Gateway Motorsports Park


Event General Information

Spectator Pricing:

$35 Weekend Adult Super Saver (Save $19)
Friday – $15
Saturday – $22
Sunday – $17

Children under 12 Free

Spectator Gate Hours:

Friday – 4:00 pm
Saturday – 10:00 am/Pro Show @ 5:00 pm
Sunday – 9:00 am/Pro Show at Noon

Mid America Chevrolet Dealers Will Host a
Ride & Drive – All Day Saturday & Sunday
Come out and Drive a New Chevrolet

Host Hotel Double Tree by Hilton
1000 Eastport Plaza Drive
Collinsville, IL 62234
618-345-2800
$99 Per Night Rate – Reference Gateway Super Chevy

For Event Information: 618-215-8888 ext. 101 or 114

Event Schedule

(Schedule Subject to Change)

Thursday, June 19, 2014
12 – 5 Vendor Move-In

Friday, June 20, 2014
9:00 – 2:00 Vendor Move-In
12:00 – 8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspection
12:00 – 5:00 Car Show Registration
2:00 – 4:00 Super Car Group Time Runs
4:00 Spectator Gates Open
4:00 Test ‘n’ Tune ($30 – 3 run punch card)
7:00 Box & No Box Gamblers – 100% payback
7:30 True Street Leaves Track for 30 Mile Cruise
9:15 True Street Drag Racing
10:00 Conclude Racing

Saturday, June 21, 2014
7:30 Swap Meet Vendor Gates Open
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 Participant / Vendor Gates Open
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 – 12:00 Car Show Registration
9:00 Jr. Dragster Time Trials
9:30 Super Car Group – Exhibition Pass
10:00 Spectator Gates Open
10:00 Chevrolet Ride & Drive (All Day – Drive New Chevrolets)
10:00 Bracket Time Trials
12:00 Car & Truck Show Judging Begins
12:00 – 2:00 Revell Make N Take Model Building – Car Show Awards Area
1:00 Outlaw Radial Qualifying #1
2:00 Super Car Group – Exhibition Pass
3:00 Outlaw Radial Qualifying #2
4:00 CamaroGuys.com Gen 5 Challenge (Trophy Class)
5:00 National Anthem – Outlaw Radials Round 1 – 16 Cars
5:00 Car / Truck Show – Saturday Awards
5:45 Participants Cruise the Oval Track & Photos
6:00 Super Quick Round 1 Qualifying
6:30 Outlaw Radials Round 2 – 8 Cars
7:00 Jet Car Exhibition
7:30 Outlaw Radial Round 3 – 4 cars
8:00 Super Quick Round 2 Qualifying
8:30 Car Show Parade of Stars
8:45 All Saturday Finals
9:00 Jet Car Exhibition

Sunday, June 22, 2014
7:30 Swap Meet Vendors Gates Open
8:00 Participant / Vendor Gates open
8:00 – 12:00 Car Show Registration
8:00 Pit Parking & Tech Inspections
8:00 Racer For Christ Service
8:30 Jr. Dragster Final Time Trial
9:00 Spectator Gates Open
9:00 Chevrolet Ride & Drive (All Day – Drive New Chevrolets)
9:00 Jr. Dragster Round 1 Eliminations
9:30 Bracket time Trials
12:00 Opening Ceremonies
12:00 All Eliminations
12:00 – 2:00 Revell Make N Take Model Building – Car Show Awards Area
1:00 Jet Car Exhibition
4:00 Jet Car Exhibition
4:30 Car / Truck Show – Sunday Awards (Class Awards)
4:00 Jr. Dragster Finale & Continue Eliminations until Complete

CLICK HERE FOR CAR SHOW INFORMATION

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD PARTICIPANT ENTRY FORM

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS JUNE 9

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD RACE PARTICIPANT ENTRY FORM

DEADLINE FOR PRE-REGISTRATION IS JUNE 9

Friday Race Classes

Test & Tune
Slicks & SCS Racers 4 – 10 PM
Entry: $30.00

True Street (7:30 pm Leave for 30 Mile Cruise – 9:15 Drag Race)
Open to All-Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
¼ Mile – Drag Race – 30 Mile Cruise (Highway)
Entry: $90
Includes: Friday Night Trophy Class w/Jacket and Entry to DOT on Sunday Class
(Sunday DOT – $1,000 Winner & Jacket, $400 Runner Up, $100 SemI, ¼’s $75.00)

Saturday Race Classes

Driveduracell.com Bracket 1
Open to All-Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
Electronics
1/4 mile
.5 Full Tree with Compulink Cross-Talk
Entry: $60
Buybacks: $30 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,200 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $400 & Trophy
Semi: $125
¼: $75

Bracket 2 (Pro – Sportsman – No Box)
Open to Chevrolet Powered or Bodied Cars
1/4 mile
.5 Full Tree
Non-Electronics
Entry: $50
Buybacks: $30 (first –or-second round)
Winner: $1,000 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $350 & Trophy
Semi: $100
¼: $65

Outlaw 28’s vs. 275 Drag Radial – Heads-Up
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree
Quickest 16 cars from 2 qualifying rounds. Payout based on minimum of 12 entries.
Open to all-makes and models. (See Radial Revenge Rules)
Must win first round to win prize money.
Entry fee: $125
Winner: $1,500 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $750 & Trophy
Semi #3: $350
Semi #4: $250

Outlaw MX235 Drag Radial – Heads-Up
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree
Quickest 16 cars from 2 qualifying rounds. Payout based on minimum of 12 entries.
Open to all-makes and models. (See Radial Revenge Rules)
Must win first round to win prize money.
Entry fee: $125
Winner: $1,500 & Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $750 & Trophy
Semi #3: $350
Semi #4: $250

CamaroGuys Gen 5 Challenge presented by S&W Race Cars
Open to 5th Generation Camaros
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry fee: No Charge w/Other Entry Fee
Winner: Special Camaro Guys 5th Gen Trophy & Jacket
Runner Up Trophy

Chevy Street Trophy
Open to all Chevrolet Bodied or Powered Street Vehicles
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
Entry Fee: $40
Buybacks: $20
All run field – random pair
Winner – Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up- Trophy

EFI Heads-Up – All Makes & Models
Open to all EFI Street Legal Cars
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree – Sportsman Ladder – Heads-Up
Entry: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

Sunday Race Classes

Drive Duracell.com Bracket 1 (Super Pro – Box)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Electronics permitted
1/8 mile
.5 Full Tree with Compulink Cross-Talk
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $75
Buybacks: $40 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $2,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $1,500 & Trophy
Semis: $500
Quarters: $200
1/8: $100

Bracket 2 (No-Box – Pro – Sportsman)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Non-electronics
1/8 mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $65
Buybacks: $35 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $600 & Trophy
Semis: $200
Quarters: $100
1/8: $75

D.O.T./Street (Sportsman)
Open to Chevrolet Bodied or Powered cars only.
Non-Electronics.
No Transbrakes.
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair
Entry Fee: $55
Buybacks: $30 (first –or- second round)
Winner: $1,000 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $400 & Trophy
Semi: $100
1/4s: $75

Super Quick Outlaw Open
Open to the fastest dragsters and door cars – regardless of make or model
1/8 mile – .5 Full Tree – Compulink Cross Talk
Must Qualify Quicker than 5.29 – All-Run Field
Dial-in of 3.66-5.29 E.T. (Must dial within .2 of qualified time in eliminations)
Purse based on minimum of 24 cars competing in round 1 eliminations.
Two (2) Qualifying Runs on Saturday. Eliminations Sunday.
Entry Fee: $200
Winner: $2,500 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-up: $1,000 & Trophy
Semis: $400
1/4: $200

Corvette Challenge
Open to all street legal Corvettes
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair to ladder.
Payout based on minimum 16 car field.
Entry Fee: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

Pick-Up Truck Challenge
Open to all street legal Chevrolet Trucks
¼ mile
.5 Full Tree
All run field – random pair to ladder.
Payout based on minimum16 truck field.
Entry fee: $40
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy

1/8 Mile Super Index Shootout (6.0 & 7.0)
Open to all Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree – Driver picks index of 6.0 or 7.0
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $50
Winner: $200 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $100 plus Trophy

1/8 Mile Heavy Index Battle (8.0 & 9.0)
Open to all Chevy Powered or Bodied Vehicles
1/8 mile
.4 Pro Tree – Driver picks index of 8.0 or 9.0
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $50
Winner: $200 plus Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: $100 plus Trophy

Jr Dragster
1/8 mile – 2 Time Trials on Saturday & 1 Time Trial Sunday
Eliminations Sunday
All run field – random pair round 1 – ladder after round 1
Entry fee: $40
Buybacks: $20
Winner: Trophy & Jacket
Runner-Up: Trophy
Semi: Trophy

 

True Street Rules:
Based on 16 car minimum

Class Description
True Street is a racing class for mildly modified to heavily modified high performance Chevy-based street vehicles that are street certified and able to drive over a 30-mile distance. All Chevy vehicles permitted. Any Chevy based engine, and any number and/or type of power adders are permitted. Vehicles must be registered, licensed, and insured. There will be trophies and awards for not only quickest average, and runner up, but also for the following: closest averaged ET that is not quicker than the following – 9.00, 10.00, 11.00, 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, and 15.00.

Qualifying Information, Ladder Type, & Tree
All Run, NMRA True Street Format, Pro Tree.

CLASS RULES, TRUE STREET
VEHICLES PERMITTED
All Chevy-bodied vehicle and Chevy Powered vehicles accepted. Dragsters and roadsters prohibited.

BODY RULES:
OEM steel (fiberglass/composite if OEM equipped) body shell required. Aftermarket body kits are permitted. Only permitted lightweight components are hood, front valance, rear valance, front and rear bumpers, and rear trunk lid/hatch. Hood is required, may be made of lightweight material. Hood scoops permitted. Any rear wing permitted. OEM safety glass windows required & must be functional. Lexan prohibited.

POWER ADDERS & POWERTRAIN
Any Chevy-based engine, and any number and/or type of power adders are permitted. Any manual or automatic transmission is permitted. Any rear end is permitted. Exhaust system with mufflers is required.

CHASSIS & SUSPENSION
CHASSIS/FRAME: Stock-type chassis, permitted. Stock firewall & stock front frame rails must be in stock location and unmodified. Starting at firewall rearward, floor and chassis may be replaced with aftermarket components. Full tube-type chassis vehicles prohibited.
FRONT SUSPENSION: Stock-type front suspension, or stock bolt-in-type replacement front suspension required. Tubular front suspension components permitted. Coil over shocks/struts are permitted.
REAR SUSPENSION: Stock type chassis and stock type suspension is required. Coil-over shocks and springs permitted for both front and rear suspension. Shocks and spring may be re-located. Standard bolt-on replacement suspension and chassis components are permitted. Tubular bolt-in front K-members and A-arm kits are permitted. Back-half vehicles are prohibited. Ladder bars and/or aftermarket 4-links are prohibited. Wheelie bars are prohibited.

STREET EQUIPMENT
In order to compete, all vehicles and/or drivers are required the following:
1. Valid driver’s license
2. Valid vehicle registration
3. Valid license plate(s). Dealer plates prohibited. Paper license tag will be accepted on a new model year car with current registration paper work less than 60 days old from current event date
4. Valid insurance “ID” card. Faxes and/or letters from insurance companies and/or brokers not acceptable.
5. Valid state inspection sticker (if required by state vehicle is registered). 6. D.O.T. Radials or D.O.T. Slicks on front and rear of vehicle.
7. Hood is required, may be made of lightweight material. Hood scoops permitted. Hood/scoop may be liftoff.
8. OEM safety glass windows required & must be functional. Lexan prohibited.
9. Performance aftermarket or OEM style functioning Driver and Passenger seats required.
During the tech-in process, vehicle must have operational street equipment, including headlights, taillights, brake lights, turn signals, and horn.

TIRES: FRONT & REAR
DOT slick tires or DOT legal radials tires required for drive tires during the road tour AND the True Street competition and class run off. Racing slicks prohibited. Maximum actual measured tire size is as follows: Actual measured tread of all racing slick-type tire is limited to 10.75-inches. For D.O.T. radial tires, maximum sidewall designation permitted is 325mm. Tire height is unrestricted. A “go/no-go” gauge will be used to measured tire width. Tire shaving is prohibited. Tire changing is prohibited during or after the road tour. Vehicles equipped from the factory with 345 DOT Radials are permitted to compete with the 345 style DOT Radial on an 18 inch rim.

WHEELS
Spindle-mount front wheels prohibited.

30-MILE CRUISE
There will be a 30 mile supervised cruise prior to competition, limited to those vehicles that have passed tech inspection. An escort will supervise the cruise in accordance with local laws and ordinances. Each competitor and crew will be on their own recognizance during the escort and cruise and bear the full responsibility of their actions as they would on city streets. Please be safe and follow all traffic laws during the cruise.

SUPPORT VEHICLES
Support vehicles (i.e., tow vehicles, crew, etc.) are permitted optionally on the road tour, but must trail behind the True Street participants, and the escort, at all times. All support vehicles are on their own reconnaissance and must obey all applicable local safety and traffic laws.

DISQUALIFICATION/COMPLETION
Cruise is mandatory in the time allotted for competition. Any vehicle unable to complete the road tour under its on power, within the allotted time, will be disqualified from racing. Any vehicle that falls behind the trailing escort will be disqualified.

COOLDOWN PERIOD/RETURN PROCEDURES
After the vehicles return from the road tour, they will return directly to the designated staging lanes for the cool-down period. They may not change tires. The cool-down period will typically last between 15 to 45 minutes. During this cool down period only, entrants may adjust tire pressure (add or remove tire pressure), install fresh nitrous bottles, install ice in their intercooler (only if located in trunk, rear hatch or rear seat area). A strict CLOSED HOOD policy will be in effect until a competitor has completed his or her three back-to-back passes. No re-fueling allowed once car leaves on cruise. Engines must remain turned off during entire cool-down period. External cooling of engine by any means (cold water, outdoor fans, etc.) prohibited. Any engine changes, repairs, or adjustments (changing rocker arms, carburetor adjustments, etc.) prohibited. Changing of tires prohibited. No laptops in vehicle permitted at any time once the first of the three back-to-back passes is initiated.

RACE FORMAT
When called to “load up” in the staging lanes, all True Street competitors must report to their cars and prepare to make three back-to-back quarter mile passes. All hoods and deck lids must remain secured, as they must remain closed until completion of all three passes. Vehicles with air-to-water intercoolers may not add ice to intercooler tank between back-to-back passes, even if intercooler tank is located in interior of vehicle.

NHRA RULES
For all current rules and/or changes please visit the NHRA website: www.nhra.com