National Hot Rod Association

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Alexis DeJoria: Daughter of Shampoo Magnate Brings Tequila, Horsepower to St. Louis

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2012

    Gateway Motorsports Park To Host Upcoming NHRA Races -- On-site "Race Chefs" Included

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2010

    Gateway Raceway Shutting Down

    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 >>

  • Calendar

    April 29, 2009
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    June 22, 2005

    Garden State

    Many gardens, four tours

  • Calendar

    June 25, 2003

    Strip Tease

    NHRA burns through Gateway International

  • News

    July 17, 2002

    Speed Isn't Enough

    Tim McAmis, drag-racing champ, tries to be a millisecond faster than the big-money boys. Tough duty.

  • Calendar

    June 21, 2000

    Drag Hags

    Life on the drag strip is fast, not at all cheap and just barely under control