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Gateway Motorsports Park – Final IndyCar practice – 10:29pm

By Steve Wittich Josef Newgarden’s 184.079mph lap led a quartet of Chevrolet powered drivers in a busy final IndyCar practice session in preparation for the the Bommarito Automotive Group 500. The drivers and teams utilized the practice session that occurred at the same time as tomorrow’s race to work on improving the handling while in...

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Gateway Motorsports Park – IndyCar qualifying notes and results – 8:19pm

By Steve Wittich The difference between Team Penske teammates Simon Pagenaud (who will start fourth) and Will Power (who will start fourth) was 3mph, 18 spots in the qualifying line, two degrees in ambient temperature, and seven degrees in track temperature. Power’s fastest lap of 189.709mph was almost 2mph over the track record set by...

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OBERTO ALL-NATURAL BEEF JERKY RETURNS TO ANDRETTI LINEUP IN ST. LOUIS

OBERTO ALL-NATURAL BEEF JERKY RETURNS TO ANDRETTI LINEUP IN ST. LOUIS Oberto To Serve as Primary Sponsor for Marco Andretti’s No. 27 Honda for Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park INDIANAPOLIS (Aug. 24, 2017) – Red, white and green will be the color scheme for Marco Andretti as Seattle-based Oberto All-Natural Beef Jerky takes...

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Bourdais Returns for Final Three Races of the Season

Plainfield, IL (August 23, 2017) – Less than 14 weeks after being sidelined following his scary qualifying incident at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Sebastien Bourdais is returning behind the wheel of the #18 Dale Coyne Racing entry at this weekend’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Bourdais, who suffered multiple fractures to his...

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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports Announces Saavedra For No. 7 Honda

INDIANAPOLIS, IN (August 16, 2017) – Schmidt Peterson Motorsports (SPM) has announced Sebastian Saavedra as the driver of the No. 7 Honda for the next two Verizon IndyCar Series races. The Colombian will join teammate James Hinchcliffe at Pocono Raceway and Gateway Motorsports Park. The event at Pocono will mark the 27-year-old’s 64th career IndyCar […]

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Gateway Motorsports Park’s new pavement is a hit with INDYCAR drivers

Gateway Motorsports Park’s new pavement is a hit with INDYCAR drivers Castroneves: “The track is outstanding.” August 3, 2017, St. Louis Region — Although Charlie Kimball took the ceremonial first lap on Gateway Motorsports Park’s new pavement in a street-legal Honda on July 20, today was the first time Verizon IndyCar Series cars hit the […]

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Gateway Motorsports Park Open Test – Conor Daly leads in a session shortened due to track issues

The Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park came to an end just over an hour early, after INDYCAR officials and team owners made the decision not to continue the test after issues arose with the track surface on the 1.25-mile oval. The statement issued by Gateway Motorsports Park and INDYCAR regarding the...

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Gateway Motorsports Park Open Test – first practice session recap and results – 3:45pm

A.J. Foyt Racing’s Conor Daly led the morning portion of a full-field Verizon IndyCar Series open test at Gateway Motorsports Park with a lap at 173.714 mph. The three hour session was interrupted on numerous occasions, including one yellow flag for an incident with J.R. Hildebrand in Turn 2, and numerous yellow flags for tracks...

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Gateway Motorsports Park Open Test – good morning – 7:45am

  Good Tuesday morning from a St. Louis Bread Company location in Collinsville, Ill. As soon as I hit send on this update, I’ll be making the short drive west on I-70 to Madison, Ill. and Gateway Motorsports Park, where the Verizon IndyCar Series is taking part in an open test in preparation for the Bommarito...

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Valvoline™ named presenting sponsor of August 26, 2017 INDYCAR event at Gateway Motorsports Park

Valvoline™ named presenting sponsor of August 26 INDYCAR event at Gateway Motorsports Park  Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Valvoline   March 14, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park today announced a new, multi-year agreement with ValvolineTM as a presenting sponsor of its inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series race on August 26. The new race title will be the […]

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