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March 5, 2021, St. Louis Region – World Wide Technology Raceway, the home of NASCAR, INDYCAR and NHRA racing in the St. Louis-Metro East region, will launch its 2021 season of street-legal drag racing on Friday, March 26.
The popular Ranken Technical College presents Midnight Madness fueled by NOS Energy Drink features drag racing for street-legal cars and motorcycles, drifting, DJs, contests and attractions.
The program is offered as a safer alternative to illegal street racing. All drivers and riders must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license and have proof of insurance. Drivers and riders younger than 18 must present a signed minor’s release. Cars and motorcycles must be street-legal, registered and plated, and must pass a safety inspection.
All Ranken Technical College presents Midnight Madness fueled by NOS Energy Drink events are held on Friday nights. The updated dates for 2021 include: April 30, May 28, June 18, July 16, August 6, September 10, October 8 and October 29.
Gates will open at 6 p.m. with racing at 7 p.m.
Drivers and riders may save money by purchasing entries in advance on the contact-free PitPay app: $25 in advance or $30 at the gate. Crew passes are $17 in advance or $20 at the gate.
Adult spectator admission is $17 in advance or $20 at the gate. Kids 8-15 are $8 and children 7 and under are free.
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WWTR is located just five minutes from downtown St. Louis. For additional information on World Wide Technology Raceway, please call (618) 215-8888 or visit www.WWTRaceway.com. Follow WWTR on Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram.
About World Wide Technology Raceway
World Wide Technology Raceway 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 600 acres, WWTR is the largest outdoor entertainment facility in the area. WWTR’s facilities include a 1/4-mile drag strip, 1.25-mile superspeedway, recently-expanded 2.0-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility, a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue and the Gateway Drive-In Theater at World Wide Technology Raceway (a drive-in entertainment venue able to accommodate 3,000 cars). WWTR acquired Gateway National Golf Links, adjacent to the speedway property, in 2019. WWTR 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 the 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 World Wide Technology Raceway (known then as Gateway Motorsports Park) to prominence. In 2020, WWTR received the Track Award at the annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Awards. The 2021 season marks the 10th year of Francois’ ownership of the facility.