at Edward Jones Dome: Gateway Motorsports Park is not affiliated with the Gateway Dirt Nationals

December 6, 2016, St. Louis Region – Chris Blair, Gateway Motorsports Park’s Executive Vice President & General Manager, issued a statement today regarding the December 15-17 VP Racing Fuels Gateway Dirt Nationals at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. “As a clarification, Gateway Motorsports Park — the home of NHRA, NASCAR and INDYCAR in the St. Louis region — ...

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NHRA Gateway Elimination Round Updates

Racing has begun in the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Another warm day and large crowd is on hand.   Click here for Semi, Final and Post Race Action   Click here for 2nd round race action photos Click here for 1st round race action photos  Click here for PRO MODS action Top Fuel Finals Shawn Langdon ...

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FIRE, EXPLOSIONS, HORSEPOWER, AND SPEED RETURN TO GATEWAY THIS WEEKEND

 by Don Martin The AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals kick off this Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park.   The  next 3 days you can expect over 70,000 spectators to witness the Mello Yello National Hot Rod Association.    Over 340 entries are on the property at Gateway this weekend with all the Kings of the Sport present including John Force, Tony Schumacher, ...

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Midnight Madness Presented By Road Rage Fuel Booster Friday at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex

August 30, 2016, St. Louis Region – If flames are your thing, head to Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex Friday night. The end-of-summer bonfire (we’re burning a car in a safe area) is the theme for the September 2 Midnight Madness Presented By Road Rage Fuel Booster event. The lifestyle happening will feature drifting, street-legal drag racing and music by D.J. Frizzy. ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park will usher in a new era in 2017

Verizon IndyCar Series coming August 26, 2017 By John Bisci – August 25, 2016, St. Louis Region – Officials from Gateway Motorsports Park and INDYCAR have announced that a race date has been awarded to St. Louis for the cars and stars of the Indianapolis 500 to come to Gateway Motorsports Park in 2017. Officials from Gateway Motorsports Park and INDYCAR today ...

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Anarchy at the Arch Drag Festival: Third annual Street Car Super Nationals Thursday through Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park

August 22, 2016, St. Louis Region – The Anarchy at the Arch Drag Festival featuring the third annual Street Car Super Nationals will take place Thursday through Saturday at Gateway Motorsports Park. GMP will feature nostalgia drag racing (Nostalgia Drag Racing League and Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks) during the day and the Street Car Super Nationals under the lights.   Street ...

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Majeski Wins ARCA Super Late Model Race at Gateway Motorsports Park

Super Late Model Racing Returned to Gateway Motorsports Park with the ARCA Midwest Tour Illinois Lottery 50 Click here for race action photos Race Results: Finish Driver Laps 1 Ty Majeski 40 2 Paul Shafer 40 3 Casey Johnson 40 4 Jason Weinkauf 40 5 Derek Kraus 40 6 Rod Baker 40 7 Jeff Holtz 40 8 Natalie Decker 40 ...

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Vatterott College Silver Crown Showdown brings USAC open wheel racing back to Gateway Motorsports Park

Race is companion event to June 25 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Brought To You By Altec June 10, 2016, St. Louis Region — After a one-year hiatus, the USAC Silver Crown Championship Cars will make their triumphant return to Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, June 25 for the Vatterott College Silver Crown Showdown. The USAC ...

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Former local driver Tyler Reddick wants to win the Drivin’ For Linemen 200

Gateway Motorsports Park

“Gateway means a lot to me and my family” June 3, 2016, St. Louis Region – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series star Tyler Reddick is a native of California but he lived and competed in the Du Quoin, Illinois, area for six years before moving to North Carolina to pursue a career in NASCAR racing. The 20-year-old veteran, who raced in the ...

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NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Rico Abreu visits St. Louis; Popular rookie is “very close to first win,” could happen at Gateway Motorsports Park

  June 1, 2016, St. Louis Region – Popular NASCAR Camping World Truck Series rookie Rico Abreu made a pit stop in the St. Louis area this afternoon to help promote the June 25 Drivin’ For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park.   Abreu, driver of the No. 98 Safelite AutoGlass Toyota, appeared on three St. Louis-area television stations before departing to ...

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St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous returns May 12-13, 2017 to Gateway Motorsports Park

Nostalgia drag racing, hot rod custom car show, pin-up girl contest, rockabilly bands, burn-out contest May 10, 2016, St. Louis Region – The fourth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous will take place May 12-13, 2017 at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex. The popular throwback event will feature nostalgia drag racing (including Nostalgia Funny Cars), a pin-up girl contest, a traditional ...

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