Discount advance Bommarito 500 tickets on sale at St. Louis-area Menards stores

August 22, 2020, St. Louis Region – Advance discount tickets for the August 29-30 Bommarito Automotive Group 500 Mega Weekend at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, now are available at St. Louis-area Menards locations. The unprecedented weekend includes two 200-lap NTT INDYCAR SERIES races, the Menards ARCA Series Dutch Boy 150, the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series iHeart 200 presented by CK Power and the Vintage Indy Registry/Open Wheel Icons exhibition.

Tickets for Saturday, August 29, featuring the INDYCAR and ARCA Menards Series races are just $25 per ticket (a savings of $35), while  seats for Sunday, August 30 INDYCAR and NASCAR races are $40 (a savings of $20). Menards locations in the St. Louis area include Richmond Heights, O’Fallon and St. Ann.

“We tell everyone they can save big money at Menards when it comes to taking care of projects around their home, and race fans can also save big money at Menards to see a great weekend of racing at one of the most exciting tracks in the country,” said Menards promotions manager Jeff Abbott. “As the entitlement sponsor of the ARCA Menards Series, we have a vested interest in all of the drivers on the track. And we have Menards drivers in both the INDYCAR race and the NASCAR Truck Series event, with 2019 Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud and three-time and defending champion Matt Crafton both carrying the distinctive Menards neon yellow. We encourage everyone to stop out to our stores in and around St. Louis, in Missouri and Illinois, to get all their home improvement needs and while they’re there, pick up some tickets for a great weekend of racing at World Wide Technology Raceway.”

SATURDAY, AUGUST 29

7: 30 a.m. – Spectator gates open

8 a.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES rookies practice

8:30 a.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice (all cars)

9:45 a.m. – Indy Pro 2000 Series practice

10:30 a.m. – ARCA Menards Series practice

11:30 a.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES qualifying

1 p.m. – Indy Pro 2000 race (55 laps or 40 minutes)

2:25 p.m. – Bommarito Automotive Group 500 opening ceremonies begin

2:40 p.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline (200 laps, 250 miles)

5:15 p.m. – ARCA Menards Series Dutch Boy 150

 

SUNDAY, AUGUST 30

7:30 a.m. – Spectator gates open

9 a.m. – Vintage Indy Registry Open Wheel Icons on track

10:30 a.m. – NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series opening ceremonies begin

11 a.m. – NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series iHeart 200 (160 laps, 200 miles)

2:25 p.m. – Bommarito Automotive Group 500 opening ceremonies begin

2:40 p.m. – NTT INDYCAR SERIES Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline (200 laps, 250 miles)

Schedule subject to change.

 

For tickets or additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Parler, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.

 

About World Wide Technology Raceway

World Wide Technology Raceway 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 600 acres, WWTR is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. WWTR’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, recently-expanded 2.0-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility, a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue and the Gateway Drive-In Theater at World Wide Technology Raceway (a drive-in entertainment venue able to accommodate 3,000 cars). WWTR acquired Gateway National Golf Links, adjacent to the speedway property, in 2019. WWTR was the recipient of the 2017 Outstanding Facility of the Year Award from the Race Track Business Conference and the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from the St. Louis Attractions Association. In 2018, owner and CEO Curtis Francois received the Innovator Award from the St. Louis Convention & Visitors Commission in recognition of his work for restoring World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence.

 

About Menards

Menards home improvement stores are well known throughout the Midwest for a complete selection of high-quality, name brand merchandise and all the tools, materials and supplies for any job.  Menards offers full-service lumberyards, beautiful garden centers, name brand appliances, pet & wildlife products and even a line of convenience groceries to provide a one-stop shopping experience.  Whether just needing a light bulb, gallon of paint or household supplies, or building a deck, fence or new home, there is something for everyone at Menards whether a beginning do-it-yourselfer or more experienced contractor. A family-owned and run company started in 1958; Menards currently operates 305 stores located in 14 Midwestern states.  Menards is known throughout the home improvement industry as the low-price leader; it’s no wonder their famous slogan – “SAVE BIG MONEY” – is so widely known and easy to remember.  Menards does things right – the company’s strength and success can be seen in the well-stocked and maintained stores, the lowest prices in town, and the way Guests are always treated like family.

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