New York, N.Y. (April 15, 2019) – ARX debuts at Gateway Motorsports Park, located just outside of St. Louis, Missouri, drawing fans from across the Midwest region to the venue that will host rallycross for the first time. ARX of Gateway becomes the latest event for the multi-purpose facility which also hosts NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA events throughout the summer
The July 13-14 date features the first-ever ARX Supercar double-header event, in which the championship will contest Rounds 2-3 alongside the ARX2 developmental category, creating one of the most thrilling weekends of rallycross around the world. Fans will be able to see the likes of Scott Speed, Patrik Sandell, Chris Atkinson, Steve Arpin and more, power their 600 bhp production-modified vehicles that launch from 0-60 mph in less than 1.9 seconds around the exciting new course.
“We are looking forward to hosting this incredible new series and showcase our specially-designed rallycross track at Gateway Motorsports Park,” said Gateway Motorsports Park Executive Vice President and General Manager Chris Blair. “Americas Rallycross is another tremendous addition to our schedule. The motorsports fans of the St. Louis-Metro East region continue to support a wide array of events at our venue and we expect their enthusiasm to continue with this great addition.”
“We’re very excited to announce tickets are on sale for the inaugural ARX of Gateway,” said ARX Series Director, Jordan Martindale, of IMG. “We hope our debut in the St. Louis and Illinois market will attract existing motorsports fans and we look forward to hosting devotees of traditional rally, including the 100 Acre Wood Rally in central Missouri.”
Early bird ticket price discounts are on sale from now until May 31st. Single-day prices begin at $30 for adults and just $10 for juniors. Get your tickets now, as prices will increase beginning June 1st.
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. 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 Gateway Motorsports Park to prominence.
About Americas Rallycross
ARX is a North American-based rallycross championship fielding action sports stars, world-class manufacturers and competing in premier locations around the continent. ARX is the next evolution of the high speed, action-packed world of rallycross. Rallycross is the fastest growing form of racing in the world. Short races, viewer friendly asphalt and dirt circuits with 600 brake horsepower production-based racecars make for exciting racing and is suited to the way we enjoy sports today. IMG, the global sports and entertainment agency is the promoter and commercial rights holder of the series.
IMG is a global leader in sports, fashion, events and media, operating in more than 30 countries. The company manages some of the world’s greatest sports figures and fashion icons; stages hundreds of live events and branded entertainment experiences annually; and is a leading independent producer and distributor of sports and entertainment media. IMG also specializes in sports training and league development, as well as marketing, media and licensing for brands, sports organizations and collegiate institutions. IMG is part of the Endeavor network.