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2019 Gateway Motorsports Park Oval Track and Road Course Schedule

March 9 (Saturday) — STL Drift April 9 (Tuesday) – PDX 12-14 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — SCCA track days 20 (Saturday) — Gateway track day 26-28 (Friday, Saturday, Sunday) — Porsche Club 29 (Monday) — Skip Barber move-in day 30 (Tuesday) — Skip Barber Racing School May 1-8 (Wednesday through following Wednesday) — Skip Barber Racing School 9 (Thursday) — ...

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Americas Rallycross coming to Gateway Motorsports Park July 13-14

ARX will be GMP’s first-ever rallycross event and Supercar doubleheader January 31, 2019, St. Louis Region – Americas Rallycross (ARX) today announced its 2019 schedule which includes an inaugural event at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The inaugural ARX rallycross event at GMP is scheduled for July 13-14. ARX is a North American-based rallycross championship fielding action sports stars, ...

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Over 300 Entries Readying For 2019 Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals

Bryan Hulbert – TULSA, Okla. (December 20, 2018) Exceeding 300 entries for the fifth consecutive event, a melting pot of talent is set to converge on Tulsa, Okla. with tens of thousands of fans from all walks of life set to file into the River Spirit Expo Center from nearly every corner of the globe for the 33rd Lucas Oil ...

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Torrence, Hight, Gray, Smith Win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park; Hight Injured When Car Exploded at Finish Line

Steve Torrence (Top Fuel), Robert Hight (Funny Car), Tanner Gray (Pro Stock), and Matt Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were all winners at the 7th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park. Funny Car racer Robert Hight was involved in an on-track incident during the final elimination round. Hight won the race against Tim Wilkerson and when the ...

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NHRA Gateway Elimination Round Updates

Sunny skies and comfortable 72 degrees weather greeted racers and fans at Gateway Motorsports Park for the 7th annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals Elimination Sunday Finals.   Click here for Final Eliminations and Post Race Click here for Semi Final Race Action Click here for Round 2 Race Action Click here for Round 1 Race Action Top Fuel Finals Steve ...

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Gateway Sells Out At Gateway For Saturday’s NHRA Qualifying

Magnificent weather brought out large crowds to Gateway Motorsports Park for the 7th annual AAA Insurance Midwest Nationals. As a matter of fact the track sold out. It is the second year in a row that there has been a sell out at Gateway. Click here for race action photos   “This event has shown three years of impressive growth. ...

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NHRA Returns To Gateway Motorsports Park This Weekend – Race Facts

WHAT: Seventh 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 2018 NHRA Mello Yello ...

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Meet drag racing legend Shirley Muldowney at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  Three-time Top Fuel Dragster world champion was first woman to win a national event     September 19, 2018, St. Louis Region – Race fans will have the opportunity to meet a genuine legend at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois.   Women competing in professional drag today are commonplace. But in ...

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16-time NHRA Funny Car world champion John Force aiming for his 150th career win at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park

  September 17, 2018, St. Louis Region – For the 34th season in a row John Force will finish the campaign in the Top Ten. That is not the 16-time NHRA Funny Car champion’s ultimate goal. In what seems to be a bottomless pit of passion and drive, Force will be focused on his 17th Mello Yello NHRA world championship and ...

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Three-time NHRA world champion Antron Brown has four consecutive AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals wins at Gateway Motorsports Park

Three-time NHRA Top Fuel Dragster world champion Antron Brown: Will he regain his stranglehold on Gateway Motorsports Park’s victory lane at this weekend’s AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals? September 18, 2018, St. Louis Region – Over the past decade, nobody has won more Top Fuel Dragster races than Antron Brown (50, good for the fourth-most in history) nor have they won more ...

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St. Louis Speed Festival races to Anheuser-Busch Biergarten

Friday for INDYCAR-themed happy hour, Victory Lap Amber Lager     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – The 2018 St. Louis Speed Festival is a daily series of events leading up to the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. The grand finale is the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline ...

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STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend

Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR Weekend: STUFF TO KNOW BEFORE YOU GO     August 15, 2018, St. Louis Region – Here are some things race fans headed to Gateway Motorsports Park for the August 24-25 INDYCAR Weekend should know to make their experience more enjoyable.   The 2018 edition of the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR ...

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Free fanfest at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis to kick off Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 INDYCAR Weekend

August 8, 2018, St. Louis Region – The 2018 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Verizon IndyCar Series Weekend at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois will kick off on Thursday, August 23 with a free fanfest at Ballpark Village in downtown St. Louis from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Ballpark Village is located at 601 Clark Avenue in St. Louis, across the ...

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Street Car Super Nationals August 2-4 at Gateway Motorsports Park

Featuring Mid-West Pro Mods, JEGS Super Quick Series, PSCA, Nostalgia Drag Racing League, Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks, Super Pro Bracket  Wednesday, August 1 Wednesday parking is exclusively for racers participating in Thursday’s VP Racing Fuels test session. All other racers will park on Thursday. Anyone entering Wednesday will be required to purchase weekend credentials and the test session run card. ...

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Schedule for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park

INDYCAR truly is an international event. In addition to America’s best drivers, the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline also draws competitors from Australia, Brazil, Canada, Colombia, France, Japan, New Zealand, Spain, United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Tickets for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline may be ...

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Five big reasons why you can’t stay home on June 22-23

Gateway Motorsports Park Hosting ARCA Friday/NASCAR Truck Saturday Content by Taylor S. Harris, NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Intern Gateway Motorsports Park will present its NASCAR-ARCA weekend on June 22-23. The atmosphere at GMP will be fun-filled and packed with thrilling racing. Here are five exciting reasons to join us next weekend: FIRST: After an 11-year absence, the ARCA Racing Series ...

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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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