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INDYCAR testing at Gateway Motorsports Park complete; Daly fastest at 176.907 mph

Courtesy: INDYCAR MADISON, Illinois (Tuesday, May 2, 2017) – Today’s Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park provided a glowing example of what happens when INDYCAR, its teams, drivers and a racetrack work together for the good of all. A strong turnout of fans came to the 1.25-mile oval in the shadow of St. Louis’ Gateway Arch to ...

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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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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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