March 24 — The Missouri Street Car Shootout will hold seven events at Gateway Motorsports Park’s Dragplex in Madison, Illinois in 2017. The first event will take place on Sunday, April 2 during the ET Bracket Series presented by Carl’s 4-Wheel Drive & Performance Center meet. The entry fee is $35.

2017 Missouri Streetcar Shootout schedule: April 2, April 30, June 4, June 25, July 28, September 17 and October 20.


Vehicle must have current registration and tags with VIN-matching license plate. Any engine combination is allowed. Any transmission allowed. Any transmission controller allowed. Any transmission valve body allowed. Any power adder or combination of power adders allowed. Any tire type and size allowed. Any suspension allowed. Any exhaust allowed. Any fuel types allowed. Any carburetor or fuel injection system allowed. No minimum weight. Towing to or from the starting line and shutdown area is prohibited. Tube chassis is prohibited. Pro tree. Trophy/plaque to each event winner.


The 2017 Missouri Street Car Shootout is a heads-up racing class and series. The class will be populated with street-based vehicles that have current license, registration, and tags. A license plate with a valid tag that matches the registration and VIN is required. Racers in the class will be called to the staging lanes by the announcer in the officials’ tower, minimizing time waiting in staging lanes. The class will be a heads-up racing format on a pro tree. Two rounds of time trials will be run prior to the elimination rounds. The elimination ladder will be set up by either a random hat draw of qualifiers, racer callouts with the remaining qualifiers drawn at random, or a conventional sportsman ladder. Each car in the class is guaranteed a minimum of three (3) runs in this format. The main requirements for the class are the current registration with VIN-matching plates and factory chassis. The vehicle must move under its own power to the starting line and from the shutdown area. Towing is prohibited.


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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.