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Raceway Gives, World Wide Technology Raceway’s charitable foundation, to launch new Raceway 50-50 program

August 28, 2020, St. Louis Region – Raceway Gives, the charitable foundation of World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, has announced a partnership with Ascend Fundraising Solutions, the leading raffle, sweepstakes and private lottery technology provider for more than 500 charities worldwide. The partnership will unveil the new Raceway 50-50 program on Saturday, August 29, during the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Mega Weekend. The link to the 50-50 site is: www.raceway5050.org.

“Ascend Fundraising Solutions has an incredible track record with professional and collegiate charities across the globe,” said Larry Albus, Director of Raceway Gives. “Major sports teams in St. Louis, as well as other tracks in our sport, have been highly satisfied with the service provided by Ascend. This will be a tremendous opportunity for us to expand the fundraising efforts for our STEM-based charity efforts.”

The Raceway 50-50 program will feature both on-site sales during the August 29-30 INDYCAR-NASCAR weekend as well as online sales for Illinois residents who are not in attendance at the event. Throughout the year, Raceway 50-50 will offer on-site and online raffles as well as sweepstakes programs.

“The mission of Raceway Gives is to further broaden our reach in working with local charities and STEM programs,” said WWTR Executive Vice President and General Manager Chris Blair. “In order to accomplish that goal, we need to be able to make a significant impact.  Ascend has demonstrated that they are the perfect partner for this mission.”

For additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

About Raceway Gives

The Raceway Gives Foundation was created as a means to leverage the resources and technology opportunities associated with motorsports to provide educational programs that enhance opportunities for all youth, ages 8 to 18, with a focus on the gifted, diverse and underserved – as well as military families – using the three pillars:

  • Community: High Schools and youth clubs.
  • Education.
  • Motorsports career opportunities.

World Wide Technology Raceway partners with Safety-Kleen, Clean Harbors Coronavirus Services

Best practices from other spectator events to be applied during Bommarito Automotive Group 500 weekend

August 20, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and Safety-Kleen Racing, a Clean Harbors Company, today announced the industry leader in sanitation practices and COVID-19 decontamination will be utilized during the speedway’s August 29-30 INDYCAR, NASCAR and ARCA racing weekend. The track, which is operating under the Restore Illinois Guidelines for Outdoor Seated Spectator Events, will rely on Clean Harbors for disinfecting and decontaminating to ensure the comfort and safety of all fans, drivers, crew and personnel for the upcoming events.

“In closely following the Outdoor Seated Spectator Event Guidelines as part of the Restore Illinois plan, we have been working closely with industry experts in multiple areas,” said Chris Blair, World Wide Technology Raceway’s General Manager and Executive Vice President. “Clean Harbors was the obvious choice when selecting this critical aspect of our event production based on our longstanding relationship in environmental services.

“Clean Harbors will play a critical role in the ongoing disinfection of our track in addition to any decontamination needs that arise. In order for our customers, employees and partners to feel as safe as possible, we wanted to work with someone we trusted. We are working with the best in the business.”

Founded in 1980, Clean Harbors has hundreds of locations across the U.S. and is the industry leader in decontamination and hazardous waste disposal. The company has previously responded to swine flu and avian flu epidemics, including the H1N1 outbreak, as well as decontamination efforts around Ground Zero in New York City. Since the coronavirus outbreak, Clean Harbors has deep-cleaned INDYCAR and NHRA-sanctioned tracks, sports arenas, mass transit systems, schools, government buildings, warehouses, retail businesses and a variety of other facilities.

“World Wide Technology Raceway is taking all of the proper steps necessary to produce a clean, safe and comfortable event for race fans,” said Drew Patey, of Safety-Kleen Motorsports. “Their entire track staff has participated in our safety training protocols. They’ve been very cautious in their re-opening plans and they have demonstrated that they are ready to welcome race fans on August 29-30.  We are proud that they have selected Safety-Kleen, A Clean Harbors Company, to provide the support for this event.”

For additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

About World Wide Technology Raceway

World Wide Technology Raceway is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 600 acres, WWTR is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. WWTR’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, recently-expanded 2.0-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility, a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue and the Gateway Drive-In Theater at World Wide Technology Raceway (a drive-in entertainment venue able to accommodate 3,000 cars). WWTR acquired Gateway National Golf Links, adjacent to the speedway property, in 2019. WWTR was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from the St. Louis Attractions Association. In 2018, owner and CEO Curtis Francois received the Innovator Award from the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission in recognition of his work for restoring World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence.

About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors (NYSE: CLH) is North America’s leading provider of environmental and industrial services. The Company serves a diverse customer base, including a majority of Fortune 500 companies. Its customer base spans a number of industries, including chemical, energy and manufacturing, as well as numerous government agencies. These customers rely on Clean Harbors to deliver a broad range of services such as end-to-end hazardous waste management, emergency spill response, industrial cleaning and maintenance, and recycling services. Through its Safety-Kleen subsidiary, Clean Harbors also is North America’s largest re-refiner and recycler of used oil and a leading provider of parts washers and environmental services to commercial, industrial and automotive customers. Founded in 1980 and based in Massachusetts, Clean Harbors operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Puerto Rico and India. For more information, visit www.cleanharbors.com.

INDYCAR to race twice at World Wide Technology Raceway next month

Twin 200-lap NTT INDYCAR SERIES races in St. Louis market on August 29 and 30

July 27, 2020, 1 p.m. CDT, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today announced yet another significant change to its August 29-30 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Weekend following schedule alterations for the NTT INDYCAR SERIES. A second NTT INDYCAR SERIES race has been added to WWTR’s INDYCAR Weekend.

  • The first INDYCAR race will be held on Saturday, August 29. Central. The second INDYCAR race of the weekend will take place on Sunday, August 30.
  • The weekend will be known as the Bommarito Automotive Group Race to MEGA Savings Weekend. The  Bommarito Automotive Group will receive title sponsorship to both nationally-televised INDYCAR races.
  • Both races will consist of 200 laps – a combined total of 500 miles around the challenging 1.25-mile oval.
  • INDYCAR qualifying will take place on Saturday, August 29. The first of two laps will be used to qualify the car for the first 200, and the second lap will be used to set the field for the second 200.
  • Saturday’s INDYCAR race will be followed by the ARCA Menards Series event.
  • On Sunday, the INDYCAR race will be preceded by the NASCAR Truck Series event at 11 a.m.

“World Wide Technology Raceway has been committed to the NTT INDYCAR SERIES since its return to our track in 2017,” said Curtis Francois, owner and CEO of WWTR. “Our goal always has been to be a great partner with INDYCAR while working with the sponsors, teams and drivers to provide a safe, yet comfortable, entertainment experience for our tremendous fans. Hosting two INDYCAR races in one weekend is a dream for the St. Louis racing community. Despite the unprecedented challenges we all face, it will enable us to provide a historic event for our city in a safe environment. Safe social interaction is at the core of our event and we are doing everything possible to make sure our fans have a worry-free experience.

‘We appreciate the various stakeholders, especially the Bommarito Automotive Group, who have rallied together for what should be an epic weekend of racing. The Bommarito Automotive Group’s support of the sport of INDYCAR racing has been tremendous since coming on board as a sponsor in January of 2017. This is a tremendous win to recognize them for their efforts with not one, but two nationally-televised races for their dedication to motorsports. This will be the most historic event ever held at this venue.”

A revised schedule, which will include the two INDYCAR races, the NASCAR Truck Series race, ARCA Menards Series event and Open Wheel Icons/Vintage Indy Registry activity will be released soon.

World Wide Technology Raceway has been actively involved with some of motorsports’ leading sanctioning groups to develop standards for conducting live spectator events during the pandemic. In addition, track officials have worked with local, regional and state officials to coordinate reopening plans that have benefitted tracks throughout the industry.

A few items to note regarding the event:

  1. Due to limited seating capacity – which may change leading up to the event – fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Most likely the venue will utilize most available seating based on the adjusted seat-distancing diagrams.
  2. The Wallace Grandstand in Turns 1 and 2 will be open on Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30, to provide additional distancing and comfort for fans. The Wallace Grandstand features additional, permanent restroom facilities and a separate entry point from other seating areas.
  3. The WWTR ticket staff has undertaken extensive seat model research and will be working with same-household/family groups to provide safe distancing between parties.
  4. Fans will be required to have masks for entry into the venue. Attendees are strongly recommended to practice proper health recommendations prescribed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Masks will be required while in common areas such as restrooms, midways and concession areas or anytime six (6) feet of distancing cannot be maintained.
  5. Track personnel will conduct temperature screening at all entry points.  Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will be asked to visit with on-site medical staff prior to entry into the venue.
  6. All food service locations will follow State of Illinois recommendations for outdoor dining. The concession area footprint will be changed to provide more distance between point-of-sale locations to enable attendees to spread out and avoid lines. Remote ordering and pick-up of food items will be available on race day. Most foods will be wrapped.
  7. Increased sanitation practices will be implemented before, during and after each event. Areas that will be cleaned throughout the event include restrooms, handrails, all entrances to permanent structures, public furniture and seating areas, all rooms prior to and immediately after use, offices and kitchen areas. Our janitorial team adheres to the recommendations set forth in the U.S. EPA’s Emerging Pathogen Policy regarding cleaning disinfectants.
  8. Print-at-home, paperless ticket transactions are preferred. This will eliminate the need to stand in line to purchase tickets and it enables us to offer contact-free entry, which will be as simple as point-and- click.
  9. Clearly-marked entry and exit pathways will be in place to maintain a clearer flow in and out of the venue.  Grandstand walkways will feature directional arrows.
  10. Permanent restrooms will have contact-free entry. All permanent restrooms will be well stocked with soap and a restroom attendant to ensure maximum cleanliness.
  11. Temporary restrooms will be placed throughout the venue with hand washing and/or sanitizing stations adjacent to each bank of restrooms.
  12. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the facility. These stations are mobile, which will allow us to deploy them based on event schedules and traffic patterns.
  13. Our team has been working on ways to host events properly and safely during this pandemic. All WWTR security, fire and safety, EMT and paramedic personnel have guidelines from local, regional and state public health agencies on how to recognize possible symptoms and the necessary steps to mitigate exposure to others.
  14. We are asking our customers who feel ill or believe they may be at risk to please stay home. Our track services staff will work with you on the proper steps to make sure you can come back and visit us when you are ready.
  15. Similar to the other sports and entertainment venues in the area – coupled with efforts to not rummage through personal belongings – we are moving to clear (transparent) bags (aside from coolers) for this event. It will be the fan’s responsibility to open their own coolers for inspection, but the transparent bags will help expedite entry and limit exposure during bag check.

In an effort to accommodate fans who previously purchased tickets and need seating adjustments, the following ticketing schedule will take place:

• Now-August 2: Single-day and weekend Checkered Flag, Red Reserved and Wallace Grandstand tickets at early-bird pricing.

• August 3-28: Checkered Flag, Red Reserved, Wallace Grandstand and Gray Level seating (weekend or single-day) on sale at advance price.

• August 29-30: Gate pricing on all remaining available tickets.

For additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

NASCAR, INDYCAR to race on August 30 at World Wide Technology Raceway

ARCA Menards Series 150 will open NASCAR-INDYCAR Weekend on August 29

July 8, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, today announced a significant change to the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Weekend following schedule alterations for the NTT Data IndyCar Series and NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series. Under this new format, the INDYCAR and NASCAR races both will take place on Sunday, August 30. Originally, the two groups were scheduled to compete one week earlier on separate dates. WWTR officials were able to combine both races  for one action-packed day.

“Pulling it all together has taken three months of work with our sponsors, sanctioning bodies, local officials and staff,” said Curtis Francois, President and CEO of World Wide Technology Raceway. “We know that we will still be working lots of pieces of this logistical puzzle as we prepare for the event. We are blessed with a huge outdoor grandstand capacity and open-air midways that will enable us to social distance and provide a safe, responsible and comfortable event experience for the fans who are able to attend. Every possible effort will be made to ensure that our fans will enjoy another great racing experience at WWTR.”

The race weekend now will offer a full schedule of activity on Saturday, August 29, including INDYCAR practice and pole qualifying. The ARCA Menards Series race, originally scheduled for August 2, has moved to INDYCAR-NASCAR Weekend and will feature practice, qualifying and then the 150-mile race at 6 p.m. Both the Indy Pro 2000 Championship Presented by Cooper Tires and Vintage Indy Registry cars are on tap throughout the day.

Sunday, August 30, will kick off with early morning racing activity for the Indy Pro 2000 Series. The Gateway 200 powered by CK Power NASCAR Truck Series event will take place at noon. Following a brief intermission,  the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR race will begin at 2 p.m.

“Our loyal race fans are well aware that our goal is to provide the best racing action, and value, for their entertainment dollar,” Francois added. “Despite the challenges we’ve all faced, we want to make sure that those fans who are able to attend will get the best race day experience possible in a safe environment. As technology, screening practices and sanitation to mitigate the spread continues to evolve, we will be leaders in the reopening process.  Clearly, there will be fewer fans in the stands due to social distancing, but those that are able to attend will see the greatest day of racing in WWTR history.”

World Wide Technology Raceway has been actively involved with some of motorsports’ leading sanctioning groups to develop standards for conducting live spectator events during the pandemic. In addition, track officials have worked with local, regional and state officials to coordinate reopening plans that have benefitted tracks throughout the industry.

A few items to note regarding the event:

  1. Due to limited seating capacity – which may change leading up to the event – fans are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance. Most likely the venue will utilize most available seating based on the adjusted seat-distancing diagrams.
  2. The Wallace Grandstand in Turns 1 and 2 will be open on Sunday, August 30, to provide additional distancing and comfort for fans. The Wallace Grandstand features additional, permanent restroom facilities and a separate entry point from other seating areas.
  3. WWTR ticket staff has undertaken extensive seat model research and will be working with same-household/family groups to provide safe distancing between parties.
  4. Fans will be required to have masks for entry into the venue. Attendees are strongly recommended to practice proper health recommendations prescribed by the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Masks will be required while in common areas such as restrooms, midways and concession areas or anytime six (6) feet of distancing cannot be maintained.
  5. Track personnel will conduct temperature screening at all entry points.  Anyone with a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher will be asked to visit with on-site medical staff prior to entry into the venue.
  6. All food service locations will follow State of Illinois recommendations for outdoor dining. The concession area footprint will be changed to provide more distance between point-of-sale locations to enable attendees to spread out and avoid lines. Remote ordering and pick-up of food items will be available on race day.
  7. Increased sanitation practices will be implemented before, during and after each event. Areas that will be cleaned throughout the event include restrooms, handrails, all entrances to permanent structures, public furniture and seating areas, all rooms prior to and immediately after use, offices and kitchen areas. Our janitorial team adheres to the recommendations set forth in the U.S. EPA’s Emerging Pathogen Policy regarding cleaning disinfectants.
  8. Print-at-home, paperless ticket transactions are preferred. This will eliminate the need to stand in line to purchase tickets and it enables us to offer contact-free entry, which will be as simple as point-and- click.
  9. Clearly marked entry and exit pathways will be in place to maintain a clearer flow in and out of the venue.  Grandstand walkways will feature directional arrows.
  10. Permanent restrooms will have contact-free entry. All permanent restrooms will be well stocked with soap and a restroom attendant to ensure maximum cleanliness.
  11. Temporary restrooms will be placed throughout the venue with hand washing and/or sanitizing stations adjacent to each bank of restrooms.
  12. Hand sanitizer stations are located throughout the facility. These stations are mobile, which will allow us to deploy them based on event schedules and traffic patterns.
  13. Our team has been working on ways to host events properly and safely during this pandemic. All WWTR security, fire and safety, EMT and paramedic personnel have guidelines from local, regional and state public health agencies on how to recognize possible symptoms and the necessary steps to mitigate exposure to others.
  14. We are asking our customers who feel ill or believe they may be at risk to please stay home. Our track services staff will work with you on the proper steps to make sure you can come back and visit us when you are ready.
  15. Similar to the other sports and entertainment venues in the area – coupled with efforts to not rummage through personal belongings – we are moving to clear (transparent) bags (aside from coolers) for this event. It will be the fan’s responsibility to open their own coolers for inspection, but the transparent bags will help expedite entry and limit exposure during bag check.

In an effort to accommodate fans who previously purchased tickets and need seating adjustments, the following ticketing schedule will take place:

• July 6-12: Ticket staff will contact existing ticketholders to re-arrange seating locations and offer credits for those unable to attend.

• July 13-26: Checkered Flag, Red Reserved and Wallace Grandstand Weekend ticket packages will go on sale at early-bird pricing.

• July 27-August 2: Single-day Checkered Flag, Red Reserved and Wallace Grandstand tickets at early-bird pricing.

• August 3-28: Checkered Flag, Red Reserved, Wallace Grandstand and Gray Level seating (weekend or single) on sale at advance price.

• August 29-30: Gate pricing on all remaining available tickets.

For additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

World Wide Technology Raceway and Jimmy John’s to deliver 200 lunches May 6 to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois

World Wide Technology Raceway and Jimmy John’s to deliver 200 lunches May 6 to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center in Granite City, Illinois

Round 2 of Partners Helping Partners expresses appreciation for front-line health workers

April 30, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and Jimmy John’s in Granite City, Illinois, will deliver 200 lunches to front-line medical personnel at Gateway Regional Medical Center at 2100 Madison Avenue in Granite City. The delivery will take place on Wednesday, May 6, at 11:30 a.m. Central at the hospital’s side entrance on 21stStreet.

This is the second round of WWTR’s Partners Helping Partners outreach, which expresses appreciation to doctors, nurses and all front-line medical personnel at the hospital during this health emergency. Jimmy John’s is the Official Sandwich Delivery Partner of WWTR.

“We are continuing to express our gratitude to the doctors, nurses and all of the medical personnel who are working ‘round the clock during this health emergency,” said WWTR Owner and CEO Curtis Francois. “It is our way of saying ‘thank you’ for their selfless efforts and sacrifices.”

“Granite City Jimmy John’s is proud to partner with WWTR to provide food for the staff at Gateway Regional Medical Center,” said Steve Levey, owner of Jimmy John’s Granite City. “We sincerely appreciate everything they do for the community – not only during this health emergency, but every day.”

“Through this pandemic, the support from our community has been unbelievable,” said Patrick Garvey, Interim Chief Executive Officer Gateway Regional Medical Center. “Thank you to World Wide Technology Raceway and the Granite City Jimmy John’s for thinking of our team during this unprecedented time.  Southern Illinois is standing strong and we will continue to fight this virus together.” 

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World Wide Technology Raceway partners with Domino’s Pizza to donate 100 pizzas Thursday to front-line medical personnel at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

World Wide Technology Raceway partners with Domino’s Pizza to donate 100 pizzas Thursday

to front-line medical personnel at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital

Partners Helping Partners expresses appreciation for front-line health workers

April 21, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, and Domino’s Pizza  will donate and drop off 100 pizzas on Thursday to front-line medical personnel at SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital. The pizzas will be delivered at 5 p.m. Thursday to the hospital’s side entrance at 3610 Rutger Street in St. Louis.

The Partners Helping Partners outreach expresses appreciation to doctors, nurses and all front-line medical personnel at the hospital during this health emergency. SSM Health is the Official Hospital Partner of WWTR and Domino’s is the Official Pizza of WWTR.

“This is a way to express our appreciation and gratitude to the doctors, nurses and all of the medical personnel who are working around the clock during this health emergency,” said WWTR Owner and CEO Curtis Francois. “These front-line health care workers are heroes and the least we can do is offer them a brief break with one of America’s favorite foods. We sincerely appreciate their efforts and sacrifices.”

“We are truly grateful for the generosity of our partners at World Wide Technology Raceway. The community has been incredibly supportive of our health care heroes and these donations really do make a difference for our caregivers,” said Jason Merrill, SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital public relations manager.

“We realize that there is a great deal of hardship and uncertainty at this time,” said Mark Ratterman, a St. Louis-area Domino’s franchisee. “Domino’s wants to do whatever it can to help, and that means spreading a little bit of joy through pizza.”

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Statement from World Wide Technology Raceway regarding today’s announced sale of IndyCar Series and Indianapolis Motor Speedway to Roger Penske

November 4, 2019, St. Louis Region – “Roger Penske and his management team have been tremendous supporters of our efforts to improve our facility and grow motorsports at World Wide Technology Raceway,” said WWTR owner and CEO Curtis Francois. “Roger is a respected visionary and has been a significant part of the past, present and now future of INDYCAR racing. Our team looks forward to working with Mr. Penske and the entire Penske Entertainment organization as we plan for the future.

 “We also want to thank everyone at Hulman & Company for believing in us and providing St. Louis with the opportunity to host the greatest Saturday-night event of the season.”

 WWTR’s annual INDYCAR event, the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline, is slated for August 21-22, 2020. For 2020, WWTR’s NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series joins the INDYCAR race to create and exciting doubleheader weekend.

 For more information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

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Dawson Hollow to perform at Rumble Before the Roar presented by Southern Comfort pre-race party at World Wide Technology Raceway’s Bommarito 500

August 20, 2019, St. Louis Region – Dawson Hollow will perform at the Rumble Before the Roar presented by Southern Comfort pre-race party zone at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, during Saturday’s Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR race.  Missouri native Dawson Hollow is an indie-folk band based out of the Ozark Mountains. Their music…

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NHL’s Stanley Cup, St. Louis Blues players coming to World Wide Technology Raceway for Saturday’s NTT IndyCar Series Bommarito Automotive Group 500  

August 19, 2019, St. Louis Region – It is the most coveted prize in the history of professional ice hockey. Born in 1893, the NHL’s Stanley Cup is the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise and in 2019 it was presented for the first time to the St. Louis Blues. And…

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Newgarden: “When it feels like a big deal, it is a big deal.”

Inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 winner talks about the incredible energy at World Wide Technology Raceway August 15, 2019, St. Louis Region – Team Penske driver Josef Newgarden won the inaugural Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline INDYCAR race at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois,  in 2017 with a memorable late-race pass…

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