Revisions to remaining 2021 drag strip schedule announced

September 30, 2021, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway today announced a revised schedule for the remainder of the 2021 drag racing season. With the season quickly coming to a close, 17 days of racing action remain in the 2021 season.

Changes to the 2021 schedule include:

  • The October 9 Fire & Fuel Festival has been rescheduled by the event promoter.  A replacement date will be announced for 2022. WWTR track has added a “Run-What-Ya-Brung Saturday” to the schedule for October 9 as a replacement event.
  • The October 23 Circus of Speed has been postponed to 2022 due to a scheduling conflict with a nationally-televised series which created a conflict with participants. Anyone who purchased an advance ticket will receive a full refund as well as a ticket to a 2022 WWTR event. The track has added a “Run-What-Ya-Brung Saturday” to the schedule for October 23 as a replacement event.

Remaining drag strip schedule for the 2020 season:

October

1-3 — NHRA Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series.

6 — Wide Open Wednesday.

8 – Ranken Technical College presents Midnight Madness fueled by NOS Energy Drink.

9 — Run-What-Ya-Brung Saturday (roll racing, drag testing, grudge racing, Gambler race) featuring $500-to-win, winner-take-all SUV bracket race.

14-17 – eBay Motors Fall Festival $10,000-to-win bracket race.

20 — Wide Open Wednesday.

23 – Run-What-Ya-Brung Saturday (roll racing, drag testing, grudge racing, Gambler race) featuring electric car drags and motorcycle bagger race.

27 – Wide Open Wednesday season finale.

29 – Ranken Technical College presents Midnight Madness fueled by NOS Energy Drink season finale.

 

November

5-7 — Midwest Jr. Super Series.

 

Tentative opening date for 2022 season is March 18-19.

 

For more information, please call (618) 215-8888. Follow WWTR on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

 

About World Wide Technology Raceway

World Wide Technology Raceway (WWTR) 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. 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, the 2017 Spirit of St. Louis Award from the St. Louis Attractions Association, and the 2020 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Award. 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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