April 12, 2016, St. Louis Region – The inaugural Gateway Carerra Classic Presented By Porsche St. Louis will take place April 22-24 on the Circuit of St. Louis road course at Gateway Motorsports Park. The all-Porsche road racing event includes sprint races and an enduro. It also marks the first race on the 944 Cup Racing Series Midwest Chapter schedule. Spectator admission is free.


Racing will feature everything from purpose-built, full-race Porsche Cayman GT4 Club Sports and GT3 Cup cars to modified street cars and stock cars with limited modifications.


The challenging seven-turn, 1.65-mile Circuit of St. Louis road course at Gateway Motorsports Park is located just five minutes from the Gateway Arch and downtown St. Louis.


Tentative schedule:

Friday — Test & Tune.

Saturday — Practice and qualifying sessions, fun races, practice starts, sprint race.

Sunday — Practice and qualifying sessions, sprint race, one-hour enduro.


For more information on this event, please visit: gatewaycarreraclassic.com.


For more information, please call GMP at (618) 215-8888 or visit www.wwtraceway.com. Follow GMP on Facebook and Twitter.


The vision for the new Gateway Motorsports Park is to create a racing lifestyle that attracts enthusiasts, professionals, amateurs and car lovers by harnessing the energy and passion of the thousands of racing fans in the heart of the Midwest.


Located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis and covering nearly 200 acres, Gateway is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the region, encompassing a ¼-mile NHRA-sanctioned drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, 1.6- mile road course, a state-of-the-art Karting facility and a new 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue.