2018 VP RACING LUBRICANTS MID-AMERICA SUPERCAR SHOWDOWN SCHEDULE

Race  No. 4 — Friday, July 27.

Race No. 5 — Friday, August 31 — Labor Day Weekend kick-off.

Race No. 6 — Friday, October 5 — Super Chevy Show Showcase.

Race No. 7 — Friday, October 26 — Season finale.

 

Competition Classes

The show will be headlined by the heads-up racing action of the Missouri Outlaw Shootout , Missouri Street Cars and Outlaw Street Motorcycle classes. Elapsed times and top speeds will not be displayed on the scoreboards. Only a win light will be displayed. (Heads-up racing: first-racer-to-the-finish-line wins, without dial-ins or handicaps.)

Two full-body 1/8-mile Index classes: This provides another option for full-bodied, door-car racers.  6.0 and 7.0 Index.  Cash purse: $500 to win, $250 to runner-up. Semis paid when more than 12 cars compete in first round of eliminations.

Index Motorcycles: Two motorcycle Index classes: Crazy 8s (8.88) and 9.50. Payout will be based on total number of entries.

Jr. Index:  Four Jr. Dragster Index classes will be contested: 13.90, 11.90, 8.90 and 7.90. Classes are contested on a .5 pro tree.

Call-Out, Grudge, Time-Only Racing – Settle the score on the track. Track will be open from 10:30 p.m. to midnight for no-time, win light-only racing. Three-run punch card provided with entry.

*6.0 is a .4 tenths pro tree. Pro ladder. Door cars and left-hand steer roadsters only. No dragsters or center-steer roadsters or altereds. Any power adder is permitted. Throttle stops are permitted. Delay boxes are permitted. Electric/air shifters are permitted. Any ignition. Any size tire and wheel.

*7.0 Index is a .4 tenths pro tree. Pro ladder. Door cars only.  No dragsters, center-steer roadsters/altereds or left-hand steer roadsters. Any power adder is permitted. Throttle stops are permitted. Delay boxes are permitted. Electric/air shifters are permitted. Any ignition. Any size tire and wheel.

We are following same rules as the PSCA/Street Car Super Nationals. A driver can enter both classes in the same car.  Same car can be used in both classes by different drivers.

 

EVENT SCHEDULE

4 p.m. — Gates and pit parking open.

4:30 p.m. — Tech Inspection for Jr. Dragsters.

5 p.m. — First round of Jr. Dragster qualifying.

5:30 p.m. — Second round of Jr. Dragster qualifying.

5:30 p.m. — Tech inspection for all classes.

6 p.m. — First round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

6:30-11:30 p.m. — Time-only Test ‘n’ Tune runs.

7 p.m. — First round of qualifying for full-size classes. Order:  Index Car, Index Bike, Heads-up Cars, Motorcycle).

7:55 p.m. — Second round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

8 p.m. — Second round of qualifying for full-size classes.

8:55 p.m. — Third round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

9 p.m. — First round of eliminations for full-size classes.

10:30 p.m.-midnight — Call-out lanes open for call-out and grudge races.

Midnight — Track closed.

 

ENTRY FEES

Competition trophy classes: $40 (car and driver).

Jr. Dragsters: $40 (car and driver).

Payout classes 6.0, 7.0 cars: $65 (car and driver).

Motorcycles: 8.88 and 9.50: $65 (bike and rider).

Call-out, grudge, time-only tech card: $40 (car and driver).

Spectator admission, crew pass: $15 (ages 16 and older).

Youth spectator admission: $8 (ages 8-15).

Kids (7 and under): Free.

 

For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.gatewaymsp.com. 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.