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Shuttle bus service to-from Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Mega Weekend August 29-30 at World Wide Technology Raceway

August 25, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and the St. Clair County Transit District will offer fans shuttle bus service to and from the track August 29-30 during the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Mega Weekend. Race weekend at WWTR includes twin 200-lap NTT INDYCAR SERIES races, the iHeart 200 presented by CK Power for the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Menards Series Dutch Boy 150, an Indy Pro 2000 race and Vintage Indy Registry/Open Wheel Icons exhibition.

  • The Speedway Express shuttle buses will pick up and drop off race fans at the St. Clair Square Mall in Fairview Heights, Illinois.
  • Round-trip price is $8 for adults and $5 for kids (children 2 and under free).
  • Saturday: Running from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. — last bus leaves St. Clair Square approximately 1:45 p.m. and last bus leaves the speedway at 6:45 p.m.
  • Sunday: Running from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – last bus leaves St. Clair Square approximately 1:45 p.m. and last bus leaves the speedway at 4:45 p.m.
  • A cooling bus also will be provided at the speedway for limited fan use. Capacity limits will be in place for the cooling bus and regular cleaning and sanitation will take place throughout the event.
  • Limited-capacity guidelines will be followed in accordance with Illinois Department of Health recommendations.
  • Masks are required for entry for both the bus as well as entry to the venue.
  • Seated capacity only (no standing on the bus).
  • Soft-sided coolers (14 in. by 14 in. by 14 in.) are permitted. No glass containers or alcoholic beverages.
  • The track has implemented its clear bag policy (in regard to bag/purse checks), except for soft-sided coolers.
  • Fans who feel sick or are experiencing COVID symptoms will not be admitted.
  • Fans who are classified as high-risk – or are not comfortable attending events are encouraged not to come to the venue.
  • As a reminder, all fans are encouraged to practice the Restore Illinois 3 Ws before, during and after the event: Wear a mask. Watch your distance. Wash your hands.
  • This event will be conducted under the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DECEO) Restore Illinois “Outdoor Seated Spectator Events Guidelines.”

 World Wide Technology Raceway

Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Mega Weekend schedule

 SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

7: 30 a.m. – Spectator gates open.

9:15 a.m. – Indy Pro 2000 Series practice.

10 a.m. – ARCA Menards Series practice.

11 a.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES qualifying.

1 p.m. – Indy Pro 2000 race (55 laps or 50 minutes)

2:25 p.m. – Bommarito Automotive Group 500 opening ceremonies begin

2:40 p.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline (200 laps, 250 miles)

5:15 p.m. – ARCA Menards Series Dutch Boy 150

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

7:30 a.m. – Spectator gates open

9 a.m. – Vintage Indy Registry Open Wheel Icons on track

10:30 a.m. – NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series opening ceremonies begin

11 a.m. – NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series CarShield 200 presented by CK Power (160 laps, 200 miles)

2:25 p.m. – Bommarito Automotive Group 500 opening ceremonies begin

2:40 p.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline (200 laps, 250 miles)

Schedule subject to change.

 

For tickets or additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

 

About World Wide Technology Raceway

World Wide Technology Raceway is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 600 acres, WWTR is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. WWTR’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, recently-expanded 2.0-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility, a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue and the Gateway Drive-In Theater at World Wide Technology Raceway (a drive-in entertainment venue able to accommodate 3,000 cars). WWTR acquired Gateway National Golf Links, adjacent to the speedway property, in 2019. WWTR was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from the St. Louis Attractions Association. In 2018, owner and CEO Curtis Francois received the Innovator Award from the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission in recognition of his work for restoring World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence.

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