This weekend Gateway Motorsport Park hosts its biggest race of the year: the National Hot Road Association's Midwest Nationals. For fans of drag racing, this is a HUGE event. For those who couldn't care less, the event still offers some interesting asides. Take, for example, the story of atypical ... More >>
This month the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) is coming to Gateway Motorsports Park (700 Raceway Boulevard, Madison, Illinois; 618-215-8888). Gut Check's initial reaction was a collective "meh", but when we found out that all of the international race teams bring food trailers with their own pe ... More >>
image viaThe Gateway Raceway in happier days.It's not just a sad day for Democrats, it's a sad day for St. Louis NASCAR fans, too. Dover Motorsports, which owns the Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois, announced this morning that it was shutting down the racetrack for good. Li ... More >>
Many gardens, four tours
NHRA burns through Gateway International
Tim McAmis, drag-racing champ, tries to be a millisecond faster than the big-money boys. Tough duty.
Life on the drag strip is fast, not at all cheap and just barely under control