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Discount tickets for Gateway Motorsports Park’s June 22-23 ARCA-NASCAR doubleheader on sale now at Menards stores in the greater St. Louis area

Race sponsor PapaNicholas Coffee launches ARCA-branded packaging chain-wide at Menards    May 15, 2018, St. Louis Region — Discounted tickets for the June 22-23 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Papa Nicholas 150 and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Gateway 200 presented by CK Power doubleheader weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, are now on sale at 19 Menards ...

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2018 Midnight Madness fueled by NOS and Sharks of the Strip season will kick off Friday at Gateway Motorsports Park

April 10, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex in Madison, Illinois, will kick off its 2018 racing season on Friday with Midnight Madness fueled by NOS street-legal racing and the new Sharks of the Strip outlaw heads-up racing program. Midnight Madness fueled by NOS is GMP’s street-legal drag racing and drifting program. Midnight Madness offers a safe ...

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Grosso will skip high school graduation to race ARCA 150 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Local interest: Grosso’s car owner is former NASCAR Cup driver Ken Schrader from Fenton March 13, 2018, St. Louis Region – Seventeen-year-old Brandon Grosso will skip his high school graduation in order to compete at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The New Jersey native — sans cap and gown — will be strapped into Ken Schrader Racing’s No. 52 ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park to offer INDYCAR fans the most unique lodging in all of motorsports

Try It Tiny village offers fans the opportunity to live in a house at the track March 6, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will offer its INDYCAR fans the most unique lodging opportunity in all of motorsports: Instead of staying at a motel or camping out, fans will be able to live in a ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park to open Saturday, March 31; More than 130 event dates planned for 2018

March 2, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, will kick off its 2018 event season on Saturday, March 31 with a Test ‘n’ Tune session at the Dragplex. More than 130 events are planned at the area’s largest outdoor entertainment facility, which is located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis. More than just an INDYCAR, ...

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2018 schedules for Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex, 1.25-mile oval and Circuit of St. Louis road course

January 25, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park, located in Madison, Illinois, released its 2018 schedules today at the St. Louis Auto Show for its drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway oval and Circuit of St. Louis road course. GMP’s signature INDYCAR, NASCAR, NHRA and ARCA events will share the busy 2018 calendar with exciting new attractions, including Formula Drift, ...

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Gateway Motorsports Park’s inaugural INDYCAR event receives prestigious 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from St. Louis Attractions Association

January 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois, today received the prestigious and coveted 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award for its inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series race, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The Spirit of St. Louis Award is a nominated program, activity or event that has contributed to the St. Louis region in that ...

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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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