Gateway Motorsports Park’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ For Linemen 200 has a new radio home in the St. Louis region. WBGZ (1570 AM and 94.3 FM) will carry the Motor Racing Network (MRN) broadcast of the race live and in its entirety on Saturday, June 17.
“WBGZ is proud to add the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 MRN broadcast to our already extensive motorsports coverage,” said WBGZ General Manager Nick Darr. “When added to our coverage of the Verizon IndyCar Series, the weekly PRN At The Track and the extensive local motorsports coverage afforded by Doug Jenkins, we feel this addition further solidifies our place in the St. Louis market as a leader in motorsports coverage.”
Tickets for the June 17 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 are on sale and may be purchased at the GMP ticket office, by phone at (618) 215-8888 or online at www.wwtraceway.com. General admission tickets start at just $36 and kids 15 and under are free (general admission).
Saturday, June 17 — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 schedule
8:30 a.m. — Spectator parking lots open.
9 a.m. — Spectator gates open.
9 a.m. — Climbin’ for Linemen competition begins (infield).
9:30-10:25 a.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 practice.
11:30 a.m.-12:25 p.m. — Final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 practice.
1:30-2:30 p.m. — Illinois Lottery 40 ARCA Midwest Tour practice and qualifying.
2-2:45 p.m. — NASCAR driver autograph session (infield).
2:30-4:30 p.m. — Free concert by The Band Steele on the midway.
4:45 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 qualifying.
5:45 p.m. — ARCA Midwest Tour Illinois Lottery 40 driver introductions.
6:10 p.m. — ARCA Midwest Tour Illinois Lottery 40 (40 laps, 50 miles, timed event).
7 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 driver introductions.
7:30 p.m. — NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 (160 laps, 200 miles).
Schedule is subject to change.
Twitter hashtag: #D4LM200
For more information on Gateway Motorsports Park, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.wwtraceway.com. Follow GMP on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.
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, the 1.6-mile Circuit of St. Louis road course, a state-of-the-art Karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.
WBGZ is a news/talk format with heavy emphasis on local sports, and is located in Alton, Illinois. You can find WBGZ on your radio dial at 1570am and 94.3fm. We can also be heard through The Big Z app, and at our website, www.AltonDailyNews.com.