NMRA-NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing returns to WWTR in 2022

May 16, 2021, St. Louis Region – The 2021 NMRA-NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing was completed this afternoon at World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois and its series promoter and track officials announced the popular event will return to the St. Louis region on May 12-15, 2022.

“I’ve long been a fan of the NMRA and NMCA and it’s been an honor hosting the Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing in 2020 and 2021,” said WWTR Executive Vice President and General Manager Chris Blair. “The tremendous year-over-year growth, as well as the record-shattering performances we saw on the track this weekend, has me optimistic for the future of this great event at WWTR.

“Steve, Rollie and the entire NMCA and NMRA team have a great product and it fits well with our track and our geographic location. The 2022 Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing will be the destination event for fans, participants and vendors of great drag racing action.  The entire WWTR team is fully dedicated to the growth of this showcase event.”

This weekend’s event, televised on FloSports’ FloRacing channel, attracted more than 475 racing entries – from exotic Pro Mods to bracket cars – and included a car show and large manufacturer midway. The nine-race 2021 series also competes in Florida, Georgia, Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.

For more information on the NMRA-NMCA Super Bowl of Street Legal Drag Racing, please CLICK HERE.

WWTR is located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis. For additional 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 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.

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