Following a weekend off for the St. Louis Nostalgia Rendezvous, bracket racing and Jr. Dragster competition will resume at the Gateway Motorsports Park Dragplex on Saturday, May 14. Gates will open at 9 a.m. with time trials at 10:30 a.m.


Saturday, May 14 schedule:

9 a.m. — Gates open, pit parking, racer registration.

10 a.m. — Tech inspection.


10:30 a.m. — First Jr. Dragster time trial.

First Trophy time trial.


11 a.m. — Second Jr. Dragster time trial.

Second Trophy time trial.


11:30 a.m. — Jr. Dragster eliminations.

Trophy eliminations.


Noon — Top Fuel Concessions open.



First round of bracket series time trials:

Order: Pro, Box ¼-Mile Bonus Time Trial, Super Pro, No Box ¼-Mile Bonus, Super Pro Motorcycle, Sportsman.


Street Car Heads-Up Class qualifying (2 sessions).

Trophy and Jr. Dragster eliminations continue.

Second round of time trials and qualifying for all classes.

First round of eliminations for bracket series and Heads-Up Class.

Second round of eliminations for bracket series and Heads-Up Class.

¼-Mile Bonus eliminations begin following second round of all classes.


Schedule is an approximate estimate and is subject to change for various reasons.

Time trials in Super Pro and Pro will be contested as ¼-mile to accommodate racers needing runs for the ¼-Mile Bonus Class.

The Bonus race is a non-points program. In the event of weather, priority will be given to completing all point series classes.


Entry fees and admission:

VP Racing Fuels Super Pro – 1/8 mile points: $65.

Pro – 1/8 mile points: $55.

Sportsman – ¼ mile points: $40.

Super Pro Motorcycle – ¼ mile points: $40.

Trophy – ¼ mile points: $30.

Jr. Dragster Thunder or Lightning – points: $30.

Jr. Dragster Rookie – non-points: $30.

Street Car Heads Up Class: $35 (car and driver).

Spectator admission or crew passes: $15.