• Calendar

    March 7, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Kanrocksas Music Festival 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    Courtesy of Kanrocksas​Finally, Eminem has collided with NASCAR -- with nary a cowboy hat in sight. This isn't a gone-country Darius Rucker-style conversion, but Missouri-born Marshall Mathers, not to mention 23 other popular and indie acts that normally wouldn't be caught within sight distanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Competitive Eating Proves More Interesting Than Tennis, NASCAR

    On Monday, Joey Chestnut won his fifth Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest by cramming 62 hot dogs down his gullet in a gut-wrenching ten minutes. A weekend poll of ESPN viewers shows that more people were interested in the hot dog eating contest (27 percent) than t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2011

    NASCAR Fans, Equipped by Energizer, Demolish Flashlight-Related World Record

    Sure, it was a marketing gimmick. But we have to give St. Louis-based Energizer credit for putting a lot of resources into such a frivolous activity: breaking the world record for the number of flashlights lit at the same time in the same place. In this case, some 65,000 NASCAR fans at the Charlott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Businessman Proposes 100,000-Seat NASCAR Track in Branson

    Here's betting that NASCAR plays big in Branson.​Some things just go great together. Cookies and milk. Beach chairs and paperbacks. Captain and Tennille. Branson and Nelly. Err, we mean Branson and NASCAR. A month after St. Louis' Gateway International Raceway closed down after a decade of trying ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2010

    Are You Faster Than a Flippin' Racecar Driver?

    Getty ImagesCarl Edwards​Think you can burn more rubber than NASCAR's own Carl Edwards? Guess what? You probably can't! But there's maybe sorta kinda a chance for you to try.Missouri native son and back-flip enthusiast Edwards (he's from Columbia) is doing a contest with Midwest Ford Dealers. Craz ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 6, 2009

    Ashanti, Chingy, Ginuwine, Nelly and Other Celebs with Two Names Set for All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball

    On Sunday afternoon, July 12, celebrities and baseball legends will gather on the field at Busch Stadium for the Taco Bell All-Star Legends & Celebrity Softball Game. Musicians scheduled to play include Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell, Nelly, Chingy, Ashanti and Ginuwine. (No word yet on if th ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 16, 2008

    A Question of Race

    NASCAR returns to Gateway

  • Music

    July 26, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Calendar

    July 27, 2005

    The Great Outdoors

    Learn, shoot, love and leave

  • News

    July 28, 2004

    Dirt Track Nation

    At Tri-City Speedway they don't mess around with "race cars." They race cars.

  • Calendar

    May 7, 2003


    NASCAR returns with the Charter Pipeline 250

  • News

    July 26, 2000

    Logan's Run

    The ownership ranks of professional racing are dominated by fast cars and big money. What's a chiropractor from St. Louis doing in a place like this?

  • News

    July 12, 2000

    Collision Course

    Gateway International Raceway is speeding to expand parking. But environmentalists are waving a red flag.