Rumble Before the Roar party zone is the exciting new way to experience the

Bommarito Automotive Group 500 INDYCAR race at Gateway Motorsports Park


Gateway Motorsports Park is offering INDYCAR fans ages 21 and over a unique and exciting pre-race party experience for the second annual Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline Verizon IndyCar Series race on August 25.

The Rumble Before the Roar is the ultimate pre-race party zone, featuring DJs, the Gateway Girls, special guest appearances, beer Olympics, t-shirt giveaways and entertainment. The party zone opens at 3 p.m. and runs until the green flag is waved for the INDYCAR race.  Admission is only $25 and includes a souvenir mug, complimentary beer and soft drinks and light snacks.  The party zone expanse includes GMP’s all-new cash bar, concession stand and food truck area.  It’s the ultimate way to party with friends before a great night of racing under the lights.   Ticket price increases to $30 at the gate.

Open to adults age 21 and older.  Race ticket required for entry.




The Verizon IndyCar Series – the cars and stars of the Indianapolis 500 – played to a packed house last August at Gateway Motorsports Park.  Josef Newgarden passed teammate Simon Pagenaud on lap 218 to lead the final 30 laps and score his fourth win of the 2017 season, en route to the series championship.  Tickets for the Bommarito Automotive Group 500 presented by Axalta and Valvoline may be purchased online at or by calling the GMP ticket office at (618) 215-8888.

For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, please call (618) 215-8888. Follow GMP on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram. Join the conversation at @GatewayMSP and #Bommarito500.


About Gateway Motorsports Park

Gateway Motorsports Park 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. Gateway Motorsports Park’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. Gateway Motorsports Park 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.