Gateway Announces 2018 IndyCar Date, More Improvements, Earlier Start Time

Gateway Motorsports Park’s 2018 Bommarito Automotive 500 Verizon IndyCar Series race is scheduled for Saturday, August 25, 2018. The race is in its second year of a multi-year agreement with INDYCAR. The 2018 edition of the INDYCAR race at GMP promises to be bigger and better — with more entertainment for the fans — and will start one hour earlier (7 p.m. CDT). Coors Light Pole Night qualifying is slated for August 24, 2018. For the 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series event, GMP has planned: A large display and exhibitions of vintage Indy…

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Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Huge Success, Track Reports Just 31 Total Complaints Out of 40,000+ Fans

INDIANAPOLIS – If you ask me, the entire Verizon IndyCar Series race weekend at the Gateway Motorsports Park was a huge success. The entire team on both sides did a great job of promoting the event and it showed when 40,000+ spectators filled into the 1.25-mile track on Saturday night to watch the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. But, as always, some fans weren’t happy. Instead of basking in the huge success, they tried to bring the race down by complaining. See, that’s what race fans do best and that absolutely needs…

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Quiet Weekend For Rossi But He Still Gets 4th Straight Top 6 Finish

Madison, Ill – Prior to the Honda Indy Toronto in July, Alexander Rossi had five career top six finishes, three of which came in his rookie season of a year ago. But, over the last four races, he’s yet to finish outside of there. Rossi, brought his No. 98 Honda home sixth in Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at the Gateway Motorsports Park which was his fourth straight top six finish. 

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Daly “Left It All Out There” In 5th Place Finish at Gateway

Madison, Ill – This was supposed to be AJ Foyt Racing’s time to shine. After two stellar test sessions at Gateway, plus some new found speed following a July Mid-Ohio test, this was their weekend to show us what they’ve got. When the dust settled in Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500, I’d say they definitely did everything they were supposed to do. Carlos Munoz started eighth and brought his No. 14 Chevrolet home ninth. It was his second straight top 10 finish on the season as he also finished 10th…

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Scott Dixon “Steals” 2nd Place Finish at Gateway on Saturday Night

Madison, Ill – All weekend long, the only real drama was which Team Penske driver was going to take the win in Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The other big question was would they sweep the podium? They almost did. If not for contact with Simon Pagenaud and Josef Newgarden with 30 laps-to-go, they would have at least been 1-2. But, Scott Dixon used that contact to his advantage and skated by to second place. He’d finish there too.

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Penske Dominates But Drama Brewing Inside The Camp, Pagenaud Left Fuming

Madison, Ill – We all knew Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 would be Team Penske dominated. They were 1-2-3-4 in the first practice session on Friday evening then backed that up with being 1-2-3-4 in qualifying. In final practice, they went 1-3-4. That’s how they’d finish too. Josef Newgarden won his fourth race of the season and seventh of his Verizon IndyCar Series career but it wasn’t the fact that he won, it was the fact on how he won. 

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