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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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Steak ‘n Shake to Return as Sponsor of Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Indy Car Entry for Third Season

STEAK ‘N SHAKE TO RETURN AS SPONSOR OF  RAHAL LETTERMAN LANIGAN RACING’S INDY CAR ENTRY FOR THIRD SEASON Primary sponsorship to span four races, including the Indy 500  BROWNSBURG, Ind. (February 15, 2017) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Steak ‘n Shake, a classic American brand and home of the original Steakburger™ and hand-dipped milkshakes, […]

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Bommarito Automotive Group to sponsor inaugural Verizon IndyCar Series event at Gateway Motorsports Park

TSO Thoughts and Notes (Steve) Bommarito Automotive Group, with 20 different showrooms and $1.35 billion in revenue (2015) , is the automotive group sales leader in Missouri and also ranked as the 52nd largest in the USA. Founded in 1971, the family owned group of dealerships includes showrooms for Chevrolet and Honda, the two manufacturers currently providing […]

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Butch’s testing report from Gateway Motorsports Park and a few other silly season notes

By Steve Wittich and Butch Welsch Below is a report from Firestone Racing tire testing at Gateway Motorsports Park. Longtime TSO subscriber Butch Welsch was lucky to be able to attend and sent us his thoughts to share with you. Butch’s Gateway report: I (Butch) had a chance to attend the Firestone Racing IndyCar tire...

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Verizon IndyCar Series 2017 schedule features continuity, addition of Gateway Motorsports Park

2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule March 12 – Street of St. Petersburg April 9 – Street of Long Beach April 24 – Barber Motorsports Park April 29 – Phoenix International Raceway May 13 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – road course May 28 – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – oval June 3 – Raceway at Belle Isle...

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