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Barton is Heads-Up winner at Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex; Claims Wide Open Wednesday Presented By AAA Insurance season-opener

Chad Barton of Valles Mines, Missouri, defeated Caleb Cox of Arnold, Missouri, in the final round of eliminations in the Heads-Up class at Gateway Motorsports Park's Dragplex.  Photo by John Bisci

By John Bisci – April 13, 2106, St. Louis Region – Chad Barton of Valles Mines, Missouri, defeated Caleb Cox of Arnold, Missouri, in the final round of eliminations in the Heads-Up class tonight at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex. Barton scored the first win of the 2016 Wide Open Wednesday Presented By AAA Insurance season. Final-round results, indicating name, hometown, ...

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Busy week ahead at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex

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Wide Open Wednesday Presented By AAA Insurance season-opener Wednesday, Midnight Madness Friday, Race Car Rumble Saturday, Import Face-Off Sunday April 11, 2106, St. Louis Region – Extended forecast for the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex area: Probability of rain, low. Temperatures, rising. It looks like local racers finally are going to catch a break from the elements. Four days of drag ...

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This weekend’s JEGS Super Quick Series and ET Bracket Series postponed due to weather, rescheduled to June 18-19

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April 7, 2016, St. Louis Region – Events scheduled for this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex have been postponed due to weather. The scheduled season-opener for the NHRA North Central Division’s JEGS Super Quick Series, as well as GMP’s ET Bracket Championship Series, have been rescheduled to  Saturday, June 18, and Sunday, June 19. The June 18-19 event weekend ...

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This weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex: JEGS Super Quick Series, ET Bracket Series Saturday and Sunday

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April 4, 2016, St. Louis Region – The NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex at Gateway Motorsports Park is busy this weekend with an action-packed doubleheader: the 2016 JEGS Super Quick Series and the ET Bracket Racing Series events on Saturday and Sunday.   The JEGS Super Quick Series, which consists of seven races in NHRA’s Division 3 and is the longest-running eighth-mile touring ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex results: Cook tops Super Pro field, Thurston wins 2015 King of the Track title

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April 2, 2016, St. Louis Region – The NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex at Gateway Motorsports Park completed the second round of its 2016 ET Bracket Racing Series tonight. Scott Cook of Festus, Missouri, defeated Tim Reid for Super Pro honors. James Thurston, last week’s Super Pro winner, claimed the 2015 King of the Track title. The race was rained out last year ...

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Bulletin: Midnight Madness at Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex postponed due to weather, will resume Saturday

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  April 1, 2016 — 9:30 p.m., St. Louis Region – Rain and dropping temperatures have forced Gateway Motorsports Park officials to suspend tonight’s Midnight Madness activities at the Dragplex. “Due to the unforeseen rain that hit the track at approximately 8 p.m. and the cool, and falling, temperatures that have prevented drag racing track surface-drying efforts, Gateway Motorsports Park is suspending ...

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Surf’s Up! Spring Break meets Midnight Madness; Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex Beach

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March 29, 2016, St. Louis Region – The 2016 season of Midnight Madness – Gateway Motorsports Park’s street-legal drag racing and drifting program – will open on Friday evening. In anticipation of a large turnout for the season-opener, Friday’s race program will begin one hour earlier. Dragplex gates will open at 5 p.m. with street-legal racing from 6 p.m.-1 a.m. ...

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Saturday at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex: Second round of the 2016 Bracket Racing Series, King of the Track race

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March 29, 2016, St. Louis Region – The second round of Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2016 Bracket Racing Series will take place on Saturday at the NHRA-sanctioned quarter-mile Dragplex. Gates will open at 8 a.m. with the first round of time trials scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Classes in competition will include: VP Racing Fuels Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Super ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex opening day Super Pro win to Thurston

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By John Bisci – March 26, 2016, St. Louis Region – The first race of the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex’s 2016 bracket-racing season now is in the record books and eight drivers and riders scored opening-night wins: James Thurston (VP Racing Fuels Super Pro), Jeremy McKague (Pro), Ted Lipka (Sportsman), Scott Leonard (Super Pro Motorcycle), Craig Powell (Trophy), Lindsey Schmidt ...

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2016 bracket racing season opens this weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex

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By John Bisci – March 25, 2016, St. Louis Region – The 2016 bracket-racing season at Gateway Motorsports Park’s NHRA-sanctioned Dragplex will open on Saturday, March 26. Classes in competition will include: VP Racing Fuels Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman, Super Pro Motorcycle, Trophy and Jr. Dragster (Thunder, Lightning and Rookie divisions). Dragplex gates will open at 9 a.m. with time ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park 2016 Season Opens Friday, March 18 with Midnight Madness

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2016 is Gateway’s biggest season yet with more than 300 events including national and regional races, driving schools, high school and amateur drag racing, special events, and so much more! Wednesday, March 16, 2016, St. Louis Region – Today, Gateway Motorsports Park has officially announced the events for the 2016 racing season, and we’re #OnTheGas like never before. “Gateway Motorsports ...

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ARCA Midwest Tour Joins NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Silver Crown Series at Gateway Motorsports Park

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June 25, 2016 for a Triple-Header Race Day #ThingsThatComeInThrees St. Louis Region, March 3, 2016 – Lots of fun things come in threes like the Three Stooges, a Three Legged Race and a Triple-Header Race Day at Gateway Motorsports Park. Today, the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Midwest Tour presented by Scag Power Equipment announced it’s coming to Gateway ...

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Gateway Kartplex Presents Extreme Kart Racing in the Edward Jones Dome During STL Auto Show

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NASCAR’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Winner Cole Custer and NHRA Champion Robert Hight will be onsite to meet fans and sign autographs   Highlights Get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of high speed, wheel-to-wheel kart racing at the St. Louis Auto Show Karting Experience in the Edward Jones Dome, brought to you by Gateway Kartplex! Drive like a ...

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Gateway Kartplex Presents Extreme Kart Racing in the Edward Jones Dome During STL Auto Show

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NASCAR’s Drivin’ for Linemen 200 Winner Cole Custer and NHRA Champion Robert Hight will be onsite to meet fans and sign autographs   What:                                  Gateway Motorsports Park and Gateway Kartplex will be going to extremes at the 2016 St. Louis Auto Show.  For Gateway Motorsports Park, events at the auto show are all about the fans.  Perfectly positioned in ...

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USAC Silver Crown Returns to Gateway Motorsports Park in 2016

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United States Auto Club’s Premier Open Wheel Series Joins NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for Double-Header Race Day St. Louis Region, December 14, 2015 – Officials at Gateway Motorsports Park announced today that the United States Auto Club (USAC) Silver Crown Series will return to Gateway Motorsports Park on Saturday, June 25, 2016 as a companion event for the Drivin’ ...

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NASCAR brings Camping World Truck Series to Gateway Motorsports Park through 2020

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Long-term agreements, fan and sponsor support positions  St. Louis as one of the hottest motorsports markets in the country. November 11, 2015, St. Louis Region –  For the first time ever, NASCAR and Gateway Motorsports Park official have agreed on a five-year deal to bring the Camping World Truck series to town through 2020.  The 2016 race event moves two ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park Partners with 93.7 The Bull to Host Concert In The Corn 2016

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The dragstrip will be transformed into a “cornfield” for this free concert St. Louis Region (October 29, 2015) – For the first time ever, officials at Gateway Motorsports Park will be partnering with  93.7 The Bull for the 4th Annual Concert In The Corn held at Gateway Motorsports Park, Saturday, November 7, 2015. Corn and concerts at a race track? ...

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IndyCars will be back on the track at Gateway Motorsports Park in 2016

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IndyCar CEO Mark Miles intends to add Gateway Motorsports Park as an approved testing facility in 2016 St. Louis Region (October 27, 2015) – Today, IndyCar officials announced the 2016 event schedule, including plans to add Gateway Motorsports Park as an approved testing facility.  IndyCar CEO Mark Miles said that Gateway Motorsports Park Owner and President Curtis Francois and his ...

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