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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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Bommmarito Automotive Group 500 at Gateway Motorsports Park – Steve’s preview

  For the fourth time in the last two Verizon IndyCar Series seasons, a former track is making a return to the calendar. Gateway Motorsports Park, which last hosted an Indy car race in 2003, is joining 2016 additions Phoenix International Raceway, Road America, and Watkins Glen International, as former tracks that have returned to...

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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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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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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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