April 30, 2019, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway — the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region — will host the sixth annual St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous on May 10-11. In addition to the special nostalgia classes (NDRL, Nostalgia Gassers, Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks and exhibition cars), WWTR will offer nostalgia bracket drag racing at the event.
Racer entry fees (includes car and driver):
Nostalgia Sportsman Bracket ¼ mile: $50.
Nostalgia No-box Bracket 1/8 mile: $60.
Nostalgia Drag Racing League (NDRL): $100.
Victory Nostalgia Super Stocks entry: $100.
NOSTALIGIA BRACKET RACING – OPEN TO PERIOD-CORRECT CARS
NOSTALGIA SPORTSMAN BRACKET – 1/4 mile
1979-and-older full-bodied cars only. 9.00 and slower. .5 Full Tree. No electronics. Transbrakes are permitted. $60 entry fee. $40 first round buy-back. Payout is based on 33 or more cars in first round of eliminations. Entry includes 2 time runs Friday, 2 runs Saturday and eliminations. Purse — $1,200 to win, $500 to runner-up, $150 for semis, $75 for quarters.
NOSTALGIA NO-BOX (PRO) BRACKET – 1/8 mile – Possible $2,00 to win
1979-and-older cars, dragsters, roadsters and Altereds. 4.50 and slower. .5 Full Tree. No electronics. Transbrakes are permitted. $60 entry fee. $40 first round buy-back. Entry includes 2 time runs Friday, 1 to 2 runs Saturday morning and eliminations Saturday afternoon. Guaranteed payout: $1,200 to win, $500 for runner-up, $150 for semis, $75 for quarters.
$300 bonus to the winner 65 or more cars in first round of eliminations.
$100 bonus to the winner if driver is a member of Gateway Bracket Series.
$100 bonus to the winner if driver traveled more than 175 miles one-way to race.
$100 bonus to the winner if driver is age 60 or older.
$100 bonus to the winner if driver is age 65 or older.
$100 bonus to the winner if driver is age 70 or older.
A driver, age 71, who is a member of the Gateway Bracket program and drove 176 miles one way to the track would win $2,000 if more than 65 cars participate in the first round of eliminations. A local 35-year-old bracket racer, who is signed up for points, would win $1,600 if more than 65 cars in first round of eliminations.
FRIDAY EVENING ALL-RUN BRACKET GAMBLER FOLLOWING TIME TRIALS
1/4 mile. $20 to enter (pay in staging lanes). 100% payback (50% to race winner, 30% to runner-up, 10% to semi-finalists).
Racing rainout and make-up date: Sunday, May 12. In the unlikely event of a rainout, the racing segment of this event will take place on Sunday starting at 9 a.m. The bands, car cruise and pin-up contest will take place on Saturday, rain or shine.
Link to the entire event’s website: CLICK HERE
For more information, please call World Wide Technology Raceway at (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 340 acres, Gateway Motorsports Park is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. World Wide Technology Raceway’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. World Wide Technology Raceway 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 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.