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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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Langdon, Beckman, Laughlin, Savoie Win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwet Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Jack Beckman (Funny Car), Alex Laughlin (Pro Stocks) and Jerry Savoie (Pro Stock Motorcyles) were all winners at the 5th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. 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 ...

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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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NHRA Sunday Preview at Gateway, 84 Year Old to Race in Top Fuel

Tony Schumacher will face 84 year old, Chris Karamesines in the first round. Yes, Karamesines, is an 84 year old racer and he has never won an NHRA event but will attempt win against all odds on Sunday against one of all-time best Tony Schumacher. Below is a story about Karamesines courtesy of Gateway Motorsports Park: Old school drag racing fans ...

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Hight, Crampton, Gray and Krawiec, NHRA Top Qualifiers at Gateway Motorsports Park

Robert Hight, Richie Crampton, Shane Gray and Eddie Krawiec all grabbed top spots an the AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. This is round two of the NHRA Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship and Eliminations will be held at Gateway Sunday starting at 11 am.   Click here for race action photos   Funny Car Robert Hight’s ...

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NHRA Saturday Racing Highlights

Racing has begun at Gateway Motorsports Park for the 5th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals. The stands are packed  and weather will be a factor in today’s racing. The track temperatures are 122 degrees, over 20 degrees hotter that Friday’s second session. Keep checking back for updates. Click here for race action photos   Click here for more race ...

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NHRA Saturday Preview at Gateway Motorsports Park

NHRA Racing is set to begin at Gateway Motorsports Park. Richie Crampton (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car) Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycles will all try to defend their Friday top positions and win the official pole of tomorrow’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals.   Saturday Track News: The world’s biggest names in professional drag ...

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Crampton, Hight, Anderson, and Ellis Grab Top Spots at Gateway Raceway Park

Richie Crampton jumped to the Top Fuel #1 qualifier Friday at the 5th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Robert Hight dominated both Friday sessions to capture Funny Car top qualifier. Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Chip Ellis (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also top qualifiers.  Click here for race action photos   Funny Car Robert Hight powered his dragster to ...

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NHRA Live at Gateway Motorsports Park This Weekend

WHAT: Fifth 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 2016 NHRA Mello Yello ...

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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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NASCAR Drivers Sound Off – Drivin’ For Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Some of the top contenders in Saturday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 Brought To You By Altec at Gateway Motorsports Park are weighing on what it will take to land in Domino’s Pizza Victory Lane after racing 200 grueling miles on the 1.25-mile superspeedway. Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Fisher Nuts/Menards Toyota Tundra, has ...

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Saturday Schedule for NASCAR Camping World Truck Series at Gateway Motorsports Park

The latest Saturday schedule at Gateway Motorsports Park.   8 a.m. — Spectator gates open. 8:30-9:25 a.m. — First NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice. 9 a.m. — Inaugural Buckingham “Climbin’ For Linemen” competition (infield near Turns 3 and 4). 9:30-10:20 a.m. — First USAC practice. 10:30-11:55 a.m. — Final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series practice. 12:30 p.m. — USAC qualifying. 1 p.m. — ARCA Midwest Tour ...

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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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