Gateway Motorsports Park April 21-23 drag weekend rescheduled due to weather; New date: June 30-July 2




PSCA Heads-up Hootenanny, Mid-West Pro Mod Association and JEGS Super Quick Series tripleheader moved to June 30-July 2

April 18, 2017, St. Louis Region – Gateway Motorsports Park’s April 21-23 tripleheader weekend – the PSCA Heads-up Hootenanny, NHRA JEGS Super Quick Series and Mid-West Pro Mod Association – has been postponed due to a Thursday-Sunday forecast of cooler temperatures, wind and rain. The event has been moved to Independence Weekend, June 30-July 2.

“The decision to postpone the event was mutually agreed upon by officials from PSCA, the Mid-West Pro Mod Association, NHRA Division 3 and Gateway Motorsports Park,” said Chris Blair, GMP’s Executive Vice President & General Manager. “With more than 200 teams traveling great distances to compete in the event – with very little chance of track activity taking place — the decision was made to postpone to save on team travel and operating expenses. In addition, the event has tremendous spectator support and the decision was made so that fans could have adequate time to cancel hotel reservations and adjust travel plans. The weekend forecast calls for extended periods of rain Thursday through late Saturday evening with temperatures in the low 50s during peak race times.”

Also affected by the rescheduling are GMP’s E.T. Bracket Series and Jr. Dragster Series. A revised schedule of events for the two local series will be released later this week.

NEW SCHEDULE:

THURSDAY, JUNE 29 – VP Racing Fuels Professional Test Session

11 a.m. — Pit gates open.

5-11 p.m. — Professional team testing ($200 per car, pay in staging lanes before first run).

11 p.m. — Test ‘n’ Tune concludes, overnight stack begins.

FRIDAY, JUNE 30 – PSCA Heads-up and JEGS Super Quick Qualifying

10 a.m. — Pit gates open.

2 p.m. — Tech inspection.

4 p.m.-Midnight — Open Test ‘n’ Tune ($50 per car, 3-run punch card).

6 p.m. – First rounds of JEGS Super Quick and PSCA Heads-up qualifying.

9 p.m. – Second round of JEGS Super Quick qualifying.

10 p.m. – Second round of PSCA Heads-up qualifying.

Midnight – Track closed.

SATURDAY, JULY 1 — Gateway E.T. Bracket Series, JEGS Super Quick, PSCA Heads-up Hootenanny

7 a.m. — Pit gates open.

7:30 a.m. — Tech inspection.

8 a.m. — Jr. Dragster time trials (2 runs).

9 a.m. – First round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

9:30 a.m. — Gateway E.T. Bracket Series time trial(s). Run order: Sportsman, Pro, Super Pro Motorcycle, Super Pro, Trophy.

11 a.m. – Final JEGS Super Quick Series qualifying session.

4 p.m. – Final PSCA Heads-up Hootenanny qualifying session (optional); Gateway E.T. Bracket Series eliminations.

6 p.m. – First round of JEGS Super Quick Series eliminations (64 cars).

7 p.m. – First round of PSCA Heads-up Hootenanny/Mid-West Pro Mod Association eliminations. Continue eliminations until complete.

10 p.m. — 10 O’clock T-shirt toss.

Midnight — All final rounds of eliminations.

SUNDAY, JULY 2 – Holiday Weekend Bracket Special, featuring Gateway E.T. Bracket Series, Jr. Dragsters, Missouri Street Car Shootout.

11 a.m. — Pit gates open for new arrivals.

Noon — Jr. Dragster time trial (1 run).

12:30 p.m. – First round of Missouri Street Car Shootout qualifying.

1 p.m. – First round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

1:30 p.m. – Second round of Missouri Street Car Shootout qualifying.

2 p.m. – Second round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

2:30 p.m. — Gateway E.T. Bracket Series time trial. Run order: Sportsman, Pro, Super Pro Motorcycle, Super Pro, Trophy.

Followed by:

Third round of Jr. Dragster eliminations.

First round of Missouri Street Car Shootout eliminations.

Gateway E.T. Bracket eliminations.

Continue eliminations until complete. Projected end time: 10 p.m.

 

All schedules are subject to change.

For more information, please call GMP at (618) 215-8888 or visit www.gatewaymsp.com. Follow GMP on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.




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