August 22, 2020, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway in Madison, Illinois, will be the new home of the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing. The announcement was made today by the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals and NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, the leaders in the street-legal drag racing market, made the announcement today. The largest street-legal drag race event of the year will take place May 13-16, 2021.
“The Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing will be the third stop for each series on the 2021 schedule and the typical weather conditions are primed for record setting performances,” said Rollie Miller, General Manager and National Event Director at ProMedia Events and Publishing. “This is the big one for us and the World Wide Technology Raceway facility and its staff are highly capable of handling this unique and popular event. We thank WWTR owner and CEO Curtis Francois and Executive Vice President and General Manager Chris Blair for helping us bring this event to its new home.”
“We couldn’t be more thrilled to host the prestigious NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing,” said Blair. “It fits in nicely with the other popular street-legal and hardcore racing events held at our facility. The two sanctioning bodies offer a highly-organized and exciting program that the St. Louis area fans and racers will enjoy.”
The Holley NMRA Ford Nationals launches its 23rd season at Bradenton Motorsports Park in Florida with the Nitto Tire NMRA Spring Break Shootout on March 4-7, 2021. The next event comes a month later, April 8-11, 2021 at Atlanta Dragway in Commerce, Georgia, for the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals. The third event on the six-race schedule is WWTR on May 13-16, 2021. The fourth and fifth events will be announced shortly and the season will conclude at Beech Bend Raceway in Bowling Green, Kentucky, with the biggest and baddest Ford motorsport event of the year, the Nitto Tire NMRA World Finals + Holley Intergalactic Ford Festival. For more information about the Holley NMRA Ford Nationals, visit www.NMRAdigital.com .
The NMCA Muscle Car Nationals season will begin at Bradenton Motorsports Park but officials have not yet revealed the date yet due to changes in the motorsport calendar. The second event will be at Atlanta Dragway with the NMRA/NMCA All-Star Nationals on April 8-11, 2021. The third stop is at WWTR on May 13-16, 2021 with the Nitto Tire NMRA/NMCA Super Bowl of Street-Legal Drag Racing. The fourth, fifth, and sixth stops on the national event tour will be announced shortly. For more information about the NMCA Muscle Car Nationals, visit www.NMCAdigital.com.
For 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.