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Gateway Motorsports Park receives Outstanding Facility of the Year Award at Race Track Business Conference at PRI trade show in Indianapolis

December 7, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, received the prestigious and coveted Outstanding Facility of the Year Award Wednesday evening at the annual Race Track Business Conference (RTBC) at the Performance Racing Industry (PRI) trade show in Indianapolis.   The annual award recipient is determined by leaders in the motorsports industry, media and sponsors. The ...

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Top Fuel Dragster driver Leah Pritchett to greet fans in Collinsville Thursday, will compete this weekend in AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals

  September 25, 2017, St. Louis Region — Leah Pritchett, driver of the Papa John’s Top Fuel Dragster for Don Schumacher Racing, will greet fans at the Papa John’s location on  Belt Line Road in Collinsville, Illinois, from 5-6 p.m. on Thursday. Pritchett, one of the sport’s most popular drivers, then will be joined by the world’s biggest names in ...

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What they’re saying about the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

September 22, 2017, St. Louis Region — The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series will launch its annual invasion of the St. Louis area on September 29-October 1 as Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, presents the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. The race weekend weather forecast is calling for partly cloudy with highs in the mid-70s all three days ...

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NHRA at Gateway: The nighttime is the right time

AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals features nighttime qualifying on Friday September 20, 2017, St. Louis Region — The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series makes its annual trek to the St. Louis area on September 29-October 1 as Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, presents the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. The intense 10,000-horsepower, 330-mile-per-hour action from the nitro-burning machines ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals a make-or-break stop for Top Fuel championship contenders

September 19, St. Louis Region – The AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals — scheduled for September 29 to October 1 at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois — marks the halfway point in the Mello Yello Drag Racing Series’ Countdown to the Championship. The event is the third of six races in the six-race NHRA playoffs and can be a ...

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Checkered falls on INDYCAR race, Gateway Motorsports Park throws green flag on fall season of special events

September 11, 2017, St. Louis Region – Following its highly-successful Verizon IndyCar Series event in August, Gateway Motorsports Park will shift into high gear with a fall season of special events. September 12: Hot Rod Magazine Drag Week tour. This legendary six-event series features high-performance street-legal cars that are driven more than 1,000 miles on public roads during a trip ...

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Roadkill Zip-Tie Drags September 15-16 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Lifestyle event has been referred to as “The Grateful Dead of automotive” September 6, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will host the Roadkill Zip-Tie Drags on September 15-16. The wildly-popular series with its cult following of devoted fans expanded in 2017 to include St. Louis. Auto enthusiasts will develop their drag racing skills, view ...

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STLRACING.COM WEEKEND TRAVELS with Don Martin

8/31/2017 Last Weekend I had the chance to hit one dirt race and one monster pavement event. The MARS/UMP series had a $5,000 to win Super Late Model Event Russ Wallace Memorial and basically just down the road The Verizon Indy Car Series was at Gateway for the Bommarito 500. Friday at Tri-City Speedway fans saw a stellar field of ...

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Six Verizon IndyCar Series drivers to greet fans at Thursday’s INDYCAR Fan Fest at Ballpark Village in St. Louis

August 23, 2017, St. Louis Region – Race fans of all ages are invited to attend a free event tomorrow and meet six of the top Verizon IndyCar Series drivers. The St. Louis Speed Festival and Gateway Motorsports Park will host a free INDYCAR Fan Fest on Thursday, August 24 at Ballpark Village in St. Louis from 3-5:45 p.m. CDT. ...

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Thursday’s INDYCAR Fan Fest at Ballpark Village in St. Louis prelude to Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline

August 23, 2017, St. Louis Region – The St. Louis Speed Festival is into its fifth day. We’ve raced on foot, on bicycles, on karts — and played golf. Now it’s time for the international roster of motorsports heroes to take center stage. The St. Louis Speed Festival and Gateway Motorsports Park will host a free INDYCAR Fan Fest on ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park INDYCAR race will showcase St. Louis to the world

Bommarito Automotive Group 500 will be televised in more than 30 countries; Economic impact expected to exceed $40 million August 22, 2017, St. Louis Region – The world will be watching the St. Louis region on Saturday night. The Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline Verizon IndyCar Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will be televised ...

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Indy Lights championship could be clinched at Gateway Motorsports Park August 26 prior to Bommarito Automotive Group 500

August 2, 2017, St. Louis Region – To quote the late St. Louis baseball legend Yogi Berra, “It ain’t over ’til it’s over.” And it could be over, over here. “Over here” is Gateway Motorsports Park. And the battle for the Indy Lights Series Presented By Cooper Tires points championship could be over when the checkered flag falls at GMP ...

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Six Indianapolis 500 winners headed to Gateway Motorsports Park on Aug. 26 for inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline

August 1, 2017, St. Louis Region – Six Verizon IndyCar Series stars who drank the celebratory milk and “kissed the bricks” after winning the world’s most famous automobile race are headed to the St. Louis region this month. The half-dozen daredevils whose names now are permanently connected to The Greatest Spectacle In Racing, the Indianapolis 500, are entered in the inaugural ...

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BULLETIN: This weekend’s $20-per-car load NHRA Lucas Oil Series event has been rescheduled due to excessive heat warnings

This weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series $20-per-car load event at Gateway Motorsports Park postponed due to multiple-day excessive heat advisory for St. Louis area July 17, 2017, St. Louis Region – This weekend’s NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series All-American Hot Rod Showdown at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois has been rescheduled due to a multiple-day excessive ...

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Major capital improvements at Gateway Motorsports Park include repaving, new campground in preparation for August 26 INDYCAR race

July 7, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois has launched a major capital improvement project designed to improve the race day experience for fans and provide an enhanced competition environment for race teams. This is the third phase of a plan implemented in 2012 to completely update and upgrade the venue. The primary focus of ...

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John Nemechek Wins 4th Annual Drivin’ for Lineman 200

John Hunter Nemechek racing for his dad, the NASCAR racing veteran Joe Nemechek, gave his father the perfect father’s day gift, a win at the 4th Annual Drivin’ for Lineman 200. This was John Hunter Nemechek’s first win in 2017 “He is my boss, mentor, and dad,” said John Hunter said an emotional winner holding back the tears speaking about ...

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Ty Majeski Wins ARCA Midwest Tour at Gateway Motorsports Park

Ty Majeski won the ARCA Midwest Tour at Gateway Motorsports Park. He also won the ARCA Midwest Tour race at Gateway last year. Majeski is a three-time ARCA Midwest Tour Champion and 2014 Rookie of the Year. Click here for race action photos “He (Shafer) was going to win the race. My motor was vapor locking in this heat,” Majeski said ...

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