May 1, 2019, St. Louis Region – An organizational meeting for the new Jr. Street class will be held at World Wide Technology Raceway during Wide Open Wednesday presented by AAA Insurance on May 8.

The informational meeting will introduce the NHRA Jr. Street Program. This meeting will provide potential 13-16-year-old participants and their parents (or guardians) with background information on the program and a  discussion with program organizers and track officials. The meeting will take place in the Drag Strip Tower, Room 112, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

The Wide Open Wednesday gate admission of $15 for those 15 years of age and older will be waived for both the potential Jr. Street program participant and one parent for this informational meeting. When you arrive at the ticket booth, inform the worker you are attending the Jr. Street Program organizational meeting.

For more information, contact Brad Cannon (dragstriptower@wwtraceway.com), George Whitaker (george.whitaker@wwtraceway.com), or Tim Seibel at (618) 791-8710. Visit www.nhra.com/jr-street for general information about the NHRA Jr. Street program.

If you are interested in starting the license process on this night, please visit www.nhra.com/jr-street ahead of time and print the license application.


For more information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.wwtraceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, 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 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. World Wide Technology Raceway’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. World Wide Technology Raceway 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 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.

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