IndyCar And NASCAR’s K&N Pro Series To Race Doubleheader AT Gateway In August

Gateway Motorsports Park announced its second doubleheader of the 2019 season on Wednesday. INDYCAR and the NASCAR K&N Pro Series will race on the same track on the same day. The cars and stars of the Indianapolis 500 will be joined by NASCAR’s future heroes on Saturday, August 24, 2019. All three of NASCAR’s 2018 champions – Joey Logano (Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series), Tyler Reddick (Xfinity Series) and Brett Moffitt (NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series) – won their first NASCAR races in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series.

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Gateway To Add Updates To Accommodate Fans An Even Better Race Day Experience

Gateway Motorsports Park — in conjunction with the sports marketing program at Maryville University in St. Louis — conducted extensive fan surveys following its 2017 and 2018 INDYCAR and NASCAR events. The surveys provided detailed information pertaining to the likes and needs of the fans who attend INDYCAR and NASCAR races at the unique 1.25 mile-oval.  As a result of these surveys, changes have been made to accommodate the fans to provide a better race day experience. The seating sections formerly known as Gold Level, Silver Level and General Admission have…

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Gateway A Prime Example On How 2018 Season Has Gone For RLL

MADISON, Ill – The 2018 Verizon IndyCar Series season hasn’t been all that bad for Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing. When you think of it, they haven’t been that far off. But, Saturday night’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at the Gateway Motorsports Park is a prime example as to how their season has gone. Both cars came away with top 10 finishes under the lights on the 1.25-mile oval. That’s a good thing. It’s the fourth time in the last seven Indy Car races that Graham Rahal and Takuma Sato have both finished…

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Power Turning Into Best Oval Race, Says Championship Not Over Yet For Him

MADISON, Ill – A few years ago, Will Power was a driver who was one of the best ever on road/street courses in the Verizon IndyCar Series but just went through the motions on ovals. See, Power was never really strong on ovals and those types of tracks are a direct reason as to why the Team Penske driver has just one championship to his credit. If he was strong on ovals earlier on in his Indy Car career, Power would likely have won at least another championship or two. 

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Veach Powers His Way To A Top 5 Finish At Gateway

MADISON, Ill – Zach Veach is arguably one of the hottest drivers in the Verizon IndyCar Series field. On Saturday night, the Andretti Autosport driver charged from a 16th place starting spot on a track that’s difficult to pass to finish in fifth place in his No. 26 Honda. Veach, made up 11 positions in the 248 Lap Bommarito Automotive Group 500 to earn his fourth straight top 10 finish of the season. He’s improving every week and is hitting his goal as well. 

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Pageanud Earns 8th Straight Top 10 Finish, Says Move On Power Could Have Cost Him A Race Win

MADISON, Ill – Simon Pagenaud brought his No. 22 Chevrolet home fourth on Saturday night at the Gateway Motorsports Park for his eighth straight top 10 finish on the season. He’s ending the year on a high note as while he hasn’t won a race yet this year, he is getting better and better as the year has gone on. That bodes well for 2019. But, the Team Penske driver said that while he was happy about his third top five finish of the season, he was a bit mad at…

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Rossi Stretches Fuel Final 71 Laps For 2nd Place Finish, Dixon Says Him Questioning Pit Strategy Cost Him

MADISON, Ill – Alexander Rossi went for big on Saturday night at the Gateway Motorsports Park. He was destined to grab another top five finish in his No. 27 Honda in the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. But, that wasn’t good enough. They wanted more. See, if Rossi went par for the course, he was going to finish behind Scott Dixon. He entered this weekend 29 points behind him. He didn’t want to lose anymore ground. So, when the green flag dropped on Lap 183 for the final restart of the night,…

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Power Wins Bommarito Automotive Group 500, 5 Takeaways

MADISON, Ill – Will Power easily cruised to his 35th career Verizon IndyCar Series victory on Saturday night as he took his No. 12 Chevrolet to the win in the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at the Gateway Motorsports Park. Power, initially made a mistake in trying to pass Scott Dixon for what would be the top spot on the second pit sequence and fell to fourth when the sequence ended. But, it didn’t take long for him to find his way back to the top spot. 

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Norman Earns 1st Career Indy Lights Victory In Thrilling Race At Gateway

MADISON, Ill – What another thrilling race we saw in Indy Lights competition at Gateway. Ryan Norman had an intense battle with his Andretti Autosport teammate Colton Herta over the final 20 laps and got by him with five to go and never looked back in his No. 48 Mazda for his first career win in the series. Norman, tried effortlessly to set Herta up for the pass and on Lap 69, he finally got back. The Ohio native held a furious charge by Herta off in the end and won…

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VeeKay Wins 5th Straight Race, Holds 54 Point Advantage Heading To Portland

MADISON, Ill – The USF2000 championship was clinched by Kyle Kirkwood at Mid-Ohio. Now, the Pro Mazda Series championship has almost been decided. Despite a doubleheader weekend next week in Portland, Rinus VeeKay will just have to maintain in the races because the championship is all but his. VeeKay, quickly passed pole sitter Harrison Scott on the opening lap and led all 55 laps en route to his fifth consecutive win and seventh overall on the season. Due to Parker Thompson finishing sixth and VeeKay winning, he’s now holds a 54…

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