Wide Open Wednesday presented by AAA Insurance is just that: wide-open testing, grudge racing and special class drag racing (including High School and Street Bike Shootout).

$2 hot dogs and $2 12-oz. beer at the concession stand during every Wide Open Wednesday Presented By AAA Insurance!


2017 Wide Open Wednesday schedule:

September 27 – Closed for NHRA national event set-up.

October 4 – Wide Open Wednesday, Post-NHRA Prep Night.

October 11 – Wide Open Wednesday.

October 18 – Wide Open Wednesday.


Wide Open Wednesday Presented By AAA Insurance race schedule:

4:30 p.m. — Gates open.

5-8 p.m. — Fuel sales.

5:30-9 p.m. — Concession stands open.

5:30-6:30 p.m. — Exclusive slick tire testing.

6:30-10:30 p.m. — Open testing.

7-7:30 p.m. — Time trial for race classes (High School, Street Bike Shootout).

8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 9:20 p.m., 9:30 p.m. — Eliminations for race classes.

10:25 p.m. — Staging lanes closed.

10:30 p.m. — Track closed.

11 p.m. — Pits swept, gates locked.


Wide Open Wednesday presented by AAA Insurance entry fees and spectator admission:

Racer tech card: $30.

Adult spectator: $10.

Restricted-area wristband for crewmembers: $15.

Kids 15 and under: Free.

For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, please call (618) 215-8888. Follow GMP on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.


About Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park is the home of INDYCAR, NASCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis region. Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering more than 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. Gateway Motorsports Park’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art Karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.