February 1, 2021, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway, the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region, is proud to announce Formula DRIFT, the world’s premier drifting organization, will return in 2021 for the fourth consecutive year.
The Formula DRIFT event will take place on August 27-28, one week after WWTR’s INDYCAR-NASCAR Doubleheader Weekend. The WWTR event is the sixth of eight meets on the 2021 Formula DRIFT schedule. The event, named Round 6: The Crossroads, will feature FD’s Pro and Prospec Series. Tickets now are on sale and start at $30. Children 5 and under are free. To purchase tickets, please visit www.FormulaD.com.
The 2020 edition of Formula DRIFT at WWTR was a doubleheader. Fredric Aasbo of Norway and Chelsea DeNofa of the United States are the defending champions.
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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. In 2020, WWTR received the Track Award at the annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. The 2021 season marks the 10th year of Francois’ ownership of the facility.