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World of Outlaws Continues Live on FS1’s Wednesday Night iRacing

Dirt Track Racers Take another Swing at NASCAR and NHRA Stars   Action-Packed Series Debut Proved to be a Crowd Pleaser CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The Greatest Show on Dirt did not disappoint in its Wednesday Night iRacing debut, earning itself a sequel as FOX Sports confirmed today the addition of another World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational, live from the virtual Knoxville ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway statement regarding date change for the NTT IndyCar Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500

March 26, 2020, St. Louis Region – Earlier today, the NTT IndyCar Series announced schedule changes which  involved both the Indianapolis 500 and World Wide Technology Raceway. As a result, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 now will take place on Sunday, August 30, 2020.   “The current situation requires that everyone be fluid, solve problems and work together,” said WWTR ...

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Logan Seavey wins historic inaugural World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational

VIRTUAL THRILL: Logan Seavey wins inaugural World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational World of Outlaws, NASCAR and NHRA stars headline historic DIRTVision broadcast CONCORD, NC – March 25, 2020 – When Logan Seavey dove under Robbie Kendall into Turn One with three laps to go, leaving inches between their cars on corner exit, everyone felt it. The drivers felt it. The ...

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History will be made when NASCAR, NHRA stars battle World of Outlaws in iRacing Invitational

Star-studded World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational Airs Wednesday on DIRTVision History will be made when NASCAR, NHRA stars battle World of Outlaws online CONCORD, NC – March 24, 2020 – The World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Cars are going virtual with a renown field of drivers eager to win the inaugural $1,000-to-win World of Outlaws iRacing Invitational at ...

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Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend May 8-9 at World Wide Technology Raceway

Nostalgia drag racing, rockabilly concert, traditional hot rod and custom car show, pin-up girl contest, vintage camper corral, vintage car and parts swap meet March 4, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois and Illinois South Tourism will present the annual Mother Road Rendezvous nostalgia weekend on May 8-9. WWTR, located just five minutes from ...

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NASCAR Truck Series 200 at World Wide Technology Raceway now kicks off the 2020 championship playoffs

WWTR is first race in Round of 10 after NASCAR expands playoffs to 10 teams  January 21, 2020, St. Louis Region – The 2020 NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series iHeart 200 at World Wide Technology Raceway underwent an exciting new change today – for the third time. First, the race was moved from June to August to create ...

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World Wide Technology Raceway releases 2020 special events schedule

Complete 2020 schedule to be released at St. Louis Auto Show in January  December 9, 2019, St. Louis Region – Officials at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today released its 2020 special events schedule for the 340-acre complex that is home to NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region. Please note: This is not ...

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Six-race WWTR SuperStar Bracket Series to debut in 2020

$10,000 to win each day; Series to be contested over two three-day weekends December 5, 2019, St. Louis Region – Officials at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, have announced the addition of the new Midwest SuperStar Bracket Series to its 2020 track schedule. The series, which will pay $10,000 to the winner of each day’s bracket event, will consist ...

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GIO CASHES IN ON NIGHT #1 OF HANGTOWN 100

  By: Richie Murray – USAC Media   Placerville, California (November 19, 2019)………It was easy to see the strides Gio Scelzi had made in his recent outings aboard a USAC NOS Energy Drink National Midget.   Just last weekend, the Fresno, Calif. native broke into the top-10 for the first time with the series in his fifth start, a ninth-place ...

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Langdon, Torrence, Enders and Stoffer Win at AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at WWT Raceway

Shawn Langdon (Funny Car), Billy Torrence (Top Fuel), Erica Enders (Pro Stock) and Karen Stoffer (Pro Stock Motorcycle) were all winners at the 8th annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Raceway at Gateway. Click here for race action photos – Round One Click here for race action photos – Round Two Click here for race action photos ...

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WWT Raceway at Gateway – NHRA Elimination Round Updates

Again large crowds came out to watch NHRA Eliminations at WWT Raceway / Gateway. Click here for race action photos – Round One Click here for race action photos – Round Two Click here for race action photos – Semi Finals Click here for race action photos – Finals Funny Car Finals Shawn Langdon wins his first 2-wide victory. He ...

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NHRA Saturday Updates From Gateway – Another Sell-out

Once again, race fans from the vicinity came out in large numbers to watch the best NHRA drag strip racers at World Wide Technology Raceway. Saturday, for the fourth time in its history at WWT Raceway, the NHRA race had a sell-out. “The St. Louis racing community continues to show the world that they are a die-hard racing town,”  said ...

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NHRA Returns To WWT Raceway at Gateway This Weekend – Race Facts

WHAT: Eighth 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 2019 NHRA Mello ...

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Eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals September 27-29 at World Wide Technology Raceway

St. Louis-Metro East Mello Yello Drag Racing Series national event crucial to playoff contenders  August 29, 2019, St. Louis Region — The NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series roars back to the St. Louis-Metro East region September 27-29 for the eighth annual AAA Insurance NHRA Midwest Nationals at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois. The world’s biggest names in ...

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