May 30 — Ricky Thomas IV of St. Louis won the final round of High School class eliminations tonight at Gateway Motorsports Park in Madison, Illinois. Thomas faced Luke Albietz of Wentzville, Missouri and won on the starting line when Albietz fouled by .020-sec.
To reach the final, Thomas waded through a 17-car field by defeating Clay Crowe in the first round, Austin Maylor in the second, Brian Garcia in the third. Thomas singled in the semi-final.
For Albietz, it was his third appearance in the final round in four High School races held this year.
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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, 1.6-mile road course, a state-of-the-art karting facility and a 14-acre, multi-purpose dirt off-road venue. Gateway Motorsports Park 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 St. Louis Attractions Association.