July 7, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois has launched a major capital improvement project designed to improve the race day experience for fans and provide an enhanced competition environment for race teams. This is the third phase of a plan implemented in 2012 to completely update and upgrade the venue. The primary focus of this phase is to replace the track’s 20-year-old asphalt and dramatically improve GMP’s parking capacity.…"Major capital improvements at Gateway Motorsports Park include repaving, new campground in preparation for August 26 INDYCAR race"
MillerCoors to sponsor qualifying for Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline Verizon IndyCar Series race at Gateway Motorsports Park August 25 Coors Light Pole Night Showdown is one of seven St. Louis Speed Festival events June 27, 2017, St. Louis Region — Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois today announced local beer distributor Robert ‘Chick’ Fritz, Inc. and MillerCoors will sponsor qualifying day for the Verizon IndyCar Series’ Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented…"MillerCoors to sponsor qualifying for Bommarito Automotive Group 500"
More than 1,000 USAF service men and women from Scott Air Force Base to be guests of Gateway Motorsports Park Saturday for the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 June 12, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park will salute Scott Air Force Base’s 100th anniversary and host more than 1,000 men and women stationed there during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 on Saturday, June 17. The first 10,000 fans through…"Gateway Motorsports Park salutes Scott Air Force Base’s 100th anniversary"
More than 6,000 cars expected for Hot Rod Magazine’s ultimate road trip June 6, 2017, St. Louis Region – The world-famous Hot Rod Power Tour (http://www.hotrod.com/events/power-tour/) will return to Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois on Wednesday, June 14. The iconic car magazine’s ultimate road trip — now in its 23rd year — will include a car show, drag racing, burn-out contest, kart racing at the Gateway Kartplex and a manufacturers midway. Spectator admission is…"Hot Rod Power Tour returns to Gateway Motorsports Park June 14"
Gateway Motorsports Park presents the Verizon IndyCar Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline on August 26 June 2, 2017, St. Louis Region – Even if you’ve never watched an automobile race, you’ve no doubt heard of these guys. A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti are worldwide motorsports legends and they still participate in the Verizon IndyCar Series. They are the reassuring connection between the sport’s rough-and-tumble barnstorming era and INDYCAR’S “Next” generation of superstars. …"Retired legends Foyt, Andretti still heavily involved in INDYCAR racing"
Almost every NASCAR track is a learning experience for Truck Series racer Friesen"Champion Stewart comes to Gateway Motorsports Park as a rookie"
May 23, 2017 Scott Air Force Base, Illinois INDYCAR drivers Ed Carpenter (center) and Takuma Sato (left) present the traditional Indianapolis 500 milk bottle to Colonel W. Chris Buschur during their visit to Scott Air Force Base today. Col. Buschur is the Vice Commander, 375th Air Mobility Wing, Scott Air Force Base, Ill."INDYCAR Drivers Ed Carpenter and Takuma Sato present Indy 500 Milk Bottle"
May 23, 2017 Scott Air Force Base, Illinois Photo: John Bisci INDYCAR drivers Takuma Sato (left) and Ed Carpenter (right) pose with Gateway Motorsports Park Owner & CEO Curtis Francois during their visit to Scott Air Force Base’s USAF EOD wing today. Sato and Carpenter donned bomb disposal suits and also operated Scott AFB’s bomb-disabling robot."INDYCAR drivers pose with Gateway Motorsports"
April 27, 2017, St. Louis Region – Verizon IndyCar Series and Indy Lights teams will test at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois on Tuesday, May 2 in preparation for the inaugural August 26 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Presented By Valvoline. All 21 INDYCAR drivers and teams are expected to participate. INDYCAR drivers will test from noon to 3 p.m. and 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Indy Lights teams will test at 10:45 a.m. and again at…"Updated schedule for May 2 INDYCAR testing at Gateway Motorsports Park"