Midnight Madness (Weather Postponed to May 10)
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May 3, 2013 @ 8:00 PM – May 4, 2013 @ 2:00 AM
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||$25 for Racers & Drifters / $15 for Crew & Spectators / 12 & Under Free
|| Drag Racing Events Drifting
MEDIA ALERT – Midnight Madness for Friday, May 3 has been postponed one week due to cold temperatures and heavy rain forecast.
May 2, 2013
Madison, Illinois – Gateway Motorsports Park officials announced today that the Midnight Madness event originally scheduled for Friday, May 3 has been postponed by one week due to cold temperatures and a heavy rain forecast. Midnight Madness will now be held on Friday, May 10 and will include street legal drag racing, drifting, music and fan interactive displays.
Midnight Madness is Gateway Motorsports Park’s community service program designed to combat illegal street racing. Racers are encouraged to take their cars off the street and bring them to the safe confines of an NHRA sanctioned drag racing facility.
Gates will open on Friday, May 10 at 7 p.m. with racing from 8 p.m. until 2 a.m.
Detailed Schedule of Events – Friday, May 10
7 p.m.: Racer and Spectator Gates Open / Racer tech inspection begins
8 p.m.: Racing begins
9 p.m.: Battle of the Boards Exhibition round 1 – 16 cars
10:30 p.m.: Battle of the Boards Exhibition round 2 – 8 cars
11 p.m.: Tech Card sales conclude
11:30 p.m.: Tech Inspection concludes
11:30 p.m.: Battle of the Boards Exhibition round 3 – 4 cars
12:30 a.m.: Battle of the Boards Finals
1:30 a.m.: Last Call to staging lanes
2 a.m.: Staging Lanes close