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Gateway Motorsports Park Makes History at the St. Louis Auto Show!

Gateway Motorsports ParkGateway MSP unveils a first-of-its-kind NASCAR Fan Drive Truck, new 2015 Gateway MSP Pace Car, 2015 Drag Racing Schedule and Gateway Kartplex Display!

What:                                  The fan experience is front and center for Gateway Motorsports Park and Gateway Kartplex in the #AftermarketAlley at St. Louis Auto Show!                                              

First-of-its-kind NASCAR Fan Drive Truck Unveiled

For the first time ever at any US racetrack, Gateway MSP will be unveiling a first-of-its-kind NASCAR Fan Drive Truck to St. Louis motorsports fans.  The NASCAR Fan Drive Truck will give racing fans the opportunity to experience the thrill of NASCAR racing in an actual NASCAR truck, driven on the Gateway MSP NASCAR speedway.  No other track offers this type of fan experience. Fans attending the auto show will have the opportunity to register to win a chance to go for the ride of a lifetime around Gateway Motorsports Park with track owner Curtis Francois on NASCAR race day.

Gateway MSP Pace Car

Gateway MSP will be unveiling the new 2015 Gateway MSP Pace Car for the 2015 season.  The 2015 Camaro Z28 is one of the fastest American production cars ever built and the fastest Camaro street car on the road with 505 horsepower! You won’t want to miss this beauty!  This year’s PACE CAR was modeled after the collector’s classic 1969 Indianapolis 500 Pace Car with replica graphics in the sought after ‘hugger’ orange.  This specially-designed car will be loved by fans of both modern technology and classic muscle cars.

This one-of-a-kind Chevrolet Camaro is exclusive to Gateway Motorsports Park and will pace the field for June’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event.   The Z-28 will be showcased alongside Gateway Motorsports Park’s specialty built drag racing COPO Camaro, which is one of only 69 ever built and the only one owned by a race track.   Gateway Motorsports Park owner Curtis Francois, working with GM Performance Engineers, built the motor in this extremely rare race car.

Gateway Kartplex

With the grand opening of the Gateway Kartplex scheduled for April 18, 2015, Gateway MSP is giving fans with a need for speed, an up-close and personal look at the professional racing kart available to the public.  The Gateway Kartplex is the only professional karting track in the region.

Karting has long been recognized as the purest form of motorsports.  In a kart, the driver is at one with the track.  With a wide range of driving opportunities, there is a place in karting for everyone, from weekend warriors to future NASCAR drivers.

When:                                 Thursday, January 22 – Sunday, January 25, 2015

Where:                               America’s Center & Edward Jones Dome

701 Convention Plaza, St. Louis, MO

Why:                                    At Gateway Motorsports Park our mission is to provide our fans, racers and sponsors with a first-class, up close and personal racing experience. This includes unprecedented access to the drag strip, the oval, the road-racing track and a nationally-sanctioned karting track as well as special events such as concert and corporate functions for year-round activity at Gateway Motorsports Parkwww.gatewaymsp.com

 

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